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Lecture Notes in Computer Science
The series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), including its subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI), has established itself as a medium for the publication of new developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching - quickly, informally, and at a high level.

The cornerstone of LNCS's editorial policy is its unwavering commitment to report the latest results from all areas of computer science and information technology research, development, and education. LNCS has always enjoyed close cooperation with the computer science R & D community, with numerous renowned academics, and with prestigious institutes and learned societies. Our mission is to serve this community by providing a most valuable publication service.

LNCS commenced publication in 1973 and quite rapidly attracted attention, not least because of its thus far unprecedented publication turnaround times. The 1980s and 1990s witnessed a substantial growth in the series, particularly in terms of volumes published. In the late 1990s we developed a systematic approach to providing LNCS in a full-text electronic version, in parallel to the printed books. Another new feature introduced in the late 1990s was the conceptualization of a couple of color-cover sublines. Still, original research results reported in proceedings and postproceedings remain the core of LNCS.

APICe articles & issues on “Lecture Notes in Computer Science”
Giovanni Ciatto, Michael I. Schumacher, Andrea Omicini, Davide Calvaresi
Agent-Based Explanations in AI: Towards an Abstract Framework
Explainable, Transparent Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 12175, 2020
Pierluigi Contucci, Andrea Omicini, Danilo Pianini, Alina Sîrbu (eds.)
The Future of Digital Democracy. An Interdisciplinary Approach
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11300, January 2019
Danilo Pianini, Andrea Omicini
Democratic Process and Digital Platforms: An Engineering Perspective
The Future of Digital Democracy: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11300, January 2019
Pierluigi Contucci, Andrea Omicini, Danilo Pianini, Alina SÎrbu
Preface
The Future of Digital Democracy: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11300, January 2019
Giovanni Ciatto, Alfredo Maffi, Stefano Mariani, Andrea Omicini
Towards Agent-oriented Blockchains: Autonomous Smart Contracts
Advances in Practical Applications of Survivable Agents and Multi-Agent Systems: The PAAMS Collection, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11523, June 2019
Roberta Calegari, Giovanni Ciatto, Enrico Denti, Andrea Omicini
Engineering Micro-intelligence at the Edge of CPCS: Design Guidelines
Internet and Distributed Computing Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11874, 10–12 October 2019
Roberto Casadei, Mirko Viroli, Giorgio Audrito, Danilo Pianini, Ferruccio Damiani
Aggregate Processes in Field Calculus
Coordination Models and Languages, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11533, 2019
Andrea Omicini, Roberta Calegari
Injecting (Micro)Intelligence in the IoT: Logic-based Approaches for (M)MAS
Massively Multi-Agent Systems II, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 11422, May 2019
Giovanni Ciatto, Stefano Mariani, Andrea Omicini, Franco Zambonelli, Maxime Louvel
Twenty Years of Coordination Technologies: State-of-the-Art and Perspectives
Coordination Models and Languages, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 10852, 2018
Angelo Croatti, Sara Montagna, Alessandro Ricci
A Personal Medical Digital Assistant Agent for Supporting Human Operators in Emergency Scenarios
Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 10643, 2017
Sara Montagna, Pedro H. Abreu, Sylvain Giroux, Michael I. Schumacher
Preface
Agents and Multi-Agent Systems for Health Care, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 10685, 2017
Angelo Croatti, Sara Montagna, Alessandro Ricci
A Personal Medical Digital Assistant Agent for Supporting Human Operators in Emergency Scenarios
Agents and Multi-Agent Systems for Health Care, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 10685, 2017
Sara Montagna, Andrea Omicini, Danilo Pianini
Extending the Gillespie's Stochastic Simulation Algorithm for Integrating Discrete-Event and Multi-Agent Based Simulation
Multi-Agent Based Simulation XVI. International Workshop, MABS 2015, Istanbul, Turkey, May 5, 2015, Revised Selected Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9568, 15 March 2016
Roberta Calegari, Enrico Denti
The Butlers Framework for Socio-Technical Smart Spaces
Internet Science. 3rd International Conference on Internet Science (INSCI 2016): Openness, Collaboration and Collective Action, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9934, 12-14 September 2016
Claudia Cevenini, Enrico Denti, Andrea Omicini, Italo Cerno
Privacy Through Anonymisation in Large-scale Socio-technical Systems: Multi-lingual Contact Centres across the EU
Internet Science. 3rd International Conference on Internet Science (INSCI 2016): Openness, Collaboration and Collective Action, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9934, 12-14 September 2016
Stefano Mariani, Andrea Omicini
Anticipatory Coordination in Socio-technical Knowledge-intensive Environments: Behavioural Implicit Communication in MoK
AI*IA 2015, Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9336, 23-25 September 2015
Andrea Omicini, Stefano Mariani
Reconciling Event- and Agent-Based Paradigms in the Engineering of Complex Systems: The Role of Environment Abstractions
Agent Environments for Multi-Agent Systems IV, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9068, November 2015
Qingliang Chen, Paolo Torroni, Serena Villata, Jane Hsu, Andrea Omicini (eds.)
PRIMA 2015: Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9387, Ottobre 2015
Qingliang Chen, Paolo Torroni, Serena Villata, Jane Hsu, Andrea Omicini
Preface
PRIMA 2015: Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9387, Ottobre 2015
Andrea Omicini, Giancarlo Fortino, Stefano Mariani
Blending Event-Based and Multi-Agent Systems around Coordination Abstractions
Coordination Models and Languages, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9037, 2-4 June 2015
Stefano Mariani, Andrea Omicini
Coordination in Situated Systems: Engineering MAS Environment in TuCSoN
Internet and Distributed Computing Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8729, 22-24 September 2014
Ambra Molesini, Andrea Omicini, Mirko Viroli, Franco Zambonelli
Engineering Pervasive Multiagent Systems in SAPERE
Engineering Multi-Agent Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8245, December 2013
Stefano Mariani, Andrea Omicini
Event-driven Programming for Situated MAS with ReSpecT Tuple Centres
Multiagent System Technologies, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8076, 2013
Andrea Omicini, Pierluigi Contucci
Complexity and Interaction: Blurring Borders between Physical, Computational, and Social Systems. Preliminary Notes
Computational Collective Intelligence. Technologies and Applications, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8083, 2013
Stefano Mariani, Andrea Omicini
TuCSoN on Cloud: An Event-driven Architecture for Embodied / Disembodied Coordination
Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8286, December 2013
Stefano Mariani, Andrea Omicini
Probabilistic Modular Embedding for Stochastic Coordinated Systems
Coordination Models and Languages, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7890, June 2013
Francesca Toni, Paolo Torroni
Bottom-Up Argumentation
Theorie and Applications of Formal Argumentation, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7132, 2012
Andrea Omicini, Sebastian Sardina, Wamberto Vasconcelos
Preface
Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies VIII, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 6619, 2011
Andrea Omicini, Sebastian Sardina, Wamberto Vasconcelos (eds.)
Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies VIII
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6619, May 2011
Aniruddha Dasgupta, Aditya K. Ghose
BDI Agents with Objectives and Preferences
Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies VIII, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6619, 2011
Mirko Viroli, Matteo Casadei, Elena Nardini, Andrea Omicini
Towards a Pervasive Infrastructure for Chemical-Inspired Self-organising Services
Self-Organizing Architectures, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6090, July 2010
Valeria Seidita, Massimo Cossentino, Salvatore Gaglio
Using and Extending the SPEM Specifications to Represent Agent Oriented Methodologies
Agent-Oriented Software Engineering IX. 9th International Workshop, AOSE 2008. Estoril, Portugal, May 12-13, 2008. Revised Selected Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5386, 2009
Massimo Cossentino, Salvatore Gaglio, Nicolas Gaud, Vincent Hilaire, Abder Koukam, Valeria Seidita
A MAS Metamodel-Driven Approach to Process Fragments Selection
Agent-Oriented Software Engineering IX. 9th International Workshop, AOSE 2008. Estoril, Portugal, May 12-13, 2008. Revised Selected Papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5386, 2009
Mirko Viroli, Matteo Casadei
Biochemical Tuple Spaces for Self-Organising Coordination
Coordination Languages and Models, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5521, June 2009
Enrico Oliva, Peter McBurney, Andrea Omicini
Co-Argumentation Artifact for Agent Societies
Argumentation in Multi-Agent Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4946, April 2008
Alessandro Ricci, Mirko Viroli, Andrea Omicini
The A&A Programming Model and Technology for Developing Agent Environments in MAS
Programming Multi-Agent Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4908, April 2008
Giulio Piancastelli, Andrea Omicini
A Multi-Theory Logic Language for the World Wide Web
Logic Programming, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5366, December 2008
Luca Gardelli, Mirko Viroli, Matteo Casadei, Andrea Omicini
Designing Self-organising MAS Environments: The Collective Sort Case
Environments for MultiAgent Systems III, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4389, May 2007
Alessandro Ricci, Andrea Omicini, Mirko Viroli, Luca Gardelli, Enrico Oliva
Cognitive Stigmergy: Towards a Framework Based on Agents and Artifacts
Environments for MultiAgent Systems III, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4389, May 2007
Alessandro Ricci, Mirko Viroli, Andrea Omicini
CArtAgO: A Framework for Prototyping Artifact-Based Environments in MAS
Environments for MultiAgent Systems III, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4389, May-June 2007
Ambra Molesini, Alessandro Garcia, Christina Chavez, Thaís Batista
On the Interplay of Crosscutting and MAS-Specific Styles
Software Architecture, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4758, September 2007
Rossella Rubino, Andrea Omicini, Enrico Denti
Computational Institutions for Modelling Norm-Regulated MAS: An Approach Based on Coordination Artifacts
Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in Multi-Agent Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3913, June 2006
Ambra Molesini, Andrea Omicini, Alessandro Ricci, Enrico Denti
Zooming Multi-Agent Systems
Agent-Oriented Software Engineering VI, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3950, 2006
Alessandro Ricci, Mirko Viroli, Andrea Omicini
Programming MAS with Artifacts
Programming Multi-Agent Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3862, March 2006
Matteo Baldoni, Ulle Endriss, Andrea Omicini, Paolo Torroni (eds.)
Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies III
Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 3904, March 2006
Luca Gardelli, Mirko Viroli, Andrea Omicini
On the Role of Simulations in Engineering Self-Organising MAS: The Case of an Intrusion Detection System in TuCSoN
Engineering Self-Organising Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3910, 2006
Andrea Omicini, Alessandro Ricci, Nicola Zaghini
Distributed Workflow upon Linkable Coordination Artifacts
Coordination Models and Languages, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4038, June 2006
Andrea Omicini, Alessandro Ricci, Mirko Viroli
Time-Aware Coordination in ReSpecT
Coordination Models and Languages, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3454, April 2005
Marie-Pierre Gleizes, Andrea Omicini, Franco Zambonelli
Preface
Engineering Societies in the Agents World V, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3451, June 2005
Corrado Priami, Emanuela Merelli, Pablo Pedro González Perez, Andrea Omicini (eds.)
Transactions on Computational Systems Biology III
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3737, December 2005
Mirko Viroli, Andrea Omicini, Alessandro Ricci
An Organisation Infrastructure for Multi-Agent Systems based on Agent Coordination Contexts
AI*IA 2005: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3673, 21-23 September 2005
João Alexandre Leite, Andrea Omicini, Paolo Torroni, Pınar Yolum (eds.)
Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies II
Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 3476, June 2005
João Alexandre Leite, Andrea Omicini, Paolo Torroni, Pınar Yolum
Preface
Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies II, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3476, June 2005
Marie-Pierre Gleizes, Andrea Omicini, Franco Zambonelli (eds.)
Engineering Societies in the Agents World V
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3451, June 2005
Luca Tummolini, Cristiano Castelfranchi, Alessandro Ricci, Mirko Viroli, Andrea Omicini
“Exhibitionists” and “Voyeurs” do it better: A Shared Environment Approach for Flexible Coordination with Tacit Messages
Environments for Multi-Agent Systems, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 3374, February 2005
Emanuela Merelli, Pablo Pedro González Perez, Andrea Omicini
Preface
Transactions on Computational Systems Biology III, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3737, December 2005
João Alexandre Leite, Andrea Omicini, Leon Sterling, Paolo Torroni
Preface
Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2990, May 2004
Andrea Omicini, Paolo Petta, Jeremy Pitt
Preface
Engineering Societies in the Agents World IV, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3071, June 2004
Andrea Omicini, Alessandro Ricci
MAS Organization within a Coordination Infrastructure: Experiments in TuCSoN
Engineering Societies in the Agents World IV, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3071, June 2004
João Alexandre Leite, Andrea Omicini, Leon Sterling, Paolo Torroni (eds.)
Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies
Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2990, May 2004
Andrea Omicini, Paolo Petta, Jeremy Pitt (eds.)
Engineering Societies in the Agents World IV
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3071, June 2004
Andrea Omicini, Franco Zambonelli
MAS as Complex Systems: A View on the Role of Declarative Approaches
Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2990, May 2004
Alessandro F. Garcia, Carlos Lucena, Franco Zambonelli, Andrea Omicini, Jaelson B. Castro
Preface
Software Engineering for Large-Scale Multi-Agent Systems. Research Issues and Practical Applications, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2603, 2003
Alessandro Ricci, Andrea Omicini, Enrico Denti
Activity Theory as a Framework for MAS Coordination
Engineering Societies in the Agents World III, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2577, April 2003
Matthias Klusch, Andrea Omicini, Sascha Ossowski, Heimo Laamanen
Preface
Cooperative Information Agents VII. 7th International Workshop, CIA 2003, Helsinki, Finland, August 27-29, 2003. Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2782, August 2003
Andrea Omicini, Sascha Ossowski
Objective versus Subjective Coordination in the Engineering of Agent Systems
Intelligent Information Agents: An AgentLink Perspective, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2586, 2003
Matthias Klusch, Andrea Omicini, Sascha Ossowski, Heimo Laamanen (eds.)
Cooperative Information Agents VII
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2782, August 2003
Alessandro F. Garcia, Carlos Lucena, Franco Zambonelli, Andrea Omicini, Jaelson B. Castro (eds.)
Software Engineering for Large-Scale Multi-Agent Systems. Research Issues and Practical Applications
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2603, April 2003
Alessandro Ricci, Andrea Omicini, Enrico Denti
Objective vs. Subjective Coordination in Agent-based Systems: A Case Study
Coordination Models and Languages, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2315, 2002
Mirko Viroli, Andrea Omicini
Tuple-based Models in the Observation Framework
Coordination Models and Languages, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2315, 2002
Andrea Omicini
SODA: Societies and Infrastructures in the Analysis and Design of Agent-based Systems
Agent-Oriented Software Engineering, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1957, 2001
Andrea Omicini, Paolo Petta, Robert Tolksdorf (eds.)
Engineering Societies in the Agents World II
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2203, December 2001
Andrea Omicini, Paolo Petta, Robert Tolksdorf (eds.)
Engineering Societies in the Agents World II
Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 2203, December 2001
Alessandro Ricci, Enrico Denti, Andrea Omicini
Agent Coordination Infrastructures for Virtual Enterprises and Workflow Management
Cooperative Information Agents V, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2182, 2001
Andrea Omicini, Paolo Petta, Robert Tolksdorf
Preface
Engineering Societies in the Agents World II, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2203, December 2001
Andrea Omicini, Robert Tolksdorf, Franco Zambonelli
Preface
Engineering Societies in the Agents World, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1972, December 2000
Andrea Omicini, Robert Tolksdorf, Franco Zambonelli (eds.)
Engineering Societies in the Agents World
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1972, December 2000
Enrico Denti, Andrea Omicini, Vladimiro Toschi
The LuCe Coordination Technology for MAS Design and Development on the Internet
Coordination Languages and Models, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1906, 2000
Andrea Omicini, Robert Tolksdorf, Franco Zambonelli (eds.)
Engineering Societies in the Agents World
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1972, December 2000
Marco Cremonini, Andrea Omicini, Franco Zambonelli
Coordination in Context: Authentication, Authorisation and Topology in Mobile Agent Applications
Coordination Languages and Models, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1594, April 1999
Enrico Denti, Andrea Omicini
Designing Multi-Agent Systems around an Extensible Communication Abstraction
Formal Models of Agents, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1760, 1999
Marco Cremonini, Andrea Omicini, Franco Zambonelli
Multi-Agent Systems on the Internet: Extending the Scope of Coordination towards Security and Topology
Multi-Agent Systems Engineering, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1647, 1999
Mark d'Inverno, David Kinny, Michael Luck, Michael Wooldridge
A Formal Specification of dMARS
Intelligent Agents IV Agent Theories, Architectures, and Languages, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1365, 1998
Enrico Denti, Antonio Natali, Andrea Omicini
Programmable Coordination Media
Coordination Languages and Models, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1282, 1997
Enrico Denti, Antonio Natali, Andrea Omicini, Marco Venuti
An Extensible Framework for the Development of Coordinated Applications
Coordination Languages and Models, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1061, September 1996
Andrea Omicini, Enrico Denti, Antonio Natali
Agent Coordination and Control through Logic Theories
Topics in Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 992, 1995
Andrea Omicini, Antonio Natali
Object-Oriented Computations in Logic Programming
Object-Oriented Programming, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 821, 1994
Cristiano Castelfranchi, Amedeo Cesta, Rosaria Conte, Maria Miceli
Foundations for Interaction: The Dependence Theory
Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 728, 1993
Enrico Denti, Evelina Lamma, Paola Mello, Antonio Natali, Andrea Omicini
Techniques for Implementing Contexts in Logic Programming
Extensions of Logic Programming, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 660, 1993

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