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Journal publications

Tran-Thanh, Long, Chapman, Archie, Rogers, Alex and Jennings, Nicholas R. (2014) Budget-Limited Multi-Armed Bandits (Invited to submit to Artificial Intelligence).

Tran-Thanh, Long, Stein, Sebastian, Rogers, Alex and Jennings, Nick (2014) Effcient Crowdsourcing of Unknown Experts using Bounded Multi–Armed Bandits. Artificial Intelligence, 214, 89-111.

Tran-Thanh, Long, Rogers, Alex and Jennings, Nick (2012) Long–Term Information Collection with Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensors: A Multi–Armed Bandit Based Approach. Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 25, (2), 352-394.

Kho, Johnsen, Tran-Thanh, Long, Rogers, Alex and Jennings, Nicholas R. (2010) An Agent-Based Distributed Coordination Mechanism for Wireless Visual Sensor Nodes Using Dynamic Programming. The Computer Journal, 53, (8), 1277-1290.

Levendovszky, János, Tran-Thanh, Long, Treplán, Gergely, Kiss, Gábor (2010) Fading-aware reliable and energy efficient routing in wireless sensor networks. In, Computer Communications, 33, 102 - 109.



Peer reviewed conference publications

Ngoc Cuong Truong, Tim Baarslag, Gopal Ramchurn, Long Tran-Thanh (2016) Interactive scheduling of appliance usage in the home. In, Proc. 25th Int. Joint Conf. on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2016), New York, USA, 09 - 15 July 2016. , 7pp.

Marcin Waniek, Long Tran-Thanh, Tomasz Michalak (2016) Repeated Dollar Auctions: A Multi-Armed Bandit Approach. In, Proc. of the 2016 International Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2016), Singapore, 579 - 587.

Qingyu Guo, Bo An, Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, Long Tran-Thanh, Jiarui Gan, Chunyan Miao (2016) Coalitional Security Games. In, Proc. of the 2016 International Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2016), Singapore, 159 - 167.

Haifeng Xu, Long Tran-Thanh, Nicholas R Jennings (2016) Playing Repeated Security Games with No Prior Knowledge. In, Proc. of the 2016 International Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2016), Singapore, 104 - 112.

Jaya Kawale, Hung H Bui, Branislav Kveton, Long Tran-Thanh, Sanjay Chawla (2015) Efficient Thompson Sampling for Online Matrix-Factorization Recommendation. In, Proc. 2016 Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2015), Montreal, Canada, 297 - 1305.

Long Tran-Thanh, Yingce Xia, Tao Qin and Nicholas R. Jennings (2015) Efficient Algorithms with Performance Guarantees for the Stochastic Multiple-Choice Knapsack Problem. In, Proc. 24th Int. Joint Conf. on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2015), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 25 - 31 July 2015. , 7pp.

The Anh Han, Long Tran-Thanh and Nicholas R. Jennings (2015) The Cost of Interference in Evolving Multiagent Systems. In, 14th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems(AAMAS 2015), Istanbul, Turkey, 04 - 08 May 2015. , 1719 -1720.

Tran-Thanh, Long, Huynh, Trung Dong, Rosenfeld, Avi, Ramchurn, Sarvapali D. and Jennings, Nicholas R. (2015) Crowdsourcing Complex Workflows under Budget Constraints. In, Twenty-Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2015), Austin, Texas, USA, 25 - 30 Jan 2015. AAAI Press 9pp.

Naroditskiy, Victor, Stein, Sebastian, Tonin, Mirco, Tran-Thanh, Long, Vlassopoulos, Michael and Jennings, N.R. (2014) Referral incentives in crowdfunding. In, Conference on Human Computation & Crowdsourcing (HCOMP 2014), Pittsburgh, US, 02 - 04 Nov 2014. , 171-183.

Tran-Thanh, Long, Stavrogiannis, Lampros C. , Naroditskiy, Victor, Robu, Valentin, Jennings, Nicholas R. and Key, Peter (2014) Efficient regret bounds for online bid optimisation in budget-limited sponsored search auctions. In, 30th Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2014), Quebec, CA, 23 - 27 Jul 2014. 10pp.

Tran-Thanh, Long, Huynh, Trung Dong, Rosenfield, Avi, Ramchurn, Sarvapali and Jennings, Nicholas R. (2014) BudgetFix: budget limited crowdsourcing for interdependent task allocation with quality guarantees. In, 13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems(AAMAS 2014), Paris, FR, 05 - 09 May 2014. International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, 477-484.

Tran-Thanh, Long, Nguyen, Tri-Dung, Rahwan, Talal, Rogers, Alex and Jennings, N. R. (2013) An efficient vector-based representation for coalitional games. In, Proc. 23rd Int. Joint Conf. on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2013), Beijing, China, 03-09 Aug 2013, 383-389.

Tran-Thanh, Long, Venanzi, Matteo, Rogers, Alex and Jennings, Nicholas R. (2013) Efficient Budget Allocation with Accuracy Guarantees for Crowdsourcing Classification Tasks. In, Twelfth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2013), St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, 901-908.

Truong, Ngoc Cuong, McInerney, James, Tran-Thanh, Long, Costanza, Enrico and Ramchurn, Sarvapali D. (2013) Forecasting multi-appliance usage for smart home energy management. In, 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2013), Beijing, CN, 03 - 09 Aug 2013.

Truong, Ngoc Cuong, Tran-Thanh, Long, Costanza, Enrico and Ramchurn, Sarvapali D. (2013) Towards appliance usage prediction for home energy management. At ACM E-Energy 2013, Berkeley, US, 21 - 24 May 2013. 2pp.

Stranders, Ruben, Tran-Thanh, Long, Delle Fave, Francesco Maria, Rogers, Alex and Jennings, Nick (2012) DCOPS and bandits: Exploration and exploitation in decentralised coordination. In, Proc. 11th Int. Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2012), Valencia, Spain, , 289-297.

Tran-Thanh, Long, Chapman, Archie, Rogers, Alex and Jennings, Nicholas R. (2012) Knapsack based optimal policies for budget-limited multi-armed bandits. In, Twenty-Sixth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2012), Toronto, CA, 22 Jul 2012. , 1134-1140.
(AAAI Outstanding Paper Honorable Mention Award).

Tran-Thanh, Long, Stein, Sebastian, Rogers, Alex and Jennings, Nicholas R. (2012) Efficient crowdsourcing of unknown experts using multi-armed bandits. In, 20th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2012), Montpellier, FR, 27 - 31 Aug 2012. , 768-773.
(Runner-up for the ECAI Best Student Paper Award).

Tran-Thanh, Long, Polukarov, Maria, Chapman, Archie, Rogers, Alex and Jennings, Nicholas R. (2011) On the Existence of Pure Strategy Nash Equilibria in Integer-Splittable Weighted Congestion Games. In, Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT 2011), Amalfi, Italy, 236-253.

Tran-Thanh, Long, Chapman, Archie, Munoz De Cote Flores Luna, Jose Enrique, Rogers, Alex and Jennings, Nicholas R. (2010) Epsilon–First Policies for Budget–Limited Multi-Armed Bandits. In, Twenty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2010), Atlanta, USA, Georgia, 11 - 15 Jul 2010., 1211-1216.

Tran-Thanh, Long, Levendovszky, János (2010) Optimal Time Dependent Data Collection Schemes in Wireless Sensor Networks. In, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2010), Sydney, Australia, 18-21 April 2010., 1 - 6.

Kiss, Gábor, Levendovszky, János, Molnár, Sándor, Tran-Thanh, Long (2010) Delay Characteristics and Server Update Optimization of Multiplayer Gaming in Mobile Environment. In, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2010), Cape Town, South Africa, 23-27 May 2010., 1 - 6.

Tran-Thanh, Long, Levendovszky, János (2009) A novel reliability based routing protocol for power aware communications in wireless sensor networks. In, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2009), Budapest, Hungary, 5 - 8 April 2009., 2308 - 2313.



Workshop pubications

The Anh Han, Long Tran-Thanh and Nicholas R. Jennings (2014) The Cost of Interference in Evolving Systems. The 17th International Workshop on Coordination, Organisations, Institutions and Norms (COIN 2014), Paris, France, 06 May 2014. 6pp.

Truong, Ngoc Cuong, Tran-Thanh, Long, Costanza, Enrico and Ramchurn, D. Sarvapali (2013) Activity prediction for agent-based home energy management. In, Agent Technologies for Energy Systems (ATES 2013), Minnesota, US, 06 - 07 May 2013. 8pp.

Truong, Ngoc Cuong, Tran-Thanh, Long, Costanza, Enrico and Ramchurn, Sarvapali D. (2012) Predicting energy consumption activities for home energy management. At Agent Technologies for Energy Systems (ATES 2012), Valencia, ES, 8pp.

Kho, Johnsen, Tran-Thanh, Long, Rogers, Alex and Jennings, Nick (2009) Distributed Adaptive Sampling, Forwarding, and Routing Algorithms for Wireless Visual Sensor Networks. In, Third International Workshop on Agent Technology for Sensor Networks, a workshop of the 8th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (ATSN 2009), Budapest, Hungary, 10 - 15 May 2009., 63-70.



Edited book chapter

Levendovszky, János, Oláh, András, Treplán, Gergely, Tran-Thanh, Long (2011) Reliability-Based Routing Algorithms for Energy-Aware Communication in Wireless Sensor Networks. In, Performance Models and Risk Management in Communications Systems, 93 - 126, Springer New York.



Thesis, technical reports

Tran-Thanh, Long (2012) Budget-limited multi-armed bandits. University of Southampton, Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences, Doctoral Thesis , 173pp.

Tran-Thanh, Long (2010) Multi–Armed Bandit Models for Efficient Long–Term Information Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks. Technical Report , University of Southampton, UK.



Working papers

Referral Incentives in Crowdfunding - Joint work with Victor Naroditskiy, Sebastian Stein, Mirco Tonin and Michael Vlassopoulos. The website of the project can be found here. A video about our current results can be found here.

The Cost of Interference - Joint work with The Anh Han. A preliminary version of this work has been presented at COIN 2014 and NAG 2014.

Sequential Colonel Blotto - A working project on the sequential two player version of the classical Colonel Blotto game. We investigate the problem from the experimental game theory perspective.