AAAI 2012 Spring Symposium
Game Theory for Security, Sustainability and Health

  Update: Tentative Schedule  

Symposium Objective
  There is a large and growing interest in applying game theory to security, health, and sustainability; which are grand challenges for engineering in the 21st century. In fact, the last five years have seen game theory based systems developed and applied to real-world domains. For example, software assistants have been developed for randomized patrol planning for the Los Angeles International Airport police, the Federal Air Marshal Service and the United States Transportation Security Administration. Also game theory has been utilized for decentralized control, operation and management of future generation electricity.
While there has been significant progress, there still exist many major challenges facing the design of effective approaches to deal with the difficulties in security, health and sustainability. Addressing these challenges requires collaboration from different communities including artificial intelligence, game theory, operations research, social science, and psychology. This symposium is structured to encourage a lively exchange of ideas between members from these communities.
  Topics of Interest  
  • Game theory foundations
  • Algorithms for scaling to very large games
  • Human factors and intelligent user interfaces
  • Agent/human interaction for preference elicitation and optimization
  • Risk analysis
  • Decision making under uncertainty
  • Multi-agent simulation
  • Software development
  • Modeling and Evaluation
  • Distributed control in energy systems
Confirmed Invited Speakers
  This symposium will feature presentations for all accepted papers. There will be invited talks and a panel discussion by experts from a variety of relevant fields.  
  Submission Requirements  
  Full papers (8 pages maximum) on completed original work and short papers (4 pages maximum) on ongoing work or descriptions of problems and proposed approaches/solutions are invited. We also welcome survey papers and demos of practical systems. Submit papers in AAAI-style via Easychair.

Note that according to AAAI publication policy, papers presented in the symposium are allowed to be submitted later to a conference/journal.
  Important Dates  
  • October 20, 2011 - Submissions due
  • November 4, 2011 - Acceptance/rejection notices sent with instructions for final copies of accepted papers
  • January 20, 2012 - Final papers due
  • February 10, 2012 - Invited participants registration deadline
  • March 2, 2012 - Final (open) registration deadline
  • March 26 to 28, 2012 - Symposium at Stanford University, California.
  Organizing Committee  
  Chair :
  Other Members :
  Technical Program Committee (Tentative list)  
  Game Theory for Security, Sustainability and Health, AAAI 2012 Spring Symposium