PRIMA 2018: Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems

21st International Conference, Tokyo, Japan, October 29-November 2, 2018, Proceedings

  • Tim Miller
  • Nir Oren
  • Yuko Sakurai
  • Itsuki Noda
  • Bastin Tony Roy Savarimuthu
  • Tran Cao Son
Conference proceedings PRIMA 2018

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11224)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 11224)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Marion Valette, Benoit Gaudou, Dominique Longin, Patrick Taillandier
      Pages 3-18
    3. Martin Masek, Chiou Peng Lam, Lyndon Benke, Luke Kelly, Michael Papasimeon
      Pages 19-34
  3. Application Domains for Multi-agent Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Hiroshi Kiyotake, Masahiro Kohjima, Tatsushi Matsubayashi, Hiroyuki Toda
      Pages 53-69
  4. Collaboration and Coordination

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Ewa Andrejczuk, Filippo Bistaffa, Christian Blum, Juan A. Rodriguez-Aguilar, Carles Sierra
      Pages 89-105
    3. Ferdinando Fioretto, Hong Xu, Sven Koenig, T. K. Satish Kumar
      Pages 106-122
    4. Kouki Matsumura, Tenda Okimoto, Katsutoshi Hirayama
      Pages 123-139
    5. Tenda Okimoto, Nicolas Schwind, Emir Demirović, Katsumi Inoue, Pierre Marquis
      Pages 140-157
  5. Economic Paradigms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Mingyu Guo, Yong Yang, Muhammad Ali Babar
      Pages 177-193
    3. Amy Greenwald, Jasper Lee, Takehiro Oyakawa
      Pages 194-209
    4. Anisse Ismaili, Tomoaki Yamaguchi, Makoto Yokoo
      Pages 226-241
    5. Kota Shigedomi, Tadashi Sekiguchi, Atsushi Iwasaki, Makoto Yokoo
      Pages 242-257
  6. Engineering Multi-agent Systems and Human-Agent Interaction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
    2. Matteo Baldoni, Cristina Baroglio, Olivier Boissier, Katherine Marie May, Roberto Micalizio, Stefano Tedeschi
      Pages 261-278
    3. Davide Dell’Anna, Mehdi Dastani, Fabiano Dalpiaz
      Pages 279-295
    4. Seyed Amin Tabatabaei, Mark Hoogendoorn, Aart van Halteren
      Pages 312-327
  7. Logic and Reasoning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 329-329
    2. Ryuta Arisaka, Ken Satoh
      Pages 331-343
    3. Quratul-ain Mahesar, Nir Oren, Wamberto W. Vasconcelos
      Pages 387-402
    4. Kees van Berkel, Matteo Pascucci
      Pages 403-419
  8. Short Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 421-421
    2. Lyndon Benke, Michael Papasimeon, Kevin McDonald
      Pages 423-430
    3. Nicolas Bougie, Ryutaro Ichise
      Pages 431-439
    4. Kevin Chapuis, Patrick Taillandier, Benoit Gaudou, Alexis Drogoul, Eric Daudé
      Pages 440-448
    5. Ali el Hassouni, Mark Hoogendoorn, Martijn van Otterlo, Eduardo Barbaro
      Pages 467-475
    6. Ali el Hassouni, Mark Hoogendoorn, Vesa Muhonen
      Pages 476-483
    7. Guido Governatori, Antonino Rotolo, Régis Riveret
      Pages 484-492
    8. Yao Zhang, He Wang, Jingxian Huang, Dengji Zhao
      Pages 493-501
    9. Yuya Itoh, Shigeo Matsubara
      Pages 502-509
    10. Erisa Karafili, Linna Wang, Antonis C. Kakas, Emil Lupu
      Pages 510-518
    11. Felipe Meneguzzi, Ramon Fraga Pereira, Nir Oren
      Pages 544-551
    12. Rym Mohamed, Zied Loukil, Zied Bouraoui
      Pages 552-559
    13. Yasser Mohammad, Shinji Nakadai
      Pages 560-567

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems, PRIMA 2018, held in Tokyo, Japan, in October/November 2018. The 27 full papers presented and 31 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 103 submissions. 

PRIMA presents subjects in many application domains, particularly in e-commerce, and also in planning, logistics, manufacturing, robotics, decision support, transportation, entertainment, emergency relief and disaster management, and data mining and analytics.


agents artificial intelligence evolutionary algorithms genetic algorithms intelligent agents learning algorithms multi-agent Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) reinforcement learning telecommunication networks telecommunication traffic

Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computing and Information SystemsUniversity of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of AberdeenAberdeenUK
  3. 3.Artificial Intelligence Research Center (AIRC)National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)TokyoJapan
  4. 4.Artificial Intelligence Research Center (AIRC)National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)TsukubaJapan
  5. 5.University of OtagoDunedinNew Zealand
  6. 6.Computer Science DepartmentNew Mexico State UniversityLas CrucesUSA

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