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Component-based Design of Intelligent Multi-Agent Systems


5-day course, May 29 - June 4, 2002.


Schedule

Wednesday May 29, Lecture Room F2.53

Introduction: Basic agent concepts and agent behaviour.
09.00 - 09.45 Introduction Ch 1, 2
10.00 - 11.45 Simple reactive behaviour Ch 3
12.00 - 12.45 Deliberate reactive and pro-active behaviour Ch 4
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch at the Restaurant
14.00 - 14.45 Deliberate reactive and pro-active behaviour Ch 4
15.00 - 17.30 Practical exercise: simple process control, in Room S3.45
18.00 - .......Welcome dinner (Americain, Leidseplein 28)

Thursday May 30, Lecture Room G0.76

Compositional design: process composition and knowledge composition.
09.00 - 10.45 Social behaviour Ch 5
11.00 - 11.45 Knowledge structures Ch 7
12.00 - 12.45 Processes and process abstraction levels Ch 8
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch at the Restaurant
14.00 - 17.30 Practical exercise: animal behaviour, in Room S3.45

Friday May 31, Lecture Room G0.88

Interaction and dynamics.
09.00 - 10.45 Interaction and dynamics Ch 9
11.00 - 12.45 Autonomy and control Ch 10
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch at the Restaurant
14.00 - 17.30 Practical exercise: Information Broker agent, in Room S3.45

Monday June 3, Lecture Room G0.88

Informational and motivational agents.
09.00 - 10.00 Knowledge and belief Ch 11
10.15 - 11.00 Beliefs, desires and intentions Ch 12
11.15 - 12.15 Negotiation Ch 13
12.15 - 12.45 Co-operative information gathering Ch 6
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch at the Restaurant
14.00 - 17.30 Practical exercise: co-operative information gathering, in Room S3.45
18.00 - ...... Dinner (Puri Mas, Lange Leidsedwarsstraat 39/1)

Tuesday June 4, Lecture Room G0.88

Reusable models and applications.
09.00 - 10.00 Models for monitoring, diagnosis and control Ch 17, 18, 19
10.15 - 10.45 Shared task models Ch 16
11.15 - 12.15 A generic model for co-operation Ch 14
12.15 - 12.45 Societies of agents Ch 15
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch at the Restaurant
14.00 - 17.00 Practical exercise: negotiating agents, in Room S3.45
17.00 - 18.00 Drinks in Room G0.88

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