Dr Leandro Soriano Marcolino

Lecturer in Data Engineering

Research Overview

Main area: Artificial Intelligence, Multi-agent Systems

Research interests: Coordination, collaboration, team formation

Current domains: Social networks, Games, Arts/Design, Robotics, Bioinformatics

**For current publications, visit my website at http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/staff/sorianom/ **

Every team deserves a second chance: an extended study on predicting team performance
Soriano Marcolino, L., Lakshminarayanan, A., Nagarajan, V., Tambe, M. 09/2017 In: Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems. 31, 5, p. 1003-1054. 52 p.
Journal article

Avoiding target congestion on the navigation of robotic swarms
Soriano Marcolino, L., dos Passos, Y.T., de Souza, Á.A.F., Rodrigues, A.d.S., Chaimowicz, L. 08/2017 In: Autonomous Robots. 41, 6, p. 1297-1320. 24 p.
Journal article

Emerging Sounds Through Implicit Cooperation: A Novel Model for Dynamic Music Generation
Escarce Junior, M., Rossmann Martins, G., Soriano Marcolino, L., dos Passos, Y.T. 1/07/2017 In: Proceedings of the 13th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE'17).
Paper

Bang: a system for training and visualization in multi-agent team formation
Antunes Silva, S., Renato Dias, S., Soriano Marcolino, L. 8/05/2017 In: AAMAS '17 Proceedings of the 16th Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems São Paulo, Brazil — May 08 - 12, 2017 . Richland, SC : International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems p. 1781-1783. 3 p.
Paper

Blind Creation: Emerging Music Through Implicit Collaboration
Escarce Junior, M., Rossmann Martins, G., Soriano Marcolino, L., dos Passos, Y.T. 05/2017
Conference paper

Ten years on, the iPhone has taken us back as many steps as it has taken us forward
Soriano Marcolino, L., Sahb, R. 9/01/2017
Other contribution

Simultaneous influencing and mapping social networks (Extended Abstract)
Soriano Marcolino, L., Lakshminarayanan, A., Yadav, A., Tambe, M. 9/05/2016 In: AAMAS '16 Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multiagent Systems. Richland, SC : International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems p. 1439-1440. 2 p. ISBN: 9781450342391.
Conference contribution

Jikan to Kukan: a hands-on musical experience in AI, games and art
Rossmann Martins, G., Escarce Junior, M., Soriano Marcolino, L. 5/03/2016 In: Proceedings of the 30th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2016). AAAI p. 4377-4388. 2 p.
Conference contribution

Simultaneous influencing and mapping for health interventions
Soriano Marcolino, L., Lakshminarayanan, A., Yadav, A., Tambe, M. 12/02/2016 In: 3rd Workshop on Expanding the Boundaries of Health Informatics Using AI (HIAI'16). AAAI 13 p.
Conference contribution

Multi-agent team formation for design problems
Soriano Marcolino, L., Xu, H., Gerber, D.J., Kolev, B., Price, S., Pantazis, E., Tambe, M. 2016 In: Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Normes in Agent Systems XI. Springer p. 354-375. 22 p. ISBN: 9783319426907. Electronic ISBN: 9783319426914.
Conference contribution

PSINET: assisting HIV prevention amongst homeless youth by planning ahead
Yadav, A., Soriano Marcolino, L., Rice, E., Petering, R., Winetrobe, H., Rhoades, H., Tambe, M., Carmichael, H. 2016 Ai Magazine 16 p.
Featured article

Three fundamental pillars of decision-centered teamwork
Soriano Marcolino, L. 2016 243 p.
Doctoral Thesis

The power of teams that disagree: team formation in large action spaces
Soriano Marcolino, L., Xu, H., Xin Jiang, A., Tambe, M., Bowring, E. 7/11/2015 In: Coordination, Organizations, Institutions and Norms in Agent Systems X. Springer p. 213-232. 20 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Design agency: prototyping multi-agent systems in architecture
Gerber, D.J., Pantazis, E., Soriano Marcolino, L. 16/06/2015 In: Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures. The Next City - New Technologies and the Future of the Built Environment. Springer p. 213-235. 23 p.
Paper

Agent teams for design problems
Soriano Marcolino, L., Xu, H., Gerber, D.J., Kolev, B., Price, S., Pantazis, E., Tambe, M. 4/05/2015 In: 19th International Workshop on Coordination, Organisations, Institutions and Norms (COIN 2015). AAMAS p. 189-204. 16 p.
Paper

Every team deserves a second chance: Identifying when things go wrong
Nagarajan, V., Soriano Marcolino, L., Tambe, M. 05/2015 In: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2015). p. 695-703. 9 p.
Paper

A multi-agent systems for design simulation framework: experiments with virtual-physical-social feedback for architecture
Gerber, D.J., Pantazis, E., Soriano Marcolino, L., Heydarian, A. 12/04/2015 In: Proceedings of the 6th Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD 2015). Society for Modeling & Simulation International ( SCS ) 8 p.
Paper

Multi-agent team formation: solving complex problems by aggregating opinions (Doctoral Consortium)
Soriano Marcolino, L. 4/03/2015 In: Proceedings of the 29th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2015). AAAI p. 4257-4258. 2 p.
Paper

Agents vote for the environment: designing energy-efficient architecture
Soriano Marcolino, L., Gerber, D.J., Kolev, B., Price, S., Pantazis, E., Tiam, Y., Tambe, M. 2015 In: AAAI Workshop on Computational Sustainability (AAAI 2015).
Conference contribution

Every team deserves a second chance: An Interactive 9x9 Go Experience (Demonstration)
Nagarajan, V., Soriano Marcolino, L., Tambe, M. 2015 In: AAMAS '15 Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems. International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems p. 1909-1910. 2 p.
Paper

Every team deserves a second chance: identifying when things go wrong (Student Abstract)
Nagarajan, V., Soriano Marcolino, L., Tambe, M. 2015 In: Proceedings of the 29th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2015). p. 4184-4185. 2 p.
Paper

Every team makes mistakes: an initial report on predicting failure in teamwork
Nagarajan, V., Soriano Marcolino, L., Tambe, M. 2015 In: AAAI Workshop Learning for General Competency in Video Games (AAAI 2015). AAAI p. 35-42. 8 p.
Paper

Every team makes mistakes, in large action spaces
Soriano Marcolino, L., Nagarajan, V., Tambe, M. 2015 In: 9th Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (M-PREF 2015). 7 p.
Conference contribution

PSINET - an online POMDP solver for HIV prevention in homeless populations
Yadav, A., Soriano Marcolino, L., Rice, E., Petering, R., Winetrobe, H., Rhoades, H., Tambe, M., Carmichael, H. 2015 In: Proceedings of the AAAI-15 Workshop on Planning, Search, and Optimization (PlanSOpt-15).
Conference contribution

Preventing HIV spread in homeless populations using PSINET: emerging application case study
Yadav, A., Soriano Marcolino, L., Rice, E., Petering, R., Winetrobe, H., Rhoades, H., Tambe, M., Carmichael, H. 2015 In: Proceedings of the 27th Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI 2015). IAAI p. 4006-4011. 6 p.
Paper

Three fundamental pillars of multi-agent team formation (Doctoral Consortium)
Soriano Marcolino, L., Tambe, M. 2015 In: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2015). AAMAS 2 p.
Paper

Unleashing the power of multi-agent voting teams
Soriano Marcolino, L., Tambe, M. 2015 In: Proceedings of the 24th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2015). IJCAI p. 4399-4400. 2 p.
Paper

Diverse randomized agents vote to win
Xin Jiang, A., Soriano Marcolino, L., Procaccia, A.D., Sandholm, T., Shah, N., Tambe, M. 12/2014 In: Proceedings of the 28th Neural Information Processing Systems Conference (NIPS 2014). 20 p.
Paper

Give a hard problem to a diverse team: exploring large action spaces
Soriano Marcolino, L., Xu, H., Xin Jiang, A., Tambe, M., Bowring, E. 08/2014 In: Proceedings of the 28th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2014). Québec, Canada 7 p.
Paper

A detailed analysis of a multi-agent diverse team
Soriano Marcolino, L., Zhang, C., Xin Jiang, A., Tambe, M. 4/06/2014 In: Coordination, Organizations, Institutions and Norms in Agent Systems IX. Springer p. 3-24. 22 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Aggregating opinions to design energy-efficient buildings
Soriano Marcolino, L., Kolev, B., Price, S., Palangat Veetil, S., Gerber, D.J., Musil, J., Tambe, M. 2014 In: 8th Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (M-PREF 2014).
Conference contribution

Team formation in large action spaces
Soriano Marcolino, L., Xu, H., Xin Jiang, A., Tambe, M., Bowring, E. 2014 In: 17th International Workshop on Coordination, Organisations, Institutions and Norms (COIN 2014).
Conference contribution

Diversity beats strength?: a hands-on experience with 9x9 go (Demonstration)
Soriano Marcolino, L., Chen, D., Xin Jiang, A., Tambe, M. 2013 In: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2013).
Paper

Diversity beats strength?: towards forming a powerful team
Soriano Marcolino, L., Xin Jiang, A., Tambe, M. 2013 In: 15th International Workshop on Coordination, Organisations, Institutions and Norms (COIN 2013).
Conference contribution

Multi-agent team formation: diversity beats strength?
Soriano Marcolino, L., Xin Jiang, A., Tambe, M. 2013 In: Proceedings of the 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2013). Beijing, China : IJCAI
Paper

Multi-agent Monte Carlo go
Soriano Marcolino, L., Matsubara, H. 2011 In: AAMAS '11 The 10th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems - Volume 1. Richland, SC : International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems p. 21-28. 8 p.
Paper

Multi-agent Monte Carlo go
Soriano Marcolino, L. 2011
Master's Thesis

Genome visualization in space
Soriano Marcolino, L., Couto, B.R.G.M., dos Santos, M.A. 2010 In: Advances in Bioinformatics. Springer p. 225-232. 8 p.
Paper

Visualizing high dimensional and multivariate data applying singular value decomposition followed by optimization
Couto, B.R.G.M., Boaventura, M.A., Soriano Marcolino, L., dos Santos, M.A. 2010
Abstract

Traffic control for a swarm of robots: avoiding target congestion
Soriano Marcolino, L., Chaimowicz, L. 10/10/2009 In: Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2009). St. Louis, MO : IEEE p. 1955-1961. 7 p.
Paper

Algoritmos de Coordenação para Enxames de Robôs
Soriano Marcolino, L., Chaimowicz, L. 2009 In: Revista Eletrônica de Iniciação Científica. 9, 3, 20 p.
Journal article

Traffic control for a swarm of robots: avoiding group conflicts
Soriano Marcolino, L., Chaimowicz, L. 2009 In: Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2009). St. Louis, MO : IEEE p. 1949-1954. 6 p.
Paper

A coordination mechanism for swarm navigation: experiments and analysis (Short Paper)
Soriano Marcolino, L., Chaimowicz, L. 2008 In: Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2008). International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems 4 p.
Paper

Controle de Tráfego para um Enxame de Robôs
Soriano Marcolino, L. 2008
Other contribution

Experiments in the coordination of large groups of robots
Soriano Marcolino, L., Chaimowicz, L. 2008 In: Advances in Artificial Intelligence - SBIA 2008. Berlin : Springer-Verlag p. 268-277. 10 p.
Paper

No robot left behind: coordination to overcome local minima in swarm navigation
Soriano Marcolino, L., Chaimowicz, L. 2008 In: Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Pasadena, California p. 1904-1909. 6 p.
Paper