LINGUIST List 12.750

Mon Mar 19 2001

FYI: Course/Multi-Agent System, Chat/Richard Lederer

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  1. CM Jonker, Course: Design of Intelligent Multi-Agent Systems
  2. Wordsmith, Online chat with Richard Lederer

Message 1: Course: Design of Intelligent Multi-Agent Systems

Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2001 01:39 +0100
From: CM Jonker <jonkercs.vu.nl>
Subject: Course: Design of Intelligent Multi-Agent Systems

Design of Intelligent Multi-Agent Systems
=========================================

 5-day course that is half theory and half practice
 Time: June 6 - June 12, 2001
 Place: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

In this course, the basic concepts and characteristics of agents will be
addressed, and a systematic compositional design methodology for multi-agent
systems will be presented.

Course material and instructions are in English.

If you would like to participate in this course, please send in a
registration form before May 6th, 2001.

DETAILED COURSE CONTENTS
========================

Can be found at http://www.cs.vu.nl/~wai/demas

Aim of the course
=================

In this course, participants learn to construct transparent,
structured conceptual designs of multi-agent systems, to specify
conceptual and detailed designs, and to transform specifications into
implementations. In addition, participants learn to use graphical
tools designed to support modelling, specification, implementation and
testing of multi-agent systems.


Course fee and registration
=========================== 

The course fee is NLG 2500 (which is approximately 1135 EURO, and
NLG 1 is approximately USD 0.41 as of March, 2001). See, e.g.,
http://www.gwk.nl for the latest rates. The form should be returned before 
May 6th, 2001. 
A 50% reduction is available for a restricted number of Ph.D. students. 
The total number of participants is limited. 
The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam reserves the right to
cancel or postpone the course.


Course coordination
==============================
For more information, contact: 
 dr. C.M. Jonker 
 Department of Artificial Intelligence 
 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 
 De Boelelaan 1081a
 1081 HV Amsterdam 
 The Netherlands 
 tel: +31 20 44 47743 / +31 20 44 47700 
 fax: +31 20 44 47653 
 email: jonkercs.vu.nl

More information can be found at the course's Web-site:
http://www.cs.vu.nl/~wai/demas/

DESIGN OF INTELLIGENT MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS
=========================================

5-day course
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
June 6 - June 12, 2001


REGISTRATION FORM
=================

Please print out the following form, complete
it and return it to:

dr. C.M. Jonker
Department of Artificial Intelligence
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
De Boelelaan 1081a
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands
tel: +31 20 44 47743 / +31 20 44 47700
fax: +31 20 44 47653

It is also possible to send an email with corresponding contents to 
jonkercs.vu.nl, prior to sending a hard copy or fax of the form with 
your signature.



Name: _______________________________________________________________

Affiliation: _______________________________________________________________

Address: _______________________________________________________________

Postal code: _______________________________________________________________

City: _______________________________________________________________

Country: _______________________________________________________________

Telephone: _______________________________________________________________

Fax: _______________________________________________________________

E-mail: _______________________________________________________________
Dietary
restrictions: _______________________________________________________________

Send invoice to: ___ address above ___ other:

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

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The course fee (NLG 2500) will be paid within three weeks after receipt of the
invoice. I, the undersigned, agree to the given cancellation regulation.

Date: _____________________ Signature: ______________________


See also: http://www.cs.vu.nl/~wai/demas/

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Message 2: Online chat with Richard Lederer

Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2001 21:06:58 -0500
From: Wordsmith <infowordsmith.org>
Subject: Online chat with Richard Lederer

Announcing online chat with Richard Lederer, author of books on language and
humor, such as, _Crazy English_, _Anguished English_, and _The Word Circus_.
This event takes place on March 26, 2001 at 6 PM EST (11 PM GMT) at
http://wordsmith.org/chat . Admission is free.
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