International Joint Agent Workshop and Symposium (IJAWS) 2012
Yamaha Resort Tsumagoi, Kakegawa, Shizuoka, Japan
October 24 (Wed) - October 26 (Fri) 2012

Important Dates

Abstracts due

Sunday August 12th, 2012
Friday August 17th, 2012Closed

Full Manuscript due

Friday August 24th, 2012
Friday August 31st, 2012Closed

Acceptance notified

Monday September 10th, 2012
Monday September 17th, 2012

Final Manuscripts due

Monday September 24th, 2012
Sunday September 30th, 2012Closed

Early Registration Deadline

Friday October 5th, 2012Closed

Workshop & Symposium

October 24th - October 26th, 2012Closed


JAWS is a national workshop and symposium on Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and related topics, held annually in Japan since 2002. International JAWS (IJAWS) is the English language stream of JAWS, consisting of research paper presentations and invited talks, and has been held as a part of JAWS since 2010. IJAWS aims to foster participation of international students and young researchers by allowing research presentation, discussions and debate in English, and to increase the level and quality of English language publication on Agent-related topics in Japan.

Researchers and research students are cordially invited to submit research papers in English to IJAWS on the following topics:

  • Intelligent Agent frameworks and architectures
  • Agent-Human interfaces and interactions
  • Agent communication languages and protocols
  • Agents and Natural language processing
  • Agent coordination technologies
  • Topics in Agent theory and practice (reasoning, planning, sensing, etc.)
  • Mechanism design, Auctions, and Market computing
  • Single and Multi-agent learning
  • Agents and communication networks
  • Agents and E-commerce
  • Agents and optimization/sustainability
  • Agents and parallel computing
  • Agents and simulation
  • Agents and social networks
  • Agent applications in Robotics
  • Deployed agent systems (commercial, industrial, etc)
Other topics related to agents are also welcome.


JAWS/IJAWS will feature a Best Paper award, an IJAWS Best Paper award, a Young Researcher award, and Student Best Paper award, to be determined by vote of the JAWS/IJAWS Program Committee.


Congratulations! iJAWS Best Paper Award:
A Scalable Distributed Architecture for Network- and QoS-aware Service Composition
Adrian Klein, Fuyuki Ishikawa, Shinichi Honiden

Look! We are pleased to announce that Prof. Robert Kowalski, Imperial College London, will give an invited talk on Friday afternoon, 26th, at JAWS/IJAWS. Please see the details(PDF).

Closed Abstract submission is closed.

Closed Manuscript submission is closed.
Detailed formatting guidelines are still available in the CFP page.

Look! Now we have sent notifications to all authors. Please contact us if you did not receive it yet.

Look! We extended the deadline for camera-ready (final) manuscript submissions. For details, see the notification you received.

Important! Now we uploaded the information about early registration and hotel reservation application. The application form is available at this page. Early registration deadline is 5th October 2012.

The conference venue is Yamaha Resort Tsumagoi, which is located at Kakegawa. You can access to the venue by our shuttlebus from Kakegawa Station. Further details will be provided soon at this site.