Agent Mediated Intelligence Research Group


Selected Publications

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2017

  • Bo An. Game theoretic analysis of security and sustainability. Proceedings of the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'17), pp.5111-5115, accompanying paper for the Early Career Spotlight invited talk. [PDF] 

  • Qingyu Guo, Bo An, Long Tran-Than. Playing repeated network interdiction games with semi-bandit feedback. Proceedings of the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'17), pp.3682-3690. [PDF] 

  • Qingyu Guo, Bo An, Branislav Bosansky, Christopher Kiekintveld. Comparing strategic secrecy and Stackelberg commitment in security games. Proceedings of the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'17), pp.3691-3699. [PDF] 

  • Mengchen Zhao, Bo An, Wei Gao, Teng Zhang. Efficient label contamination attacks against black-box learning models. Proceedings of the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'17), pp.3945-3951. [PDF] 

  • Youzhi Zhang, Bo An, Long Tran-Thanh, Nicholas R. Jennings, Zhen Wang, Jiarui Gan. Optimal escape interdiction on transportation networks. Proceedings of the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'17), pp.3936-3944. [PDF] 

  • Shuxin Li, Xiaohong Li, Jianye Hao, Bo An, Zhiyong Feng, Kangjie chen, Chengwei Zhang. Defending against man-in-the-middle attack in repeated games. Proceedings of the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'17), pp.3742-3748. [PDF] 

  • Xinrun Wang, Qingyu Guo, Bo An. Stop nuclear smuggling through efficient container inspection. Proceedings of the 16th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'17), pp.669-677. [PDF] 

  • Jiang Rong, Tao Qin, Bo An and Tie-Yan Liu. Pricing optimization for selling reusable resources. Proceedings of the 16th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'17), pp.1719-1721. [PDF] 

  • Jiarui Gan, Bo An, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Brian Gauch. Security games on a plane. Proceedings of the 31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'17), pp.530-536. [PDF] 

  • Jiang Rong, Tao Qin, Bo An and Tie-Yan Liu. Revenue maximization for finitely repeated ad auctions. Proceedings of the 31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'17), pp.663-669. [PDF] 

  • Shanshan Feng, Gao Cong, Bo An and Yeow Meng Chee. POI2Vec: Geographical latent representation for predicting future visitors. Proceedings of the 31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'17), pp.102-108. [PDF] 

  • Xiaohong Li, Shuxin Li, Jianye Hao, Zhiyong Feng, Bo An. Optimal personalized defense strategy against man-in-the-middle attack main information. Proceedings of the 31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'17), pp.593-599. [PDF] 

  • Galit Haim, Kobi Gal, Bo An, Sarit Kraus. Human-computer negotiation in a three player market setting. Artificial Intelligence, Vol.246, pp.34-52, 2017. [PDF]  

  • Haipeng Chen, Bo An, Dusit Niyato, Yengchai Soh, Chunyan Miao. Workload factoring and resource sharing via joint vertical and horizontal cloud federation networks. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol.35, No.3, pp.557-570, 2017. [PDF]  

  • Bo An, Haipeng Chen, Noseong Park, V.S. Subrahmanian. Data-driven frequency-based airline profit maximization. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, accepted. [PDF]  

  • Jiarui Gan, Bo An. Game theoretic considerations for optimizing efficiency of taxi systems. IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol.32, No.3, pp.46-52, 2017. [PDF]  

  • Wanyuan Wang, Jiuchuan Jiang, Bo An, Yichuan Jiang, Bing Chen. Towards efficient team formation for crowdsourcing in non-cooperative social networks. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, accepted. [PDF] 

  • Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Rob Pickles, Wai Y. Lam, Gopalasamy R. Clements, Bo An, Amandeep Singh, Milind Tambe, Andrew Lemieux. PAWS – A A deployed game-theoretic application to combat poaching. AI Magazine, accepted. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, Milind Tambe, Arunesh Sinha. Stackelberg Security Games (SSG) Basics and Application Overview. Improving Homeland Security Decisions, Cambridge University Press, in press. [PDF]  

2016

  • Bo An, Haipeng Chen, Noseong Park, V.S. Subrahmanian. MAP: Frequency-based maximization of airline profits based on an ensemble forecasting approach. Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data (KDD'16), pp.421-430. [PDF]

  • Jiang Rong, Tao Qin, Bo An, Tie-Yan Liu. Modeling bounded rationality for sponsored search auctions. Proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI'16), pp.515-523. [PDF]

  • Yue Yin, Bo An. Efficient resource allocation for protecting coral reef ecosystems. Proceedings of the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'16), pp.531-537. [PDF]

  • Qingyu Guo, Bo An, Yair Zick, Chunyan Miao. Optimal interdiction of illegal network flow. Proceedings of the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'16), pp.2507-2513. [PDF] [Appendix] 

  • Yue Yin, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Bo An, Noam Hazon. Optimally protecting elections. Proceedings of the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'16), pp.538-545. [PDF]

  • Qingyu Guo, Bo An, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Long Tran-Thanh, Jiarui Gan, Chunyan Miao. Coalitional security games. Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'16), pp.159-167. [PDF] [Appendix] 

  • Yanhai Xiong, Jiarui Gan, Bo An, Chunyan Miao, Soh Yeng Chai. Optimal pricing for efficient electric vehicle charging station management. Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'16), pp.749-757. [PDF]

  • Jinhua Song, Yang Gao, Hao Wang, Bo An. Measuring the distance between finite Markov decision processes. Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'16), pp.468-476. [PDF]

  • Jiang Rong, Tao Qin, Bo An, Tie-Yan Liu. Optimal sample size for adword auctions. Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'16), pp.1459-1460. [PDF]

  • Zhen Wang, Yue Yin, Bo An. Computing optimal monitoring strategy for detecting terrorist plots. Proceedings of the 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'16), pp.637-643, 2016. [PDF] [Appendix] 

  • Mengchen Zhao, Bo An, Christopher Kiekintveld. Optimizing personalized email filtering thresholds to mitigate sequential spear phishing attacks. Proceedings of the 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'16), pp.658-665, 2016. [PDF] [Appendix] 

  • Shangdong Yang, Yang Gao, Bo An, Hao Wang, Xingguo Chen. Efficient average reward reinforcement learning using constant shifting values. Proceedings of the 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'16), pp.2258-2264, 2016. [PDF]  

  • Fei Fang, Thanh H. Nguyen, Rob Pickles, Wai Y. Lam, Gopalasamy R. Clements, Bo An, Amandeep Singh, Milind Tambe, Andrew Lemieux. Deploying PAWS: Field optimization of the protection assistant for wildlife security. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI'16), pp.3966-3973, 2016. Winner of Deployed Innovative Application Award. [PDF] 

  • Yuan Liu, Jie Zhang, Bo An, Sandip Sen. A simulation framework for measuring robustness of incentive mechanisms and its implementation in reputation systems. Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, Vol.30, No.4, pp.581-600, 2016. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, Nicola Gatti, Victor Lesser. Alternating-offers bargaining in one-to-many and many-to-many settings. Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, Vol.30, No.4, pp.581-600, 2016. [PDF] 

2015

  • Yue Yin, Haifeng Xu, Jiarui Gan, Bo An, Albert Jiang. Computing optimal mixed strategies for security games with dynamic payoffs. Proceedings of the 24th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'15), pp.681-687, 2015. [PDF] [Appendix] 

  • Yanhai Xiong, Jiarui Gan, Bo An, Chunyan Miao, Ana Bazzan. Optimal electric vehicle charging station placement. Proceedings of the 24th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'15), pp.2662-2668, 2015. [PDF]  

  • Jiarui Gan, Bo An, Chunyan Miao. Optimizing efficiency of taxi systems: Scaling-up and handling arbitrary constraints. Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'15), pp.523-531, 2015. [PDF]  

  • Yujing Hu, Yang Gao, Bo An. Learning in multi-agent systems with sparse interactions by knowledge transfer and game abstraction. Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'15), pp.753-761, 2015. [PDF]  

  • Jiang Rong, Tao Qin, Bo An. Computing quantal response equilibrium for sponsored search auctions. Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'15), pp.1803-1804, 2015. [PDF]  

  • Jiarui Gan, Bo An, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik. Security games with protection externality. Proceedings of the 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'15), pp.914-920, 2015. [PDF] [Appendix] 

  • Yujing Hu, Yang Gao, Bo An. Accelerating multiagent reinforcement learning by equilibrium transfer. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol.45, No.7, pp.1289-1302, 2015. [PDF]  

  • Yujing Hu, Yang Gao, Bo An. Multi-agent reinforcement learning with unshared value functions. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol.45, No.4, pp.647-462, 2015. [PDF]  

  • Mengchen Zhao, Bo An, Christopher Kiekintveld. An Initial Study on Personalized Filtering Thresholds in Defending Sequential Spear Phishing Attacks. Proceedings of the 2015 IJCAI Workshop on Behavioral, Economic and Computational Intelligence for Security. [PDF]  

  • Qingyu Guo, Bo An, Andrey Kolobov. Approximation approaches for solving security games with surveillance cost: A preliminary study. Proceedings of the Issues with Deployment of Emerging Agent-based Systems (IDEAS) Workshop, in conjunction with AAMAS'15. [PDF]  

  • Debarun Kar, Fei Fang, Francesco Delle Fave, Nicole Sintov, Arunesh Sinha, Aram Galstyan, Bo An, Milind Tambe. Learning bounded rationality models of the adversary in repeated Stackelberg security games. Proceedings of the Adaptive and Learning Agents (ALA) Workshop, in conjunction with AAMAS'15. [PDF]  

2014

  • Yue Yin, Bo An, Manish Jain. Game-theoretic resource allocation for protecting large public events. Proceedings of the 28th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'14), pp.826-834, 2014. [PDF] 

  • Thanh Nguyen, Amulya Yadav, Bo An, Milind Tambe, Craig Boutilier. Regret-based optimization and preference elicitation for Stackelberg security games with uncertainty. Proceedings of the 28th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'14), pp.756-762, 2014. [PDF]  

  • Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Bo An, Milind Tambe, Satinder Singh. Computing solutions in infinite-horizon discounted adversarial patrolling games. Proceedings of the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS'14), pp.314-322, 2014. [PDF]  

  • Galit Haim, Kobi Gal, Sarit Kraus, Bo An. Equilibrium strategies for human-computer negotiation in 3-player market settings. Proceedings of the 21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI'14), 2014, accepted. [PDF]  

  • Han Yu, Chunyan Miao, Bo An, Shen Zhiqi, Cyril Leung. Reputation-aware task allocation for human trustees. Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'14), pp.357-364, 2014. [PDF] 

  • Jiarui Gan, Bo An, Chunyan Miao. A scalable algorithm for solving taxi system efficiency optimization. Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'14), pp.1465-1466, 2014. [PDF] 

  • Yue Yin, Bo An, Manish Jain. Dynamic allocation of security resources for protecting targets with varying values. Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'14), pp.1473-1474, 2014. [PDF]  

  • Yuan Liu, Jie Zhang, Bo An, Sandip Sen. A simulation framework for measuring robustness of incentive mechanisms. Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'14), pp.1379-1380, 2014. [PDF]  

  • Qiong Wu, Chunyan Miao, Bo An. Modeling curiosity in virtual companions to improve human learners' learning experience. Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'14), pp.1401-1402, 2014. [PDF]  

  • Ya'akov (Kobi) Gal, Avi Rosenfeld, Sarit Kraus, Michele Gelfand, Bo An, Jun Lin. A new paradigm for the study of corruption in different cultures. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction (SBP'14), pp.261-268, 2014. [PDF] 

  • Jiang Rong, Tao Qin, Bo An. Quantal response equilibrium for sponsored search auctions: Computation and inference. Proceedings of The 10th workshop on Ad Auctions, in conjunction with the 15th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (EC), 2014. [PDF] 

  • Matthew Brown, Bo An, Christopher Kiekintveld, Fernando Ordonez, Milind Tambe. An extended study on multi-objective security games. Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, Vol.28, No.1, pp.31-71, 2014. [PDF] 

  • Han Yu, Zhiqi Shen, Chunyan Miao, Bo An, Cyril Leung. Filtering trust opinions through reinforcement learning. Decision Support Systems, Vol.66, pp.102-113, 2014. [PDF]  

  • Milind Tambe, Albert Jiang, Bo An, Manish Jain. Computational game theory for security: Progress and challenges. AAAI Spring Symposium on Spring Symposium on Applied Computational Game Theory, March 2014. [PDF] 

  • Jiarui Gan, Bo An. Minimum support size of the defender's strong Stackelberg equilibrium strategies in security games. AAAI Spring Symposium on Spring Symposium on Applied Computational Game Theory, March 2014. [PDF] 

  • Yue Yin, Bo An, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Jun Zhuang. Optimal deceptive strategies in security games: A preliminary study. AAAI Spring Symposium on Spring Symposium on Applied Computational Game Theory, March 2014. [PDF] 

2013

  • Jiarui Gan, Bo An, HaizhongWang, Xiaoming Sun, Zhongzhi Shi. Optimal pricing for improving efficiency of taxi systems. Proceedings of the 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'13), pp.2811-2818, 2013. [PDF] 

  • Han Yu, Miao Chunyan, Bo An. A reputation management model for resource constrained trustee agents. Proceedings of the 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'13), pp.418-424, 2013. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, Matthew Brown, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Milind Tambe. Security games with surveillance cost and optimal timing of attack execution. Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'13), pp.223-230, 2013. [PDF]  

  • Han Yu, Shen Zhiqi, Chunyan Miao, Bo An. A reputation-aware decision-making approach for improving the efficiency of crowdsourcing systems. Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'13), pp.1315-1316, 2013. [PDF]  

  • Bo An, Fernando Ordonez, Milind Tambe, Eric Shieh, Rong Yang, Craig Baldwin, Joseph DiRenzo, Ben Maule, Garrett Meyer. A deployed quantal response based patrol planning system for the US Coast Guard. Interfaces, Vol.43, No.5, pp.400-420, 2013. [PDF]  

  • Bo An, Nicola Gatti, Victor Lesser. Bilateral bargaining with one--sided uncertain reserve prices. Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, Vol.26, pp.420-455, 2013. [PDF] 

2012

  • Bo An, David Kempe, Christopher Kiekintveld, Eric Shieh, Satinder Singh, Milind Tambe, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik. Security games with limited surveillance. Proceedings of the 26th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'12), pp.1241-1248, July 2012. [PDF] 

  • Eric Shieh, Bo An, Rong Yang, Milind Tambe, Craig Baldwin, Joseph DiRenzo, Ben Maule, Garrett Meyer. PROTECT: An application of computational game theory for the security of the ports of the United States. Proceedings of the 26th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'12), pp.2173-2179, July 2012. [PDF] 

  • Matthew Brown, Bo An, Christopher Kiekintveld, Fernando Ordonez, Milind Tambe. Multi-objective optimization for security games. Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'12), pp.863-870, June 2012. [PDF] 

  • Eric Shieh, Bo An, Rong Yang, Milind Tambe, Craig Baldwin, Joseph DiRenzo, Ben Maule, Garrett Meyer. PROTECT: A deployed game theoretic system to protect the ports of the United States. Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'12), pp.13-20, June 2012. [PDF] 

  • Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Bo An, Milind Tambe. Adversarial Patrolling Games. Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'12), pp.1307-1308, June 2012. [PDF] 

  • Milind Tambe, Bo An. Game theory for security: A real-world challenge problem for multiagent systems and beyond. Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Game Theory for Security, Sustainability and Health, pp.69-74, 2012. [PDF] 

  • Manish Jain, Bo An, Milind Tambe. An overview of recent application trends at the AAMAS conference: security, sustainability and safety. AI Magazine, Vol.33, No.3, pp.14-28, 2012. [PDF]  

  • Bo An, Eric Shieh, Rong Yang, Milind Tambe, Craig Baldwin, Joseph DiRenzo, Ben Maule, Garrett Meyer. PROTECT - A deployed game theoretic system for strategic security allocation for the United States Coast Guard. AI Magazine, Vol.33, No.4, pp.96-110, 2012. [PDF]  

2011

  • Bo An, Milind Tambe, Fernando Ordonez, Eric Shieh, Christopher Kiekintveld. Refinement of strong Stackelberg equilibria in security games. Proceedings of the 25th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI'11), pp.587-593, August 2011. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, Victor Lesser, David Westbrook, Michael Zink. Agent-mediated multi-step optimization for resource allocation in distributed sensor networks. Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'11), pp.609-616, May 2011. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, Victor Lesser. Negotiation over decommitment penalty. Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'11), pp.1101-1102, May 2011. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, James Pita, Eric Shieh, Milind Tambe, Christopher Kiekintveld, Janusz Marecki. GUARDS and PROTECT: Next Generation Applications of Security Games. ACM SIGecom Exchanges, Vol.10, No.1, pp.31-34, March 2011. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, Manish Jain, Milind Tambe, Christopher Kiekintveld. Mixed-initiative optimization in security games: A preliminary report. AAAI Spring Symposium on Help Me Help You: Bridging the Gaps in Human-Agent Collaboration, pp.8-11, March 2011. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, Victor Lesser, Kwang Mong Sim. Strategic agents for multi-resource negotiation. Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, Vol.23, pp.114-153, 2011. [PDF]  

2010

  • Bo An, Victor Lesser, David Irwin, Michael Zink. Automated negotiation with decommitment for dynamic resource allocation in cloud computing. Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'10), pp.981-988, May 2010. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, Nicola Gatti, Victor LesserSearching for pure strategy equilibria in bilateral bargaining with one-sided uncertainty. Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'10), pp.1607-1608, May 2010. Technical Report.  

  • Bo An, Victor Lesser. Characterizing contract-based multi-agent resource allocation in networks. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 575-586, June 2010. [PDF] 

2009

  • Bo An, Nicola Gatti, Victor Lesser. Bilateral bargaining with one-sided two-type uncertainty. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT'09), Sep. 2009. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, Nicola Gatti, Victor Lesser. Extending alternating-offers bargaining in one-to-many and many-to-many settings. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT'09), Sep. 2009. [PDF] 

  • Kwang Mong Sim, Bo An. Evolving best-response strategies for market-driven agents using aggregative fitness GA. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part C, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 284-298, May 2009. [PDF] 

2008

  • Bo An, Fred Douglis, Fan Ye. Heuristics for negotiation schedules in multi-plan optimization. Proceedings of the Seventh International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'08), pp.551-558, 2008. [PDF]  

  • Bo An, Victor Lesser, Kwang Mong Sim. Decommitment in multi-resource negotiation. Proceedings of the Seventh International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS'08), pp.1553-1556, 2008. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, Kwang Mong Sim, Chunyan Miao, Zhiqi Shen. Decision making of negotiation agents using Markov Chains. Multiagent and Grid Systems Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 5-23, 2008. [PDF]  

2007

  • Bo An, Chunyan Miao, Zhiqi Shen. Market based resource allocation with incomplete information. Proceedings of the Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'07), pp.1193-1198, 2007. [PDF] 

  • Michael Krainin, Bo An, Victor Lesser. An application of automated negotiation to distributed task allocation. Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT'07), pp.138-145, 2007. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, Zhiqi Shen, Chunyan Miao, Daijie Cheng. Algorithms for transitive dependence based coalition formation. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 234-245, Aug. 2007. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, Kwang Mong Sim, Victor Lesser. Evolving the best-response strategy to decide when to make a proposal. Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, pp.1035-1042, 2007. [PDF] 

2006

  • Bo An, Kwang Mong Sim, Lianggui Tang, Shuangqing Li, Daijie Cheng. Continuous time negotiation mechanism for software agents. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 1261-1272, Dec. 2006. [PDF] 

  • Bo An, Chunyan Miao, Daijie Cheng. A coalition formation framework based on transitive dependence. IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol.E88-D, No.12, pp.2672-2680, Dec. 2005. [PDF]