Application of Agents and Intelligent Information Technologies

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Sugumaran, Vijayan
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Dec 31, 2006 - Computers - 392 pages
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Intelligent agent technology is emerging as one of the most important and rapidly advancing areas. Researchers are developing a number of agent-based applications and multi-agent systems in a variety of fields, such as: electronic commerce, supply chain management, resource allocation, intelligent manufacturing, mass customization, industrial control, information retrieval and filtering, collaborative work, mobile commerce, decision support, and computer games.Application of Agents and Intelligent Information Technologies presents an outstanding collection of the latest research associated with intelligent agents and information technologies.

Application of Agents and Intelligent Information Technologies provides a comprehensive analysis of issues related to agent design, implementation, integration, deployment, evaluation, and business value. This book presents research results and application of agents and other intelligent information technologies in various domains. Application of Agents and Intelligent Information Technologies offers the intelligent information technologies that will potentially revolutionize the work environment as well as social computing.

 

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Contents

OABIS An OntologyBased Approach to Business Rules Sourcing in Supply Chain Management Systems
1
Evolution and Mutation in Push Technologies Social Concerns Resulting from the Effects of Memes on Intelligent Agents
22
Approaches and Tools to Optimize and Manage Clinical Processes
39
Combating Malaria A Complex System and AgentBased Approach
66
An Intelligent MultiRobot System Using HigherOrder Mobile Agents
87
Instrument Validation for Strategic Business Simulation
108
Challenges of the Global Understanding Environment Based on Agent Mobility
121
Building Sound Semantic Web Frameworks for Scalable and FaultTolerant Systems
153
ADAM An Autonomic Approach to Database Management
216
Towards Distributed Association Rule Mining Privacy
245
A Generic Internet Trading Framework for Online Auctions
272
Monitoring and Enforcing Online Auction Ethics
291
Mail Server Management with Intelligent Agents
312
Predicting Protein Secondary Structure Using Artificial Neural Networks and Information Theory
335
About the Authors
361
Index
370

Information Parallax
182

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Vijayan Sugumaran is a Professor of Management Information Systems in the department of Decision and Information Sciences at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, as well as a WCU Professor of Service Systems Management and Engineering at Sogang University in South Korea. He received his PhD in Information Technology from George Mason University, located in Fairfax, VA, and his research interests are in the areas of service science, ontologies and Semantic Web, intelligent agent and multi-agent systems, component based software development, and knowledge-based systems. His most recent publications have appeared in Information systems Research, ACM Transactions on Database Systems, IEEE Transactions on Education, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Communications of the ACM, Healthcare Management Science, and Data and Knowledge Engineering. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles in journals, conferences, and books. He has edited ten books and two journal special issues, and he is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies and also serves on the editorial board of seven other journals. He was the program co-chair for the 13th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (NLDB 2008). In addition, he has served as the chair of the Intelligent Agent and Multi-Agent Systems mini-track for Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 1999 - 2012) and Intelligent Information Systems track for the Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA 2001, 2002, 2005 - 2007). He served as Chair of the E-Commerce track for Decision Science Institute’s Annual Conference, 2004. He was the Information Technology Coordinator for the Decision Sciences Institute (2007-2009). He also regularly serves as a program committee member for numerous national and international conferences. [Editor]

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