Professor Wamberto Vasconcelos

Professor Wamberto Vasconcelos
MSc., PhD.

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Overview

Contact Details

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Address
The University of Aberdeen University of Aberdeen
Department of Computing Science
Meston Building, Room 232
Old Aberdeen
Aberdeen AB24 3UE
United Kingdom
Web Links
http://homepages.abdn.ac.uk/w.w.vasconcelos/pages/

http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/wamberto-vasconcelos/3/a87/b13/

Research

Research Interests

Computational logic, software engineering, distributed computing and systems, multi-agent systems

Collaborations

  • Informatics, University of Edinburgh (Prof. Dave Robertson)
  • AGH University, Cracow, Poland (Dr. Bartlomiej Sniezynski)
  • Carnegie-Melon, USA (Prof. Katia Sycara and Dr. Felipe Meneguzzi)
  • King's College, London, UK (Prof. Michael Luck and Dr. Simon Miles)
  • University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Dr. Flavio Soares Correa da Silva)
  • University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand (Dr. Stephen Cranefield and Dr. Michael Winikoff)

Research Grants

  • Scrutable Autonomous Systems (SASSY). EPSRC. 2012-2015. Principal Investigator. Amount: GBP 1.1M
  • ALIVE Research Project. The European Commission (FP7). 2008-2010. Principal Investigator. Amount: GBP 350,000
  • International Technology Alliance (ITA). The Department of Defence (USA) and Ministry of Defence (UK). 2006-2011. Co-Investigator. Amount GBP 2,900,000.
  • Conference Grant. The Royal Society. May 2007. Amount: GBP 500.
  • International Exchange Programme. The Royal Society of Edinburgh. Jan–Feb 2005. Amount: GBP 1,500
Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Course organiser and lecturer for the module Peer-to-Peer and Agent-Based Computing (CS4027)
  • Course organiser and lecturer for the module Computer Programming and Principles (CS1022)
Publications

Publications 

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  • Gibson, MS & Vasconcelos, WW 2019, 'A knowledge-based approach to multiplayer games in peer-to-peer networks', Knowledge and Information Systems, vol. 61, no. 2, pp. 1091-1121. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10115-018-1295-6
  • Cranefield, S, Oren, N & Vasconcelos, WW 2019, Accountability for Practical Reasoning Agents. in M Lujak (ed.), Agreement Technologies: 6th International Conference, AT 2018, Bergen, Norway, December 6-7, 2018, Revised Selected Papers. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 11327, Springer , Cham, pp. 33-48, 6th International Conference on Agreement Technologies, Bergen, Norway, 6/12/18. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-17294-7_3
  • Panaretos, A, Corsar, D & Vasconcelos, WW 2019, Minimality and Simplicity of Rules for the Internet-of-Things. in M Lujak (ed.), Agreement Technologies: 6th International Conference, AT 2018, Bergen, Norway, December 6-7, 2018, Revised Selected Papers. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 11327, Springer , Cham, pp. 64-72, 6th International Conference on Agreement Technologies, AT 2018, Bergen, Norway, 6/12/18. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-17294-7_5
  • Cauvin, SR, Oren, N & Vasconcelos, WW 2019, Policies to Regulate Distributed Data Exchange. in M Lujak (ed.), Agreement Technologies: 6th International Conference, AT 2018, Bergen, Norway, December 6-7, 2018, Revised Selected Papers. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 11327, Springer , Cham, pp. 146-161, 6th International Conference on Agreement Technologies, Bergen, Norway, 6/12/18. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-17294-7_11
  • Markovic, M, Garijo, D, Edwards, P & Vasconcelos, W 2019, Semantic Modelling of Plans and Execution Traces for Enhancing Transparency of IoT Systems. in Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things: Systems, Management and Security . IEEE Explore, The 6th IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things, Granada, Spain, 22/10/19.
  • Mahesar, Q-A, Oren, N & Vasconcelos, WW 2018, Computing Argument Preferences and Explanations in Abstract Argumentation. in T Miller, N Oren, Y Sakurai, I Noda, BTR Savarimuthu & TC Son (eds), PRIMA: International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 11224, Springer , pp. 387-402, PRIMA 2018: The 21st International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems, Tokyo, Japan, 31/10/18. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-03098-8_24
  • Santos, JS, Zahn, JO, Silvestre, EA, Vasconcelos, WW & Silva, VT 2018, Detection and resolution of normative conflicts in multi-agent systems: A literature survey JAAMAS Track. in 17th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, AAMAS 2018. vol. 2, AAMAS Proceedings, International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS), pp. 1306-1309, 17th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, AAMAS 2018, Stockholm, Sweden, 10/07/18. <> [Online] DOI: http://ifaamas.org/Proceedings/aamas2018/forms/contents.htm
  • Santos, J, Zahn, J, Silvestre, E, Silva, VT & Vasconcelos, WWMPD 2017, 'Detection and resolution of normative conflicts in multi-agent systems: a literature survey', Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 1236-1282. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10458-017-9362-z
  • Padget, JA & Vasconcelos, WW 2017, 'Fine-grained access control via policy-carrying data', ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, vol. 18, no. 3, 31. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3133324
  • Shams, Z, Vos, MD, Padget, J & Vasconcelos, WW 2017, 'Practical reasoning with norms for autonomous software agents', Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 65, pp. 388-399. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engappai.2017.07.021
  • Cauvin, SR, Kollingbaum, MJ, Sleeman, D & Vasconcelos, WW 2017, Towards a Distributed Data-Sharing Economy. in Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in Agent Systems XII : - COIN 2016 International Workshops, COIN@AAMAS and COIN@ECAI, Revised Selected Papers. vol. 10315 LNAI, 5, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 10315 LNAI, Springer Verlag, pp. 3-21, 12th International Workshops on Coordination, Organizations, Institutions and Norms in Agent Systems, COIN 2016, Co-located with AAMAS 2016 and ECAI 2016, The Hague, Netherlands, 30/08/16. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-66595-5_1
  • Aldewereld, H, Dignum, V & Vasconcelos, WW 2016, 'Group Norms for Multi-Agent Organisations', ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems, vol. 11, no. 2, 15, pp. 1-31. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2882967
  • Shams, Z, De Vos, M, Padget, J & Vasconcelos, W 2016, Implementation of normative practical reasoning with durative actions. in Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Normes in Agent Systems XI - COIN 2015 International Workshops COIN@AAMAS, Revised Selected Papers. vol. 9628, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 9628, Springer Verlag, pp. 335-353, International Conference on Coordination, Organisations, Institutions and Norms in Agent Systems, 2015, Istanbul, Turkey, 4/05/15. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42691-4_19
  • Aldewereld, H, Dignum, V & Vasconcelos, W 2016, Reasoning with group norms in software agent organisations. in Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Normes in Agent Systems XI - COIN 2015 International Workshops COIN@AAMAS, Revised Selected Papers. vol. 9628, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 9628, Springer Verlag, pp. 1-21, International Conference on Coordination, Organisations, Institutions and Norms in Agent Systems, 2015, Istanbul, Turkey, 4/05/15. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42691-4_1
  • Meneguzzi, F, Rodrigues, O, Oren, N, Vasconcelos, WW & Luck, M 2015, 'BDI reasoning with normative considerations', Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 43, pp. 127-146. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engappai.2015.04.011
  • Gibson, M & Vasconcelos, WW 2015, 'Effects of Knowledge Base Quality on Peer-to-peer Information Propagation', Procedia Computer Science, vol. 52, pp. 350-357. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2015.05.106
  • Morales, J, Mendizabal, I, Sanchez-Pinasch, D, Rodriguez-Aguilar, JA, Lopez-Sanchez, M, Woolridge, M & Vasconcelos, W 2015, Extending NormLab to Spur Research on Norm Synthesis (Demonstration). in E Bordini & Y Weiss (eds), AAMAS '15 Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems. International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Richland, SC, pp. 1931-1932, 14th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent SystemsSystems , Istanbul, Turkey, 4/05/15. <> [Online] DOI: http://www.ifaamas.org/Proceedings/aamas2015/aamas/p1931.pdf
  • da Silva, FSC, Robertson, DS & Vasconcelos, WW 2015, LS2C - A platform for norm controlled social computers. in B Duval, J van den Herik, S Loiseau & J Filipe (eds), Agents and Artificial Intelligence. vol. 9494, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 9494, Springer-Verlag, pp. 284-297, 7th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, ICAART 2015, Lisbon, Portugal, 10/01/15. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-27947-3_15
  • Da Silva, FSC, Robertson, DS & Vasconcelos, WW 2015, LS2C - A platform to design, implement and execute Social computations. in ICAART 2015 - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence. vol. 2, SciTePress, pp. 196-203, 7th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, ICAART 2015, Lisbon, Portugal, 10/01/15. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.5220/0005237101960203
  • Morales, J, Lopez-Sanchez, M, Rodriguez-Aguilar, JA, Vasconcelos, W & Wooldridge, M 2015, 'Online Automated Synthesis of Compact Normative Systems', ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems, vol. 10, no. 1, 2. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2720024
  • Padget, J & Vasconcelos, WW 2015, 'Policy-Carrying Data: A Step Towards Transparent Data ', Procedia Computer Science, vol. 52, pp. 59-66. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2015.05.020
  • Morales, J, Lopez-Sanchez, M, Rodriguez-Aguilar, JA, Woolridge, M & Vasconcelos, WW 2015, Synthesising Liberal Normative Systems. in AAMAS '15 Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems. International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Richland, pp. 433-441, 2015 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Istanbul, Turkey, 4/05/15. <> [Online] DOI: http://www.ifaamas.org/Proceedings/aamas2015/forms/index.htm
  • Cauvin, SR, Sleeman, D & Vasconcelos, WW 2015, Towards Knowledge-Intensive Software Engineering. in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications. ACL Anthology, pp. 285-292, ICSOFT - 10th International Joint Conference on Software Technologies, Colmar, Alsace, France, 20/07/15. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.5220/0005504502850292
  • Tintarev, N, Kutlak, R, Masthoff, J, van Deemter, K, Oren, N & Vasconcelos, WW 2014, Adaptive Visualization of Plans. in UMAP. 22nd Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation and Personalization 2018, Aalborg, Denmark, 7/07/14.
  • Morales, J, Lopez-Sanchez, M, Rodriguez-Aguilar, JA, Wooldridge, M & Vasconcelos, W 2014, Minimality and simplicity in the on-line automated synthesis of normative systems. in A Bazzan, M Huhns, A Lomuscio & P Scerri (eds), AAMAS '14 Proceedings of the 2014 international conference on Autonomous agents and multi-agent systems. vol. 1, International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS), pp. 109-116, 13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, AAMAS 2014, Paris, France, 5/05/14. <> [Online] DOI: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2615752
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