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8th Workshop on Applications of Software Agents - WASA 2018

Novi Sad, Serbia, June 25-27, 2018 WASA 2018
in conjunction with
8th International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics - WIMS 2018

DEADLINE for paper submission has been EXTENDED until January 25, 2018

Workshop Description

Software agent technologies reached a certain level of maturity that allows development of applications spanning from lab prototypes to mature real-life systems, in domains that could have not been imagined before. Furthermore, software agent technologies proved their usefulness in synergy with methods of intelligent computing and artificial intelligence.

The aim of the WASA workshop is to contribute to the advancement of technologies and applications of software agents' with a special interest in intelligent computing including, but not limited to: reasoning, semantics, pattern recognition, learning and cognition, etc. The workshop welcomes papers addressing research and experience reports on various applications of software agents. Papers describing finalized research, as well as work-in-progress, are welcome. The topics of the workshop cover, broadly understood, software agent and intelligent technologies connected to applications and experiences in areas like:

  • e-business
  • social networks
  • e-learning
  • grid and cloud computing
  • gaming
  • smart environments
  • e-health
  • multimedia
  • disaster and crisis management
  • virtual organizations
  • simulation
  • energy conservation
  • sustainability and green computing
  • planning and decision making
  • traffic control
  • image and video understanding
  • manufacturing and industrial management

etc. (but this list is not exhaustive).


Program Chairs

  • Mirjana Ivanovic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
  • Maria Ganzha, University of Gdansk and IBS PAN, Poland

Program Co-chairs

  • Marcin Paprzycki, IBS PAN and WSM, Poland
  • Costin Badica, University of Craiova, Romania

Program Committee Members (tentative)

  • Amelia Badica, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Olivier Boissier, ENS Mines Saint-Etienne, France
  • Paolo Bresciani, FBK, Italy
  • Marius Brezovan, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Mihaela Colhon, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Weihui Dai, Fudan University, China
  • Giancarlo Fortino, University of Calabria, Italy
  • Adrian Groza, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Galina Ilieva, University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarsky”, Bulgaria
  • Nicolae Jascanu, “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania
  • Gordan Jezic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Systä Kari, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • Petros Kefalas, University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Florin Leon, Technical University “Gheorghe Asachi” of Iasi, Romania,
  • Marin Lujak, University Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
  • Viorel Negru, West University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Andrea Omicini, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Agostino Poggi, University of Parma, Italy
  • Ilias Sakellariou, University of Macedonia, Greece
  • Denis Trcek, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Important Dates

Submission of papers to WASA: February 7, 2018
Notification of acceptance: March 25, 2018
Camera-ready papers: April 25, 2018
Paper registration: April 25, 2018
Workshop: June 25-27, 2018

Post-conference publication

A selection of the best papers accepted and presented at WASA'2018 will be invited for extension and possible inclusion (subject to an additional review process) into a Special Issue of an internationally recognized journals:

  1. ComSIS - Computer Science and Information Systems Journal, Two-year impact factor (2016): 0.837.,
  2. Information Technology And Control, Impact factor (2016): 0.475,

Previous editions

7th Workshop on Applications of Software Agents - WASA 2017
6th Workshop on Applications of Software Agents - WASA 2016
5th Workshop on Applications of Software Agents - WASA 2015
4th Workshop on Applications of Software Agents - WASA 2014
3rd Workshop on Applications of Software Agents - WASA 2013
2nd Workshop on Applications of Software Agents - WASA 2012
1st Workshop on Applications of Software Agents - WASA 2011

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