Topic of Interests

We encourage contributions from the following research and application areas:

  • Autonomous agents and privacy protection
  • Rights and duties for learning agents
  • Authority sharing between autonomous agents and human users or operators
  • Rights and duties of autonomous agents towards other agents; towards human users or operators
  • Rights and duties of human users or operators towards autonomous agents (especially robots)
  • Consistency, conflicts among rights and duties in multi-agent and human/agent systems
  • Mutual intelligibility, explanations
  • Rights and duties vs failures
  • Rights and duties of autonomous agents and ethical issues
  • Control of autonomous agents within organisations, institutions, normative systems
  • Sociology and law in the modelling of rights and duties: authority, power, dependence, penalty, contracts
  • Trust and reputation for autonomous agents regulation
  • Emergence and evolution of rights and duties
  • Knowledge representation and models for rights and duties
  • Reasoning on rights and duties
  • Validation of rights and duties in autonomous agents

Submission Instructions

Authors will submit full papers that will be reviewed by at least 3 reviewers in a single-blind review process. The program committee members are renowned researchers from both Academia and Industry. This will guarantee the quality of the accepted papers.

Papers must not exceed SIX (6) pages in camera-ready format. Papers for RDA2 should be submitted using the ECAI formatting style. For submitting their paper, the authors must use the EasyChair online submission system.