Agile mine scheduling through contingent planning (Making the Pilbara Blend)
Photo courtesy of Rio Tinto Iron Ore Pty. Ltd.
Agile mine scheduling project description
Foundations of human-agent collaboration: situation-relevant information sharing
Collaborative Systems project description
Agent oriented software engineering (AOSE)
Intelligent Information Systems
Automated planning languages (MIndiGolog & CollabLP)
Models of interaction & context-aware applications
Transaction-oriented multi-agent systems
Research Centre Participation
The Agentlab has active research programs within the following research centres at the University.
The Optimisation group of Australia's ICT Research Centre of Excellence (NICTA), within the Victoria Research Laboratory at the University of Melbourne.
The Intelligent Information Systems theme of the The Defence Science Institute and the
Natural Disaster Managment Research Initiative.
Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society
at the University of Melbourne.
MIndiGolog: A multi-agent, concurrent programming and planning language based on the situation calculus.
G12: A constraint programming platform.
REBEL Version 1.1.0: A tool for the
ROADMAP agent-oriented software engineering methodology.
CollabLP: A multi-agent collaborative logic programming language.
NOSA: A standards-compliant sensor-network middleware.
HAVE & CTF: human-agent virtual environment and capture-the-flag multi-agent simulations.
MIT Press Books - by Agentlab Members
Leon Sterling and Kuldar Taveter,
The Art of Agent-Oriented Modeling, The MIT Press, 2009
Kim Marriott and Peter Stuckey,
Programming with Constraints
, The MIT Press, 1998
Sterling, L. and Shapiro, E.,
The Art of Prolog, 2nd Edition, MIT Press, 1994
COMP90054 Software Agents
COMP90046 Constraint Programming
COMP90048 Declarative Programming
COMP90053 Program Analysis and Transformation
COMP90045 Programming Language Implementation
COMP90051 Statistical and Evolutionary Learning
COMP30021 Theoretical Computer Science
Miegunyah Visiting Fellow Prof Giuseppe De Giacomo & Assoc Prof Diego Calvenese
Professor Giuseppe De Giacomo and
Associat Profressor Diego Calvenese
visited the Intelligent Agent laboratory in the Department of Computing and Information Systems, Melbourne School of Engineering from 26 July - 25 August 2013.
Giuseppe presented a public lecture on Tuesday 13th August, the slides are now available
PhD Scholarships Available
PhD applicants invited to apply for 2013 - the agentlab presently has a range of exciting research opportunities for graduates to do their thesis in the area of intelligent agents - funded by APA, APAI, Melbourne University scholarships and NICTA top-up scholarships and DSI (STRAPA) scholarhips, please contact
Adrian Pearce for more information if you are interested in applying.
Future postgraduates (applications invited)
Applications for PhD or Masters by research, funding is availble via competitively awarded scholarships.
Postgraduates (PhD candidates)
Agents-Vic (Google group)
Recent Conference participation
International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-13), Beijing, August 3-9, 2013
International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2013), Saint Paul Minnesota, May 6-10, 2013
Companies, start-ups & supporting organisations