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WI / IAT - 05 Workshops

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Call for Workshop Proposals

The Program Committees of the 2005 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on

Web Intelligence (WI 2005)
Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT 2005)

invite proposals for the Workshops Program. Workshops will be held at the beginning of the conference, September 19, 2005 at Campiegne University of Technology, France.

Workshop Topics

As an important part of the 2005 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on Web Intelligence (WI 2005) and Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT 2005), the workshops program will focus on new research challenges and initiatives in the two fields. The workshops will foster the discussion of exciting research directions and works in progress through paper presentations, round table and panel discussions, and invited talks. Suggested topics for workshops include, but are not limited to, the following:

Web Intelligence
−  Intelligent E-Technology
(including E-Science, E-Business, E-Learning, E-Finance, E-Government, E-Community)
− Intelligent Human-Web Interaction
− Knowledge Grids and Grid Intelligence
− Semantics and Ontology Engineering
− Social Networks and Social Intelligence
− Ubiquitous Computing
− Web Agents
− Web Information Filtering and Retrieval
− Web Mining and Farming
− Web Security, Integrity, Privacy and Trust
− Web Services and Grid Services
− Web Support Systems
− World Wide Wisdom Web (W4)

Intelligent Agent Technology
− Agent Systems Modeling and Methodology
− Autonomous Knowledge and Information Agents
− Autonomous Auctions and Negotiation
− Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC)
− Distributed Intelligence
− Distributed Problem Solving
− Learning and Self-Adapting Agents

To foster interaction and discussion, the workshops will be kept small, with 25-50 participants. Workshops will typically be half-day or one full day in length.

Workshop participants will be required to register for the workshop only or the main conferences and the workshop.

Workshop Proposal Submission

Workshop proposals should include the following:

1 Title of the workshop and a brief description. Please identify the specific issues on which the workshop will focus. A discussion of the timeliness and relevance of the workshop is required.
2 The names, postal address, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of the workshop organizers and identification of the principal contact person.
3 A proposed schedule for organizing the workshop, a preliminary agenda, and the length of the workshop.

Workshop organizers will be responsible for:

a Producing a "Call for papers/participation" for the workshop and posting it via electronic lists and other means.
b Creating a Web page for the workshop.
c Reviewing papers and selecting participants.
d Scheduling workshop activities.
e Publishing workshop proceedings. (can be a joint task shared by the main conference).

Please submit proposals and inquiries before June 09, 2005 to:

Pawan Lingras (WI-IAT'05 Workshop Chair)
Department of Mathematics and Computing Science
Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H3C3, Canada.
Phone: +1-902-420-5798 Fax: +1-902-420-5035
e-mail: pawan@cs.smu.ca

e-mail communications are preferred.

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