Hosted  by DFKI GmbH and Universität des Saarlandes

2nd European Agent Systems Summer School

EASSS 2000

EASSS'2000 is organized by AgentLink --- Europe's IST-funded Network of Excellence for agent-based computing. The school will consist of a mixture of introductory and advanced courses. The courses will be presented by internationally leading experts in the field and will cover the full range of theoretical and practical aspects of agent-based computing.




  • Foundations of Intelligent Agents and Multiagent Systems
  • Logical Foundations of Agent Systems
  • Problem Solving and Planning
  • Intelligent Cooperative Information Systems
  • Coordination, Communication, and Collaboration
  • Automated Negotiation and Decision Making
  • Computational Markets
  • Organization Design
  • Societies of Artificial Agents and Social Simulation
  • Behavior-oriented Control of Physical Agents
  • Learning Agents
  • Interface Agents
  • Mobile Agents and Security
  • Agent-oriented Software Engineering
  • Intelligent Agents for Telecommunication Applications
  • Agent-Mediated Electronic Business
  • Industrial and Commercial Applications
  • Agents Standards Activities

Furthermore, there will be evening talks on special subjects given by excellent experts in the field.
A preliminary schedule of the summer school is not yet available.


The summer school will be open to anyone from research and industry. A registration fee will be levied to cover costs. Some support will be available for PhD students wishing to attend the summer school; see below for details. The fees are as follows (accommodation not included):

(in EURO)



on site

Students 150 175 200
Academia 300 350 400
Industry 450 600 700

*early registration before 14th July
**late registration after 14th July

Registration can be done on-line or by post; please follow this registration link for details and registration forms.

  August 14-18, 2000 - Saarbrücken Germany