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MAPLE Lab @ UMBC

Multi-Agent Planning and Learning Lab

April 2, 2006

The latest excitement in the lab: Eric Eaton was accepted for the AAAI/SIGART Doctoral Consortium, to be held in conjunction with AAAI this summer. This event becomes more competitive every year, and is a great opportunity for Eric to present his new ideas on multiresolution learning. …

Written by Shawn Squire on Sunday April 2, 2006


November 28, 2005

Congratulations to the following recent student accomplishments: Matt Gaston successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on November 14, making him the first Ph.D. student to graduate from the MAPLE lab. The fall graduate commencement ceremony will be held on December 22 -- come see me …

Written by Shawn Squire on Monday November 28, 2005


May 2, 2005

The following papers were all accepted in the last couple of weeks: Matthew E. Gaston and Marie desJardins, "Agent-organized networks for multi-agent production and exchange." AAAI (paper presentation). Marie desJardins and Kiri Wagstaff, "DD-PREF: A language for expressing …

Written by Shawn Squire on Monday May 2, 2005


December 5, 2004

Qianjun passed her preliminary exam today, and will advance to candidacy after the paperwork works its way through the bureaucracy. Congratulations!

Written by Shawn Squire on Sunday December 5, 2004


September 3, 2004

After passing his preliminary exam on August 30, Matt Gaston was officially advanced to candidacy for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Matt is the first MAPLE student to advance to candidacy. Congratulations!

Written by Shawn Squire on Friday September 3, 2004


August 12, 2004

Yan passed her Master's Thesis defense today! Congratulations to her! Unlike another recent Master's recipient, who lied about Disney Land, Yan really will travel to California for a relaxing vacation before returning home to China.

Written by Shawn Squire on Thursday August 12, 2004


August 6, 2004

Mithun Sheshagiri passed his Master's thesis defense and will graduate this semester. Congratulations!

Written by Shawn Squire on Friday August 6, 2004


April 30, 2004

Priyang successfully defended his Master's Thesis today and passed! Congratulations, Priyang! When asked what he was going to do next, he replied, "I'm going to Disney Land!" When asked what he was most looking forward to, he replied, "sleeping." Those interested in occupying his soon-to-be-empty …

Written by Shawn Squire on Friday April 30, 2004


April 29, 2004

Congratulations to Priyang and Marie for having the following paper accepted to the AAAI 2004 Workshop on Forming and Maintaining Coalitions in Adaptive Multiagent Systems, which will be held in San Jose, CA, in August: Priyang Rathod and Marie desJardins "Stable Team Formation Among …

Written by Shawn Squire on Thursday April 29, 2004


January 16, 2004

Undergraduate Research Position Open (This position has been filled) Dr. desJardins is looking for one or two CMSC undergraduates to work on an NSF-funded research project. The project, which is a collaborative effort with Dr. Kiri Wagstaff at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, …

Written by Shawn Squire on Friday January 16, 2004