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Technological Challenges in Emergency Response
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Sharad Mehrotra,Xiaogang Qiu,Zhidong Cao,Austin Tate
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 5-8
The guest editors discuss some recent advances in using intelligent systems for emergency management, as well as remaining technological challenges.
Using Shared Procedural Knowledge for Virtual Collaboration Support in Emergency Response
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Gerhard Wickler,Austin Tate,Jeffrey Hansberger
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 9-17
A framework is described for developing and deploying procedural knowledge in emergency situations where collaboration is needed. In this framework, procedural knowledge is represented in a wiki using an informal, textual description that's marked up with ...
Knowledge Systems for Coalition Operations
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Jitu Patel,Austin Tate,Niranjan Suri,James Lawton
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 12-15
Most major military, peacekeeping, and humanitarian operations are now coalition-based and require agility and effective use of limited resources to achieve complex and multiple objectives. This raises many challenges given technical incompatibilities, rul...
I-Room: Augmenting Virtual Worlds with Intelligent Systems
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Austin Tate
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 56-61
An I-Room is a virtual world
I-Room: A Virtual Space for Intelligent Interaction
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Austin Tate, Yun-Heh Chen-Burger, Jeff Dalton, Stephen Potter, David Richardson, Jussi Stader, Gerhard Wickler, Ian Bankier, Christopher Walton, Patrick Williams
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 62-71
<p>The I-Room is a virtual environment intended to support a range of collaborative activities, especially those that involve sense making, deliberation, and decision making.</p>
Planning and Choosing: Augmenting HTN-Based Agents with Mental Attitudes
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Gerhard Wickler, Stephen Potter, Austin Tate, Michal P¡echou¡cek, Eduard Semsch
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 222-228
This paper describes a new agent framework that fuses an HTN planner, through its underlying conceptual model, with the mental attitudes of the BDI agent architecture, thus exploiting the strengths of each. On the one hand, the practical and proven ability...
Introduction to the Track C
Found in: Distributed Intelligent Systems: Collective Intelligence and Its Applications, IEEE Workshop on
By Jeffrey Bradshaw, Michal Pechoucek, Niranjan Suri, Austin Tate
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 251
Besides numerous applications in industry and commerce the intelligent distributed systems technologies are ready to be deployed in fields of defense logistics applications, international coalitions operations, humanitarian relief operations and other OOTW...
An Investigation into the Use of Collaborative Concepts for Planning in Disaster Response Coalitions
Found in: Distributed Intelligent Systems: Collective Intelligence and Its Applications, IEEE Workshop on
By Clauirton Siebra, Austin Tate
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 253-258
This paper investigates the implications of using concepts of collaboration as part of a planning architecture, which intends to support hierarchical coalition operations. Such concepts are mostly based on Teamwork approaches and they were integrated into ...
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Austin Tate
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 57-61
Imagine a future environment where a network of sophisticated sensors, protection, and repair systems will be integral to clothing, communications devices, vehicles, transportation systems, buildings, and the environment. These would form the basis for a d...
Guest Editors' Introduction: Planning with Templates
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Doug Dyer, Steve Cross, Craig A. Knoblock, Steve Minton, Austin Tate
Issue Date:March 2005
pp. 13-15
Templates are standard operating procedures that can be used for solving typical problems and as a starting point for solving novel problems. These structures contain relevant variables (and required activities) and current variable values (or specific act...
Constraints and AI Planning
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Alexander Nareyek, Eugene C. Freuder, Robert Fourer, Enrico Giunchiglia, Robert P. Goldman, Henry Kautz, Jussi Rintanen, Austin Tate
Issue Date:March 2005
pp. 62-72
Tackling real-world planning problems often requires considering various types of constraints, ranging from simple numerical comparators to complex resources. This article provides an overview of how to solve planning tasks within general constraint-solvin...
KAoS Policy Management for Semantic Web Services
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Andrzej Uszok, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Matthew Johnson, Renia Jeffers, Austin Tate, Jeff Dalton, Stuart Aitken
Issue Date:July 2004
pp. 32-41
KAoS policy and domain services help with policy specification, analysis, disclosure, and enforcement of policies for Semantic Web Services. The authors describe these capabilities in the context of three example applications: Grid Policy Management, Coali...
A Visualisation Approach for Collaborative Planning Systems Based on Ontologies
Found in: Information Visualisation, International Conference on
By Natasha Queiroz Lino, Austin Tate
Issue Date:July 2004
pp. 807-811
In the last decades, many advances have been made in intelligent planning systems. Significant improvements related to core problems, providing faster search algorithms and shortest plans have been proposed. However, there is a lack in researches allowing ...
Coalition Agents Experiment: Multiagent Cooperation in International Coalitions
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By David N. Allsopp, Patrick Beautement, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Edmund H. Durfee, Michael Kirton, Craig A. Knoblock, Niranjan Suri, Austin Tate, Craig W. Thompson
Issue Date:May 2002
pp. 26-35
<p>Military coalitions are examples of large-scale, multi-faceted, virtual organizations, which sometimes need to be rapidly created and flexibly changed as circumstances alter. The Coalition Agents Experiment (CoAX) aims to show that multiagent syst...
Guest Editors' Introduction: Knowledge Systems for Coalition Operations
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Austin Tate, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Michal Pechoucek
Issue Date:May 2002
pp. 14-16
<p>Current and future military missions will increasingly involve multinational forces. Ideally, such forces should be rapidly drawn together, flexibly led, and responsively deployed. Moreover, these multinational forces will need to address a wide r...
O-P3: Supporting the Planning Process using Open Planning Process Panels
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By John Levine, Austin Tate, Jeff Dalton
Issue Date:September 2000
pp. 56-62
This article introduces Open Planning Process Panels (O-P3). These panels are based on explicit models of the planning process and are used to coordinate the development and evaluation of multiple courses of action. We describe the generic ideas behind O-P...
Guest Editors' Introduction: Ontologies
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By William Swartout, Austin Tate
Issue Date:January 1999
pp. 18-19
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Don't leave your plan on the shelf
Found in: ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR)
By Austin Tate
Issue Date:March 1988
pp. 351-352
A multidatabase system (MDBS) is a confederation of preexisting distributed, heterogeneous, and autonomous database systems. There has been a recent proliferation of research suggesting the application of object-oriented techniques to facilitate the comple...