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Demonstrations Program

Accepted Demos

  • 1: Roundabout Collision Avoidance for Multiple Robots based on Minimum Enclosing Rectangle
    Fan Liu and Ajit Narayanan
  • 2: A MAS Negotiation Support Tool for Schema Matching
    Quoc Viet Hung Nguyen, Xuan Hoai Luong, Zoltan Miklos, Tho Quan Thanh and Karl Aberer
  • 3: A Task Complexity Assessment Tool for Single-Operator Multi-Robot Control Scenarios
    A. Tuna Ozgelen and Elizabeth Sklar
  • 4: A Collaborative Activity for Evaluating HAT-COM: Human-Agent Teamwork Communication Model
    Nader Hanna and Deborah Richards
  • 5: An Argumentation-based Dialogue System for Human-Robot Collaboration
    Mohammad Azhar, Simon Parsons and Elizabeth Sklar
  • 7: Traveller: An Intercultural Training System with Intelligent Agents
    Samuel Mascarenhas, André Silva, Ana Paiva, Ruth Aylett, Felix Kistler, Elisabeth André, Nick Degens, Gert Jan Hofstede and Arvid Kappas
  • 10: Volttron: An Agent Platform for the Smart Grid
    Jereme Haack, Bora Akyol, Brandon Carpenter, Cody Tews and Lance Foglesong
  • 11: HRTeam: a framework to support research on human/multi-robot interaction
    Elizabeth Sklar, Simon Parsons, A. Tuna Ozgelen, Eric Schneider, Michael Costantino and Susan Epstein
  • 12: ArgTrust: Decision making with information from sources of varying trustworthiness
    Simon Parsons, Elizabeth Sklar, Jordan Salvit, Holly Wall and Zimi Li
  • 13: MUST: MUlti Agent Simulation of Multi-Modal Urban Traffic
    Deepika Pathania, Bharath Vissapragada, Nahil Jain, Apeksha Khare, Soujanya Lanka and Kamalakar Karlapalem
  • 15: Simulating household activities to lower consumption peaks
    Edouard Amouroux, Thomas Huraux, François Sempé, Nicolas Sabouret and Yvon Haradji
  • 16: IRON: a machine for the automated synthesis of normative systems
    Javier Morales, Maite Lopez-Sanchez, Juan A. Rodriguez-Aguilar, Michael Wooldridge and Wamberto Vasconcelos
  • 17: Coordinating Maintenance Planning under Uncertainty
    Joris Scharpff, Mathijs De Weerdt, Matthijs Spaan and Leentje Volker
  • 18: A Social Network Interface to an Interactive Narrative
    Julie Porteous, Fred Charles and Marc Cavazza
  • 19: StiCo in Action
    Bijan Ranjbar-Sahraei, Sjriek Alers, Karl Tuyls and Gerhard Weiss
  • 21: RMASBench: a Benchmarking System for Multi-Agent Coordination in Urban Search and Rescue
    Fabio Maffioletti, Riccardo Reffato, Alessandro Farinelli, Alexander Kleiner, Sarvapali Ramchurn and Bing Shin
  • 22: Robin, an Empathic Virtual Buddy for Social Support
    Janneke Van Der Zwaan and Virginia Dignum
  • 23: AgentSwitch: Towards Smart Energy Tariff Selection
    Sarvapali Ramchurn, Michael Osborne, Oliver Parson, Talal Rahwan, Sassan Maleki, Trung Huynh, Muddasser Alam, Joel Fischer, Steve Reece, Luc Moreau, Stephen Roberts, Tom Rodden and Enrico Costanza
  • 24: Learning Agent Models in SeSAm
    Robert Junges and Franziska Klügl
  • 25: Game-theoretic Patrol Strategies for Transit Systems: the TRUSTS System and its Mobile App
    Samantha Luber, Zhengyu Yin, Francesco Delle Fave, Albert Xin Jiang, Milind Tambe and John P. Sullivan
  • 26: DIVAs 4.0: A Framework for the Development of Situated Multi-Agent Based Simulation Systems
    Frederico Araujo, Junia Valente, Mohammad Al-Zinati, Dane Kuiper and Rym Wenkstern
  • 27: Diversity Beats Strength? - A Hands-on Experience with 9x9 Go
    Leandro Soriano Marcolino, Douglass Chen, Albert Xin Jiang and Milind Tambe
  • 28: GAMA: multi-level and complex environment for agent-based models and simulations
    Alexis Drogoul, Edouard Amouroux, Philippe Caillou, Benoit Gaudou, Arnaud Grignard, Nicolas Marilleau, Patrick Taillandier, Maroussia Vavasseur, Duc-An Vo and Jean-Daniel Zucker
  • 29: OctoSLAM: A 3D Mapping Approach to Situational Awareness of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
    Joscha Fossel, Daniel Hennes, Karl Tuyls, Sjriek Alers and Daniel Claes
  • 30: Diverse Trajectory Planning for UAV Control Displays
    Jan Tozicka, Jan Balata and Zdenek Mikovec
  • 31: Industrial Process Optimisation with JIAC
    Marco Luetzenberger, Tobias Küster, Thomas Konnerth, Alexander Thiele and Axel Hessler
  • 32: Deployment of Multi-agent Algorithms for Tactical Operations on UAV Hardware
    Martin Selecký, Michal Štolba, Tomáš Meiser, Michal Čáp, Antonín Komenda, Milan Rollo, Jiří Vokřínek and Michal Pěchouček
  • 33: An Approach to Team Programming with Markup for Operator Interaction
    Nathan Brooks, Ewart de Visser, Timur Chabuk, Elan Freedy and Paul Scerri
  • 35: My Dream Theatre
    Henrique Campos, Joana Campos, João Cabral, Carlos Martinho and Ana Paiva
  • 36: Mechanical Design and Computational Aspects for Locomotion and Reconfiguration of the ModRED Modular Robot,Prithviraj Dasgupta,
    Jose Baca, S. G. M. Hossain, Ayan Dutta and Carl Nelson
  • 37: Formation Control for Cooperative Localization of MAV Swarms
    Arjun Iyer, Luis Rayas and Andrew Bennett
  • 40: Promoting Eco-driving Practice through Multiuser Challenge Optimization
    Marconi Madruga and Helmut Prendinger
  • 41:NetArg: an agent-based social simulator with argumentative agents
    Simone Gabbriellini and Paolo Torroni

Call for Demonstrations

Demos track Web site:

The goal of the AAMAS DEMOs track is to provide opportunities for participants from academia and/or industry to present their latest developments in agent-based software and/or robotic systems. Interactive systems and novel applications are particularly welcome. Student researchers are encouraged to submit. A "Best Demo" will be selected and awarded by the committee.

At least one author of accepted demos will be expected to present a poster and live demonstration at the conference in Saint Paul.

Authors of accepted papers and posters in the main track of the AAMAS conference, as well as workshop presenters, are particularly encouraged to submit! (You'll be there anyway - this is another opportunity to share your work and discuss your results in detail with conference attendees who visit your Demo!)

Examples of demos include but are not limited to:

  • Robotic systems (single- and multi-agent)
  • Interactive agent-based software systems
  • Agent-based simulation environments
  • Personal robotics
  • Innovative applications of agent-based systems or prototypes (e.g., industrial, military, educational)
  • Agent-based games
  • Agent platforms and development environments
  • Open-source software tools for agent-based system development
  • Human-robot interactive systems
  • Virtual agents and interactive virtual environments

The organizers will make every effort to facilitate demo requirements. If you have unusual requirements please contact the organizers in advance. At a minimum, we will provide a poster board, a monitor with a standard VGA connector, a power strip and a 2m table for each demonstration.

Submission Requirements

Submissions accepted for the demonstration session will be advertised on the AAMAS website and in the conference booklet, which will contain abstracts of all available Demos. Each Demo submission must consist of the following:

  1. Paper: A 2-page paper in which the authors describe the system to be demonstrated. The paper should describe the application domain, the problem scenario, the technology used, the agent/multi-agent techniques involved, the innovations of the system, its live and interactive aspects, etc. Papers MUST BE PREPARED IN PDF format using the AAMAS style (follow these instructions)).
  2. Video or PPT: The paper must contain a URL linking to a demonstration video no more than 5 minutes in length (QuickTime or YouTube format) or a Powerpoint presentation showing and explaining what happens. If some other format can more clearly show the demo, accommodation may be made. Please contact the organizers in advance.
  3. Contribution and Supervisor Endorsement (Student Projects Only): A brief note from the student's supervisor describing the student's individual contribution to the project, written on university letterhead and including the supervisor's full name, title and email address. This should be attached as the 3rd page of the PDF Paper submission (above).

Accepted Demos will have the 2-page papers included in the AAMAS proceedings.

The submission web site is

Selection Process

The submission and selection processes for the AAMAS 2012 Demos will be separate from that of the main conference. Each submission will be assessed by the Demos Committee. The authors will receive a brief report with the result of the
evaluation with the notification. The main evaluation criteria are:

  • Presentation and technical quality
  • Significance and originality
  • Relevance to AAMAS
  • Maturity of the (deployed) system and readiness for demonstration
  • Potential for public interaction

Notification of acceptance or rejection of submitted demos will be sent to the corresponding author (see dates below). At least one author of each accepted demonstration is required to register and to attend the conference to give the

Important Dates

Submission deadline: EXTENDED to January 23, 2013
Notification of acceptance/rejection: February 14, 2013
Camera-ready paper: To Be Announced

Contact Information

For more information, contact the Demos Chairs:
Prof Paul Scerri
Carnegie Mellon University


Prof. Toshiharu Sugawara
Waseda University