IEEE/WIC Intelligent Agent Technology 2003: Call For Papers

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                IEEE/WIC Intelligent Agent Technology 2003

                      C A L L   F O R   P A P E R S

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                2003 IEEE/WIC International Conference on
                 Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT 2003)

                 Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society and
                    Web Intelligence Consortium (WIC)

                           October 13-17, 2003
                  Tianlun Dynasty Hotel, BEIJING, CHINA

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              Homepage:  http://www.comp.hkbu.edu.hk/IAT03
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The 2003 IEEE/WIC International Conference on Intelligent Agent 
Technology (IAT 2003) will be jointly held with the 2003 IEEE/WIC 
International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI 2003 
http://www.comp.hkbu.edu.hk/WI03/). The IEEE/WIC 2003 joint conferences 
are sponsored and organized by IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee 
on Computational Intelligence (TCCI) 
(http://www.cs.uvm.edu/%7Exwu/tfvi/index.shtml) and by Web Intelligence
Consortium (WIC) (http://wi-consortium.org). The upcoming meeting in 
this conference series follows the great success of IAT-99 held in Hong 
Kong in 1999 and IAT-01 held in Maebashi City, Japan in 2001.

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Topics
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The topics and areas to be addressed include, but not limited to:

*  Applications
       Complex self-organized systems modeling and development
       Hard computational domains
       Knowledge and data intensive systems
       Physically embodied systems
       Software and pervasive agents

*  Computational Models, Architecture, and Infrastructure
       Agent and multi-agent infrastructures
       Communication languages
       Computational architectures
       Heterogeneity and interoperability
       Models of perception, rationality, intention, emotion,
          coordination, action, and social behaviors
       Multi-modal systems and interfaces
       Ontology models
       Protocols
       Scalability
       Tools and standards

*  Autonomy-Oriented Computation (AOC) Paradigm
       Adaptive computation
       Autonomous societies
       Chaotic and fractal dynamics
       Complex behavior characterization and engineering
       Emergent behavior
       Feature characterization and classification
       Formal theories of complexity and computability
       Self-organized criticality
       Self-organized intelligence

*  Learning and Self-Adapting Agents
       Adaptation and self-adaptation
       Artificial life
       Behavioral selection
       Behavioral self-organization
       Believable lifelike quality
       Classifier systems
       Coordinating perception, thought, and action
       Evolution and learning in dynamic environments
       Evolutionary computation
       Integrated exploration and exploitation
       Uncertainty management in multi-agent systems

*  Data and Knowledge Management Agents
       Adaptation and evolution of knowledge networks
       Data mining
       Distributed knowledge systems
       Heterogeneous data integration and management
       Human-agent interaction
       Information filtering
       Knowledge aggregation
       Knowledge discovery
       Knowledge sharing
       Reasoning and planning

*  Distributed Intelligence
       Coevolution
       Collective group behavior
       Coordination and cooperation
       Distributed intelligence
       Dynamics of agent groups and populations
       Efficiency in distributed systems
       Formal and computational models
       Market-based computing
       Population evolution
       Social integration
       Swarms

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Important Dates
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       Electronic submission of full papers:  March 20, 2003
         (Research track and industry track)

           Notification of paper acceptance:  May 2003
         (Research track and industry track)

  Workshop and tutorial proposal submission:  June 1, 2003

            Camera-ready of accepted papers:  June 2003

    Notification of workshops and tutorials:  July 2003

                     Conference & workshops:  October 13-17, 2003

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Submissions and Publication
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High-quality papers in all IAT related areas are solicited. Papers
exploring new directions or areas will receive a careful and
supportive review.  All submitted papers will be reviewed on the
basis of technical quality, relevance, significance, and clarity.
Note that IAT 2003 will accept ONLY on-line submissions, containing
PDF (PostScript or MS-Word) versions.

The conference proceedings will be published by the IEEE Computer
Society Press.

IAT 2003 also welcomes Industry Track submissions, Workshop and
Tutorial proposals.

More detailed instructions and the On-Line Submission Form can be
found from the IAT 2003 homepage (http://www.comp.hkbu.edu.hk/IAT03).

A selected number of IAT 2003 accepted papers will be expanded and
revised for inclusion in Web Intelligence and Agent Systems:
An International Journal (http://wi-consortium.org/journal.html)
and in Annual Review of Intelligent Informatics
(http://www.wi-consortium.org/annual.html)

The IEEE/WIC best paper awards will be conferred on the authors of
the best papers at the conference.

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Conference Organization
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***** Organizing Committee *****

Organizing Chairs
    Tieyong Zuo                   China
    Xiaoming Liu                  China

Conference Chair
    Ning Zhong                    Japan

Conference Co-Chairs
    Nick Cercone                 Canada
    Ruqian Lu                     China
    Toyoaki Nishida               Japan

Program Chair
    Jiming Liu                       HK

Program Co-Chairs
    Boi Faltings            Switzerland
    Matthias Klusch             Germany
    Chunnian Liu                  China

Industry Track Chairs
    Jianchang Mao                   USA
    Yiming Ye                       USA
    Lizhu Zhou                    China

Workshop Chairs
    Cory Butz                    Canada
    Zhongzhi Shi                  China
    Yiyu Yao                     Canada

Tutorial Chairs
    Jeffrey Bradshaw                USA
    Jinglong Wu                   Japan

Publicity and Web Chair
    Yiu-Ming Cheung                  HK

IEEE-CS-TCCI Chair
    Xindong Wu                      USA

WIC Co-Chairs/Directors
    Ning Zhong                    Japan
    Jiming Liu                       HK

WIC Advisory Board
    Edward A. Feigenbaum            USA
    Setsuo Ohsuga                 Japan
    Benjamin Wah                    USA
    Philip Yu                       USA
    L.A. Zadeh                      USA

WIC Technical Committee & WI/IAT Steering Committee
    Nick Cercone                 Canada
    Dieter Fensel       The Netherlands
    Georg Gottlob               Austria
    Lakhmi Jain               Australia
    W. Lewis Johnson                USA
    Jianchang Mao                   USA
    Toyoaki Nishida               Japan
    Xindong Wu                      USA
    Yiyu Yao                     Canada


***** IAT 2003 Program Committee *****

Joanna J. Bryson (UK)
Hans-Dieter Burkhard (Germany)
Andrew Byde (UK)
Brahim Chaib-draa (Canada)
Kwok-Wai Cheung (HK SAR)
Helder Coelho (Portugal)
Stephen Cranefield (New Zealand)
Kerstin Dautenhahn (UK)
Yves Demazeau (France)
Frank Dignum (The Netherlands)
Barbara Dunin-Keplicz (Poland)
Adam Maria Gadomski (Italy)
Joseph Giampapa (USA)
Fausto Giunchiglia (Italy)
Vladimir Gorodetsky (Russia)
Marie-Pierre Gleizes (France)
Mark Greaves (USA)
Heikki Helin (Finland)
Tu Bao Ho (Japan)
Lakhmi Jain (Australia)
Xiaolong Jin (HK SAR)
Mueller Joerg (Germany)
Stefan J. Johansson (Sweden)
Catholijn Jonker (The Netherlands)
David Kinny (Australia)
Stefan Kirn (Germany)
Daniel Kudenko (UK)
Jimmy Ho Man Lee (HK SAR)
Ruqian Lu (China)
Jianchang Mao (USA)
Helen Meng (HK SAR)
Wee-Keong Ng (Singapore)
Tim Norman (UK)
Eugenio Oliveira (Portugal)
Andrea Omicini (Italy)
Tuncer Oren (Canada)
Ichiro Osawa (Japan)
Lin Padgham (Australia)
Sun Park (USA)
Simon Parsons (USA)
Van Parunak (USA)
Paolo Petta (Austria)
Alun Preece (UK)
Chris Preist (UK)
Omer Rana (UK)
Zbigniew W. Ras (USA)
Eugene Santos (USA)
Michael Schroeder (UK)
Heiko Schuldt (Switzerland)
Sandip Sen (USA)
Onn Shehory (Israel)
Amit Sheth (USA)
Zhongzhi Shi (China)
Carles Sierra (Spain)
Marius C. Silaghi (USA)
Kwang M. Sim (HK SAR)
Munindar Singh (USA)
Andrzej Skowron (Poland)
Von-Wun Soo (Taiwan)
Leon Sterling (Australia)
Ron Sun (USA)
Niranjan Suri (USA)
Katia Sycara (USA)
Tieniu Tan (China)
Huaglory Tianfield (UK)
Robert Tolksdorf (Germany)
Kwok Ching Tsui (HK SAR)
Mihale Ulieru (Canada)
Rainer Unland (Germany)
Kay C. Wiese (Canada)
Steven Willmott (Spain)
Mike Wooldridge (UK)
Jinglong Wu (Japan)
Takahira Yamaguchi (Japan)
Yiyu Yao (Canada)
John Yen (USA)
Makoto Yokoo (Japan)
Kazumasa Yokota (Japan)
Eric Yu (Canada)
Franco Zambonelli (Italy)
Chengqi Zhang (Australia)






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