Lorentz Center - Rich Cognitive Models for Policy Design and Simulation from 12 Jan 2009 through 16 Jan 2009
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    Rich Cognitive Models for Policy Design and Simulation
    from 12 Jan 2009 through 16 Jan 2009

 
Preliminary Program

Program

 

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Monday 12 January 2009

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09:00 – 09:20           Registration

09:20 – 09:30           Introduction and welcome by Lorentz Center

09:30 – 09:45           Introduction by organizers

 

09:45 – 10:45           Silverman: Can richly detailed, socio-cognitive agent models

                                 help with social dilemmas?

 

 

10:45 – 11:15           Coffee Break

 

 

11:15 – 12:15           Presentations scenarios  (Catholijn, Wander, Virginia)

 

12:15 – 12:45           Forming groups around topics and/or themas

 

 

12:30 – 14:00           Lunch break

 

 

14:00 – 16:30           Discussion groups including coffee break

16:30 – 17:00           Plenary session: presentation groups ambitions

 

17:00                        Wine & Cheese party

 

 

 

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Tuesday 13 January 2009

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09:00 – 10:20           Gilbert: Do we really need cognitive models for policy design and

                                 simulation?

10:20 – 10:30           Group changes

 

 

10:30 – 11:00           Coffee Break

 

 

11:00 – 11:45           Hofstede: What makes us tick?

 

11:45 – 12:30           F. Dignum: How norms influence behavior and behavior           

                                 influences norms

 

 

12:30 – 14:00           Lunch break

 

 

14:00 – 15:30           Discussion groups: formulate research questions, including

                                 methodology, and usability issues

 

 

15:30 – 16:00           Coffee break

 

 

16:00 – 17:00           Interactive program plenary: present group RQs, reactions

                                 Mediator: Liz Sonenberg

 

 

 

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Wednesday 14 January 2009

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09:00 – 10:30           Conte: For a Knowledge Based Governance: Institution Reputation

                                

 

10:30 – 11:00           Coffee Break

 

 

11:00 – 12:30           Groups: WP formulation discussions plus swot analysis, appoint

                                 WP leader

 

 

12:30 – 14:00           Lunch break

 

 

14:00 – 15:30           Paper presentations

 

                                 Session 1: Modeling

 

                                 Passengers Steering Trains: A Multi-Actor Approach for

                                 Operations and Control in the Netherlands Railways
                                 Niels Faber, Renι Jorna, Erwin Abbink, Ramon Lentink en Fred van Blommestein

                                 (abstract nr. 3)

 

                                 Crowd & Riot behaviour modelling: An approach were

                                 science and policy can meet

                                 Nanda Wijermans (abstract  nr. 6)

 

                                 Modelling Contextually Rich Agents in Research on

                                 Internationalised Conflict

                                 Armando Geller (abstract  nr. 9)

 

                                 Modeling decision makers in supply chains for transport

                                 policy evaluation

                                 Linda Ramstedt (Paul Davidsson) (abstract  nr. 10)

 

 

15:30 – 16:00         Coffee break

 

 

16:00 – 17:00         Paper Presentations

 

                                 Session 2: Simulation

 

                                 Usefulness of Social Simulation To Stakeholders

                                 Pablo Lucas, Scott Moss (abstract  nr. 8)

 

                                 The effect of policies to reduce GHG on individual behavior

                                 Bart Hoevenaars (abstract  nr. 13)

 

 

                                 The Influence of Culture on Decision Making in Trade

                                  Tim Verwaart (abstract  nr. 16)

 

                                 A strategy experiment in dynamic asset pricing

                                            Hommes, Cars, Joep Sonnemans, Jan Tuinstra and Henk van de Velden (abstract  nr. 15)

 

                                 Engineering Emergent Actor-Agent Behaviour

                                 Gouman, Wijngaards, Nieuwenhuis (abstract  nr. 12)

 

 

18:30                       Social dinner in Restaurant Malle Jan – Leiden

 

 

 

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Thursday 15 January 2009

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09:00 – 10:30         Bradshaw: We Regulate to Coordinate: Toward a Theory of Joint Activity in

                                  Human-Machine Collaboration

 

 

10:30 – 11:00         Coffee Break

 

 

11:00 – 12:30         Presentation WPs, what is missing/who can contribute?

                                 (possibly change groups composition)

 

12:30 – 14:00         Lunch break

 

 

14:00 – 15:30         Paper presentations

                                      

                                 Session 3: Cognition

                                

                                 A Model to Simulate Empathy

                                 Guillaume Deffuant (abstract  nr. 11)

 

                                 A Conceptual Linkage Between Cognitive Architectures

                                 And Social Interaction

                                 Kees Zoethout & Wander Jager (abstract t nr. 1)

 

                                 Using psychological theories for agent-based models

                                 of public   reaction to policies

                                 Andreas Ernst (abstract  nr. 4)

 

                                 Using Cognitive Agents for Training Complex Tasks

                                 Karel van den Bosch (abstract nr. 18)

 

 

15:30 – 16:00         Coffee break

 

 

16:00 – 17:00         Paper presentations

 

                                 Session 4: Culture and Norms

 

                                 Fulfilling Collective Obligations in Human-Agent

                                 Teams using KAoS Policies

                                 Jurriaan van Diggelen (abstract  nr. 2)

 

                                 Complex Mimetic Systems

                                 Hans Weigand (abstract  nr. 5)

 

                                 Self-organised dominance relations between the sexes:

                                 a model and primate data

                                 Charlotte K. Hemelrijk (abstract  nr. 19)

 

 

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Friday 16 January 2009

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09:00 – 10:30         Presentations

 

                                 Session 5: Agency and Adaptation

 

                                 Normative frameworks and business processes

                                 Julian Padget (abstract  nr. 14)

 

                                 MOISE  framework and ORA4MAS

                                 Olivier Boissier, Jomi Hubner (abstract nr. 7)

 

                                 Designing almost human agents

                                 Piter Dykstra, Wander Jager (abstract  nr. 17)

 

                                 Computing Apparent Mental Causation: A Computational

                                 Model of the Self-Attribution of Agency

                                  Koen Hindriks (abstract  nr. 20)

 

 

10:30 – 11:00         Coffee Break

 

 

11:00 – 12:30         Groups Finalize WPs proposal

 

 

12:30 – 14:00         Farewell Lunch

 

 

14:00 – 15:00         Presentation group results

15:00 – 15:30         Discuss next steps, follow up meetings

 

 

15:30     End of workshop

 

 

 

 

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