22nd Workshop "From Objects to Agents"
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Program

Wednesday, 1 Sept. 2021
Mini School
Chair: Roberta Calegari
09:30 Mini-School — Lecture 1
Matteo Baldoni
From Objects to Agents


11:00 Break
11:30 Mini-School — Lecture 2
Marco Gori
Machine Learning and MAS
13:00 Lunch
Session 1: Language, tools & application
Chair: Andrea Loreggia
15:00 Architectural Technical Debt of Multi-Agent Systems Development Platforms
Ilaria Pigazzini, Daniela Briola and Francesca Arcelli Fontana
15:25 Prototypes of Productivity Tools for the Jadescript Programming Language
Giuseppe Petrosino, Eleonora Iotti, Stefania Monica and Federico Bergenti
15:50 On the Design of PSyKE: A Platform for Symbolic Knowledge Extraction
Federico Sabbatini, Giovanni Ciatto, Roberta Calegari and Andrea Omicini
Thursday, 2 Sept. 2021
09:45 Welcome Speech
Andrea Omicini
10:00 "Fabio Bellifemine" Keynote Speech
Antonio Lieto
Cognitive Design for Artificial Minds
11:30 Break
Session 2: Trustworthy & explainable MAS
Chair: Giovanni Ciatto
12:00 Investigating Adjustable Social Autonomy in Human Robot Interaction
Filippo Cantucci, Rino Falcone and Cristiano Castelfranchi
12:25 A Trust Model to Form Teams of Agentified AGVs in Workshop Areas
Giancarlo Fortino, Lidia Fotia, Fabrizio Messina, Domenico Rosaci, Giuseppe M.L. Sarnè and Claudio Savaglio
12:50 Predicting humans: a sensor-based architecture for real time Intent Recognition using Problog
Gennaro Daniele Acciaro, Fabio Aurelio D'Asaro and Silvia Rossi
13:15 Lunch
Session 3: MAS & subsymbolic AI
Chair: Stefano Mariani
14:30 Smart Balancing of E-scooter Sharing Systems via Deep Reinforcement Learning
Gianvito Losapio, Federico Minutoli, Viviana Mascardi and Angelo Ferrando
14:55 Graph Neural Networks as the Copula Mundi between Logic and Machine Learning: a Roadmap
Andrea Agiollo, Giovanni Ciatto and Andrea Omicini
15:20 Embedding a Neuro-Fuzzy Mode Choice Tool in Intelligent Agents
Maria Nadia Postorino, Mario Versaci and Giuseppe M.L. Sarnè
15:45 User Assistance for Predicting the Availability of Bikes at Bike Stations
Claudia Cavallaro and Emiliano Tramontana
16:05 Break
16:30 MAS-AI*IA meeting
19:00 Social Dinner
Friday, 3 Sept. 2021
Session 4: Logic in MAS
Chair: Enrico Denti
09:30 Towards a Semantic Layer for Italian Emergency Plans
Massimo Cossentino, Salvatore Lopes, Luca Sabatucci and Mario Tripiciano
09:55 Towards cooperative argumentation for MAS: an Actor-based approach
Giuseppe Pisano, Roberta Calegari and Andrea Omicini
10:20 SW-CASPAR: Reactive-Cognitive Architecture based on Natural Language Processing for the task of Decision-Making in the Open-World Assumption
Carmelo Fabio Longo, Corrado Santoro, Marianna Nicolosi-Asmundo, Daniele Francesco Santamaria and Domenico Cantone
10:45 Break
Session 5: Agent-based modelling & simulation
Chair: Stefania Monica
11:15 ActoDemic: A Distributed Framework for Fine-Grained Spreading Modeling and Simulation in Large Scale Scenarios
Mattia Pellegrino, Gianfranco Lombardo, Monica Mordonini, Michele Tomaiuolo, Stefano Cagnoni and Agostino Poggi
11:40 Risk sensitivity of production studios on the US movie market: an agent-based simulation
Francesco Bertolotti and Sabin Roman
12:05 A Curriculum–Based Reinforcement Learning Approach to Pedestrian Simulation
Thomas Albericci, Thomas Cecconello, Alberto Gibertini and Giuseppe Vizzari
12:30 Information Seeking Behavior at the Time of COVID-19
Rino Falcone and Alessandro Sapienza
12:55 What’s Next & Goodbye