Gerhard Weiss

 

Professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

 

Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering

Maastricht University, The Netherlands

 

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Journal Contributions jump to top of page

 

 

G. Spanakis, G. Weiss, B. Boh, L. Lemmens and A. Roefs. Machine learning techniques in eating behavior e-coaching. International Journal of Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 21, 645-659, 2017.

 

B. Boh, L. Lemmens, A. Jansen, C. Nederkoorn, V. Kerhofs, G. Spanakis, G. Weiss and A. Roefs. An ecological momentary intervention via smartphone and internet: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial for weight loss and healthy eating. Trials - International Journal, Vol. 17:154, 2016. (Web version is available here.)

 

H. Rahmani, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, G. Weiss, and K. Tuyls. Entity resolution in disjoint graphs: an application on genealogical data. International Journal on Intelligent Data Analysis. Volume 20(2), pp. 455-475, 2016.

 

H. Rahmani, G. Weiss, O. Mendez-Lucio and A. Bender. ARWAR: a Network Approach for Predicting Adverse Drug Reactions. International Journal on Computers in Biology and Medicine, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Volume 68, pp. 101-108, 2016. See also here for Web version.

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, H.B. Ammar, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. On the prevalence of hierarchies in social networks. Journal of Social Network Analysis and Mining, 6:58, 2016.

 

S. Chen and G. Weiss. An approach to complex agent-based negotiations via effectively modeling unknown opponents. Expert Systems with Applications, Volume 42, Issue 5, 2287-2304, 2015.

 

D.C. Mocanu, H.B. Ammar, D. Lowet, K. Driessens, A. Liotta, G. Weiss, and K. Tuyls. Factored four way conditional restricted Boltzmann machines for activity recognition. Pattern Recognition Letters. 66, pp. 100-108, 2015. [Also published in Proceedings BNAIC 2015]

 

H.B. Ammar, S. Chen, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Automated transfer for reinforcement learning tasks. Künstliche Intelligenz, Vol. 28, Issue 1, 7-14, 2014.

 

S. Chen, H.B. Ammar, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Transfer for automated negotiation. Künstliche Intelligenz, Vol. 28, Issue 1, 21-27, 2014.

 

S. Chen and G. Weiss. An intelligent agent for bilateral negotiation with unknown opponents in continuous-time domains. ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS), Volume 9, Number 3, Article 16 (24 pages), 2014.

 

S. Chen and G. Weiss. An efficient automated negotiation strategy for complex environments. Intern. Journal on Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (EAAI), vol. 26, issue 10, pp. 2613-2623. 2013.

 

K. Tuyls and G. Weiss.Multiagent learning: Basics, Challenges, Prospects. AI Magazine, 33(3):41-53, October 2012., 2012.

 

L. Cao, G. Weiss and P.S. Yu. A brief introduction to agent mining. Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 25(3):419-424, 2012.

 

C. Gonzales-Morcillo, G. Weiss, D. Vallejo, L. Jimenez-Linares and J.J. Castro-Schez. A Multi-Agent Architecture for 3D Rendering Optimization. Journal of Applied Artificial Intelligence 24:4, 313-349, 2010.

 

C. Gonzalez-Morcillo, G. Weiss, D. Vallejo-Fernandez, L. Jimenez-Linares and J. Albursac-Jimenez. 3D distributed rendering and optimization using free software. European Journal for the Informatics Professional, Vol. VIII, no. 6, 45-53, 2007.

 

M. Nickles, M. Rovatsos, M. Schmitt, W. Brauer, F. Fischer, T. Malsch, K. Paetow and G. Weiss. The empirical semantics approach to communication structure learning and usage: individuals- versus system-views. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, Vol. 10(1). 2007.

 

G. Weiss, M. Nickles, M. Rovatsos and F. Fischer. Specifying the intertwining of coordination and autonomy in agent-based systems. International Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 30(3), 1196-1215, 2007.

 

M. Nickles, F. Fischer and G. Weiss. Communication attitudes: a formal approach to ostensible intentions and individual and social opinions. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, Vol. 157(4), 95-115, 2006.

 

T. Froehner, M. Nickles, G. Weiss, W. Brauer und R. Franken. Integration of ontologies and knowledge from autonomous sources. Künstliche Intelligenz, Special Issue zu ”Knowledge representation, reasoning and management“, Heft 1/05, 18–23, 2005.

 

M. Nickles, M. Rovatsos and G. Weiss. Expectation-oriented modeling. International Journal on Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 18(8), 891-918. 2005.

 

M. Nickles, M. Rovatsos, W. Brauer and G. Weiss. Towards a unified model of sociality in multiagent systems. International Journal of Computer and Information Science, Vol. 5(2), 73–88. 2004.

 

G. Weiss, J. Duscher, M. Nickles and M. Rovatsos. Spezifikation von Softwareautonomie. Künstliche Intelligenz, Heft 4/04, 44–50. 2004.

 

G. Weiss. Agent Orientation in Software Engineering. Knowledge Engineering Review, Vol. 16(4), 349–373. 2001.

 

G. Weiss. Agentenorientiertes Software Engineering. Informatik Spektrum, Band 24, Heft 2, 98–101. 2001.

 

G. Weiss. An action-oriented perspective of learning in classifier systems. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, 8(1), 43–62. 1996.

 

G. Weiss. Distributed reinforcement learning. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 15, 135–142. 1995.

 

 

 

Conference Contributions jump to top of page

 

 

G. Spanakis and G. Weiss. Enhancing visual clustering using adaptive moving self-organizing maps (AMSOM). Volume 10162 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science. J. van den Herik and J. Filipe (Eds.). Agents and Artificial Intelligence. 8th International Conference, ICAART 2016, Revised selected papers, pp. 189-211. 2017.

 

T. Vrancken, D. Tenbrock, S. Reick, D. Bozhinovski, G. Weiss and G. Spanakis. Multi-agent parking place simulation. 15th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (PAAMS). 2017.

 

S. Chen, G. Weiss and S. Zhou. Solving negotiation problems against unknown opponents with wisdom of crowds. KI 2016: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings of the 39th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9904, pp. 126-133, 2016.

 

S. Chen, S. Zhou, G. Weiss and K. Tuyls. Using transfer learning to model unknown opponents in automated negotiations. In N. Fukuta, T. Ito, M. Zhang, K. Fujita and V. Robu (Eds.), Recent advances in agent-based complex automated negotiation. Springer-Verlag (Studies in Computational Intelligence), pp. 175-192, 2016.

 

G. Spanakis and G. Weiss. AMSOM: Adaptive Moving Self-Organizing Map for Clustering and Visualization. 8th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART), pp. 129-140, 2016.

 

G. Spanakis, G. Weiss, B. Boh, V. Kerkhofs and A. Roefs. Utilizing longitudinal data to build decision trees for profile building and predicting eating behavior. International Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies (HCist), Procedia Computer Science, Vol. 100, pp. 782-789, 2016.

 

G. Spanakis, G. Weiss and A. Roefs. Bagged boosted trees for classification of ecological momentary assessment data. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, Volume 285: ECAI2016 (22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence), pp. 1612-1613, 2016.

 

G. Spanakis, G. Weiss and A. Roefs. Enhancing classification of ecological momentary assessment data using bagging and boosting. Proceedings of the IEEE 28th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), pp. 388-395, 2016.

 

S. Chen, J. Hao, G. Weiss, S. Zhou and Z. Zhang. Toward efficient agreements in real-time multilateral agent-based negotiations. Proceedings of the 27th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI, pp. 896-903), 2015.

 

H. Rahmani and G. Weiss. Node classification in graph data using augmented random walk. International Conference on Web Research (ICWR), 2015.

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, H.B. Ammar, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. On the skewed degree distribution of hierarchical networks. IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, 2015.

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, J. Efremova, H. Rahmani, T. Calders, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. HiDER: Query-driven entity resolution for historical data. European Conference on Machine Learning and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (14th Joint ECML-PKDD). 2015.

 

G. Spanakis, G. Weiss, B. Boh, V. Kerkhofs, L. Lemmens, A. Jansen, A. Roefs: Learning when you will eat unhealthy using decision trees for longitudinal data. Poster presentation at Healthy LifeStyle Solutions Conference (HLS), 2015.

 

G. Spanakis, G. Weiss, B. Boh and A. Roefs. Network analysis of ecological momentary assessment data for monitoring and understanding eating behavior. International Conference on Smart Health (ICSH). Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9545, pp. 43-54, 2015.

 

K. Tumanov, R. Goebel, R. Möckel, B. Sorger and G. Weiss. fNIRS-based BCI for robot control. Demonstration paper. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS). 2015. Click here for a Video.

 

C. Wittlinger, G. Spanakis and G. Weiss. Flexible deep neural network structure with application to natural language processing. Proceedings of the 27th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC), 2015.

 

S. Alers, D. Claes, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Biological inspired multi-robot foraging. Demonstration track of the 13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, pp. 1683-1684), 2014.

 

S. Alers, K. Tuyls, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, D. Claes and G. Weiss. Insect-inspired robot coordination: Foraging and coverage. 14th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE, pp. 761-769). 2014.

 

D. Bloembergen, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, H.B. Ammar, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Influencing social networks: An optimal control study. 21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI2014, pp. 105-110). 2014.

 

S. Chen, H. Jianye, G. Weiss, K. Tuyls and H. Leung. Spatial evolutionary game-theoretic perspective on agent-based complex negotiations. 21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI, pp. 983-984). 2014.

 

S. Chen, H. Jianye, G. Weiss, K. Tuyls and H. Leung. Evaluating practical automated negotiation based on spatial evolutionary game theory. In C. Lutz and M. Thielscher (Eds.), Advances in artificial intelligence. Proceedings of the 37th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI). Springer-Verlag (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Volume 8736, pp. 147-158), 2014.

 

H. Jianye, S. Chen, G. Weiss, H. Leung and K. Tuyls. Robustness analysis of negotiation strategies through multiagent learning in negotiation games. In J.P. Müller, M. Weyrich and A. Bazzan (Eds.), Multiagent system technologies. Proceedings of the 12th German Conference on Multiagent System Technologies (MATES). Springer-Verlag (Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 8732, pp 41-56), 2014.

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, H.B. Ammar, D. Bloembergen, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Theory of cooperation in complex social networks. 28th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI, pp. 1471-1477). 2014.

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, H.B. Ammar, D. Bloembergen, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Evolution of cooperation in arbitrary complex networks. 13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, pp. 677-684), 2014.

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, D. Bloembergen, H.B. Ammar, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss. Effects of evolution on the emergence of scale free networks. 14th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE, pp. 376-383). 2014.

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, I.M. Groothuis, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Valuation of cooperation and defection in small world networks: A behavioral robotic approach. 26th Benelux Artificial Intelligence Conference (BNAIC, pp. 103-110), 2014.

 

S. Alers, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, S. May, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. An experimental framework for exploiting vision in swarm robotics. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE, pp. 83-88). 2013.

 

S. Alers, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, S. May, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Evaluation of an experimental framework for vision in swarm robotics. Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL, pp. 775-782), 2013.

 

H.B. Ammar, D.C. Mocanu, M. Taylor, K. Driessens, G. Weiss and K. Tuyls. Automatically mapped transfer between reinforcement learning tasks via three-way restricted Boltzmann machines. Proceedings of the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 8189, pp 449-464), 2013.

 

M. Chami, H.B. Ammar, H. Voos, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Swarm-based evaluation of nonparametric SysML mechatronics system design. IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics (ICM, pp. 436-441), 2013.

 

S. Chen, H.B. Ammar, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Conditional restricted Boltzmann machines for negotiations in highly competitive and complex domains. Proceedings of the 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI, pp. 69-75). 2013.

 

S. Chen, H.B. Ammar, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Optimizing complex automated negotiation using sparse pseudo-input Gaussian processes. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, pp. 707-714), 2013.

 

S. Chen, H.B. Ammar, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Automated negotiation based on sparse pseudo-input Gaussian processes. 25th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC, pp. 307-308), 2013.

 

D. Mocanu, H.B. Ammar, M. Taylor, K. Driessens, G. Weiss and Karl Tuyls . Automatically mapped transfer between reinforcement learning tasks via three-way restricted Boltzmann machines. 25th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC, pp. 336-337), 2013.

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, S. Alers, K. Stankova, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Toward soft heterogeneity in swarm robots. 25th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC, pp. 384-385), 2013.

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, K. Stankova, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Stackelberg-based coverage approach in nonconvex environments. Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL, pp. 462-469), 2013.

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, G. Weiss and K. Tuyls. A macroscopic model for multi-robot stigmergic coverage (StiCo). Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, pp. 1233-1234), 2013.

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, G. Weiss and K. Tuyls. StiCo in action (Demo). Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, pp. 1403-1404), 2013.

 

K. Stankova, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, G. Weiss and K. Tuyls. StaCo: Stackelberg-based coverage approach in heterogeneous robotic swarms. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE, pp. 71-76). 2013.

 

H.B. Ammar, K. Tuyls, M. Taylor, K. Driessen and G. Weiss. Reinforcement learning transfer via sparse coding. Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, Volume 1, pages 383-390). 2012.

 

M. Chami, H.B. Ammar, H. Voos, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. An intelligent SysML-based conceptual design evaluation of mechatronic systems. Proceedings of the 24th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC, pp. 51-58), 2012.

 

S. Chen and G. Weiss. An efficient and adaptive approach to negotiation in complex environments. Proceedings of the 20th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI, pp. 228-233). 2012.

S. Chen and G. Weiss. A novel strategy for efficient negotiation in complex environments. In I.J. Timm & C. Guttmann (Eds.), Multiagent System Technologies. 10th German Conference, MATES (pp. 68-82). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 7598. 2012. Best Paper Award [link to Springer source]
 

S. Chen, H.B. Ammar, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Transfer learning for bilateral multi-issue negotiation. Proceedings of the 24th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC), 2012.

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, G. Weiss and A. Nakisaee. A multi-robot coverage approach based on stigmergic communication. In I.J. Timm & C. Guttmann (Eds.), Multiagent System Technologies. 10th German Conference, MATES (pp. 126-138). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 7598. 2012. [link to Springer source]


B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, G. Weiss and A. Nakisaee. Stigmergic coverage algorithm for multi-robot systems (Demo). Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), Vol. 3, pp. 1497-1498. 2012.

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, G. Weiss and A. Nakisaee. An adaptive stigmergic coverage approach for robot teams. Proceedings of the 24th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC), October 2012.

 

S. Alers, D. Bloembergen, D. Hennes, S. de Jong, M. Kaisers, N. Lemmens, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss. Bee-inspired foraging in an embodied swarm, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (Demo Track), 2011.

 

H.B. Ammar, M. Taylor, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Common sub-space transfer for reinforcement learning tasks. Proceedings of the 23rd Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC). 2011.

 

V. Delage, C. Brandlhuber, K.Tuyls, and G. Weiss. Multi-agent based simulation of FOREX exchange market. Proceedings of the 23rd Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC). 2011.

 

G. Nalbantov, E. Smirnov, D. Nalbantov, G. Weiss, K. Nienhaus, M. Warcholik and F. Mavroudis. Image Mining for Intelligent Autonomous Coal Mining. 10th Industrial Conference on Data Mining, Poster and Industry Proceedings, pp. 17-23, 2010.

 

C. Gonzalez-Morcillo, G. Weiss, L. Jimenez and D. Vallejo. A multiagent approach to distributed rendering optimization. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI, pp. 1775-1780). 2007.


C. Gonzalez-Morcillo, G. Weiss, D. Vallejo, L. Jimenez and J.A. Fdez-Sorribes. 3D distributed rendering and optimization using free software. Proceedings of the International Conference on Free/Libre/Open Source Systems (FLOSS, pp. 52–66). 2007.

F. Fischer, M. Rovatsos and G. Weiss. Acquiring and adapting probabilistic models of agent conversation. Proceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, pp. 106–113). 2005.


M. Nickles, T. Froehner, R. Cobos and G. Weiss. Multi-source knowledge bases and ontologies with multiple individual and social viewpoints. Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM Conference on Web Intelligence (WI, pp. 62-66). 2005.

M. Rovatsos, F. Fischer and G. Weiss. An integrated framework for adaptive reasoning about conversation patterns. Proceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, pp. 1123–1124). 2005.

F. Fischer, M. Rovatsos and G. Weiss. Hierarchical reinforcement learning in communication-mediated multiagent coordination. Proceedings of the Third International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, pp. 1334–1335). 2004.

T. Froehner, M. Nickles and G. Weiss. Open ontologies – The need for modeling heterogeneous knowledge. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering (IKE, pp. 91-97). 2004.
 

M. Nickles, T. Froehner and G. Weiss. Open ontologies and open knowledge bases for modeling the social layer of the Semantic Web. Proceedings of the Third International Semantic Web Conference (ISCW). 2004.

M. Nickles, M. Rovatsos and G. Weiss. Empirical-rational semantics of agent communication. Proceedings of the Third International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, pp. 94-101). 2004.

M. Nickles, M. Rovatsos, W. Brauer and G. Weiss. Towards a unified model of sociality in multiagent systems. Proceedings of the 4th ACIS International Conference on Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking, and Parallel/Distributed Computing (SNPD, pp. 177-187). 2003.

M. Rovatsos, M. Nickles and G. Weiss. Interaction is meaning: A new model for communication in open systems. Proceedings of the Second International Joint Conferenceus Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, pp. 536-543). 2003.

M. Rovatsos, M. Schillo, K. Fischer and G. Weiss. Indicators for self-diagnosis: Communication-based performance measures. Proceedings of the First German Conference on Multiagent System Technologies (MATES, pp. 25-37). Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer-Verlag. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2831. 2003.

 

G. Weiss, M. Rovatsos, M. Nickles and C. Meinl. Capturing agent autonomy in roles and XML. Proceedings of the Second International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, pp. 105-112). 2003.

 

M. Rovatsos, G. Weiss and M. Wolf. An approach to the analysis and design of multiagent systems based on interaction frames. Proceedings of the First International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS, pp. 682–689). 2002.

F. Brandt and G. Weiss. Vicious strategies for Vickrey auctions. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Autonomous Agents (Agents, pp. 71–72). 2001.

G. Weiss. Achieving coordination through combining joint planning and joint learning. In Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI, pp. 388–392). IOS Press. 2000.

G. Weiss. A multiagent variant of Dyna-Q. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Multi-Agent Systems (ICMAS, pp. 461–462). IEEE Computer Society. 2000.

G. Weiss. Planning and learning together. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Autonomous Agents (Agents, pp. 102–103). ACM Press. 2000.

W. Brauer and G. Weiss. Multi-machine scheduling – A multi-agent learning approach. In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Multi-Agent Systems (ICMAS, pp. 42–48). IEEE Computer Society. 1998.

G. Weiss. A multiagent perspective of parallel and distributed machine learning. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Autonomous Agents (Agents, pp. 226–230). ACM Press. 1998.

G. Weiss. Hierarchical chunking in classifier systems. In Proceedings of the 12th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI, Vol. 2, pp. 1335–1340). AAAI Press/MIT Press. 1994.

G. Weiss. Neural networks and evolutionary computation. Part I: Hybrid approaches in artificial intelligence. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Evolutionary Computation (Vol. 1, pp. 268–272). IEEE Press. 1994.

G. Weiss. Neural networks and evolutionary computation. Part II: Hybrid approaches in the neurosciences. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Evolutionary Computation (Vol. 1, pp. 273–277). IEEE Press. 1994.

G. Weiss. Learning to coordinate actions in multi-agent systems. In Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI, Vol. 1, pp. 311–316). Morgan Kaufmann Publ. 1993.

G. Weiss. Action selection and learning in multi-agent environments. In J.-A. Meyer, H.L. Roitblat, & S.W. Wilson (Eds.), From animals to animats 2 – Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (pp. 502–510). The MIT Press. 1993.
 

 

 

Workshop Contributions jump to top of page

 

 

H.B. Ammar, E. Eaton, M. E. Taylor, D. C. Mocanu, K. Driessens, G. Weiss and K. Tuyls. An automated measure of MDP similarity for transfer in reinforcement learning. 3rd Workshop on Machine Learning for Interactive Systems (MLIS): Bridging the Gap Between Perception, Action and Communication.2014.

 

H. Rahmani, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, G. Weiss and K. Tuyls. Contextual entity resolution approach for genealogical data. Workshop on Knowledge Discovery, Data Mining and Machine Learning (KDML). Proceedings of the 16th LWA Workshops: KDML, IR, FGWM (pp. 168-179). 2014.

 

S. Zhou, S. Chen, E. Smirnov, G. Weiss and K. Tuyls. Automatic knowledge transfer for agent-based bilateral negotiation tasks. Seventh International Workshop on Agent-based Complex Automated Negotiations (ACAN). 2014.

 

S. Chen, H.B. Ammar, K. Driessens, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Automatic transfer between negotiation tasks. 13th International Workshop on Adaptive and Learning Agents (ALA). 2013.

 

H.B. Ammar, M. Taylor, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. Reinforcement learning transfer using a sparse coded inter-task mapping. 9th European Workshop on Multiagent Systems (EUMAS). 2011.

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V. Delage, C. Brandlhuber, K.Tuyls and G. Weiss. Multi-agent based simulation of FOREX exchange market. 9th European Workshop on Multiagent Systems (EUMAS). 2011
 

M. Geipel and G. Weiss. A generic framework for argumentation-based negotiation. In M. Klusch, K. Hindriks, M.P. Papazoglou and L. Sterling (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Cooperative Information Agents (CIA, pp. 209-224). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4676. Springer-Verlag. 2007.

C. Gonzalez-Morcillo, G. Weiss, L. Jimenez, D. Vallejo and J. Albusac. A multiagent system for physically based rendering optimization. In M. Klusch, K. Hindriks, M.P. Papazoglou and L. Sterling (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Cooperative Information Agents (CIA, pp. 149-163). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4676. Springer-Verlag. 2007.

G. Weiss, F. Fischer, M. Nickles and M. Rovatsos. Operational modeling of agent autonomy: theoretical aspects and a formal language. In J.P. Müuller and F. Zambonelli (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Agent-oriented Software Engineering (pp. 1-15). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3950. Springer-Verlag. 2006.

M. Nickles, F. Fischer and G. Weiss. Communication attitudes: a formal approach to ostensible intentions and individual and social opinions. In W. van der Hoek, A. Lomuscio, E. de Vink and M. Wooldridge (Eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Logic and Communication in Multi-Agent Systems (LCMAS). 2005.

M. Rovatsos, I. Rahwan, F. Fischer and G. Weiss. Adaptive strategies for practical
argument-based negotiation
. 3rd International Workshop on Argumentation in Multi-Agent Systems (ArgMAS). 2005.

 
T. Froehner, M. Nickles and G. Weiss. Towards modeling the social layer of emergent knowledge using open ontologies. ECAI Workshop on Agent-Mediated Knowledge Management (AMKM, pp. 10-19), 2004.

 

M. Nickles, T. Froehner and G. Weiss. Social annotation of semantically heterogeneous knowledge. Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Knowledge Markup and Semantic Annotation (SemAnnot). 2004.

M. Nickles and G. Weiss. Agent-based social assessment of shared resources. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Agents and Peer-to-Peer Computing (AP2PC, pp. 35-40). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2872. Springer-Verlag. 2004.

M. Rovatsos, F. Fischer and G. Weiss. Hierarchical reinforcement learning for communicating agents. Proceedings of the 2nd European Workshop on Multiagent Systems (EUMAS. pp. 593-604). 2004.


M. Nickles, M. Rovatsos and G. Weiss. A schema for specifying computational autonomy. Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Engineering Societies in the Agehttp://mitpress.mit.edu/multiagentsystems (ESAW, pp. 82–95). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2577. Springer-Verlag. 2003.

M. Nickles and G. Weiss. A framework for the social description of resources in open environments. Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Cooperative Information Agents (CIA, pp. 206-221). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2782. Springer-Verlag. 2003.

M. Nickles and G. Weiss. Empirical semantics of agent communication in open systems. 2nd International Workshop on Challenges in Open Agent Environments (Challenge). 2003.

F. Brandt and G. Weiss. Antisocial agents and Vickrey auctions. Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Agent Theories, Architectures, and Languages (ATAL, pp. 335–347). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2333. Springer-Verlag. 2002.

W. Brauer, M. Nickles, M. Rovatsos, G. Weiss and K.F. Lorentzen. Expectation-oriented analysis and design. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Agent-Oriented Software Engineering (AOSE, pp. 226–244). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2222. Springer-Verlag. 2002.

M. Rovatsos and G. Weiss. Achieving multiagent organisation by organising agent experience. Notes of 10th European Workshop on Modelling Autonomous Agents in a Multi-Agent World (MAAMAW). 2001.

G. Weiss. An architectural framework for integrated multiagent planning, reacting, and learning. In Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Agent Theories, Architectures, and Languages (ATAL, pp. 320–330). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 1986. Springer-Verlag. 2001.

F. Brandt, W. Brauer and G. Weiss. Task assignment in multiagent systems based on Vickrey-type auctioning. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Cooperative Information Agents (CIA, pp. 95–106). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 1860. Springer-Verlag. 2000.
 

 

 

Book Contributions Chapters in Lexicons/Handbooks/etc jump to top of page

 

 

B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, K. Tuyls, I. Caliskanelli, B. Broeker, D. Claes, S. Alers and G. Weiss. Bio-inspired multi-robot systems. In T.D. Ngo (Ed.), Biomimetic technologies. Principles and Applications. Woodhead Publishing Ltd. Chapter 13, pp. 273-299, 2015.

 

G. Weiss, L. Braubach and P. Giorgini. Intelligent agents. In H. Bidgoli (Ed.), The Handbook of Technology Management (Volume 3, pp. 360-372). John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2010.

G. Weiss, G. Pomberger, W. Beer, et al. Software engineering – processes and tools. In B. Buchberger et al. (Eds.), Hagenberg Research (Chapter IV, pp. 157–235), Springer-Verlag. 2009.

G. Weiss. Agentenorientierte Softwareentwicklung. In H. Schulte (Ed.), Lexikon Informationstechnik und Telekommunikation. Interest Verlag. 2007.

M. Rovatsos and G. Weiss. Autonomous software. In S.K. Chang (Ed.), Handbook of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, Volume 3 (Recent Advances, pp. 63–84). World Scientific Pub. Co. 2005.

J.J. Gomez, M.-P. Gervais and G. Weiss. A survey of agent-oriented software engineering research. In F. Bergenti, M.-P. Gleizes & F. Zambonelli (Eds.), Methodologies and software engineering for agent systems (Chapter 3, pp. 33-62). Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2004.

T. Malsch and G. Weiss. Conflicts in social theory and multiagent systems: on importing sociological insights into distributed artificial intelligence (Chapter 4, pp. 111–149). In C. Tessier, L. Chaudron & H.-J. Müller (Eds.), Conflicting agents. Conflict management in multi-agent systems. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2000.

S. Sen and G. Weiss. Multiagent learning. In G. Weiss (Ed.), Multiagent systems (Chapter 6, pp. 259–298). The MIT Press.1999.

G. Weiss and P. Dillenbourg. What is ‘multi’ in multiagent learning? In P. Dillenbourg (Ed.), Collaborative learning. Cognitive and computational approaches (Chapter 4, pp. 64–80). Pergamon Press. 1999.

G. Weiss. Towards the synthesis of neural and evolutionary learning. In O. Omidvar & C. Wilson (Eds.), Progress in neural networks (Volume V, Chapter 6, pp. 145–176). Norwood, New Jersey: Ablex Publ. Corp. 1997.

G. Weiss. Several contributions to Wörterbuch der Kognitionswissenschaft (ed. by G. Strube et al.), Klett-Cotta. 1996.
 

 

 
Book Contributions Other
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S. Chen, J. Hao, S. Zhou and G. Weiss. Negotiating with unknown opponents toward multi-lateral agreement in real-time domains. In K. Fujita et al. (Eds.), Modern Approaches to Agent-based Complex Automated Negotiation (pp. 219-229). Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 674. Springer Verlag, 2017.

 

S. Chen, S. Zhou, G. Weiss and K. Tuyls. Using transfer learning to model unknown opponents in automated negotiations. In N. Fukuta, T. Ito, M. Zhang, K. Fujita and V. Robu (Eds.), Recent advances in agent-based complex automated negotiation. Springer-Verlag (Studies in Computational Intelligence), pp. 175-192, 2016.

 

J. Efremova, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, H. Rahmani, F.A. Oliehoek, T. Calders, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss. Multi-source entity resolution for genealogical data. In G. Boothooft et. al. (Eds.) Population reconstruction. Springer-Verlag, pp. 129-154, 2015.

 

S. Alers, D. Claes, J. Fossel, D. Hennes, K. Tuyls and G. Weiss. How to win Robocup@work? The SwarmLab@work approach revealed. In S. Behnke, M. Veloso, A. Visser and R. Xiong (Eds.), RoboCup 2013: Robot World Cup XVII. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 8371, pp. 147-158, Springer-Verlag. 2014.

 

S.Chen and G.Weiss. OMAC: A discrete wavelet transformation based negotiation agent. In I. Marsa-Maestre, M.A. Lopez-Carmona, T. Ito, M. Zhang, Q. Bai & K. Fujita (Eds), Novel Insights in Agent-based Complex Automated Negotiation. Springer-Verlag (Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 535, pp. 187-196). 2014.

 

F. Fischer, M. Rovatsos and G. Weiss. Adaptiveness in agent communication: application and adaptation of conversation patterns. In F. Dignum, R.M. van Eijk and R. Flores (Eds.), Agent communication II (pp. 211-226). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3859. Springer-Verlag. 2006.  

 

M. Rovatsos, I. Rahwan, F. Fischer and G. Weiss. Practical strategic reasoning and adaptation in rational argument-based negotiation. In S. Parsons, N. Maudet, P. Moraitis and I. Rahwan (Eds.) Argumentation in multiagent systems (pp. 122-137). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 4049. Springer-Verlag. 2006.  

 

M. Nickles, M. Rovatsos, W. Brauer and G. Weiss. Communication systems: a unified model of socially intelligent agents. In K. Fischer, M. Florian and T. Malsch (Eds.), Socionics (pp. 289-313). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3413. Springer-Verlag. 2005.  

 

M. Nickles and G. Weiss. Multiagent systems without agents: Mirror-holons for the compilation and enactment of communication structures. In K. Fischer, M. Florian and T. Malsch (Eds.), Socionics (pp. 263-288). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3413. Springer-Verlag. 2005.  

 

M. Rovatsos, M. Nickles and G. Weiss. Formulating agent communication semantics and pragmatics as behavioral expectations. In F. Dignum, R. van Eijk and M.-P. Huget (Eds.), Agent communication languages (pp. 167-188). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3396. Springer-Verlag. 2005.

 

M. Rovatsos, M. Nickles and G. Weiss. An empirical model of communication in multiagent systems. In F. Dignum (Ed.), Agent communication languages (pp. 18–36). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2922. Springer-Verlag. 2004.  

 

M. Rovatsos, G. Weiss and M. Wolf. Multiagent learning for open systems: a study in opponent classification. In E. Alonso, D. Kudenko and D. Kazakov (Eds.), Adaptive agents (pp. 66-87). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2636. Springer-Verlag, 2003.  

 

G. Weiss. Cognition, Sociability, and Constraints. In M. Hannebauer, J. Wendler and E. Pagello (Eds.), Balancing reactivity and social deliberation in multiagent systems (pp. 217–235). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2103. Springer-Verlag. 2001.  

 

G. Weiss. Learning to coordinate actions in multi-agent systems. In M.N. Huhns and M.P. Singh

(Eds.), Readings in agents (pp. 481–486). Morgan Kaufmann Publ. 1998.  

 

G. Weiss. The job assignment problem: A study in parallel and distributed machine learning. In C. Freksa, M. Jantzen and R. Valk (Eds.), Foundations of Computer Science. Potential – Theory – Cognition (pp. 445–454). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 1337. Springer-Verlag. 1997.

 

G. Weiss. Lernen und Aktionskoordinierung in Mehragentensystemen. In J. Müller (Ed.), Verteilte Künstliche Intelligenz – Methoden und Anwendungen (pp. 122–132). BI Verlag. 1993.  

 

 


Authored Books and Theses  jump to top of page

 

 

G. Weiss. Agent orientation in computer science. Exploring the agent-oriented perspective on computer-based systems. Habilitation Thesis. Johannes-Kepler University Linz, Faculty of Technical and Natural Sciences. 2009.

 

R. Jakob and G. R. Ja. Agentenorientierte Softwareentwicklung. Methoden und Werkzeuge. Xpert.press (Springer-Verlag). 2004.

 

G. Weiss. Distributed machine learning. Sankt Augustin: Infix Verlag. (ISBN 3-929037-75-0). 1995.
 

 

 

Edited Books jump to top of page

 

 

R. Bordini, E. Elkind, G. Weiss and P. Yolum (Eds.). Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS). 2015.

 

G. Weiss (Ed.). Multiagent Systems. 2nd edition. MIT Press. 2013. (See also http://www.the-mas-book.info for supplementary material.)

 

M. Cossentino, M. Kaisers, K. Tuyls and G. www.springer.com/computer/ai/book/978-3-642-34798-6"> Multi-Agent Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 7541. Springer-Verlag. 2012.

 

L. Cao, A. Bazzan, A. Symeonidis, V. Gorodetsky, G. Weiss and P.S. Yu (Eds.) Agents and Data Mining Interaction, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 7103, Springer-Verlag, 2012.

 

L. Cao, A. Bazzan, V. Gorodetsky, P. Mitkas, G. Weiss and P.S. Yu (Eds.) Agents and Data Mining Interaction, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5980, Springer-Verlag, 2010.

 

L. Cao, V. Gorodetsky, J. Liu, G. Weiss and P.S. Yu (Eds.). Agents and data mining interaction. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 5680. Springer-Verlag. 2009.

 

B. Buchberger et al. (Eds.) Hagenberg research. Springer-Verlag. 2009.

 

M. Nickles, M. Rovatsos and G. Weiss (Eds.). Agents and computational autonomy. Potential, Risks, and Solutions. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2969. Springer-Verlag. 2004.

 

F. Giunchiglia, J. Odell and G. Weiss (Eds.). Agent-oriented software engineering III, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2585. Springer-Verlag. 2003.

 

M. Wooldridge, G. Weiss and P. Ciancarini (Eds.). Agent-oriented software engineering II, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 2222. State-of-the-Art Survey. Springer-Verlag. 2002.

 

S. Jablonski, S. Kirn, M. Plaha, E.J. Sinz, G. Weiss and A. Ulbrich-vom Ende (Eds.). Verteilte Informationssysteme auf der Grundlage von Objekten, Komponenten und Agenten, Proceedings der Verbundtagung VertIS 2001. GI-Fachgruppenrundbriefe. 2001. [click here for cover page (70KB)]

 

M. Klusch, O. Shehory and G. Weiss (Eds.). Cooperative information agents III. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Volume 1652. Springer-Verlag. (ISBN 3-540-66325-8). 1999.

 

G. Weiss (Ed.). Multiagent systems. A modern approach to distributed artificial intelligence. MIT Press. (ISBN 0-262-23203-0). 1999.

 

G. Weiss, W. van der Hoek and M. Wooldridge (Eds.). Proceedings of the First European Agent Systems Summer School (EASSS'99). University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. 1999. [cover page (110KB)]

 

K. Klusch and G. Weiss (Eds.). Cooperative information agents II. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Volume 1435. Springer-Verlag. (ISBN 3-540-64676-0). 1998.

 

G. Weiss (Ed.). Distributed artificial intelligence meets machine learning. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Volume 1221. Springer-Verlag. (ISBN 3-540-62934-3). 1997.

 

G. Weiss and S. Sen (Eds.). Adaptation and learning in multi-agent systems. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Volume 1042. Springer-Verlag. (ISBN 3-540-60923-7). 1996.

 

 

 

Edited Journal Special Issues jump to top of page

 

 

L. Cao, G. Weiss and P.S. Yu (Eds.). Special Issue on Agent Mining, International Journal on Agents and Multiagent Systems, Vol. 25(3), 2012.

 

G. Weiss and M. Wooldridge (Eds.), Special Issue on Agent-Oriented Software Development. International Journal on Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. Vol. 18, Issue 2, 2005.

 

M. Huhns and G. Weiss (Eds.). Special Issue on Multiagent Learning, Machine Learning Journal. Vol. 33(2-3). 1998.

 

G. Weiss (Ed.). Special Issue on Learning in Distributed Artificial Intelligence Systems, Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 10(3). 1998.