6th Italian Workshop on Planning and Scheduling (IPS 2015)

The aim of IPS is to bring together researchers attacking different aspects of planning and scheduling problems, and to introduce new researchers to the community. The last edition of this workshop was held on December 2013, hosted by the University of Turin, in the context of the 13th Conference of the Italian Association for AI (AI*IA 2013).
Although the primary target of this series of workshops is the Italian community of P&S, the aim is to attract an international gathering.

The workshop includes - but is not limited to - the following topics:

  • Novel Planning and Scheduling Algorithms
  • Applications and Case Studies of Planning and Scheduling Techniques
  • Case-Based Planning
  • Classical Planning
  • Complexity Analysis for Planning and Scheduling
  • Conformant/Contingent Planning
  • Constraint Reasoning/OR Techniques for Planning and Scheduling
  • Distributed and Multi-agent Planning and Scheduling
  • Hierarchical Task Network Planning and Knowledge-based Planning
  • Knowledge Acquisition and Engineering for Planning and Scheduling
  • Machine Learning for Planning and Scheduling
  • Multi-agent Planning
  • Plan and Schedule Execution, Monitoring and Repair
  • Plan Recognition
  • Planning in Hybrid Domains
  • Planning in Robotics
  • Planning and Scheduling Under Uncertainty
  • Planning With Resources and Time Constraints
  • Real-time Planning and Scheduling
  • Validation and Verification in Planning and Scheduling

Official Web Page: http://ips2015.istc.cnr.it

For general information about paper submission instructions, please refer to the Call for Papers page.


AIDE will be held in Council Room - First Floor, Palazzo Giordani (Giordani Palace): Corso Ercole I d'Este, 44 - Building Plan

The program is downloadable here.

 22 September 2015 
Session IMetrics & Tools
09.15-09.40Evaluating Autonomous Controllers: An Initial AssessmentPablo Muñoz, Amedeo Cesta, Andrea Orlandini and Maria D. R-Moreno
09.40-10.05Quality Metrics to Evaluate Flexible Timeline-Based PlansAlessandro Umbrico, Andrea Orlandini and Marta Cialdea Mayer
10.05-10.30ROSPlan: Planning in the Robot Operating SystemMichael Cashmore, Maria Fox, Derek Long, Daniele Magazzeni, Bram Ridder and Okkes Emre Savas
Coffee break
Session IIHeuristics and Applications
11.00-11.30New Heuristics for Timeline-based PlanningRiccardo De Benedictis and Amedeo Cesta
11.30-12.00On the use of Landmarks in LPGFrancesco Benzi, Alfonso E. Gerevini, Alessandro Saetti and Ivan Serina
12.00-12.30Automated Planning for Urban Traffic Control: Strategic Vehicle Routing to Respect Air Quality Limitations Open questions & DiscussionLukas Chrpa, Daniele Magazzeni, Keith McCabe, Lee McCluskey and Mauro Vallati
Lunch Break
Session IIIScheduling Algorithms & Applications
14.30-15.00A discrete Differential Evolution Algorithm to Solve Multi-Objective Permutation Flowshop Scheduling ProblemsMarco Baioletti, Alfredo Milani and Valentino Santucci
15.00-15.30Web Services and Automated Planning for Intelligent CalendarsGeorge Markou, Anastasios Alexiadis and Ioannis Refanidis
15.30-16.00Multi-objective Flexible Flow-Shop Scheduling with Energy CostsAngelo Oddi, Riccardo Rasconi and Amedeo Cesta
Coffee break
Session IVSpreading the use of Planning
16.30-17.00In Search of a Lost Target via Monte Carlo Simulation and Automated PlanningSara Bernardini, Maria Fox and Derek Long
17.00-17.30Offline and Online Plan Library Maintenance in Case-based PlanningAlfonso E. Gerevini, Anna Roubickova, Alessandro Saetti and Ivan Serina
17.30-18.00Social Continual Planning in Open Multiagent SystemsMatteo Baldoni, Cristina Baroglio and Roberto Micalizio
18.00-18.10Final Discussion & WrapUp

Organising Committee

Gabriella Cortellessa

Daniele Magazzeni
King's College London

Marco Maratea
University of Genova

Ivan Serina
University of Brescia