The list of papers below backs up any DCR course:


Makoto Yokoo, Edmund H. Durfee, et al., "The Distributed Constraint Satisfaction Problem: Formalization and Algorithms" IEEE Trans. KDE, 10, pp. 673-685, 1998 PDF


C. Bessière a, A. Maestre a, I. Brito and P. Meseguer, "Asynchronous backtracking without adding links: a new member in the ABT family", AI Journal, 161, pp. 7-24, 2005 PDF


R. Zivan and A. Meisels, "Concurrent Search for Distributed CSPs", AI Journal, 170, pp. 440-461, 2006.  PDF  

R. Zivan and A Meisels, "Dynamic Ordering for Asynchronous Backtracking on DisCSPs", Constraints, 11, pp. 179-197, 2006. PDF 



A. Meisels and R. Zivan, "Asynchronous Forward-checking for DisCSPs", Constraints, 12, pp. 131-150, 2007. PDF



I. Brito, A. Meisels, P. Meseguer and R. Zivan, "Distributed Constraint Satisfaction with Partially Known Constraints", Constraints, 14, pp. 199 - 234, 2008. PDF

Roie Zivan, "Anytime Local Search for Distributed Constraint Optimization", Proc. AAAI 2008, pp. 393-398, 2008 PDF


A. Gershman, A. Meisels and R. Zivan, "Asynchronous forward bounding", Journ. of AI Res. (JAIR), 34, pp. 61-80, 2009. PDF  



A. Grubshtein, T. Grinshpoun, A. Meisels and R. Zivan, "Local search for distributed asymmetric optimization", Proc.  AAMAS-2010, pp. 1015-1022 PDF


W. Yeoh, A. Felner and S. Kenig, " BnB-ADOPT: An Asynchronous Branch and Bound DCOP Algorithm", Jou. Artif. Intel. Res. (JAIR), 38, 2010 PDF 


Alon Grubshtein, Amnon Meisels and Roie Zivan, "Partial Cooperation in Multi-agent Local-search", Proc. 20th Europ. Conf. Artif. Intell. (ECAI-2012), Montpellier, August. PDF 



T. Grinshpoun, A. Grubshtein, R. Zivan, A. Netzer and A. Meisels, "Asymmetric Distributed Constraint Optimization Problems", Journal of Arti cial Intelligence Research (JAIR), 47, pp. 613-635, 2013.  PDF 



V. Levit, Z. Komarovsky, T. Grinshpoun and A. Meisels, "Incentive-based Search for Efficient Equilibria of the Public Goods Game", AI Journal, 262, pp. 142-162, 2018 PDF

Vadim Levit and Amnon Meisels, "Distributed Constrained Search by Selfish Agents for Efficient Equilibria", Proc. 24th Intern. Conf. Princip. Pract. Const. Prog. CP-2018, pp. 707-724, Lille, PDF




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