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Call for Participation First German Conf. on MULTI-AGENT SYSTEM TECHNOLOGIES (MATES 2003), Sept. 22-24, Erfurt, Germany

From: Rainer Unland <unlandr@informatik.uni-essen.de>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2003 17:23:30 +0200
Message-ID: <3F12CAF2.2030608@informatik.uni-essen.de>
To: unlandr@informatik.uni-essen.de

Dear colleague,

we would like to very cordially invite you to participate
in the First German Conference on


to be held in Erfurt, Germany, September 22 - 24, 2003.
It is jointly held with 4th International NetObjectDays 2003.

For further information on this event please visit


The preliminary program is also attached to this message.

Pls note that early registration ends on August 1, 2003.

We are looking very much forward to welcome you in Erfurt!

Matthias Klusch, Jörg Müller,
Michael Schillo, and Huaglory Tianfield
(MATES 2003 Co-Chairs)

                    Preliminary Program of

           First German Conference MATES-2003 on


                  September 22 - 24, 2003
            Congress Center, Erfurt, Germany

Co-located with 4th international conference NetObjectDays 2003

SEPTEMBER 22, 2003 (Monday)

10:15 - 13:30 Tutorial 1

"Semantic Web Processes"
Jorge Cardoso (University of Madeira, Portugal)
Amit Sheth (LSDIS Lab, University of Georgia, and Semagix, Inc., USA)

14:00 - 18:00 Tutorial 2

"Beyond Objects: Unleashing the Power of Adaptive Agents"
James Odell (James Odell Associates, USA)

SEPTEMBER 23, 2003 (Tuesday)

10:15 - 13:30 Tutorial 3

"Interaction Protocol Engineering for Multiagent Systems"
Marc-Philippe Huget (Agent ART Group, University of Liverpool, UK)
Jean-Luc Koning (Leibniz-Esisar, France)

15:30 - 17:00 Session 1: Engineering Agent-Based Systems

* The AgentComponent Approach: Combining Agents And Components.
   Richard Krutisch, Philipp Meier, and Martin Wirsing
   (LMU München, Germany)

* From Simulated to Real Environments: How to use SeSAm
   for software development.
   Franziska Klügl, Rainer Herrler and Christoph Oechslein
   (U Würzburg, Germany)

* Indicators for Self-Diagnosis: Communication-based Performance
   Michael Rovatsos, Michael Schillo, Klaus Fischer, and
   Gerhard Weiss (TU München and DFKI Saarbrücken, Germany)

17:00 - 17:15 Coffee break

17:15 - 18:45 Session 2: Systems and Applications (1)

* The AEP Toolkit for Agent Design and Simulation.
   Joscha Bach and Ronnie Vuine (HU Berlin, Germany)

* On Programming Information Agent Systems -
   An Integrated Hotel Reservation Service as Case Study.
   Yun Ding, Heiner Litz, Rainer Malaka, and Dennis Pfisterer
   (European Media Lab Heidelberg, Germany)

* Applying Agents for Engineering of Industrial Automation Systems.
   Thomas Wagner (U Stuttgart, Germany)

18:45 - 20:00
Annual Meeting of the German Computer Society
Special Interest Group on Distributed AI

September 24, 2003 (Wednesday)

9:00 - 10:00 Keynote

       Agent UML: What is it, and why do I care?
       James J. Odell (James Odell Associates, USA)

10:00 - 10:15 Coffee break

10:15 - 11:45 Session 3: Systems and Applications (2)

* SimMarket: Multiagent-based Customer Simulation and
   Decision Support for Category Management.
   Arndt Schwaiger and Björn Stahmer (DFKI Saarbrücken, Germany)

* Implementing Heterogeneous Agents in Dynamic Environments:
   A Case Study in RoboCupRescue.
   Jafar Habibi, Mazda Ahmadi, Ali Nouri, Mayssam Sayyadian, and
   Mayssam M. Nevisi (SUT Teheran, Iran)

* Multi-Agent Approach to the Design of an E-Medicine System.
   Jiang Tian and Huaglory Tianfield (Glasgow Caledonian University,

11:45 - 12:00 Coffee break

12:00 - 13:30 Session 4: Models and Architectures

* Model for Simultaneous Actions in Situated Multi-agent Systems.
   Danny Weyns and Tom Holvoet (KU Leuven)

* Handling Sequences of Belief Change in a Multi-Agent Context
   Laurent Perrussel (U Toulouse, France)

* From the Specification of Multiagent Systems by Statecharts to
   their Formal Analysis by Model Checking:
   Towards Safety-Critical Applications.
   Frieder Stolzenburg and Toshiaki Arai (HS Harz and
   Mitsubishi Funaishikawa)

13:30 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 15:15 Invited Talk

   The Semantic Web: Methods, Tools, and Applications.
   Rudi Studer (U Karlsruhe, Germany)

15:15 - 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 - 17:00 Session 5: Issues of Inter-operability

* An Ontology for Production Control of Semiconductor Manufacturing.
   Lars Mönch and Marcel Stehli (TU Ilmenau, Germany)

* Ontology-based Capability Management for Distributed Problem
   Solving in the Manufacturing Domain.
   Ingo Timm and Peer-Oliver Woelk (TU Ilmenau and U Hannover, Germany)

* Platform-Independent Mechanism for Mobile Agents Communication
   Using Publish-Subscribe Event Based Systems.
   Amir Padovitz, Seng Loke, and Arkady Zaslavsky (Monash University, USA)

17:00 - 17:15 Coffee break

17:15 - 18:45 Session 6: Issues of Collaboration and Negotiation

* Multiagent Matching Algorithms With and Without Coach.
   Frieder Stolzenburg, Jan Murray, and Karsten Sturm (HS Harz and
   U Koblenz-Landau, Germany)

* Improving evolutionary learning of cooperative behavior by
   including accountability of strategy components.
   Jörg Denzinger and Sean Ennis (U Calgary, Canada)

* The C-IPS Agent Architecture for Modeling Negotiating Social
   Diemo Urbig, Dagmar Monett Diaz, and Kay Schröter
   (HU Berlin, Germany)

18:45 End of Conference


Prof. Dr. Rainer Unland
University of Duisburg-Essen
Institute for Computer Science and Business Information Systems (ICB)
Practical Computer Science, especially Data
Management Systems and Knowledge Representation
Schuetzenbahn 70
45117 Essen, Germany
Tel.: (+49) 201-183 3421
Fax: (+49) 201-183 4460
email: UnlandR@informatik.uni-essen.de
WWW: http://www.cs.uni-essen.de/dawis/
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