Call For Participation

IEEE/WIC International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI'03)

IEEE/WIC International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT'03)

October 13-16, 2003, Lord Nelson Hotel, Halifax, Canada

Sponsored and organized by

IEEE Computer Society


Web Intelligence Consortium (WIC)

!!! Advance Registration by 13 September 2003 !!!

Following the great success of previous WI and IAT conferences, WI'03 and IAT'03 will provide a leading international forum for researchers and practitioners (1) to present the state-of-the-art WI and agent technologies, and (2) to cross-fertilize ideas on the development of Web-based intelligent information systems as well as new models, new methodologies, and new tools for building a variety of embodiments of agent-based systems.

Invited Talks

WI'03 and IAT'03 feature 5 invited/keynote talks:

Professor Lotfi A. Zadeh
"Web Intelligence and Fuzzy Logic"
University of California, Berkeley
Director, Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing (BISC)

Dr. Philip S. Yu
"Mining and Monitoring Data Streams"
Manager of the Software Tools and Techniques Group
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Professor Michael Wooldridge
"Reasoning about Cooperation"
Department of Computer Science, University of Liverpool

Professor Georg Gottlob
"Web information Extraction with Lixto: Visual Logic and Expressive Power"
Head of Department of Computer Science
Vienna University of Technology

Professor Zhiwei Xu
"Grid Research in China and the Vega Grid Project at ICT"
Deputy Director of the Institute of Computing Technology
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Tutorials and Workshops (Oct. 13)

The Tutorial and Workshop programs of WI'03 and IAT'03 include:

T1: "A Glimpse at the Future of Agent Technology"
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, Pensacola, FL USA

T2: "Adaptive Web-based Systems: Technologies and Examples"
Peter Brusilovsky, University of Pittsburgh, USA

W1: Workshop on Knowledge Grid and Grid Intelligence

W2: Workshop on Applications, Products and Services of Web-based Support Systems

W3: Workshop on Collaboration Agents: Autonomous Agents for Collaborative Environments

Main Conference (Oct. 14-16)

The main conference of WI'03 and IAT'03 contains 13 WI sessions and 14 IAT sessions. All the papers were selected from the 592 submissions received from over 48 countries and regions.

WI'03 Technical Sessions

IAT'03 Technical Sessions

(NOTE: WI'03 acceptance rates are: 16% for Regular Papers and 20% for Short Papers. IAT'03 acceptance rates are: 23% and 20%, respectively.)

Social Program

The WI'03 and IAT'03 joint conference offers an exciting social program; the Lobster Banquet will naturally become one of the conference highlights.