23rd Soar Workshop Schedule

June 23-27, 2003

Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

Monday

June 23

 

 

9:00am

5:00pm

John Laird

Beginning Tutorial: ATL

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

June 24

 

 

9:00am

5:00pm

John Laird

Beginning Tutorial: ATL

10:00am

12:00pm

Bob Mariner

SGIO: Soar Technology  Quick Reference Guide

1:00pm

 

5:00pm

 

Deryle Lonsdale

Mike Manookin

NL-Soar: Soar Technology

 

7:00pm

10:00pm

 

Welcome: Pizza House

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

June 25

 

 

8:45am

9:00am

John Laird

Welcome

9:00am

9:15am

John Laird

Soar MOUTBot update

9:15am

9:30am

Brad Best

ACT-R applied to MOUT

9:30am

9:45am

Michael Parent

Haunt 2 Soar Bots

9:45am

10:00am

Jon Beard

Cooperative Interface Agents for Networked Command and Control

10:00am

10:15am

Brian Magerko

Incorporating User Modeling into Interactive Drama

10:15am

10:30am

Michael van Lent

Commercial Platform Training Aids

10:30am

11:00am

 

Break

11:00am

12:00pm

James Albus

4D/RCS Reference Model Architecture for Intelligent Vehicles

12:00pm

1:00pm

 

Lunch

1:00pm

1:15pm

Alex Kerfoot

Soar as a High Level AI with SGIO

1:15pm

1:30pm

John Hawkins

Learning Action Models through ILP

1:30pm

1:45pm

Tolga Konik

Efficient Rule Testing in Learning by Observation

1:45pm

2:00pm

John Laird

Beyond Chunking

2:00pm

2:15pm

Andy Nuxoll

Episodic Memory for Soar

2:15pm

2:30pm

Shelley Nason

Reinforcement Learning and Soar

2:30pm

3:30pm

 

Learning Discussion

3:30pm

4:00pm

 

Break

4:00pm

4:30pm

Scott Wallace

Validating Agent Behavior

4:30pm

4:45pm

Scott Wallace

Soar Future Discussion Topics

4:45pm

5:00pm

Randy Jones

Radical Randy Revisited


 

Thursday

June 26

 

 

8:45am

9:00am

Sean Lisse

The Phase System: Towards Modular Encapsulation in Soar

9:00am

9:15am

Bob Mariner

Soar and Related Projects Refresh on SourceForge

9:15am

9:40am

Doug Pearson

Rapid Model Building From Diagrams and Examples

9:40am

9:45am

Bob Wray

PWRUP: Playbook & Whiteboard for Soar Development

9:45am

10:00am

Sean Lisse

DAML2Soar: An Ontology to Soar Translator

10:00am

10:15am

Frank Ritter

A Higher Level Behavior Representation Language 4 Soar

10:15am

10:20am

Frank Ritter

Soar-FAQ Reminder and New Book

10:20am

10:25am

Glenn Taylor

VISTA Update

10:25am

10:30am

John Laird

Visual Soar Update

10:30am

11:00am

 

Break

11:00am

12:00pm

Pat Langley

ICARUS

12:00pm

1:00pm

 

Lunch

1:00pm

1:15pm

Brad Best

ACT-R: Learning the Architecture, Debugging, and Creating

1:15pm

1:30pm

David Ray

SoarDoc: Soar Documentation Generator

1:30pm

2:30pm

 

Usability Discussion #1     Survey Results    Usability 1    Capabilities

2:30pm

3:30pm

 

Usability Discussion #2         Usability 2

2:30pm

3:30pm

 

Usability Discussion #3         Usability 3

3:30pm

4:00pm

 

Break

4:00pm

5:00pm

 

Joint Discussions         

5:00pm

6:00pm

 

 

6:00pm

7:00pm

 

Dinner at Soar Tech

7:00pm

8:00pm

John Laird

Evolution of Soar

8:00pm

9:00pm

 

Demos and Dessert

 

 

 

 

Friday

June 27

 

 

8:45am

9:00am

Bill Kennedy

Status of Long-Term Learning In Soar

9:00am

9:15am

Aaron Cahill

Autonomous Command and Control of Unmanned Vehicles

9:15am

9:30am

Paul Benjamin

Using Soar with a Mobile Robot

9:15am

9:45am

Steve Haynes

Explanation Seeking in Soar

9:45am

10:00am

Deryle Lonsdale

NL-Soar Update 

10:00am

10:15am

Mike Manookin

Attachments in NL-Soar

10:15am

10:30am

Clint Tustison

LG-Soar

10:30am

11:00am

 

Break

11:00am

12:00pm

Jonathon Gratch

Emotion Model

12:00pm

1:00pm

 

Lunch

1:00pm

1:30pm

Matthias Scheutz

Affective Agent Architectures

1:30pm

1:45pm

Ron Chong

Pervasive Activation: Declarative and Procedural

1:45pm

2:00pm

Ron Chong

RULEX-EM: A Category Learning Model

2:00pm

2:15pm

Bob Wray

SCA Quantitative Results

2:15pm

2:30pm

Bob Wray

Variability in Human Behavior Representation

2:30pm

2:45pm

Emma Norling

Modeling Human Variability in Computer Generated Forces

2:45pm

3:00pm

Ryan McAlinden

Human Behavior Models and Unreal Tournament

3:00pm

3:30pm

 

Break

3:30pm

3:45pm

Jim Rosbe

Update on Soar Tech

3:45pm

4:00pm

Bob Wray

Searching for a Unifying Theory of Soar