Profs. Ed Durfee and Martha Pollack are recipients of the International
Foundation of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (IFAAMAS)
influential paper award, for their papers:
M. E. Bratman, D. J. Israel,
and M E. Pollack. Plans and resource-bounded practical reasoning,
Computational Intelligence, 4(4):349 355, 1988
E. H. Durfee and V. R. Lesser Partial Global Planning: A Coordination
Framework for Distributed Hypothesis Formation, IEEE Transactions on
Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 21(5): 11671183, 1991
Prof. Durfee is
professor and member of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Prof.
Pollack is Dean of the School of Information, and professor and member of
the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
This award recognizes papers that have had a significant impact on the
field of agents and multi-agent systems, and will be presented at The
Seventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems
(AAMOS08) this May in Portugal.