Final Programme and Call for Participation

First International Workshop on
Social Life (SOLI'03)

Workshop date: 14 September, 2003

held in conjunction with ECAL 2003,
the 7th European Conference on ARTIFICIAL Life,
14. - 17. September 2003, Dortmund, Germany.

organised by
Chair of AI and Applied Computer Science, University of Würzburg,
AI Lab of the Department of Computer Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin, and
"Theoretical Foundations of Computer Science" Group, University of Hamburg

Further information:


Sunday, September 14

9.00-9.10: Welcome
Short Introduction

Adaptation of Strategies in a Spatial IPD
Frank Schweitzer, Robert Mach and Heinz Mühlenbein (Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous Intelligent Agents, Institute of Physics of Humboldt University Berlin, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Cologne University, Germany)

Evolving emergent group behaviors for simple human agents
Pablo Funes, Belinda Orme and Eric Bonabeau (Icosystem Corporation, Cambridge, USA)

10.30-11.00: COFFEE BREAK

Cooperation and We-mode Preferences in Multi-Agent Systems
Raul Hakli and Raimo Tuomela (Department of Computer Science, Department of Social and Moral Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Finland)

Studying Task Allocation Mechanisms of Social Insects For Engineering Multi-Agent Systems
Franziska Klügl and Cornelia Triebig (Institute of Computer Science, University Wuerzburg, Germany)

12.30-14.00: LUNCH

Agents in the INKA-System based on the JADE-Platform
Christian Wiech, Gabriela Lindemann (Institute of Computer Science, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)

Connecting MicroPsi Agents to Virtual and Physical Environments - Applications of the AEP toolkit
Joscha Bach and the AEP group (Institute of Computer Science, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)

PSI-Lingua - first steps to communication with the artificial agent PSI
Johanna Künzel (Insitute of Theoretical Psychology, University Bamberg, Germany)

16.00: Closing Discussion & COFFEE


The conference will be held in Dortmund, Germany, from September 14th to 17th 2003. It will take place at Zeche Zollern II/IV, a monument of early 20th century industry in Germany and now a museum for social and cultural history of the region. The technology of past epochs will be an inspiring scenery for discussions about the state of scientific and technical knowledge in the field of Artificial Life at the beginning of the 21st century.

Westfälisches Industriemuseum
Zeche Zollern II/IV
Grubenweg 5
D-44388 Dortmund
Phone: +49 (0)231 6961-111
Fax: +49 (0)231 9707-114

Detailed information about Zollern II/IV can be found here.
Information on accommodation can be found here.

Travel information and information on accommodation can also be found at the official ECAL2003 webpage (see 'Venue/Accomodation' and 'Travel Information' there).

Last modified: Thu Sep 4 12:35:00 CEST 2003 -- Daniel Moldt