Special Session on Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation - ABMS 2012 (ABMS 2012)

Venue: Rome

Location: Rome, Italy

Event Date/Time: Jul 28, 2012 End Date/Time: Jul 31, 2012
Paper Submission Date: May 28, 2012
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Conference name: Special Session on Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation - ABMS 2012
In conjunction with the 2nd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications -


ABMS is a joint event between SIMULTECH and ICINCO.

Venue: Rome, Italy

Conference date: 28 - 31 July, 2012

Chair :

Joaquim Filipe
Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal / INSTICC

Agent-based modeling and simulation involves computational models for simulating the actions and interactions of autonomous

agents (both individual or collective entities such as organizations or groups) in order to understand complex phenomena. It may

combine elements of decision theory, distributed systems, computational sociology, multi-agent systems, robotics, and

evolutionary programming. There are many approaches to intelligent software agent development, ranging from reactive agents to

deliberative agents, with different levels of efficiency and effectiveness. Agent-based models have been used since the mid-

1990s to solve a variety of business and technology problems. Examples of applications include supply chain optimization and

logistics, modeling of consumer behavior, social network effects, portfolio management or traffic congestion.
The ABMS special session invites quality papers describing original work including research ideas, case-studies and new findings

on methodological and technological aspects related to agent-based modeling and simulation, in particular papers describing

methods, techniques, recent advances, applications and tools.


Paper Submission: May 28, 2012
Authors Notification: June 13, 2012
Final Paper Submission and Registration: June 22, 2012


Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics listed above.
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Submission Guidelines.
Papers should be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system at: http://www.insticc.org/Primoris


All accepted papers (full, short and posters) will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under

an ISBN reference and on CD-ROM support - and submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index

(ISI), INSPEC, DBLP and EI (Elsevier Index).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SciTePress Digital Library

(http://www.scitepress.org/DigitalLibrary/). SciTePress is member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/).
Extended versions of accepted papers presented at the Workshop will appear in as a Springer book chapter. A selection of high

quality papers will be proposed to be submitted as an extended version for a special issue of an international journal to be

specified later.
Selected papers will be considered for publication in the British Journal of Educational Technology and other selection of high

quality papers will be proposed to be submitted as an extended version for a special issue of the international journal Journal

of Universal Computer Science J.UCS


SIMULTECH Special Sessions - ABMS 2012
e-mail: simultech.secretariat@insticc.org
Website: http://www.simultech.org/specialSessions.aspx#ABMS