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Previous Invited Speakers

The researchers below were distinguished invited speakers at previous ICAART conferences.
We are indebted to them for their contribution to heighten the conference level.

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

2017

Socially Intelligent Robotics
Vanessa Evers, University of Twente, Netherlands

Efficient Reasoning with Rules and Ontologies
João Leite, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Learning Tasks in Robotics: Problems and Solutions
Nuno Lau, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Ethical Embodied Decision Making
Francesca Rossi, IBM, United States and University of Padova, Italy


2016

Robust Human Interaction with Robotic Swarms    
Katia Sycara, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

Causal Discovery from Big Data - Mission (Im)possible?    
Tom Heskes, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

Computational Social Choice    
Jérôme Lang, Université Paris-Dauphine, France

Multiagent Organizations  
Jaime Sichman, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Social Agents  
Eric Postma, Tilburg University, Netherlands


2015

Time for a Good Argument  
Chris Reed, University of Dundee, United Kingdom

Language-based Games    
Joseph Halpern, Cornell University, United States

On Human-Agent Collectives    
Nick Jennings, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

Computational Logic as an Intelligent Agent’s Language of Thought    
Robert Kowalski, Imperial College London, United Kingdom


2014

Advances in Learning with Bayesian Networks  
Philippe Leray, Université de Nantes, France

The New Era of High-Functionality Computing    
Henry Lieberman, MIT Media Laboratory, United States

Agents and Semantics for Human Decision-Making    
Matthias Klusch, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) GmbH, Germany

The Brain Agent  
Claude Frasson, University of Montreal, Canada

The Intelligence of Agents in Games    
Pieter Spronck, Tilburg University, Netherlands

Demystifying Big Data - From Causality to Correlation  
Jaap van den Herik, Leiden University, Netherlands


2013

Trends and Directions in Distributed Knowledge
Elias M. Awad, University of Virginia, United States

Connecting Sciences    
Jaap van den Herik, Leiden University, Netherlands

Control and Delegation    
Wiebe van der Hoek, The University of Liverpool, United Kingdom


2012

MULTI-ROBOT INTELLIGENCE - Flexible Strategy for Robotic Teams    
Luis Paulo Reis, University of Minho, Portugal

LEARNING ABOUT ACTIVITIES AND OBJECTS FROM VIDEO    
Anthony Cohn, Leeds University, United Kingdom

TOWARDS SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORKED CARS AS SOCIAL AGENTS  
Wolfgang Wahlster, German Research Center for AI, Germany

AGENTS FOR SERIOUS GAMING - Challenges and Opportunities    
Frank Dignum, Utrecht University, Netherlands


2011

GOALS ONTOLOGY AND DYNAMICS IN MIND AND SOCIETY - The Ag&MAS Modeling  
Cristiano Castelfranchi, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies -National Research Council, Italy

MODEL DRIVEN DESIGN OF AGENTS AND MULTIAGENT SYSTEMS - DSML4MAS a Domain Specific Modelling Language for Multiagent Systems  
Klaus Fischer, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI GmbH, Germany

UNCERTAINTY THEORIES, DEGREES OF TRUTH AND EPISTEMIC STATES  
Didier Dubois, Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse, France

THE MIT DELIBERATORIUM - Enabling Large-scale Deliberation about Complex Systemic Problems  
Mark Klein, MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, United States

GETTING AGENTS TO TELL THE TRUTH  
Boi Faltings, Artificial Intelligence Lab, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland


2010

AGENTS AND AGREEMENT TECHNOLOGIES - The Next Generation of Information Distributed Systems  
Vicent J. Botti i Navarro, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain

CREATING AND EXPLOITING A WEB OF SEMANTIC DATA  
Tim Finin, University of Maryland, United States

COMPUTATIONAL CREATIVITY - Progress and Prospects  
Amilcar Cardoso, University of Coimbra, Portugal

DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE BASES  
Peter D. Karp, Director Bioinformatics Research Group, Artificial Intelligence Center, United States

PURPOSIVE MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS  
Yves Demazeau, CNRS, France


2009

Past, Present and Future of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
Juan C. Augusto, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, United Kingdom

AI in Medicine Comes of Age: Blossoming or Languishing?  
Edward H. Shortliffe, Arizona State University, United States

Swarm-Bots  
Marco Dorigo, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Multi-Agent Coordination and Collective Artificial Paintings  
Paulo Urbano, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Conceptual Autonomy of Agents  
Timo Honkela, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland


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