The Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (IIIA) is a research center belonging to the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).
Research Topics include: Learning Systems, Intelligent Agents, Logic Reasoning and Search, Electronic Marketplaces, Autonomous Robots, Music with AI.
For the thesis entitled "On modal expansions of t-norm based logics with rational constants" defended at the Faculty of Mathematics of the Universitat de Barcelona.
The paper: “Generalize and Blend: Concept Blending Based on Generalization, Analogy, and Amalgams” by Tarek R. Besold and Enric Plaza, has been awarded the Best Paper Award at ICCC 2015.
For the thesis entitled "Negotiations over Large Agreement Spaces", Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Supervisor: Carles Sierra
The PhD Thesis "Facing the challenge of automated negotiation with humans" by Angela Fabregues has received the "Outstanding PhD Award" from the Computer Science Department of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) for theses defended in 2012 and 2013.