SCML Newsletter (June 15th 2021)

This is the third SCML newsletter.

SCML is one of the leagues of ANAC 2021 one of the official competitions of IJCAI 2021.

Important Request: Please upload your agent as soon as possible. The deadline for initial submission is July 1st. Teams with no submissions by July 5th at 23:59 AoE cannot run in the official competition.

  1. We updated the scml-visualizer (v0.2.7) resolving some bugs and adding new visualizations. Please check the updated README. You can now visualize negotiations within tournaments and get more statistics in the Tables view.

  2. Our community is still growing:

  3. The second data release with logs from some of the games ran in the tournaments conducted so far will be published online tomorrow. Please check the competition website for the dataset.

  4. Please be sure to check each of the following items before submitting your agent

  5. Starting June 3rd, only winners from SCML 2020 participated in the tournaments as competitors. The official competition will be conducted the same way.

  6. It may be time to make sure that you are using descriptive names for your module and class. It is recommended to make the module name match the team name and the class name match the agent name.

  7. Newer versions of NegMAS (0.8.4) and SCML (0.4.5) have been published. If you are using pip, upgrading is as simple as running pip install -U negmas scml.

On Behalf of the SCML Organizing Committee