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Agent and Multi-Agent Systems: Technologies and Applications

Third KES International Symposium, KES-AMSTA 2009, Uppsala, Sweden, June 3-5, 2009, Proceedings

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Table of contents (86 papers)

  1. Front Matter

  2. Social and Organizational Structures of Agents

    1. Dependency in Cooperative Boolean Games

      • Luigi Sauro, Leendert van der Torre, Serena Villata
      Pages 1-10
    2. Structural Changes in an Email-Based Social Network

      • Krzysztof Juszczyszyn, Katarzyna Musiał
      Pages 40-49
  3. Negotiation Protocols

    1. Concept of a Multi-Agent System for Assisting in Real Estate Appraisals

      • Tadeusz Lasota, Zbigniew Telec, Bogdan Trawiński, Krzysztof Trawiński
      Pages 50-59
    2. Learning as Meaning Negotiation: A Model Based on English Auction

      • Elisa Burato, Matteo Cristani
      Pages 60-69
  4. Mobile Agents and Robots

    1. Agent-Based Modeling of a Mobile Robot to Detect and Follow Humans

      • José M. Gascueña, Antonio Fernández-Caballero
      Pages 80-89
    2. Component Based Approach for Composing Adaptive Mobile Agents

      • Kutila Gunasekera, Arkady Zaslavsky, Shonali Krishnaswamy, Seng Wai Loke
      Pages 90-99
    3. A Ratio-Based Update Scheme for Mobile Agent Location Management

      • Ting Yuan Yeh, Tzong I. Wang
      Pages 100-109
  5. Agent Design and Implementation

    1. A Multi-Agent Framework for Storage and Retrieval of Documents from Distributed XML Collections

      • Jakub Gieryluk, Radosław Katarzyniak, Przemysław Maciejczyk, Magdalena Sendal, Grzegorz Skorupa
      Pages 141-150
    2. Agent Technology for Information Retrieval in Internet

      • Marcin Maleszka, Bernadetta Mianowska, Ngoc Thanh Nguyen
      Pages 151-162
  6. E-Commerce

    1. Intelligent Agent Based Workforce Empowerment

      • Nazaraf Shah, Edward Tsang, Yossi Borenstein, Raphael Dorne, Anne Liret, Chris Voudouris
      Pages 163-172
    2. Customer Assistance Services for Simulated Shopping Scenarios

      • Florian Messerschmidt, Andreas D. Lattner, Ingo J. Timm
      Pages 173-182
    3. TRES: A Decentralized Agent-Based Recommender System to Support B2C Activities

      • Domenico Rosaci, Giuseppe M. L. Sarné
      Pages 183-192

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  1. Agent and Multi-Agent Systems: Technologies and Applications

    Third KES International Symposium, KES-AMSTA 2009, Uppsala, Sweden, June 3-5, 2009. Proceedings

About this book

This book constitutes the proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Agent and Multi-Agent Systems: Technologies and Applications, held in Uppsala, Sweden, during June 3-5, 2009.

The 86 papers contained in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. There are 13 main tracks covering the methodology and applications of agent and multi-agent systems and 8 special sessions on specific topics within the field.

The papers are divided in topical sections on social and organizational structures of agents; negotiation protocols; mobile agents and robots; agent design and implementation; e-commerce; simulation systems and game systems; agent systems and ontologies; agents for network systems; communication and agent learning systems; Web services and semantic Web; self-organization in multi-agent systems; management and e-business; mobile and intelligent agents for networks and services; engineering interaction protocols; agent-based simulation, decision making and systems optimization; digital economy; agent-based optimization (ABO2009); distributed systems and artificial intelligence applications.

Keywords

  • artificial intelligence
  • communication
  • distributed systems
  • e-business
  • e-commerce
  • learning
  • multi-agent system
  • ontology
  • optimization
  • organization
  • robot
  • semantic web
  • service-oriented computing
  • simulation

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Computer and Systems Science, Stockholm University, Kista, Sweden

    Anne Håkansson

  • Institute of Informatics, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland

    Ngoc Thanh Nguyen

  • Department of Computer Science, Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

    Ronald L. Hartung

  • School of Environment and Technology, Centre for SMART Systems, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK

    Robert J. Howlett

  • School of Electrical and Information Engineering, Knowledge Based Intelligent Engineering Systems Centre, University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes, Australia

    Lakhmi C. Jain

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Softcover Book USD 189.00
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