Our Co-Founder, Dr. Xie, is pleased to join the Program Committee Board for the First International Workshop on the Internet of Agents (IoA). Here is the CFP:

On the confluence between Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) and the Internet of Things (IoT), there is a strong ongoing trend for the IoT to seize the intelligent nature/architecture of the MAS. In the Internet of Agents (IoA) workshop, we aim to understand the current range of nascent network centric agents. At one end of the spectrum, this includes agents’ efforts to form collaborative units. On the other end of the spectrum, we seek to understand techniques and methodologies for constructing online agents that represent interests of their actual counterparts and take actions autonomously. This workshop will reflect the impacts of the dynamic network proliferation and start of smart agent systems that exploit and explore opportunities heralded by the fast social-pace of interconnectivity.

Smart agents are aware of the social climate of their environment while performing their design tasks or multitasks. They account for interactions with other agents so as to perform social acts in order to complement their physical and speech acts. This workshop emphasizes on the operational elements of the dynamic network that facilitate intelligence on the Internet. Social and cognitive foundations surrounding IoA that include nature of interactions among agents engaged in a meaningful exchange are of special interest.

The submission deadline is June 1, 2016.

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