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2012 IEEE 24th International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (2003)
Sacramento, California, USA
Nov. 3, 2003 to Nov. 5, 2003
ISSN: 1082-3409
ISBN: 0-7695-2038-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction
Keynote Speeches

Phase Transitions, Backbones and Heuristic Search (PDF)

Weixiong Zhang , Washington University at St. Louis
pp. xix

Artificial Intelligence in Financial Applications (PDF)

Benjamin W. Wah , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. xx

Kernel Methods for Pattern Analysis (PDF)

Nello Cristianini , University of California at Davis
pp. xxi
Session 1 (Balboa) Bioinformatics I

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pp. null

Predicting Conserved Hairpin Motifs in Unaligned RNA Sequences (Abstract)

Graziano Pesole , University of Milan
Giancarlo Mauri , University of Milano-Bicocca
Giulio Pavesi , University of Milano-Bicocca
pp. 10

A Biology Inspired Neural Learning Algorithm for Analysing Protein Sequences (Abstract)

XiKun Wu , Oxford University
Zheng Rong Yang , Exeter University
Emily Berry , Exeter University
pp. 18

Order-Sensitive Clustering for Remote Homologous Protein Detection (Abstract)

Jin Chen , National University of Singapore
Mong Li Lee , National University of Singapore
Wynne Hsu , National University of Singapore
pp. 26
Session 2 (Calaveras) Software Engineering with Computational Intelligence I

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pp. null

An Intelligent Early Warning System for Software Quality Improvement and Project Management (Abstract)

Xiaoqing (Frank) Liu , University of Missouri-Rolla
Monu Bambroo , University of Missouri-Rolla
Gautam Kane , University of Missouri-Rolla
pp. 32

Deployment and Dynamic Reconfiguration Planning for Distributed Software Systems (Abstract)

Naveed Arshad , University of Colorado at Boulder
Alexander. L Wolf , University of Colorado at Boulder
Dennis Heimbigner , University of Colorado at Boulder
pp. 39

Application of an Attribute Selection Method to CBR-Based Software Quality Classification (Abstract)

Jayanth Rajeevalochanam , Florida Atlantic University
Laurent Nguyen , Florida Atlantic University
Kehan Gao , Florida Atlantic University
Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar , Florida Atlantic University
pp. 47

Analysis of Software Maintenance Data Using Multi-Technique Approach (Abstract)

Marek Reformat , University of Alberta
Vanda Wu , University of Alberta
pp. 53
Session 3 (Granada) AI in Medicine I

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pp. null

Adaptive Modeling of Biochemical Pathways (Abstract)

R. Brause , J.W.G. University
pp. 62

Semantic Biological Image Management and Analysis (Abstract)

Phillip C-y. Sheu , University of California at Irvine
Yoshi Inagaki , University of California at Irvine
Carl Cotman , University of California at Irvine
Brian Cummings , University of California at Irvine
Charlie Chubb , University of California at Irvine
pp. 69

Ontology-Based Medical Image Annotation with Description Logics (Abstract)

Nigel Shadbolt , University of Southampton
Paul Lewis , University of Southampton
Bo Hu , University of Southampton
Srinandan Dasmahapatra , University of Southampton
pp. 77
Session 4 (Balboa) SAT

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pp. null

MFSAT: A SAT Solver Using Multi-Flip Local Search (Abstract)

Amol Dattatraya Mali , University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Yevgeny Lipen , Strong Financial Corporation
pp. 84

Improving Nogood Recording Using 2SAT (Abstract)

Lei Zheng , University of Melbourne
Peter J. Stuckey , University of Melbourne
pp. 94

Eliminating Redundancies in SAT Search Trees (Abstract)

Richard Ostrowski , Université déArtois
Éric Grégoire , Université déArtois
Lakhdar Saïs , Université déArtois
Bertrand Mazure , Université déArtois
pp. 100

Probing-Based Preprocessing Techniques for Propositional Satisfiability (Abstract)

João Marques-Silva , Technical University of Lisbon
Inês Lynce , Technical University of Lisbon
pp. 105
Session 5 (Calaveras) Data Mining I

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pp. null

A Software Infrastructure for Research in Textual Data Mining (Abstract)

Leon M. Galitsky , Lehigh University
Lars E. Holzman , Lehigh University
Todd A. Fisher , Lehigh University
April Kontostathis , Lehigh University
William M. Pottenger , Lehigh University
pp. 112

Detecting Spatial Outliers with Multiple Attributes (Abstract)

Dechang Chen , Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Yufeng Kou , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Chang-Tien Lu , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
pp. 122

Mining Association Rules with Linguistic Terms (Abstract)

Hongji Yang , De Montfort University
Huowang Chen , National University of Defense Technology
Baowen Xu , Southeast University and Jiangsu Institute of Software Quality
Dazhou Kang , Southeast University and Jiangsu Institute of Software Quality
Jianjiang Lu , Southeast University, PLA University of Science and Technology and Jiangsu Institute of Software Quality
pp. 129

Parallel Mining of Maximal Frequent Itemsets from Databases (Abstract)

Soon M. Chung , Wright State University
Congnan Luo , Wright State University
pp. 134
Session 6 (Granada) Evolutionary Computing

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pp. null

Feature Selection for Support Vector Machines by Means of Genetic Algorithms (Abstract)

Olivier Chapelle , Max-Planck-Institute of Biological Cybernetics
Holger Fr?hlich , Max-Planck-Institute of Biological Cybernetics
Bernhard Sch?lkopf , Max-Planck-Institute of Biological Cybernetics
pp. 142

Engineering Optimization Using a Simple Evolutionary Algorithm (Abstract)

Ricardo Landa-Becerra , Instituto Politécnico Nacional No. 2508
Carlos A. Coello Coello , Instituto Politécnico Nacional No. 2508
Efrén Mezura-Montes , Instituto Politécnico Nacional No. 2508
pp. 149

Multi-Modal Function Optimization Problem for Evolutionary Algorithm (Abstract)

Yuan Jingling , Wuhan Technology of University
Pan Hao , Wuhan Technology of University
Zhong Luo , Wuhan Technology of University
pp. 157

A New Genetic Programming Approach in Symbolic Regression (Abstract)

Xiong Shengwu , Wuhan University of Technology
Wang Weiwu , Wuhan University of Technology
Li Feng , Wuhan University of Technology
pp. 161
Session 7 (Balboa) Planning and Scheduling I

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pp. null

Search Control Techniques for Planning (Abstract)

Minh Tang , University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Amol Dattatraya Mali , University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
pp. 168

Effective Heuristics to Solve Pickup and Delivery Problems with Time Windows (Abstract)

Vincent Tam , University of Hong Kong
Lois C.Y. Tseng , University of Hong Kong
pp. 184

Aircraft and Gate Scheduling with Time Windows (Abstract)

Brian Rodrigues , Singapore Management University
Yi Zhu , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Andrew Lim , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
pp. 189

Fragmental Optimization on the 2-Machine Bicriteria Flowshop Scheduling Problem (Abstract)

Andrew Lim , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Gaofeng Huang , National University of Singapore
pp. 194
Session 8 (Calaveras) Knowledge Management and Sharing

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pp. null

On Case-Based Knowledge Sharing in Semantic Web (Abstract)

Huajun Chen , Zhejiang University
Zhaohui Wu , Zhejiang University
pp. 200

TROJAN: A Scalable Distributed Semantic Network System (Abstract)

Sanguthevar Rajasekaran , University of Connecticut
Chain-Wu Lee , State University of New York at Buffalo
Chun-Hsi Huang , University of Connecticut
pp. 219
Session 9 (Granada) NLP and Speech Understanding

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pp. null

Learning Name Pronunciations in Automatic Speech Recognition Systems (Abstract)

Françoise Beaufays , Nuance Communications
Shaun Williams , Nuance Communications
Mitch Weintraub , Nuance Communications
Ananth Sankar , Nuance Communications
pp. 233

Transcoding HTML to VoiceXML Using Annotation (PDF)

Zhiyan Shao , Virginia Tech
Manuel A. P?rez-Qui?ones , Virginia Tech
Robert Capra , Virginia Tech
pp. 249

Nonlinear Speech Model Based on Support Vector Machine and Wavelet Transform (Abstract)

Jianmin Li , Tsinghua University
Bo Zhang , Tsinghua University
Fuzong Lin , Tsinghua University
pp. 259
Session 10 (Balboa) Planning and Scheduling II

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pp. null

Partitioning of Temporal Planning Problems in Mixed Space Using the Theory of Extended Saddle Points (Abstract)

Benjamin W. Wah , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Yixin Chen , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 266

S-MEP: A Planner for Numeric Goals (Abstract)

Javier Sanchez , EDESA S.A.
Amol Dattatraya Mali , University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
pp. 274

Ant Colony Optimization for Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling with Generalized Precedence Relations (Abstract)

Cheng Wang , Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan
Jinwen Wang , Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan
Shipeng Luo , Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan
pp. 284

Transportation Bid Analysis Optimization with Shipper Input (Abstract)

Andrew Lim , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Brian Rodrigues , Singapore Management University
Yunsong Guo , National University of Singapore
pp. 290
Session 11 (Calaveras) Machine Learning

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pp. null

Discriminative Parameter Learning of General Bayesian Network Classifiers (Abstract)

Russell Greiner , University of Alberta
Petr Musilek , University of Alberta
Bin Shen , University of Alberta
Corrine Cheng , University of Alberta
Xiaoyuan Su , University of Alberta
pp. 296

Learning Refinements on Curve-Strokes (Abstract)

Gregory Dudek , McGill University
Saul Simhon , McGill University
pp. 306

Q-Concept-Learning: Generalization with Concept Lattice Representation in Reinforcement Learning (Abstract)

Marc Ricordeau , Laboratoire déInformatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier
pp. 316

Reinforcement Learning with Extended Spatial and Temporal Learning Scale (Abstract)

Bo Yin , Ocean University of China
Xiaodong Zhuang , Ocean University of China
Qingchun Meng , Ocean University of China
pp. 324
Session 12 (Granada) Agents

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pp. null

Learning of Mediation Strategies for Heterogeneous Agents Cooperation (Abstract)

Anne Boyer , Universit? Nancy 2
Fran?ois Charpillet , LORIA - INRIA Lorraine
Romaric Charton , Universit? Nancy 2
pp. 330

Efficient Key Assignment Scheme for Mobile Agent Systems (Abstract)

Chi-Hung Chi , National University of Singapore
Wai-Meng Chew , National University of Singapore
Tie-Yan Li , Institute for Infocomm Research
pp. 338

Task Allocation via Multi-Agent Coalition Formation: Taxonomy, Algorithms and Complexity (Abstract)

Hoong Chuin Lau , National University of Singapore
Lei Zhang , National University of Singapore
pp. 346

RoboCupRescue System and Arian: A Flexible Infrastructure for Multi-Agent Research and Education (Abstract)

Mazda Ahmadi , University of Texas at Austin
Tomoichi Takahashi , Chubu University
Tetuchiko Koto , University of Electro-Communication
Jafar Habibi , Sharif University of Technology
pp. 351
Session 13 (Balboa) Software Engineering with Computational Intelligence II

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pp. null

Experiments in Automatic Programming for General Purposes (Abstract)

Chai Xinwei , University of Alberta
Marek Reformat , University of Alberta
James Miller , University of Alberta
pp. 366

Genetic Programming-Based Decision Trees for Software Quality Classification (Abstract)

Naeem Seliya , Florida Atlantic University
Yi Liu , Florida Atlantic University
Taghi M Khoshgoftaar , Florida Atlantic University
pp. 374

Validating an Online Adaptive System Using SVDD (Abstract)

Yan Liu , West Virginia University
Bojan Cukic , West Virginia University
Srikanth Gururajan , West Virginia University
Tim Menzies , West Virginia University
Marcello Napolitano , West Virginia University
pp. 384
Session 14 (Calaveras) Vision and Image Processing

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pp. null

Automatic Lesion/Tumor Detection Using Intelligent Mesh-Based Active Contour (Abstract)

Lijun Yin , State University of New York at Binghamton
Sandeep Deshpande , State University of New York at Binghamton
Ja Kwei Chang , State University of New York Upstate Medical University
pp. 390

Interactive Open Architecture Computer Vision (Abstract)

Harry H. Cheng , Intergration Engineering Laboratory
Wayne W. Cheng , University of California at Davis
Qingcang Yu , Zhejiang Institute of Science and Technology
Xiaodong Zhou , University of California at Davis
pp. 406

Improving the Performance of Multi-Class SVMs in Face Recognition with Nearest Neighbor Rule (Abstract)

Chang-Hun Lee , University of Incheon
Weide Chang , California State University of Sacramento
Sung-Wook Park , University of Incheon
Jong-Wook Park , University of Incheon
pp. 411
Session 15 (Granada) Bioinformatics II

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pp. null

Integrating Microarray Data by Consensus Clustering (Abstract)

Vladimir Filkov , University of California at Davis
Steven Skiena , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 418

Sweep A*: Space-Efficient Heuristic Search in Partially Ordered Graphs (Abstract)

Rong Zhou , Mississippi State University
Eric A. Hansen , Mississippi State University
pp. 427

Two-Layer Protein Structure Comparison (Abstract)

Sung-Joon Park , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Masayuki Yamamura , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 435
Session 16 (Balboa) AI in Medicine II

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pp. null

Discovering Clusters in Gene Expression Data Using Evolutionary Approach (Abstract)

Patrick C.H. Ma , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Keith C.C. Chan , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
pp. 459

Extracting Biochemical Interactions from MEDLINE Using a Link Grammar Parser (Abstract)

Jing Ding , Iowa State University
Andy W. Fulmer , Procter and Gamble Company
Jun Xu , Procter and Gamble Company
Daniel Berleant , Iowa State University
pp. 467
Session 17 (Calaveras) CSP

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pp. null

Reducing Redundancy in the Hypertree Decomposition Scheme (Abstract)

Aditya Ghose , University of Wollongong
Peter Harvey , University of Wollongong
pp. 474

Implicit Random Constraint Satisfaction Problems (Abstract)

Frédéric Boussemart , CRIL - CNRS FRE
Christophe Lecoutre , CRIL - CNRS FRE
Fred Hemery , CRIL - CNRS FRE
pp. 482

Progressive Stochastic Search for Solving Constraint Satisfaction Problems (Abstract)

Bryan Chi-ho Lam , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Ho-fung Leung , Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 487
Session 18 (Granada) Fuzzy Logic

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pp. null

Approximate Discrete Probability Distribution Representation Using a Multi-Resolution Binary Tree (Abstract)

Pierre Bessi?re , Gravir/IMAG CNRS and INRIA Rh?ne-Alpes
David Bellot , Gravir/IMAG CNRS and INRIA Rh?ne-Alpes
pp. 498

Raw Relation Sets and Multiperson Decision Making (Abstract)

Weiyi Meng , State University of New York at Binghamton
Yuxi Chen , State University of New York at Binghamton
pp. 504

Inference via Fuzzy Belief Petri Nets (Abstract)

Carl G. Looney , University of Nevada at Reno
Lily R. Liang , University of Nevada at Reno
pp. 510
Session 19 (Balboa) DataMining II

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pp. null

Generalization of Classification Rules (Abstract)

Mong Li Lee , National University of Singapore
Zhipeng Xie , Fudan University
Wynne Hsu , National University of Singapore
pp. 522

A Global Rule Induction Approach to Information Extraction (Abstract)

Jing Xiao , National University of Singapore
Jimin Liu , National University of Singapore
Tat-Seng Chua , National University of Singapore
pp. 530

Partitioning Large Data to Scale up Lattice-Based Algorithm (Abstract)

Engelbert Mephu Nguifo , Université déArtois
Huaiguo Fu , Université déArtois
pp. 537

Addressing the Ramification Problem in a Temporal Context: The Case of Concurrent Actions (Abstract)

Nikos Papadakis , University of Crete and Institute of Computer Science
Dimitris Plexousakis , University of Crete and Institute of Computer Science
pp. 545
Session 20 (Calaveras) Intelligent Information Retrieval

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pp. null

Query Expansion and Query Reduction in Document Retrieval (Abstract)

Bhavani Raskutti , Telstra Research Laboratories
Ingrid Zukerman , Monash University
Yingying Wen , Monash University
pp. 552

Classification of Web Documents Using a Naive Bayes Method (Abstract)

Julia Hodges , Mississippi State University
Bo Tang , Mississippi State University
Yong Wang , Mississippi State University
pp. 560
Session 21 (Granada) Knowledge Representation

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pp. null

DOSE: A Distributed Open Semantic Elaboration Platform (Abstract)

Dario Bonino , Politecnico di Torino
Fulvio Corno , Politecnico di Torino
Laura Farinetti , Politecnico di Torino
pp. 580

Equuleus: Presentation from Legacy Documents (Abstract)

Susan W. McRoy , University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Nipat Nalamlieng , University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Syed S. Ali , University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
pp. 589

Domain Ontology and Galois Lattice Structure for Query Refinement (Abstract)

Brigitte Safar , University of Paris Sud-CNRS
Hassen Kefi , University of Paris Sud-CNRS
pp. 597

Human-Agent Teamwork for Distributed Team Training (Abstract)

Jesse Plymale , Texas A&M University
Michael S. Miller , Texas A&M University
Richard A. Volz , Texas A&M University
Dianxiang Xu , North Dakota State University
pp. 602
Session 22 (Balboa) Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

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pp. null

Automatic Recognition of a Baby Gesture (Abstract)

Mubarak Shah , University of Central Florida
Niels Da Vitoria Lobo , University of Central Florida
Jigna Bhatt , University of Nevada at Reno
George Bebis , University of Nevada at Reno
pp. 610

Object Recognition Using Local - Global Graphs (Abstract)

S. Makrogiannis , Wright State University and AIIS Inc.
P. Yuan , Wright State University and AIIS Inc.
N. Bourbakis , Wright State University and AIIS Inc.
pp. 616

An L-G & SPNG Based Model for Brain Biometrics (Abstract)

N. Bourbakis , Wright State University and AIIS Inc.
S. Makrogiannis , Wright State University and AIIS Inc.
pp. 628

Shape-Based 3D Model Retrieval (Abstract)

Forouzan Golshani , Arizona State University
Jeong-Jun Song , Arizona State University
pp. 636

iCare — A User Centric Approach to the Development of Assistive Devices for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Abstract)

John Black , Arizona State University
Vivek Iyer , Arizona State University
Sethuraman Panchanathan , Arizona State University
Mike Rush , Arizona State University
pp. 641
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

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