31st Soar Workshop


 
Day Time Length Presenter Title
Wednesday
June 15
1670 CSE
8:30-9:00 30 Registration, Bagels, Juice, and Coffee
9:00-10:15 75 Semantic and Episodic Memory
15 Introductions
10 Nate Derbinsky Introduction to Smem and Epmem (ppt)
20 Nate Derbinsky Effective and Efficient Historical Memory Retrieval Bias in Smem (ppt)
15 Bob Marinier Playing with Semantic Memory (ppt)
15 John Laird Performance Evaluation of Soar's Declarative Memories (ppt)
10:15-10:45 30 Break
10:45-12:00 75
20 Justin Li Do's and Don't's of Episodic Memory
20 Justin Li Supporting Delayed Intentions with Long-Term Memories
35 Nate Derbinsky Discussion of Soar Semantic and Episodic Memories
12:00-1:30 90 Lunch
1:30-3:00 90
20 Nate Derbinsky Efficient Activation-based Working Memory Forgetting (ppt)
20 John Laird Impact of Working Memory Activation on Agent Design (ppt)
10 Discussion of Activation in Working Memory
30 Paul Rosenbloom Cognitive Architectures for Virtual Humans (ppt)
10 Discussion
3:00-3:30 30 Break
3:30-5:00 90
60 Milind Tambe Game Theory for Security: Lessons Learned from Deployed Applications
30 Questions and Discussion
Thursday
June 16
1670 CSE
8:30-9:00 30 Bagels, Juice, and Coffee
9:00-10:15 75
10 Miller Tinkerhess Dice Game Engine (odp)
20 John Laird Playing with Dice in Soar (ppt)
20 Nate Derbinsky Soaring to New Platforms: 2011 Update (ppt)
15 Bob Marinier SoarUnit (ppt)
10 Margaux Lhommet Enactivism and multiagent system
10:15-10:45 30 Break
10:45-12:00 75
15 Randy Jones Characterizing the Performance of Applied Intelligent Agents in Soar (ppt)
5 Jon Voigt Soar Data Collection (ppt)
15 Miller Tinkerhess A New Soar Editor (odp)
20 Nate Derbinsky The State of Soar v9.3.1 (ppt)
15 Nate Derbinsky SoarQnA: Standardized Access to External Knowledge (ppt)
12:00-1:30 90 Lunch
1:30-2:45 75
20 Randy Jones Achieving parsimony between NGS and the Michigan approach (ppt)
20 Randy Jones Current Applied Soar Agent Development (ppt)
15 Deryle Lonsdale Robust parsing and LGSoar (ppt)
15 Deryle Lonsdale The XNL-Soar Sandbox (ppt)
5 Zarrin Chua Modeling Astronaut Decision-Making during Lunar Landing (ppt)
2:45-3:15 30 Break
3:15-5:00 105
10 Nick Gorski Introduction to Soar-RL (ppt)
20 Shiwali Mohan Modular Reinforcement Learning in Soar
20 Mitchell Bloch Improving Off-Policy Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning in Soar
20 Nick Gorski Learning to Use Memory (ppt)
35 Nick Gorski Discussion of Soar-RL (ppt)
6:30-9:00 150 John Laird Dinner at 311 Windycrest Drive
Friday
June 17
1670 CSE
8:30-9:00 30 Bagels, Juice, and Coffee
9:00-10:20 80
15 Michael van Lent SoarTech Update
25 Joseph Xu Overview of SVS (ppt)
5 Miller Tinkerhess Introduction to Robot Domain
15 Miller Tinkerhess A Simulated Environment for Instruction (odp)
20 Shiwali Mohan An Architecture for Learning with Instruction
10:20-10:50 30 Break
10:50-12:00 70
15 Keegan Kinkade SLAM for Soar
20 Joseph Xu Integrating action modeling into SVS (ppt)
20 Glenn Taylor Multi-Modal Human-Robot Interaction
15 Miller Tinkerhess Robotics discussion (odp)