April 29, 2017
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Social adaptation in conversational agents
Stefan Kopp
Technology interfaces can improve human-machine interaction when they learn to adapt to users in social settings.

Self-organizing ants find new paths to scalability
Robert Tolksdorf
The principles of locality and decentralization found in nature could be the key to managing Web data traffic, as shown in initial experiments with a semantic store.

Simulating the emergence and innovation of norms
Ulf Lotzmann, Michael Möhring, and Klaus G. Troitzsch
Modelling situations in which agents can take offence at other agents' behaviour enables them to invent, learn and evolve social rules in a realistic way.

Diplomacy game: the test bed
Angela Fabregues and Carles Sierra
A rich shared-application domain is helping to further current research on negotiation and trust.

Employing symbiotic robots to enhance pervasive systems
Florian Schlachter, Eugen Meister, Serge Kernbach, and Paul Levi
Combining swarm and reconfigurable robotics enables various forms of adaptation and can extend the range of pervasive-system applications.

Creating artificial life for fun, one cell at a time
Steve Grand
Sim-biosis is a computer simulation game, currently in development, which will make many design principles of distributed adaptive systems accessible to the general public.

Information sharing is enhanced using trust models
Stephen Marsh
Understanding trust, forgiveness, and regret may enable adaptive reasoning for agents that have to account for the risks of sharing information with others.

Reflective assistant: an ideal friend
Nikola Serbedzija
The ultimate goal of the 'reflective approach' in a multidisplinary computing environment is to design genuinely friendly future control systems suited to the needs of individual users.