Program

First morning session 09:00-10:20  ( 4 papers - 20 min each: 15 min + questions)

 9:00 - 9:20

 Soft Global Constraints in Distributed Constraint Optimization

 Christian Bessiere, Ismel Brito, Patricia Gutierrez and Pedro Meseguer
 9:20 - 9:40 Message Passing for Distributed QoS-Security Tradeoffs
 Hala Mostafa, Partha Pal and Patrick Hurley
 9:40 - 10:00 Partial Cooperation in Multi-Agent Search
 Roie Zivan, Alon Grubshtein, Michal Friedman and Amnon Meisels
10:00 - 10:20 A Better Maximization Procedure For Online Distributed Constraint Optimization 
 Yoonheui Kim and Victor Lesser

Second morning session 10:50-13:00  ( 6 papers - 20 min each: 15 min + questions)

 10:50 - 11:10 RB-LBP: Scaling up decentralized supply chain formation
 Toni Penya-Alba, Meritxell Vinyals, Jesus Cerquides and Juan A. Rodriguez-Aguilar
 11:10 - 11:30 Lossy Stochastic Game Abstraction with Bounds
 Tuomas Sandholm and Satinder Singh
 11:30 - 11:50 Game-Theoretic Target Selection in Contagion-based Domains
 Jason Tsai, Thanh Nguyen and Milind Tambe
 11:50 - 12:10 Designing Patrol Strategies to Maximize Pristine Forest Area
 Fei Fang, Matthew P. Johnson, Milind Tambe and H.J. Albers
 12:10 - 12:30 Practical Distributed Coalition Formation via Heuristic Negotiation in Social Networks
Sarvapali Ramchurn, Enrico Gerding, Nicolas Jennings and Jun Hu

 12:30 - 12:50 Constrained Coalition Formation 
 Talal Rahwan, Tomasz Michalak, Edith Elkind, Piotr Faliszewski, Michael Wooldridge and Nicholas Jennings


First afternoon session 14:20-16:00  ( Invited talk - 1h including questions + 2 papers - 20 min each: 15 min + questions )

 14:20 -15:20 INVITED TALK
 15:20-15:40 Extending the Difference Reward to Multi-Objective Congestion Problems
 Logan Yliniemi and Kagan Tumer
 15:40-16:00 Modulating Communication to Improve Multi-Agent Learning Convergence 
 Paul Scerri


Second afternoon session 16:30-18:30  (  1 papers - 20 min each: 15 min + questions , Panel - 45 min-1h)

 16:30-16:50  Applying a call center multiagent simulation model to study how routing policies can reduce call costs in toll-free call center
  Claudio Lopes, Ricardo Ferreira and Gustavo Silva
 16:50-17:50 DISCUSSION PANEL