[CEUR Workshop Proceedings] Vol-52

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Ontologies in Agent Systems

Proceedings of the Workshop on Ontologies in Agent Systems,
5th International Conference on Autonomous Agents
Montreal, Canada, May 29, 2001.

Edited by

Stephen Cranefield *
Tim Finin #
Steve Willmott +

* Department of Information Science, University of Otago, New Zealand
# Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
+ Département d'Informatique, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Table of Contents

Workshop Overview

  1. Overview of the Workshop on Ontologies in Agent Systems
    Stephen Cranefield, Steven Willmott and Tim Finin

Invited Presentations

  1. DAML Ontologies for Agent-Enabled Web Services
    Sheila Mcllraith
  2. Where is the Semantics in the Semantic Web?
    Michael Uschold
  3. Protégé-2000: A Flexible and Extensible Ontology-Editing Environment
    Natalya Noy

Long Papers

  1. Ontology Negotiation between Agents Supporting Intelligent Information Management
    Sidney C. Bailin and Walt Truszkowski
  2. UML-Based Ontology Modelling for Software Agents
    Stephen Cranefield, Stefan Haustein and Martin Purvis
  3. Generating Ontology-Specific Content Languages
    Stephen Cranefield and Martin Purvis
  4. OntoMap: Upper-Ontology Service Agent
    Marin Dimitrov, Atanas Kiryakov and Kiril Simov
  5. Ontological modelling of Natural Categories:an Ant Colony
    Cesáreo Gutiérrez-Casorrán, Jesualdo Tomás Fernández-Breis and Rodrigo Martínez-Béjar
  6. Supporting Development of Software Agents By Integrating Heterogeneous Repositories Based on Ontologies
    Noriaki Izumi and Takahira Yamaguchi
  7. Implementation of FIPA Ontology Service
    Hiroki Suguri, Eiichiro Kodama, Masatoshi Miyazaki, Hiroshi Nunokawa and Shoichi Noguchi
  8. A Conceptual Model to Facilitate Knowledge Sharing in Multi-Agent Systems
    Valentina Tamma and Trevor Bench-Capon
  9. Multilingual Agents: Ontologies, Languages and Abstractions
    Steven Willmott, Ion Constantinescu and Monique Calisti

Short Papers and Position Statements

  1. The Role of Ontologies in Electronic Institutions and Reusable Knowledge Components
    Josep Lluís Arcos
  2. Using Meta-Model Technologies to Organize Functionalities for Active System Schemes
    Erwan Breton and Jean Bézivin
  3. What if a Wastewater Treatment Plant Were a Town of Agents
    Luigi Ceccaroni
  4. Ontology for Coordinating Dialogs in Distance Learning Environments
    Marco A. Eleuterio and Jean-Paul Barthès
  5. Mediating Ideas in an Agent-based Team for Business Process Reengineering: Toward a Linguistic Ontology
    Alexandra Galatescu
  6. GlaxoSmithKline Position Paper for Workshop on Ontologies in Agent Systems
    Robin McEntire
  7. Developing an Ontology and ACL in an Agent-based GIS
    James J. Nolan, Robert Simon and Arun K. Sood
  8. Agent-based Structures, Agent Ontology Preservation and Enterprise Modeling
    Cyrus F. Nourani
  9. A Note on Process Ontology for Agents
    Chris Nowak
  10. Semantic Resolution for E-Commerce
    Yun Peng and Nenad Ivezic
  11. An Ontology for User Support in The Materials Microcharacterization Collaboratory
    Line Pouchard, Omer Rana and David Walker
  12. The DoD Ontology Gap - Applications of Agent Technology in the Military
    Dale W. Richards and Mark Gorniak
  13. An Informational Model for Cooperative Information Gathering
    Hassan Tout
  14. Barriers to Effective Agent Communication
    Michael Uschold

submitted by S. Cranefield, September 19, 2001