Programme of BCT4MAS 2018

Accepted papers will have 20 minutes for presentations and 5 minutes for questions.
Moreover, the authors are required to briefly present a final slide introducing the open challenges envisioned.

The workshop will be open by the keynote given by the keynote titled "Blockchain for Intelligent Systems: Research Perspectives”" given by Prof. Andrea Omicini.

The workshop will be concluded by a selected panel where the chairs, the presenters and the attendants will summarize the contributions and will discuss the presented open challenges. The envisioned objectives and milestones will then be organized composing a roadmap paper for the future steps in the cross-domain of Blockchain technologies for Multi-Agent Systems.

Schedule of BCT4MAS 2018

(definitive schedule)
    [9.15 - 10.00]
    Keynote: Blockchain for Intelligent Systems: Research Perspectives
    Speaker: Prof. Andread Omicini

    [10.00 - 10.30]
    Paper: Reputation Management in Multi-Agent Systems using Permissioned Blockchain Technology
    Authors: Davide Calvaresi, Valerio Mattioli, Alevtina Dubovitskaya, Aldo F. Dragoni and Michael Schumacher

    [10.30 - 11.00] Coffee break

    [11.15 - 11.45]
    Paper: Blockchain for Trustworthy Coordination: A First Study with LINDA and Ethereum
    Authors: Giovanni Ciatto, Stefano Mariani and Andrea Omicini

    [11.45 - 12.15]
    Paper: On the Collaborative Governance of Decentralized Edge Microclouds with Blockchain-based Distributed Ledgers
    Author: Felix Freitag

    [12.15 - 12.45]
    Paper: Towards Automated Contract handling
    Authors: René Schumann, Audrey Dupont and Yvan Bétrisey

    [13.00 - 14.00] Lunch break

    [14.00 - 14.30]
    Paper: MAS-aided Approval for Bypassing Decentralized Processes: an Architecture
    Authors: Timotheus Kampik, Amro Najjar and Davide Calvaresi

    [14.30 - 15.00]
    Paper: An Innovative IPFS-Based Storage Model for Blockchain
    Authors: Zheng Qiuhong, Dong Xinghua, Li Yi and Chen Ping

    [15.00 - 15.30]
    Activity: Round Table
    Participants: RTcMAS Presenters and audience

    [16.00 - 16.30] Coffee break