IEEE/WIC Intelligent Agent Technology 2003: Call For Papers

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Fri Jan 10 20:13:43 EST 2003


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               IEEE/WIC Intelligent Agent Technology 2003

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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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