Web Intelligence and Agent Systems


Volume 10, Number 1, 2012



Tibor Bosse, Rianne van Lambalgen, Peter-Paul van Maanen and Jan Treur


A system to support attention allocation: Development and application


Liping Zhou, Houkuan Huang, Guilin Qi, Yue Ma, Zhisheng Huang and Youli Qu


Paraconsistent query answering over DL-Lite ontologies



Masao Kobayashi, Takayuki Ito and Satoshi Ando


Auction Network Trust: Evaluating user reputations from trading relationships in electronic commerce networks


Fenghui Ren, Minjie Zhang and John Fulcher


Expectation of trading agent behaviour in negotiation of electronic marketplace



Madhu Goyal and Jun Ma


A fuzzy attitude based bidding strategy in continuous double auctions



Yan Wang, Jianguo Lu, Jie Liang, Jessica Chen and Jiming Liu


Selecting queries from sample to crawl deep web data sources



Special Section. Introducing Web Intelligence for CommunitiesPart 1 of 2



Laurent Vercouter and Pierre Maret


Introducing Web Intelligence for communities



Damien Leprovost, Lylia Abrouk and David Gross-Amblard


Discovering implicit communities in Web forums through ontologies



Yann Krupa and Laurent Vercouter


Handling privacy as contextual integrity in decentralized virtual communities: The PrivaCIAS framework



Volume 9, Number 4, 2011





Salvatore Garruzzo, Giovanni Quattrone, Domenico Rosaci and Domenico Ursino


Improving agent interoperability via the automatic enrichment of multi-category ontologies



Koen Hindriks, Catholijn M. Jonker and Dmytro Tykhonov


Let's dans! An analytic framework of negotiation dynamics and strategies



Claudio Carpineto, Massimiliano D'Amico and Andrea Bernardini


Full discrimination of subtopics in search results with keyphrase-based clustering



Hyunja Leea and Junho Shimb


Indexing method for transitive relationships of product information



Henrique Lopes Cardoso and Eugénio Oliveira


Social control in a normative framework: An adaptive deterrence approach



H.C. Lim, Rob Stocker, Michael Barlow and Henry Larkin


Interplay of ethical trust and social moral norms: Environment modelling and computational mechanisms in agent-based social simulation (ABSS)






Volume 9, Number 3, 2011





Michele Ruta, Eugenio Di Sciascio and Floriano Scioscia


Concept abduction and contraction in semantic-based P2P environments



Guillaume Piolle and Yves Demazeau


Representing privacy regulations with deontico-temporal operators



Zhiqi Shen, Han Yu, Chunyan Miao and Jianshu Weng


Trust-based web service selection in virtual communities



Guandong Xu, Lin Li, Yanchun Zhang, Xun Yi and Masaru Kitsuregawa


Modeling user hidden navigational behavior for Web recommendation



Luciana Rech, Carlos Montez and Rômulo S. de Oliveira


An adaptive approach for the determination of the itinerary of imprecise mobile agents with timing constraints



Stephan Schosser, Klemens Böhm and Bodo Vogt


A study of the impact of structure on cooperation in networks




Volume 9, Number 2, 2011





Gaurav Singh and Rene Weiskircher


A multi-agent system for decentralised fractional shared resource constraint scheduling


Shuya Abe, Kentaro Inui, Kazuo Hara, Hiraku Morita, Chitose Sao, Megumi Eguchi, Asuka Sumita, Koji Murakami and Suguru Matsuyoshi


Mining personal experiences and opinions from Web documents



Antonín Komenda, Jiří Vokřínek and Michal Pěchouček


Plan representation and execution in multi-actor scenarios by means of social commitments



Giacomo Cabri, Letizia Leonardi, Mariachiara Puviani and Raffaele Quitadamo


Comparing Service-Oriented Computing and Agent-Oriented Programming towards integration



Tibor Bosse, Charlotte Gerritsen, Mark Hoogendoorn, S. Waqar Jaffry and Jan Treur


Agent-based vs. population-based simulation of displacement of crime: A comparative study


Akiko Takahashi and Tetsuo Kinoshita


Configuration and control design model for an agent based Flexible Distributed System



Volume 9, Number 1, 2011






Freddy Lécué, Alexandre Delteil and Alain Léger


sslGolog: When conditional compositions of web services meet semantic links and causal laws




Maria Soledad Pera and Yiu-Kai Ng


SimPaD: A word-similarity sentence-based plagiarism detection tool on Web documents




Julien Ah-Pine


On data fusion in information retrieval using different aggregation operators




Tibor Bosse and Frank P.J. de Lange


On virtual agents that regulate each other's emotions




Maurice Grinberg


A cognitive approach to web-based intelligent agents: The TRIPLE architecture




Jan Treur


On the use of reduction relations to relate different types of agent models






Volume 8, Number 4, 2010






Yuko Sakurai, Atsushi Iwasaki and Makoto Yokoo


Keyword auction protocol for dynamically adjusting the number of advertisements




Georgios K. Giannikis and Aspassia Daskalopulu


Assumption-based reasoning in dynamic normative agent systems




Inés Arana, Hatem Ahriz and Muhammed Basharu


Solving coarse-grained DisCSPs with local search




Mostafa Al Masum Shaikh, Helmut Prendinger and Mitsuru Ishizuka


Emotion Sensitive News Agent (ESNA): A system for user centric emotion sensing from the news




Z.M. Ma, Fu Zhang, Li Yan and Yanhui Lv


Formal semantics-preserving translation from fuzzy ER model to fuzzy OWL DL ontology




Fedja Hadzic, Henry Tan and Tharam S. Dillon


Model guided algorithm for mining unordered embedded subtrees










Volume 8, Number 3, 2010






Xiaohui Tao, Yuefeng Li and Ning Zhong


A knowledge-based model using ontologies for personalized web information gathering




Toshiharu Sugawara, Kensuke Fukuda, Toshio Hirotsu, Shin-Ya Sato, Osamu Akashi and Satoshi Kurihara


Fluctuated peer selection policy and its performance in large-scale multi-agent systems




Francesco Amigoni, Stefano Gualandi, Daniele Menotti and Guido Sangiovanni


A multiagent architecture for controlling the Palamede satellite




Keke Cai, Scott Spangler, Ying Chen and Li Zhang


Leveraging sentiment analysis for topic detection




Makoto Tasaki, Yuichi Yabu, Yuki Iwanari, Makoto Yokoo, Janusz Marecki, Pradeep Varakantham and Milind Tambe


Introducing communication in Dis-POMDPs with locality of interaction




Yifeng Zeng and Prashant Doshi


Model identification in interactive influence diagrams using mutual information






Volume 8, Number 2, 2010


Björn-Oliver Hartmann, Klemens Böhm, Andranik Khachatryan, Stephan Schosser and Bodo Vogt

Incentivizing connectivity in structured Peer-to-Peer systems


Bui Quang Hung, Masanori Otsubo, Yoshinori Hijikata and Shogo Nishida

HITS algorithm improvement using semantic text portion


K.A. Hawick and C.J. Scogings

Spatial pattern growth and emergent animat segregation


Suman Saha, C.A. Murthy and Sankar K. Pal

Application of rough ensemble classifier to web services categorization and focused crawling


Yaoxue Zhang, Laurence T. Yang, Yuezhi Zhou and Wenyuan Kuang

Information security underlying transparent computing: Impacts, visions and challenges


Martijn Warnier and Frances Brazier

Anonymity services for multi-agent systems


Volume 8, Number 1, 2010


Christian Guttmann, Michael Georgeff and Iyad Rahwan

Collective iterative allocation: Enabling fast and optimal group decision making The role of group knowledge, optimism, and decision policies in distributed coordination


Elias Zavitsanos, Georgios Paliouras, George A. Vouros and Sergios Petridis

Learning subsumption hierarchies of ontology concepts from texts


Ioannis Anagnostopoulos and Christos-Nikolaos Anagnostopoulos

Estimating the size and evolution of categorised topics in web directories


Peng Zhang, Xingquan Zhu, Zhiwang Zhang and Yong Shi

Multiple criteria programming models for VIP E-Mail behavior analysis


Walamitien H. Oyenan and Scott A. DeLoach

Towards a systematic approach for designing autonomic systems


Haralambos Mouratidis, Manuel Kolp, Paolo Giorgini and Stephane Faulkner

An architectural description language for secure Multi-Agent Systems


Volume 7, Number 4, 2009


Mikhail Bautin and Steven Skiena

Concordance-based entity-oriented search


Lucas Agussurja and Hoong Chuin Lau

The price of stability in selfish scheduling games


Francisco Coelho and Helder Coelho

Meta-agency and individual power


Xia Wang, Manfred Hauswirth, Tomas Vitvar and doug foxvog

Building application ontologies from descriptions of Semantic Web Services


Ali Mohammad Zareh Bidoki, Nasser Yazdani and Pedram Ghodsnia

FICA: A novel intelligent crawling algorithm based on reinforcement learning


Patrice Roy, Bruno Bouchard, Abdenour Bouzouane and Sylvain Giroux

A hybrid plan recognition model for Alzheimer's patients: Interleaved-erroneous dilemma


Volume 7, Number 3, 2009


Bastin Tony Roy Savarimuthu, Stephen Cranefield, Martin K. Purvis and Maryam A. Purvis

Norm emergence in agent societies formed by dynamically changing networks


Koichi Moriyama

Utility based Q-learning to facilitate cooperation in Prisoner's Dilemma games


Scott Spangler, Ying Chen, Larry Proctor, Ana Lelescu, Amit Behal, Bin He, Thomas D. Griffin, Anna Liu, Brad Wade and Trevor Davis

COBRA – mining web for COrporate Brand and Reputation Analysis


Wenbing Zhao, Honglei Zhang and Hua Chai

A lightweight fault tolerance framework for Web services


Keivan Kianmehr, Tansel Özyer, Mehmet Kaya and Reda Alhajj

Wrapping VRXQuery with self-adaptive fuzzy capabilities


Torunn Vølstad, Fei Liu and Sheng-Uei Guan

Layered RDF: An object-oriented approach to web information representation


Volume 7, Number 2, 2009


Eduardo Rodrigues Gomes and Ryszard Kowalczyk

Learning the IPA market with individual and social rewards


Renée Elio, Eleni Stroulia and Warren Blanchet

Using interaction models to detect and resolve inconsistencies in evolving service compositions


Yoshiaki Yasumura, Takahiko Kamiryo, Shohei Yoshikawa and Kuniaki Uehara

Acquisition of a concession strategy in multi-issue negotiation


Yain-Whar Si and Sio-Fan Lou

Fuzzy adaptive agent for supply chain management


Peter Schönhofen

Identifying document topics using the Wikipedia category network


Makoto Iguchi and Shigeki Goto

Privacy-conscious P2P data sharing scheme with bogus profile distribution


Volume 7, Number 1, 2009


Eric T. Matson, Scott A. DeLoach and Raj Bhatnagar

Evaluation of properties in the transition of capability based agent organization


Matthias Klusch and Frank Kaufer

WSMO-MX: A hybrid Semantic Web service matchmaker


Naoki Fukuta and Takayuki Ito

Fine-grained efficient resource allocation using approximated combinatorial auctionsA parallel greedy winner approximation for large-scale problems


Amy Unruh, James Bailey and Kotagiri Ramamohanarao

Building more robust multi-agent systems using a log-based approach


Tibor Bosse, Peter-Paul van Maanen and Jan Treur

Simulation and formal analysis of visual attention


Mohsen Afsharchi, Jörg Denzinger and Behrouz H. Far

Enhancing communication with groups of agents using learned non-unanimous ontology concepts


Volume 6, Number 4, 2008


Tibor Bosse, Dung N. Lam and K. Suzanne Barber

Tools for analyzing intelligent agent systems


Hiroaki Ueda, Takeshi Naraki, Yo Nasu, Kazuki Mikami, Kenichi Takahashi and Tetsuhiro Miyahara

State space segmentation for acquisition of agent behavior


Feng Luo, James Z. Wang and Eric Promislow

Exploring local community structures in large networks


Marie-Jo Bellosta, Sylvie Kornman and Daniel Vanderpooten

A unified framework for multiple criteria auction mechanisms


Luciana Rech, Carlos Montez and Rômulo Silva de Oliveira

Itinerary determination of imprecise mobile agents with firm deadline


Pavol Navrat, Martin Kovacik, Anna Bou Ezzeddine and Viera Rozinajova

Web search engine working as a bee hive


Volume 6, Number 3, 2008


Robert Tolksdorf, Lyndon Nixon and Elena Simperl

Towards a tuplespace-based middleware for the Semantic Web


G. Castellano, A.M. Fanelli and M.A. Torsello

Computational Intelligence techniques for Web personalization


Paola Velardi, Alessandro Cucchiarelli and Fulvio D'Antonio

Monitoring the status of a research community through a Knowledge Map


Li Guo, Dave Robertson and Yun-Heh Chen-Burger

Using multi-agent platform for pure decentralised business workflows


Leen-Kiat Soh and Xin Li

Investigating adaptive, confidence-based strategic negotiations in complex multiagent environments


Huiliang Zhang and Shell Ying Huang

A general framework for parallel BDI agents in dynamic environments


Volume 6, Number 2, 2008


Yoseba K. Penya and Nicholas R. Jennings

Optimal combinatorial electricity markets


Henry Hexmoor, Shahram Rahimi and Rachil Chandran

Delegations guided by trust and autonomy


Pavel Klinov, Julia M. Taylor and Lawrence J. Mazlack

Interval rough mereology and description logic: An approach to formal treatment of imprecision in the Semantic Web ontologies


Vladimir Zadorozhny, Michael Yudelson and Peter Brusilovsky

A framework for performance evaluation of user modeling servers for Web applications


Peep Küngas and Mihhail Matskin

Symbolic negotiation: Partial deduction for linear logic with coalition formation


Ioannis V. Papaioannou, Ioanna G. Roussaki and Miltiades E. Anagnostou

Neural networks against genetic algorithms for negotiating agent behaviour prediction


Volume 6, Number 1, 2008


Leen-Kiat Soh

Considering operational issues for multiagent conceptual inferencing in a distributed information retrieval application


Arnaud Doniec, René Mandiau, Sylvain Piechowiak and Stéphane Espié

Controlling non-normative behaviors by anticipation for autonomous agents


Laurent Mazuel and Nicolas Sabouret

Generic command interpretation algorithms for conversational agents


Frank McCarey, Mel Ó Cinnéide and Nicholas Kushmerick

Knowledge reuse for software reuse


Mourad Atlas and Yan-Qing Zhang

Fuzzy neural Web agents for efficient NBA scouting


Anna V. Zhdanova

Community-driven ontology construction in social networking portals


Volume 5, Number 4, 2007


Xiaocong Fan and John Yen

Multi-party communication and information-need anticipation by experience


Michele Ruta, Tommaso Di Noia, Eugenio Di Sciascio, Francesco Maria Donini 

Semantic based collaborative P2P in ubiquitous computing


Guido Boella, Luigi Sauro, Leendert van der Torre

From social power to social importance


Jianhan Zhu, Alexandre L. Gonçalves, Victoria S. Uren, Enrico Motta, Roberto Pacheco, Marc Eisenstadt, Dawei Song

 Relation discovery from web data for competency management

405 - 417

Antonella Chirichiello and Gwen Salaün 

Encoding process algebraic descriptions of web services into BPEL

419 - 434

Ahmed Hadj-Kacem, Amira Regayeg, Mohamed Jmaiel

ForMAAD: A formal method for agent-based application design 

435 - 454



Volume 5, Number 3, 2007


John D. King, Yuefeng Li, Xiaohui Tao, Richi Nayak

Mining world knowledge for analysis of search engine content


Zili Zhang and Chengqi Zhang

Building agent-based hybrid intelligent systems: A case study


Pasquale De Meo, Giovanni Quattrone, Giorgio Terracina, Domenico Ursino

Utilization of intelligent agents for supporting citizens in their access to e-government services


Orland Hoeber, Xue Dong Yang, Yiyu Yao

 VisiQ: Supporting visual and interactive query refinement

311 - 329

Hiroaki Ueda, Takeshi Naraki, Naoki Hanada, Hideaki Kimoto, Kenichi Takahashi, Tetsuhiro Miyahara

Fuzzy Q-Learning with the modified fuzzy ART neural network

331 - 341

William K. Cheung and Yuxiang Sun

Identifying a hierarchy of bipartite subgraphs for web site abstraction 

343 - 355

Volume 5, Number 2, 2007


Junzhong Ji, Chunnian Liu, Jing Yan, Ning Zhong

An improved Bayesian network structure learning algorithm and its application in an intelligent B2C portal


G.T. Jayaputera, S.W. Loke, A. Zaslavsky

Design, implementation and run-time evolution of a mission-based multiagent system


Andrea Omicini, Alessandro Ricci, Mirko Viroli

Timed environment for web agents


Yuping Yang and M. Howard Williams

 Personalized redirection and content adaptation for increased user control of communications

177 - 196

Juan Manuel Serrano and Sascha Ossowski

A compositional framework for the specification of interaction protocols in multiagent organizations

197 - 214

Davide Balzarotti, Paolo Costa, Gian Pietro Picco

 The LighTS tuple space framework and its customization for context-aware applications

215 - 231

Volume 5, Number 1, 2007


Xiaohua Xu, Ling Chen, Ping He

A novel ant clustering algorithm based on cellular automata


Norimichi Ukita

Real-time cooperative multi-target tracking by dense communication among Active Vision Agents


Min Xu, Lin Padgham, Aloys Mbala, James Harland

Tracking reliability and helpfulness in agent interactions


A. Suna and A. El Fallah Seghrouchni

 Programming mobile intelligent agents: An operational semantics

47 - 67

Loris Penserini, Manuel Kolp, Luca Spalazzi

Social-oriented engineering of intelligent software

69 - 87

Ronny Siebes and Spyros Kotoulas

 pRoute: Peer selection using shared term similarity matrices

89 - 107

W.C. Cho and D. Richards

Ontology construction and concept reuse with formal concept analysis for improved web document retrieval

109 - 126

Volume 4, Number 4, 2006


Haizheng Zhang and Victor Lesser

Forming and searching content-based hierarchical agent clusters in distributed information retrieval systems

353 - 370

 Yinglong Ma, Yulin Feng, Beihong Jin, Jun Wei

A default extension to distributed description logics

371 - 383

Prasanna Lokuge and Damminda Alahakoon

An extended agent model embedded with "intelligent-deliberation" for improved performances in a container terminal application

385 - 405

Muhammad Abulaish and Lipika Dey

 Information extraction and imprecise query answering from web documents

407 - 429

Toshiko Wakaki, Hiroyuki Itakura, Masaki Tamura, Hiroshi Motoda, Takashi Washio

A study on rough set-aided feature selection for automatic web-page classification

431 - 441



Volume 4, Number 3, 2006


Jörg Denzinger and Jasmine Hamdan

Improving observation-based modeling of other agents using tentative stereotyping and compactification through kd-tree structuring

255 - 270

Shen Huang, Yong Yu, Gui-Rong Xue, Ben-Yu Zhang, Zheng Chen, Wei-Ying Ma

TSSP: Multi-features based reinforcement algorithm to find related papers

271 - 287

Alfredo Cuzzocrea

 Combining multidimensional user models and knowledge representation and management techniques for making web services knowledge-aware

289 - 312

Longbing Cao, Chengqi Zhang, Jiming Liu

Ontology-based integration of business intelligence

313 - 325

Xiaohua Hu, T.Y. Lin, Il-Yeol Song, Xia Lin, Illhoi Yoo, Min Song

A semi-supervised efficient learning approach to extract biological relationships from web-based biomedical digital library

327 - 339

Zhihong Tian, Mingzeng Hu, Bin Li, Bo Liu, Hongli Zhang

Defending against distributed denial-of-service attacks with an auction-based method

341 - 351

Volume 4, Number 2, 2006


Manolis Vozalis and Konstantinos G. Margaritis

 On the enhancement of collaborative filtering by demographic data

117 - 138

Audun Jøsang, Elizabeth Gray, Michael Kinateder

Simplification and analysis of transitive trust networks

139 - 161

Adam Jatowt and Mitsuru Ishizuka

Temporal multi-page summarization

163 - 180

Salvatore Garruzzo, Stefano Modafferi, Domenico Rosaci, Domenico Ursino

An XML-based agent model for supporting user activities on the Web

181 - 207

Elisabeth Crawford and Manuela Veloso

 Mechanism design for multi-agent meeting scheduling

209 - 220

Josenildo Costa da Silva, Matthias Klusch, Stefano Lodi, Gianluca Moro

Privacy-preserving agent-based distributed data clustering

221 - 238

Sahin Albayrak and Dragan Milosevic

Multi-domain strategy coordination approach for optimal resource usage in agent based filtering framework

239 - 253

Volume 4, Number 1, 2006


Sergio Camorlinga and Ken Barker

 A complex adaptive system based on squirrels behaviors for distributed resource allocation

1 - 23

Eric Lo, David W. Cheung, C.Y. Ng, Thomas Lee

WSIPL: An XML scripting language for integrating web service data and applications

25 - 41

Meikang Qiu, Kang Zhang, Maolin Huang

Usability in mobile interface browsing

43 - 59

James Z. Wang and Matti Vanninen

 Self-configuration protocols for P2P networks

61 - 76

C.J. Butz, S. Hua, R.B. Maguire

 A web-based bayesian intelligent tutoring system for computer programming

77 - 97

Li Weigang and Vinícius Guilherme Fracari Branco

A web information system for determining the controllers of financial entities in central bank of Brazil

99 - 116

Volume 3, Number 4, 2005


Shiren Ye, Tat-Seng Chua, Jeremy R. Kei

Clustering web pages about persons and organizations

203 - 216

Emerson Cabrera Paraiso and Jean-Paul A. Barthès

An intelligent speech interface for personal assistants applied to knowledge management

217 - 230

Xin Li and Leen-Kiat Soh

Hybrid negotiation for resource coordination in multiagent systems

231 - 259

Hansheng Lei and Venu Govindaraju

Matching and retrieving sequential patterns using regression

261 - 270

WIC Introduction

271 - 272

WIC Structure


Volume 3, Number 3, 2005



Alberto Díaz and Pablo Gervás

Personalisation in news delivery systems: Item summarization and multi-tier item selection using relevance feedback


Nenad Stojanovic

Information-need driven query refinement


Tetsuya Yoshida, Daiki Shinkai, Shogo Nishida

A document retrieval support system with term relationship


Vincenza Carchiolo, Alessandro Longheu, Michele Malgeri

Information categorization in web pages and sites


WIC Introduction


WIC Structure


Volume 3, Number 2, 2005





Wenpin Jiao, John Debenham, Brian Henderson-Sellers


Organizational models and interaction patterns for use in the analysis and design of multi-agent systems




A.G. Njimolu Anyouzoa and Theo D'Hondt


On the stability of a dynamic stochastic capacity pricing scheme for resource allocation in a multi-agent environment




Matthias Scheutz and Paul Schermerhorn


Many is more: The utility of simple reactive agents with predictive mechanisms in multiagent object collection tasks




Javed I. Khan and Qingping Tao


Exploiting Webspace organization for accelerating web prefetching




 WIC Introduction




 WIC Structure






Volume 3, Number 1, 2005




Shou-de Lin and Craig A. Knoblock


SERGEANT: A framework for building more flexible web agents by exploiting a search engine


Ville Könönen


Gradient descent for symmetric and asymmetric multiagent reinforcement learning


L.K. Wickramasinghe and L.D. Alahakoon


 Dynamic self organizing maps for discovery and sharing of knowledge in multi agent systems


Mikkel Holm Sørensen


Survival of the Assistive. Toward biomimetic ambient intelligence


WIC Introduction


WIC Structure


Volume 2, Number 4, 2004




John Yen, Xiaocong Fan, Richard A. Volz


Information needs in agent teamwork


Yong-Hong Tian, Tie-Jun Huang, Wen Gao


Two-phase Web site classification based on Hidden Markov Tree models

Giovanni Pilato, Salvatore Vitabile, Giorgio Vassallo, et al.


Web directories as a knowledge base to build a multi-agent system for information sharing


Wei Ru Liu, Zhi Ning Liao, Jun Hong


Query cost estimation through remote system contention states analysis over the Internet


Volume 2, Number 3, 2004




Stefania Bandini, Sara Manzoni, Giuseppe Vizzari


Multi-agent approach to localization problems: The case of Multilayered Multi-Agent Situated System


Jonathan Carter and Ali A. Ghorbani


Towards a formalization of value-centric trust in agent societies


Hans-Joachim Mosler


Modelling social behavior with a socio psychological simulation approach


James Z. Wang and Ratan K. Guha


Proxy ecology - Cooperative proxies with artificial life


Pawan Lingras, Mofreh Hogo, Miroslav Snorek


Interval set clustering of web users using modified Kohonen self-organizing maps based on the properties of rough sets


Volume 2, Number 2, 2004




Xiaoqin Zhang, Victor Lesser, and Tom Wagner


A Layered Approach to Complex Negotiations


Ville Kononen


Asymmetric Multiagent Reinforcement Learning.


Manevitz Larry and Malik Yousef


A Web Navigation System Based on a Neural Network User-Model Trained with Only Positive Web Documents


Zakaria Maamar, Quan Z. Sheng, and Boaulem Benatallah


Towards a Conversation-Driven Composition of Web Services


Guenter Neumann and Feiyu Xu


Mining Natural Language Answers from the Web


Volume 2, Number 1, 2004




Hyungjick Lee, Jim Alves-Foss, and Scott Harrison


The Construction of Secure Mobile Agents via Evaluating Encrypted Functions


Chen Chih-Ming


Incremental Personalized Web Page Mining Utilizing Self-organizing HCMAC Neural Networks


Yongzheng Zhang, Nur Zincir-Heywood, and Evangelos Milios


World Wide Web Site Summarization


Pasquale De Meo, Jameson Mbale, Giorgio Terracina, and Domenico Ursino


XICOMASQ: An XML-based Information Content Oriented Multi-Agent System
for QoS Management in Telecommunications Networks


Quoc Bao Vo


A Task-oriented Agent-based Mechanism for Mathematical Assistant Systems


Volume 1, Numbers 3 - 4, 2003




Research Papers


Raymond Y.K. Lau


Context-Sensitive Text Mining and Belief Revision for Intelligent Information Retrieval on the Web


Roman van der Krogt, Mathijs de Weerdt, and Cees Witteveen


A Resource Based Framework for Planning and Replanning


Dehu Qi and Ron Sun


A Multi-Agent System Integrating Reinforcement Learning, Bidding
and Genetic Algorithms


Cora B. Excelente-Toledo and Nicholas R. Jennings


Learning When and How to Coordinate


Susan Gauch, Jason Chaffee, and Alexander Pretschner


Ontology-Based Personalized Search and Browsing


Brief Papers


Nuno Silva and Joao Rocha


Semantic Web Complex Ontology Mapping


Noiryuki Matsuda, Tsukasa Hirashima, Toyohiro Nomoto, Hirokazu Taki, and Junichi Toyoda


Context-Sensitive Filtering for the Web


Markus Aleksy, Axel Korthaus, and Martin Schader


Design Considerations for a CORBA-based Architecture for Lightweight  Agents (CARLA)


Volume 1, Number 2, 2003




A. Congiusta, A. Pugliese, D. Talia, and P. Trunfio


Designing Grid services for distributed knowledge discovery


P. Yolum and M.P. Singh


Dynamic communities in referral networks


Y.M. Ye, P. Nandi, J.J. Jeng, and S. Kumaran


Smart distance principle for "sense and respond" enterprise systems


J. Delgado, J.M. Pujol, and R. Sanguesa


Emergence of coordination in scale-free networks


J.M. Vidal


A method for solving distributed service allocation problems


WIC Introduction


WIC Structure


Volume 1, Number 1, 2003




Jiming Liu and Ning Zhong


Editors-in-Chief's Introduction:

A Journal Pivotal to the Future of Web Intelligence and Agent Systems


L. Penserini, L. Liu, J. Mylopoulos, M. Panti and L. Spalazzi


Cooperation strategies for agent-based P2P systems


F. Gandon


Agents handling annotation distribution in a corporate semantic Web


C. Bourjot, V. Chevrier and V. Thomas


A new swarm mechanism based on social spiders colonies: From web weaving to region detection


S. Marsh, A.A. Ghorbani and V.C. Bhavsar


The ACORN multi-agent system


WIC Introduction


WIC Structure