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CPSC 601.72 and CPSC 599.30: Foundations of Multi-Agent Systems - Timetable


The following table gives the planned schedule for the semester for all lecture dates in the future and the really covered topics for all lectures that already have taken place (if I have the time to make the changes). You find also links to the two different formats of pdf files under the materials column (if a new file was needed for the lecture).

Date Lecture Topics Materials Deadlines
Jan. 14 Introduction handout, single slide   
Jan. 16 Introduction      
Jan. 21 Single-agent systems: Definitions handout, single slide   
Jan. 23 Modeling of agents handout, single slide   
Jan. 28 Modeling of agents      
Jan. 30 MAS: Definitions and Problems handout, single slide   
Feb. 4 MAS: Dimensions      
Feb. 6 Organisation and Cooperation: Communication handout, single slide Feb. 7, noon: Midterm report
Feb. 11 Organisation and Cooperation: Cooperation concepts handout, single slide   
Feb. 13 Organisation and Cooperation: Cooperation concepts      
Feb. 25 Organisation and Cooperation: Establishing Organizations handout, single slide   
Feb. 27 Organisation and Cooperation: Establishing Organizations      
Mar. 4 Competitive Agent Environments handout, single slide   
Mar. 6 Competitive Agent Environments handout, single slide   
Mar. 11 Competitive Agent Environments handout, single slide   
Mar. 13 Competitive Agent Environments: Coalitions handout, single slide   
Mar. 18 Learning in General handout, single slide   
Mar. 20 Learning in MAS handout, single slide   
Mar. 25 Reinforcement Learning - The DFG Algorithm handout, single slide   
Mar. 27 Learning Cooperative Behavior - The OLEMAS System handout, single slide   
Apr. 1 Applications: MAS in Logistics - The MARS System handout, single slide   
Apr. 3 Applications: MAS for Managing the Personal Information Space - The ILTIS System handout, single slide Apr. 4, noon: Rescue team systems
Apr. 8 Applications: MAS for Managing the Personal Information Space - The ILTIS System      
Apr. 10 Applications: MAS for Playing Soccer and Rescueing People - The RoboCup Initiative    Apr. 11, noon: Report on rescue team systems
Apr. 15 Applications: MAS for Playing Soccer and Rescueing People - The RoboCup Initiative      
Apr. 17 Results of the team project      

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Last Change: 7/4/2003