German Conference Series MATES on

Multiagent System Technologies

In cooperation with the SIG on Distributed Artificial Intelligence of the German Computer Society GI

Monday, 16.9.2013 (Doctoral Mentoring):

Doctoral Mentoring (Room K.208)

14:00 - 14:10

Opening of Doctoral Mentoring Program
(Braubach, Lars)

14:10  -  14:30

Opponent Modeling in RoboCup Soccer Simulation 3D
(Larik, Asma)

14:30  -  14:50

Policy-based Approach for Non-functional Requirements in Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems
(Preisler, Thomas)

14:50  -  15:10

Decentralised Collision Avoidance in a Semi-Collaborative Multi-Agent System
(Hornauer, Sascha)

15:10  -  15:30

Normative and Autonomous Aspects of Agent-based Simulations in Road Transportation Systems
(Aschermann, Malte)

15:30  -  16:00

Coffee break

16:00  -  16:20

Sequential Single-Cluster Auctions
(Heap, Bradford)

16:20  -  16:40

Best First Search Planning of Service Composition using incrementally refined Context-Dependent Heuristics
(Fähndrich, Johannes)

16:40  -  17:00

Improving Human-Aware Planning
(Ahrndt, Sebastian)

17:00  -  17:20

Spiral RSA: A multi-Robot Online Navigation Algorithm
(Zedara, Quarda)

17:20  -  17:40

Cognitive Agents for Multimodal Traffic Simulations in Virtual Environments
(Seele, Sven)

17:40 “

Discussions with mentors

Tuesday, 17.9.2013 (Workshop)

08:45  -  09:00

Opening of MATES+JAWS Workshop (Room K.101)
(Paprzycki, Marcin)

Session: Agents, Smart Grid and Electro Mobility I (Room K.101, Chair: Jörg Bremer)

09:00  -  09:30

Dynamic Allocation of a Domestic Heating Task to Gas-Based and Heatpump-Based Heating Agents
(Treur, Jan)

09:30  -  10:00

Towards a Platform for Testing and Developing Privacy-preserving Data Mining
(Koster, Andrew; de Oliveira Ramos, Gabriel; Bazzan, Ana L.C.; Koch, Fernando)

10:00  -  10:30

Unified Energy Agents as a Base for the Systematic Development of Future Energy Grids
(Derksen, Christian; Linnenberg, Tobias; Unland, Rainer; Fay, Alexander)

10:30  -  11:00

Coffee break

Session: Agent-based Modeling and Simulation (Room K.101, Chair: Giancarlo Fortino)

Session: Agents, Smart Grid and Electro Mobility II (Room K.208, Chair: Christian Derksen)

11:00 -  11:30

Modeling AIDS Spread in Social Networks: An In-Silico Study Using Exploratory Agent-based Modeling
(Niazi, Muaz; Siddiqa, Amnah; Fortino, Giancarlo)

Estimating Shapley-Values for fair Profit Distribution in Power-Planning Smart Grid Coalitions
(Bremer, Jörg; Sonnenschein, Michael)

11:30  -  12:00

Multi-Agent Systems applied in the modelling and simulation of the protein folding problem using distributed constraints
(Muscalagiu, Ionel; Popa, Horia Emil; Panoiu, Manuela; Negru, Viorel)

Analysis of Configurations for Photovoltaic Solar Energy Production Using Agent-Based Simulation
(Treur, Jan)

12:00  -  12:30

Exploiting MAS-based Simulation to Improve the Indian Railway’s Efficiency
(Ghosh, Supriyo; Dutta, Animesh; Mascardi, Viviana; Briola, Daniela)

Efficient Mechanism for Aggregate Demand Prediction in the Smart Grid
(Egri, Peter; Vancza, Jozsef)

12:30  -  14:00

Lunch

Session: Agent-oriented Languages for MAS (Room K.101, Chair: Maria Ganzha)

14:00  -  14:30

HySoN: A Distributed Agent-based Protocol for Group Formation in Online Social Networks
(Messina, Fabrizio; Pappalardo, Giuseppe; Rosaci, Domenico; Santoro, Corrado; Sarne, Giuseppe M.L.)

14:30  -  15:00

Intelligent Jason agents in virtual soccer simulations
(Mitrovic, Dejan; Ivanovic, Mirjana; Burkhard, Hans-Dieter)

15:00  -  15:30

Translating Statecharts-based into BDI Agents: The DSC/PROFETA case
(Fortino, Giancarlo; Russo, Wilma; Santoro, Corrado)

15:30  -  16:00

Coffee break

Session: Theory and Applications of Multi-Agent Systems (Room K.101, Chair: Marcin Paprzycki)

16:00  -  16:30

A Trust-based Approach for Detecting Compromised Nodes in SCADA Systems
(Buccafurri, Francesco; Comi, Antonello; Lax, Gianluca; Rosaci, Domenico)

16:30  -  17:00

A Principled approach for smart microgrids simulation using MAS
(Basso, Gillian; Hilaire, Vincent; Lauri, Fabrice; Paire, Damien; Gaillard, Arnaud)

17:00  -  17:30

Event-driven Programming for Situated MAS with ReSpecT Tuple Centres
(Mariani, Stefano; Omicini, Andrea)

17:30  -  18:00

AbstractSwarm – A Generic Graphical Modeling Language for Multi-Agent Systems
(Apeldoorn, Daan)

Wednesday, 18.9.2013 (Main program)

14:00  -  14:30

Opening of MATES 2013 and KI 2013 (Room E.011)
(Timm, Ingo; Thimm, Matthias; Klusch, Matthias; Paprzycki, Marcin)

Joint MATES+KI session: Coordination I (Room E.011, Chair: Gabriele Kern-Isberner)

14:30  -  15:00

Evolving mechanisms in Boolean games (MATES)
(Galafassi, Cristiano; Bazzan, Ana L. C. )

15:00  -  15:15

Cognitive Workload of Humans when applying Artificial Intelligence: Towards Objective Measurement using Eye-Tracking (KI)
(Buettner, Ricardo)

15:15  -  15:30

Agent-based Multimodal Transport Planning in Dynamic Environments (KI)
(Greulich, Christoph; Edelkamp, Stefan; Gath, Max)

15:30  -  16:00

Coffee break

Joint MATES+KI session: Coordination II (Room E.011, Chair: Peter Kissmann)

16:00  -  16:30

Decentralised cooperative agent-based clustering in intelligent traffic clouds (MATES)
(Fiosins, Maksims; Fiosina, Jelena; Müller, Jörg)

16:30  -  17:00

Ingredients and Recipe for a Robust Mobile Speech-enabled Cooking Assistant for German (KI)
(Schäfer, Ulrich; Arnold, Frederik; Ostermann, Simon; Reifers, Saskia)

17:00  -  17:30

Comparison of Sensor-Feedback Prediction Methods for Robust Behavior Execution (KI)
(Rauch, Christian; Berghöfer, Elmar; Köhler, Tim; Kirchner, Frank)

17:30  -  18:00

Secrecy preserving BDI agents based on answer set programming (MATES)
(Krämpelmann, Patrick; Kern-Isberner, Gabriele)

Thursday, 19.9.2013 (Main program)

09:00  -  10:00

Keynote: Gerhard Weiss
Autonomous Systems Inspired by Biology
(Moderator: Matthias Klusch, Room E.011)

Session: Coordination III (Room K.101, Chair: Rainer Unland)

10:00  -  10:30

Similarity-based data localization in multi-agent systems by using locality-sensitive hash functions
(Aschermann, Malte; Müller, Jörg)

10:30  -  11:00

Coffee break

11:00  -  11:30

A multi-agent flooding algorithm for search and rescue operations in unknown terrain
(Blatt, Florian; Becker, Matthias; Szczerbicka, Helena)

11:30  -  12:00

Peer-to-peer network for flexible service sharing and discovery
(Zhygmanovskyi, Andrii; Yoshida, Norihiko)

12:00  -  12:30

A practical security infrastructure for open multi-agent systems
(Braubach, Lars; Jander, Kai; Pokahr, Alexander)

12:30  -  14:00

Lunch

14:00  -  15:00

Keynote: Raul Rojas
AI-Research and the Future of the Automobile
(Moderator: Ingo Timm, Room E.011)

Session: Simulation and Verification (Room K.101, Chair: Lars Braubach)

15:00  -  15:30

AMASON: Abstract meta-model for multi-agent based simulation
(Klügl, Franziska; Davidsson, Paul)

15:30  -  16:00

Coffee break

16:00  -  16:30

Robust PI  -  the simulation Robust library component for Pioneer 3DX
(Kulakowski, Konrad)

16:30  -  17:00

Verifying MSMAS model using SCIFF
(Elakehal, Emad Eldeen; Montali, Marco; Padget, Julian)

Friday, 20.9.2013 (Main program)

09:30  -  10:30

Keynote: Catholijn Jonker
The Headaches of a Negotiation Support Agent
(Moderator: Matthias Klusch, Room E.011)

10:30  -  11:00

Coffee break

Session: Negotiation (Room K.101, Chair: Christian Derksen)

11:00  -  11:30

Bid-price control for the formation of multi-agent organisations
(Premm, Marc; Widmer, Tobias; Karänke, Paul)

11:30  -  12:00

Agent-negotiation of lot-sizing contracts by simulated annealing with part-way resets
(Ziebuhr, Mario; Buer, Tobias; Kopfer, Herbert)

12:00  -  12:30

Repeated sequential single-cluster auctions with dynamic tasks for multi-robot task allocation with pickup and delivery
(Heap, Bradford; Pagnucco, Maurice)

12:30  -  13:00

Closing
(Thimm, Matthias; Klusch, Matthias; Paprzycki, Marcin)