Publications - James Pita

Journal Papers

Software Assistants for Randomized Patrol Planning for The LAX Airport Police and The Federal Air Marshals: Finalist, EURO Excellence in Practice Award EEPA'2010 Interfaces, 2010 (with Manish Jain, Jason Tsai, Chris Kiekintveld, Shyamsunder Rathi, Fernando Ordonez, and Milind Tambe)

Robust Solutions to Stackelberg Games: Addressing Bounded Rationality and Limited Observations in Human Cognition: Artificial Intelligence Journal, 174(15):1142-1171, 2010 (with Manish Jain, Fernando Ordonez, Milind Tambe, and Sarit Kraus)

Conference Papers

A Robust Approach to Addressing Human Adversaries in Security Games Proceedings of the 20th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2012 (with Richard John, Rajiv Maheswaran, Milind Tambe, and Sarit Kraus)

A Robust Approach to Addressing Human Adversaries in Security Games: (Extended Abstract) Proceedings of the 11th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2012 (with Richard John, Rajiv Maheswaran, Milind TAmbe, Rong Yang, and Sarit Kraus)

Game Theory and Human Behavior: Challenges in Security and Sustainability Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Algorithmic Decision Theory, 2011 (with Rong Yang, Milind Tambe, Manish Jain, Jun-young Kwak, and Zhengyu Yin)

GUARDS - Innovative Application of Game Theory for National Airport Security: Best Paper Track Proceedings of the 22nd International Joint Conference on Aritificial Intelligence, 2011 (with Milind Tambe, Christopher Kiekintveld, Shane Cullen, and Erin Steigerwald)

GUARDS - Game Theoretic Security Allocation on a National Scale: Best Paper - Innovative Applications Track Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2011 (with Milind Tambe, Christopher Kiekintveld, Shane Cullen, and Erin Steigerwald)

Real-World Security Games: Toward Addressing Human Decision-Making Uncertainty:(Extended Abstract) Doctoral Consortium at the 10th International Joint Conference on Automous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2011

Effective Solutions for Real-World Stackelberg Games: When Agents Must Deal with Human Uncertainties: Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2009 (with Manish Jain, Fernando Ordonez, Milind Tambe, Sarit Kraus, and Reuma Magori-Cohen)

Computing Optimal Randomized Resource Allocations for Massive Security Games:" Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2009 (with Chris Kiekintveld, Manish Jain, Jason Tsai, Fernando Ordonez, and Milind Tambe)

Deployed ARMOR Protection: The Application of a Game Theoretic Model for Security at the Los Angeles InternationalAirport: Finalist for Best Paper Proceedings of the Industry Track of the 7th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2008 (with Manish Jain, Janusz Marecki, Craig Western, Christopher Portway, Milind Tambe, Fernando Ordonez, Praveen Paruchuri, and Sarit Kraus)

TRUE STORY: Dynamically Generated, Contextually Linked Quests in Persistent Systems: Proceedings of Future Play, 2007 (with Brian Magerko and Scott Brodie)

Workshop Papers

A Robust Solution Concept for Human Bounded Rationality in Security Games Proceedings of the Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems Workshop on Human-Agent Interaction Design and Models (HAIDM), 2012 (with Richard John, Rajiv Maheswaran, Milind Tambe, and Sarit Kraus)

Toward Addressing Human Behavior with Observational Uncertainty in Security Games: Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Workshop on Applied Adversarial Reasoning and Risk Modeling (AARM), 2011 (with Rong Yang, Milind Tambe, and Richard John)

Randomizaing Security Activities with Attacker Circumvention Strategies: Proceedings of the Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems Workshop on Optimisation in Multi-Agent Systems (OPTMAS), 2010 (with Christopher Kiekintveld, Michael Scott, and Milind Tambe)

Robust Solutions in Stackelberg Games: Addressing Boundedly Rational Human Preference Models: Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence 4th Multidiciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling, 2008 (with Manish Jain, Fernando Ordonez, Christopher Portway, Milind Tambe, Craig Western, Praveen Paruchuri, and Sarit Kraus)

Book Chapters

ARMOR Software: A Game Theoretic Approach for Airport Security: Book Chapter in "Protecting Airline Passengers in the Age of Terrorism" by Praeger Publishers, 2008 (with Manish Jain, Fernando Ordonez, Christopher Portway, Milind Tambe, Craig Western, Praveen Paruchuri, and Sarit Kraus)

Articles

GUARDS and PROTECT: Next Generation Applications of Security Games: SIGecom Exchanges: 10.1, 2011 (with Bo An, Eric Shieh, Milind Tambe, Christopher Kiekintveld, and Janusz Marecki)

Security Applications: Lessons of Real-World Deployment: SIGecom Exchanges: 8.2, 2009 (with Harish Bellamane, Manish Jain, Chris Kiekintveld, Jason Tsai, Fernando Ordonez, and Milind Tambe)

Bayesian Stackelberg Games and their Application for Security at Los Angeles International Airport: SIGecom Exchanges: 7.2, 2008 (with Manish Jain, Milind Tambe, Fernando Ordonez, Praveen Paruchuri, and Sarit Kraus)

Using Game Theory for Los Angeles Airport Security: Article in Artificial Intelligence Magazine 30(1):43-57, 2009 (with Manish Jain, Fernando Ordonez, Christopher Portway, Milind Tambe, Craig Western, Praveen Paruchuri, and Sarit Kraus)

Oral Presentations

Resource Allocation for Heterogeneous Security Activities Against Diverse Threats: INFORMS Computing Society Conference, 2011 (with Christopher Kiekintveld and Milind Tambe)

Resource Allocation Decisions Against Adaptive Adversaries: Best Student Presentation in the Homeland Security Specialty Group Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, 2010 (with Christopher Kiekintveld and Milind Tambe)

Lessons Learned from Deployed Game Theoretic Security Applications: Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, 2010 (with Milind Tambe, Manish Jain, Jason Tsai, and Fernando Ordonez)

Poster Presentations

Game Theoretic Approaches for Randomization in Security Resource Allocation: DIMACS/CCICADA Workshop on Adversarial Decision Making, 2010 (with Christopher Kiekintveld, Manish Jain, and Milind Tambe)

A Game Theoretic Approach for Randomization in Security: A Report from the Trenches: Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, 2009 (with Milind Tambe, Chris Kiekintveld, Matthew Taylor, and Fernando Ordonez)

Dealing with Human Uncertainties in Stackelberg Games: The Third Annual Department of Homeland Security University Network Summit, 2009 (with Milind Tambe)

Infrastructure Security via Randomization: A Game Theoretic Model and its Application at the Los Angeles International Airport: IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (With Technical Assistance from the Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate), 2008 (with Manish Jain, Janusz Marecki, Fernando Ordonez, Christopher Portway, Milind Tambe, Craig Western, Praveen Paruchuri, and Sarit Kraus)

Demo Papers

ARMOR Security for Los Angeles International Airport: AAAI Intelligent Systems Demonstrations, 2008 (with Manish Jain, Fernando Ordonez, Christopher Portway, Milind Tambe, Craig Western, Praveen Paruchuri, and Sarit Kraus)

Tutorials and Demos

Game Theory for Security Tutorial Slides

ARMOR Approach Demo

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