A paper by Kutluhan Erol, PhD graduate and Professors Jim Hendler and Dana Nau has received an honorable mention for the ICAPS Influential Paper award, which will be awarded at the ICAPS-2009 conference in Greece this September. The award honors the authors of a significant and influential paper" in automated planning and scheduling, published at least 10 years ago in one of the ICAPS family of conferences (ICAPS, ECP, EWSP, AIPS). The paper is:
K. Erol, J. Hendler, and D. S. Nau. UMCP: A sound and complete procedure for hierarchical task-network planning. In Proc. International Conf. on AI Planning Systems (AIPS), pp. 249-254, June 1994.