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2nd European Agent Systems Summer School

EASSS 2000

Preliminary Programme

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Last change: August 2, 2000   

At most two courses take place in parallel in the morning and afternoon each day.

August 14 Monday

From 7:30 Registration (at Registration Office)


Welcome & Opening of the Summer School
8:30 - 12:30 Foundations of Intelligent Agents
Michael J. Wooldridge
University of Liverpool, UK


14:30 - 18:30

Foundations of Multiagent Systems
Yves Demazeau
Leibniz/IMAG, France

19:00 - 20:00

Invited Talk
Wolfgang Wahlster
DFKI GmbH, Germany


Social Event:
Welcome Reception (on campus)

August 15 Tuesday

8:30 - 12:30 Logical Foundations of Agent Systems
Wiebe van der Hoek
University of Utrecht, Netherlands
Agent-oriented Software Engineering
Jan Treur
Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands


14:30 - 18:30 Information Agents and Systems
Matthias Klusch
DFKI GmbH, Germany
Coordination, Communication and Collaboration
Franco Zambonelli
University of Modena, Italy
19:00 - 19:30

Invited Keynote Talk
Jörg Siekmann
DFKI GmbH, Germany

20:00 Social Event
BBQ Party (on campus)

August 16 Wednesday

8:30 - 12:30 Learning Agents
Sandip Sen
University of Tulsa, USA
Interface Agents
Elisabeth Andre
DFKI GmbH, Germany


14:00 - 15:00 Invited Talk
Sarit Kraus
University of Maryland, USA & Bar-Ilan University, Israel
15:30 - 18:30 Social Event
Saarbrücken City Tour: Guided 2-hours walk through historic and modern Saarbrücken.
18:30 Welcome by the Governing Mayor of the City of Saarbrücken (at the Town Hall)  show pictures
20:00 LECTURER DINNER (at Hauck's Weinhaus)

August 17 Thursday

8:30 - 12:30 Problem Solving and Planning
Klaus Fischer
DFKI GmbH, Germany
Behavior-oriented Control of Physical Agents
Thomas Christaller & Hans-Ulrich Kobialka
GMD, Germany


14:30 - 18:30

Industrial Applications of Agents
Van Parunak
ERIM Center for E-Commerce, USA

19:00 - 20:00

Potential and Risks of Agent Technology for Industry and Society


August 18 Friday

8:30 - 12:30 Societies of Artificial Agents and Social Simulation
Paul Davidsson
University of Karlskrona-Ronneby, Sweden
Mobile Agents and Security
Christian Tschudin
University of Uppsala, Sweden
Volker Roth
FHG, Germany
12:45 - 13:15

Closing of the Summer School

  August 14-18, 2000 - Saarbrücken Germany