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CfP Agent-Based Computing: Workshop III 2006 (ABC'06), November 6-10, 2006, Wisla, Poland

From: Rainer Unland <Rainer.Unland@icb.uni-due.de>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 05:26:24 +0200
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                       C A L L   F O R   P A P E R

Agent-Based Computing: Workshop III 2006 (ABC'06)

Organized within the framework of the First International 
Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Systems
Workshop URL: http://ocean.cs.siu.edu/abc06/index.html

Agent-based computing has been hailed as the next significant 
breakthrough in software development, with the potential to affect many 
aspects of computer science, from artificial intelligence to the
technologies and models of distributed computation. Agent-based systems 
are capable of autonomous action in open, dynamically-changing 
environments. Agents are currently being applied in domains as diverse 
as business information systems, computer games and interactive cinema, 
information retrieval and filtering, user interface design and 
industrial process control. The aim of the ABC'06 is to bring together 
researchers and developers from industry and academia in order to report 
on the latest scientific and technical advances, discuss and debate the 
major issues, and showcase the latest systems.

The special session welcomes submissions of original papers concerning 
all aspects of software agents. Submissions involving both 
implementation and theoretical issues are encouraged.

Topics include but are not limited to:

- Agent architectures
- Agent-based software engineering
- Agent-based simulations
- Agent benchmarking and performances
- Agent communication, coordination and cooperation
- Agent languages
- Agent learning and planning
- Agent mobility
- Agent modeling, calculi, and logics
- Agent security
- Applications and Experiences
- Simulating and verifying agent systems
- Multi-Agent Systems in Applications
    - Disaster Management
    - E-commerce
    - Workflow management
    - Other areas

* Submission and Publication

- Papers will be refereed and accepted on the basis of their scientific    
    merit and relevance to the Workshop topics
- Papers presented at the Workshop will be included into the Conference
    Proceedings and published on a CD (with an ISSN/ISBN number)
- Extended versions of selected papers will be published as a Special
    Issue of a journal (to be announced later)
- Authors should submit papers through the conference website, which
    will be announced later
- Papers are not to exceed 10 pages (LNCS style)
- Final camera-ready versions of accepted papers will be required by
    October 1, 2006

* Important Dates

Submission of Papers:         July 3, 2006
Notification of Acceptance:     September 1, 2006
Camera-Ready Papers:         October 1, 2006
Conference:             November 6-10, 2006

* Program Committee

- Sattar Almaliky - Alnahreen University, Iraq
- Rafal A. Angryk - Montana State University, USA
- Costin Badica - University of Craiova, Romania
- Giacomo Cabri - Univ. di Modena & Reggio Emilia, Italy
- Maria Cobb - Univ. of Southern MIssissippi, USA
- Stan Franklin - Univ. of Memphis, USA
- Henry Hexmoor - Univ. of Arkansas, USA
- Pawel Kalczynski - University of Toledo, USA
- Tomas Klos - Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, The Netherlands
- Ryszard Kowalczyk - Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
- Yinsheng Li - Fudan Universoty, China
- Vincenzo Loia - University of Salerno, Italy
- Beniamino Di Martino - Second University of Naples, Italy
- Fred Petry - Tulane Univ., USA
- Tomas E. Potok - Oak Ridge National Labs, USA
- Stanislaw Stanek - K. Adamiecki Academy of Economics, Poland
- Ron Sun - University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
- Rainer Unland - University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
- Andrzej Uszok - Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, USA
- Tatyana Yakhno - Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey

* Workshop Organizers

Shahram Rahimi, Southern Illinois University, USA

Marcin Paprzycki, SWPS, Poland

Maria Ganzha, Elblag University of Humanities & Economy, Poland

Raheel Ahmad, Southern Illinois University, USA


Prof. Dr. Rainer Unland
University of Duisburg-Essen
Institute for Computer Science and Business Information Systems (ICB)
Practical Computer Science, especially Data 
Management Systems and Knowledge Representation
Schuetzenbahn 70
45117 Essen, Germany
Tel.: (+49) 201-183 3421
Skype: unlandr
Fax: (+49) 201-183 4460
email: Rainer.Unland@icb.uni-due.de
WWW: http://www.cs.uni-essen.de/dawis/
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