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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Artificial intelligence, multiagent systems, machine learning, planning, multiagent learning, auctions.




EDUCATION




RESEARCH EXPERIENCE




RESEARCH DISTINCTIONS




TEACHING EXPERIENCE




INVITED VISITS AND TALKS




ACADEMIC HONORS




PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES




PUBLICATIONS

Books

1
Peter Stone, Tucker Balch, and Gerhard Kraetszchmar, editors.
RoboCup-2000: Robot Soccer World Cup IV.
Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2001.

2
Peter Stone.
Layered Learning in Multiagent Systems: A Winning Approach to Robotic Soccer.
MIT Press, 2000.

Journal Articles

1
Peter Stone and Amy Greenwald.
The first international trading agent competition: Autonomous bidding agents.
Electronic Commerce Research, 2002.
To appear.

2
Itsuki Noda and Peter Stone.
The RoboCup soccer server and CMUnited clients: Implemented infrastructure for MAS research.
Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2002.
To appear.

3
Peter Stone, Michael L. Littman, Satinder Singh, and Michael Kearns.
ATTac-2000: An adaptive autonomous bidding agent.
Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, 15:189-206, June 2001.
Also in Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Autonomous Agents, 2001.

4
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
Multiagent systems: A survey from a machine learning perspective.
Autonomous Robots, 8(3):345-383, July 2000.
Also in Tucker Balch and Lynne E. Parker, editors, Robot Teams: From Diversity to Polymorphism. AK Peters Ltd, 2002.

5
Michael Bowling Manuela Veloso and Peter Stone.
The CMUnited-98 champion small-robot team.
Advanced Robotics, 13(8):753 - 766, 2000.

6
Manuela Veloso, Peter Stone, and Kwun Han.
The CMUnited-97 robotic soccer team: Perception and multi-agent control.
Robotics and Automated Systems, 2000.
Also in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Autonomous Agents, May 1998.

7
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
Task decomposition, dynamic role assignment, and low-bandwidth communication for real-time strategic teamwork.
Artificial Intelligence, 110(2):241-273, June 1999.

8
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
A layered approach to learning client behaviors in the RoboCup soccer server.
Applied Artificial Intelligence, 12:165-188, 1998.

9
Minoru Asada, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Alexis Drogoul, Hajime Asama, Maja Mataric, Dominique Duhaut, Peter Stone, and Hiroaki Kitano.
The RoboCup physical agent challenge: Phase-I.
Applied Artificial Intelligence, 12.2:251-263, March 1998.

10
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
Towards collaborative and adversarial learning: A case study in robotic soccer.
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 48(1):83-104, January 1998.

11
Manuela Veloso and Peter Stone.
FLECS: Planning with a flexible commitment strategy.
Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, 3:25-52, June 1995.

Book Chapters

1
Peter Stone and Richard S. Sutton.
Keepaway soccer: a machine learning testbed.
In Andreas Birk, Silvia Coradeschi, and Satoshi Tadokoro, editors, RoboCup-2001: Robot Soccer World Cup V. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2002.
To appear.

2
Peter Stone.
ATTUnited-2001: Using Heterogeneous Players.
In Andreas Birk, Silvia Coradeschi, and Satoshi Tadokoro, editors, RoboCup-2001: Robot Soccer World Cup V. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2002.
To appear.

3
Peter Stone, Richard S. Sutton, and Satinder Singh.
Reinforcement learning for 3 vs. 2 keepaway.
In Peter Stone, Tucker Balch, and Gerhard Kraetszchmar, editors, RoboCup-2000: Robot Soccer World Cup IV. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2001.

4
David McAllester and Peter Stone.
Keeping the ball from CMUnited-99.
In Peter Stone, Tucker Balch, and Gerhard Kraetszchmar, editors, RoboCup-2000: Robot Soccer World Cup IV. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2001.

5
Patrick Riley, Peter Stone, David McAllester, and Manuela Veloso.
ATT-CMUnited-2000: Third place finisher in the RoboCup-2000 simulator league.
In Peter Stone, Tucker Balch, and Gerhard Kraetszchmar, editors, RoboCup-2000: Robot Soccer World Cup IV. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2001.

6
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
Layered learning.
In Ramon López de Mántaras and Enric Plaza, editors, Machine Learning: ECML 2000, pages 369-381. Springer Verlag, Barcelona,Catalonia,Spain, May/June 2000.
Proceedings of the Eleventh European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML-2000).

7
Manuela Veloso, Hiroaki Kitano, Enrico Pagello, Gerhard Kraetzschmar, Peter Stone, Tucker Balch, Minoru Asada, Silvia Coradeschi, Lars Karlsson, and Masahiro Fujita.
Overview of RoboCup-99.
In Manuela Veloso, Enrico Pagello, and Hiroaki Kitano, editors, RoboCup-99: Robot Soccer World Cup III, pages 1-34. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2000.

8
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
Layered learning and flexible teamwork in RoboCup simulation agents.
In Manuela Veloso, Enrico Pagello, and Hiroaki Kitano, editors, RoboCup-99: Robot Soccer World Cup III, pages 495-508. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2000.

9
Peter Stone, Patrick Riley, and Manuela Veloso.
The CMUnited-99 champion simulator team.
In Manuela Veloso, Enrico Pagello, and Hiroaki Kitano, editors, RoboCup-99: Robot Soccer World Cup III, pages 35-48. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2000.
Also in AI Magazine, 21(3), 2000.

10
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
Task decomposition and dynamic role assignment for real-time strategic teamwork.
In J. P. Müller, M. P. Singh, and A. S. Rao, editors, Intelligent Agents V -- Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Agent Theories, Architectures, and Languages (ATAL-98), pages 293-308. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 1999.

11
Peter Stone, Manuela Veloso, and Patrick Riley.
The CMUnited-98 champion simulator team.
In Minoru Asada and Hiroaki Kitano, editors, RoboCup-98: Robot Soccer World Cup II. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1999.
Also in AI Magazine, 21(1), 2000.

12
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
Team-partitioned, opaque-transition reinforcement learning.
In Minoru Asada and Hiroaki Kitano, editors, RoboCup-98: Robot Soccer World Cup II. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1999.
Also in Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Autonomous Agents,1999.

13
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
Communication in domains with unreliable, single-channel, low-bandwidth communication.
In Alexis Drogoul, Milind Tambe, and Toshio Fukuda, editors, Collective Robotics, pages 85-97. Springer Verlag, Berlin, July 1998.

14
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
Using decision tree confidence factors for multiagent control.
In Hiroaki Kitano, editor, RoboCup-97: Robot Soccer World Cup I, pages 99-111. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1998.
Also in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Autonomous Agents, 1998.

15
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
The CMUnited-97 simulator team.
In Hiroaki Kitano, editor, RoboCup-97: Robot Soccer World Cup I. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1998.

16
Manuela Veloso, Peter Stone, Kwun Han, and Sorin Achim.
The CMUnited-97 small-robot team.
In Hiroaki Kitano, editor, RoboCup-97: Robot Soccer World Cup I, pages 242-256. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1998.
Also in AI Magazine, 19(3):61-69, 1998.

17
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
User-guided interleaving of planning and execution.
In M. Ghallab and A. Milani, editors, New Directions in AI Planning, pages 103-112. IOS Press, 1996.

Magazine Articles

1
Peter Stone (editor), Minoru Asada, Tucker Balch, Raffaelo D'Andrea, Masahiro Fujita, Bernhard Hengst, Gerhard Kraetzschmar, Pedro Lima, Nuno Lau, Henrik Lund, Daniel Polani, Paul Scerri, Satoshi Tadokoro, Thilo Weigel, and Gordon Wyeth.
RoboCup-2000: The fourth robotic soccer world championships.
AI Magazine, 22(1), 2001.

2
Amy Greenwald and Peter Stone.
Autonomous bidding agents in the trading agent competition.
IEEE Internet Computing, 5(2), 2001.

3
Silvia Coradeschi, Lars Karlsson, Peter Stone, Tucker Balch, Gerhard Kraetzschmar, and Minoru Asada.
Overview of RoboCup-99.
AI Magazine, 21(3), 2000.

4
Manuela Veloso, Peter Stone, Kwun Han, and Sorin Achim.
CMUnited: A team of robotic soccer agents collaborating in an adversarial environment.
Crossroads, 4.3, February 1998.

Refereed Conference and Workshop Papers

1
János A. Csirik, Michael L. Littman, Satinder Singh, and Peter Stone.
FAucS: An FCC spectrum auction simulator for autonomous bidding agents.
In Ludger Fiege, Gero Mühl, and Uwe Wilhelm, editors, Electronic Commerce: Proceedings of the Second International Workshop. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2001.

2
Michael L. Littman and Peter Stone.
Implicit Negotiation in Repeated Games.
In Proceedings of The Eighth International Workshop on Agent Theories, Architectures, and Languages, 2001.

3
Peter Stone and Richard S. Sutton.
Scaling reinforcement learning toward RoboCup soccer.
In Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Conference on Machine Learning, 2001.

4
Peter Stone and David McAllester.
An architecture for action selection in robotic soccer.
In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Autonomous Agents, 2001.

5
Charles Lee Isbell Jr., Christian R. Shelton, Michael Kearns, Satinder Singh, and Peter Stone.
A social reinforcement learning agent.
In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Autonomous Agents, 2001.
Winner of Best-Paper Award.

6
M. Asada, A. Birk, E. Pagello, M. Fujita, I. Noda, S. Tadokoro D. Duhaut, P. Stone, M. Veloso, T. Balch, H. Kitano, and B. Thomas.
Progress in RoboCup soccer research in 2000.
In Proceedings of the 2000 International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, Honolulu, 2000.

7
Jr. Charles Lee Isbell, Michael Kearns, Dave Kormann, Satinder Singh, and Peter Stone.
Cobot in LambdaMOO: A social statistics agent.
In Proceedings of the Seventeenth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pages 36-41, 2001.

8
Peter Stone, Patrick Riley, and Manuela Veloso.
Defining and using ideal teammate and opponent agent models.
In Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 2000.

9
Patrick Riley, Peter Stone, and Manuela Veloso.
Layered disclosure: Revealing agents' internals.
In The Seventh International Workshop on Agent Theories, Architectures, and Languages (ATAL-2000), 2000.

10
Peter Stone.
TPOT-RL applied to network routing.
In Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Conference on Machine Learning, 2000.

11
Manuela Veloso, Michael Bowling, Sorin Achim, Kwun Han, and Peter Stone.
CMUnited-98: A team of robotic soccer agents.
In Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 1999.

12
Manuela Veloso, Peter Stone, and Michael Bowling.
Anticipation as a key for collaboration in a team of agents: A case study in robotic soccer.
In Proceedings of SPIE Sensor Fusion and Decentralized Control in Robotic Systems II, volume 3839, Boston, September 1999.

13
Manuela Veloso and Peter Stone.
Individual and collaborative behaviors in a team of homogeneous robotic soccer agents.
In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Multi-Agent Systems, pages 309-316, 1998.

14
Peter Stone.
Multiagent learning for autonomous spacecraft constellations.
In Proceedings of the NASA Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space, 1997.

15
Hiroaki Kitano, Milind Tambe, Peter Stone, Manuela Veloso, Silvia Coradeschi, Eiichi Osawa, Hitoshi Matsubara, Itsuki Noda, and Minoru Asada.
The RoboCup synthetic agent challenge 97.
In Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pages 24-29, San Francisco, CA, 1997. Morgan Kaufmann.

16
Gregg Rabideau, Steve Chien, Peter Stone, Jason Willis, Curt Eggemeyer, and Tobias Mann.
Interactive, repair-based planning and scheduling for shuttle payload operations.
In Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE Aerospace Conference, pages 325-341, Aspen, CO, February 1997.

17
Manuela Veloso, Peter Stone, and Sorin Achim.
A layered approach for an autonomous robotic soccer system.
In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Autonomous Agents, pages 530-531, Marina del Rey, CA, February 1997.

18
Sorin Achim, Peter Stone, and Manuela Veloso.
Building a dedicated robotic soccer system.
In Proceedings of the IROS-96 Workshop on RoboCup, pages 41-48, Osaka, Japan, November 1996.

19
Mike Bowling, Peter Stone, and Manuela Veloso.
Predictive memory for an inaccessible environment.
In Proceedings of the IROS-96 Workshop on RoboCup, pages 28-34, Osaka, Japan, November 1996.

20
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
Using machine learning in the soccer server.
In Proceedings of the IROS-96 Workshop on RoboCup, pages 19-27, Osaka, Japan, November 1996.

21
Peter Stone, Manuela Veloso, and Sorin Achim.
Collaboration and learning in robotic soccer.
In Proceedings of the Micro-Robot World Cup Soccer Tournament, pages 26-37, Taejon, Korea, November 1996. IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.

22
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
Beating a defender in robotic soccer: Memory-based learning of a continuous function.
In David S. Touretzky, Michael C. Mozer, and Michael E. Hasselmo, editors, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 8, pages 896-902, Cambridge, MA, 1996. MIT Press.

23
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
Using testing to iteratively improve training.
In Working Notes of the AAAI 1995 Fall Symposium on Active Learning, pages 110-111, Boston, MA, November 1995.

24
Peter Stone and Manuela Veloso.
Learning to solve complex planning problems finding useful auxiliary problems.
In Technical Report of the AAAI 1994 Fall Symposium on Planning and Learning: On to Real Applications, pages 137-141, New Orleans, LA, November 1994.

25
Peter Stone, Manuela Veloso, and Jim Blythe.
The need for different domain-independent heuristics.
In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on AI Planning Systems, pages 164-169, June 1994.

Unrefereed Publications

1
Peter Stone.
Layered learning in multi-agent systems.
Ph.D. thesis, Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, December 1998. Technical Report CMU-CS-98-187.

2
Emiel Corten, Klaus Dorer, Fredrik Heintz, Kostas Kostiadis, Johan Kummeneje, Helmut Myritz, Itsuki Noda, Patrick Riley, Peter Stone, and Travlex Yeap.
Soccer server manual, version 5.0.
Technical Report RoboCup-1999-001, RoboCup, 1999.
At URL http://ci.etl.go.jp/E noda/soccer/server/Documents.html.

3
Peter Stone, Patrick Riley, and Manuela Veloso.
CMUnited-99 source code, 1999.
Accessible from http://www.cs.cmu.edu/E pstone/RoboCup/CMUnited99-sim.html.

4
Gregg Rabideau, Steve Chien, Tobias Mann, Curt Eggemeyer, and Peter Stone.
DCAPS User's Manual.
Technical Document D-13741, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), 1996.




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Interviewed and quoted regarding research several times on television, radio, and in newspapers including the New York Times, USA Today, and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.




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