CSCE990 Seminar: Advanced Multiagent Systems Fall 2018
Seminar 0: Reading List and Resources. August 21 (Leen-Kiat Soh)
Seminar 1: Multiagent Systems: Local Decisions vs. Global Coherence. August 21 (Leen-Kiat Soh)
Seminar 2: Swarm Intelligence. August 21, 23 (Leen-Kiat Soh)
Seminar 3: Goal Reasoning. August 23 (Leen-Kiat Soh)
Seminar 4: Reinforcement Learning. August 28 (prepared by Dr. Adam Eck) (Leen-Kiat Soh)
Seminar 5: Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning. August 30 (Leen-Kiat Soh)
Seminar 6: Multiagent Ad Hoc Team Formation. September 11 (Leen-Kiat Soh)
Seminar 7: Partially Observable Markov Decision Process (POMDP). September 13,
September 18 (Leen-Kiat Soh)
Seminar 8: Affordance-based Agent Model for Road Traffic Simulation. September 18 (Sudeep Basnet)
Paper: Ksontini, F., R. Mandiau, Z. Guessoum, and S. Espie (2015). Afoordance-based Agent Model
for Road Traffic Simulation, Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, 29(5):821-849.
Seminar 9: Distributed Control Overview. September 20 (Chandima Fernando)
Paper: Ge, X., Yang, F. and Han, Q.L. (2017). Distributed Networked Control Systems: A Brief
Overview, Information Sciences, 380, pp. 117-131.
Paper: Ren, W., Beard, R. W., and Atkins, E. M. (2007). Information Consensus in Multivehichle
Cooperative Control, IEEE Control Systems, 27(2), pp. 71-82.
Seminar 10: Agent-Based Model of Pathogen Propagation. October 02 (Gisela Font Sayeras)
Paper: Khan, B., K. Dombrowski, and M. Saad (2014). A Stochastic Agent-Based Model of Pathogen
Propagation in Dynamic Multi-Relational Social Networks, Simulation, 90(4):464-484.
Seminar 11: Deep Reinforcement Learning and World Models. October 04 (CHris Larsen)
Paper: Ha, D. and J. Schmidhuber (??). World Models. ??
Seminar 12: Ad Hoc Teamwork. October 09 (Yi Xia)
Paper: Melo, F. S. and A. Sardinha (2016). Ad Hoc Teamwork by Learning Teammates' Task, Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 175-219.
Seminar 13: AI Rebel Agents. October 11
Paper: Coman, A., and D. W. Aha (2018). AI Rebel Agents, AI Magazine, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 16-26.
Seminar 14: No Traffic Lights. October 11
Paper: Tonguz, O. (2018). Red Light, Green Light--No Light, IEEE Spectrum, October, pp. 24-29.
Seminar 15: Crowd Modeling. October 18 (Sudeep Basnet)
Paper: Zhong, J. W. Cai, L. Luo, et al. (2016). Learning Behavior Patterns from Video for
Agent-Based Crowd Modeling and Simulation, Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, vol. 30,
issue 5, pp. 990-1019.
Seminar 16: Compete or Cooperate? October 23 (Chandima Fernando)
Paper: Roldan, J. J., J. del Cerro, and A. Berrientos (2018). Should We Compete or Should We Cooperate? Applying Game THeory to
Task ALlocation in Drone Swarms, in Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
(IROS), Madrid, Spain, October 1-5, 2018, pp. 5366-5371.
Seminar 17: Pedestrian Simulation. October 25 (Gisela Font Sayers)
Martinez-Gil, F., M. Lozano, and F. Fernandez (2015). Strategies for Simulating Pedestrian Navigation with Multiple Reinforcement Learning Agents, Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, 29(1):98-130.
Seminar 18: Emergent Complexity. October 30 (Chris Larsen)
Bansal, T., Pachocki, J., Sidor, S., Sutskever, I. and Mordatch, I. (2018). Emergent Complexity
via Multi-Agent Competition, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Learning
Representations, Poster Paper.
Seminar 19: Human Agent Collaboration. November 1 (Yi Xia)
Ramchum, S. D., F. Wu, W. Jiang,. J. E. Fischer, S. Reece, S. Roberts, T.
Rodden, C. Greenhalgh, and N. R. Jennings (2015). Human-Agent Collaboration for
Disaster Response, Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems,
Discussions on Final Projects. November 6, November 8
Seminar 20: POJI and DARPA Perspective on AI. November 13
Discussions: CACM Special Session Report on Big Trends in China. November 15, 20, 27, 29
Discussions: Designing Emotionally Sentient Agents