ICAPS 2010 Doctoral Consortium (DC)

General Information

Organizers: Dan Bryce and Scott Sanner

Main Event Date: Wednesday, May 12th (9am - 12:30pm)
Main Event Location: Amsterdam Room, Sutton Place Hotel

Poster Session Date: Friday, May 14th (4:30pm - 6:30pm)
Poster Session Location: Queen Victoria Ballroom B, Sutton Place Hotel
Poster Size Information: 40 inches x 60 inches

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Wed, May 12, AM Session 1: 9am - 10:35am

9:00am - 9:05am:Welcome & DC Reimbursement Instructions (Amsterdam Room)
9:05am - 9:35am:Invited Talk, Derek Long, "How to keep your advisor on a tight leash" (Amsterdam Room)
9:35am - 10:35am:Focus Group Breakout Session 1 (first 3 presentations, ~20 min. each; see below for room)

Wed, May 12, AM Session 2: 11am - 12:30pm

11:00am - 11:30am:Invited Talk, Wheeler Ruml, "Job Hunting" (Amsterdam Room)
11:30am - 12:30pm:Focus Group Breakout Session 2 (last 3 presentations, ~20 min. each; see below for room)

Focus Group Breakout Assignments

Planning and Scheduling Applications (Amsterdam Room)

Mentors: Sven Koenig, Steve Smith, Wheeler Ruml

NameInstitutionAbstract and Link
Debdeep BanerjeeAustralian National University Integrating Planning and Scheduling: From A Resource Perspective
Thibault GateauONERA-DCSD, Toulouse Local Plan Execution and Repair in a Hierarchical Structure of Sub-Teams of Heterogeneous Autonomous Vehicles
Romain Grasset-BourdelONERA-CNES, Toulouse Interaction between Action and Motion Planning for an Agile Earth-observing satellite
Lei DuanUniversity of Toronto Metric-Space Negotiation for Distributed Scheduling Problems
Damian SulewskiTechnologie-Zentrum Informatik und Informationstechnik Large-Scale Parallel State Space Search on the GPU
Kartik TalamadupulaArizona State University Integrating a High-Level Planner with a Low-Level Robot

Classical Planning Techniques (London Room)

Mentors: Malte Helmert, Neil Yorke-Smith, Derek Long

NameInstitutionAbstract and Link
Vidal Alcazar SaizUniversity of Madrid On the Inference of Intermediate Goals in Automated Planning
Bram RidderUniversity of Strathclyde Integrating Landmarks in Partial Order Planners
Hootan NakhostUniversity of Alberta Monte-carlo search for deterministic planning
Sofia LemonsUniversity of New Hampshire Continual On-line Planning
Maher AlhossainiUniversity of Toronto Learning to Choose Instance-Specific Macro operators
Son ToNew Mexico State University On the Impact of Belief State Representation in Conformant Planning

Multiagent / Partial Observations (Edinburgh Room)

Mentors: Shlomo Zilberstein, Mausam, Emma Brunskill, Bhaskara Marthi

NameInstitutionAbstract and Link
Yuqing TangCity University of New York (CUNY) Integrating Multiagent Dialogues, Planning and Plan Execution
James BoerkoelUniversity of Michigan Solving the Multiagent Selection and Scheduling Problem
Tuan NguyenArizona State University Planning with Partial Preference and Domain Models
Raz NissimBen Gurion University All for One or One for All? Distributed Planning for Selfish or Cooperative Agents
Peter KissmannTechnologie-Zentrum Informatik und Informationstechnik Symbolic Search in Planning and General Game Playing
Peng DaiUniversity of Washington Decision-Theoretic Control of Crowd-Sourced Workflows

Symbolic / Factored / Logical Representations (Boardroom)

Mentors: Carmel Domshlak, Alan Fern, Scott Sanner

NameInstitutionAbstract and Link
Michael CashmoreUniversity of Strathclyde Planning as QBF
Saket JoshiTufts University Solving Relational MDPs with First-order Decision Diagrams
Andrey KolobovUniversity of Washington Hidden Structure of Factored MDPs
David PattisonUniversity of Strathclyde Domain Independent Goal Recognition
Daria TerekhovUniversity of Toronto Integrating Scheduling and Queueing For Dynamic Scheduling Problems
Mauro VallatiUniversita degli Studi di Brescia MacroSatPlan: Combining macros and SAT planning
Jenny BarryMassachusetts Institute of Technology Hierarchical Solution of Large Markov Decision Processes

Zip file of all DC Abstracts