IEEE 2006 Workshop on Distributed Intelligent Systems
Diplomat Hotel Prague * Czech Republic
June 15 - 16, 2006

 
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Program

June 14, 2006 Wednesday
15.00 - 20.00 Registration
15.45 Meeting point for Walking Tour
16.00 - 19.00 Walking Tour



June 15, 2006 Thursday
08.00 - 09.00 Registration


Room PRAGUE C + D
09.00 - 09.05 Opening

TRACK B: Industry Applications of Distributed and Agent-Based Systems
09.05 - 10.05 INVITED TALK
Challenges in Agents for Manufacturing
K. H. Hall
10.05 - 10.25 Coffee Break


Room PRAGUE D

TRACK B Industry Applications of Distributed and Agent-Based Systems (Part 1)
10.25 - 10.30 Introduction to the Track B
R. Brennan, J. Lazansky, and V. Marik
10.30 - 10.50 A New Evaluation Method of Communication for Distributed Control
J.J. Scarlett and R.W. Brennan
10.50 - 11.10 Automatic Control Application Recovery in Distributed IEC 61499 based Automation and Control Systems
R. Froschauer, F. Auinger, G. Grabmair, and T. Strasser
11.10 - 11.30 Dynamic Reconfiguration of Distributed Control Applications with Reconfiguration Services based on IEC 61499
A. Zoitl, C. Sunder, and I. Terzic
11.30 - 11.50 Modelling Execution Order and Real-time Constraints in IEC 61499 Control Applications
G. Grabmair, R. Froschauer, T. Strasser, and A. Zoitl
11.50 - 12.10 An Approach to the Application of the Design Structure Matrix for Assessing Reconfigurability of Distributed Manufacturing Systems
A.M. Farid and D.C. McFarlane
12.10 - 12.30 Modeling of Reconfiguration Control Applications based on the IEC 61499 Reference Model for Industrial Process Measurement and Control Systems
T. Strasser, I. Muller, C. Sunder, O. Hummer, and H. Uhrmann
12.30 - 12.50 Disturbance Detection, Recover and Prediction in Holonic Manufacturing Control
P. Leitao and J. Barbosa


Room PRAGUE C

TRACK A: Collective Robotics and Human/Robot Interaction (Part 1)
10.25 - 10.30 Introduction to the Track A
A. Halme, L. Přeučil, and G. Toth
10.30 - 10.50 Conflict Resolution with Minimal Communication Bandwidth
A. Farinelli, L. Iocchi, and D. Nardi
10.50 - 11.10 Design of Decentralized Capturing Behavior by Multiple Mobile Robots
Y. Kobayashi, K. Otsubo, and S. Hosoe
11.10 - 11.30 Physical Interference Impact in Multi-robot Task Allocation Auction Methods
J. Guerrero and G. Oliver
11.30 - 11.50 Cooperative, Distributed Localization in Multi-robot Systems: A Minimum-Entropy Approach
V. Caglioti, A. Citterio, and A. Fossati
11.50 - 12.10 Behavior Fusion Estimation for Robot Learning from Demonstration
M. Nicolescu, O.C. Jenkins, and A. Olenderski
12.10 - 12.30 Robotic Formation Control using Variable Structure Systems Approach
Q.P. Ha, H.M. Ha, and G. Dissanayake
12.30 - 12.50 Collective Multi-Objective Planning
A.-I. Mouaddib
12.50 - 14.00 Lunch


Room PRAGUE C + D

TRACK A: Collective Robotics and Human/Robot Interaction
14.00 - 15.00 INVITED TALK
Applying the Concept of Distributed Robotics
Aarne Halme and Mika Vainio
15.00 - 15.15 Break


Room PRAGUE D

Special Session R
15.15 - 15.20 Introduction to the Special Session R
H. Zhu and G. Cabri
15.20 - 15.40 An Organization Model Based on Party Pattern to Support Dynamic Change for Role-Based Workflow Application
S. Bai and P. Du
15.40 - 16.00 Collaboration-Driven Role Suggestion for Agents
G. Cabri, L. Ferrari, L. Leonardi, and R. Quitadamo
16.00 - 16.20 A Role-Based Modeling for Agent Teams
Y. Zhang and J. Yin
16.20 - 16.40 A Role-Based Architecture for Intelligent Agent Systems
H. Zhu


Room PRAGUE C

Special Session S
15.15 - 15.20 Introduction to the Special Session S
F. Bellifemine
15.20 - 15.40 Towards Pervasive Supervision for Autonomic Systems
L. Baresi, M. Baumgarten, M. Mulvenna, C. Nugent, K. Curran, and P.H. Deussen
15.40 - 16.00 Genetic Algorithms for Autonomic Route Discovery
E. Gelenbe, P. Liu, and J. Laine
16.00 - 16.20 TURBO: An Autonomous Execution Environment with Scalability and Load Balancing Features
R. Alfano and G. Di Caprio
16.20 - 16.40 Towards Autonomic and Situation-Aware Communication Services: The CASCADAS Vision
A. Manzalini and F. Zambonelli
16.40 - 17.00 Coffee Break


Room PRAGUE D

TRACK B: Industry Applications of Distributed and Agent-Based Systems (Part 2)
17.00 - 17.20 Software Agents for Ambient Intelligence based Manufacturing
M. A. Perez, L. Susperregi, I. Maurtua, A. Ibarguren, and B. Sierra
17.20 - 17.40 Agent Infrastructure for Distributed Control and Interoperability
F. Maturana, P. Tichy, P. Vrba, V. Mařík, R. Staron, and K. Hall
17.40 - 18.00 Multi-Agent System Enhanced Supervision of Process Automation
T. Pirttioja, A. Halme, A. Pakonen, I. Seilonen, and K. Koskinen
18.00 - 18.20 Agent-Based Distributed Resource Allocation in Technical Dynamic Systems
H. Voos
18.20 - 18.40 The Evaluations of Quantitative Methods to Conflict Agents
C.-Y. Lo, Y.-T. Chang, C.-F. Wu, and H.-T. Chang


Room PRAGUE C

TRACK C: Knowledge Systems for Coalition Operations (Part 1)
17.00 - 17.20 Introduction to the Track C
J. Bradshaw, M. Pechoucek, N. Suri, and A. Tate
17.20 - 17.40 An Investigation into the Use of Collaborative Concepts for Planning in Disaster Response Coalitions
C. Siebra and A. Tate
17.40 - 18.00 Agent-Based Coalition Formation in Disaster Response Applications
L. Bolöni, M. Khan, and D. Turgut
18.00 - 18.20 Distributed Planning Algorithm for Coalition Logistics in Semi-Trusted Environment 8
M. Rehák, M. Pechouček, and P. Volf
18.20 - 18.40 Market-Based Collaborations for Autonomous Operations of Unmanned Air Vehicles
Y.-L. Chen, B. Gregory, M. Easley, M. Peot, J. Lee, and T. Altshuler
18.40 - 19.00 Negotiation-Based Approach to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
D. Sislák, M. Rehak, M. Pechoucek, D. Pavlicek, and M. Uller
19.00 - 19.20 Modelling a Typical Guerrilla War
J. Doran
19.45 Meeting point for Workshop Party
20.00 - 22.30 Workshop Party



June 16, 2006 Friday


Room PRAGUE C + D

Track C: Knowledge Systems for Coalition Operations (Part 2)
09.00 - 10.00 INVITED TALK
The KSCO Community and its Coalition Experiments
A. Tate
10.00 - 10.20 Coffee Break


Room PRAGUE D

TRACK B: Industry Applications of Distributed and Agent-Based Systems (Part 3)
10.20 - 10.40 A Brace of Agent Simulation Scenarios 8
M. Fletcher and P. Vrba
10.40 - 11.00 Scalable HIL Simulator for Multi-Agent Systems Interacting in Physical Environments
Z. Papp, F. den Ouden, B. Netten, and A. Zoutendijk
11.00 - 11.20 Early Requirement Guidelines for Multiagent System Modeling
N. Ruiz, A. Giret, and V. Botti
11.20 - 11.40 Posing Some Design Questions for Crafting Agent Simulations
M. Fletcher and P. Vrba
11.40 - 12.00 MASON: A Proposal for an Ontology of Manufacturing Domain
S. Lemaignan, A. Siadat, J.-Y. Dantan, and A. Semenenko
12.00 - 12.20 Coordination and Control for Railroad Networks Inspired by Manufacturing Control
K. De Swert, P. Valckenaers, B. Saint German, P. Verstraete, Hadeli and H. Van Brussel
12.20 - 12.40 Implementation of a Wireless Distributed Intelligent System
S. Ovcharenko, Z. Alibhai, C. Ng, W. A. Gruver, and D. Sabaz


Room PRAGUE C

Track C: Knowledge Systems for Coalition Operations (Part 2)
10.20 - 10.40 Context-Based Disaster Management Support
A. Smirnov, M. Pashkin, N. Chilov, and T. Levashova
10.40 - 11.00 Improving Agent Coalitions by Behavioral Patterns Clustering and Conservative Reconfiguration
K. Ciesielski
11.00 - 11.20 Formalization of Multi-Dimensional Responsibility: Taylorism versus Socio-Technical Systems Design
L. Royakkers and M. Verkerk
11.20 - 11.40 Multidimensional Context Representations for Situational Trust
M. Rehak, M. Gregor, and M. Pechoucek
11.40 - 12.00 The Case for a Reference Model for Agent-Based Systems
P.J. Modi, W. Regli, and I. Mayk
12.00 - 12.20 Reflective-Cognitive Architecture: From Abstract Concept to Self-Adapting Agent
L. Foltyn, J. Tozička, M. Rollo, M. Pechoucek, and P. Jisl
12.20 - 12.40 A Cognitive Agent-based Approach to Varying Behaviours in Computer
M. Fletcher
12.50 - 14.00 Lunch


Room PRAGUE D

TRACK B: Industry Applications of Distributed and Agent-Based Systems (Part 4)
14.00 - 14.20 LS/ATN: Reporting on a Successful Agent-Based Solution for Transport Logistics Optimization
N. Neagu, K. Dorer, D. Greenwood, and M. Calisti
14.20 - 14.40 Remote Programming of Multirobot Systems within the UPC-UJI Telelaboratories: System Architecture and Agent-Based Multirobot Control
R. Wirz, R. Marin, J. Ruzafa, and P.J. Sanz
14.40 - 15.00 The Application of Holonic Control to Tactical Sensor Management
P. McGuire, G. Liggins, A. Benaskeur, R.W. Brennan, and P. Wojcik
15.00 - 15.20 Developing Agents for Electricity Trade Markets
S. Al-Agtash
15.20 - 15.40 Multi-Agent Framework for Distributed Trading
D. Sabaz, Z. Alibhai, and W.A. Gruver
15.40 - 16.00 Deployment of Agent Technologies in Industrial Applications
P. Tichy, V. Marik, P. Vrba, F. Macurek, P. Slechta, R.J. Staron, F.P. Maturana, and K.H. Hall


Room PRAGUE C

TRACK A: Collective Robotics and Human/Robot Interaction (Part 2)
14.00 - 14.20 Detection Model in Collaborative Multi-Robot Monte Carlo Localization
R. Barea, E. López, L.M. Bergasa, S. Álvarez, and M. Ocana
14.20 - 14.40 Real-Time Simultaneous Localization and Mapping Using a Wide-Angle Stereo Camera
D. Schleicher, LM. Bergasa, R. Barea, E. López, and M. Ocana
14.40 - 15.00 A Distributed Architecture for Mobile Multirobot Remote Interaction
A. Khamis, A. Abdel-Rahman, and M. Kamel
15.00 - 15.20 Order-Disorder Oscillations in the Populations of Faulty Repulsive Agents
J.H. Collets
15.20 - 15.40 Virtual-Head Robot Tracking and Three-Point l-l Control for Multiple Mobile Robots
A.D. Nguyen, Q.P. Ha, and H.T. Nguyen
15.40 - 16.00 Sensing Locations Positioning for Multi-robot Inspection Planning
J. Faigl and M. Kulich
16.00 - 16.20 Heterogeneous Swarm Formation Control Using Bivariate Normal Functions to Generate Potential Fields 8
L. Barnes, W. Alvis, M. Fields, K. Valavanis, and W. Moreno
16.20 - 16.40 Coffee Break


Room PRAGUE C + D
16.40 - 17.30 Panel Discussion
17.30 Closing the Workshop
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