Publications

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Books

  1. Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik, Walter Kosters (editors):
    Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computers and Games CG2016, June 29-July 1, Leiden, Netherlands, LNCS 10068, Springer Verlag Heidelberg/Berlin, December, 2016
  2. Johanna Hellemons, Aske Plaat, Eric Postma, Corien Prins (editors):
    The Tilburg Years, Liber Amicorum for Jaap van den Herik, PrismaPrint, Tilburg, Netherlands, January 2016
  3. Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik, Walter Kosters (editors):
    Proceedings of the 14th Advances in Computer Games Conference ACG2015,
    July 1-3, 2015, Leiden, the Netherlands, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 9525, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg/Berlin, December 2015
  4. Aske Plaat:
    Data Science and Ebola,
    Inaugural lecture at Leiden University, April 13, 2015
    Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands
    Also in arXiv.org at http://arxiv.org/abs/1504.02878
  5. H. Jaap van den Herik, Hiroyuki Iida, Aske Plaat (editors):
    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computers and Games CG2013,
    August 13-15, 2013, Yokohama, Japan, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 8427, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg/Berlin, August, 2014
  6. Aske Plaat, Guido van Os en Mirko Noordegraaf (redactie):
    Proceedings Congres Rijk met Wetenschap: Bestuur is Informatie,
    7 juni 2012, Universiteit van Tilburg, Boom Lemma Uitgevers Den Haag, Netherlands, October 2012
  7. H. Jaap van den Herik and Aske Plaat (editors):
    Proceedings of the 13th Advances in Computer Games ACG2011,
    November 20-22, 2011, Tilburg The Netherlands, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 7168, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg/Berlin, July 2012
  8. H. Jaap van den Herik, Hiroyuki Iida, Aske Plaat (editors):
    Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computers and Games CG2010,
    September 24-26, 2010, Kanazawa Japan, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 6515, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg/Berlin, February 2011
  9. Aske Plaat:
    De Vlinder en de Mier: On modeling behavior in organizations
    Inaugural lecture at Tilburg University, June 11, 2010 (dutch)
    PrismaPrint, Tilburg, the Netherlands 2010
  10. Aske Plaat:
    Research Re: search & Re-search
    PhD thesis 1996.
    Full description of MTD(f) and Enhanced Transposition Cutoff

Journal Articles

  1. Christian M. Fuchs, Nadia M. Murillo, Aske Plaat, Erik van der Kouwe and Daniel Harsono:
    Fault-Tolerant Nanosatellite Computing on a Budget,
    Submitted, 2019
  2. Alexandar P. Mechev, Aske Plaat, J.B. Raymond Oonk, Huib T. Intema, Huub J.A. Rottgering:
    Pipeline-collector: A new way to gather performance data for astronomical pipelines,
    Astronomy and Computing, 2018
  3. Lise Stork, Andreas Weber, Eulalia Gasso Miracle, Fons Verbeek, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik, Katy Wolstencroft:
    Semantic Annotation of Natural History Collections,
    Journal of Web Semantics, 2018
  4. Esther Kuindersma, Jelke van der Pal, Jaap van den Herik, Aske Plaat:
    Comparing Voluntary and Mandatory Gameplay,
    International Journal of Serious Games, 3(3), 67-83, October 2016
  5. Christine P.D.M. van der Aa, Monique M.H. Pollmann, Aske Plaat and Rutger Jan van der Gaag:
    Computer-mediated communication in adults with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders and controls,
    Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, pp. 15-27, 2016
    (Survey questions in Master Thesis of Christine van der Aa.)
  6. Shoshannah Tekofsky, Pieter Spronck, Martijn Goudbeek, Aske Plaat, and Jaap van den Herik:
    Past Our Prime: A Study of Age & Play Style Development in Battlefield 3,
    IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, volume 7, number 3, pages 292-303, January 2015
  7. H. Jaap van den Herik, Aske Plaat, David Levy, and Daniel Dimov:
    Plagiarism in game programming competitions,
    Journal of Entertainment Computing, volume 5, number 3, pages 173-187, 2014
  8. Jan Kuipers, Aske Plaat, Jos Vermaseren, and Jaap van den Herik:
    Improving multivariate Horner schemes with Monte Carlo tree search,
    Computer Physics Communications, volume 184, number 11, pages 2391-2395, 2013
    Also in arXiv 1207.7079 July 2012
  9. John W. Romein, Henri E. Bal, Jonathan Schaeffer and Aske Plaat:
    A Performance Analysis of Transposition-Table-Driven Work Scheduling in Distributed Search,
    IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, volume 13, number 5, pp. 447-459, May, 2002
  10. Aske Plaat, Henri E. Bal, Rutger F.H. Hofman and Thilo Kielmann:
    Sensitivity of Parallel Applications to Large Differences in Bandwidth and Latency in Two-Layer Interconnects,
    Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 769-782, 2001
    Also as conference paper in HPCA’99, and as (longer) internal report (1998). See below.
  11. Jonathan Schaeffer, Aske Plaat and Andreas Junghanns:
    Unifying Single-Agent and Two-Player Search,
    Information Science, Vol. 135, Nos. 3-4, pp. 151-175, 2001
  12. Jason Maassen, Rob van Nieuwpoort, Ronald Veldema, Henri E. Bal and Aske Plaat:
    An Efficient Implementation of Java’s Remote Method Invocation,
    ACM SIGPLAN Notices 34 (8) 173-182, 1999
    (Also in Proceedings PPOPP 1999)
  13. Thilo Kielmann, Rutger F.H. Hofman, Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat and Raoul A.F. Bhoedjang:
    MagPIe: MPI’s Collective Communication Operations for Clustered Wide Area Systems,
    ACM Sigplan Notices 34 (8) 131-140, 1999
    (Also in Proceedings PPOPP 1999)
  14. Jonathan Schaeffer and Aske Plaat:
    Deep Blue – Kasparov: the rematch
    ICCA Journal Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 95-102, 1997
  15. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    Best-First Fixed-Depth Minimax Algorithms,
    in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 87, Nos. 1-2, pp. 255-293, November 1996.
  16. Arie de Bruin, Wim Pijls and Aske Plaat:
    Solution Trees as a Basis for Game Tree Search,
    ICCA Journal, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 207-218, December 1994

Refereed Papers, Keynotes, Awards

    2019

  1. Lise Stork, Andreas Weber, Jaap van den Herik, Aske Plaat, Fons Verbeek and Katherine Wolstencroft:
    Historical Biodiversity Retrieval: Identifying Scientific Names in Handwritten Texts,
    Submitted, 2019

    2018

  2. Hui Wang, Michael Emmerich, Aske Plaat:
    Assessing the Potential of Classical Q-learning in General Game Playing,
    30th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC 2018), 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, 8-9 November 2018 Best Paper Award Regular Paper
  3. A.P. Mechev, J.B.R Oonk, T. Shimwell, A. Plaat, H.T. Intema, H.J.A. Rottgering:
    Fast and Reproducible LOFAR Workflows with AGLOW,
    14th IEEE eScience, Amsterdam, 29 October - 1 November, 2018
  4. Thomas M. Moerland, Joost Broekens, Aske Plaat and Catholijn M. Jonker:
    A0C: Alpha Zero in Continuous Action Space,
    ICML/IJCAI/AAMAS 2018 Workshop on Planning and Learning (PAL-18), 15 July, Stockholm, Sweden, Also in: arxiv.org/pdf/1805.09613.pdf, and at European Workshop on Reinforcement Learning, Lille, France, 1-3 October, also at BNAIC 2018, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, November 8-9, 2018
  5. Thomas M. Moerland, Joost Broekens, Aske Plaat and Catholijn M. Jonker:
    Monte Carlo Tree Search for Asymmetric Trees,
    ICML/IJCAI/AAMAS 2018 Workshop on Planning and Learning (PAL-18), 15 July, Stockholm, Sweden, Also in: arxiv.org/pdf/1805.09218.pdf, 2018
  6. Bas van Boven, Peter van der Putten, Anders Astrom, Hakim Khalafi, and Aske Plaat:
    Real-Time Excavation Detection at Construction Sites using Deep Learning,
    Seventeenth International Symposium on Intelligent Data Analysis (IDA 2018), Den Bosch, Netherlands, 24-26 October 2018
  7. Christian M. Fuchs, Nadia M. Murillo, Aske Plaat, Erik van der Kouwe and Daniel Harsono:
    Dependable Computing for Spacecraft,
    23rd IEEE Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing, Taipei, Taiwan, 4-7 December 2018
  8. Christian M. Fuchs, Nadia M. Murillo, Aske Plaat, Erik van der Kouwe, Peng Wang, Todor Stefanov:
    Towards Affordable Fault-Tolerant Nanosatellite Computing with Commodity Hardware,
    IEEE Asian Test Symposium, Oct 15-18, Hefei, Anhui, China, 2018
  9. Christian M. Fuchs, Nadia M. Murillo, Aske Plaat, Erik van der Kouwe, and Todor P. Stefanov:
    Fault-Tolerant Nanosatellite Computing on a Budget,
    RADECS2018, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 16-21, 2018
  10. Christian M. Fuchs, Nadia M. Murillo, Aske Plaat, Erik van der Kouwe and Todor P. Stefanov:
    Dynamic Fault Tolerance Through Resource Pooling,
    NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems (AHS 2018), August 6-9, Edinburgh, UK, 2018
  11. Lise Stork, Andreas Weber, Jaap van den Herik, Aske Plaat, Fons Verbeek, Katherine Wolstencroft:
    From Historical Handwritten Manuscripts to Linked Data,
    TPDL2018 22nd International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, Porto, Portugal, September 10-13, 2018
  12. Lise Stork, Katherine Wolstencroft, Andreas Weber, Fons Verbeek, Aske Plaat:
    Priming Digitisation: Learning the Textual Structure in Field Books,
    ICT Open March 19-20, Amersfoort, Netherlands, 2018
  13. Ali Mirsoleimani, Jaap van den Herik, Aske Plaat, Jos Vermaseren:
    Pipeline Pattern for Parallel MCTS,
    ICAART2018, 10th international Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, January 16 - 18, 2018 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, 2018
  14. Ali Mirsoleimani, Jaap van den Herik, Aske Plaat, Jos Vermaseren:
    A Lock-free Algorithm for Parallel MCTS,
    ICAART2018, 10th international Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, January 16 - 18, 2018 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, 2018
  15. Sheir Yarkoni, Aske Plaat, Thomas Back:
    First results solving arbitrarily structured Maximum Independent Set problems using quantum annealing,
    IEEE CEC Congres on Evolutionary Computation, July 8-13, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, 2018

    2017

  16. Esther Kuindersma, Jelke van der Pal, Jaap van den Herik and Aske Plaat:
    Building a game to build competencies,
    GALA 2017: Games and Learning Alliance Conference, Lisbon, December 5-7, 2017
  17. Christian Fuchs, Nadia Murillo, Todor Stefanov, Aske Plaat:
    Bringing Fault-Tolerant GigaHertz-Computing to Space
    26th IEEE Asian Test Symposium, Taipei, November 27-30, 2017
  18. A.P. Mechev, J.B.R. Oonk, A. Danezi, T.W. Shimwell, C. Schrijvers, H. Intema, A. Plaat, H.J.A. Rottgering:
    An Automated Scalable Framework for Distributing Radio Astronomy Processing Across Clusters and Clouds
    Proceedings for International Symposium on Grids & Clouds 2017 and arXiv 1712.00312, 2017
  19. Tyron Offerman, Christoph Stettina, Aske Plaat:
    Business Capabilities: A Systematic Literature Review and a Research Agenda,
    23rd ICE/IEEE ITMC 2017 International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation, Madeira, Portugal, 27-29 June, 2017
  20. Ali Mirsoleimani, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik, Jos Vermaseren:
    An Analysis of Virtual Loss in Parallel MCTS,
    ICAART2017, 9th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Porto, Portugal, February 2017
  21. 2016

  22. Deepak Soekhoe, Peter van der Putten, Aske Plaat:
    On the Impact of dataset Size in Deep Transfer Learning
    15th International Symposium on Intelligent Data Analysis, IDA2016, Poster presentation, 13-15 October, Stockholm, Sweden, 2016
  23. Armon Toubman, Jan Joris Roessingh, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat and H. Jaap Van den Herik:
    Rapid Adaptation of Air Combat Behaviour
    Conference on Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems 2016, August 31 – September 2, 2016, The Hague, Netherlands, 2016
  24. Ali Mirsoleimani, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik, Jos Vermaseren:
    An Efficient Computation Pattern for Parallel MCTS
    Extended Abstract, ICT.Open, Amersfoort, the Netherlands, 2016
  25. Lambert Schomaker, Andreas Weber, Michiel Thijssen, Maarten Heerlien, Aske Plaat, Siegfried Nijssen, Fons Verbeek, Michael Lew, Eulalia Gasso Miracle, Katy Wolstencroft, Ernst Suyver, Bart Verheij, Marco Wiering, Rene Dekker, Joost Kok, Lissa Roberts, Jaap van den Herik:
    Making Sense of Illustrated Handwritten Archives,
    Extended Abstract, Digital Humanities, Krakow, Poland, July 12-16, 2016
  26. Ali Mirsoleimani, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik and Jos Vermaseren:
    Ensemble UCT needs High Exploitation,
    ICAART2016, 8th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Rome, Italy, February 2016
    Also in arXiv: 1509.08434, September 2015
  27. 2015

  28. Armon Toubman, Jan Joris Roessingh, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Transfer Learning of Air Combat Behavior,
    IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, Miami, FL, December 9-11, 2015
  29. Esther Kuindersma, Jelke van der Pal, Jaap van den Herik, Aske Plaat:
    Voluntary Play in Serious Games,
    Games and Learning Alliance conference (GALA 2015), Rome, Italy, December 9-11, 2015
  30. Ali Mirsoleimani, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik, Jos Vermaseren:
    Scaling Monte Carlo Tree Search on Intel Xeon Phi,
    21st IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2015), Melbourne, Australia, December 14-17, 2015
    Also in arXiv:1507.04383, July 2015
  31. Taichi Ishitobi, Aske Plaat, Hiroyuki Iida, and Jaap van den Herik:
    Reducing the Seesaw Effect with Deep Proof-Number Search,
    Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik, Walter Kosters (eds.), 14th International Conference Advances in Computer Games 2015, 1-3 July, Leiden, the Netherlands, pages 185-197, Springer LNCS 9525, Heidelberg/Berlin, 2015
  32. Armon Toubman, Jan Joris Roessingh, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Rewarding Air Combat Behavior in Training Simulations,
    IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics 2015, Special session on Interaction-Centered Analytics and Design for Human-Centric systems, October 9-12, Hong Kong, 2015
    Also extended abstract in BNAIC 2015, November 5-6, 2015, Hasselt, Belgium.
  33. Ali Mirsoleimani, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik, Jos Vermaseren:
    Parallel Monte Carlo Tree Search from Multi-core to Many-core Processors,
    13th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (IEEE ISPA-15), Helsinki, Finland, 20-22 August, p.77-83, 2015
  34. 2014

  35. Ben Ruijl, Jos Vermaseren, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    HEPGAME and the Simplification of Expressions,
    Keynote at the 11th International Workshop on Boolean Problems, Freiberg, Germany, 17-19 September 2014
    Somewhat improved version as: Simplification of Extremely Large Expressions, in Problems and New Solutions in the Boolean Domain, Bernd Steinbach, ed., Cambridge Scholars Publishing, May 2016
    Also in arXiv 1405.6369
  36. H. Jaap van den Herik, Jan Kuipers, Jos A.M. Vermaseren and Aske Plaat:
    Investigations with Monte Carlo Tree Search for finding better multivariate Horner schemes,
    Invited Paper, Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Revised Selected Papers, ICAART February 15-18, 2013, Joaquim Filipe, Ana Fred (Eds.), Communications in Computer and Information Science, volume 449, pp. 3-20, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, November 2014
    Also Extended Abstract published in BNAIC 2013, 7-8 November 2013, Delft, The Netherlands
  37. Liesbeth Boer, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    User-centered Design and a Single European Sky,
    Keynote, 28th European Simulation and Modelling Conference – ESM’2014, October 22-24, 2014, FEUP – University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 2014
  38. Ali Mirsoleimani, Aske Plaat, Jos Vermaseren, Jaap van den Herik:
    Performance analysis of a 240 thread tournament level MCTS Go program on the Intel Xeon Phi,
    28th European Simulation and Modelling Conference – ESM’2014, October 22-24, 2014, pp. 88-94, FEUP – University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 2014
    Also in arXiv.org 1409.4297
  39. Armon Toubman, Jan Joris Roessingh, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Centralized versus Decentralized Team Coordination Using Dynamic Scripting,
    28th European Simulation and Modelling Conference – ESM’2014, October 22-24, 2014, FEUP – University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 2014
  40. Armon Toubman, Jan Joris Roessingh, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Improving Air-to-Air Combat Behavior Through Transparent Machine Learning,
    Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), Orlando, FL, December 1-5, 2014
  41. Catholijn Jonker, Joost Broekens, Aske Plaat:
    Virtual Reflexes,
    14th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, pp. 222-231, August 27-29, Boston, 2014
    Also extended abstract in BNAIC 2014, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 6-7 November 2014
    Also in arXiv 1404.3920
  42. Giuseppe Maggiore, Carlos Santos, Aske Plaat:
    Smarter smartphones: understanding and predicting user habits from GPS sensor data,
    9th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications (MobiSPC-2104), August 17-20, 2014, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. 2014
    Also extended abstract in BNAIC 2014, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 6-7 November 2014
  43. Richard Absalom, Dap Hartmann, Marcus Luczak-Rösch, Aske Plaat:
    Crowd-Sourcing Fuzzy and Faceted Classification for Concept Search,
    Collective Intelligence 2014, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 10-12, 2014
  44. Armon Toubman, Jan Joris Roessingh, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Dynamic Scripting with Team Coordination in Air Combat Simulation,
    27th International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems (IEAAIE-2014), 1, p. 440-449, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, June 3-6, M. Ali, J-S. Pan, S-M. Chen, M-F. Horng (eds.), Modern Advances in Applied Intelligence, Springer, Heidelberg, 2014
  45. Ben Ruijl, Jos Vermaseren, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Combining Simulated Annealing and Monte Carlo Tree Search for Expression Simplification,
    Proceedings of International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence 2014 (ICAART2014), Angers, France, pages 724-731, March 6-8, 2014
    Also in arXiv 1312.0841, December 4, 2013
    Also extended abstract in BNAIC 2014, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 6-7 November 2014
  46. 2013

  47. Shoshannah Tekofsky, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik and Jan Broersen:
    Play Style: Showing Your Age,
    Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence in Games (CIG2013), p. 1-8, 11-13 August 2013, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, 2013
  48. Mohamed Abbadi, Francesco Di Giacomo, Giuseppe Maggiore, Aske Plaat, Renzo Orsini and Pieter Spronck:
    Resource Entity Action: A generalized design pattern for RTS games
    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computers and Games (CG2013), 13-15 August 2013, Yokohama, Japan, LNCS 8427 Springer Verlag, Heidelberg/Berlin, 2014
  49. Emily Weimar, Ariadi Nugroho, Joost Visser and Aske Plaat:
    Towards High Performance Software Teamwork,
    Proceedings of EASE2013, the 17th International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering, New Ideas and Research Proposals Track, p. 212-215, Porto de Galinhas, Brazil, April 14-16, 2013
  50. Shoshannah Tekofsky, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik and Jan Broersen:
    PsyOps: Personality Assessment Through Gaming Behavior,
    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games (FDG2013), p. 166-173, Chania, Crete, Greece, 14-17 May 2013 and BNAIC2013, extended abstract, Delft, The Netherlands, November 8, 2013
  51. H. Jaap van den Herik, Aske Plaat, Jan Kuipers and Jos Vermaseren:
    Connecting Sciences,
    Keynote at The 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2013), Volume 1, pages IS-7 to IS-16, Barcelona, Spain, February 15-18, 2013
  52. earlier

  53. Jonathan Schaeffer and Aske Plaat:
    Unifying Single-Agent and Two-Player Search
    Proceedings of AI’2000: The Thirteenth Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Montreal, Canada, May 14-17, 2000
  54. John W. Romein, Aske Plaat, Henri E. Bal and Jonathan Schaeffer:
    Transposition Table Driven Work Scheduling in Distributed Search,
    Proceedings of the 16th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI’99), Orlando, Florida, July 18-22, 1999
  55. Jason Maassen, Rob van Nieuwpoort, Ronald Veldema, Henri E. Bal and Aske Plaat:
    An Efficient Implementation of Java’s Remote Method Invocation,
    Proceedings of the 7th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPOPP’99), Atlanta, Georgia, May 4-6, 1999
    (Also published in SIGPLAN Notices)
  56. Thilo Kielmann, Rutger F.H. Hofman, Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat and Raoul A.F. Bhoedjang:
    MagPIe: MPI’s Collective Communication Operations for Clustered Wide Area Systems,
    Proceedings of the 7th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPOPP’99), Atlanta, Georgia, May 4-6, 1999
    (Also published in SIGPLAN Notices)
  57. Thilo Kielmann, Rutger F.H. Hofman, Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat and Raoul A.F. Bhoedjang:
    MPI’s Reduction Operations in Clustered Wide Area Systems.
    Proceedings of the Message Passing Interface Developer’s and User’s Conference (MPIDC’99), pp. 43-52, Atlanta, Georgia, March 10-12, 1999
  58. Aske Plaat, Henri E. Bal, and Rutger F.H. Hofman:
    Sensitivity of Parallel Applications to Large Differences in Bandwidth and Latency in Two-Layer Interconnects ,
    Proceedings of the 5th IEEE High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA’99), Orlando, Florida, pp. 244-253, January 9-13, 1999
    A longer version exists as an internal report with a similar title, in 1998 (see below).
  59. Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat, Mirjam G. Bakker, Peter Dozy and Rutger F.H. Hofman:
    Optimizing Parallel Applications for Wide-Area Clusters,
    Proceedings of the 12th International Parallel Processing Symposium (IPPS’98), Orlando, Florida, pp. 784-790, April, 1998
    A longer version has appeared as a technical report with the same title, in 1997 (see below).
  60. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls, and Arie de Bruin:
    Exploiting Graph Properties of Game Trees
    In: Proceedings of the 13th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI’96), August 4-8, Portland, Oregon. Volume 1, pp. 234-239, 1996
  61. Jonathan Schaeffer and Aske Plaat:
    New Advances in Alpha-Beta Searching,
    Proceedings of the 24th ACM Computer Science Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, pp. 124-130, February 16-18, 1996
  62. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    Best-First Fixed-Depth Game-Tree Search in Practice,
    Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI’95), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Vol. 1, pp. 273-279, August 1995
  63. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    Best-First and Depth-First Minimax Search in Practice,
    Proceedings of Computing Science in the Netherlands 1995, Utrecht, the Netherlands, pages 182-193, November 27-28, 1995
    A somewhat more technical version of this paper has appeared elsewhere, see below:
  64. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls, and Arie de Bruin:
    An Algorithm Faster than NegaScout and SSS* in Practice,
    Computer Strategy Game Programming Workshop at the World Computer Chess Championship, Hong Kong, May 26, 1995
    A less technical version of this paper has appeared, see above.
  65. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    A New Paradigm for Minimax Search,
    Technical Report 94-18, Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, December 1994
    (Novag award for the best computer chess publication of 1994/1995)

Unrefereed Workshop Papers, Reports, Theses

  1. Hui Wang, Michael Emmerich, Aske Plaat:
    Monte Carlo Q-learning for General Game Playing,
    In arXiv:1802.05944, 2018
  2. Christian M Fuchs, Todor Stefanov, Nadia Murillo, Aske Plaat:
    Bringing Fault-Tolerant GigaHertz-Computing to Space: A Multi-Stage Software-Side Fault-Tolerance Approach for Miniaturized Spacecraft,
    arXiv 1708.06931, 2017
  3. Ali Mirsoleimani, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik, Jos Vermaseren:
    Structured Parallel Programming for Monte Carlo Tree Search,
    arXiv, 2017
  4. S. Ali Mirsoleimani, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik, Jos Vermaseren,
    A New Method for Parallel Monte Carlo Tree Search,
    arXiv:1605.04447, May 2016
  5. Evelyn van Kelle, Joost Visser, Aske Plaat, and Per van der Wijst:
    An Empirical Study into Social Success Factors for Agile Software Development,
    8th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering
    (CHASE 2015), ICSE 2015 Workshop,
    Florence, Italy, May 18, 2015
    Extended abstract presented as: Evelyn van Kelle, Aske Plaat, Per van der Wijst and Joost Visser:
    An Empirical Study into Social Success Factors for Agile Software Development,
    BENEVOL 2014, Amsterdam, 27-28 November 2014
  6. Ben Ruijl, Aske Plaat, Jos Vermaseren, Jaap van den Herik:
    Why Local Search Excels in Expression Simplification,
    arXiv 1409.5223, September 2014
  7. Armon Toubman, Jan Joris Roessingh, Pieter Spronck, Aske Plaat, Jaap van den Herik:
    Dynamic Scripting with Team Coordination in Air Combat Simulation,
    Technical Report NLR-TP-2013-507, January 2014
  8. Christine P.D.M. van der Aa, Monique M.H. Pollmann, Aske Plaat and Rutger Jan van der Gaag:
    Computer-mediated communication in adults with high-functioning Autism Spectrum Conditions,
    arXiv.org 1410.1087, 7 October 2014
  9. Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat, Thilo Kielmann, Jason Maassen, Rob van Nieuwpoort and Ronald Veldema:
    Parallel Computing on Wide-Area Clusters: the Albatross Project,
    Extreme Linux Workshop, Monterey, CA, June 1999
  10. Thilo Kielmann, Rutger F.H. Hofman, Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat, and Raoul A.F. Bhoedjang:
    MPI’s Reduction Operations in Clustered Wide Area Systems,
    Proc. ASCI’99, the fifth annual conference of the Advanced School for Computing and Imaging, pp. 329-337, Heijen, The Netherlands, June 15-17, ASCI’99, 1999
  11. Aske Plaat, Henri Bal, Rutger Hofman:
    Bandwidth and Latency Sensitivity of Parallel Applications in a Wide-Area System
    Internal report, March 16, 1998, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1998
  12. Henri E. Bal, Aske Plaat, Mirjam G. Bakker, Peter Dozy and Rutger F.H. Hofman:
    Optimizing Parallel Applications for Wide-Area Clusters,
    Technical Report IR-430, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, September 1997
  13. Aske Plaat:
    MTD(f), A Minimax Algorithm faster than NegaScout,
    Internal Report online, Erasmus University Rotterdam, January 1997
  14. Ronald Veldema, Rob van Nieuwpoort, Jason Maassen, Henri E. Bal and Aske Plaat:
    Efficient Remote Method Invocation,
    Technical Report IR-450, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, September, 1998
  15. Thilo Kielmann, Aske Plaat, and Henri E. Bal:
    Software Components Enable Wide-Area Supercomputing: Takeoff of the Albatross,
    Position statement, 5th CaberNet Radicals Workshop, Valadares, NR. Porto, Portugal, July 1998
  16. Charles E. Leiserson and Aske Plaat:
    Programming Parallel Applications in Cilk,
    SIAM News, Volume 31, Number 4, pp.6-7, May, 1998
  17. Aske Plaat:
    Research Re: search & Re-search,
    PhD Thesis
    , Tinbergen Institute and Department of Computer Science, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Thesis Publishers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 20, 1996
    List of errata.
  18. Wim Pijls, Arie de Bruin, and Aske Plaat:
    A theory of game trees, based on solution trees,
    Technical Report 96-06 (also referenced as 95-01), Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1996
  19. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    A Minimax Algorithm Better than Alpha-Beta? No and Yes,
    Technical Report 95-15, Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, June 1995
  20. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    SSS* = Alpha-Beta + TT,
    Technical Report 94-17, Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, December 1994
  21. Aske Plaat, Jonathan Schaeffer, Wim Pijls and Arie de Bruin:
    Nearly Optimal Minimax Tree Search?,
    Technical Report 94-19, Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, December 1994
  22. Arie de Bruin, Wim Pijls and Aske Plaat:
    Solution Trees as a Basis for Game Tree Search,
    Technical Report EUR-CS-94-04, Erasmus University Rotterdam, May 1994
  23. Aske Plaat:
    Vereenvoudiging van gedistribueerde applicatie ontwikkeling — Integratie van Sun RPC en C,
    (Simplifying Development of Distributed Applications — Integrating Sun RPC with C)
    Master’s thesis (in Dutch), June 1992, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1992
  24. Johan BS Conijn, Paul FH Van Deudekom, Aske Plaat:
    Het woonuitgavenmodel: de Amsterdamse versie,
    Delftse Universitaire Pers, 1991
  25. Ingrid L Ooms, Oscar A Papa, Aske Plaat:
    De lange-termijnontwikkeling van de individuele huursubsidie
    Delftse Universitaire Pers, 1989
  26. Johan BS Conijn, Ingrid L Ooms, Aske Plaat:
    De ontwikkeling van de woonuitgaven in de huursector, 1986-2000: een herberekening van de ontwerp nota volkshuisvesting in de jaren negentig
    Delftse Universitaire Pers, 1989
  27. Johan BS Conijn, Aske Plaat:
    Een alternatief huur-en subsidiestelsel: de financiële doorrekening van het huur-en subsidiestelsel voorgesteld door vijf grote steden
    Delftse Universitaire Pers, 1988

Media publications

  1. Aske Plaat:
    Mijn Smartphone en ik samen zijn intelligent!
    Schoolbestuur, 34(4), 12-13, June 2014
  2. Aske Plaat:
    Nederland wordt steeds slimmer,
    Welk idee, inzicht of innovatie heeft Nederland veranderd – of zal dit in de toekomst gaan doen?, Mark Geels en Tim van Opijnen (red), voorwoord door Hans Clevers, voorzitter KNAW, pp. 273-276, Maven Publishing, October 2013
  3. Aske Plaat:
    Intelligentie: collectief en enhanced,
    De Avond van Wetenschap & Maatschappij: thema Complexiteit, KNAW, pp. 46-47, Ridderzaal, The Hague, 29 October 2012