Competition Workshop Programme

International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling

A draft programme has now been constructed as follows (except where marked otherwise, sessions are presentations):

Session Speakers Session Type Title
9.25-9.30 All Welcome Distribution of the IPC-4 questionaire
9.30-10.00 Stefan Edelkamp, Joerg Hoffmann Quo Vadis, IPC-4? --- Proposals for the Classical Part of the 4th International Planning Competition
10.00-10.30 Michael Littmann and Hakan Younes IPC 2004 Probabilistic Planning Track: FAQ 0.1
10.30-11.00 Maria Fox, Jana Koehler, and Subbarao Kambhampati Panel Discussion Evaluation of planners
11.00-11.30 Coffee break    
11.30-11.55 Richard Howey and Derek Long VAL's Progress: The Automatic Validation Tool for PDDL2.1 used in the International Planning Competition
11.55-12.20 Biblav Srivastava A Limited Extension of PDDL for Planning with Non-primitive Actions
12.20-12.45 Sylvie Thiebeaux, Joerg Hoffmann and Bernhard Nebel In Defense of PDDL Axioms
12.45-13.00 Daniel Boroajo to chair Discussion PDDL extensions
13.00-14.30 Lunch    
2.30-2.45 Carl Henrik Westernberg, and John Levine Apollo 13: A Challenge Domain for the Planning Community
2.45-3.05 Roman Bartak Real-life Manufacturing Problems: A Challenge
3.05-3.25 Stefan Edelkamp Limits and Possibilities of PDDL for Model Checking Software
3.25-3.45 Ruy Luiz Milidi and Frederico dos Santos Liporace and Carlos Jos P. de Lucena Pipesworld: Planning Pipeline Transportation of Petroleum Derivatives
3.45-4.00 David Smith to chair Discussion Benchmark domains
4.00-4.30 Coffee break    
4.30-5.00 Sven Koenig, Paolo Traverso, and Derek Long Panel Discussion Future of the IPC, role in/for the field, organizational issues, etc.
5.00-5.30 Lee McCluskey Invited Talk KE competition
5.30-6.00 All Discussion Directions for IPC-4, summary of questionnaire results, open discussion structured along the lines of the questionnaire

The programme is still provisional and we welcome any comments from participants about the organisation and scheduling relative to other parallel workshop schedules.