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Program Committee

Program Co-Chairs


Ana Paula Rocha
LIACC / FEUP
Portugal
http://www.fe.up.pt/~arocha


Brief Bio
Ana Paula Rocha is an Auxiliary Professor at the Department of Computing Engineering, University of Porto. She participated in European as well as national funded projects involving advanced features of intelligent agents for applications. She is member of DAIAS (Distributed Artificial Intelligence and Agent-based Simulation) group at LIACC (Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science) since 1990. She is also member of APPIA (Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence). Her main current research topics of interest include Agent-based frameworks for B2B electronic com merce, Multi-Agent Learning, Negotiation, Argumentation and Trust. She participated in the organization of workshops related to Artificial Intelligence and Multi Agent Systems, as well as in the Program Committee of several conferences in these areas. ... More >>


Luc Steels
ICREA, Institute of Evolutionary Biology (UPF-CSIC) Barcelona
Spain


Brief Bio
Luc Steels is currently an ICREA research fellow at the Institute for Evolutionary Biology (UPF-CSIC) in Barcelona. He studied computer science at MIT (US) and returned to Europe in 1983 as a professor of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the University of Brussels (VUB). He founded the VUB AI Lab at the same time. Over the past three decades, this laboratory has been at the forefront of AI research. In the eighties it focused on the domains of knowledge representation and expert systems. In the nineties the focus shifted to the application of complex systems to AI (particularly neural network s and genetic algorithms) as well as behavior-based robotics. In 1996 Steels founded the Sony Computer Science Laboratory in Paris. This laboratory is particularly active in three domains: (i) technologies for addressing issues in sustainability, (ii) AI based music creation, and (iii) constructional language processing. Steels is currently an ICREA fellow in Barcelona where he pursues his interests in modeling language evolution, more concretely, how autonomous robotic agents could develop their own language and ontologies in situated embodied interactions. 

Luc Steels gives about a dozen talks per year in various fora, ranging from public talks for a wide audience to workshop and conference contributions. He has also produced a series for educational television, as well as written and edited a dozen books on various topics in AI. Google Scholar lists 300 publications in journals and conferences with a Google Scholar H-index of 66. His work is also regularly featured in the media, such as in broadcasts of the BBC (Horizon) and Discovery Channel (US). 

Apart from his scientific activities, Luc Steels explores also the arts. He co-authored a play about the Russian mathematician Sonya Kowalevskaya which premiered at the French Avignon Theatre Festival in 2005 and at the French National Theatre (Chaillot) in 2006. He has also participated in exhibitions at the Musee d'art Moderne in Paris, the Venice Biennale, the Aachener Kunstverein, the Whitney Biennale, and other venues. Together with the neuroscientist Oscar Vilarroya, he created an opera about a humanoid robot Casparo which premiered at IJCAI 2011 in Barcelona, and was then performed in Brussels, Paris, Leuven (Belgium) and Tokyo. His second opera Fausto premiered at the Monnaie Brussels opera house in september 2017.
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PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Giovanni Acampora, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Thomas Ågotnes, University of Bergen, Norway
Jose Aguilar, Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela
Md. Shamim Akhter, East West University, Bangladesh
Varol Akman, Bilkent University, Turkey
Vicki Allan, Utah State University, United States
Eduardo Alonso, City University London, United Kingdom
Klaus-Dieter Althoff, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence / University of Hildesheim, Germany
Frédéric Amblard, IRIT - Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, France
Antonio Arauzo-Azofra, Universidad de Córdoba, Spain
Marcelo Gabriel Armentano, ISISTAN Research Institute (CONICET- UNICEN), Argentina
Jean-Michel Auberlet, IFSTTAR (French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks), France
Kerstin Bach, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Sebastian Bader, University of Rostock, Germany
Irene Barba Rodriguez, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Federico Barber, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Kamel Barkaoui, Cedric-CNAM, France
Senén Barro, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Roman Barták, Charles University, Czech Republic
Teresa M. A. Basile, Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy
Bernhard Bauer, University of Augsburg, Germany
Nabil Belacel, National Research Council of Canada, Canada
Mohamed Ben Halima, REGIM-Lab., Tunisia
Jamal Bentahar, Concordia University, Canada
Carole Bernon, University of Toulouse III, France
Daniel Berrar, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Rafael Bordini, PUCRS, Brazil
Vicente Botti, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Lars Braubach, Universitat Hamburg, Germany
Ramón F. Brena, Tecnológico De Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Mexico
Paolo Bresciani, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Mark Burgin, University of California, United States
Aleksander Byrski, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Giacomo Cabri, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Patrice Caire, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Silvia Calegari, Universita' Degli studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy
Marius Calin Silaghi, Florida Institute of Technology, United States
Valérie Camps, IRIT - Université Paul Sabatier, France
Javier Carbó Rubiera, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Juan Carlos Nieves, Umeå universitet, Sweden
John Cartlidge, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Ana Casali, Universidad Nacional de Rosario (UNR) and CIFASIS, Argentina
Christine Chan, University of Regina, Canada
Wen-Chung Chang, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
François Charpillet, Loria - Inria Lorraine, France
Amitava Chatterjee, Jadavpur University, India
Mu-Song Chen, Da-Yeh University, Taiwan
Rung-Ching Chen, Chao-Yang University of Technology, Taiwan
Adam Cheyer, SRI International, United States
Marco Chiarandini, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Davide Ciucci, Universita' degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy
Flavio S. Correa Da Silva, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Gabriella Cortellessa, ISTC-CNR, Italy
Paulo Cortez, University of Minho, Portugal
Matteo Cristani, University of Verona, Italy
Célia da Costa Pereira, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
Fernando Da Fonseca De Souza, Centro de Informática - Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Patrick De Causmaecker, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Andreas Dengel, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH), Germany
Enrico Denti, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
Sebastien Destercke, Université de Technologie de Compiègne/CNRS, France
Nicola Di Mauro, Università di Bari, Italy
Bruno Di Stefano, Nuptek Systems Ltd., Canada
Irene Diaz, University of Oviedo, Spain
Dr. Dipankar Das, Jadavpur University, United States
Dragan Doder, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Michel Dojat, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Savo Domenico Fabio, Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
Francisco José Domínguez Mayo, University of Seville, Spain
Julie Dugdale, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble, France
Thomas Eiter, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
Fabrício Enembreck, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Brazil
Christophe Feltus, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Belgium
Stefano Ferilli, University of Bari, Italy
Manuel Filipe Santos, Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho, Portugal
Roberto Flores, Christopher Newport University, United States
Agostino Forestiero, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Claude Frasson, University of Montreal, Canada
Raquel Fuentetaja, Universidad Carlos III De Madrid, Spain
Katsuhide Fujita, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
Naoki Fukuta, Shizuoka University, Japan
Leonardo Garrido, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Mexico
Benoit Gaudou, University Toulouse 1 Capitole, France
Andrey Gavrilov, Novosibirsk State Technical University, Russian Federation
Herman Gomes, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
Jorge Gomez Sanz, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Jorge J. Gomez-Sanz, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Madhu Goyal, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Emmanuelle Grislin-Le Strugeon, LAMIH, université de Valenciennes, France
Perry Groot, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
Renata Guizzardi, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo - UFES, Brazil
Kasper Hallenborg, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
James Harland, RMIT University, Australia
Gunnar Hartvigsen, Department of Computer Science, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
Tabin Hasan, American International University - Bangladesh, Bangladesh
Nima Hatami, INSA-Lyon, France
Hisashi Hayashi, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan
Vincent Hilaire, UTBM, France
Hanno Hildmann, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Koen Hindriks, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Ladislav Hluchy, Institute of Informatics SAS, Slovak Republic
Rolf Hoffmann, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
Wladyslaw Homenda, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Wei-Chiang Hong, Jiangsu Normal University, China
Mark Hoogendoorn, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ales Horak, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Luke Hunsberger, Vassar College, United States
Carlos Iglesias, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Hiroyuki Iida, JAIST, Japan
Thomas Ioerger, Texas A&M University, United States
Luis Iribarne, University of Almería, Spain
Sherif Ishak, University of Alabama in Huntsville, United States
Takayuki Ito, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Vladimir J. Filipovic, Belgrade University, Serbia
Vahid Jalali, Indiana University, United States
Michael Jenkin, York University, Canada
Luis Jiménez Linares, University of de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Yasushi Kambayashi, Nippon Institute of Technology, Japan
Habib M. Kammoun, REGIM-Lab., Tunisia
Geylani Kardas, Ege University International Computer Institute, Turkey
Petros Kefalas, CITY College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield, Greece
Gabriele Kern-Isberner, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Matthias Klusch, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) GmbH, Germany
Fernando Koch, Samsung Research Institute, Brazil
Martin Kollingbaum, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Zuzana Komínková Oplatková, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Ah-Lian Kor, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
John Korah, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States
Igor Kotenko, St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS), Russian Federation
Jaroslaw Kozlak, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Pavel Kral, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Yau-Hwang Kuo, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Setsuya Kurahashi, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Cat Kutay, UTS, Australia
Egon L. van den Broek, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Ruggero Donida Labati, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Ramoni Lasisi, Virginia Military Institute, United States
Nuno Lau, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Egons Lavendelis, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Marc Le Goc, Lsis, Laboratory For Systems and Information Sciences, UMR CNRS 7296, France
Letizia Leonardi, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Ho-fung Leung, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Renato Levy, Intelligent Automation, Inc, United States
Churn-Jung Liau, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Binshan Lin, Louisiana State University Shreveport, United States
Francesca Alessandra Lisi, Università degli Studi di Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy
Juan Liu, School of Computer, Wuhan University, China
Stephane Loiseau, LERIA, University of Angers, France
António Lopes, ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal
Henrique Lopes Cardoso, LIACC / FEUP, Portugal
Daniela Lopéz De Luise, CIIS Lab, Argentina
Adolfo Lozano-Tello, Universidad de Extremadura, Spain
Bernd Ludwig, University of Regensburg, Germany
Xudong Luo, Guangxi Normal Universty, China
Luis Macedo, University of Coimbra, Portugal
José Machado, Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho, Portugal
Isabel Machado Alexandre, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) and Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, NTU, Singapore and MIRALab, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Letizia Marchegiani, Oxford University, United Kingdom
Jerusa Marchi, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Francisco Martínez Álvarez, Pablo de Olavide University of Seville, Spain
Philippe Mathieu, University Lille 1, France
Eric Matson, Purdue University, United States
Fiona McNeill, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
Paola Mello, Università di Bologna, Italy
Eduardo Mena, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Marjan Mernik, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Elena Messina, National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States
Masoud Mohammadian, University of Canberra, Australia
Raul Monroy, Tec de Monterrey in Mexico, Mexico
José Moreira, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Pedro Moreira, Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão - Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Maxime Morge, Université de Lille, France
Bernard Moulin, Université Laval, Canada
Haralambos Mouratidis, University of Brighton, United Kingdom
Muhammad Marwan Muhammad Fuad, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Amruth N. Kumar, Ramapo College of New Jersey, United States
Radhakrishnan Nagarajan, University of Kentucky, United States
Santosh Nanda, Eastern Academy of Science and Technology, India
Konstantinos Nikolopoulos, Bangor University, United Kingdom
Jens Nimis, Hochschule Karlsruhe - Technik und Wirtschaft, Germany
Paulo Novais, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Luis Nunes, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) and Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT), Portugal
Andreas Oberweis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Michel Occello, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Dimitri Ognibene, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, United Kingdom
Haldur Õim, University of Tartu, Estonia
Sancho Oliveira, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Portugal
Joanna Isabelle Olszewska, University of West Scotland, United Kingdom
Andrew Parkes, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Manuel G. Penedo, University of A Coruña, Spain
Loris Penserini, TTP TECHNOLOGY, Italy
Smiljana Petrovic, Iona College, United States
Sébastien Picault, Univ. Lille, CNRS, Centrale Lille, UMR 9189 - CRIStAL (SMAC team), France
Marcin Pietron, University of Science and Technology in Cracow, Poland
Agostino Poggi, University of Parma, Italy
Ramalingam Ponnusamy, CVR College of Engineering-Hyderabad, India
Enrico Pontelli, New Mexico State University, United States
Filipe Portela, Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho, Portugal
Roberto Posenato, Università degli Studi di Verona, Italy
Mariachiara Puviani, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
David Pynadath, University of Southern California, United States
Pedro Rangel Henriques, University of Minho, Portugal
Riccardo Rasconi, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Barbara Re, University of Camerino, Italy
Luis Paulo Reis, University of Minho, Portugal
Lluís Ribas-Xirgo, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Patrizia Ribino, ICAR- CNR, Italy
Alessandro Ricci, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
Miguel Rocha, University of Minho, Portugal
Fátima Rodrigues, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP/IPP), Portugal
Daniel Rodriguez, University of Alcalá, Spain
Juha Röning, University of Oulu, Finland
Silvia Rossi, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Alvaro Rubio-Largo, University of Extremadura, Spain
Ruben Ruiz, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Luca Sabatucci, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Fariba Sadri, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Lorenza Saitta, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale "Amedeo Avogadro", Italy
Nayat Sanchez-Pi, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jurek Sasiadek, Carleton University, Canada
Stefan Schiffer, Knowledge-Based Systems Group, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Christoph Schommer, University Luxembourg, Campus Belval, Maison du Nombre, Luxembourg
Stefan Schulz, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Michael Schumacher, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO), Switzerland
Frank Schweitzer, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Valeria Seidita, University of Palermo, Italy
Emilio Serrano, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Huma Shah, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Manik Sharma, DAV University Jalandhar, India
Denis Shikhalev, The State Fire Academy of EMERCOM of Russia, Russian Federation
Jaime Sichman, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Giovanni Sileno, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ricardo Silveira, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Guillermo Simari, Universidad Nacional del Sur in Bahia Blanca, Argentina
David Sislak, Czech Technical University in Prague - Agent Technology Center, Czech Republic
Alexander Smirnov, SPIIRAS, Russian Federation
Chris Snijders, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands
Armando J. Sousa, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Antoine Spicher, LACL - Université Paris-Est Créteil, France
Bernd Steinbach, Freiberg University of Mining and Technology, Germany
Daniel Stormont, The PineApple Project, United States
Thomas Stützle, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Zhaohao Sun, PNG University of Technology (1); Federation University Australia (2), Papua New Guinea
Thepchai Supnithi, NECTEC, Thailand
Yasuhiro Suzuki, Graduate School of Information Science, Nagoya University, Japan
Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Nick Taylor, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
Patrícia Tedesco, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco/FADE, Brazil
Mark Terwilliger, University of North Alabama, United States
Michele Tomaiuolo, University of Parma, Italy
José Torres, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
Viviane Torres da Silva, IBM Research, Brazil
Jan Tozicka, CTU in Prague, Czech Republic
Bogdan Trawinski, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Franco Turini, KDD Lab, University of Pisa, Italy
Paulo Urbano, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Marina V. Sokolova, Instituto de Investigación en Informática de Albacete, Spain
Eloisa Vargiu, EURECAT, Spain
Srdjan Vesic, CNRS, France
Serena Villata, CNRS, France
Marin Vlada, University of Bucharest, Romania
Wojciech Waloszek, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Yves Wautelet, KU Leuven, Belgium
Rosina Weber, Drexel University, United States
Gerhard Weiss, University of Maasticht, Netherlands
Mark H. M. Winands, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Bozena Wozna-Szczesniak, Jan Dlugosz University, Poland
Neil Yorke-Smith, TU Delft, Netherlands
Franco Zambonelli, DISMI, Universitá di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
John Zeleznikow, Victoria University, Australia
Jing Zhao, ECNU, China

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