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Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, 2007. ISDA 2007. Seventh International Conference on

Date 20-24 Oct. 2007

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  • Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications - Cover

    Publication Year: 2007
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  • Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications - Title page

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  • Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications - Copyright

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  • Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications - Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): v - xii
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  • Welcome from the General Co-Chairs

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): xiii
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  • Toward a Theory of Problem Solving Based on Resource Bounded Computation and Process Algebras

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 3 - 8
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    In 1995 Russell and Norvig presented a unified approach to AI as the area based on bounded rational agents using utilities to direct search for problem solving under bounded resources. This paper extends this work further in the direction of the computational theory targeting intractable and undecidable problems and based on resource bounded computation and process algebras. View full abstract»

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  • Hybrid Multi-agent System for Cooperative Dynamic Scheduling Through Meta-Heuristics

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 9 - 14
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    This paper describes a Hybrid Multi-agent Scheduling System that assumes the existence of several Agents (which are decision-making entities) distributed inside the Manufacturing System. To solve the scheduling problem, Machine Agents and Task Agents must interact and cooperate with other agents in order to obtain optimal or near-optimal global performances trough Meta-heuristics. The idea is that... View full abstract»

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  • Modeling Deliberative Agents Using Object Oriented Petri Nets

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 15 - 20
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    Multi-agent systems are one of the prospect approaches to simplification of complex system development. They introduce a natural abstraction layer on top of autonomous actors. Since multi-agent systems are strongly parallel the appropriate paradigms or tools have to be used. This article will demonstrate the application of our developed kind of high-level Petri nets to the deliberative agent model... View full abstract»

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  • A Hybrid Intelligent System for Active Video Surveillance

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 21 - 26
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    In this paper we propose a new approach to active video surveillance intelligence systems based on the integration of artificial neural networks (ANN) and symbolic Artificial Intelligence (AI). In particular, the neurosymbolic hybrid system here presented is formed by virtual neural sensors (WiSARD-like systems) and BDI agents. The coupling of virtual neural sensors with symbolic reasoning for int... View full abstract»

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  • Using an Evolutionary Agent-Based System for Classification Tasks

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 27 - 32
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    The ClassAge system is a multi-agent system for classification tasks. This system was proposed as an attempt to include the idea of intelligent agents in the structure of multi-classifier systems (MCSs). Also, it is aimed to overcome some drawbacks of MCSs and, as a consequence, to improve the performance of such systems. In this paper, an extension of ClassAge is presented. Basically, an optimiza... View full abstract»

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  • Intention Structures Modelling Using Object Oriented Petri Nets

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 33 - 38
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    This paper describes an approach to the object- oriented Petri nets usage in the area of intention-based systems. We would like to contribute in the field of intention based system with a formal model approach that would bring new capabilities of simulation, analysis and verification to the area of intelligent agents and multiagent systems. It is described here how intention structures could be ma... View full abstract»

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  • Using Distributed-Shared Memory Mechanisms for Agents Communication in a Distributed System

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 39 - 46
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    In multi-agent systems, blackboard communication provides an easy way for agents to communicate. However, in a distributed architecture, the blackboard is commonly implemented in a single node, that is the "blackboard server". This approach may work well for a small number of agents. Nevertheless, when the number of agents increases, the blackboard server becomes the bottleneck for the system scal... View full abstract»

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  • New Approach of Test for DAC Using Fuzzy Neural Networks

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 47 - 51
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    Due to the existence of analogue signals, testing the mixed signal circuits is a complex and complicated one. D/A converters are one of the most important types of these circuits. In this paper, a method is presented to determine the points where faults are occurred in a 4-bit resistive ladder D/A converter, using fuzzy rules. For the purpose of implementing fuzzy rules, neural networks have been ... View full abstract»

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  • A Constructive Self-Organizing Network Applied to a Discrete Optimization Problem

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 52 - 57
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    Most discrete optimization problems belong to the NP-complete or NP-hard classes. A benchmark problem to assess the performance of new heuristics to solve these classes of problems is the traveling salesman problem (TSP). This paper proposes some modifications on a self-organizing network, named RABNET- TSP, to solve TSP problems. The modified algorithm is compared, with encouraging results, to ot... View full abstract»

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  • A Hybrid Hopfield Network-Simulated Annealing approach to Optimize Routing Processes in Telecommunications Networks

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 58 - 63
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    This article proposes a new hybrid technique to optimize an intelligent routing algorithm in telecommunications based on Hopfield Neural Networks (HNN) and Simulated Annealing (SA). The SA obtains the optimal parameters for Hopfield Neural Networks. The optimization was carried out considering as performance criterion a combination of (1) the error of the HNN routing algorithm as applied to find t... View full abstract»

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  • Pruning the Multilayer Perceptron through the Correlation of Backpropagated Errors

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 64 - 69
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    In this paper we introduce an efficient methodology for pruning unnecessary weights of a trained multilayer Perceptron (MLP). The proposed method is based on the correlation analysis of the errors produced by the output neurons and the backpropagated errors associated with the hidden neurons. Weight connections for which the correlations are smaller than a user-defined error tolerance are discarde... View full abstract»

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  • Exploration of Relations between Symbolic and Conexionist Techniques of Computational Intelligence

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 70 - 78
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    This work addressed a contribution to the Computational Intelligence field, focused on two of its main techniques: Fuzzy and Neural Computing. An exploration of the techniques relations was performed. A framework for simulations and data collecting was specified and implemented. Computational simulations of transformations between fuzzy and neural models were realized and the results analyzed are ... View full abstract»

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  • Design of Agile Infrastructure for Manufacturing System with FNN Based Web-Enabled Technology Solutions

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 79 - 83
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    The Agile Manufacturing and Agile Supply Chain Management can input the vigor into Manufacturing Industry, i.e. Garments Industry, and help to increase its ability for the good return, can promote the level of technology and management of the industry fiom a labor intensive industry, and can move it toward the accurate and agile management. But before that, you have to be an Agile Manufacturing En... View full abstract»

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  • Designing Intelligence Augmentation System with a Semiotic-Oriented Software Development Process

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 84 - 89
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    In this paper, the authors describe the first steps of a semiotic-oriented software development process called "Brainmerge" [1], and present a case study where the process is used to coordinate the steps required for the design of a locomotive and car assignment system, modeled as an Intelligence Augmentation Systems (IAS). IAS represent an extension of Decision Support Systems (DSS) [2] with the ... View full abstract»

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  • Agent-Based Price Negotiation System for Electronic Commerce

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 90 - 93
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    With the rapid development of electronic commerce, more and more people begin to go shopping on the Internet at present. Price negotiation has become increasingly important for two reasons. One is from a consumer's view price negotiation provides an opportunity to debate the price, the other is from a vendor's view the ability to price negotiation allows for flexibility in pricing that a rigidly f... View full abstract»

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