Presentation Sessions

For the session dates/times and full scheduling, please refer to the Conference Program.

Game Theory I

Session Chair: Vincent Conitzer

121Complexity and algorithms of K-implementation
Yuan Deng, Pingzhong Tang, Shuran Zheng
191On the Power of dominated Players in Team Competitions
Kai Jin, Pingzhong Tang
207Network pollution games
Eleftherios Anastasiadis, Xiaotie Deng, Piotr Krysta, Minming Li, Han Qiao, Jinshan Zhang
475Manipulating Citation Indices in a Social Context
Chrystalla Pavlou, Edith Elkind
274Efficient Stabilization of Cooperative Matching Games
Takehiro Ito, Naonori Kakimura, Naoyuki Kamiyama, Yusuke Kobayashi, Yoshio Okamoto

Game Theory II

Session Chair: Tuomas Sandholm

163An Agent-Based Model of Competition Between Financial Exchanges
Sanmay Das, Zhuoshu Li
265Pareto efficient strategy-proof school choice mechanism with minimum quotas and initial endowments
Ryoji Kurata, Naoto Hamada, Chia-Ling Hsu, Takamasa Suzuki, Suguru Ueda, Makoto Yokoo
324What to Verify for Optimal Truthful Mechanisms without Money
Diodato Ferraioli, Paolo Serafino, Carmine Ventre
351Generalized Agent-mediated Procurement Auctions
Piero Andrea Bonatti, Marco Faella, Clemente Galdi, Luigi Sauro
370A Deterministic MAB Mechanism for Crowdsourcing with Logarithmic Regret and Immediate Payments
Ganesh Ghalme, Shweta Jain, Satyanath Bhat, Sujit Gujar, Yadati Narahari

Game Theory III

Session Chair: Chirstopher Kiekintveld

111Budgetary Effects on Pricing Equilibrium in Online Markets
Allan Borodin, Omer Lev, Tyrone Strangway
123Playing Repeated Security Games with No Prior Knowledge
Haifeng Xu, Long Tran-Thanh, Nick Jennings
31Budget Feasible Mechanisms for Dealers
Hau Chan, Jing Chen
580Restless Poachers: Handling Exploration-Exploitation Tradeoffs in Security Domains
Yundi Qian, Chao Zhang, Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Milind Tambe
570Strategy-Proofness in Stable Matching Problems with Couples
Andrew Perrault, Joanna Drummond, Fahiem Bacchus

Game Theory IV

Session Chair: Bo An

137Manipulations in Two-Agent Sequential Allocation with Random Sequences
Yuto Tominaga, Taiki Todo, Makoto Yokoo
672Signaling in Bayesian Stackelberg Games
Haifeng Xu, Rupert Freeman, Vincent Conitzer, Shaddin Dughmi, Milind Tambe
616Coalitional Security Games
Qingyu Guo, Bo An, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Long Tran-Thanh, Jiarui Gan, Chunyan Miao
500Attachment Centrality: An Axiomatic Approach to Connectivity in Networks
Oskar Skibski, Talal Rahwan, Tomasz Michalak, Makoto Yokoo
487k-Coalitional Cooperative Games
Oskar Skibski, Szymon Matejczyk, Tomasz Michalak, Mike Wooldridge, Makoto Yokoo

Game Theory V

Session Chair: Edith Elkind

472An Empirical Study on Computing Equilibria in Polymatrix Games
Argyrios Deligkas, John Fearnley, Tobenna Peter Igwe, Rahul Savani
249Using abstractions to solve opportunistic crime security games at scale
Chao Zhang, Victor Bucarey, Ayan Mukhopadhyay, Arunesh Sinha, Yundi Qian, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Milind Tambe
273Simplifying Urban Network Security Games with Cut-Based Graph Contraction
Hiroaki Iwashita, Kotaro Ohori, Hirokazu Anai, Atsushi Iwasaki
290Learning Adversary Behavior in Security Games: A PAC Model Perspective
Arunesh Sinha, Debarun Kar, Milind Tambe
210Average controllability measures for solitaire games
Faella Marco

Game Theory VI

Session Chair: Steven de Jong

182Local Fairness in Hedonic Games via Individual Threshold Coalitions
Nhan-Tam Nguyen, Joerg Rothe
203Hedonic games with graph-restricted communication
Ayumi Igarashi, Edith Elkind
342Altruistic Hedonic Games
Nhan-Tam Nguyen, Anja Rey, Lisa Rey, Joerg Rothe, Lena Schend
340On the Interplay between Games, Argumentation and Dialogues
Xiuyi Fan, Francesca Toni
133Online Non-Preemptive Story Scheduling in Web Advertising
Tie-Yan Liu, Weidong Ma, Pingzhong Tang, Tao Qin, Guang Yang, Bo Zheng

Social Choice I

Session Chair: Stéphane Airiau

30Provision-After-Wait with Common Preferences
Hau Chan, Jing Chen
120Arguing about Voting Rules
Olivier Cailloux, Ulle Endriss
152Achieving Fully Proportional Representation by Clustering Voters
Piotr Faliszewski, Arkadii Slinko, Kolja Stahl, Nimrod Talmon
154Algorithms for Destructive Shift Bribery
Andrzej Kaczmarczyk, Piotr Faliszewski

Social Choice II

Session Chair: Catholijn Jonker

99Optimal Bounds for the No-Show Paradox via SAT Solving
Felix Brandt, Christian Geist, Dominik Peters
699Fault Tolerant Mechanism Design for General Task Allocation
Dengji Zhao, Sarvapali Ramchurn, Nick Jennings
576False-Name-Proof Recommendations in Social Networks
Markus Brill, Vincent Conitzer, Rupert Freeman, Nisarg Shah
296Parameterized Complexity of Winner Determination in Minimax Committee Elections
Hong Liu, Jiong Guo
348Rationalisation of Profiles of Abstract Argumentation Frameworks
Stéphane Airiau, Elise Bonzon, Ulle Endriss, Nicolas Maudet, Julien Rossit

Social Choice III

Session Chair: Makoto Yokoo

387Optimal Reallocation under Additive and Ordinal Preferences
Haris Aziz, Peter Biro, Jerome Lang, Julien Lesca, Jerome Monnot
407Group Manipulation in Judgment Aggregation
Sirin Botan, Arianna Novaro, Ulle Endriss
344Algorithm Diversity - A Mechanism for Distributive Justive in a Socio-Technical MAS
Vivek Nallur, Eamonn O'Toole, Nicolas Cardozo, Siobhan Clarke

Social Choice IV

Session Chair: Ulle Endriss

234On the computational hardness of manipulating pairwise voting rules
Rohit Vaish, Neeldhara Misra, Shivani Agarwal, Avrim Blum
240The Echo Chamber: Strategic Voting and Homophily in Social Networks
Alan Tsang, Kate Larson
566Recovering Social Networks by Observing Votes
Benjamin Fish, Yi Huang, Lev Reyzin
502Analyzing the Relevance of Voting Paradoxes via Ehrhart Theory, Simulations, and Empirical Data
Felix Brandt, Christian Geist, Martin Strobel
297Complexity of Finding Equilibria of Plurality Voting Under Structured Preferences
Edith Elkind, Vangelis Markakis, Svetlana Obraztsova, Piotr Skowron

Learning I

Session Chair: Kagan Tumer

25Learning from Demonstration for Shaping through Inverse Reinforcement Learning
Halit Bener Suay, Tim Brys, Sonia Chernova, Matthew Taylor
106PAC Continuous State Online Multitask Reinforcement Learning with Identification
Yao Liu, Zhaohan Guo, Emma Brunskill
117Exploration from Demonstration for Interactive Reinforcement Learning
Kaushik Subramanian, Charles L. Isbell Jr., Andrea Thomaz
433Score-based Inverse Reinforcement Learning
Layla El Asri, Bilal Piot, Matthieu Geist, Romain Laroche, Olivier Pietquin
J3Emergence of Emotional Appraisal Signals in Reinforcement Learning Agents
Pedro Sequeira, Francisco S. Melo, Ana Paiva

Learning II

Session Chair: Frans Oliehoek

129Measuring the Distance Between Finite Markov Decision Processes
Jinhua Song, Yang Gao, Hao Wang, Bo An
253Boosting Nonparametric Policies
Yang Yu, Peng-Fei Hou, Qing Da
581State of the Art Control of Atari Games Using Shallow Reinforcement Learning
Yitao Liang, Marlos Machado, Erik Talvitie, Michael Bowling
411Investigating practical linear temporal difference learning
Adam White, Martha White
242Active Advice Seeking for Inverse Reinforcement Learning
Phillip Odom, Sriraam Natarajan

Learning III

Session Chair: Matt Taylor

38Resource Abstraction for Reinforcement Learning in Multiagent Congestion Problems
Kleanthis Malialis, Sam Devlin, Daniel Kudenko
214Implementing Difference Evaluations: A Local Approximation
Mitchell Colby, Theodore Duchow-Pressley, Jen Jen Chung, Kagan Tumer
217Reinforcement Learning in Partially Observable Multiagent Settings: Monte Carlo Exploring Policies
Roi Ceren, Prashant Doshi, Bikramjit Banerjee
688A Memetic Multi-Agent Demonstration Learning Approach with Behavior Prediction
yaqing Hou, Yifeng Zeng, Yew-Soon Ong
686An Optimal Algorithm for Stochastic Matroid Bandit Optimization
Mohammad Sadegh Talebi Mazraeh Shahi, Alexandre Proutiere

Learning IV

Session Chair: Ann Nowe

446Adapting the trace parameter in reinforcement learning
Martha White, Adam White
550Source Task Creation for Curriculum Learning
Sanmit Narvekar, Jivko Sinapov, Matteo Leonetti, Peter Stone
J4Learning about the opponent in automated bilateral negotiation: a comprehensive survey of opponent modeling techniques
Tim Baarslag, Mark J.C. Hendrikx, Koen V. Hindriks, Catholijn M. Jonker
J8Ad hoc teamwork by learning teammatesโ(TM) task
Francisco S. Melo, Alberto Sardinha
468Repeated dollar auctions: A multi-armed bandit approach
Marcin Waniek, Long Tran-Thanh, Tomasz Michalak, Talal Rahwan

Trust & Cooperation

Session Chair: Sandip Sen

322A Synergy Coalition Group based Dynamic Programming Algorithm for Coalition Formation
Luke Riley, Katie Atkinson, Paul Dunne, Terry Payne
459Proactive Dynamic DCOPs
Khoi Hoang, Ferdinando Fioretto, Ping Hou, Makoto Yokoo, William Yeoh, Roie Zivan
494ER-DCOPs: A Framework for DCOPs with Uncertainty in Constraint Utilities
Tiep Le, Ferdinando Fioretto, William Yeoh, Tran Cao Son, Enrico Pontelli
567Adding Influencing Agents to a Flock
Katie Genter, Peter Stone
J9Towards a cognitive meta-model for adaptive trust and reputation in open multi-agent systems
Bruno W. P. Hoelz, C้lia G. Ralha

Logic I

Session Chair: Natasha Alechina

41Prioritised Default Logic as Rational Argumentation
Anthony Young, Sanjay Modgil, Odinaldo Rodrigues
215Second-order Propositional Announcement Logic
Francesco Belardinelli, Hans van Ditmarsch, Wiebe van der Hoek
391A Logical Theory of Belief Dynamics for Resource-Bounded Agents
Philippe Balbiani, David Fernandez-Duque, Emiliano Lorini
159On Learning Attacks in Probabilistic Abstract Argumentation
Regis Riveret, Guido Governatori
384Verification of Multi-Agent Systems via Predicate Abstraction against ATLK specifications
Alessio Lomuscio, Jakub Michaliszyn

Logic II

Session Chair: Wojtek Jamroga

151Game-Theoretic Semantics for Alternating-Time Temporal Logic
Valentin Goranko, Antti Kuusisto, Raine Rönnholm
562A Stackelberg Game Model for Multi-Party Sharing in Online Social Networks
Sarah Rajtmajer, Anna Squicciarini, Christopher Griffin, Sushama Karumanchi, Alpana Tyagi
556Concurrent Multi-Player Parity Games
Vadim Malvone, Aniello Murano, Loredana Sorrentino
552Graded Strategy Logic: Reasoning about Uniqueness of Nash Equilibria
Benjamin Aminof, Vadim Malvone, Aniello Murano, Sasha Rubin
485Expressiveness and Nash Equilibrium in Iterated Boolean Games
Julian Gutierrez, Paul Harrenstein, Giuseppe Perelli, Michael Wooldridge

Bargaining & Negotiation

Session Chair: Koen Hindriks

551The Misrepresentation Game: How to win at negotiation while seeming like a nice guy
Jonathan Gratch, Zahra Nazari, Emmanuel Johnson
J2NB3: a Multilateral Negotiation Algorithm for Large, Non-linear Agreement Spaces with Limited Time
Dave de Jonge, Carles Sierra
J13Negotiation Strategy for Continuous Long-Term Tasks in a Grid Environment.
Valeriia Haberland, Simon Miles, Michael Luck
J14Power and welfare in bargaining for coalition structure formation
S. Fatima, T. Michalak, M. Wooldridge
J15Majority bargaining for resource division
S. Fatima, M. Wooldridge

Applications I

Session Chair: Milind Tambe

595Using Social Networks to Aid Homeless Shelters: Dynamic Influence Maximization Under Uncertainty
Amulya Yadav, Hau Chan, Albert Xin Jiang, Haifeng Xu, Eric Rice, Milind Tambe
676Optimal Pricing for Efficient Electric Vehicle Charging Station Management
Yanhai Xiong, Jiarui Gan, Bo An, Chunyan Miao
298Best Action Selection in a Stochastic Environment
Yingce Xia, Tao Qin, Tie-Yan Liu
509CAPTURE: A New Predictive Anti-Poaching Tool for Wildlife Protection
Thanh Nguyen, Arunesh Sinha, Shahrzad Gholami, Andrew Plumptre, Lucas Joppa, Milind Tambe, Margaret Driciru, Fred Wanyama, Aggrey Rwetsiba, Rob Critchlow, Colin Beale
125Avicaching: A Two Stage Game for Bias Reduction in Citizen Science
Yexiang Xue, Ronan Le Bras, Ian Davis, Daniel Fink, Christopher Wood, Carla Gomes

Applications II

Session Chair: Lin Padgham

96Assessing Maritime Customs Reform Policies using Agent-Based Simulation
Jordan Srour, Neil Yorke-Smith
174Multi-Agent System in Practice - When Research Meets Reality
Marco Lützenberger, Tobias Küster, Nils Masuch, Johannes Fähndrich
673A Model of the U.S. Private Sector: 120 Million Agents Self-Organized into 6 Million Firms
Robert Axtell

Applications III

Session Chair: Carles Sierra

236Load Forecasting through Customer Behaviour Learning Using L1-Regularized Continuous CRF
Xishun Wang, Minjie Zhang, Fenghui Ren
252An MDP-Based Winning Approach to Autonomous Power Trading: Formalization and Empirical Analysis
Daniel Urieli, Peter Stone
280Decentralized Multi-Project Scheduling via Multi-Unit Combinatorial Auction
Wen Song, Donghun Kang, Jie Zhang, Hui Xi

Applications IV

Session Chair: Shih-Fen Cheng

309Modeling Autobiographical Memory in Human-Like Autonomous Agents
Di Wang, Ah-Hwee Tan, Chunyan Miao
78Variational Inference with Agent-Based Models
Wen Dong
434Affect-aware Student Models for Robot Tutors
Samuel Spaulding, Goren Gordon, Cynthia Breazeal

Applications V

Session Chair: Mike Mihailov

356Limiting the Influence of Low Quality Information in Community Sensing
Goran Radanovic, Boi Faltings
395Bid2Charge: Market User Interface Design for Electric Vehicle Charging
Sebastian Stein, Enrico Gerding, Adrian Nedea, Avi Rosenfeld, Nick Jennings
J11Mobile Crowdsensing with Mobile Agents
Teemu Leppไnen, Jose Alvarez Lacasia, Yoshito Tobe, Kaoru Sezaki, Jukka Riekki

Social Simulation

Session Chair: Virginia Dignum

657Semi-Automated Construction of Decision-Theoretic Models of Human Behavior
David Pynadath, Heather Rosoff, Richard John
373Cooperation Emergence under Resource-Constrained Peer Punishment
Samhar Mahmoud, Simon Miles, Michael Luck
J12Modeling culture in intelligent virtual agents - From theory to implementation
Samuel Mascarenhas, Nick Degens, Ana Paiva, Rui Prada, Gert Jan Hofstede, Adrie Beulens, Ruth Aylett

Virtual Agents I

Session Chair: Lin Padgham

71The Effects of Interrupting Behavior on Interpersonal Attitude and Engagement in Dyadic Interactions
Angelo Cafaro, Nadine Glas, Catherine Pelachaud
171SOCRATES : from SOCial Relations to ATtitude ExpressionS
Florian Pecune, Magalie Ochs, Stacy Marsella, Catherine Pelachaud
184I Remember You! How Memory Can Have a Perceived Negative Effect on an Empathic Virtual Robotic Tutor
Helen Hastie, Srinivasan Janarthanam, Amol Deshmukh, Mei Yii Lim, Mary Ellen Foster, Ruth Aylett
664Goal Inference Improves Objective and Perceived Performance in Human-Robot Collaboration
Chang Liu, Jessica Hamrick, Jaime Fisac, Anca Dragan, Karl Hedrick, S. Shankar Sastry, Thomas Griffiths
614“Do As I Say, Not As I Do:” Challenges in Delegating Decisions to Automated Agents
Celso de Melo, Stacy Marsella, Jonathan Gratch

Virtual Agents II

Session Chair: Catholijn Jonker

206A Need for Speed: Adapting Agent Action Speed to Improve Task Learning from Non-Expert Humans
Bei Peng, James MacGlashan, Robert Loftin, Michael Littman, David Roberts, Matthew Taylor
615Optimal Testing for Crowd Workers
Jonathan Bragg, . Mausam, Daniel Weld
285Transfer Learning for User Adaptation in Spoken Dialogue Systems
Aude Genevay, Romain Laroche
454Don’t Lose Sight of the Forest: Why the Big Picture of Social Intelligence is Essential
Emma Norling

Robotics I

Session Chair: Peter Stone

126On decentralized coordination for spatial task allocation and scheduling in heterogeneous teams
Eduardo Feo Flushing, Luca Gambardella, Gianni Di Caro
648The Impact of POMDP-Generated Explanations on Trust and Performance in Human-Robot Teams
Ning Wang, David Pynadath
314Robotic Agents Representing, Reasoning, and Executing Wiping Tasks for Daily Household Chores
Daniel Leidner, Wissam Bejjani, Alin Albu-Schäffer, Michael Beetz
367Analogical Generalization of Actions from Single Exemplars in a Robotic Architecture
Jason Wilson, Evan Krause, Matthias Scheutz, Morgan Rivers
431Online Planning for Collaborative Search and Rescue by Heterogeneous Robot Teams
Zoltan Beck, Luke Teacy, Alex Rogers, Nick Jennings

Robotics II

Session Chair: Francisco Melo

633Expectation-Maximization for Inverse Reinforcement Learning with Hidden Data
Kenneth Bogert, Jonathan Feng-Shun Lin, Prashant Doshi, Dana Kulic
707Unsupervised Learning of Qualitative Motion Behaviours by a Mobile Robot
Duckworth Paul, Yiannis Gatsoulis, Ferdian Jovan, Nick Hawes, David Hogg, Anthony Cohn
560Directing Policy Search with Interactively Taught Via-Points
Yannick Schroecker, Heni Ben Amor, Andrea Thomaz

Robotics III

Session Chair: Karl Tuyls

306Inverse Reinforcement Learning from Failure
Kyriacos Shiarlis, João Messias, Shimon Whiteson
619Planning with Resource Conflicts in Human-Robot Cohabitation
Tathagata Chakraborti, Yu Zhang, Subbarao Kambhampati
600Iterated Multi-Robot Auctions for Precedence-Constrained Task Scheduling
Mitchell McIntire, Ernesto Nunes, Maria Gini
476Distributed Formation Control of Quadrotors under Limited Sensor Field of View
Duarte Dias, Pedro Lima, Alcherio Martinoli

Agent Societies

Session Chair: Brian Logan

7Custard: Computing Norm States over Information Stores
Amit Chopra, Munindar Singh
195Ethical Judgment of Agents' Behaviors in Multi-Agent Systems
Nicolas Cointe, Grégory Bonnet, Olivier Boissier
304Personalised Automated Assessments
Patricia Gutierrez, Nardine Osman, Carme Roig, Carles Sierra
471Personalized Hitting Time for Informative Trust Mechanisms Despite Sybils
Brandon Liu, David Parkes, Sven Seuken
J1A Framework for Organization-Aware Agents
Andreas Schmidt Jensen, Virginia Dignum, Jorgen Villadsen


Session Chair: Sven Koenig

246Discovering Underlying Plans Based on Distributed Representations of Actions
Xin Tian, Hankz Hankui Zhuo, Subbarao Kambhampati
594Optimal Target Allocation and Pathfinding for Multi-Agent Teams
Hang Ma, Sven Koenig
313Argumentation-Based Multi-Agent Decision Making with Privacy Preserved
Yang Gao, Francesca Toni, Hao Wang, Fanjiang Xu
398A Value Equivalence Approach for Solving Interactive Dynamic Influence Diagrams
Ross Conroy, Yifeng Zeng, Marc Cavazza, Yinghui Pan
189Regular Strategies and Strategy Improvement: Efficient Tools for Solving Large Patrolling Problems
Antonin Kucera, Tomas Lamser


Session Chair: Akin Gunay

39Multi-Valued Verification of Strategic Ability
Wojciech Jamroga, Beata Konikowska, Wojciech Penczek
228Automatic verification of multi-agent systems in parameterised grid-environments
Benjamin Aminof, Aniello Murano, Sasha Rubin, Florian Zuleger
321Formal Verification of Opinion Formation in Swarms
Panagiotis Kouvaros, Alessio Lomuscio
335Verifying Security Properties in Unbounded Multiagent Systems
Ioana Boureanu, Panagiotis Kouvaros, Alessio Lomuscio
360A Lazy Approach to Temporal Epistemic Logic Model Checking
Alessandro Cimatti, Marco Gario, Stefano Tonetta

Engineering Multi Agent Systems I

Session Chair: Brian Logan

541Action-Level Intention Selection for BDI Agents
Yuan Yao, Brian Logan
701Automating Failure Detection in Cognitive Agent Programs
Vincent Koeman, Koen Hindriks, Catholijn Jonker
J16An Operational Semantics for the Goal Life-Cycle in BDI Agents
James Harland, David N. Morley, John Thangarajah, Neil Yorke-Smith
J7Requirements specification via activity diagrams for agent-based systems
Yoosef Abushark, Tim Miller, John Thangarajah, Michael Winikoff, James Harland
67Toward a methodology for developing MABS using GPU programming
Hermellin Emmanuel, Fabien Michel

Engineering Multi Agent Systems II

Session Chair: Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni

J5Engineering Commitment-based Business Protocols with the 2CL Methodology
Matteo Baldoni, Cristina Baroglio, Elisa Marengo, Viviana Patti, Federico Capuzzimati
J6Dynamically Generated Commitment Protocols in Open Systems
Akin Gunay, Michael Winikoff, Pinar Yolum
J10Commitments and Interaction Norms in Organisations
Mehdi Dastani, Leendert van der Torre, Neil Yorke-Smith