Agent and Multi-Agent Systems: Technologies and Applications

5th KES International Conference, KES-AMSTA 2011, Manchester, UK, June 29 – July 1, 2011. Proceedings

  • James O’Shea
  • Ngoc Thanh Nguyen
  • Keeley Crockett
  • Robert J. Howlett
  • Lakhmi C. Jain

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6682)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 6682)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Keynote Speeches

    1. Piotr Jędrzejowicz
      Pages 2-15
  3. Conversational Agents, Dialogue Systems and Text Processing (Gen01)

    1. Keeley Crockett, James O‘Shea, Zuhair Bandar
      Pages 16-25
    2. James O’Shea, Zuhair Bandar, Keeley Crockett
      Pages 26-34
    3. Mohammad Hijjawi, Zuhair Bandar, Keeley Crockett, David Mclean
      Pages 35-43
  4. Agents and Online Social Networks (Gen02)

    1. Ruqayya Abdulrahman, Daniel Neagu, D. R. W. Holton
      Pages 54-63
    2. Piotr Wojewnik, Bogumil Kaminski, Mateusz Zawisza, Marek Antosiewicz
      Pages 64-73
    3. Vedran Podobnik, Ignac Lovrek
      Pages 74-83
    4. Ruqayya Abdulrahman, D. R. W. Holton, Daniel Neagu, Mick Ridley
      Pages 84-93
  5. Modelling, Planning and Prediction (Gen03)

    1. Toufik Laroum, Bornia Tighiouart
      Pages 94-102
    2. Cecilia Zanni-Merk, Santiago Almiron, Dominique Renaud
      Pages 103-112
    3. Said Brahimi, Ramdane Maamri, Zaidi Sahnoun
      Pages 113-122
    4. Samira Telghamti, Ramdane Maamri
      Pages 123-129
    5. Miroslav Prýmek, Aleš Horák, Tadeusz Sikora
      Pages 130-137
    6. Bernadetta Mianowska, Ngoc Thanh Nguyen
      Pages 138-147
    7. Inès Thabet, Issam Bouslimi, Chihab Hanachi, Khaled Ghédira
      Pages 148-158
    8. Iva Bojic, Tomislav Lipic, Mario Kusek, Gordan Jezic
      Pages 159-168
    9. Armin Stranjak, Igor Čavrak, Mario Žagar
      Pages 169-179

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th KES International Conference on Agent and Multi-Agent Systems, KES-AMSTA 2011, held in Manchester, UK, in June/July 2011.
The 69 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in the book. In addition the volume contains one abstract and one full paper length keynote speech. The papers are organized in topical sections on conversational agents, dialogue systems and text processing; agents and online social networks; robotics and manufacturing; agent optimisation; negotiation and security; multi-agent systems; mining and profiling; agent-based optimization; doctoral track; computer-supported social intelligence for human interaction; digital economy; and intelligent workflow, cloud computing and systems.


MAS agent cooperation agent coordination agent-based modeling intelligent agents social agents trading agents

Editors and affiliations

  • James O’Shea
    • 1
  • Ngoc Thanh Nguyen
    • 2
  • Keeley Crockett
    • 1
  • Robert J. Howlett
    • 3
  • Lakhmi C. Jain
    • 4
  1. 1.Manchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterUK
  2. 2.Wroclaw University of TechnologyWroclawPoland
  3. 3.University of BournemouthPooleUK
  4. 4.University of South AustraliaMawson LakesAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag GmbH Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-21999-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-22000-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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