The activity of this group focuses on the design and development of multi-agent systems, namely open and distributed systems composed of intelligent agents, which are endowed with coordination mechanisms to help them collectively solve problems.

Current projects
  • The Internet of Us
    Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
    (Main researcher:Nardine Osman)
  • Technology for Conflict Resolution
    May 2017 - Apr 2020
    (Main researcher:Pablo Noriega)
  • Collectiveware: Highly-parallel algorithms for collective intelligence
    Jun 2017 - Jun 2019
    (Main researcher:Juan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar)
  • Artificial Intelligence for Finance
    May 2018 - Apr 2019
    (Main researcher:Pere García)
  • Gestión de la diversidad semántica e interaccional en sistemas computacionales
    Jul 2017 - Dec 2018
    (Main researcher:Marco Schorlemmer)
    Sep 2017 - Dec 2018
    (Main researcher:Pere García)
  • Tecnologías para potenciar colectivos humanos en la red eléctrica inteligente
    Jan 2016 - Dec 2018
    (Main researcher:Juan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar)
Latest News
Jul 2017

The CCCB's activity “Visibilitzant la crisi humanitària a Europa des de l’experiència de persones refugiades”, included the projection of the documentary Invisibles (25 ', 2016),  the IIIA-CSIC’s project uHelp - - and a round table with the Catalan Syrian Bakri Bouchi; Ángela Martínez, representing the group of voluntary professionals of SOS Refugiats, and Blanca Garcés a researcher in migrations of CIDOB. The activity intended to raise awareness of the delicate situation of the refugees in the world. For additional information about uHelp project please see:


Jul 2017

The goal of this app is to help vulnerable communities to establish social relations among its users as well as strengthen trustful social connections among them


Jul 2016

The paper "An Argument-based Creative Assistant for Harmonic Blending " by Maximos Kaliakatsos-Papakostas, Roberto Confalonieri (IIIA postdoc), Joseph Corneli, Asterios Zacharakis and Emilios Cambouropoulos, has been distinguished as the best paper of the 7th International Conference on Computational Creativity, held in Paris from June 27 to July 1 2016.