17th Workshop "From Objects to Agents"
Catania, July, 29-30, 2016


July, 29, Friday

8.30WOA2016 Opening
Session 1 - Agents and Internet-of-Things
9.00Franco Zambonelli. Towards a Discipline of IoT-Oriented Software Engineering
9.30Claudio Savaglio, Giancarlo Fortino and Wilma Russo Simulation of Agent-oriented Internet of Things Systems
10.00Giovanni De Gasperis. PyGenbot for IoT: a demonstration of how to generate any restricted stateless AIML FAQ-chatter bot from text files
Session 2-Part I: Interaction, Norms, Opinion Dynamics, Negotiation, Trust
11.00Stefania Monica and Federico Bergenti. Analytic Study of Opinion Dynamics in Multi-Agent Systems with Two Classes of Agents
11.30Marco Robol, Paolo Giorgini and Paolo Busetta. Applying social norms to implicit negotiation among Non-Player Characters in serious games
12.00Silvia Rossi, Claudia Di Napoli, Francesco Barile and Luca Liguori. Conflict Resolution Profiles and Agent Negotiation for Group Recommendations
12.30Davide Ancona, Daniela Briola, Angelo Ferrando and Viviana Mascardi. MAS-DRiVe: a Practical Approach to Decentralized Runtime Verification of Agent Interaction Protocols
Session 2-Part II: Interaction, Norms, Opinion Dynamics, Negotiation, Trust
14.30Vahid Yazdanpanah and Mehdi Dastani. Quantified Group Responsibility in Multi-Agent Systems
15.00Alessandro Sapienza and Rino Falcone. A Bayesian Computational Model for Trust on Information Sources
Session 3: MAS Applications
15.30Pasquale De Meo, Fabrizio Messina, Domenico Rosaci and Giuseppe M.L. Sarne'. Supporting Learner-to-Learner Interactions Using Online Social Network Information
16.30Fabrizio Messina and Francesco Alessandro Sarne. A Group Catalog Mechanism for Promoting Knowledge Sharing in Open Virtual Communities
17.00Luca Sabatucci, Salvatore Lopes, Antonella Cavaleri, Carmelo Lodato and Massimo Cossentino. Self-Configuring Mashup of Cloud Applications
17.30Eleonora Iotti, Agostino Poggi and Michele Tomaiuolo. Agent based P2P Social Neworks Modeling

July, 30, Saturday

Session 4: Middlewares, Architectures and Languages
9.00Roberta Calegari, Enrico Denti, Stefano Mariani and Andrea Omicini. Towards Logic Programming as a Service: Experiments in tuProlog
9.30Federico Bergenti, Eleonora Iotti, Agostino Poggi and Stefania Monica. A Case Study of the JADEL Programming Language
10.00Stefano Mariani and Andrea Omicini. Multi-paradigm Coordination for MAS: Integrating Heterogeneous Coordination Approaches in MAS Technologies
Session 5: MAS Modeling and Simulation
11.00Sara Montagna, Andrea Omicini, Francesco Degli Angeli and Michele Donati. Towards the Adoption of Agent-Based Modelling and Simulation in Mobile Health Systems for the Self-Management of Chronic Diseases
11.30Stefano Mariani and Andrea Omicini. Game Engines to Model MAS: A Research Roadmap
12.00Maria Nadia Postorino and Giuseppe M.L. Sarne'. Agents meet Traffic Simulation, Control and Management: A Review of Selected Recent Contributions
12.30Tobia Calenda, Massimiliano De Benedetti, Fabrizio Messina, Giuseppe Pappalardo, Corrado Santoro AgentSimJS: A Web-based Multi-agent simulator with 3D capabilities