Publications

NB Publications in 2008 and before are under the name A.J. Smith

2017

"A Temporal Relaxed Planning Graph Heuristic for Planning With Envelopes" A. J. Coles and A. I. Coles. Proceedings of the Twenty Seventh International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-17). June 2017. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"ERGO: A Framework for the Development of Autonomous Robots" Ocón, J., Delfa, J. M., Medina, A., Lachat, D., Marc, R., Woods, M., Wallace, I., Coles, A. I., Coles, A. J., Long, D., Keller, T., Helmert, M. & Bensalem, S. Proceedings of the 14th Symposium on Advanced Space Technologies in Robotics and Automation (ASTRA). June 2017. Download PDF

"Planning for Persuasion" E. Black, A. J. Coles and C. Hampson.Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Conference on Antonomous Agents and Multiagent Sytems (AAMAS-17). January 2017. Download PDF

2016

"Optimal Simple Strategies for Persuasion" E. Black, A. J. Coles and C. Hampson.Proceedings of the Twenty Second European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI-16). August 2016.

"Have I Been Here Before? State Memoisation in Temporal Planning" A. J. Coles and A. I. Coles. Proceedings of the Twenty Sixth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-16). June 2016. Download PDF (BibTeX)

2014

"Automated Planning of Simple Persuasion Dialogues." E. Black, A. J. Coles and S. Bernardini. Computational Logic in Multi-Agent Systems: 15th International Workshop. August 2014. Download PDF

"PDDL+ Planning with Events and Linear Processes." A. J. Coles and A. I. Coles. Proceedings of the Twenty Fourth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-14). June 2014. Download PDF (BibTeX)

2013

" Searching for Good Solutions in Goal-Dense Search Spaces." A. J. Coles and A. I. Coles. Proceedings of the Twenty Third International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-13). June 2013. Download PDF (BibTeX) (Video of Conference Talk)

" PDDL+ Planning with Events and Linear Processes." A. J. Coles and A. I. Coles. Proceedings of 1st Workshop on Planning in Continuous Domains at the Twenty Third International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-13). June 2013. Download PDF (BibTeX) (Video of Workshop Talk)

"A Hybrid LP-RPG Heuristic for Modelling Numeric Resource Flows in Planning A.J. Coles, A.I. Coles, M. Fox, D. Long. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research vol. 46. March 2013. pp. 343--412. Download From JAIR (BibTeX) (Video Lecture about LPRPG)

2012

"Opportunistic Branched Plans to Maximise Utility in the Presence of Resource Uncertainty." A. J. Coles. Proceedings of the Twentieth European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI-12). August 2012. Download PDF (BibTeX) (Video of Conference Talk)

"Temporal Planning with Preferences and Time-Dependent Continuous Costs." J. Benton, A. J. Coles and A. I. Coles. Proceedings of the Twenty Second International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-12). June 2012. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Automated Planning for Liner Shipping Fleet Repositioning." K. Tierney, A. J. Coles, A. I. Coles, C. Kroer, A. Britt, R. M. Jensen. Proceedings of the Twenty Second International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-12). June 2012. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"A PDDL Domain for the Liner Shipping Fleet Repositioning Problem." K. Tierney, A. J. Coles, A. I. Coles, R. M. Jensen. Technical Report TR-2012-152, IT University of Copenhagen.. June 2012. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Branched Plans with Execution-Time Choice to Reduce the Costs of Conservative Planning." A. J. Coles and A. I. Coles. Proceedings of the Workshop on Planning and Plan Execution for Real-World Systems: Principles and Practices (PLANEX '12), ICAPS-12. June 2012. Download PDF (Please direct citations to the conference paper BibTeX)

"COLIN: Planning with Continuous Linear Numeric Change." A. J. Coles, A. I. Coles, M. Fox and D. Long. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research. vol. 44. May 2012. pp. 1--96. Download From JAIR (BibTeX)

"A Survey of the Seventh International Planning Competition." A. J. Coles, A. I. Coles, A. Garcia Olaya, S. Jimenez, C. Linares Lopez, S. Sanner and S. Yoon. AI Magazine. 33 (1). 2012. pp.  83--88.

2011

"Cost-Sensitive Concurrent Planning under Duration Uncertainty for Service Level Agreements." A. J. Coles, A. I. Coles, A. Clark, and S. T. Gilmore. Proceedings of the Twenty First International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-11). June 2011. Abstract Download PDF (BibTeX)

"LPRPG-P: Relaxed Plan Heuristics for Planning with Preferences." A. J. Coles and A. I. Coles. Proceedings of the Twenty First International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-11). June 2011. Abstract Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Voltage Control of Distribution Network Using an Artificial Intelligence Planning Method." J. Cao, K. R. W. Bell, A. J. Coles, and A. I. Coles. Proceedings of the Twenty First International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution (CIRED). June 2011. Abstract (BibTeX)

2010

"Forward-Chaining Partial-Order Planning." A. J. Coles, A. I. Coles, M. Fox, and D. Long. Proceedings of the Twentieth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS-10). May 2010. Abstract Download PDF Visit website (BibTeX)

"Completeness-Preserving Pruning for Optimal Planning." A. J. Coles and A. I. Coles. Proceedings of the Nineteenth European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI-10). August 2010. Abstract (BibTeX)

"Problem-Structure-Based Pruning for Cost-Optimal Planning." A. J. Coles and A. I. Coles. Technical Report, Extended version of the ECAI paper 'Completeness-Preserving Pruning for Optimal Planning'. 2010. Download PDF (BibTeX)

2009

"Extending the Use of Inference in Temporal Planning as Forwards Search." A. J. Coles, A. I. Coles, M. Fox, and D. Long. Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 09). September 2009. Abstract Download PDF (BibTeX) (Video of Conference Talk)

"ICAPS Workshop on Planning and Learning." A. J. Coles and A. I. Coles and S. Jimenez Celorrio and S. Fernandez Arregui and T. de la Rosa. September 2009. Visit website (BibTeX)

"Temporal Planning in Domains with Linear Processes." A. J. Coles, A. I. Coles, M. Fox, and D. Long. Twenty-First International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI). July 2009. Download PDF Visit website (BibTeX)

"Managing concurrency in temporal planning using planner-scheduler interaction." A. I. Coles, M. Fox, K. Halsey, D. Long, and A. J. Smith. Artificial Intelligence. 173 (1). January 2009. pp. 1--44. Visit website (BibTeX)

"Configuring Service-Oriented Systems using PEPA and AI Planning." A. J. Coles, A. I. Coles, and S. Gilmore. Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Process Algebra and Stochastically Timed Activities (PASTA 2009). August 2009. Abstract Download PDF Visit website (BibTeX)

"The role of AI planning as a decision support tool in power substation management." K. R. W. Bell, A. J. Coles, A. I. Coles, M. Fox, and D. Long. AI Communications. 22 (1). 2009. pp. 37--57. Visit website (BibTeX)

"Incremental Constraint-Posting Algorithms in Interleaved Planning and Scheduling." A. J. Coles, A. I. Coles, M. Fox, and D. Long. Proceedings of the Workshop on Constraint Satisfaction Techniques for Planning and Scheduling (COPLAS '09), ICAPS 09. 2009. Download PDF (BibTeX)

2008

"Additive-Disjunctive Heuristics for Optimal Planning." A. I. Coles, M. Fox, D. Long, and A. J. Smith. Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 08). September 2008. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"A Hybrid Relaxed Planning Graph-LP Heuristic for Numeric Planning Domains." A. I. Coles, M. Fox, D. Long, and A. J. Smith. Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 08). September 2008. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Upwards: The Role of Analysis in Cost Optimal SAS+ Planning." A. I. Coles and A. J. Smith. IPC 2008 Booklet on participating planners, ICAPS 2008.. September 2008. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Planning with Problems Requiring Temporal Coordination." A. I. Coles, M. Fox, D. Long, and A. J. Smith. Proceedings of the Twenty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 08). July 2008. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Teaching Forward-Chaining Planning with JavaFF." A. I. Coles, M. Fox, D. Long, and A. J. Smith. Colloquium on AI Education, Twenty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence. July 2008. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Planning with Linear Continuous Numeric Change." A. J. Coles, A. I. Coles, M. Fox, and D. Long. Proceedings of the 27th Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group (PlanSIG 2008). December 2008. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"The Application of Planning to Power Substation Voltage Control." K. Bell, A. I. Coles, M. Fox, D. Long, and A. J. Smith. ICAPS Workshop on Scheduling and Planning Applications (SPARK). 2008. Download PDF (BibTeX)

2007

"A New Local-Search Algorithm for Forward-Chaining Planning." A. I. Coles, M. Fox, and A. J. Smith. Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 07). September 2007. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Planning with Respect to an Existing Schedule of Events." A. I. Coles, M. Fox, D. Long, and A. J. Smith. Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 07). September 2007. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Online Identification of Useful Macro-Actions for Planning." A. I. Coles, M. Fox, and A. J. Smith. Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 07). September 2007. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Marvin: A Heuristic Search Planner with Online Macro-Action Learning." A. I. Coles and A. J. Smith. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research. vol. 28. February 2007. pp. 119--156. Download PDF (BibTeX)

2006

"Extending the Use of Plateau-Escaping Macro-Actions in Planning." A. J. Smith. Doctoral Consortium, ICAPS 2006. June 2006. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Generic Types and their Use in Improving the Quality of Search Heuristics." A. I. Coles and A. J. Smith. Proceedings of the 25th Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group (PlanSIG 2006). December 2006. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Planning in Probabilistic Domains Using a Deterministic Numeric Planner." S. Jimenez, A. I. Coles, and A. J. Smith. Proceedings of the 25th Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group (PlanSIG 2006). December 2006. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Simulating the use of Macro-Actions Through Action Reordering." A. I. Coles and A. J. Smith. Proceedings of the 25th Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group (PlanSIG 2006). December 2006. Download PDF (BibTeX)

2005

"On the Inference and Management of Macro-Actions in Forward-Chaining Planning." A. I. Coles and A. J. Smith. Proceedings of the 24th Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group (PlanSIG 2005). December 2005. Download PDF (BibTeX)

2004

"Marvin: Macro-Actions from Reduced Versions of the Instance." A. I. Coles and A. J. Smith. IPC4 Booklet, ICAPS 2004. June 2004. Download PDF Visit website (BibTeX)

Theses

"Online Generation and use of Macro-Actions in Forward-Chaining Planning" A. J. Smith. PhD thesis, University of Strathclyde, UK. 2007. Download PDF (BibTeX)

"Autonomous Mars Rover Simulation" A. J. Smith. Final Year BSc Project Dissertation, Department of Computer Science, University of Durham, UK. 2003. Download PDF (BibTeX)