Eighth International Workshop CIA 2004 on

  Cooperative Information Agents

  September 27 - 29, 2004            Erfurt, Germany           Fair and Congress Center  

In cooperation with ACM SIGART and ACM SIGWeb

Topics include but are not limited to

  • Systems and Applications of Information Agents
    • Architectures, prototypes and fielded systems of information agents
    • Recommender systems; collaborative cases
    • Engineering of information agent systems
  • Information Agents for the Semantic Web
    • Agent-based semantic Web service discovery and composition.
    • Agent-based service matchmaking and brokering in the Semantic Web
    • Agent-based distributed ontology management
  • Information Agents for Pervasive Computing Environments
    • Architectures, systems, and applications; collaborative cases.
  • Rational and Trusted Information Agents
    • Models of economic rationality applied to information agents
    • Trusted information agents
    • Security and jurisdiction
    • Coalition and team formation algorithms.
  • Interactive Information Agents and Interfaces
    • Human-agent interaction for (systems of) information agents.
    • Life-like characters and avatars.
    • Information agents for/applied to digital cities.
    • Advanced, personalized 3-d visualizations of information spaces.
    • Agent-based Web usage mining
    • Personalisation; collaborative cases.
  • Adaptive Information Agents
    • Adaptive information retrieval; collaborative cases.
    • Reasoning with imperfect information: collaborative cases.
    • Multi-strategy and meta-learning for cooperative information agents.
  • Mobile Information Agents
    • Mobile information agents for distributed information retrieval: Prototypes, experiments, case studies, and experiences.
    • Architectures, environments and languages for engineering mobile information agents.
    • Cooperative mobile information agents.
  • Advanced Theories of Collaboration for Information Agents
    • Social filtering, cooperative search, group forming and negotiation, etc.
    • Cooperation in real-time and open environments.
    • Self-organising information agent systems.
    • Capability-based mediation between information agents.
    • Collaboration in peer-to-peer networks.
  • Agent-Based Knowledge Discovery
    • Knowledge discovery by (systems of) information agents; collaborative cases.
    • Agent-based distributed data mining.
    • Distributed information retrieval and Web mining.

Co-sponsored by

Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence

Co-located with                                         Net.Object Days 2004 Multi-Conference, and                                                                                  2nd German Conference on Multiagent Systems Technologies (MATES 2004)        

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