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Multi-Agent Planning and Learning Lab

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Education

Marie desJardins and Susan Martin "CE21-Maryland: The state of computer science education in Maryland high schools" In Proceedings of the 44th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE-13), 2013

Marie desJardins "Computation, complexity, and emergence: An interdisciplinary honors seminar" In Proceedings of the 44th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE-13), 2013

Marie desJardins and Michael Littman "Broadening student enthusiasm for computer science with a great insights course" In Proceedings of the 41st ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE-10), pp. 157-161, 2010

Adam Anthony, Marie desJardins, and Steve Martin "A Multi-Agent Team Formation Framework for Classroom Instruction" In Working Notes of the AAAI Colloquium on AI Education, pp. 1-6, 2008 [PDF]

Priyang Rathod, Marie desJardins, and Suryakant Sansare "Interactive, incremental scheduling for Virtual Telescopes in Education" In Proceedings of the Third International NASA Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space, Houston, Texas, 2002 [PDF]

Machine Learning

Shawn Squire and Marie desJardins "Abstracting complex domains using modular object-oriented Markov decision processes" In AAAI-16 Student Abstract and Poster Program, 2016

James MacGlashan, Monica Babes¸-Vroman, Marie desJardins, Michael Littman, Smaranda Muresan, Shawn Squire, Stefanie Tellex, Dilip Arumugam, and Lei Yang "Grounding English commands to reward functions" In Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems Conference, Rome, Italy, 2015

Nicholay Topin, Nicholas Haltmeyer, Shawn Squire, John Winder, Marie desJardins, James MacGlashan "Portable option discovery for automated learning transfer in object-oriented Markov Decision Processes" In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-15), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2015

Marie desJardins, Tenji Tembo, Nicholay Topin, Michael Bishoff, Shawn Squire, James MacGlashan, Rose Carignan, and Nicholas Haltmeyer "Discovering subgoals in complex domains" In Working Notes of the AAAI 2014 Fall Symposium on Knowledge, Skill, and Behavior Transfer in Autonomous Robots, 2014

Shawn Squire and Marie desJardins "Autonomous hierarchical POMDP planning from low-level sensors" In Working Notes of the AAAI-13 Workshop on Learning Rich Representations from Low-Level Sensors, 2013

Shawn Biesan, Adam Anthony, and Marie desJardins "Block modeling in large social networks with many clusters" In Working Notes of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Social Networks and Social Contagion, 2012 [PDF]

Monica Babes-Vroman, Ruoyuan Gao, Richard Adjogah, James MacGlashan, Kevin Winner, Marie desJardins, Michael Littman, and Smaranda Muresan "Learning to Interpret Natural Language Instructions" In Working Notes of the AAAI 2012 Workshop on Grounding Language for Physical Systems, 2012 [PDF]

Eric Eaton and Marie desJardins "Selective transfer between learning tasks using set-based boosting" In Proceedings of AAAI-2011, 2011

Marie desJardins, Kiri Wagstaff, and James MacGlashan "Confidence-based feature acquisition to minimize training and test costs" In Proceedings of the 2010 SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM10), pp. 514-524, 2010 [PDF]

Kiri L. Wagstaff, Marie desJardins, and Eric Eaton "Modeling and learning user preferences over sets" In Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence (JETAI), 22(3): 237-268, 2010 [PDF]

Fusun Yaman, Thomas J. Walsh, Michael L. Littman, and Marie desJardins "Democratic approximation of lexicographic preference models" In Artificial Intelligence (special issue on Representing, Processing, and Learning Preferences: Theoretical and Practical Challenges), 175(7-8): 1290-1307, 2008 [PDF]

Marie desJardins, Priyang Rathod, and Lise Getoor "Learning structured Bayesian networks: Combining abstraction hierarchies and tree-structured conditional probability tables" In Computational Intelligence 24(1): 1-22, 2008 [PDF]

Eric Eaton, Marie desJardins, and John Stevenson "Using multiresolution learning for transfer in image classification" In Proceedings of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-2007) (student abstract), pp. 1852-1853, 2007 [PDF]

Eric Eaton and Marie desJardins "Knowledge transfer with a multiresolution ensemble of classifers" In Proceedings of the ICML 2006 Workshop on Transfer Learning, 2006 [PDF]

Marie desJardins "DD-PREF: A Language for Expressing Preferences Over Sets" In AAAI-05, 2005 [PDF]

Mithun Sheshagiri and Marie desJardins "Data persistence: A design principle for hybrid robot architectures" In Proceedings of the 2002 International Conference on Knowledge-Based Computing Systems, Mumbai, India, 2002 [PDF]

Multi-Agent Systems

Yasaman Haghpanah and Marie desJardins "Estimating accurate ratings by modeling the behavior of raters" In AAAI-2016 Workshop on Incentive and Trust in E-Communities (WIT-EC'16), 2016

Yasaman Haghpanah and Marie desJardins "CoRe: A cognitive reputation model" In Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2012), 2012

JJ Seymour, Joseph Tuzo, and Marie desJardins "Ant colony optimization in a changing environment" In Working Notes of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Complex Adaptive Systems, 2011 [PDF]

Joseph Tuzo, JJ Seymour, and Marie desJardins "Using a cellular automaton simulation to determine an optimal lane changing strategy on a multi-lane highway" In Working Notes of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Complex Adaptive Systems, 2011 [PDF]

Michael Smith and Marie desJardins "Learning to trust in the competence and discounting of agents" In Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems 18(1): 36-82, 2009 [PDF]

Matthew E. Gaston and Marie desJardins "The effect of network structure on dynamic team formation in multi-agent systems" In Computational Intelligence 24(2): 122-157, 2008 [PDF]

Blazej Bulka, Matthew Gaston, and Marie desJardins "Local strategy learning in networked multiagent team formation" In Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems 15(1): 29-45, 2007 [PDF]

Marie desJardins and Matthew Gaston "Speaking of relations: Connecting statistical relational learning and multiagent systems" In Proceedings of the ICML 2006 Workshop on Statistical Relational Learning, 2006 [PDF]

Michael J. Smith and Marie desJardins "A Model for Competence and Integrity in Variable Payoff Games" In Working Notes of the AAMAS-05 Workshop on Trust in Multiagent Systems, 2005 [PDF]

Matthew E. Gaston and Marie desJardins "A simple learning approach for endogenous network formation" In Working Notes of the AAAI-05 Workshop on Multiagent Learning, pp. 34-40, 2005 [PDF]

Matthew Gaston, Marie desJardins "Agent-Organized Networks for Multi-Agent Production and Exchange" In Proceedings of the 20th Nation Conference on Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1, 2005

Blazej Bulka, Matthew Gaston, Marie desJardins "Local learning to improve organizational performance in networked multiagent team formation" In Working Notes of the AAAI-05 Workshop on Multiagent Learning, 2005 [PDF]

Matthew E. Gaston and Marie desJardins "Agent-organized networks for dynamic team formation" In Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2005 [PDF]

Michael J. Smith and Marie desJardins "A framework for decomposing reputation in MAS into competence and integrity" In Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2005 [PDF]

Matthew E. Gaston, John Simmons, Marie desJardins "Adapting Network Structure for Efficient Team Formation" In Working Notes of the AAMAS-04 Workshop on Learning and Evolution in Agent-Based Systems, 2004 [PDF]

Priyang Rathod and Marie desJardins "Stable team formation among self-interested agents" In Working Notes of the AAAI-2004 Workshop on Forming and Maintaining Coalitions in Adaptive Multiagent Systems, pp. 29-36, San Jose, CA, AAAI Press, 2004 [PDF]

Matthew Gaston and Marie desJardins "Team formation in complex networks" In Proceedings of the North American Association for Computational Science and Organizational Science (NAACSOS) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, 2003 [PDF]

Planning

Nakul Gopalan, Marie desJardins, Michael L. Littman, James MacGlashan, Shawn Squire, Stefanie Tellex, John Winder and Lawson L.S. Wong. "Planning with Abstract Markov Decision Processes" In The 27th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, 2017 [PDF]

Shawn Squire, John Winder, Matthew Landen, Stephanie Milani, Marie desJardins "R-AMDP: Model-Based Learning for Abstract Markov Decision Process Hierarchies" In The Multi-disciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making 2017, 2017 [PDF]

John Winder, Shawn Squire, Matthew Landen, Stephanie Milani and Marie desJardins "Towards Planning With Hierarchies of Learned Markov Decision Processes" In ICAPS-2017 Integrated Execution of Planning and Acting Workshop, pg 50-53, 2017 [PDF]

Nakul Gopalan, Marie desJardins, Michael L. Littman, James MacGlashan, Shawn Squire, Stefanie Tellex, John Winder, Lawson L.S. Wong "Planning with Abstract Markov Decision Processes" In ICML-2016 Workshop on Abstraction in Reinforcement Learning, 2016 [PDF]

Mark Roberts, Adele Howe, Brandon Wilson, and Marie desJardins "What makes planners predictable?" In Proceedings of the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, pp. 288-295, 2008 [PDF]

Blazej Bulka and Marie desJardins "Integrating top-down planning with a bottom-up approach that learns to locally combine actions" In Working Notes of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Distributed Plan and Schedule Management, pp. 153-154, AAAI Press, 2006 [PDF]

Mithun Sheshagiri, Marie desJardins, and Tim Finin "A planner for composing services described in DAML-S" In Proceedings of the ICAPS-03 Workshop on Planning for Web Services, Trento, Italy, 2003 [PDF]

Karen L. Myers, Michael J. Wolverton, W. Mabry Tyson, Peter A. Jarvis, Thomas J. Lee, and Marie desJardins "PASSAT: User-centric planning technology" In Proceedings of the Third International NASA Workshop on Planningand Scheduling for Space, Houston, Texas, 2002 [PDF]

Visualization

Penny Rheingans, Marie desJardins, Wallace Brown, Alex Morrow, Doug Stull, and Kevin Winner "Visualizing uncertainty in predictive models" In Scientific Visualization: Uncertainty, Multifield, Biomedical, and Scalable Visualization, Charles D. Hansen, Min Chen, Christopher R. Johnson, Arie Kaufman, and Hans Hagen, eds., Springer-Verlag Inc, Mathematics and Visualization Series, 2014

David Trimm, Penny Rheingans, and Marie desJardins "Analyzing student course histories using visual composition" In Proceedings of InfoVis 2012, 2012

Patricia Ordonez, Marie desJardins, Carolyn Feltes, Christoph Lehmann, and James Fackler "Visualizing multivariate time series data to detect specific medical conditions" In Proceedings of the AMIA 2008 Annual Symposium, pp. 530-534, 2008, 2008 [PDF]

Marie desJardins, James MacGlashan, and Julia Ferraioli "Interactive visual clustering" In Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, pp. 361-364, 2007 [PDF]

Jason Pearlman, Penny Rheingans, and Marie desJardins "Visualizing diversity and depth over a set of objects" In IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, pp. 35-45, 2007 [PDF]

Jim Blythe, Mithila Patwardhan, Tim Oates, Marie desJardins, and Penny Rheingans "Visualization support for fusing relational, spatio-temporal data: Building career histories" In Proceedings of FUSION 2006, pp. 1-7, IEEE Press, 2006 [PDF]

Blazej Bulka, Marie desJardins and Stephen J. Freeland "An interactive visualization tool to explore the biophysical properties of amino acids and their contribution to substitution matrices" In BMC Bioinformatics 7:329, 2006 [PDF]

Poonam Shanbhag, Penny Rheingans, and Marie desJardins "Temporal visualization of planning polygons for efficient partitioning of geo-spatial data" In Proceedings of InfoVis 2005, p. 28, 2005 [PDF]

Srinivas Bhagavatula, Penny Rheingans, and Marie desJardins "Discovering high-level parameters for visualization design" In Proceedings of EuroVis 2005: Eurographics/IEEE-VGTC Symposium on Visualization, 2005 [PDF]

Kishalay Kundu, Chad Sessions, Marie desJardins, and Penny Rheingans "Three-dimensional visualization of hierarchical task network plans" In Proceedings of the Third International NASA Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space, Houston, Texas, 2002 [PDF]

Other

Gymama Slaughter, Zach Kurtz, Marie desJardins, Peter F. Hu, Colin Mackenzie, Lynn Stansbury, and Deborah M. Stein "Prediction of mortality" In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BIOCAS-12), 2012

Yasaman Haghpanah, Wolf Ketter, Jan van Dalen, and Marie desJardins "SmartRate: A rating interpretation mechanism for agents in Smart Grid markets" In Proceedings of the International Conference on Electronic Commerce 2012 (ICEC-12), 2012 [PDF]

Eric Eaton, Marie desJardins, and Sara Jacob "Multi-view constrained clustering with an incomplete mapping between views" In Knowledge and Information Systems, 2012 [PDF]

Michael Smith and Marie desJardins "Learning to trust in the competence and commitment of agents" In Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems 18(1): 36-82, 2009 [PDF]

Eric Eaton, Marie desJardins, and Terran Lane "Using Functions on a Model Graph for Inductive Transfer" In Proceedings of the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practices of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD), pp. 317-332, 2008 [PDF]

Eric Eaton, Marie desJardins, and Terran Lane "Modeling transfer relationships between learning tasks for improved inductive transfer" In Proceedings of the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practices of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD), pp. 317-332, 2008

Brandon Wilson and Marie desJardins "Forming stable, overlapping coalitions in an open multi-agent system" In Working Notes of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Regarding the Intelligence in Distributed Intelligent Systems, pp. 120-123, 2007 [PDF]

Markus Dale and Marie desJardins "The FAME Problem Domain For Distributed Planning" In Working Notes of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Regarding the Intelligencein Distributed Intelligent Systems, 2007 [PDF]

Adam Anthony and Marie desJardins "Data clustering with a relational push-pull model" In Proceedings of the ICDM-07 Workshop on Optimization-Based Data Mining Techniques with Applications, pp 189-194, 2007 [PDF]

Fusun Yaman and Marie desJardins "More-or-less CP-networks" In Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Conference on Uncertainty in Artifcial Intelligence (UAI-07), pp. 434-441, 2007 [PDF]

Yi Lu, Blazej Bulka, Marie desJardins and Stephen Freeland "Amino acid quantitative structure property relationship database: A web-based platform for quantitative investigations of amino acids" In Protein Engineering, Design, and Selection 20: 347-351, 2007 [PDF]

Marie desJardins, Blazej Bulka, Ryan Carr, Andrew Hunt, Eric Jordan, and Penny Rheingans "Heuristic search and information visualization methods for school redistricting" In AI Magazine, Special Issue on Innovative Applications (Best Papers of IAAI-2006), pp. 59-72, AAAI Press, 2007 [PDF]

Adam Anthony and Marie desJardins "Open problems in relational data clustering" In Proceedings of the ICML 2006 Workshop on Statistical Relational Learning, 2006 [PDF]

Qianjun Xu, Marie desJardins, and Kiri Wagstaff "Constrained Spectral Clustering under a Local Proximity Structure Assumption" In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference of the Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS-05), pp. 866-867, 2005 [PDF]

Matthew E. Gaston and Marie desJardins "Social network structures and their impact on multi-agent system dynamics" In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference of the Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS-05), pp. 32-37, 2005 [PDF]

Marie desJardins "Case Study: Teaching Research Skills to Computer Science Graduate Students" In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (EISTA 2005), 2005 [PDF]

Marie desJardins, Lise Getoor, and Priyang Rathod "Bayesian Network Learning with Abstraction Hierarchies and Context-Specic Independence" In In Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML-2005), pp. 485-496, 2005 [PDF]

Qianjun Xu, Marie desJardins, and Kiri Wagstaff "Active Constrained Clustering by Examining Spectral Eigenvectors" In Proceedings of Discovery Science 2005, 2005 [PDF]

Balaji Viswanathan and Marie desJardins "A model for large-scale team formation for a disaster rescue problem" In Working Notes of the 2nd Workshop on the Coordination of Large-Scale Multi-Agent Systems (LSMAS 2005), 2005 [PDF]

Marie desJardins "Representing and reasoning with probabilistic knowledge: A Bayesian approach" In Proceedings of the Ninth Conference on Uncertainty in AI, 2003 [PDF]

Marie desJardins "Research directions in interactive AI" In Working Notes of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Personalized Agents, North Falmouth, MA, 2002 [PDF]