Publications From 2000
Horling, Bryan, Lesser, Victor, Vincent, Regis. Multi-Agent System Simulation Framework. 16th IMACS World Congress 2000 on Scientific Computation, Applied Mathematics and Simulation. 2000.
Woolf, Beverly Park, Lesser, Victor, Eliot, Chris, Zachary, Eyler-Walker, Klein, Mark. A Digital Market Place for Education. International Conference on Advances in Infrastructure for Electronic Business, Science and Education on the Internet (SSGRR 2000). 2000.
Horling, Bryan, Benyo, Brett, and Lesser, Victor. Using Self-Diagnosis to Adapt Organizational Structures. The Fourth International Conference on MultiAgent Systems (ICMAS 2000), IEEE Computer Society, pp. 397-398. 2000.
Vincent, Regis, Horling, Bryan, Lesser, Victor. Experiences in Simulating Multi-Agent Systems Using TAEMS. The Fourth International Conference on MultiAgent Systems (ICMAS 2000), AAAI. 2000.
Zhang, XiaoQin; Podorozhny,Rodion; Lesser, Victor. Cooperative, MultiStep Negotiation Over a Multi-Dimensional Utility Function. Proceeding of the IASTED International Conference, Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing (ASC 2000), IASTED/ACTA Press, pp. 136-142. 2000.
Raja, Anita, Lesser, Victor, and Wagner, Thomas. Toward Robust Agent Control in Open Environments. Proceedings of 5th International Conference of Autonomous Agents(AA 2000). Also Umass CS Technical Report 1999-059, pp. 84-91. 2000.
XiaoQin Zhang, Anita Raja, Barbara Lerner. Integrating High-Level and Detailed Agent Coordination into a Layered Architecture. The workshop on Infrastructure for Scalable Multi-Agent Systems, Agents 2000. Also available as UMass Computer Science Technical Report 1999-029.. 2000.
Lesser, Victor; Horling, Bryan; Klassner, Frank; Raja, Anita; Wagner, Thomas; and Zhang, Shelley. BIG: An Agent for Resource-Bounded Information Gathering and Decision Making. Artificial Intelligence Journal, Special Issue on Internet Information Agents, Volume 118, Number 1-2, Elsevier Science, pp. 197-244. 2000. Also available as UMass Computer Science Technical Report 1998-52
Wagner, Thomas; Benyo, Brett; Lesser, Victor; Xuan, Ping. Investigating Interactions Between Agent Conversations and Agent Control Components. Issues in Agent Communication, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Frank Dignum and Mark Greaves, ed., Berlin: Springer-Verlag, pp. 314-331. 2000. Also available as UMASS Computer Science Technical Report #99-07.
Lesser, Victor; Horling, Bryan; Raja, Anita; Wagner, Thomas; Zhang, Xiaoqin. Resource-Bounded Searches in an Information Marketplace. IEEE Internet Computing: Agents on the Net, Volume 4, Number 2, IEEE Computer Society Publications, pp. 49-57. 2000.
Raja, Anita, Wagner, Thomas and Lesser, Victor. Reasoning about Uncertainty in Design-to-Criteria Scheduling. Proceedings of AAAI 2000 Spring Symposium on Real-Time Autonomous Systems, AAAI, pp. 76-83. 2000.
Wagner, Thomas and Lesser, Victor. Design-to-Criteria Scheduling: Real-Time Agent Control. Proceedings of AAAI 2000 Spring Symposium on Real-Time Autonomous Systems, A version also available as UMASS CS Tech Report 99-58, pp. 89-96. 2000.
Wagner, Thomas; Lesser, Victor. Relating Quantified Motivations for Organizationally Situated Agents. Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Intelligent Agents VI. Agent Theories, Architectures and Languages, Volume 1757, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 334-348. 2000.
Xuan, Ping, Lesser, Victor, and Zilberstein, Shlomo. Communication in Multi-agent Markov Decision Processes. University of Massachusetts Computer Science Technical Report 2000-01. 2000.
Xuan, P.; Lesser V. Incorporating Uncertainty in Agent Commitments . Intelligent Agents VI: Agent Theories, Architectures, and Languages, Volume 1757, N.R. Jennings & Y. Lesperance, ed., Springer Verlag, pp. 57-70. 2000.
Zhang, X.Q.; Raja, A.; Lerner, B.; Lesser, V.; Osterweil, L.; and Wagner, T.. Integrating high-level and detailed agent coordination into a layered architecture. Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Infrastructure for Scalable Multi-Agent Systems, Springer-Verlag, pp. 72-79. 2000.
Horling, Bryan, Lesser, Victor, Vincent, Regis, Bazzan, Ana, and Xuan, Ping. Diagnosis as an Integral Part of Multi-Agent Adaptability. Proceedings of DARPA Information Survivability Conference and Exposition, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 211-219. 2000.
Lesser, Victor. Multi-Agent Systems. Encyclopedia of Computer Science, Volume 4th Edition, Ralston, Reilly & Hemmendinger; London: Nature Publishing Group, pp. 1194-1196. 2000.
Paul, Utgoff, David, Jensen,Victor, Lesser. Inferring Task Structure From Data. International Conference on Machine Learning. 2000.
Xiang, Yang and Lesser, Victor. A constructive Bayesian approach for vehicle. Proc. 3rd Inter. Conf. on Information Fusion, ThC2, pp. 14-21. 2000.
Xiang, Yang, and Lesser, Victor. Justifying Multiply Sectioned Baysean Networks. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Multi-Agent, pp. 349-356. 2000.
Xuan, Ping, Lesser, Victor, Zilberstein, Shlomo. Formal Modeling of Communication Decisions in Cooperative Multi-agent Systems. Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Game Theoretic and Decision Theoretic Agents (GTDT 2000). 2000.
Xuan, Ping, Lesser, Victor, Zilberstein, Shlomo. Communication in Multi-agent Markov Decision Processes. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on MultiAgent Systems (ICMAS-00), Poster Session. 2000.