This track is composed of extended versions of award winning papers from select AI conferences. The specific award for each paper is indicated below.


Generic Constraint-based Block Modeling using Constraint Programming

CP 2019 Best Paper Award
Alex Mattenet, Ian Davidson, Siegfried Nijssen and Pierre Schaus

On Super Strong ETH

SAT 2019 Best Paper Award
Nikhil Vyas and Ryan Williams

Zone pAth Construction (ZAC) based Approaches for Effective Real-Time Ridesharing

ICAPS 2019 Best Applications Paper Award sponsored by UTRC
Meghna Lowalekar, Pradeep Varakantham and Patrick Jaillet

The PETLON Algorithm to Plan Efficiently for Task-Level-Optimal Navigation

AAMAS 2018 Best Robotics Track Paper
Shih-Yun Lo, Shiqi Zhang and Peter Stone

Constraint and Satisfiability Reasoning for Graph Coloring

CP 2018 Best Paper Award
Emmanuel Hebrard and George Katsirelos

Towards Partial Order Reductions for Strategic Ability

AAMAS 18, nominated for Best Paper Award
Wojciech Jamroga, Wojciech Penczek, Teofil Sidoruk, Piotr Dembiński and Antoni Mazurkiewicz

Simulating Offender Mobility: Modeling Activity Nodes from Large-Scale Human Activity Data

AAMAS 2018 Pragnesh Jay Modi Best Student Paper Award
Raquel Rosés, Cristina Kadar, Charlotte Gerritsen, Chris Rouly

Adversarial Attacks on Crowdsourcing Quality Control

HCOMP 2018 Best Paper Award
Alessandro Checco, Jo Bates, Gianluca Demartini

HTN Planning as Heuristic Progression Search

ICAPS 2018 Best Student Paper Award
Daniel Höller, Pascal Bercher, Gregor Behnke, Susanne Biundo

Annotator Rationales for Labeling Tasks in Crowdsourcing

HCOMP 2016 Best Paper Award
Mucahid Kutlu, Tyler McDonnell, Tamer Elsayed and Matthew Lease

Using Task Descriptions in Lifelong Machine Learning for Improved Performance and Zero-Shot Transfer

IJCAI 2016 Distinguished Student Paper Award
Mohammad Rostami, David Isele, Eric Eaton

Optimal Torpedo Scheduling

CP 2017 Best Student Paper Award
Adrian Goldwaser, Andreas Schutt

Rationalisation of Profiles of Abstract Argumentation Frameworks: Characterisation and Complexity

AAMAS 2016 Best Paper Award
Stéphane Airiau, Elise Bonzon, Ulle Endriss, Nicolas Maudet, Julien Rossit

Welfare Effects of Market Making in Continuous Double Auctions

AAMAS 2015 Pragnesh Jay Modi Best Student Paper Award
Elaine Wah, Mason Wright, Michael P. Wellman

Market Interfaces for Electric Vehicle Charging

The Best Innovative Applications Paper, AAMAS 2016
Sebastian Stein, Enrico H. Gerding, Adrian Nedea, Avi Rosenfeld, Nicholas R. Jennings

Semantic Visualization with Neighborhood Graph Regularization

AAAI 2014 Honorable Mention for Outstanding Paper
Tuan M. V. Le, Hady W. Lauw

Predicting Twitter User Demographics using Distant Supervision from Website Traffic Data

AAAI 2015 Outstanding Paper Honorable Mention
Aron Culotta, Nirmal Kumar Ravi, Jennifer Cutler

A Compositional Framework for Grounding Language Inference, Generation, and Acquisition in Video

ACL 2013 Best Paper Award
Haonan Yu, N. Siddharth, Andrei Barbu, Jeffrey Mark Siskind

Weighted Electoral Control

AAMAS 2013 Best Paper Award Finalist
Piotr Faliszewski, Edith Hemaspaandra, Lane A. Hemaspaandra

Sensitivity of Diffusion Dynamics to Network Uncertainty

AAAI 2013 Honorable Mention for Best Paper
A. Adiga, C. J. Kuhlman, H. S. Mortveit, A. K. S. Vullikanti

Probabilistic Inference in Credal Networks: New Complexity Results

UAI 2013 Best Student Paper
D. D. Maua, C. P. de Campos, A. Benavoli, A. Antonucci

Improving Delete Relaxation Heuristics Through Explicitly Represented Conjunctions

ICAPS 2012 Best Paper Award
E. Keyder, J. Hoffmann, P. Haslum

HC-Search: A Learning Framework for Search-based Structured Prediction

AAAI 2013 Outstanding Paper Award
J.R. Doppa, A. Fern, P. Tadepalli

Game-Theoretic Patrolling with Dynamic Execution Uncertainty and a Case Study on a Real Transit System

AAMAS 2013 Best Paper Award Finalist
F.M. Delle Fave, A.X. Jiang, Z. Yin, C. Zhang, M. Tambe, S. Kraus, J. P. Sullivan

Modelling Observation Correlations for Active Exploration and Robust Object Detection

ICAPS 2011 Best Student Paper
J. Velez, G. Hemann, A. S. Huang, I. Posner, N. Roy

Plan-based Policies for Efficient Multiple Battery Load Management

ICAPS 2011 Best Paper Award
M. Fox, D. Long, D. Magazzeni

Completeness Guarantees for Incomplete Ontology Reasoners: Theory and Practice

AAAI 2010 Outstanding Paper Award
B. Cuenca Grau, B. Motik, G. Stoilos, I. Horrocks

Computing All-Pairs Shortest Paths by Leveraging Low Treewidth

ICAPS 2011 Honorable Mention for Best Student Paper
L. R. Planken, M. M. de Weerdt, R. P.J. van der Krogt

SAS+ Planning as Satisfiability

AAAI 2010 Outstanding Paper Award
R. Huang, Y. Chen, W. Zhang

Theoretical and Practical Foundations of Large-Scale Agent-Based Micro-Storage in the Smart Grid

AAMAS 2010 iRobot Best Paper Award and Honorable Mention for the 2016 IJCAI-JAIR Best Paper Prize
P. Vytelingum, T. D. Voice, S. D. Ramchurn, A. Rogers, N. R. Jennings

Towards Flexible Teamwork

2012 IFAAMAS Award for Influential Papers in Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems
M. Tambe

A Market-Oriented Programming Environment and its Application to Distributed Multicommodity Flow Problems

2012 IFAAMAS Award for Influential Papers in Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems
M. P. Wellman