Papers by theme

AI: Machine Learning & Combinatorial Optimization

  1. Ben Ruijl, Aske Plaat, Jos Vermaseren, Jaap van den Herik:
    Why Local Search Excels in Expression Simplification,
    arXiv 1409.5223, September 2014
  2. Armon Toubman, Jan Joris Roessingh, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Centralized versus Decentralized Team Coordination Using Dynamic Scripting,
    Submitted for publication, 2014
  3. Armon Toubman, Jan Joris Roessingh, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Improving Air-to-Air Combat Behavior Through Transparent Machine Learning,
    Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), Orlando, FL, December 1-5, 2014
  4. Ben Ruijl, Jos Vermaseren, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    HEPGAME and the Simplification of Expressions,
    Keynote at the 11th International Workshop on Boolean Problems, Freiberg, Germany, 17-19 September 2014
    Also in arXiv 1405.6369
  5. Giuseppe Maggiore, Carlos Santos, Aske Plaat:
    Smarter smartphones: understanding and predicting user habits from GPS sensor data,
    9th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications (MobiSPC-2104), August 17-20, 2014, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. 2014
  6. H. Jaap van den Herik, Hiroyuki Iida, Aske Plaat (editors):
    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computers and Games CG2013,
    August 13-15, 2013, Yokohama, Japan, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 8427, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg/Berlin, June, 2014
  7. H. Jaap van den Herik, Aske Plaat, David Levy, and Daniel Dimov:
    Plagiarism in Game Programming Competitions,
    Journal of Entertainment Computing,  5(3) 173-187, June 2014
  8. Armon Toubman, Jan Joris Roessingh, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Dynamic Scripting with Team Coordination in Air Combat Simulation,
    27th International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems (IEAAIE-2014), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, June 3-6, 2014
  9. Armon Toubman, Jan Joris Roessingh, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Dynamic Scripting with Team Coordination in Air Combat Simulation,
    Technical Report NLR-TP-2013-507, January 2014
  10. Ben Ruijl, Jos Vermaseren, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Combining Simulated Annealing and Monte Carlo Tree Search for Expression Simplification,
    Proceedings of International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence 2014 (ICAART2014), Angers, France, pages 724-731, March 6-8, 2014
    Also in arXiv 1312.0841, December 4, 2013
  11. H. Jaap van den Herik, Jan Kuipers, Jos A.M. Vermaseren and Aske Plaat:
    Investigations with Monte Carlo Tree Search for finding better multivariate Horner schemes,
    Proceedings of BNAIC2013, TU Delft, the Netherlands, 7-8 November, 2013
    Also published as journal paper in CCIS 2013
  12. H. Jaap van den Herik, Aske Plaat, Jan Kuipers and Jos Vermaseren:
    Connecting Sciences,
    Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2013), Volume 1, pages IS-7 to IS-16, Barcelona, Spain, February 15-18, 2013 Invited paper/keynote presentation
  13. H. Jaap van den Herik and Aske Plaat (editors):
    Proceedings of the 13th Advances in Computer Games ACG2011,
    November 20-22, 2011, Tilburg The Netherlands, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 7168, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg/Berlin, July 2012
  14. H. Jaap van den Herik, Hiroyuki Iida, Aske Plaat (editors):
    Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computers and Games CG2010,
    September 24-26, 2010, Kanazawa Japan, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 6515, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg/Berlin, February 2011
  15. H. Jaap van den Herik, Jan Kuipers, Jos A.M. Vermaseren and Aske Plaat:
    Investigations with Monte Carlo Tree Search for finding better multivariate Horner schemes,
    Communications in Computer and Information Science 2014
  16. Jan Kuipers, Jos Vermaseren, Aske Plaat and Jaap van den Herik:
    Improving multivariate Horner schemes with Monte Carlo tree search,
    Computer Physics Communications, 184, pp. 2391-2395, 2013
  17. Jonathan Schaeffer, Aske Plaat and Andreas Junghanns:
    Unifying Single-Agent and Two-Player Search,
    Information Science, Vol. 135, Nos. 3-4, pp. 151-175, 2001
  18. Jonathan Schaeffer and Aske Plaat:
    Unifying Single-Agent and Two-Player Search
    Proceedings of AI’2000: The Thirteenth Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Montreal, Canada, May 14-17, 2000
  19. Jonathan Schaeffer and Aske Plaat:
    Deep Blue – Kasparov: the rematch
    ICCA Journal vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 95-102, 1997
  20. Aske Plaat:
    MTD(f), A Minimax Algorithm faster than NegaScout,
    Internal Report online, Erasmus University Rotterdam, January 1997
  21. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    Best-First Fixed-Depth Minimax Algorithms,
    in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 87, Nos. 1-2, pp. 255-293, November 1996.
  22. Aske Plaat:
    Research Re: search & Re-search
    PhD thesis 1996.
    Full description of MTD(f) and Enhanced Transposition Cutoff
  23. Aske Plaat:
    Research Re: search & Re-search,
    PhD Thesis, Tinbergen Institute and Department of Computer Science, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Thesis Publishers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 20, 1996. List of errata.
  24. Wim Pijls, Arie de Bruin, and Aske Plaat:
    A theory of game trees, based on solution trees,
    Technical Report 96-06 (also referenced as 95-01), Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1996
  25. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    A Minimax Algorithm Better than Alpha-Beta? No and Yes,
    Technical Report 95-15, Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, June 1995
  26. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    SSS* = Alpha-Beta + TT,
    Technical Report 94-17, Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, December 1994
  27. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    A New Paradigm for Minimax Search,
    Technical Report 94-18, Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, December 1994
    (Novag award for the best computer chess publication of 1994/1995)
  28. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    Nearly Optimal Minimax Tree Search?,
    Technical Report 94-19, Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, December 1994
  29. Arie de Bruin, Wim Pijls and Aske Plaat:
    Solution Trees as a Basis for Game Tree Search,
    Technical Report EUR-CS-94-04, Erasmus University Rotterdam, May 1994
  30. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls, and Arie de Bruin:
    Exploiting Graph Properties of Game Trees
    In: Proceedings of the 13th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI’96), August 4-8, Portland, Oregon. Volume 1, pp. 234-239, 1996
  31. Jonathan Schaeffer and Aske Plaat:
    New Advances in Alpha-Beta Searching,
    Proceedings of the 24th ACM Computer Science Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, pp. 124-130, February 16-18, 1996
  32. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    Best-First Fixed-Depth Game-Tree Search in Practice,
    Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI’95), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Vol. 1, pp. 273-279, August 1995
  33. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    Best-First and Depth-First Minimax Search in Practice,
    Proceedings of Computing Science in the Netherlands 1995, Utrecht, the Netherlands, pages 182-193, November 27-28, 1995
    A somewhat more technical version of this paper has appeared elsewhere, see below:
  34. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls, and Arie de Bruin:
    An Algorithm Faster than NegaScout and SSS* in Practice,
    Computer Strategy Game Programming Workshop at the World Computer Chess Championship, Hong Kong, May 26, 1995
    A less technical version of this paper has appeared, see above.
  35. Arie de Bruin, Wim Pijls and Aske Plaat:
    Solution Trees as a Basis for Game Tree Search,
    ICCA Journal, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 207-218, December 1994

Systems: High Performance Computing

  1. Ali Mirsoleimani, Aske Plaat, Jos Vermaseren, Jaap van den Herik:
    Performance analysis of a 240 thread tournament level MCTS Go program on the Intel Xeon Phi,
    Submitted for publication, 2014
  2. Mohamed Abbadi, Francesco Di Giacomo, Giuseppe Maggiore, Aske Plaat, Renzo Orsini and Pieter Spronck:
    Resource Entity Action: A generalized design pattern for RTS games
    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computers and Games (CG2013), 13-15 August 2013, Yokohama, Japan, LNCS 8427 Springer Verlag, Heidelberg/Berlin, 2014
  3. John W. Romein, Henri E. Bal, Jonathan Schaeffer and Aske Plaat:
    A Performance Analysis of Transposition-Table-Driven Work Scheduling in Distributed Search,
    IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 447-459, May, 2002
  4. Aske Plaat, Henri E. Bal, Rutger F.H. Hofman and Thilo Kielmann:
    Sensitivity of Parallel Applications to Large Differences in Bandwidth and Latency in Two-Layer Interconnects.
    Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 769-782, 2001
  5. John W. Romein, Aske Plaat, Henri E. Bal and Jonathan Schaeffer:
    Transposition Table Driven Work Scheduling in Distributed Search,
    Proceedings of the 16th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI’99), Orlando, Florida, July 18-22, 1999
  6. Jason Maassen, Rob van Nieuwpoort, Ronald Veldema, Henri E. Bal and Aske Plaat:
    An Efficient Implementation of Java’s Remote Method Invocation,
    Proceedings of the 7th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPOPP’99), Atlanta, Georgia, May 4-6, 1999
    (Also published in SIGPLAN Notices)
  7. Thilo Kielmann, Rutger F.H. Hofman, Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat and Raoul A.F. Bhoedjang:
    MagPIe: MPI’s Collective Communication Operations for Clustered Wide Area Systems,
    Proceedings of the 7th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPOPP’99), Atlanta, Georgia, May 4-6, 1999
    (Also published in SIGPLAN Notices)
  8. Thilo Kielmann, Rutger F.H. Hofman, Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat and Raoul A.F. Bhoedjang:
    MPI’s Reduction Operations in Clustered Wide Area Systems.
    Proceedings of the Message Passing Interface Developer’s and User’s Conference (MPIDC’99), pp. 43-52, Atlanta, Georgia, March 10-12, 1999
  9. Jason Maassen, Rob van Nieuwpoort, Ronald Veldema, Henri E. Bal and Aske Plaat:
    An Efficient Implementation of Java’s Remote Method Invocation,
    ACM SIGPLAN Notices 34 (8) 173-182, 1999
  10. Thilo Kielmann, Rutger F.H. Hofman, Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat and Raoul A.F. Bhoedjang:
    MagPIe: MPI’s Collective Communication Operations for Clustered Wide Area Systems,
    ACM Sigplan Notices 34 (8) 131-140, 1999
  11. Aske Plaat, Henri E. Bal, and Rutger F.H. Hofman:
    Sensitivity of Parallel Applications to Large Differences in Bandwidth and Latency in Two-Layer Interconnects ,
    Proceedings of the 5th IEEE High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA’99), Orlando, Florida, pp. 244-253, January 9-13, 1999
  12. Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat, Mirjam G. Bakker, Peter Dozy and Rutger F.H. Hofman:
    Optimizing Parallel Applications for Wide-Area Clusters,
    Proceedings of the 12th International Parallel Processing Symposium (IPPS’98), Orlando, Florida, pp. 784-790, April, 1998
    A longer version has appeared as a technical report with the same title, in 1997 (see below).
  13. Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat, Thilo Kielmann, Jason Maassen, Rob van Nieuwpoort and Ronald Veldema:
    Parallel Computing on Wide-Area Clusters: the Albatross Project,
    Extreme Linux Workshop, Monterey, CA, June 1999
  14. Thilo Kielmann, Rutger F.H. Hofman, Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat, and Raoul A.F. Bhoedjang:
    MPI’s Reduction Operations in Clustered Wide Area Systems,
    Proc. ASCI’99, the fifth annual conference of the Advanced School for Computing and Imaging, pp. 329-337, Heijen, The Netherlands, June 15-17, ASCI’99, 1999
  15. Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat, Mirjam G. Bakker, Peter Dozy and Rutger F.H. Hofman:
    Optimizing Parallel Applications for Wide-Area Clusters,
    Technical Report IR-430, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, September 1997
  16. Ronald Veldema, Rob van Nieuwpoort, Jason Maassen, Henri E. Bal and Aske Plaat:
    Efficient Remote Method Invocation,
    Technical Report IR-450, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, September, 1998
  17. Thilo Kielmann, Aske Plaat, and Henri E. Bal:
    Software Components Enable Wide-Area Supercomputing: Takeoff of the Albatross,
    Position statement, 5th CaberNet Radicals Workshop, Valadares, NR. Porto, Portugal, July 1998
  18. Charles E. Leiserson and Aske Plaat:
    Programming Parallel Applications in Cilk,
    SIAM News, Volume 31, Number 4, pp.6-7, May, 1998
  19. Aske Plaat:
    Vereenvoudiging van gedistribueerde applicatie ontwikkeling — Integratie van Sun RPC en C,
    (Simplifying Development of Distributed Applications — Integrating Sun RPC with C)
    Master’s thesis (in Dutch), June 1992, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1992

Cognition: Organizational Decision Making & Affective Computing

  1. Evelyn van Kelle, Aske Plaat, Per van der Wijst and Joost Visser:
    An Empirical Study into Social Success Factors for Agile Software Development,
    BENEVOL 2014, Amsterdam, 27-28 November 2014
  2. Liesbeth Boer, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    User-centered Design and a Single European Sky,
    Keynote28th European Simulation and Modelling Conference – ESM’2014, October 22-24, 2014, FEUP – University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 2014
  3. Armon Toubman, Jan Joris Roessingh, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Centralized versus Decentralized Team Coordination Using Dynamic Scripting,
    28th European Simulation and Modelling Conference – ESM’2014, October 22-24, 2014, FEUP – University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 2014
  4. Armon Toubman, Jan Joris Roessingh, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Improving Air-to-Air Combat Behavior Through Transparent Machine Learning,
    Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), Orlando, FL, December 1-5, 2014
  5. Catholijn Jonker, Joost Broekens, Aske Plaat:
    Virtual reflexes,
    14th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, pp. 222-231, August 27-29, Boston, 2014
    Also in arXiv 1404.3920
  6. Emily Weimar, Ariadi Nugroho, Joost Visser, Aske Plaat, Martijn Goudbeek, Alexander P. Schouten:
    The Influence of Teamwork Quality on Software Team Performance,
    Submitted for publication 2013
  7. Emily Weimar, Ariadi Nugroho, Joost Visser and Aske Plaat:
    Towards High Performance Software Teamwork,
    Proceedings of EASE2013, the 17th International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering, New Ideas and Research Proposals Track, Porto de Galinhas, Brazil, April 14-16, 2013
  8. Shoshannah Tekofsky, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik and Jan Broersen:
    PsyOps: Personality Assessment Through Gaming Behavior,
    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games (FDG2013), Chania, Crete, Greece, 14-17 May 2013 and BNAIC2013, Delft, The Netherlands, November 8, 2013
  9. Shoshannah Tekofsky, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik and Jan Broersen:
    Play Style: Showing Your Age,
    Proceedings of  the IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence in Games (CIG2013), 11-13 August 2013, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, 2013
  10. Aske Plaat, Guido van Os en Mirko Noordegraaf (red.):
    Proceedings Congres Rijk met Wetenschap: Bestuur is Informatie,
    7 juni 2012, Universiteit van Tilburg, Boom Lemma Uitgevers Den Haag, Netherlands, October 2012
  11. Christine P.D.M. van der Aa, Aske Plaat, Monique M.H. Pollmann and Rutger Jan van der Gaag:
    Computer-mediated communication in adults with high-functioning Autism Spectrum Conditions,
    Submitted for publication 2014
  12. Aske Plaat:
    De Vlinder en de Mier: On modeling behavior in organizations
    Inaugural address at Tilburg University, June 11, 2010 (dutch)
    PrismaPrint, Tilburg, The Netherlands 2010

AI: Collective Intelligence

  1. Richard Absalom, Dap Hartmann, Marcus Luczak-Rösch, Aske Plaat:
    Crowd-Sourcing Fuzzy and Faceted Classification for Concept SearchCollective Intelligence 2014, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 10-12, 2014
  2. Aske Plaat:
    Intelligentie: collectief en enhanced,
    De Avond van Wetenschap & Maatschappij: thema Complexiteit, KNAW, pp. 46-47, Ridderzaal, The Hague, 29 October 2012
  3. Aske Plaat:
    Nederland wordt steeds slimmer,
    Welk idee, inzicht of innovatie heeft Nederland veranderd – of zal dit in de toekomst gaan doen?, Mark Geels en Tim van Opijnen (red), voorwoord door Hans Clevers, voorzitter KNAW, pp. 273-276, Maven Publishing, October 2013
  4. Aske Plaat:
    Mijn Smartphone en ik samen zijn intelligent!
    Schoolbestuur, 34(4), 12-13, June 2014

Housing Market Simulation

  1. JBS Conijn, PFH Van Deudekom, A Plaat:
    Het woonuitgavenmodel: de Amsterdamse versie,
    Delftse Universitaire Pers, 1991
  2. IL Ooms, OA Papa, A Plaat:
    De lange-termijnontwikkeling van de individuele huursubsidie
    Delftse Universitaire Pers, 1989
  3. JBS Conijn, IL Ooms, A Plaat:
    De ontwikkeling van de woonuitgaven in de huursector, 1986-2000: een herberekening van de ontwerp nota volkshuisvesting in de jaren negentig
    Delftse Universitaire Pers, 1989
  4. JBS Conijn, A Plaat:
    Een alternatief huur-en subsidiestelsel: de financiële doorrekening van het huur-en subsidiestelsel voorgesteld door vijf grote steden
    Delftse Universitaire Pers, 1988

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