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Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on (2006)
Hong Kong, China
Dec. 18, 2006 to Dec. 22, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2748-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Program Committee (PDF)

pp. xx-xxii
ICDM/WI/IAT Joint Keynote Paper

Neuroscience: New Insights for AI? (Abstract)

Tomaso Poggio , McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 3-8
Invited Papers

Service-Oriented Science: Scaling eScience Impact (PDF)

Ian Foster , Argonne National Laboratory & University of Chicago, USA
pp. 9-10

Approximate Reasoning in MAS: Rough Set Approach (Abstract)

Andrzej Skowron , Warsaw University, Poland
pp. 12-18
Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC): Regular Papers

Non-normative Behaviour in Multi-agent System: Some Experiments in Traffic Simulation (Abstract)

Rene Mandiau , University of Valenciennes, France
Arnaud Doniec , INRETS, France
Stephane Espie , INRETS, France
Sylvain Piechowiak , University of Valenciennes, France
pp. 30-36

Dependency of Network Structures in Agent Selection and Deployment (Abstract)

Kensuke Fukuda , National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Shin-ya Sato , NTT Laboratories
Toshio Hirotsu , Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
Osamu Akashi , NTT Laboratories
Satoshi Kurihara , Osaka University, Japan
Toshiharu Sugawara , NTT Laboratories
pp. 37-44

Integrating Value-Directed Compression and Belief Space Analysis for POMDP Decomposition (Abstract)

Jiming Liu , Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
William K. Cheung , Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Xin Li , Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
pp. 45-51

Developing Multi-Agent Systems with Dynamic Binding Mechanism (Abstract)

Jianming Zhao , ZheJiang Normal University, China
Xinjun Mao , National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
Ji Wang , National Univ. of Defense Technology, China
pp. 52-58

Properties of Capability Based Agent Organization Transition (Abstract)

Raj Bhatnagar , University of Cincinnati, USA
Eric Matson , University of Cincinnati, USA; Wright State University, USA
pp. 59-65

Goal-Oriented Development of BDI Agents: The PRACTIONIST Approach (Abstract)

Vito Morreale , R&D Lab - ENGINEERING Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A., Italy
Giuseppe Francaviglia , R&D Lab - ENGINEERING Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A., Italy
Fabio Centineo , R&D Lab - ENGINEERING Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A., Italy
Susanna Bonura , R&D Lab - ENGINEERING Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A., Italy
Massimo Cossentino , ICAR-Italian National Research Council, Italy
Salvatore Gaglio , University of Palermo, Italy
pp. 66-72

Towards Agent-Based Coalition Formation for Service Composition (Abstract)

Ryszard Kowalczyk , Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne, Australia
Peter Braun , the agent factory GmbH, Germany
Ingo Muller , Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne, Australia
pp. 73-80

Evaluating JACK Sim for Agent-Based Modelling of Pedestrians (Abstract)

Leon Sterling , The University of Melbourne, Australia
Michael Kirley , The University of Melbourne, Australia
Nicole Ronald , The University of Melbourne, Australia
pp. 81-87

A Design and Operation Model for Agent-Based Flexible Distributed System (Abstract)

Tetsuo Kinoshita , Tohoku University, Japan
Akiko Takahashi , Tohoku University, Japan
pp. 88-95

Assignment and Integration of Distributed Transport Services in Agent-Based Architecture (Abstract)

Slim Hammadi , Ecole Centrale de Lille, France
Hayfa Zgaya , Ecole Centrale de Lille, France
pp. 96-102

A General Framework for Parallel BDI Agents (Abstract)

Huiliang Zhang , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Shell Ying Huang , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 103-112
Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC): Short Papers

Market-Based Distributed Task Selection in Multi-agent Swarms (Abstract)

Prithviraj Dasgupta , University of Nebraska, USA
Matthew Hoeing , University of Nebraska, USA
pp. 113-116

Implementation of a Molecular Simulator Based on a MultiAgent System (Abstract)

Enrique Gonzalez , Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Columbia
Cesar Bustacara , Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Columbia
Fabio Avellaneda , Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Columbia
Juan Pablo Garzon , Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Columbia
pp. 117-120

Mechanisms for Cooperative Behaviour in Agent Institutions (Abstract)

Sharmila Savarimuthu , University of Otago, New Zealand
Marcos De Oliveira , University of Otago, New Zealand
Martin Purvis , University of Otago, New Zealand
Maryam Purvis , University of Otago, New Zealand
pp. 121-124

Dynamic Reconfiguration of Multi-Agent Systems Based on Autonomy Oriented Computing (Abstract)

Li Tao , Southwest University, China
Zili Zhang , Southwest University, China; Deakin University, Australia
pp. 125-128

A Graph Based Simulation of Reorganization in Multi-agent Systems (Abstract)

Zheng-guang Wang , Bei Hang University, China
Xiao-hui Liang , Bei Hang University, China
pp. 129-132

A Hierarchical Development Architecture for Customizing AO Methodologies (Abstract)

Zeng Zhifeng , Yunnan Police Officer Academy, China
Cui Ying , Yunnan Police Officer Academy, China
Xue Xiao , Yunnan Police Officer Academy, China
pp. 133-138
Autonomous Knowledge and Information Agents: Regular Papers

Plans as Products of Learning (Abstract)

Liz Sonenberg , University of Melbourne, Australia
Samin Karim , University of Melbourne, Australia
Budhitama Subagdja , University of Melbourne, Australia
pp. 139-145

Generic Command Interpretation Algorithms for Conversational Agents (Abstract)

Laurent Mazuel , Laboratoire d?informatique de Paris 6 - LIP6, France
Nicolas Sabouret , Laboratoire d?informatique de Paris 6 - LIP6, France
pp. 146-153

A Recommender Agent for Software Libraries: An Evaluation of Memory-Based and Model-Based Collaborative Filtering (Abstract)

Mel O Cinneide , University College Dublin, Ireland
Nicholas Kushmerick , University College Dublin, Ireland
Frank McCarey , University College Dublin, Ireland
pp. 154-162

Storytelling Ontology Model Using RST (Abstract)

Arturo Nakasone , University of Tokyo, Japan
Mitsuru Ishizuka , University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 163-169

Autonomous Agent as Helper - Helpful or Annoying? (Abstract)

Paul Rudman , Oxford Brookes University, UK
Mary Zajicek , Oxford Brookes University, UK
pp. 170-176

Autonomous Mobile Programs (Abstract)

Phil Trinder , Heriot-Watt University, Scotland
Greg Michaelson , Heriot-Watt University, Scotland
Xiao Yan Deng , Heriot-Watt University, Scotland
pp. 177-186
Autonomous Knowledge and Information Agents: Short Papers

Carcara: A Multi-agent System for Web Mining Using Adjustable User Profile and Dynamic Grouping (Abstract)

Anne Magaly Canuto , Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Manuel F Gomes Junior , Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
pp. 187-190

Sixth-Sense: Context Reasoning for Potential Objects Detection in Smart Sensor Rich Environment (Abstract)

Bin Guo , Keio University, Japan
Michita Imai , Keio University, Japan
Satoru Satake , Keio University, Japan
pp. 191-194

Knowledge-Based Support of Network Management Tasks Using Active Information Resource (Abstract)

Abar Sameera , Tohoku University, Japan
Yukio Iwaya , Tohoku University, Japan
Tetsuo Kinoshita , Tohoku University, Japan
Susumu Konno , Tohoku University, Japan
Toru Abe , Tohoku University, Japan
pp. 195-199

Distributed Default Logic for Multi-agent System (Abstract)

Henryk Rybinski , Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Dominik Ryzko , Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
pp. 204-210
Agent Systems Modeling and Methodology:Regular Papers

Learning Non-Unanimous Ontology Concepts to Communicate with Groups of Agents (Abstract)

Mohsen Afsharchi , University of Calgary, Canada
Behrouz H. Far , University of Calgary, Canada
Jorg Denzinger , University of Calgary, Canada
pp. 211-217

The Role of Problem Classification in Online Meta-cognition (Abstract)

George Alexander , The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
Anita Raja , The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
pp. 218-225

A Predictive Method for Providing Fault Tolerance in Multi-agent Systems (Abstract)

Jean-Pierre Briot , Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Alessandro de Luna Almeida , Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Jacques Malenfant , Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Samir Aknine , Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France
pp. 226-232

Iterative Compilation of Multiagent Probabilistic Graphical Models (Abstract)

Xiangdong An , Dalhousie University, Canada
Nick Cercone , Dalhousie University, Canada
pp. 233-239

Iterative Multiagent Probabilistic Inference (Abstract)

Nick Cercone , Dalhousie University, Canada
Xiangdong An , Dalhousie University, Canada
pp. 240-246

Specification and Verification of Dynamics in Cognitive Agent Models (Abstract)

Lourens van der Meij , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jan Treur , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tibor Bosse , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Catholijn M. Jonker , Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Alexei Sharpanskykh , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
pp. 247-254

A Cognitive Model for Visual Attention and Its Application (Abstract)

Tibor Bosse , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jan Treur , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Peter-Paul van Maanen , TNO Human Factors, The Netherlands; Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
pp. 255-262

Adaptive Negotiation with On-Line Prediction of Opponent Behaviour in Agent-Based Negotiations (Abstract)

Jakub Brzostowski , Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Ryszard Kowalczyk , Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
pp. 263-269

An Autonomic Problem Determination and Remediation Agent for Ambiguous Situations Based on Singular Value Decomposition Technique (Abstract)

Thomas Kwok , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Hoi Chan , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
pp. 270-275

Perceptive Middleware and Intelligent Agents Enhancing Service Autonomy in Smart Spaces (Abstract)

Manfred Schenk , Fraunhofer Institute for Information and Data Processing, Germany
John Soldatos , Athens Information Technology, Greece
Lazaros Polymenakos , Athens Information Technology, Greece
Axel Burkle , Fraunhofer Institute for Information and Data Processing, Germany
Uwe Pfirrmann , Fraunhofer Institute for Information and Data Processing, Germany
Nikolaos Dimakis , Athens Information Technology, Greece
pp. 276-283

Toward Inductive Logic Programming for Collaborative Problem Solving (Abstract)

Adrian R. Pearce , The University of Melbourne, Australia
Jian Huang , The University of Melbourne, Australia
pp. 284-290

Efficient Bidding Strategies for Simultaneous Cliff-Edge Environments (Abstract)

Sarit Kraus , Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Ron Katz , Bar-Ilan University, Israel
pp. 291-297

Symbolic Negotiation in Linear Logic with Coalition Formation (Abstract)

Peep Kungas , Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Mihhail Matskin , Royal Institute of Technology IMIT/LECS, Sweden
pp. 298-305

An Energy Level Based Routing Protocol in Ad Hoc Networks (Abstract)

Peiyan Yuan , Wuhan University of Technology, China; Henan Normal University, China
Layuan Li , Wuhan University of Technology, China
Chunlin Li , Wuhan University of Technology, China
pp. 306-312

Fuzzy Adaptive Agent for Supply Chain Management (Abstract)

Sio-Fan Lou , University of Macau, Macau
Yain-Whar Si , University of Macau, Macau
pp. 313-320

Probability Fuzzy Cognitive Map for Decision-Making in Soccer Robotics (Abstract)

Jia-zhi Jiang , HuaZhong University of Science and Technology, China
Hua-Qing Min , HuaZhong University of Science and Technology, China; South China University of Technology, China
Yan-Sheng Lu , South China University of Technology, China
Jia-Xing Hui , HuaZhong University of Science and Technology, China
pp. 321-325

Resolution-Based Policy Search for Imperfect Information Differential Games (Abstract)

Brahim Chaib-draa , Laval University, Canada
Minh Nguyen-Duc , Laval University, Canada
pp. 326-332

Dynamic Protocol Selection in Open and Heterogeneous Systems (Abstract)

Jose Ghislain Quenum , National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Shinichi Honiden , National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Samir Aknine , Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris, France
Onn Shehory , IBM-Haifa Research Labs
pp. 333-341

A Logging-Based Approach for Building More Robust Multi-agent Systems (Abstract)

Amy Unruh , The University of Melbourne, Australia
James Bailey , The University of Melbourne, Australia
Kotagiri Ramamohanarao , The University of Melbourne, Australia
pp. 342-349

A Market-Based Adaptation for Resolving Competing Needs for Scarce Resources (Abstract)

Rui Wang , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Viswanath Avasarala , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Tracy Mullen , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
John Yen , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
pp. 350-356

An Autonomous Trust Construction System Based on Bayesian Method (Abstract)

Guosun Zeng , Tongji University, China
Tao Liu , Tongji University, China
Wei Wang , Tongji University, China
pp. 357-362

Designing Commitment-Based Agent Interactions (Abstract)

Michael Winikoff , RMIT University, Australia
pp. 363-370

The Two Facets of the Exploration-Exploitation Dilemma (Abstract)

Wei Pan , Tsinghua University, China
Kaifu Zhang , Tsinghua University, China
pp. 371-380
Agent Systems Modeling and Methodology: Short Papers

The Roles of Roles in Agent Communication Languages (Abstract)

Leendert van der Torre , University of Luxembourg
Joris Hulstijn , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Guido Boella , Universita di Torino, Italy
Rossana Damiano , Universita di Torino, Italy
pp. 381-384

Boosting-Based Learning Agents for Experience Classification (Abstract)

Po-Chun Chen , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Xiaocong Fan , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
John Yen , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Shizhuo Zhu , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
pp. 385-388

Modeling Delegation through an i*-based Approach (Abstract)

H. Mouratidis , Univ. of East London, UK
S. Faulkner , University of Namur, Belgium
M. Kolp , University of Louvain, Belgium
S. Dehousse , University of Namur, Belgium
L. Liu , Tsinghua University, China
pp. 393-397

Multi-Agent Coordination and Cooperation through Classical Planning (Abstract)

Yannis Dimopoulos , University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Pavlos Moraitis , Rene Descartes University, France
pp. 398-402

A Multi-Agent Approach to Social Human Behaviour in Children's Play (Abstract)

Frodi Hammer , University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Yves Demazeau , Institut IMAG, France
Alireza Derakhshan , University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Henrik Hautop Lund , University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
pp. 403-406

Structure Learning of a Behavior Network for Context Dependent Adaptability (Abstract)

Ou Li , Georgia State University, USA
Xiaolin Hu , Georgia State University, USA
pp. 407-410

Reuse Interaction Protocols to Develop Interactive Agents (Abstract)

Zahia Guessoum , Univ. of Paris VI, France
Tarek Jarraya , Univ. of Reims, France
pp. 411-415

A Comparative Study of Parallel Reinforcement Learning Methods with a PC Cluster System (Abstract)

Masayuki Kushida , Hiroshima City University, Japan
Kenichi Takahashi , Hiroshima City University, Japan
Tetsuhiro Miyahara , Hiroshima City University, Japan
Hiroaki Ueda , Hiroshima City University, Japan
pp. 416-419

An Improved Formal Framework of Actions, Individual Intention and Group Intention for Multi-agent Systems (Abstract)

Xianwei Lai , Fuzhou University, China; Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China
Zhengyuan Ning , Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China
Shanli Hu , Fuzhou University, China; Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
pp. 420-423

Cooperation Model of Multi-agent System Based on the Situation Calculus (Abstract)

Yamin Sun , Nanjing University of Science & Technology, China
Yisong Liu , Jiangsu University, China
Lili Dong , Jiangsu University, China
pp. 424-427

Multi-agent Interaction Based Collaborative P2P System for Fighting Spam (Abstract)

Jianshe Dong , Lanzou University of Technology, China
Wei Zhao , PLA University of Science and Technology, China
Haixia Cao , Jiangxi University of Science and Technology, China
Guoqing Mo , PLA University of Science and Technology, China
pp. 428-431

A Q-decomposition LRTDP Approach to Resource Allocation (Abstract)

Pierrick Plamondon , Laval University, Canada
Abder Rezak Benaskeur , Deference R&D Canada, Canada
Brahim Chaib-draa , Laval University, Canada
pp. 432-435

State Space Segmentation for Acquisition of Agent Behavior (Abstract)

Hiroaki Ueda , Hiroshima City University, Japan
Tetsuhiro Miyahara , Hiroshima City University, Japan
Takeshi Naraki , Mazda Motor Corporation, Japan
Kenichi Takahashi , Hiroshima City University, Japan
Yo Nasu , Hiroshima City University, Japan
pp. 440-446

Planning with Action Abstraction and Plan Decomposition Hierarchies (Abstract)

Christel Kemke , University of Manitoba, Canada
Erin Walker , Carnegie-Mellon University, USA
pp. 447-451

A Component-Based Architecture for Multi-Agent Systems (Abstract)

Vasu Alagar , Concordia University, Canada
KaiYu Wan , Concordia University, Canada
pp. 452-459

Observant and Proactive Communication in Multi-agent Teamwork (Abstract)

Yu Zhang , Trinity University, USA
pp. 460-466
Distributed Problem Solving: Regular Papers

A Technique for Large Automated Mechanism Design Problems (Abstract)

Frederick Asselin , Universite Laval, Canada
Antoine Nongaillard , Concordia University, Canada
Brigitte Jaumard , Concordia University, Canada
pp. 467-473

An Adaptive Multi-agent Organization Model Based on Dynamic Role Allocation (Abstract)

Mark Hoogendoorn , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jan Treur , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
pp. 474-481

A Labeled Graph Approach to Analyze Organizational Performance (Abstract)

Pinar Yolum , Bogazici University, Turkey
Mark Hoogendoorn , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jan Treur , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
pp. 482-489

Towards High-Level Programming for Distributed Problem Solving (Abstract)

Ryan F. Kelly , The University of Melbourne, Australia
Adrian R. Pearce , The University of Melbourne, Australia
pp. 490-497

Dynamic Multi-Linked Negotiations in Multi-Echelon Production Scheduling Networks (Abstract)

Hoong Chuin Lau , Singapore Management University, Singapore
Guan Li Soh , National University of Singapore, Singapore
Wee Chong Wan , National University of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 498-505

A Multi-stage Graph Decomposition Algorithm for Distributed Constraint Optimisation (Abstract)

Adrian R. Pearce , The University of Melbourne, Australia
Terence H.-W. Law , The University of Melbourne, Australia
pp. 506-513

Using Prior Knowledge to Improve Distributed Hill Climbing (Abstract)

Roger Mailler , Artificial Intelligence Center, USA
pp. 514-521

An Agent Based QoS Conflict Mediation Framework for Web Services Compositions (Abstract)

Ryszard Kowalczyk , Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Xuan Thang Nguyen , Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
pp. 522-528

Heuristics for Dealing with a Shrinking Pie in Agent Coalition Formation (Abstract)

Kevin Westwood , Utah State University, USA
Vicki H. Allan , Utah State University, USA
pp. 537-546
Distributed Problem Solving: Short Papers

Multi-robot Path Planning Based on Cooperative Co-evolution and Adaptive CGA (Abstract)

Jinyin Chen , Zhejiang University of Technology, China
Yuzo Yamane , Ashikaga Institute of Technology, Japan
Naofumi Matsumoto , Ashikaga Institute of Technology, Japan
Dongyong Yang , Zhejiang University of Technology, China
pp. 547-550

Tagging and Referrals in the EVM Architecture (Abstract)

Mariusz Nowostawski , The University of Otago, New Zealand
Martin Purvis , The University of Otago, New Zealand
pp. 551-554

Multi-Agent Systems Performance by Adaptive/Non-Adaptive Agent Selection (Abstract)

Shin-ya Sato , NTT Network Innovation Labs
Kensuke Fukuda , National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Toshiharu Sugawara , NTT Communication Science Labs.
Toshio Hirotsu , Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
Satoshi Kurihara , Osaka University, Japan
pp. 555-559

A Distributed Fuzzy Qualitative Evaluation System (Abstract)

K.K.F. Yuen , Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
H.C.W. Lau , Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
pp. 560-563

A Multi-agent Based Method for Reconstructing Buckets in Encrypted Databases (Abstract)

Jun Yun , Guangzhou University, China
Quan Zhou , Guangzhou University, China
Yi Tang , Guangzhou University, China
pp. 564-570
Autonomous Auctions and Negotiation: Regular Papers

An Approximate Algorithm for Resource Allocation Using Combinatorial Auctions (Abstract)

Himanshu Polavarapu , Pennsylvania State University, USA
Tracy Mullen , Pennsylvania State University, USA
Viswanath Avasarala , Pennsylvania State University, USA
pp. 571-578

Realising Common Knowledge Assumptions in Agent Auctions (Abstract)

Frank Guerin , University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Emmanuel M. Tadjouddine , University of Aberdeen, Scotland
pp. 579-586

An Agent-Based Mechanism for Autonomous Multiple Criteria Auctions (Abstract)

Sylvie Kornman , Universite Paris Dauphine, France
Marie-Jo Bellosta , Universite Paris Dauphine, France
Daniel Vanderpooten , Universite Paris Dauphine, France
pp. 587-594

A Negotiation Framework for Automatic Collision Avoidance between Vessels (Abstract)

Hu Qinyou , Shanghai Maritime University, China
Shi Chaojian , Shanghai Maritime University, China
Hu Qiaoer , Jiangsu Maritime Institute, China
pp. 595-601

Comparing the Performance of MLP and RBF Neural Networks Employed by Negotiating Intelligent Agents (Abstract)

Ioannis V. Papaioannou , National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Ioanna G. Roussaki , National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Miltiades E. Anagnostou , National Technical University of Athens, Greece
pp. 602-612
Autonomous Auctions and Negotiation: Short Papers

Towards Information and Goal Based Agent Negotiation (Abstract)

Paul Bogg , University of Technology, Australia
pp. 613-617

Towards Better Approximation of Winner Determination for Combinatorial Auctions with Large Number of Bids (Abstract)

Takayuki Ito , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Naoki Fukuta , Shizuoka University, Japan
pp. 618-621

When BDI Meets Argumentation: The Conceptual Ideal (Abstract)

Cheah Wai Shiang , Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
Narayanan Kulathuramaiyer , Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
Lai Suk Fui , Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
pp. 622-628
Applications: Regular Papers

Evaluating Information Variation in Informed Agent Negotiation (Abstract)

Paul Bogg , University of Technology, Sydney
pp. 629-636

Dynamical Control in Large-Scale Material Handling Systems through Agent Technology (Abstract)

Kasper Hallenborg , University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Yves Demazeau , CNRS, LEIBNIZ/IMAG Laboratory, France
pp. 637-645

A Multi-Agent System for Building Control (Abstract)

Chris Guy , University of Reading, UK
Bing Qiao , University of Reading, UK
Kecheng Liu , University of Reading, UK
pp. 653-659

Transforming Natural Arguments in Araucaria to Formal Arguments in LMA (Abstract)

Jing Zhang , Qiqihaer University, China
Yohsuke Takahashi , Niigata University, Japan
Hajime Sawamura , Niigata University, Japan
pp. 668-678
Applications: Short Papers

Autonomous Order Monitoring by Software Agents (Abstract)

R. Zimmermann , University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
F. Bodendorf , University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
pp. 679-685

Co-evolution of Agent-Oriented Conceptual Models and CASO Agent Programs (Abstract)

Aneesh Krishna , University of Wollongong, Australia
Aditya K. Ghose , University of Wollongong, Australia
Aniruddha Dasgupta , University of Wollongong, Australia
pp. 686-689

Defeasible Reasoning with e-Contracts (Abstract)

Georgios K. Giannikis , University of Thessaly, Greece
Aspassia Daskalopulu , University of Thessaly, Greece
pp. 690-694

Flexible Workflow Driven Job Shop Manufacturing Execution and Automation Based on Multi Agent System (Abstract)

Haicheng Yang , China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, China
Weiping He , Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
Xinping He , Capital Aerospace Machinery Co, China
Wei Zhang , Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
Yanli He , Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
pp. 695-699

Ubiquitous Home Security Robot Based on Sensor Network (Abstract)

Ki-Dong Lee , Yeungnam University, Korea
Suk-Gyu Lee , Yeungnam University, Korea
Han-Kil Kim , Yeungnam University, Korea
Yoon-Gu Kim , Yeungnam University, Korea
pp. 700-704

POCAp: A Software Process for Context-Aware Computing (Abstract)

Renato F. Bulcao Neto , ICMC-USP, Brazil
Maria da Graca C. Pimentel , ICMC-USP, Brazil
Taciana Novo Kudo , ICMC-USP, Brazil
pp. 705-708

Agent-Based Soft Computing Society Applied in the Research of Reservoir Sedimentary Facies in Oil Fields (Abstract)

Yang Li , Daqing Petroleum Institute, China
Fuhua Shang , Daqing Petroleum Institute, China
Ruishan Du , Daqing Petroleum Institute, China
pp. 709-712

An Add-On for Managing Behaviours with Priority in JADE (Abstract)

Bertha Guijarro-Berdinas , University of A Coruna, Spain
Amparo Alonso-Betanzos , University of A Coruna, Spain
Juan A. Suarez-Romero , University of A Coruna, Spain
pp. 713-716

A Call Handling Assistant for Mobile Devices (Abstract)

Wayne Wobcke , University of New South Wales, Australia
Andrew Limaru , University of New South Wales, Australia
Rita Chan , University of New South Wales, Australia
pp. 717-722
Others: Regular Papers

Empirical Analysis for Agent System Comprehension and Verification (Abstract)

Dung N. Lam , The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Tibor Bosse , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
K. Suzanne Barber , The University of Texas at Austin, USA
pp. 723-729

Representing Context for Multiagent Trust Modeling (Abstract)

Michal Pechoucek , Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Milos Gregor , Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw , Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, USA
Martin Rehak , Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
pp. 737-746
Others: Short Papers

Qualitative Verification of Multi-Agents Reactive Decisional System Using Business Process Modeling Notation (Abstract)

Bouchaib Bounabat , Ecole Nationale d'Informatique et d'Analyse des Systemes, ENSIAS, Morocco
Mostafa Harti , Sidi Med ben Abdellah University, Morocco
Mohammed Berrada , Sidi Med ben Abdellah University, Morocco
pp. 747-751

A Test Suite for the Evaluation of Mobile Agent Platform Security (Abstract)

Alice Hertel , Fraunhofer Institute for Information and Data Processing, Germany
Axel Burkle , Fraunhofer Institute for Information and Data Processing, Germany
Barbara Essendorfer , Fraunhofer Institute for Information and Data Processing, Germany
Martin Wieser , Fraunhofer Institute for Information and Data Processing, Germany
Wilmuth Muller , Fraunhofer Institute for Information and Data Processing, Germany
pp. 752-756

Mainstream Games in the Multi-agent Classroom (Abstract)

Rui Prada , Technical University of Lisbon and INESC-ID, Portugal
Joana Paulo Pardal , Technical University of Lisbon and INESC-ID, Portugal
Ana Paiva , Technical University of Lisbon and INESC-ID, Portugal
Helena Sofia Pinto , Technical University of Lisbon and INESC-ID, Portugal
Guilherme Raimundo , Technical University of Lisbon and INESC-ID, Portugal
Celso de Melo , Technical University of Lisbon and INESC-ID, Portugal
pp. 757-761

A Negotiation Model for Ontology Mapping (Abstract)

Renata Vieira , Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, UNISINOS, Brazil
Paulo Quaresma , Universidade de Evora, UEVORA, Portugal
Marcia Moraes , Pontificia Universidade Catolica, PUCRS, Brazil
Cassia Trojahn , Universidade de Evora, UEVORA, Portugal
pp. 762-768
Industry Track Papers

Collaborative RPD Agents Assisting Decision Making in Active Decision Spaces (Abstract)

Guruprasad Airy , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Po-Chun Chen , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Xiaocong Fan , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Tim Huynh , Solers Inc, USA
Michael Brogan , Solers Inc, USA
John Yen , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
David Hall , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
pp. 769-772

Multi-agent Software Tool for Management of Design Process in Microelectronics (Abstract)

Oleg Karsaev , St.-Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation, Russia
Eyck Jentzsch , Cadence Design Systems, Germany
Wolf-Ekkehard Matzke , Cadence Design Systems, Germany
Victor Konushy , St.-Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation, Russia
Vadim Ermolayev , Zaporozhye National University, Ukraine
Vladimir Gorodetsky , St.-Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation, Russia
pp. 773-776
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