Selected publications

  • B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, H. Bou Ammar, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “On the skewed degree distribution of hierarchical networks,” in Ieee/acm international conference on advances in social networks analysis and mining, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{ranjbar2015skewed,
    author = {Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Bou Ammar, Haitham and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining},
    interhash = {7aef73bf157526fe93d0d491d2403cca},
    intrahash = {6bd08bba20d8ffca8543612bc0b2176c},
    title = {On the Skewed Degree Distribution of Hierarchical Networks},
    year = 2015
    }
  • B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, J. Efremova, H. Rahmani, F. A. Oliehoek, T. Calders, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “Hider: query-driven entity resolution for historical data,” in European conference on machine learning and principles and practice of knowledge discovery in databases (ecml pkdd), 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{ranjbar2015hider,
    author = {Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Efremova, Julia and Rahmani, Hossein and Oliehoek, Frans A and Calders, Toon and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD)},
    interhash = {26255677626fd4ebb4b81e9981e9b217},
    intrahash = {ea1d6a5eb6f60366842ce72c919643b8},
    title = {HiDER: Query-Driven Entity Resolution for Historical Data},
    year = 2015
    }
  • J. Efremova, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, H. Rahmani, F. A. Oliehoek, T. Calders, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “Multi-source entity resolution for genealogical data,” in Population reconstruction, , 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @incollection{efremova2015multi,
    author = {Efremova, Julia and Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Rahmani, Hossein and Oliehoek, Frans A and Calders, Toon and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {Population Reconstruction},
    interhash = {fc4eaaf79d10645a80238972ce743b84},
    intrahash = {89311be46c20d155bc0716f8bf36d18a},
    title = {Multi-Source Entity Resolution for Genealogical Data},
    year = 2015
    }
  • J. Efremova, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, and T. Calders, “A hybrid disambiguation measure for inaccurate cultural heritage data,” in 14th conference of the european chapter of the association for computational linguistics (eacl), 2014, pp. 47-55.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{efremova2014hybrid,
    author = {Efremova, Julia and Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Calders, Toon},
    booktitle = {14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL)},
    interhash = {e5350534f6a00042d5d426034a45f6e4},
    intrahash = {3ecfff4abb3e39e6d21b94d8fc1b1d69},
    pages = {47--55},
    title = {A Hybrid Disambiguation Measure for Inaccurate Cultural Heritage Data},
    year = 2014
    }
  • J. Efremova, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, F. A. Oliehoek, T. Calders, and K. Tuyls, “A baseline method for genealogical entity resolution,” in Population reconstruction workshop, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{efremova2014baseline,
    author = {Efremova, Julia and Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Oliehoek, Frans A and Calders, Toon and Tuyls, Karl},
    booktitle = {Population Reconstruction Workshop},
    interhash = {bacd08fdcee6ac24fb5cca21204fe48d},
    intrahash = {c222cda187692a9eb310f0ae55abaf99},
    title = {A Baseline Method for Genealogical Entity Resolution},
    year = 2014
    }
  • B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, I. M. Groothuis, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “Valuation of cooperation and defection in small-world networks: a behavioral robotic approach,” in Bnaic 2014: proceedings of the 26th benelux conference on artificial intelligence, nijmegen, the netherlands, 2014, pp. 103-110.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{ranjbar2014valuation,
    author = {Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Groothuis, Irme M. and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {BNAIC 2014: Proceedings of the 26th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Nijmegen, the Netherlands},
    interhash = {77f47a7f091484d8d5fad51851cd9d6d},
    intrahash = {91b9628c0a12e7c759a2db9e991fd2d6},
    pages = {103--110},
    title = {Valuation of Cooperation and Defection in Small-World Networks: A Behavioral Robotic Approach},
    year = 2014
    }
  • B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, H. Bou-Ammar, D. Bloembergen, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “Theory of cooperation in complex social networks,” in 28th aaai conference on artificial intelligence, 2014, pp. 1471-1477.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{ranjbar2014theory,
    author = {Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Bou-Ammar, Haitham and Bloembergen, Daan and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {28th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence},
    interhash = {1d1ca3ff5a9e7838f13ac103f95e9acf},
    intrahash = {04398cba6738d66fc1de99f1bd7c9c1f},
    pages = {1471--1477},
    title = {Theory of Cooperation in Complex Social Networks},
    year = 2014
    }
  • S. Alers, K. Tuyls, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, D. Claes, and G. Weiss, “Insect-inspired robot coordination: foraging and coverage,” in Alife 14: the fourteenth conference on the synthesis and simulation of living systems, 2014, pp. 761-768.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{alers2014insect,
    author = {Alers, Sjriek and Tuyls, Karl and Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Claes, Daniel and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {ALIFE 14: The Fourteenth Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems},
    interhash = {68bf56770d7964fcd6e696d21ff530fc},
    intrahash = {ca47fbcb460dc09d5e8d317fa8e8c3c2},
    pages = {761--768},
    title = {Insect-Inspired Robot Coordination: Foraging and Coverage},
    volume = 14,
    year = 2014
    }
  • B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, D. Bloembergen, H. B. Ammar, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “Effects of evolution on the emergence of scale free networks,” in The 14th international conference on the synthesis and simulation of living systems (alife 14)., 2014, pp. 376-383.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{ranjbar2014effects,
    author = {Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Bloembergen, Daan and Ammar, Haitham Bou and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {The 14th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE 14).},
    interhash = {749e0acfdf3db6b58b0eebc7a6ca6807},
    intrahash = {c7dfa5d89e201a9e0a99f7d747333ea9},
    pages = {376--383},
    title = {Effects of Evolution on the Emergence of Scale Free Networks},
    year = 2014
    }
  • D. Bloembergen, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, H. B. Ammar, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “Influencing social networks: an optimal control study,” in 21st european conference on artificial intelligence, 2014, pp. 105-110.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{bloembergen2014influencing,
    author = {Bloembergen, Daan and Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Ammar, Haitham Bou and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence},
    interhash = {20583547b9e41be7c459946b4406c081},
    intrahash = {ebf995b2e19d9a5d4e0c1237bf9784fb},
    pages = {105--110},
    title = {Influencing Social Networks: An Optimal Control Study},
    year = 2014
    }
  • B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, H. Bou-Ammar, D. Bloembergen, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “Evolution of cooperation in arbitrary complex networks,” in 13th international conference on autonomous agents and multiagent systems (aamas2014), 2014, pp. 677-684.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{ranjbar2014evolution,
    author = {Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Bou-Ammar, Haitham and Bloembergen, Daan and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS2014)},
    interhash = {5aebfc230fb24f66393477bab2666789},
    intrahash = {4b2f498f8e3eef0de60d02e274c34fe4},
    pages = {677--684},
    title = {Evolution of Cooperation in Arbitrary Complex Networks},
    year = 2014
    }
  • H. Rahmani, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, G. Weiss, and K. Tuyls, “Contextual entity resolution approach for genealogical data,” in Workshop on knowledge discovery, data mining and machine learning (kdml), 2014, pp. 168-179.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{rahmani2014contextual,
    author = {Rahmani, Hossein and Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Weiss, Gerhard and Tuyls, Karl},
    booktitle = {Workshop on Knowledge Discovery, Data Mining and Machine Learning (KDML)},
    interhash = {548addda2b6fccc749977412a0a89b4a},
    intrahash = {561e6bbd0d63e30de1b0b3d15b242bab},
    pages = {168--179},
    title = {Contextual Entity Resolution Approach for Genealogical Data},
    year = 2014
    }
  • K. Stankov√°, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, G. Weiss, and K. Tuyls, “Staco: stackelberg-based coverage approach in robotic swarms,” in The fifth international conference on adaptive and self-adaptive systems and applications (adaptive), 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{stankova2013staco,
    author = {Stankov{\'a}, Katerina and Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Weiss, Gerhard and Tuyls, Karl},
    booktitle = {The Fifth International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE)},
    interhash = {745390a97a2647c9a4190b8e5493285b},
    intrahash = {b7845aeb557404f0f543a0eb7a3ff7e8},
    title = {StaCo: Stackelberg-based Coverage Approach in Robotic Swarms},
    year = 2013
    }
  • S. Alers, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, S. May, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “Evaluation of an experimental framework for exploiting vision in swarm robotics,” in Advances in artificial life, ecal, 2013, pp. 775-782.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{alers2013evaluation,
    author = {Alers, Sjriek and Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and May, Stefan and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {Advances in Artificial Life, ECAL},
    interhash = {6a90c892c766b26e4d95fa447fa846b4},
    intrahash = {f2d59869b07c8fadf419f095363d02da},
    pages = {775--782},
    title = {Evaluation of an Experimental Framework for Exploiting Vision in Swarm Robotics},
    volume = 12,
    year = 2013
    }
  • B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, K. Stankov√°, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “Stackelberg-based coverage approach in nonconvex environments,” in Advances in artificial life, ecal, 2013, pp. 462-469.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{ranjbar2013stackelberg,
    author = {Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Stankov{\'a}, Katerina and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {Advances in Artificial Life, ECAL},
    interhash = {35a94cb599b958ee9c40776451fb1d26},
    intrahash = {168bb57b4a9164e1f137823c39e35970},
    pages = {462--469},
    title = {Stackelberg-based Coverage Approach in Nonconvex Environments},
    volume = 12,
    year = 2013
    }
  • B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, G. Weiss, and K. Tuyls, “A macroscopic model for multi-robot stigmergic coverage,” in Proceedings of the 2013 international conference on autonomous agents and multi-agent systems, 2013, pp. 1233-1234.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{ranjbar2013macroscopic,
    author = {Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Weiss, Gerhard and Tuyls, Karl},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2013 international conference on Autonomous agents and multi-agent systems},
    interhash = {4e3dee2d6ce268a83310cb54627dbccb},
    intrahash = {4e016cad357fcd50302c8eef49529f73},
    organization = {International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems},
    pages = {1233--1234},
    title = {A macroscopic model for multi-robot stigmergic coverage},
    year = 2013
    }
  • S. Alers, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, S. May, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “An experimental framework for exploiting vision in swarm robotics,” in Adaptive 2013, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{alers2013experimental,
    author = {Alers, Sjriek and Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and May, Stefan and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {Adaptive 2013},
    interhash = {8d1d75ff52b8c4c4c2444eca3ed22af5},
    intrahash = {9061bcd329ae1886280fbd3f7f4452b8},
    title = {An Experimental Framework for Exploiting Vision in Swarm Robotics},
    year = 2013
    }
  • B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, S. Alers, K. Stankov√°, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “Toward soft heterogeneity in robotic swarms,” in The 25th benelux conference on artificial intelligence (bnaic 2013), 2013, pp. 384-385.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{ranjbar2013toward,
    author = {Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Alers, Sjriek and Stankov{\'a}, Katerina and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {The 25th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC 2013)},
    interhash = {1887d23709bf2b5b87724514b3a17887},
    intrahash = {2bbd3e001a9f26e7ab259d504e6fd84b},
    pages = {384--385},
    title = {Toward Soft Heterogeneity in Robotic Swarms},
    year = 2013
    }
  • J. Efremova, B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, F. A. Oliehoek, T. Calders, and K. Tuyls, “An interactive, web-based tool for genealogical entity resolution,” 25th benelux conference on artificial intelligence, pp. 376-377, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{efremova2013interactive,
    author = {Efremova, Julia and Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Oliehoek, Frans A and Calders, Toon and Tuyls, Karl},
    interhash = {a2aa2089247c7874862175712b4ba7cc},
    intrahash = {a3a9af9a33398b9e34d4134433dde745},
    journal = {25th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence},
    pages = {376--377},
    title = {An Interactive, Web-based Tool for Genealogical Entity Resolution},
    year = 2013
    }
  • B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, S. Alers, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “Stico in action,” in Proceedings of the 2013 international conference on autonomous agents and multi-agent systems, 2013, pp. 1403-1404.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{ranjbar2013stico,
    author = {Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Alers, Sjriek and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2013 international conference on Autonomous agents and multi-agent systems},
    interhash = {14085ea57c8e9a51c078ade5474aa230},
    intrahash = {92db72f5d74c700a26e0428235d97c96},
    organization = {International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and},
    pages = {1403--1404},
    title = {StiCo in action},
    year = 2013
    }
  • D. Hennes, D. Claes, W. Meeussen, and K. Tuyls, “Multi-robot collision avoidance with localization uncertainty,” in Proceedings of 11th international conference on adaptive agents and multi-agent systems (aamas 2012), Valencia, Spain, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Hennes2012,
    address = {Valencia, Spain},
    author = {Hennes, Daniel and Claes, Daniel and Meeussen, Wim and Tuyls, Karl},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Adaptive Agents and Multi-agent Systems (AAMAS 2012)},
    interhash = {873c024b988ea04166cffc27f67b3fc7},
    intrahash = {565656af6a5c7d15e93a6fa75d89eca9},
    month = {June},
    title = {Multi-robot collision avoidance with localization uncertainty},
    year = 2012
    }
  • H. B. Ammar and S. de Jong, “Advocating an application-driven machine learning curriculum,” in Proceedings of the teaching machine learning workshop at the international conference of machine learning (icml), Edinburg, Scotland, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Haitham2012e,
    address = {Edinburg, Scotland},
    author = {Ammar, Haitham Bou and de Jong, Steven},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the Teaching Machine Learning Workshop at the International Conference of Machine Learning (ICML)},
    interhash = {fa3534c23e7e0b9b7137b2bc6218d535},
    intrahash = {d68753ee446aea8d3d6a0f688a4fcfed},
    title = {Advocating an Application-Driven Machine Learning Curriculum},
    year = 2012
    }
  • S. Chen, H. B. Ammar, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “Transfer learning for bilateral multi issue negotiation,” in Proceedings of the benelux conference on artificial intelligence (bnaic), Maastricht, The Netherlands, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Haitham2012g,
    address = {Maastricht, The Netherlands},
    author = {Chen, Siqi and Ammar, Haitham Bou and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC)},
    interhash = {3d5154168c7df5f8e8d76e67db5f68c4},
    intrahash = {39c51fab293b15ccd4a147806142c344},
    title = {Transfer Learning for Bilateral Multi Issue Negotiation},
    year = 2012
    }
  • H. B. Ammar, M. E.Taylor, K. Tuyls, K. Driessens, and G. Weiss, “Reinforcement learning transfer via sparse coding (full paper),” in Proceedings of the eleventh conference on autonomous agents and multiagent systems (aamas), Valencia, Spain, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Haitham2012a,
    address = {Valencia, Spain},
    author = {Ammar, Haitham Bou and E.Taylor, Mathew and Tuyls, Karl and Driessens, Kurt and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the eleventh conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS)},
    interhash = {0d6ff21e0b976807566b943279795b7f},
    intrahash = {876f0c0fb82afebfbf98375ef5dd5253},
    title = {Reinforcement Learning Transfer via Sparse Coding (Full Paper)},
    year = 2012
    }
  • M. Chami, H. B. Ammar, H. Voss, K. Tuyls, and G. Weiss, “An intelligent sysml-based conceptual design evaluation of mechatronic systems,” in Proceedings of the benelux conference on artificial intelligence (bnaic), Maastricht, The Netherlands, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Haitham2012h,
    address = {Maastricht, The Netherlands},
    author = {Chami, Mohammad and Ammar, Haitham Bou and Voss, Holger and Tuyls, Karl and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC)},
    interhash = {df14095a674c74c49043e8549202cb72},
    intrahash = {5cb8c8d8db2a986c798694c456eab758},
    title = {An Intelligent SysML-based Conceptual Design Evaluation of Mechatronic Systems},
    year = 2012
    }
  • H. B. Ammar and M. Tokic, “Reinforcement learning using a physical robot,” in Proceedings of the teaching machine learning workshop at the international conference of machine learning (icml), Edinburg, Scotland, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Haitham2012d,
    address = {Edinburg, Scotland},
    author = {Ammar, Haitham Bou and Tokic, Michel},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the Teaching Machine Learning Workshop at the International Conference of Machine Learning (ICML)},
    interhash = {eceedebf479c40fee1e2799921067461},
    intrahash = {cc3f0dec18f0d3557d34a397cdc7634d},
    title = {Reinforcement Learning using a Physical Robot},
    year = 2012
    }
  • B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, G. Weiss, and A. Nakisaee, “A multi-robot coverage approach based on stigmergic communication,” in Multiagent system technologies, lecture notes in computer science, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2012, pp. 126-138.
    [Bibtex]
    @incollection{ranjbar2012multi,
    author = {Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Weiss, Gerhard and Nakisaee, Ali},
    booktitle = {Multiagent System Technologies, Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
    interhash = {e4602dc45689bd3bc31d6b4a2586631e},
    intrahash = {737082e561b9d23271b065b4f8f4d785},
    pages = {126--138},
    publisher = {Springer Berlin/Heidelberg},
    title = {A Multi-robot Coverage Approach Based on Stigmergic Communication},
    year = 2012
    }
  • H. B. Ammar, M. Kaisers, and K. Tuyls, “Evolutionary dynamics of ant colony optimization,” in Proceedings of the multiagent technology and systems (mates), Trier, Germany, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Haitham2012c,
    address = {Trier, Germany},
    author = {Ammar, Haitham Bou and Kaisers, Michael and Tuyls, Karl},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the Multiagent Technology and Systems (MATES)},
    interhash = {d0139a4c5ee73faac3c80d5b920c5867},
    intrahash = {1ff49eebeb1502d640759ef27f61936f},
    title = {Evolutionary Dynamics of Ant Colony Optimization},
    year = 2012
    }
  • B. Ranjbar-Sahraei, G. Weiss, and A. Nakisaee, “Stigmergic coverage algorithm for multi-robot systems (demonstration),” in Proceedings of the 11th international conference on autonomous agents and multiagent systems-volume 3, 2012, pp. 1497-1498.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{ranjbar2012stigmergic,
    author = {Ranjbar-Sahraei, Bijan and Weiss, Gerhard and Nakisaee, Ali},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems-Volume 3},
    interhash = {9536bce8e03b2ba1660f8b887e033026},
    intrahash = {8f25bc705b54a3891b0e6e200f0dee24},
    organization = {International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and},
    pages = {1497--1498},
    title = {Stigmergic coverage algorithm for multi-robot systems (demonstration)},
    year = 2012
    }
  • H. B. Ammar, M. E. Taylor, K. Tuyls, K. Driessens, and G. Weiss, “Reinforcement learning transfer using a sparse-coded inter-task mapping,” in Proceedings of the benelux conference on artificial intelligence (bnaic), Maastricht, The Netherlands, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Haitham2012f,
    address = {Maastricht, The Netherlands},
    author = {Ammar, Haitham Bou and Taylor, Matthew E. and Tuyls, Karl and Driessens, Kurt and Weiss, Gerhard},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC)},
    interhash = {ae6d17922d05d40284d1e58f8d0e438d},
    intrahash = {0cf0472ef996d8013db1bd1e350977a9},
    title = {Reinforcement Learning Transfer Using a Sparse-Coded Inter-Task Mapping},
    year = 2012
    }