Portsmouth, USA
June 21-26, 2014
24th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling


Outstanding Paper


Florian Pommerening, Gabriele Röger, Malte Helmert and Blai Bonet. LP-based Heuristics for Cost-optimal Planning.

Honorable Mention

  • Sarah Keren, Erez Karpas and Avigdor Gal. Goal Recognition Design.
  • Frits de Nijs and Tomas Klos. A Novel Priority Rule Heuristic: Learning from Justification.
  • Peng Yu, Cheng Fang and Brian Williams. Resolving Uncontrollable Conditional Temporal Problems using Continuous Relaxations.

Outstanding Student Paper

Franc Ivankovic, Patrik Haslum, Sylvie Thiebaux, Vikas Shivashankar and Dana Nau. Optimal Planning with Global Numerical State Constraints.

Outstanding Application Paper

Akshat Kumar, Sudhanshu Singh, Pranav Gupta and Gyana Parija. Near-Optimal Nonmyopic Contact Center Planning Using Dual Decomposition.

Outstanding System Demonstration


Lydia Manikonda, Tathagata Chakraborti, Sushovan De, Kartik Talamadupula and Subbarao Kambhampati (Arizona State University). AI-MIX: How a Planner can Help Guide Humans Towards a Better Crowdsourced Plan.

Honorable Mention

  • Mykel J. Kochenderfer and Joshua M. Silbermann (Stanford University and Johns Hopkins University - APL). ACAS-X .
  • Sean Burke, Enrique Fernandez, Luis Figueredo, Andreas Hofmann, Chris Hofmann, Erez Karpas, Steven Levine, Pedro Santana, Peng Yu and Brian Williams (MIT). Intent Recognition and Temporal Relaxation in Human Robot Assembly. .

ICAPS Influential Paper, 2014


Blai Bonet and Hector Geffner. Labeled RTDP: Improving the Convergence of Real-Time Dynamic Programming. (published in ICAPS'2003)

Honorable Mention

David E. Smith. Choosing Objectives in Over-Subscription Planning. (published in ICAPS-2004)

ICAPS Best Dissertation, 2014


Akshat Kumar. Exploiting Domain Structure in Multiagent Decision-Theoretic Planning and Reasoning.

Honorable Mentions

  • Andrey Kolobov. Scalable Methods and Expressive Models for Planning Under Uncertainty.
  • Leon Planken. Algorithms for Simple Temporal Reasoning.