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.
WI'03 and IAT'03 feature 5 invited/keynote talks:
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
The Tutorial and Workshop programs of WI'03 and IAT'03 include:
Glimpse at the Future of Agent Technology"
Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, Pensacola, FL USA
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
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.)
The WI'03 and IAT'03 joint conference offers an exciting social program; the Lobster Banquet will naturally become one of the conference highlights.