Electronics and Computer Science (ECS), University of Southampton

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS)

Dr. Long Tran-Thanh

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Dr. Long Tran-Thanh

ECS, Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering
University of Southampton
Southampton, United Kingdom. SO17 1BJ

Position: Academic staff in Agents, Interaction and Complexity
Extension: 23715
Telephone: Work (Voice): +44 (0)23 8059 3715
Email: ltt08r@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Homepage: http://users.ecs.soton.ac.uk/ltt08r
URI: http://id.ecs.soton.ac.uk/person/26818 [browse]

Additional Contact Details

My personal homepage is at:


Interests: budget-limited online learning, budget-limited task allocation, coalition formation games, coalition structure generation, colonel blotto, congestion games, coordination under uncertainty, crowdsourcing, dcops, decentralised coordination, energy management, game theory, mdps, multi-armed bandits, sequential decision making, wireless sensor networks


I'm a lecturer (Assist. Prof. equivalent) in Computer Science.


  • AAAI 2012 Outstanding Paper Award, honourable mention

  • ECAI 2012 Best Student Paper Award, runner-up

  • ECCAI Artificial Intelligence Dissertation Award (for the best European PhD thesis in Artificial Intelligence in 2012), honourable mention

  • CPHC/BCS PhD Dissertation Award (for the best Computer Science PhD thesis in the UK in 2012/2013), runner-up


I am organising the AIC seminar series. If you are interested in giving a talk in Southampton in artificial intelligence, machine learning, or game theory related topics, please let me know.

I am also running the AIC reading group series, where we come together to discuss topics that we are interested in. Further details will be uploaded later.

Other Professional Activities

Current activities:

I am a PC member of IJCAI 2016

I am a co-organiser of SecMAS at AAMAS 2016
Past activities:

I was a PC member of AAMAS (2012-2014), AAAI (2014), IJCAI (2013), EC (2013), WCNC (2013) and several other workshops (OPTMAS, CoopMAS, etc...) in the last few years

I was a reviewer for AAMAS (2010-2011), ICML (2012-2014), NIPS (2012-2014), COLT (2012-2013), SAGT (2012), PRIMA (2013), Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Machine Learning Research, Theoretical Computer Science, Swarm Intelligence

I was a co-organiser/chair of the HAIDM workshop series.

I was a co-organiser and chair of the MassiveMAS workshop at AAMAS 2015

Conferences Attended

AAAI 2010 (Atlanta), 2012 (Toronto), 2015 (Austin) 

AAMAS 2009 (Budapest), 2012 (Valencia), 2013 (St. Paul), 2014 (Paris), 2015 (Istanbul)

COLT 2011 (Budapest)*,

EC (2012)*,

ECAI 2012 (Montpellier),

ICC 2010 (Cape Town), 

ICML 2012 (Edinburgh)*, 2015 (Lille)

IFORS 2008 (Sandton), 

IJCAI 2013 (Beijing), 2015 (Buenos Aires)

NIPS 2015 (Montreal)

SAGT 2011 (Amalfi), 

UAI 2014 (Quebec city),

WCNC 2009 (Budapest), 2010 (Sydney)

*: no paper presentations

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