Call for Papers

We invite you to submit your best work in the area of agents and multiagent systems to AAMAS-2022, the 21st International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, to be held in Auckland in May 2022.

 We are planning for the conference to be held physically in Auckland in 2022. However, the public health situation might make it infeasible, in which case the conference would transition either to a virtual or hybrid setting. We expect to make the final decision by the end of 2021 (however, as with all things related to recent events, there is a degree of uncertainty here).

All submissions will be rigorously peer-reviewed and evaluated on the basis of the overall quality of their technical contribution, taking into account criteria such as originality, significance, soundness, reproducibility, clarity, relevance to the conference, quality of presentation, as well as understanding and appropriate referencing of the state of the art.

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission: 1 October 2021
  • Paper submission: 8 October 2021

  • Rebuttal period: 22-25 November 2021

  • Author notification: 20 December 2021

  • Camera-ready paper submission: 28 January 2022

  • Conference: 9-13 May 2022

    All deadlines are at the end of the day specified, anywhere on Earth (UTC-12).

 

Areas of Interest

We welcome the submission of technical papers describing significant and original research on all aspects of the theory and practice of autonomous agents and multiagent systems. If you are new to this community, then we encourage you to consult the proceedings of previous editions of the conference to fully appreciate the scope of AAMAS. At the time of submission, you will be asked to associate your paper with one of the following 10 areas of interest:

  • Coordination, Organisations, Institutions, and Norms
  • Markets, Auctions, and Non-Cooperative Game Theory
  • Social Choice and Cooperative Game Theory
  • Knowledge Representation, Reasoning, and Planning
  • Learning and Adaptation
  • Modelling and Simulation of Societies
  • Humans and AI / Human-Agent Interaction
  • Engineering Multiagent Systems
  • Robotics
  • Innovative Applications

The reviewing process for each of these areas will be coordinated by dedicated area chairs familiar with the particularities of the area they are responsible for. We reserve the right to transfer a paper to a different area in case we believe that doing so will improve the quality of the reviewing process. You will have the opportunity to react to preliminary versions of the reviews of your paper (so-called ‘rebuttal’) before we take a final decision regarding the acceptance of your paper.

 

Special Tracks

In addition to the main track, AAMAS-2022 will feature three special tracks, the Blue Sky Ideas Track, the JAAMAS Track, and the Demo Track, each with a separate Call for Papers.

The focus of the Blue Sky Ideas Track is on visionary ideas, long-term challenges, new research opportunities, and controversial debate. The JAAMAS Track offers authors of papers recently published in the Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (JAAMAS) that have not previously appeared as full papers in an archival conference the opportunity to present their work at AAMAS-2022. The Demo Track, finally, allows participants from both academia and industry to showcase their latest developments in agent-based and robotic systems.