German Conference Series MATES on

Multiagent System Technologies

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


Doctoral Mentoring:

Tuesday, October 4, 14:00-15:30, Session 1

 Outline of Doctoral work by

  • Michael Baumann (University of Paderborn)
  • Radu-Casian Mihailescu (Rey Juan Carlos University)
  • Rene Leistikow (University of Rostock)
  • Felix Rabe (Bielefeld University)
  • Michael Siebers (Otto-Friedrich-University, Bamberg)

Tuesday, October 4, 16:00-17:30, Session 2

 Outline of Doctoral work by

  • Jan Ole Berndt (TZI, Bremen)
  • Kristina Yordanova (University of Rostock)
  • Nico Potyka (FernUniversität Hagen)
  • Andreas Scheuermann (University of Hohenheim)

 Individual Discussions: Mentees and Mentors

Thursday, October 6, 11:00-12:30, Development and Engineering

Chair: Rainer Unland
  • Agent Factory: A Framework for Prototyping Heterogeneous AOP Languages
    Sean Russell, Howell Jordan, G.M.P. O'Hare and Rem Collier
  • An Infrastructure for Enterprise Cloud Applications
    Lars Braubach, Alexander Pokahr and Kai Jander
  • Agentification of Objects in Heterogeneous Dynamic Environments (Short Paper)
    Sebastian Bader
  • Gateway Architecture for Web-Based Agent Services (Short Paper)
    Tobias Betz, Matthias Wester-Ebbinghaus and Lawrence Cabac

Thursday, October 6, 14:00-15:30, Teamwork

Chair: Ingo Timm
  • Value of incomplete information in mobile target allocation
    Marin Lujak, Stefano Giordani and Sascha Ossowski
  • Hybrid Multi-agent Planning
    Mohamed Elkawkagy and Susanne Biundo
  • HAI - A Human Agent Interface for JIAC (Short Paper)
    Sebastian Ahrndt, Marco Luetzenberger, Axel Hessler and Sahin Albayrak
  • Representing Emotion and Mood States for Virtual Agents (Short Paper)
    Luis Pena, Jose-Maria Pena and Sascha Ossowski

Friday, October 7, 11:00-12:30, Learning and Adaptation

Chair: Lars Braubach
  • On the Power of Global Reward Signals in Reinforcement Learning
    Thomas Kemmerich and Hans Kleine Büning
  • Learning Dynamic Adaptation Strategies in Agent-based Traffic Simulation Experiments
    Andreas Lattner, Jörg Dallmeyer and Ingo Timm
  • An Artificial Market for Efficient Allocation of Road Transport Networks (Short Paper)
    Matteo Vasirani and Sascha Ossowski
  • Self-Organization of Roles Based on Multilateral Negotiation for Task Allocation (Short Paper)
    Florin Leon

Friday, October 7, 14:00-15:30, Decision Making

Chair: Matteo Vasirani
  • Monotonic Mixing of Decision Strategies for Agent-based Bargaining
    Jan Richter, Matthias Klusch and Ryszard Kowalczyk
  • Motivating Agents in Unreliable Environments: A Computational Model
    Patrick Krümpelmann, Matthias Thimm, Gabriele Kern-Isberner and Regina Fritsch
  • Social Welfare for Automatic Innovation
    Juan A. Garcia-Pardo and Carlos Carrascosa

Friday, October 7, 16:00-17:30, Simulation and Optimization 

Chair: Matthias Klusch
  • An Agent-Based Simulation of Payment Behavior in E-Commerce
    Axel Hummel, Heiko Kern and Arndt Döhler
  • Agent-Based Container Terminal Optimisation
    Michael Winikoff, Hanno-Felix Wagner, Thomas Young, Stephen  Cranefield, Roger Jarquin, Guannan Li, Brent Martin and Rainer Unland
  • Dynamic coalition adaptation for efficient agent-based virtual power plants
    Radu-Casian Mihailescu, Matteo Vasirani and Sascha Ossowski