Cooperative Information Agents IV - The Future of Information Agents in Cyberspace: 4th International Workshop, CIA 2000 Boston, MA, USA, July 7-9, 2000 Proceedings / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Cooperative Information Agents, CIA 2000, held in Boston, MA, USA, in July 2000, in association with ICMAS 2000.
The 15 revised full papers presented together with seven invited contributions were carefully reviewed and selected from 44 submissions. The book is divided into sections on personal information agents on the Internet, agent-based information gathering and mediation, rational information agents for e-commerce, societies of information agents, communication and collaboration, and future inspirations and design.
Table of Contents
Personal Information Agents on the Internet.- Adding Life-Like Synthetic Characters to the Web.- Affective Computing for Future Agents.- Agent-Based Information Gathering and Mediation.- Knowledge Agents on the Web.- ICEBERG: Exploiting Context in Information Brokering Agents.- A Dynamic Access Planning Method for Information Mediator.- What Is Query Rewriting?.- Applying Agents to Bioinformatics in GeneWeaver.- Rational Information Agents for E-Commerce.- Economic Incentives for Information Agents.- Auctio-Based Agent Negotiation via Programmable Tuple Spaces.- Task Assignment in Multiagent Systems Based on Vickrey-Type Auctioning and Leveled Commitment Contracting.- Bilateral Negotiation with Incomplete and Uncertain Information: A Decision-Theoretic Approach Using a Model of the Opponent.- On Ensuring Lower Bounds of Negotiation Results.- Towards an Experience Based Negotiation Agent.- Societies of Information Agents.- Emergen Societies of Information Agents.- A Social Mechanism of Reputation Management in Electronic Communities.- A Cybernetic Approach to the Modeling of Agent Communities.- Role of Acquaintance Models in Agent-Based Production Planning System.- Issues of Communication and Collaboration.- Agent Communication and Cooperative Information Agents.- Towards Information Agent Interoperability.- Exploiting the Ontological Qualities of Web Resources: Task-Driven Agents Structure Knowledge for Problem Solving.- Automatic Ontology Construction for a Multiagent-Based Software Gathering Service.- Information Agents: Future Inspirations and Design.- Inspiration for Future Autonomous Space Systems.- Mobile Information Agents for Cyberspace – State of the Art and Visions.- Design of Collaborative Information Agents.