Program Schedule

Monday, May 5, 2014
14:00 to 14:10 Welcome and Introductions
14:10 to 15:30 Tutorial Session 1: Motivation; Introduction; Review of Single-Agent POMDP Framework; Cooperative Sequential Decision-making Fundamentals; Decentralized POMDP Model.
15:30 to 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 to 18:00 Tutorial Session 2: Dec-POMDP Solution Methods; Adversarial Decision-making Fundamentals; Dynamic Algorithms for POSGs; Interactive POMDP Model; TTD-MDP Model.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
09:00 to 09:10 Welcome and Introductions (to newcomers)
09:10 to 10:30 Tutorial Session 3: Advanced Topics.
10:30 to 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 to 12:30 Paper Session 1: Agent Teams and Organizations
11:00 to 11:30 Team Behavior in Interactive Dynamic Influence Diagrams with Applications to Ad Hoc Teams. Muthukumaran Chandrasekaran, Prashant Doshi, Yifeng Zeng, and Yingke Chen.
11:30 to 12:00 A Distributed Decision-Theoretic Model for Multiagent Active Information Gathering. Jennifer Renoux, Abdel-Illah Mouaddib, and Simon Le Gloannec.
12:00 to 12:30 Multiagent Metareasoning Through Organizational Design. Jason Sleight and Edmund H. Durfee.
12:30 to 14:00 Lunch
14:00 to 15:30 Paper Session 2: Learning and Competitive Agents
14:00 to 14:30 Best Response Bayesian Reinforcement Learning for Multiagent Systems with State Uncertainty. Frans A. Oliehoek and Christopher Amato.
14:30 to 15:00 Learning Policies of Agents in Partially Observable Domains Using Bayesian Nonparametric Methods. Alessandro Panella and Piotr Gmytrasiewicz.
15:00 to 15:30 Closed-form Solutions to a Subclass of Continuous Stochastic Games via Symbolic Dynamic Programming. Shamin Kinathil, Scott Sanner, and Nicolas Della Penna.
15:30 to 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 to 17:00 Invited Talk: Sequential Decision-Making in Human-Agent Interactions. David Pynadath.
17:00 to 17:30 Closing Discussion of MSDM
17:30 to 18:00 MSDM/ARMS Joint Panel: How Can Robotics Research and MSDM Research Inform and Guide Each Other? Paul Scerri, Manuela M. Veloso, and Matthijs Spaan.
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