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Doctoral course

Distributed Decision Making in Multiagent Systems, 3.5 credits

Course information

Research education subject

  • Computer Science

Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus

Course period

06 October 2023 - 12 January 2024


Course content

The course discusses new and established research in multiagent systems. Based on formal grounding in game theory and mechanism design, different interaction situations that autonomous agents have to solve are discussed for both, cooperative and antagonistic settings: task allocation and coordination in cooperative systems; social choice (voting), auctions and markets, negotiation and coalition formation for egoistic agents.

Course information

The course will be offered during the period October 6, 2023 - January 12, 2024. The course runs in parallel with the SMARTer course on DAI/MAS.

There are three obligatory seminars: Kick Off seminar October 6 (09:15-13:00), Paper Seminar November 10 (09:15-TBA), Final Seminar January 12 (09:15-TBA). The Voluntary Catchup Seminar is on December 8 (09:15 - TBA). 

While the first seminar is a kickoff meeting, the second contains presentations based  on literature, and the third a presentation of the students concept. In addition, there are a number of assignments to be done. 

How to sign up for the course

The last day to sign up for the course was September 15, 2023 but the course is open for late registration. For interest in signing up for the course, contact the research administration.