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ICAART is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication


The purpose of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in the theory and applications in the areas of Agents and Artificial Intelligence. Two simultaneous related tracks will be held, covering both applications and current research work. One track focuses on Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Software Platforms, Distributed Problem Solving and Distributed AI in general. The other track focuses mainly on Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Representation, Planning, Learning, Scheduling, Perception Reactive AI Systems, and Evolutionary Computing and other topics related to Intelligent Systems and Computational Intelligence.


Avaliable soon.


Chris ReedUniversity of Dundee, United Kingdom
Joseph HalpernCornell University, United States
Nick JenningsImperial College London, United Kingdom
Robert KowalskiImperial College London, United Kingdom


Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.


All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef ( and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library.
A short list of presented papers will be selected so that revised and extended versions of these papers will be published by Springer-Verlag in a LNAI Series book.
A short list of papers presented at the conference will be selected for publication of extended and revised versions in a special issue of Springer's LNCS TCCI Journal.
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by .


ICAART Secretariat
Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.
             2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 100 033
Fax: +44 203 014 8813


Stephane LoiseauLERIA, University of Angers, France
Joaquim FilipePolytechnic Institute of Setubal / INSTICC, Portugal


Béatrice DuvalLERIA, France
Jaap van den HerikLeiden University, Netherlands


Giovanni Acampora, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Jose Aguilar, Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela
Varol Akman, Bilkent University, Turkey
Isabel M. Alexandre, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) and Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
Vicki Allan, Utah State University, United States
Klaus-Dieter Althoff, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence / University of Hildesheim, Germany
Frédéric Amblard, IRIT - Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, France
Cesar Analide, University of Minho, Portugal
Diana Arellano, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Tsz-Chiu Au, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of
Jean-Michel Auberlet, IFSTTAR (French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks), France
Snorre Aunet, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Javier Bajo, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
Suzanne Barber, The University of Texas, United States
Kamel Barkaoui, Cedric-CNAM, France
Senén Barro, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Punam Bedi, University of Delhi, India
Nabil Belacel, National Research Council of Canada, Canada
Christoph Benzmüller, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Carole Bernon, University of Toulouse III, France
Daniel Berrar, The Open University, United Kingdom
Bruno Bouchard, LIARA Laboratory, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Canada
Noury Bouraqadi, , France
Sheryl Brahnam, Missouri State University, United States
Ramon F. Brena, Tecnologico De Monterrey, Mexico
Paolo Bresciani, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Stefano Bromuri, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Switzerland
Alberto Bugarín, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Aleksander Byrski, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Giacomo Cabri, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Silvia Calegari, Università Degli studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy
Rui Camacho, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
David Camacho, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Valérie Camps, IRIT - Université Paul Sabatier, France
Amilcar Cardoso, University of Coimbra, Portugal
John Cartlidge, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
José J. Castro-Schez, Escuela Superior de Informática, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
François Charpillet, Loria - Inria Lorraine, France
Amitava Chatterjee, Jadavpur University, India
Mu-Song Chen, Da-Yeh University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Adam Cheyer, SRI International, United States
Marco Chiarandini, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Anders L. Christensen, Instituto Superior das Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa, Portugal
Davide Ciucci, Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy
Carlo Combi, Università degli Studi di Verona, Italy
Diane Cook, Washington State University, United States
Daniel Corkill, University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States
Chris Cornelis, University of Granada, Spain
Flavio S. Correa da Silva, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Gabriella Cortellessa, ISTC-CNR, Italy
Paulo Cortez, University of Minho, Portugal
Massimo Cossentino, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Evandro Costa, Federal University of Alagoas, UFAL, Brazil
Darryl N. Davis, University of Hull, United Kingdom
Patrick De Causmaecker, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Fernando F. de Souza, Centro de Informática - Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Alok K. Deb, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Andreas Dengel, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH), Germany
Louise Dennis, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Enrico Denti, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
Ioan Despi, UNE, Australia
Nicola Di Mauro, Università di Bari, Italy
Bruno Di Stefano, Nuptek Systems Ltd., Canada
Michel Dojat, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Agostino Dovier, Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy
Julie Dugdale, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble, France
Paul Dunne, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Florence Dupin de Saint-Cyr, IRIT, Toulouse University, France
Michael Dyer, University of California Los Angeles, United States
Stefan Edelkamp, Universität Bremen, Germany
Thomas Eiter, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
Fabrício Enembreck, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Brazil
Esra Erdem, Sabanci University, Turkey
Christophe Feltus, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Belgium
Alberto Fernández, University Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Antonio Fernández-Caballero, Universidad de Castilla-la Mancha, Spain
Edilson Ferneda, Catholic University of Brasilia, Brazil
Klaus Fischer, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI GmbH, Germany
Stan Franklin, University of Memphis, United States
Claude Frasson, University of Montreal, Canada
Naoki Fukuta, Shizuoka University, Japan
Maurizio Gabbrielli, University of Bologna, Italy
Sarah A. Gaggl, Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany
Salvatore Gaglio, University of Palermo, Italy
Maria Ganzha, SRI PAS and University of Gdansk, Poland
Catherine Garbay, CNRS, France
Alfredo Garro, Università della Calabria, Italy
Max Gath, Center for Computing and Communication Technologies, Universität Bremen, Germany
Andrey Gavrilov, Novosibirsk State Technical University, Russian Federation
João C. Gluz, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil
Daniela Godoy, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Pcia. de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Jorge Gomez Sanz, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Guido Governatori, Independent Researcher, Australia
Dominic Greenwood, , Switzerland
Perry Groot, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
Sven Groppe, University of Lübeck, Germany
Renata Guizzardi, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo - UFES, Brazil
Rune Gustavsson, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Hisashi Hayashi, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan
Pedro R. Henriques, University of Minho, Portugal
Frans Henskens, University of Newcastle, Australia
Andreas Herzig, Independent Researcher, France
Rattikorn Hewett, Texas Tech University, United States
Vincent Hilaire, UTBM, France
Rolf Hoffmann, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
Wladyslaw Homenda, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Wei-Chiang Hong, Asia Eastern University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, Republic of China
Mark Hoogendoorn, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ales Horak, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Marc-Philippe Huget, University of Savoie Mont-Blanc, France
Luke Hunsberger, Vassar College, United States
Carlos A. Iglesias, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Luis Iribarne, University of Almería, Spain
Andreas Jacobsson, Malmö University, Sweden
Vahid Jalali, Indiana University, United States
Michael Jenkin, York University, Canada
Luis Jiménez Linares, University of de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Geylani Kardas, Ege University International Computer Institute, Turkey
Petros Kefalas, CITY College, University of York Europe Campus, Greece
Graham Kendall, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Malaysia
Gabriele Kern-Isberner, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Sung-Dong Kim, Hansung University, Korea, Republic of
Stefan Kirn, Independent Researcher, Germany
Matthias Klusch, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) GmbH, Germany
Fernando Koch, Independent Researcher, Brazil
Martin Kollingbaum, Lakeside Labs, Austria
Ah-Lian Kor, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
John Korah, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States
Andrew Koster, Independent Researcher, Brazil
Igor Kotenko, St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS), Russian Federation
Pavel Kral, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Cat Kutay, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Bogumila Kwiatkowska, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
Jérôme Lang, Université Paris-Dauphine, France
Ramoni Lasisi, Virginia Military Institute, United States
Letizia Leonardi, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Jingpeng Li, University of Stirling, United Kingdom
Churn-Jung Liau, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China
Ying Liu, Independent Researcher, United States
António Lopes, ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal
Noel Lopes, IPG, Portugal
Daniela Lopéz De Luise, CIIS Lab, Argentina
Adolfo Lozano-Tello, Universidad de Extremadura, Spain
Hongen Lu, La Trobe University, Australia
Bernd Ludwig, University Regensburg, Germany
Xudong Luo, Guangxi Normal Universty, China
José Machado, Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho, Portugal
Jerusa Marchi, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Elisa Marengo, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Mourad Mars, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia
Fiona McNeill, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
Paola Mello, Università di Bologna, Italy
Daniel Merkle, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Marjan Mernik, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Bernd Meyer, Monash University, Australia
John-Jules Meyer, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Ambra Molesini, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
José Moreira, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Pedro M. Moreira, 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
Christian Müller-Schloer, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
Radhakrishnan Nagarajan, University of Kentucky, United States
Konstantinos Nikolopoulos, Bangor University, United Kingdom
Jens Nimis, Hochschule Karlsruhe, Germany
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, Università degli studi Milano-Bicocca, Italy and University of Essex, United Kingdom
Sancho Oliveira, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Portugal
Andrea Omicini, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
Stanislaw Osowski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Nandan Parameswaran, University of New South Wales, Australia
Andrew J. Parkes, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Krzysztof Patan, University of Zielona Gora, Poland
Manuel G. Penedo, Investigation Center CITIC, University of A Coruña, Spain
Célia C. Pereira, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
Wim Peters, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Aske Plaat, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Agostino Poggi, University of Parma, Italy
Ramalingam Ponnusamy, Chennai Institute of Technology, India
Ramalingam Ponnusamy, CVR College of Engineering-Hyderabad, India
David Powers, Flinders University, Australia
Marco Prandini, University of Bologna, Italy
Mariachiara Puviani, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Martin Rehák, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Luís Paulo Reis, University of Porto, Portugal
Lluís Ribas-Xirgo, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Miguel Rocha, University of Minho, Portugal
Fátima Rodrigues, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP/IPP), Portugal
Daniel Rodriguez, University of Alcalá, Spain
Andrea Roli, Università di Bologna, Italy
Juha Röning, University of Oulu, Finland
Rosaldo Rossetti, FEUP, Portugal
Ruben Ruiz, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Fariba Sadri, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Lorenza Saitta, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale "Amedeo Avogadro", Italy
Manuel F. Santos, Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho, Portugal
Fabio Sartori, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Jurek Sasiadek, Carleton University, Canada
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
Hasan Selim, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Ivan Serina, University of Brescia, Italy
Emilio Serrano, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Giovanni Sileno, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ricardo A. Silveira, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
David Sislak, Czech Technical University in Prague - Agent Technology Center, Czech Republic
Alexander Smirnov, SPC RAS, Russian Federation
Kim Solin, The University of Queensland, Australia
Armando J. Sousa, INESC TEC and FEUP, Portugal
Antoine Spicher, LACL - Université Paris-Est Créteil, France
Bernd Steinbach, Freiberg University of Mining and Technology, Germany
Kathleen Steinhofel, King's College London, United Kingdom
Daniel Stormont, Independent Researcher, United States
Thomas Stützle, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Zhaohao Sun, Federation University Australia, Australia and PNG University of Technology, Papua New Guinea
Boontawee Suntisrivaraporn, Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thailand
Pavel Surynek, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
Yasuhiro Suzuki, Graduate School of Information Science, Nagoya University, Japan
Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, AGH University Science Technology, Poland
Antonio J. Tallón-Ballesteros, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Nick Taylor, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
Patrícia Tedesco, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco/FADE, Brazil
Mark Terwilliger, University of North Alabama, United States
José M. Torres, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
Viviane Torres da Silva, IBM Research, Brazil
Bogdan Trawinski, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Paola Turci, University of Parma, Italy
Anni-Yasmin Turhan, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
Franco Turini, KDD Lab, University of Pisa, Italy
Paulo Urbano, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Visara Urovi, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Sierre (HES-SO), Switzerland
Marina V. Sokolova, Aristos Secondary School, Spain
Marco Valtorta, University of South Carolina, United States
Wiebe van der Hoek, The University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Athanasios Vasilakos, University of Western Macedonia, Greece
Srdjan Vesic, CNRS, France
Serena Villata, CNRS, France
Marin Vlada, University of Bucharest, Romania
George Vouros, University of Piraeus, Greece
Christel Vrain, University of Orléans, France
Yves Wautelet, KU Leuven, Belgium
Rosina Weber, Drexel University, United States
Stephan Weiss, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria
Cees Witteveen, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
T. N. Wong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
John Woodward, University of Stirling, United Kingdom
Franz Wotawa, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Bozena Wozna-Szczesniak, Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa, Poland
Ning Xiong, Mälardalen University, Sweden
Feiyu Xu, Independent Researcher, Germany
Yiyu Yao, University of Regina, Canada
Li-Yan Yuan, University of Alberta, Canada
Bruno Zanuttini, GREYC, Normandie Université, UNICAEN, CNRS UMR 6072, ENSICAEN, France
Laura Zavala, Megar Evers College of the City University of New York, United States
Alejandro Zunino, ISISTAN - Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina