Intelligent Agents and Multi-Agent Systems: 7th Pacific Rim International Workshop on Multi-Agents, PRIMA 2004, Auckland, New Zealand, August 8-13, 2004, Revised Selected Papers / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the 7th Pacific Rim International Workshop on Multi-Agents, PRIMA 2004, held in Auckland, New Zealand in August 2004 in conjunction with PRICAI 2004.

The 24 revised full papers presented went through two rounds of reviewing and improvement and were selected from 52 submissions. The papers address many current topics in multi-agent research and development, ranging from theoretical and methodological issues to various applications in different fields.

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A Combined System for Update Logic and Belief Revision.- Using Messaging Structure to Evolve Agents Roles in Electronic Markets.- Specifying DIMA Multi-agents Models Using Maude.- picoPlangent: An Intelligent Mobile Agent System for Ubiquitous Computing.- An Approach to Safe Continuous Planning.- Modeling e-Procurement as Co-adaptive Matchmaking with Mutual Relevance Feedback.- Price Determination and Profit Sharing for Bidding Groups in Agent-Mediated Auctions.- Agent Based Risk Management Methods for Speculative Actions.- Handling Emergent Resource Use Oscillations.- The Role of Agents in Intelligent Mobile Services.- A Trust/Honesty Model in Multiagent Semi-competitive Environments.- An Image Annotation Guide Agent.- A Dedicated Approach for Developing Agent Interaction Prools.- Introducing Participative Personal Assistant Teams in Negotiation Support Systems.- A Distributed Workflow System with Autonomous Components.- Evaluation of a Multi-agent Based Workflow Management System Modeled Using Coloured Petri Nets.- Supporting Impromptu Coordination Using Automated Negotiation.- Specification and Design of Multi-agent Applications Using Temporal Z.- Bio-inspired Deployment of Distributed Applications.- How Agents Should Exploit Tetralemma with an Eastern Mind in Argumentation.- Agent-Based Support System for Project Teaming for Teleworkers.- An Interface Agent for Wrapper-Based Information Extraction.- Building Web Navigation Agents Using Domain-Specific Ontologies.- Agent-Based System for Confirming User Appointment Through SMS Callback URL Push.

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