Recent Intelligent Agents related publications:

Topics
Trust and Reputation ­ Learning ­ Negotiation (including auctions)
Evolutionary Design Agent Assistants Coordination (including Distributed scheduling)


Overview article on multiagent systems and our group's research

  • Sandip Sen, ``Multiagent Systems: Milestones and New Horizons,'' Trends in Cognitive Science, vol. 1, no. 9, pages 334--339, 1997. (A slightly different version.)
  • Sandip Sen, Sabyasachi Saha, Stephane Airiau, Teddy Candale, Dipyaman Banerjee, Doran Chakraborty, Partha Mukherjee, and Anil Gursel, "Robust Agent Communities," in Autonomous Intelligent Systems: Agents and Data Mining, V. Gorodetsky, C. Zhang, V.A. Skormin, and L. Cao (Editors), pages 28--45, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, volume 4476, Springer, 2007. [pdf]
  • Daniel Villatoro, Sandip Sen, and Jordi Sabater-Mir, ``Of Social Norms and Sanctioning: A Game Theoretical Overview,'' in International Journal of Agent Technologies and Systems (IJATS), vol. 2, No. 1, pages 1--15, January-March, 2010.
  • Trust-based Computing

  • Sandip Sen, ``A comprehensive approach to trust management.'' in Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, pages 797-800, St. Paul, USA, 2013. [pdf]
  • Cooperation between self-interested agents

  • Ikpeme Erete, Erin Ferguson, and Sandip Sen, "Learning Task-Specific Trust Decisions," to appear in the Proceedings of the Seventh International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems, Estoril, Portugal between May 12--16, 2008. [pdf]
  • Sabyasachi Saha and Sandip Sen, "Reciprocal negotiation over shared resources in agent societies," in Proceedings of the Sixth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems, pages 771-773, Honolulu, Hawaii, May, 2007. [pdf]
  • Stephane Airiau, Sandip Sen, and Prithviraj Dasgupta, "Effect of joining decisions on peer clusters," in Proceedings of the Fifth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems (pages 609-615), Hakodate, Japan, May 8--12, 2006. [pdf]
  • Sabyasachi Saha and Sandip Sen, "Predicting Agent Strategy Mix of Evolving Populations," in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, (pages 1075--1082), Utrecht, Netherlands, July 25--29, 2005. [pdf]
  • Dipyaman Banerjee, Sabyasachi Saha, Prithviraj Dasgupta, and Sandip Sen, "Reciprocal resource sharing in P2P environments," in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (pages 853--859), Utrecht, Netherlands, July 25--29, 2005. [pdf]
  • Sabyasachi Saha, Sandip Sen and Partha Sarathi Dutta,``Helping Based on Future Expectations,'' in the Proceedings of the Second Intenational Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (pages 289-296), Melbourne, Australia, July 2003.
  • Partha Sarathi Dutta and Sandip Sen, ``Forming Stable Partnerships,'' Cognitive Systems Research, Volume 4, No. 3, pages 211--221, 2003 (special issue on ``Cognitive Agents and Multiagent Interactions'').
  • Sandip Sen,"Believing others: Pros and Cons," Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 142, No. 2, pages 179-203, December, 2002.
  • Parijat Prosun Kar, Sandip Sen, and Partha Sarathi Dutta, "Effect of Individual Opinions on Group Interactions", Connection Science, Vol. 14, No. 4, pages 335--344, December 2002 (special issue on ``Agent Autonomy and Groups'').
  • Sandip Sen and Partha Sarathi Dutta,``The evolution and stability of cooperative traits,'' in the Proceedings of the First Intenational Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, (pages 1114-1120), Bologna, Italy, July 2002.
  • Sandip Sen, Anish Biswas, and Sandip Debnath,"Believing others: Pros and Cons," in Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Multiagent Systems, (pages 279--286), 2000.
  • Anish Biswas, Sandip Sen and Sandip Debnath, "Limiting Deception in Groups of Social Agents," Applied Artificial Intelligence Journal, Volume 14, Number 8, pages 785--797 (Special issue on "Deception, Fraud and Trust in Agent Societies").
  • Anish Biswas and Sandip Sen, ``Influence of perspectives on help-giving behaviors,'' in Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Autonomous Agents, pages 352--353, 1999.
  • Sandip Sen and Anish Biswas, ``Effects of misconception on reciprocative agents,'' in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Autonomous Agents, pages 430--435, 1998.
  • A. Biswas and S. Sen, ``Reciprocating with Learned Models,'' in the Working notes of the AAAI-98 Spring Symposium on Satisficing Models, pages 15-18. (Symposium Notes available as AAAI Technical Report SS-98-05).
  • Sandip Sen, ``Reciprocity: a foundational principle for promoting cooperative behavior among self-interested agents'' , in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Multiagent Systems, pages 322--329, AAAI Press, Menlo Park, CA, 1996.
  • Mahendra Sekaran and Sandip Sen, "To help or not to help," in the Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, pages 736-741, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 1995.
  • Referrals

  • Anil Gursel, Sandip Sen, and Teddy Candale, "Stability in Referral Systems," in Multiagent and Grid Systems (MAGS) (Special issue on ``Engineering environments for multi-agent systems'') (to appear).
  • Ikpeme Erete, Teddy Candale, and Sandip Sen, "Effect of deceptive referrals on system stability," in Proceedings of the Fifth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems (pages 1266-1268), Hakodate, Japan, May 8--12, 2006.[pdf]
  • Teddy Candale and Sandip Sen, "Learing to Use Referrals to Select Satisficing Service Providers," in Radical Agent Concepts, WRAC 2005, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence vol. 2825, M.G. Hinchey et al. (Editors), pages 13-22, 2006. [pdf]
  • Teddy Candale, Ikpeme Erete, and Sandip Sen, "Using inertia and referrals to facilitate satisficing distributions," in Distributed Computing -- IWDC 2005, A. Pal, A. D. Kshemkalyani, R. Kumar and A. Gupta (editors), pages 572--577, Springer, 2005.[pdf]
  • Teddy Candale and Sandip Sen, "Fast convergence to satisfying distributions," in the Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pages 1657--1658, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2005.[pdf]
  • Teddy Candale and Sandip Sen,"Effect of referrals on convergence to satisficing distributions," in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, (pages 347--354), Utrecht, Netherlands, July, 2005. [pdf]
  • Teddy Candale and Sandip Sen, "Fast convergence to satisfying distributions," in the Working Notes of the AAMAS-05 Workshop on Challenges in the coordination of large scale multi-agent systems, 2005.
  • Sandip Sen and Neelima Sajja, ``Selecting service providers from noisy reputations,'' in the Proceedings of the Second Intenational Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, (pages 1114-1115) Melbourne, Australia, 2003. (Poster paper)
  • Sandip Sen and Neelima Sajja,``Robustness of reputation-based trust: Boolean Case,'' in the Proceedings of the First Intenational Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, (pages 288-293), Bologna, Italy, July 2002.
  • Trust-based Contracting

  • Sandip Sen and Dipyaman Banerjee, "Monopolising Markets by Exploiting Trust," in Proceedings of the Fifth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems (pages 1249-1256), Hakodate, Japan, May 8--12, 2006. [pdf]
  • Sandip Sen, Sabyasachi Saha and Dipyaman Banerjee, "Trust-Based Contracting in Supply Chains," in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (pages 1251--1252), Utrecht, Netherlands, July 25--29, 2005.[pdf]
  • Sandip Sen, Sabyasachi Saha and Dipyaman Banerjee, "Trust-Based Contracting," in the Working Notes of the AAMAS-05 Workshop on Trust in Agent Societies, 2005. [pdf]
  • Agent-based Security Frameworks

  • Partha Mukherjee and Sandip Sen, "Comparing Reputation Schemes for Detecting Malicious Nodes in Sensor Networks," in the The Computer Journal, doi: 10.1093/comjnl/bxq035, 2010. [pdf]
  • Oly Mistry, Anil Gursel, and Sandip Sen, "Comparing Trust Mechanisms for Monitoring Aggregator Nodes in Sensor Networks," in the Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems (pages 985-992), held in Budapest, Hungary between May 10--15, 2009. [pdf]
  • Susnata Basak and Sandip Sen, "Using Distributed Reputation Management to Preserve Data Integrity in Sensor Networks," in Journal of Autonomic and Trusted Computing (accepted).
  • Partha Mukherjee and Sandip Sen, "Using Learned Data Patterns to Detect Malicious Nodes in Sensor Networks," in the Proceedings of the 9th International Conference On Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN-2008), pages 339-344, Kolkata, India, January, 2008. [pdf]
  • Doran Chakraborty and Sandip Sen, "Distributed Intrusion Detection in Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes," in Proceedings of the Sixth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems, pages 859-861, Honolulu, Hawaii, May, 2007. [pdf]
  • Arjita Ghosh and Sandip Sen, "Agent-Based Distributed Intrustion Alert System," in Distributed Computing -- IWDC 2004, A.Sen, N. Das, S.K. Das et al. (editors), pages 240--251, 2004. [pdf]
  • Multiagent learning and adaptation

    Norm emergence

  • Stephane Airiau, Daniel Villatoro, and Sandip Sen, ``Emergence of Conventions through Social Learning: Heterogeneous learners in complex networks,''in Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (JAAMAS) (accepted).
  • Daniel Villatoro, Jordi Sabter-Mir, and Sandip Sen, ``Robust convention emergene in social networks through self-reinforcing structures dissolution,''in ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS), Vol. 8, No. 1, Article No. 2, April, 2013. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2451248.2451250.
  • Daniel Villatoro, Sandip Sen, and Jordi Sabter-Mir, `` Exploring the Dimensions of Convention Emergence in Multiagent Systems,'' in Advances in Complex Systems , Vol. 14, No. 2, pages 201-227, 2011.
  • Daniel Villatoro, Sandip Sen, and Jordi Sabter-Mir, ``Of Social Norms and Sanctioning: A Game Theoretical Overview,'' in International Journal of Agent Technologies and Systems (IJATS) vol. 2, No. 1, pages 1--15, January-March, 2010.
  • Logan Brooks, Wayne Iba, and Sandip Sen, "Modeling the Emergence and Convergence of Norms" in the Proceedings of the Twenty-Second International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence to be held in Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
  • Daniel Villatoro, Jordi Sabater-Mir and Sandip Sen, "Social Instruments for Robust Convention Emergence" in the Proceedings of the Twenty-Second International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence to be held in Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
  • Partha Mukherjee, Sandip Sen, and Stephane Airiau, "Norm Emergence Under Constrained Interactions in Diverse Societies," in the Proceedings of the Seventh International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems, pages779-786, Estoril, Portugal May, 2008. [pdf]
  • Sandip Sen and Stephane Airiau, "Emergence of norms through social learning," in the Proceedings of the Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pages 1507-1512, Hyderabad, India, January 6--12, 2007. [pdf]
  • Multiagent Reinforcement Learning

  • Jolie Olsen and Sandip Sen,``On the rationality of cycling in the Theory of Moves framework''in Connection Science (accepted)
  • Jolie Olsen and Sandip Sen,``Discovery, utilization and analysis of credible threats for 2 X 2 incomplete information games in the Theory of Moves framework,''in Connection Science (accepted)
  • Doran Chakraborty and Sandip Sen, "MB-AIM-FSI: A Model Based Framework for Exploiting Gradient Ascent Multiagent Learners in Strategic Interactions," in the Proceedings of the Seventh International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems, pages 371-378, Estoril, Portugal, May, 2008. [pdf]
  • Dipyaman Banerjee and Sandip Sen, "Reaching Pareto Optimality in Prisoner's Dilemma Using Conditional Joint Action Learning," in Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Volume 15, Number 1, pages 91-108, August, 2007. [pdf]
  • Stephane Airiau and Sandip Sen, "Evolutionary tournament-based comparison of learning and non-learning algorithms for iterated games," in Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, Volume 10, Issue 3, June, 2007.link
  • Arjita Ghosh and Sandip Sen, "Theory of Moves Learner," in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (pages 74--80), Utrecht, Netherlands, July 25--29, 2005. [pdf]
  • Dipyaman Banerjee and Sandip Sen, "Reaching Pareto Optimality in Prisoner's Dilemma Using Conditional Joint Action Learning," in the Working Notes of the AAAI-05 Workshop on Multiagent Learning, 2005.[pdf]
  • Adaptive Behavior

  • Matthew Matlock and Sandip Sen, "Effective tag mechanisms for evolving cooperation," in the Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems (pages 489-496), held in Budapest, Hungary between May 10--15, 2009. [pdf]
  • Matthew Matlock and Sandip Sen, "Effective tag mechanisms for evolving coordination," in the Proceedings of the Sixth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems, held in Honolulu, Hawaii between May 14--18, 2007. [pdf]
  • Stephane Airiau and Sandip Sen, "Learning to commit in repeated games," in Proceedings of the Fifth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems (pages 1263-1265), Hakodate, Japan, May 8--12, 2006. [pdf]
  • Doran Chakraborty and Sandip Sen, "Teaching New Teammates," in Proceedings of the Fifth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems (pages 691-693), Hakodate, Japan, May 8--12, 2006. [pdf]
  • Mary McGlohon and Sandip Sen, "Learning to cooperate in multi-agent systems by combining Q-learning and evolutionary strategy," in International Journal on Lateral Computing, Volume 1, Number 2, pages 58--64, August, 2005. [pdf]
  • Austin McDonald and Sandip Sen, "The Success and Failure of Tag-Mediated Evolution of Cooperation," in Learning and Adaptation in Multi-Agent Systems (LAMAS-2005), K. Tuyls, P.J. Hoen, K. Verbeeck, and S. Sen (Eds.), pages 155--164, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, volume 3898, Springer, 2005. [pdf]
  • Stephane Airiau and Sandip Sen, "Learning Pareto-optimal solutions in 2x2 conflict games," in the Working Notes of the AAMAS-05 Workshop on Learning and Adaptation in MAS (LAMAS), 2005.
  • Stéphane Airiau, Sandip Sen and Sabyasachi Saha, "Evolutionary tournament-based comparison of learning and non-learning strategies for iterated games" in the Proceedings of the Eighteenth International FLAIRS Conference, Clearwater Beach, FL, May 2005 [pdf]
  • Bikramjit Banerjee, Sandip Sen, and Jing Peng, "On-Policy Concurrent Reinforcement Learnig," Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence (JETAI), Volume 16, Number 4, pages 245 - 260, 2004.
  • Sandip Sen, Stephane Airiau and Rajatish Mukherjee,``Towards a Pareto-optimal Solution in General-Sum Games,'' in the Proceedings of the Second Intenational Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, (pages 153-160), Melbourne, Australia, July 2003.
  • Parijat Prosun Kar and Sandip Sen, ``The Agent-Teaching-Agent Framework,'' in the Proceedings of the Second Intenational Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (pages 1028--1029) Melbourne, Australia, 2003. [ps] (Poster paper)
  • Sandip Sen and Parijat Prosun Kar, "Sharing a Concept," in the Working Notes of the AAAI-02 Spring Symposium on Collaborative Learning Agents (AAAI Tech Report SS-02-02) held between March 25--27, 2002 in Stanford, CA.
  • Bikramjit Banerjee, Sandip Sen and Jing Peng, "Fast Concurrent Reinforcement Learners," in the Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (pages 825-830), held between August 4--10, 2001 in Seattle, WA.
  • Rajatish Mukherjee and Sandip Sen, ``Towards a pareto-optimal solution in general-sum games'' in the Working Notes of Agents'01 Workshop on "Learning Agents", pages 21--28, 2001.
  • Bikramjit Banerjee, Sandip Debnath and Sandip Sen, "Combining Multiple Perspectives," in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning'2000 (pages 33-40), held between June 29 and July 2 in Stanford University, CA.
  • Bikramjit Banerjee, Sandip Sen, and Jing Peng, ``Evaluating Competitive Learners,'' in the Working Notes of AGENTS-00/ECML-00 Workshop on Learning Agents, pages 48-52, Barcelona, Spain, 2000.
  • Bikramjit Banerjee, Rajatish Mukherjee, and Sandip Sen, ``Learning Mutual Trust,'' in the Working Notes of AGENTS-00 Workshop on Deception, Fraud and Trust in Agent Societies, pages 9-14, 2000.
  • Manisha Mundhe and Sandip Sen, ``Evaluating concurrent reinforcement learners,'' in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Multiagent Systems (pages 421--422), IEEE Press, Los Alamitos, CA, 2000. (Poster paper)
  • Sandip Sen & Mahendra Sekaran, "Individual learning of coordination knowledge," Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, 10, pages 333-356, 1998 (special issue on Learning in Distributed Artificial Intelligence Systems). [pdf]
  • Thomas Haynes and Sandip Sen, ``Learning Cases to resolve conflicts and improve group behavior,'' International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 48, no. 1, pages 31--49,(special issue on Evolution and Learning in Multiagent Systems). A slightly different version can be accessed online from here.
  • Sandip Sen and Neeraj Arora, "Learning to take risks" in the Working Papers of the AAAI-97 Workshop on Multiagent Learning, pages 59-64. (Workshop Notes available as AAAI Technical Report WS-97-03).
  • Rajani Nadella and Sandip Sen, "Correlating internal parameters and external performance: learning Soccer agents," in "DAI meets ML," Gerhard Weiss (Editor), pages 137--150, Springer-Verlag, 1997.
  • Sandip Sen, ``IJCAI-95 Workshop on Adaptation and Learning in Multiagent Systems'', AI Magazine, Volume 17, No. 1, pages 87-89, Spring 1996.
  • Gerhard Weiss and Sandip Sen, Adaptation and Learning in Multiagent Systems. Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Subseries: Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Volume No. 1042. Springer-Verlag: New York, NY. 1996.
  • Sandip Sen, Shounak Roychowdhury, and Neeraj Arora, ``Effects of local information on group behavior'' , in the Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Multiagent Systems, pages 315--321, AAAI Press, Menlo Park, CA, 1996.
  • Thomas Haynes, Kit Lau and Sandip Sen, ``Learning Cases to Compliment Rules for Conflict Resolution in Multiagent Systems'' , presented in the AAAI Spring Symposium on Adaptation, Coevolution, and Learning in Multiagent Systems, Stanford, CA, March, 1996.
  • Sandip Sen, Mahendra Sekaran, and John Hale, ``Learning to coordinate without sharing information,'' in the Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (pages 426-431), Seattle, Washington, July 1994.
  • Negotiation

    Auctions and Supply Chains

  • Teddy Candale and Sandip Sen, "Multi-Dimensional Bid Improvement Algorithm for Simultaneous Auctions," in the Proceedings of the Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pages 1215-1220, Hyderabad, India between January 6--12, 2007. [pdf]
  • Teddy Candale and Sandip Sen, "A Comparison of Bidding Strategies for Simultaneous Auctions," in SIGecomm Exchange, Volume 5, Number 5, pages 41-48, January, 2006. [pdf]
  • Teddy Candale and Sandip Sen, "Evaluating Bidding Strategies for Simultaneous Auctions," in Proceedings of the Fifth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems (pages 1211-1213), Hakodate, Japan, May 8--12, 2006.[pdf]
  • Sandip Sen, Teddy Candale, and Susnata Basak, "Profit Sharing Auction," in the Proceedings of the Twentieth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (pages 170-175), held in Pittsburgh, PA, between July 9--13, 2005. [pdf]
  • Sabyasachi Saha and Sandip Sen, ``Aggressive Pricing to Exploit Market Niches in Supply Chains,'' IEEE Intelligent Systems, Volume 20, Number 1, pages 36--41, January/February, 2005.
  • Sabyasachi Saha and Sandip Sen: "Opportunistic scheduling and pricing in supply chains," in KI- Zeitschrift für Künstliche Intelligenz (AI - Journal of Artificial Intelligence), Volume 18(2), pages 17--22, 2004.
  • Stephane Airiau and Sandip Sen, ``Strategic bidding for multiple units in simultaneous and sequential auctions'', Group Decision and Negotiation, Vol. 12, pages 397--413, 2003 (Special Issue on ``Theory and Practice of Computational Coordination Mechanisms in Multi-Agent Systems'') [pdf].
  • Agent Decision-making

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  • Sandip Sen, ``Using agent model to find efficient envy-free allocation of a continuously divisible good between two agents,''in International Journal of AI Vol. 4 (Spring), pages 21--34, 2010.
  • Stephane Airiau and Sandip Sen, "On the Stability of an Optimal Coalition Structure," in the Proceedings of the Nineteenth European Conference on Artificial Intelligence to be held in Lisboa, Portugal between August 16--20, 2010.
  • Stephane Airiau and Sandip Sen, "A fair payoff distribution for myopic rational agents," in the Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems (pages 1305-1306), held in Budapest, Hungary between May 10--15, 2009. [pdf]
  • Sabyasachi Saha and Sandip Sen, "An efficient protocol for negotiation over multiple indivisible resources," in the Proceedings of the Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pages 1494-1499, Hyderabad, India, January 6--12, 2007. [pdf]
  • Doran Chakraborty, Sabyasachi Saha, Sandip Sen, and Bradley Clement, "Negotiating monitoring task allocation for orbiters," in the Proceedings of the 8th International Conference On Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN) (pages 282-287), Springer, December 27--30, 2006. [pdf]
  • Sabyasachi Saha and Sandip Sen, "Negotiating Efficient Outcomes over Multiple Issues," in Proceedings of the Fifth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems (pages 423-425), Hakodate, Japan, May 8--12, 2006. [pdf]
  • Sabyasachi Saha, Anish Biswas, and Sandip Sen, "Modeling opponent decision in repeated one-shot negotiations," in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (pages 397--403), Utrecht, Netherlands, July 25--29, 2005. [pdf]
  • Sabyasachi Saha and Sandip Sen, "Local decision procedures for avoiding the Tragedy of Commons," in Distributed Computing -- IWDC 2003, pages 311-320, Samir R. Das and Sajal K. Das (Editors), Springer: New York, NY, 2004.[pdf]
  • Bikramjit Banerjee and Sandip Sen, "Selecting partners," in Game theory and decision theory in agent-based systems, Simon Parsons, Piotr Gmytrasiewicz, & Michael Wooldridge (Editors), pages 29--42, Kluwer, 2002.
  • Sabyasachi Saha and Sandip Sen, "A Bayes Net Approach to Argumentation" in the Proceedings of the 3rd International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi Agent Systems (AAMAS-04), poster paper, July, 2004 in NY, USA.
  • Bikramjit Banerjee, Anish Biswas, Manisha Mundhe, Sandip Debnath, and Sandip Sen, ``Using Bayesian Networks to Model Agent Relationships,'' Applied Artificial Intelligence Journal, Volume 14, Number 9, pages 867--880, 2000 (Special issue on "Deception, Fraud and Trust in Agent Societies").
  • Sandip Sen and Anish Biswas, "More than envy-free" in the Working Papers of the AAAI-99 Workshop on Negotiation: Settling Conflicts and Identifying Opportunities, pages 44-49. (Workshop Notes available as AAAI Technical Report WS-99-12).
  • Bikramjit Banerjee, Sandip Debnath and Sandip Sen, "Using Bayesian Network to aid Negotiations among Agents" , in the Working Notes of the AAAI-99 Workshop on Negotiation: Settling Conflicts and Identifying Opportunities (also available as AAAI Technical Report WS-99-12), pages 44-49, 1999.
  • Evolving Agents

  • Sandip Sen, Sandip Debnath, and Manisha Mundhe, ``Evolving coordinated agents'' in "THEORY AND APPLICATION OF EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTATION : RECENT TRENDS", A. Ghosh and S. Tsutsui (Editors), Springer-Verlag, pages 559--577, 2003.
  • Partha Sarathi Dutta and Sandip Sen,``Optimal sequencing of individually rational contracts,'' in the Proceedings of the First Intenational Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (pages 607-612), Bologna, Italy, July 2002.
  • Sandip Sen and Partha Sarathi Dutta,``Searching for optimal coalition structures,'' in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Multiagent Systems (pages 286--292), held between July 7--12, 2000 in Boston, MA.
  • Manisha Mundhe and Sandip Sen, "Evolving agent societies that avoid social dilemmas," in the Proceedings of GECCO-2000 (pages 809--816), held between July 8--12, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Narendra Puppala, Sandip Sen, and Maria Gordin, ``Shared Memory Based Cooperative Coevolution,'' in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Evolutionary Computation'98 (pages 570-574), IEEE Press, 1998.
  • Maria Gordin, Narendra Puppala and Sandip Sen, "Evolving Cooperative Groups: Preliminary Results" in the Working Papers of the AAAI-97 Workshop on Multiagent Learning, pages 31-35. (Workshop Notes available as AAAI Technical Report WS-97-03).
  • Thomas Haynes & Sandip Sen, ``Co-adaptation in a team,'' to appear in International Journal of Computation Intelligence and Organizations, vol 1, no. 4.
  • Neeraj Arora and Sandip Sen, ``Resolving Social Dilemmas Using Genetic Algorithms:Initial Results,'' in the Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Genetic Algorithms, pages 689-695, Lansing, MI, 1997.
  • Thomas Haynes and Sandip Sen, "Crossover Operators for Evolving a Team" in the Proceedings of Genetic Programming 1997: the Second Annual Conference, pages 162--167, San Francisco, CA, 1997.
  • Thomas Haynes, Sandip Sen, Dale Schoenefeld, and Roger Wainwright, ``Evolving a Team'', in the AAAI Fall Symposium on Genetic Programming, in Cambridge, MA, November, 1995.
  • Sandip Sen and Mahendra Sekaran, "Multiagent coordination with learning classifier systems", in the Working Notes of the IJCAI-95 Workshop on Adaptation and Learning in Multiagent Systems (pages 84-89), Montreal, Canada on August 21, 1995.
  • Thomas Haynes, Roger Wainwright, Sandip Sen, and Dale Schoenefeld, ``Strongly Typed Genetic Programming in Evolving Cooperation Strategies,'', in the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Genetic Algorithms (pages 271-278), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 1995.
  • Intelligent Agent Assistants

  • Oly Mistry and Sandip Sen, ``Tag recommendation for social bookmarking: Probabilistic approaches.'' Multiagent and Grid Systems, Vol. 8, No. 2, pages 143-163, 2012.
  • Anil Gursel and Sandip Sen, "Improving Search In Social Networks by Agent Based Mining," in the Proceedings of the Twenty-First International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (pages 2034--2039), held in Pasadena, California between July 11--17, 2009.
  • Anil Gursel and Sandip Sen, "Producing Timely Recommendations From Social Networks through Targeted Search," in the Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems (pages 805-812), held in Budapest, Hungary between May 10--15, 2009. [pdf]
  • Sandip Sen, Sabyasachi Saha, and Karina Hernandez, "Buyer Agent to Enhance Consumer Awareness: SAATHI," in Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 209-218, Summer 2007. [pdf]
  • Sandip Sen, Partha Sarathi Dutta, and Sandip Debnath, "CHAYANI: A Shopper's Assistant," Journal of Intelligent Systems, Volume 14, No. 1, pages 3--23, 2005.[pdf]
  • Rajatish Mukherjee, Neelima Sajja and Sandip Sen, "A Movie Recommendation System: an application of Voting Theory in User Modeling," in User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction (UMUAI), Vol. 13, nos. 1-2, pages 5-33, 2003 (special Issue on "Intelligent Agents").
  • Karina Hernandez and Sandip Sen ,``A Buyer's Agent,'' in the Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Autonomous Agents (pages 156--162), held in Barcelona, Spain between June 2-8, 2000.
  • Sandip Debnath, Sandip Sen, and Brent Blackstock, ``LawBOT: an assistant for legal research,'' IEEE Internet Computing, Volume 4, Number 6, pages 32--37, November/December, 2000.
  • Coordination

  • Logan Brooks and Sandip Sen, "Improving scalability and dependability of stochastic MAS analyses has been accepted as a full paper for publication in the proceedings", to appear in the Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS2014) to be held in Paris, France between May 3--9, 2014. .
  • Doran Chakraborty and Sandip Sen, "Computing effective communication policies in multiagent systems," in Proceedings of the Sixth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems, pages 153-155, Honolulu, Hawaii, May, 2007. [pdf]
  • Sandip Sen and Stephane Airiau, "Emergence of norms through social learning," in the Proceedings of the Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, to be held in Hyderabad, India between January 6--12, 2007. [pdf]
  • Sandip Sen, Neeraj Arora, and Shounak Roychowdhury, "Using limited information to enhance group stability", International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 48, no. 1, pages 69--82, 1998 (special issue on Learning and Evolution in Multiagent Systems).
  • Rajani Nadella, Neeraj Arora, and Sandip Sen, "A testbed for studying coordination in autonomous agents," International Journal of Micro-Computer Applications, vol. 18, no. 2, pages 49--53, 1999.
  • Intelligent Distributed Scheduling

  • Sandip Sen, ``Developing an automated distributed meeting scheduler,'' IEEE Expert, vol. 12, no. 4, pages 41--45, July/August 1997. A slightly different version can be accessed online from here.
  • Sandip Sen, Thomas Haynes, and Neeraj Arora, "Satisfying User Preferences While Negotiating Meetings," International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 47, pages 407-427, 1997 (special issue on Group Support Systems).
  • Sandip Sen and Edmund H. Durfee, "A Formal Study of Distributed Meeting Scheduling," Group Decision and Negotiation, volume 7, pages 265-289, 1998.
  • Thomas Haynes, Sandip Sen, Neeraj Arora, and Rajani Nadella, "An Automated Meeting Scheduling System that Utilizes User Preferences," in the Proceedings of the First International Conference on Autonomous Agents (Agents'97) (pages 308-315), Marina del Ray, CA, 1997.
  • Sandip Sen and Edmund H. Durfee, ``A Contracting Model for Flexible Distributed Scheduling,'' Annals of Operations Research, volume 65, pages 195-222, 1996.
  • Sandip Sen and Edmund H. Durfee, ``Unsupervisesd Surrogate Agents and Search Bias Change in Flexible Distributed Scheduling,'' in the Proceedings of the First International Conference on Multiagent Systems (pages 336-343), San Francisco, CA, June 1995.
  • Sandip Sen and Edmund H. Durfee, ``The role of commitment in cooperative negotiation,'' International Journal on Intelligent & Cooperative Information Systems, vol. 3, no. 1, (pages 67-81), 1994.
  • Sandip Sen and Edmund H. Durfee, ``On the design of an adaptive meeting scheduler,'' in the Proceedings of the Tenth IEEE Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Applications (pages 40-46), San Antonio, Texas, March 1994.


  • Software specifications of negotiating agents

  • Rose Gamble and Sandip Sen, ``Using Formal Specification to Resolve Conflicts between Contracting Agents,'' in Proc. AAAI-94 Workshop on Conflict Management in Cooperative Problem Solving, (pages 33-38) Seattle, Washington, August, 1994.


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