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The Multi-Agent Programming Contest: A résumé [article]

Tobias Ahlbrecht
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The Multi-Agent Programming Contest, MAPC, is an annual event organized since 2005 out of Clausthal University of Technology.  ...  We present previous editions of the contest and also its current scenario and results from its use in the 2019 MAPC with a special focus on its suitability.  ...  Last but not least, we thank all teams that entered our Contest in the last 15 years and helped to keep it alive.  ... 
arXiv:2006.02739v1 fatcat:y3sc726psveeradojormv2324y

LFC: Combining Autonomous Agents and Automated Planning in the Multi-Agent Programming Contest [article]

Rafael C. Cardoso and Angelo Ferrando and Fabio Papacchini
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The 2019 Multi-Agent Programming Contest introduced a new scenario, Agents Assemble, where two teams of agents move around a 2D grid and compete to assemble complex block structures.  ...  To implement our strategies, we use the multi-agent systems development platform JaCaMo to program our agents and the Fast Downward planner to plan the movement of the agent in the grid.  ...  Introduction The Multi-Agent Programming Contest (MAPC) is an annual event to promote the use and improvement of agent programming languages.  ... 
arXiv:2006.02736v1 fatcat:beamipqktzccxckipu7p47w454

Agent programming in the cognitive era

Rafael H. Bordini, Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni, Koen Hindriks, Brian Logan, Alessandro Ricci
2020 Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems  
As such, the paper can be seen as presenting a vision for the future of Agent-Oriented Programming, particularly from the point of view of researchers with interests in Engineering Multi-Agent Systems  ...  Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (2020) 34:37 1 3 37 Page 2 of 31 programmers.  ...  Acknowledgements At the time of writing, Rafael Bordini was on a sabbatical leave funded by CAPES at  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10458-020-09453-y fatcat:cth3ua6rhrcbrfv2yudqwo2wtm

Contested Community Politics [chapter]

Iselin Åsedotter Strønen
2017 Grassroots Politics and Oil Culture in Venezuela  
account of this program).  ...  What this case showed is thus the multi-faceted notion of community as it is used in Bolivarian political discourse.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-59507-8_5 fatcat:p3ooctd64ndw5mmpij7ynj5uqq

Contesting Expertise in Prison Law

Lisa Kerr
2014 McGill Law Journal  
this article, are thus novel, emerging sites of contestation to the CCRA itself.  ...  essential to the protection" of the government 90 Margo Schlanger calls for scholarship that attends to the multi-player politics of institutional reform litigation, rather than a focus on the doctrine-creating  ... 
doi:10.7202/1027719ar fatcat:icvmmxevbra4jnztpsop63xbie

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: [chapter]

2011 Contesting the Future of Nuclear Power  
Furthermore, the effect of the blending agent on CO and THC is unknown.  ...  multi-walled nanotubes (Figure 2 ).  ...  Approach • Specify a mixture (blend) of a small number of individual hydrocarbons and some of the typical gasoline additives. • Test the benchmark fuel in the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) auto-thermal  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789814360616_0007 fatcat:6w6o7wa42zgddd3v3ea3gfhp4i

Governing the ungovernable: contesting and reworking REDD+ in Indonesia

Abidah B. Setyowati
2020 Journal of Political Ecology  
The findings also suggest that the agency of communities in engaging, negotiating and even contesting the REDD+ initiative is closely linked to the history of their prior engagement in conservation and  ...  Building on the Foucauldian governmentality literature and drawing on a case study of Ulu Masen Project in Aceh, Indonesia, this article examines the practices of subject making through which REDD+ seeks  ...  Résumé La réduction des émissions dues à la déforestation et à la dégradation des forêts (REDD +) est rapidement devenue une approche dominante pour atténuer le changement climatique.  ... 
doi:10.2458/v27i1.23185 fatcat:wg3hw4n3m5f5zkukttdmpc4liu

Planting Trees to Mitigate Climate Change: Contested Discourses of Ecological Modernization, Green Governmentality and Civic Environmentalism

Karin Bäckstrand, Eva Lövbrand
2006 Global Environmental Politics  
In 1976 the scientist Freeman J. Dyson proposed a worldwide emergency plantgrowing program as a temporary response to the rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.  ...  At the resumed COP 6 in Bonn half a year later, "sinks in the CDM" became part of a larger compromise aimed at "saving the protocol" after the US withdrawal from the Kyoto negotiations.  ... 
doi:10.1162/152638006775991911 fatcat:wjpiyjkhuzaphgrkeeiq2u5rjq

Contesting moralities: the politics of wildlife trade in Laos

Sarinda Singh
2008 Journal of Political Ecology  
Instead, the focus becomes the contestation that is often hidden within such dichotomies. Keywords: Conservation, wildlife, Lao PDR, CITES  ...  Illegal and unregulated trade in wildlife has been characterized by conservation groups as a great risk for wildlife worldwide and the prime threat for remaining wildlife populations in Laos.  ...  Contestation in the global regulation of the wildlife trade In this section I draw attention to the construction of international conservation discourses as an ongoing process of contestation.  ... 
doi:10.2458/v15i1.21685 fatcat:3gdfj7eg2zbopkzjd2ys2mv5sa

Fort Jesus: Guiding the Past and Contesting the Present in Kenya

João Sarmento
2010 Tourism Geographies  
Résumé: Fort Jésus: interprétation du passé et contestation du présent au Kenya Cet article se concentre sur l'interprétation de Fort Jésus, au Kenya, un fort construit par les portugais au seizième siècle  ...  While the study reveals that the guides are not a homogeneous group, one of the shared positions is their resentfulness towards the inability of the coastal region to control and benefit from tourism.  ...  This research was supported by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (Scholarship SFRH/BSAB/731/2007).  ... 
doi:10.1080/14616681003725185 fatcat:vulzqe7rkvchzmpal5itc6iseu

Articulating resilience in practice: chains of responsibilisation, failure points and political contestation

Tudorel Vilcan
2016 Resilience - International Policies, Practices and Discourses  
contestations play out.  ...  Resilience has become a fashionable concept in UK policy making in the last years.  ...  intensities) by a plethora of other local and regional agencies, formal association and market agents.  ... 
doi:10.1080/21693293.2016.1228157 fatcat:it7iats7hngwnpkzux5wseefra

Chinese Heritage in the making: experiences, negotiations and contestations

Qi Ai
2018 International Journal of Heritage Studies (IJHS)  
This includes a critical exploration of the politics of heritage and its categories, such as the contested distinction 'tangible' and 'intangible' heritages; the analysis of the conflicts triggered by  ...  Publications The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) is a research and exchange platform based in Leiden, the Netherlands.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors of the chapters in this volume took part in a conference on cultural heritage in China: 'Contested Understandings, Images and Practices',  ... 
doi:10.1080/13527258.2018.1557237 fatcat:5lbnmdciqvbt3dgpmsq2qxsx2e

Contesting Settler Colonial Accounts: Temporality, Migration and Place-Making in Scarborough, Ontario

Paloma E. Villegas, Patricia Landolt, Victoria Freeman, Joe Hermer, Ranu Basu, Bojana Videkanic
2021 Studies in Social Justice  
The concept of differential inclusion and assemblages methodology are proposed as a way to understand the relationship between Indigeneity and migration in a settler colonial context.  ...  The paper develops this conceptual proposal through an analysis of a single place over time: Scarborough, Ontario.  ...  We also thank our co-authors and all of the participants of the Crossing Scarborough, Nation, Migration & Place-Making between the TRC and the 150 workshop: Ranu Basu, Amar Bhatia, T. L.  ... 
doi:10.26522/ssj.v14i2.2211 fatcat:y36begzy7bakpbt6vzpostm2a4

Contestations of resource extraction projects via digital media in two Nunavut communities

Willow Scobie, Kathleen Rodgers
2013 Études / Inuit / Studies  
Contestations de projets d'extraction de ressources naturelles via les médias numériques dans deux communautés du Nunavut Cette étude examine l'utilisation des médias numériques en réponse à des propositions  ...  Abstract: Contestations of resource extraction projects via digital media in two Nunavut communities This study examines the use of digital media in two Nunavut communities in response to proposed resource-extraction  ...  The dynamics described here reach far beyond State-Indigenous relations.  ... 
doi:10.7202/1025711ar fatcat:6ucrlf57zfhwznwqve6v66jpqm

Narratives of a Contested Relationship: Unravelling the Debates in the EU and Turkey

Hanna-Lisa Hauge, Ebru Ece Özbey, Atila Eralp, Wolfgang Wessels
2019 Zenodo  
Applying a narrative approach, the paper aims to deconstruct a debate, which has been characterized by a plurality or even cacophony of stories by different actors.  ...  Based on a qualitative coding of a vast set of official documents from EU and Turkey (ca. 280 documents), it draws the following main conclusions: Different in nature: Turkish and European narratives vary  ...  The Association Council resumed its activities one year earlier, in 1986.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2611308 fatcat:6kvauiltibau5bjf4ntqsu6w4y
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