• How can we use knowledge about user behaviors and usage patterns to build adaptive user interfaces and high-performance network systems?
• How can we use Web site structure, content, and linkage information to improve Web navigation and search?
• How can we wrap Web pages to build more convenient Web services?
Qiang Yang is a faculty member of the Computer Science Department at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His research interests include artificial intelligence planning, machine learning and case-based reasoning, data mining, and wireless computing. He received his PhD in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a member of the AAAI and a senior member of the IEEE. Contact him at the Dept. of Computer Science, Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology, Clearwater Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.cs.ust.hk/~qyang.
Craig A. Knoblock is a senior project leader at the Information Sciences Institute and a research associate professor in computer science at the University of Southern California. His research interests include information integration, automated planning, machine learning, and constraint reasoning and the application of these techniques to geospatial and biological data integration. He received his PhD in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a member of the AAAI and ACM. Contact him at the Univ. of Southern California, 4676 Admiralty Way, Ste. 1001, Marina del Rey, CA 90292; email@example.com, www.isi.edu/~knoblock.
Xindong Wu is a professor and the chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Vermont. His research interests include data mining, knowledge-based systems, and Web information exploration. He received his PhD in artificial intelligence from the University of Edinburgh. He is the executive editor of Knowledge and Information Systems, founder and current steering-committee chair of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, a series editor of the Springer Book Series on Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing, and the chair of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Computational Intelligence. He will be the editor in chief of IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering starting in January 2005. He is the winner of the 2004 ACM SIGKDD Service Award. Contact him at the Univ. of Vermont, Dept. of Computer Science, 33 Colchester Ave., Burlington, VT 05405; firstname.lastname@example.org.