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IEEE/WIC International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI'03)
IEEE/WIC International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT'03)
October 13-16, 2003, Lord Nelson Hotel, Halifax, Canada
Sponsored and organized by The IEEE Computer Society and
Web Intelligence Consortium (WIC)
!!! Advance Registration by 13 September 2003 !!!
On-line registration (and other information) at
Following the great success of previous WI and IAT conferences, WI'03
and IAT'03 will provide a leading international forum for researchers
and practitioners (1) to present the state-of-the-art WI and agent
technologies, and (2) to cross-fertilize ideas on the development of
Web-based intelligent information systems as well as new models, new
methodologies, and new tools for building a variety of embodiments of
WI'03 and IAT'03 feature 5 invited/keynote talks:
"Web Intelligence and Fuzzy Logic"
Professor Lotfi A. Zadeh
University of California, Berkeley
Director, Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing (BISC)
"Mining and Monitoring Data Streams"
Dr. Philip S. Yu
Manager of the Software Tools and Techniques Group
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
"Reasoning about Cooperation"
Professor Michael Wooldridge
Department of Computer Science, University of Liverpool
"Web information Extraction with Lixto: Visual Logic and Expressive Power"
Professor Georg Gottlob
Head of Department of Computer Science
Vienna University of Technology
"Grid Research in China and the Vega Grid Project at ICT"
Professor Zhiwei Xu
Deputy Director of the Institute of Computing Technology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
TUTORIALS AND WORKSHOPS (Oct. 13)
The Tutorial and Workshop programs of WI'03 and IAT'03 include:
T1: "A Glimpse at the Future of Agent Technology"
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition,
Pensacola, FL USA
T2: "Adaptive Web-based Systems: Technologies and Examples"
Peter Brusilovsky, University of Pittsburgh, USA
W1: Workshop on Knowledge Grid and Grid Intelligence
W2: Workshop on Applications, Products and Services of Web-based
W3: Workshop on Collaboration Agents: Autonomous Agents for
MAIN CONFERENCE (Oct. 14-16)
The main conference of WI'03 and IAT'03 contains 13 WI sessions
and 14 IAT sessions. All the papers were selected from the 592
submissions received from over 48 countries and regions.
WI'03 Technical Sessions:
Categorization and Ranking
Collaborative Filtering and Recommendation
E-Business and E-Technology
Intelligent Human-Web Interaction
Web Information Extraction and Management
Web Information Search and Retrieval
Web Mining and Data Engineering
Web Topology and Social Networks
IAT'03 Technical Sessions:
Agent Behaviors and Reinforcement Learning
Autonomous Information Services
Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC)
Cooperative Problem Solving
Distributed Problem Solving
Embodied Agents and Applications
Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Agents
Multi-Agent Modeling and Methodology
Pricing and Negotiation
Ubiquitous and E-Technology Agents
(NOTE: WI'03 acceptance rates are: 16% for Regular Papers and 20%
for Short Papers. IAT'03 acceptance rates are: 23% and 20%,
The WI'03 and IAT'03 joint conference offers an exciting social
program; the Lobster Banquet will naturally become one of the