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Proceedings. Fourth International Symposium on Autonomous Decentralized Systems. - Integration of Heterogeneous Systems - (1999)
Tokyo, Japan
Mar. 20, 1999 to Mar. 23, 1999
ISBN: 0-7695-0137-0
Invited Speech: Chair: L. Simoncini (CNUCE-CNR, Italy)

Committees (PDF)

pp. xiv

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xvi
Keynote Address
Session A1: Transportation: : Chair: Q. Qian (SWJTU, China)

Phased-In Construction Method of Atos (Autonomous Decentralized Transport Operation Control System) (Abstract)

Fumio Kitahara , East Japan Railway Company
Keiji Kamijou , East Japan Railway Company
Yoshiaki Kakurai , East Japan Railway Company
Keisuke Bekki , Omika Works, Hitachi, Ltd.
Kazuo Kera , Omika Works, Hitachi, Ltd.
Katsumi Kawano , Omika Works, Hitachi, Ltd.
pp. 415

A Mobile Guide System for Visually Disabled Persons (Abstract)

Koichi Goto , Railway Technical Research Institute
Hiroshi Matsubara , Railway Technical Research Institute
Shuichi Myojo , Railway Technical Research Institute
pp. 12
Session B1: Real-Time Systems: Chair: H. Wedde (Univ. of Dortmund, Germany)

Adaptable Real-Time Distributed Object Management for Command and Control Systems (Abstract)

John Maurer , MITRE Corporation
Roman Ginis , MITRE Corporation
Richard Freedman , MITRE Corporation
Michael Squadrito , MITRE Corporation
Steven Wohlever , MITRE Corporation
Bhavani Thuraisingham , MITRE Corporation
pp. 42
Session C1: Object Systems: Chair: M.J. Mendes (PUCCAMP, Brazil)
Plenary Panel P1: Open ADS: Chair: S. Shin (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan): Panelists: H. Berndt, K. Kishimoto, S. Tazaki and B. Thuraisingham

Panel Discussion on Open ADS (Abstract)

Seiichi Shin , University of Tokyo
pp. 82
Session A2: Manufacturing: Co-Chairs: E. Nett (GMD, Germany): P.T. Cat (Institute of Information Technology, Vietnam)

Flow Oriented Approach for Human-Centered Agile Manufacturing Systems (Abstract)

Naoki Tomita , Bridgestone Corp.
Satoru Shibao , Bridgestone Corp.
Masaru Omura , Bridgestone Corp.
Masaharu Oku , Bridgestone Corp.
pp. 98

Modeling Manufacturing Resources base on Agent Model (Abstract)

Masahiro Hiji , Hitachi Tohoku Software, Ltd.
Masaru Tezuka , Hitachi Tohoku Software, Ltd.
pp. 107
Session B2: Distributed Systems and Agents: Chair: S. Covaci (GMD, Germany)

Working Set in Channel Management for Cellular Networks (Abstract)

Haihong Zheng , Arizona State University
Sourav Bhattacharya , Arizona State University
pp. 116

A Machinery Control System using Mobile Agents (Abstract)

H. Wada , Yokogawa Electric Corp.
Y. Sakuraba , Yokogawa Electric Corp.
M. Negishi , Yokogawa Electric Corp.
T. Yamakawa , Yokogawa Electric Corp.
K. Kubo , Yokogawa Electric Corp.
Y. Kashiyama , Yokogawa Electric Corp.
pp. 124
Session C2: Transaction and Messaging: Co-Chairs: C.S. Liu (Chung Yuan Christian U., Taiwan): T. Kikuno (Osaka U., Japan)

Engineering Look-Ahead in Distributed Conversations (Abstract)

Paul Ezhilchelvan , University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Alexander Romanovsky , University of Newcastle upon Tyne
pp. 142

Atomicity of Transaction Processing in Heterogeneous Autonomous Decentralized System (Abstract)

Isao Kaji , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Kinji Mori , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 150

An Approach for a 4th Generation Messaging System (Abstract)

Sven Van der Meer , Technical University Berlin
Stefan Arbanowski , Technical University Berlin
pp. 158
Keynote Address

Fault Tolerance in Decentralized Systems (Abstract)

Brian Randell , University of Newcastle upon Tyne
pp. 174
Session A3: Service Integration: Chair: A. Cremers (Univ. of Bonn, Germany)

Autonomous Decentralized System with Event Service for Information Services (Abstract)

Stephen S. Yau , Arizona State University
Ning Dong , Arizona State University
Fariaz Karim , Arizona State University
pp. 182
Session B3: Distributed Algorithms: Co-Chairs: P. Ezhilchelvan (Univ. of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK): D. Syners (ENST-Bretagne, France)

Autonomous Agents for Online Diagnosis of a Safety-critical System Based on Probabilistic Causal Reasoning (Abstract)

J. Lauber , Graz University of Technology
C. Steger , Graz University of Technology
R. Weiss , Graz University of Technology
pp. 213

Configurable Communication Protocols for Mobile Computing (Abstract)

Nina T. Bhatti , University of Arizona
Richard D. Schlichting , University of Arizona
pp. 220
Session C3: Security: Chair: A. Romanovsky (Univ. of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)

Security Server Incorporating Relay Servers for Distributed Processing Environments (Abstract)

Miyuki Imada , NTT Optical Systems Laboratories
Ichizou Kogiku , NTT Optical Systems Laboratories
pp. 246
Plenary Panel P2: Autonomous Agent: Chair: R.P. Zeletin (GMD, Germany): Panelists: S. Covaci, M. Mendes, Y. Tahara and T.S. Perraju

On Autonomous Agents (Abstract)

pp. 254

Autonomous Agent Technology (Abstract)

Stefan Covaci , GMD-FOKUS
pp. 255

Mobile Agents in Autonomous Decentralized Systems (Abstract)

Manuel de Jesus Mendes , PUCCAMP/UNICAMP, Brazil
Flávio M. de Assis Silva , Technical University Berlin/GMD FOKUS
pp. 258

Agent System Development Method Based on Agent Patterns (Abstract)

Yasuyuki Tahara , Toshiba Corp.
Akihiko Ohsuga , Toshiba Corp.
Shinichi Honiden , Toshiba Corp.
pp. 261
Session A4: Object Request Broker: Co-Chairs: Y. Chen (Univ. of The Witwatersrand, South Africa): Y.Q. Sun (Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China)
Session B4: Emergent Approach: Chair: S. Barber (Univ. of Texas at Austin, USA)

Emergence of Communication for Negotiation By a Recurrent Neural Network (Abstract)

Katsunari Shibata , Tokyo Instute of Technology
Koji Ito , Tokyo Instute of Technology
pp. 294

On the Concept of "Stability" in Asynchronous Distributed Decision-Making Systems (Abstract)

Tony Lee , NASA Ames Research Center
Sumit Ghosh , Arizona State University
pp. 302

Multi-agent Reinforcement Learning for Crane Control Problem: Designing Rewards for Conflict Resolution (Abstract)

Sachiyo Arai , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Kazuteru Miyazaki , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Shigenobu Kobayashi , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 310
Session C4: Mobile Agent: Co-Chairs: S.D. Cha (KAIST, Korea): S. Zubairy (Quaid-I-Azam Univ., Pakistan)

Mobile Agents for Electing a Leader (Abstract)

Dwight Deugo , Carleton University
pp. 324

A Distributed Approach to Computer Virus Detection and Neutralization by Autonomous and Heterogeneous Agents (Abstract)

Takeshi Okamoto , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Yoshiteru Ishida , Toyohashi University of Technology
pp. 328

Agent Migration Issues in CORBA Platforms (Abstract)

Carlos Arias Mendez , University of Magallanes
Manuel de Jesus Mendes , PUCCAMP/UNICAMP
pp. 332
Session A5: Internet and Component Technology: Chair: J.C. Fabre (LAAS-CNRS & INRIA, France)

A Web Database Application Model for Software Maintenance (Abstract)

Chia-Lin Hsu , National Chiao-Tung University
Hsien-Chou Liao , National Chiao-Tung University
Jiun-Liang Chen , National Chiao-Tung University
Feng-Jian Wang , National Chiao-Tung University
pp. 338

Distributed Component-Based Tailorability for CSCW Applications (Abstract)

Oliver Stiemerling , University of Bonn
Ralph Hinken , University of Bonn
Armin B. Cremers , University of Bonn
pp. 345
Session B5: Resource Management: Chair: S. Ghosh (Arizona State Univ., USA)

Effects of an Asynchronous Resource Allocation Protocol on End-to-End Service Provision (Abstract)

Spyros Lalis , University of Crete and Institute of Computer Science, FORTH
Manolis Marazakis , University of Crete and Institute of Computer Science, FORTH
Dimitris Papadakis , University of Crete and Institute of Computer Science, FORTH
pp. 362

Autonomous Decentralized Scheduling Algorithm for a Job-Shop Scheduling Problem with Complicated Constraints (Abstract)

H. Iima , Kyoto Institute of Technology
T. Hara , Kyoto Institute of Technology
N. Ichimi , Kyoto Institute of Technology
N. Sannomiya , Kyoto Institute of Technology
pp. 366

X-MAS: Mobile Agent Platform for Workflow Systems with Time Constraints (Abstract)

Jeong-Joon Yoo , Kwang-Ju Institute of Science and Technology
Dong-Ik Lee , Kwang-Ju Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 370

Dynamical Distributed Memory Systems (Abstract)

Kazuhiro Kojima , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Koji Ito , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 374
Session C5: Object-Oriented Real-Time Systems: Chair: R. Schlichting (Univ. of Arizona, USA)

Advanced Train Administration and Communication System Based on ADS Technologies (Abstract)

Teruo Kobayashi , East Japan Railway Company
Osamu Iba , East Japan Railway Company
Hiroshi Ebine , East Japan Railway Company
Shigeharu Aoyagi , East Japan Railway Company
pp. 388
Keynote Address
Plenary Panel P3: Future Direction for ADS: Chair: K. Kim (UC Irvine, USA): Panelists: H. Kopetz, S. Barber, K. Mori, L. Simoncini and F. Bastani

The Motivation for Dynamic Adaptive Autonomy in Agent-based Systems (Abstract)

K.S. Barber , The University of Texas at Austin
pp. 402

Heterogeneous Autonomy under Evolutionary Situation (Abstract)

Kinji Mori , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 406

Index of Authors (PDF)

pp. 425
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