**Contact
Details**

*Address:*

Department of Computing, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine,

180 Queen's Gate, London SW7 2BZ, England.

*Email:* fs@doc.ic.ac.uk

**Deputy
Director of Postgraduate Studies:**

MSc Computing

MSc Computing (Specialisms):

Computational Management Science

Secure Software Systems

MSc Advanced Computing

MRes Advanced Computing

See here for all MSc and MRes course information.

Senior
lecturer in the Department
of Computing at Imperial College London.

Member of
the Logic and Artificial Intelligence research area.

**Co-Chair **

CLIMA IX "Computational Logic in Multi-Agent
Systems", Dresden,
Germany, September 2008

Symposium on Artificial Societies for
Ambient Intelligence (ASAMI)

CLIMA VIII "Computational Logic in Multi-Agent
Systems", Porto, Portugal, September 2007

AmITA (Ambient intelligence technologies and applications), 13th Encontro Português de Inteligência Artificial, EPIA, Portugal 2007

**Editorship**

Guest
editor of The Computer Journal Special Issue on Artificial Societies for
Ambient Intelligence, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Guest
editor of a Special Issue of the Journal of Engineering Letters related to the
International Conference of Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Systems,
2007

Editor
for the area "Multi-Agent Systems" for the Newsletter
of the ALP, Association for Logic Programming, up to 2009

**Recent Grant**

2011-2012

LPS
– Combining the power of logic programming, production systems, active
databases, BDI agents, decision theory in situated intelligent autonomous

Industrial
collaboration with Logic Programming Associates LPA

**Guest
Tutorial**

**on**** logic-based multi-agent systems**

ICCL
International Centre for Computational Logic Summer School, Dresden, Germany, 24th
August - 6th September 2008

ACAI Summer School,
Advanced Course on Artificial Intelligence, Leuven, Belgium, 20-28 August 2007

Reactive Systems

Kowalski, R. and
Sadri, F.: A Logical Characterization of a Reactive System Language, RuleML 2014,** **A. Bikakis et al. (Eds.): RuleML 2014, LNCS 8620, pp. 22--36. Springer International
Publishing Switzerland (2014)

Kowalski, R. and Sadri, F.: Towards a Logic-Based Framework for Reactive Computing, To appear inNew Generation Computing(2014)

Kowalski, R. and Sadri, F.:
Towards a Logic-Based Unifying Framework for Computing, submitted

Kowalski, R. and Sadri, F.: Teleo-Reactive Abductive Logic Programs, Festschrift for Marek Sergot, Alexander Artikis, Robert Craven, Nihan Kesim, Babak Sadighi,
and Kostas Stathis(Eds.), Springer (2012)**
**

Kowalski, R. and Sadri, F.: Programming with Logic without Logic Programming
(2012)

Kowalski, R. and Sadri, F.: Abductive Logic
Programming Agents with Destructive Databases, *Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence*, *Annals
of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence*, Volume 62, Issue 1, Page 129-158 (2011)

Kowalski, R. and Sadri, F.: An Agent
Language with Destructive Assignment and Model-Theoretic Semantics.

In Proceedings of CLIMA 2010 - 11th International
Workshop on Computational Logic in Multi-Agent Systems (2010)

Kowalski, R. and Sadri, F.: Integrating
Logic Programming and Production Systems in Abductive
Logic Programming Agents, The 3rd
International Conference on Web Reasoning and Rule Systems, A. Polleres and T. Swift (Eds.) Springer, LNCS 5837, October 25-26, Chantilly, Virginia, USA
(2009)

Kowalski, R. and Sadri, F.: Towards A
Logic-Based Production System language, Report (2009)

F. Sadri: Intention Recognition with Event Calculus Graphs
and Weight of Evidence, Proc. of the 3^{rd} International Conference on
Agents and Artificial Intelligence,
January 2011, ed. J. Filipe,** **Springer (2011)

pdf

F. Sadri:
Intention Recognition with Event Calculus Graphs. In Proceedings of Human Aspects in Ambient Intelligence (HAI),
August, Toronto, Canada (2010)

F. Sadri:
Intention Recognition with Event Calculus Graphs and Weight of Evidence, Report
April (2010)

**Multi-Agent Systems**

Antonis C. Kakas, Paolo Mancarella, Fariba Sadri, Kostas Stathis, Francesca Toni: Computational Logic Foundations of KGP Agents. J. Artif. Intell. Res. (JAIR) 33: 285-348 (2008)

U. Endriss, N. Maudet, F. Sadri, F. Toni: *Negotiating socially optimal allocations of resources: an overview *

F. Sadri, K.
Stathis, F. Toni: *Normative KGP Agents ,*

F. Sadri:
Multi-agent Cooperative Planning and Information Gathering, 11th International
Workshop CIA 2007 on Cooperative Information Agents, September 2007, LNAI
series by Springer Verlag.

F. Sadri, F. Toni: A formal analysis
of KGP agents, Jelia 2006.

Ulle Endriss, Markos Hatzitaskos, Paolo Mancarella, Fariba Sadri, Giacomo Terreni, and Francesca Toni. Refinements
of the CIFF Procedure. In Alan Bundy and Jacques Fleuriot,
editors, *Proceedings of the 12th Workshop on Automated Reasoning, Bridging
the Gap between Theory and Practice*, University of Edinburgh, July 2005. Extended Abstract.

U. Endriss, *Logic-based
Agent Communication Protocols*, In F. Dignum,
editor, Advances in Agent Communication, Springer Verlag
LNAI 2922, 2004, ISBN: 3-540-20769-4,

pages 91-107,Invited contribution.

U. Endriss, N. Maudet, F. Sadri, F. Toni: *On optimal outcomes of negotiations
over resources*,

Proceedings of the Second International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents
and Multiagent Systems 2003 (AAMAS 03), p. 177-184.

U. Endriss, N. Maudet, F. Sadri, F. Toni: *Aspects of protocol
conformation in inter-agent dialogue*,

Poster, Proceedings of the Second International Joint Conference on Autonomous
Agents and Multiagent Systems 2003 (AAMAS 03), p.
982-983

U. Endriss, N. Maudet, F. Sadri, F. Toni: *Protocol conformance for
logic-based agents*,

Proceedings of the 8^{th} International Joint Conference on Artificial
Intelligence 2003 (IJCAI 03), p. 679-684

Ulrich Endriss, Nicolas Maudet, Fariba Sadri, and
Francesca Toni: *Resource Allocation in Egalitarian Agent Societies*,

In A. Herzig, B. Chaib-draa,
and Ph. Mathieu, editors, Secondes Journées Francophones sur les Modèles Formels d'Interaction (MFI-2003),
pages 101-110, Cépaduès-Éditions, 2003. **Finalist for the Best Paper Award**.

U. Endriss, N. Maudet, F. Sadri,
F. Toni: *Protocol
conformance for logic-based agents,*

IJCAI 2003, 18th Joint Confernce in Artificial
Intelligence, Morgan Kaufmann, 2003, pages 679-684

U. Endriss, N. Maudet, F. Sadri,
F. Toni: *Resource Allocation in
Egalitarian Agent Societies*,

MFI 2003 (Secondes Journées
Francophones MODÈLES FORMELS de l'INTERACTION),
Andreas Herzig, Brahim Chaib-draa, Philippe Mathieu, eds., Lille, May 2003, Cepadues-editions, pages 101-110

U. Endriss, N. Maudet, F. Sadri,
F. Toni: *On
Optimal Outcomes of Negotiations over Resources*,

AAMAS2003, Second intenrational Joint Conference on
Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2003, pages 177-184

U. Endriss, N. Maudet, F. Sadri,
F. Toni: *Aspects of Protocol Conformance
in Inter-agent Dialogues*,

AAMAS2003 (poster), Second intenrational Joint
Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2003, pages 982-983

U. Endriss, N. Maudet, F. Sadri, F. Toni: *Conditions for optimal outcome of
negotiations about resources*,

Proc. UKMAS 2002 (panel)

U. Endriss, N. Maudet, F. Sadri, F.
Toni: *Communication protocols for
logic-based agents*, Proc. UKMAS 2002 (poster)

F. Sadri, F. Toni: * Variety
of behaviours through profiles in logic-based agents,
*Post-proceedings of CLIMA VI, LNAI 3900, Springer Verlag,
2006.

F. Sadri: Using the KGP model of agency to design applications, Post-proceedings of CLIMA VI, LNAI 3900, Springer Verlag, 2006.

F. Sadri, F. Toni: *Profiles
of behaviour for Logic-based agents
*, Proc. CLIMA VI, 2005.

F. Sadri, K. Stathis, F.
Toni: *Normative KGP
Agents: A Preliminary Report,*

Proc. NorMAS2005, 1st
International Symposium on Normative Multi-Agent Systems, 2005 AISB convention.

A. Bracciali, N. Demetriou,
U. Endriss, A. Kakas, W. Lu, P. Mancarella,
F. Sadri, K. Stathis, G. Terreni,
F. Toni,

*The KGP Model
of Agency for Global Computing: Computational Model and Prototype
Implementation, *

Global Computing 2004 Workshop, Springer Verlag LNCS
3267, 2005, p. 342

A. Kakas, P. Mancarella, F.
Sadri, K. Stathis, F. Toni: *The KGP model of agency*,
ECAI04, European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2004, IOS Press,
ISBN 1 58603 452 9, pages 33-37

A. Bracciali, N. Demetriou,
U. Endriss, A. Kakas, W. Lu, P. Mancarella,
F. Sadri, K. Stathis, G. Terreni,
F. Toni: *The KGP Model of Agency for Global Computing: Computational Model
and Prototype Implementation*, Global
Computing 2004 Workshop, Springer Verlag LNCS 3267, 340-367,
2004

A.C. Kakas, P.Mancarella, F.Sadri, K.Stathis, and F.Toni: *Declarative agent control*,5th Workshop on
Computational Logic in Multi-Agent Systems (CLIMA V), 29-30 September 2004, J.Leite and P.Torroni, eds, pages 212-226

*Planning
partially for situated agents*, 5th Workshop on Computational Logic in
Multi-Agent Systems (CLIMA V), 29-30 September 2004, J.Leite
and P.Torroni, eds, pages
132-149

F. Sadri, F. Toni: *A logic-based approach to
reasoning with beliefs about trust*, ARSPA04, Workshop on Automated
Reasoning for Security Protocols Analysis, affiliated to IJCAR04,

F. Sadri, F. Toni, P. Torroni:
*A multi**-stage negotiation architecture for
sharing resources amongst logic-based agents*,

Technical report, 2004

*:
Minimally intrusive negotiating agents for resource sharing*,

Proceedings of the 8^{th} International Joint Conference on Artificial
Intelligence 2003 (IJCAI 03), p. 796-801

*Minimally
intrusive negotiating agents for resource sharing,*

IJCAI 2003, 18th Joint Confernce in Artificial
Intelligence, Morgan Kaufmann, 2003, pages 769-801

F. Sadri, F. Toni, P. Torroni:
*Resource reallocation via negotiation
through abductive logic programming*,

Proc. JELIA 2002, Springer Verlag LNAI 2424, pp
419-431

F. Sadri, F.
Toni, P. Torroni:
*Dialogues for Negotiation: Agent
Varieties and Dialogue Sequences *, Proc. ATAL'01, International
workshop on Agents, theories, architectures and languages, J.J. Maher ed., and
"Intelligent Agents VIII", LNAI 2333, 405-421, Springer Verlag, 2001.

F. Sadri, F.
Toni, P. Torroni,
*Logic Agents, Dialogue, Negotiation
- an Abductive Approach*, Proc. AISB
Symposium on Information Agents for E-commerce, M. Schroeder, K. Stathis eds, 2001

F. Sadri, F.Toni, I.Xanthakos: *A Logic-Agent based System for
Semantic Integration*,

17th International CODATA Conference- Data and Information for the Coming
Knowledge Millennium, CODATA 2000 Theme I-3, Integration of Heterogeneous
Databases and Data Warehousing.

P.
Torroni, P. Mello, N. Maudet,
M. Alberti, A. Ciampolini,
E. Lamma, F.
Sadri, F. Toni: *A
logic-based approach to modelling interaction among computees (preliminary report)*,

Proc. UKMAS 2002

F. Sadri, F. Toni, P. Torroni:
*A multi-stage negotiation
architecture for sharing resources amongst logic-based agents (extended
abstract) ,*
Proc. UKMAS 2002 (poster)

F. Sadri , F.
Toni: *Computational Logic and
Multi-agent Systems: a Roadmap*, Technical Report, December 1999.

P. Dell'Acqua,
F. Sadri,
F. Toni: *Communicating Agents*,
Proc. International Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems in Logic Programming, in
conjunction with ICLP'99, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 30 November 1999.

P. Dell'Acqua,
F. Sadri,
F. Toni: *Combining Introspection
and Communication with Rationality and Reactivity in Agents *,
Proc. JELIA'98, 6th European Workshop on Logics in Artificial Intelligence, U. Furbach and L. Farinas del Cerro eds., Springer Verlag
LNAI 1489, pages 17-32 (1998)

R.A. Kowalski,
F. Sadri, F.Toni: *An
Agent Architecture that Combines Backward and Forward Reasoning*,

Proc. CADE-15 Workshop on Strategies in Automated Deduction, B. Gramlich and F. Pfenning eds.,
pages 49-56 (1998) http://www.logic.at/staff/gramlich/cade15-ws-strategies.html

R.A.
Kowalski, F. Sadri: From
Logic Programming towards Multi-agent Systems,

In: *Annals of Mathematics and Artificial
Intelligence* Volume 25, pages 391-419 (1999)

P. Dell'Acqua,
F. Sadri, F.
Toni: *Combining
Introspection and Communication with Rationality and Reactivity in Agents *,
Proc. JELIA'98, 6th European Workshop on Logics in Artificial Intelligence, U. Furbach and L. Farinas del Cerro eds., LNAI, Springer Verlag,
(1998)

R.A. Kowalski,
F. Sadri, F.
Toni: *An
Agent Architecture that Combines Backward and Forward Reasoning*,

Proc. CADE-15 Workshop on Strategies in Automated Deduction, B. Gramlich and F. Pfenning eds.,
pages 49-56 (1998) http://www.logic.at/staff/gramlich/cade15-ws-strategies.html

R. Kowalski
and F. Sadri: *An
Agent Architecture that Unifies Rationality with Reactivity*,

Department of Computing, Imperial College (1997)

R. Kowalski,
F. Sadri: *Towards
a unified agent architecture that combines rationality with reactivity*,

In: Proc. International Workshop on Logic in Databases, San Miniato,
Italy, Springer-Verlag, LNCS 1154 (1996)

F. Sadri,
Ken Satoh: Logic Programming in
Multi-Agent Systems,

*Journal of the Japanese Society
for Artificial Intelligence*, Vol. 25, No. 3,
May 2010, 429-439

M. Fisher, F.
Sadri, M. Thielscher (eds.): Computational Logic in Multi-Agent
Systems, 9th International Workshop, CLIMA IX, Dresden, Germany, September
29-30, 2008. Revised Selected and Invited Papers. Vol. 5405 of Lecture Notes in
Artificial Intelligence. Softcover. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-642-02733, 2009.

F. Sadri and K. Satoh
(eds.): Computational
Logic in Multi-Agent Systems, 8th International Workshop, CLIMA VIII, Porto,
Portugal, September 10-11, 2007. Revised Selected and Invited Papers . Vol. 5056 of Lecture
Notes in Artificial Intelligence. x + 299 p. Softcover. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.
ISBN: 978-3-540-88832-1, 2008.

F. Sadri:
Multi-agent ambient intelligence for elderly care and assistance, AIP
Conference Proceedings, 2007.

F. Sadri and
F. Toni: Information exchange amongst abductive
logic-based agents,

IeCCS 2006, Lecture Series on Computer and
Computational Sciences, VSP/Brill.

**Abductive**** Logic Programming**

P. Mancarella, G. Terreni, F. Sadri,
F. Toni, U. Endriss

The CIFF
Proof Procedure for Abductive Logic Programming with
constraints: Theory, Implementation and Experiments, *Theory and Practice of Logic Programming*, 9(6):691-750, 2009

Giacomo Terreni, Paolo Mancarella,
Francesca Toni and Fariba Sadri.

Programming Applications in CIFF,

Ninth International Conference on Logic Programming and Nonmonotonic
Reasoning (LPNMR) 2007, Tempe, Arizona, USA, May 2007.

F. Sadri, F.
Toni,

Interleaving belief updating and
reasoning in *abductive** logic programming**,*

The 17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, ECAI 2006.

U. Endriss, P. Mancarella, F. Sadri, G. Terreni,
F. Toni,

*The CIFF proof procedure for abductive logic
programming with constraints*,

JELIA'2004, International Conference on Logics in AI,

U. Endriss, P. Mancarella,
F. Sadri, G. Terreni, F. Toni,

*Abductive** Logic Programming with CIFF:
System description*, In J. J. Alferes and
J. Leite, editors, *Proceedings of the 9th European
Conference on Logics in Artificial Intelligence (JELIA-2004)*, LNAI, volume
3229, pages 680-684, Springer-Verlag, September 2004

*Abductive** Logic Programming with CIFF:
Implementation and Applications*,

CILC04, Convegno Italiano di Logica Computazionale,
16-17 June 2004,

U. Endriss, P. Mancarella, F. Sadri, G. Terreni,
F. Toni,

*Abductive** logic programming with CIFF*
(Extended Abstract),

11th Workshop on Automated Reasoning, Bridging the Gap between Theory and
Practice, University of Leeds, March 2004, B. Bennett, ed

Ulle Endriss,
Paolo Mancarella, Fariba
Sadri, Giacomo Terreni, and
Francesca Toni.

*The CIFF Proof Procedure: Definition and Soundness Results*,

Technical Report 2004, Department of Computing, Imperial College

**Event Calculus**

Kowalski R
and Sadri F,

*The situation calculus
and event calculus compared*,

Proceedings of the International Logic Programming Symposium, Ithaca, New York,
Bruynooghe M. (Ed), The MIT Press, November 1994,
539-553.

Sadri F and
Kowalski R,

*Variants of the event
calculus*,

Proceedings of the International Conference on Logic Programming, Kanagawa,
Japan, Stirling L. (Ed), The MIT Press, June 1995,
67-81.

Kowalski R
and Sadri F,

Reconciling the event calculus with the situation calculus,

Journal of Logic Programming, special issue on reasoning about action and
change, 1997, Vol. 31, 39-58.

**Deductuve**** Databases**

F. Sadri, F.
Toni,

*Abduction with Negation as Failure
for Active Databases and Agents *,

Proc. AI*IA 99, 6th Congress of the Italian Association for Artificial
Intelligence, E. Lamma and P. Mello eds., Pitagora Editrice, Bologna,
Italy, pages 353-362 (1999)

F. Sadri, F.
Toni,

*Abduction with Negation as Failure
for Active and Reactive Rules, *,

E. Lamma and P. Mello eds., Springer Verlag
LNAI 1792, pages 49-60 (2000)

Sadri F and Toni F,

Active Behaviour in Deductive Databases,

Technical Report, Department of Computing, Imperial College, London(1998)

F. Sadri, F.
Toni,

*Active Behaviour
in Deductive Databases*, Technical Report (1996)

**Other**

F. Sadri:
Ambient Intelligence, A Survey. *ACM Computing
Surveys, *Volume 43, Issue Number 4,
December 2011

Kowalski R
and Sadri F,

Logic programs with exceptions,

Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Logic Programming,
Jerusalem, Israel, Warren D. H. and Szeredi P. (Eds) The MIT Press,
June 1990, 598-613.

F.
Sadri

Ambient Intelligence for Care of the Elderly in Their Homes, Proceedings of the
2nd workshop on artificial techniques for ambient intelligence (AITAmI '07), Hyderabad, India, 62-67.

Y. Xanthakos,
F. Sadri, F. Toni,

An abductive framework for semantic integration of
information,

Technical Report 2004, Department of Computing, Imperial College London,
September 2004

New results for the IFF abductive proof procedure,

Technical Report 2004, Department of Computing, Imperial College London,
September 2004

U. Endriss,

Negotiating socially optimal allocations of resources, Technical Report, March
2004

F. Sadri, F. Toni,

Interleaving belief revision and reasoning, Technical
Report, May 2004

M. Alberti, A. Bracciali, A. Ciampolini, F. Chesani, N. Demetriou, U. Endriss, M. Gavanelli, A. Kakas,
E. Lamma,

A.C. Kakas, F. Sadri, K. Stathis,
F. Toni,

Deliverable D4: Formal Modelling of Computees, June 2003, EU
SOCS project report

Andrea Bracciali, Tony
Kakas, Evelina Lamma, Fariba Sadri, Kostas Stathis,
Francesca Toni,

Deliverable D7: Update report: WP1-WP4, 2003, EU SOCS project report

F. Sadri, F. Toni,

*Abductive** logic
programming for communication and negotiation amongst agents, *

ALP Newsletter, 2003

F. Sadri, F. Toni,

*Abductive** logic programming for
communication and negotiation amongst agents*,

ALP Newsletter, May 2003

F. Sadri, F.
Toni: *The SOCS project*, ALP Newsletter, August 2004