The Upcoming Contest 2017

Registration

The registration phase has been completed! The following teams have registered:

Team Affiliation Members   Language/
Platform
Details
Busy Beaver Technische
Universität
Clausthal
(Germany)
Jonathan Pieper Pyson PDF
Chameleon Shahid Beheshti University (Iran) Milad Momeni,
Sara Marahemi,
Mojtaba Nouroozi,
Ehsan Emami,
Peyman Hassan Abadi
Java PDF
Flisvos 2017
(“Hot Stuff” edition)
  Evangelos I. Sarmas Python PDF
Jason-DTU Technical
University
of Denmark
Jørgen Villadsen,
Oliver Fleckenstein,
Helge Hatteland,
John Bruntse Larsen,
Eirik Oterholm Nielsen,
Martin Nielsen
Jason + CArtAgO PDF
lampe Technische
Universität
Clausthal
(Germany)
Philipp Czerner,
Jonathan Pieper
C++ PDF
SMART-JaCaMo Pontifícia
Universidade
Católica
do Rio Grande
do Sul & Universidade
Federal
de Santa
Catarina
(Brazil)
Rafael C. Cardoso,
Tabajara Krausburg,
Túlio Baségio,
Débora Engelmann,
Rafael H. Bordini,
Jomi F. Hübner
JaCaMo PDF
TUBDAI Technische
Universität
Berlin
(Germany)
Christopher-Eyk Hrabia,
Patrick Marvin Lehmann,
Yousuf Shaladi,
Nabil Battjbuer,
Axel Heßler
Python PDF

To register for the contest, please fill out the Registration Template and follow the instructions in the sample PDF.

Preliminary Schedule

Contest Schedule 2017
Release of first software package: Can now be downloaded from GitHub
Registration: -
Connection Testing: 09.08. - 21.08.
Qualification: 04.09.
Contest: 18.09. - ...

The Scenario: Agents in the City

Agents in the City

Our scenario consists of two teams of agents moving through the streets of a realistic city. Agents can earn money by completing tasks. Full specification.

Downloads

Problems with the software? Just write to the mailing list. No problems? Register yourself to the mailing list anyway and write us a short hello message.

The server

Unpack the software package and start the contest server for development and testing. In a shell:

cd server
java -jar server-2017-0.5-jar-with-dependencies.jar \
  --monitor 8000  # with webmonitor on port 8000

Detailed documentation.

Your client

The package contains dummy agents for several platforms. You can use these as starting points:

There have also always been teams that implemented the communication protocol themselves.

Mailing List

Participants and all interested colleagues are invited to subscribe to our mailing list:

agentcontest@googlegroups.com

All the important details and announcements including scenario and communication protocol specifications as well as software release announcements and bug reports will be announced and discussed via this list.

The mailing list archive is publically available.

Changelog

We have listed some major changes in case you are coming from the 2016 version.

Publications

After the tournament we invite every participant to submit a paper about their team. The papers of which the quality has been assured will be regularly published. The publication outlet will be announced as soon as possible.

Prize

The winner of the contest will be awarded with a voucher for 500 EUR worth in books, thankfully provided by Springer Verlag. Requirements are the submission of a paper and the source codes of the agents.