IEEE Intelligent Systems

Issue 2 • March-April 2005

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): c1
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  • Table of contents

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  • Fathoming Funding

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):2 - 3
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    To cope with trends in the funding of artificial intelligence research, AI researchers will need to stick together. View full abstract»

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  • Practical agents help out [virtual agent system]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):4 - 6
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    Artificial intelligence probes further into making machines more like humans. Researchers are using technology advances in speech recognition, conversational interactions, decision-making, natural language AI, enhanced data-mining techniques, and emotion to create virtual practical agents. These text, voice, and graphical avatars assist people with various tasks and difficult situations. They can ... View full abstract»

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  • Making driver modeling attractive

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):8 - 12
    Cited by:  Papers (13)  |  Patents (1)
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    Automobile industry and academic researchers expend considerable effort to develop driver assistance systems. DASs are aware of certain driving situations and support drivers through information, warnings, or even intervention. Many DAS applications are safety oriented, such as lane departure warning systems. Some are comfort oriented, such as automated parking assistants. Moreover, DAS human-mach... View full abstract»

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  • Guest Editors' Introduction: Planning with Templates

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):13 - 15
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    Templates are standard operating procedures that can be used for solving typical problems and as a starting point for solving novel problems. These structures contain relevant variables (and required activities) and current variable values (or specific activities) that affect a problem or have been chosen in a problem-solving instance. With templates you can configure domain-independent planning a... View full abstract»

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  • Comirem: an intelligent form for resource management

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):16 - 24
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    Comirem (continuous, mixed-initiative resource management) is an "intelligent form" for resource management that is designed to more directly match the iterative, user-centered nature of planning and scheduling in practical domains. In this article, we provide an overview of the current Comirem system. Comirem promotes a graphical, spreadsheet-like model of user-system interaction. The user intera... View full abstract»

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  • Conditional constraint networks for interleaved planning and information gathering

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):25 - 33
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    We have developed Heracles II, a framework for mixed-initiative planning and information gathering. Heracles II maps the hierarchical task structure of the planning domain into a conditional constraint network. It also ensures correct constraint propagation in the presence of cycles, user interaction, and asynchronous sources. We have applied the Heracles II framework to several domains including ... View full abstract»

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  • Applications of SHOP and SHOP2

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):34 - 41
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    We design the simple hierarchical ordered planner (SHOP) and its successor, SHOP2, with two goals in mind: to investigate research issues in automated planning and to provide some simple, practical planning tools. SHOP and SHOP2 are based on a planning formalism called hierarchical task network planning. SHOP and SHOP2 use a search-control strategy called ordered task decomposition, which breaks t... View full abstract»

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  • Authoring templates with Tracker

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):42 - 45
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    Tracker, a tool developed by DARPA'S active templates program, extends data-entry forms to support plan authoring, information monitoring, and execution planning. Tracker is used to develop templates for a military air transportation system tool. The Tracker software lets users define templates to describe and implement a given planning problem's associated workflow. View full abstract»

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  • Personal knowledge publishing: fostering interdisciplinary communication

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):46 - 53
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    We address this article in relation to blogging and personal knowledge publishing (PKP). Derived from blogging, personal knowledge publishing is a form of Web-based communication that lowers social and linguistic barriers, facilitating knowledge migration across disciplinary boundaries. The aggregate output of this practice could provide a promising basis for intelligent systems development. These... View full abstract»

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  • Navigation and multimodal transportation with EasyTransport

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):54 - 61
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    Today's intelligent navigation and transportation systems influence the way travelers access information to plan trips efficiently. By and large, such systems derive their navigational suggestions out of precompiled data regarding direct road connections recorded in their databases. They typically facilitate passenger navigation within predefined geographic regions, provide location tracing and di... View full abstract»

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  • Constraints and AI planning

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):62 - 72
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    Tackling real-world planning problems often requires considering various types of constraints, which can range from simple numerical comparators to complex resources. This article provides an overview of techniques to deal with such constraints by expressing planning within general constraint-solving frameworks. Our goal here is to explore the interplay of constraints and planning, highlighting th... View full abstract»

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  • Work-centered support systems: a human-centered approach to intelligent system design

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):73 - 81
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    The work-centered support system approach to human-centered computing focuses on analyzing and supporting the multiple facets of work. The WCSS for global weather management developed to support weather forecasting and monitoring in an airlift service organization, exemplifies this approach. A hallmark of human-centered computing (HCC) is its focus on domain practitioners and their field of practi... View full abstract»

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  • From hardware to software to knowware: IT's third liberation?

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):82 - 85
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    Knowware is a natural development in IT after hardware and software. It is a knowledge module that is independent, commercialized, suitable for computer manipulation, and directly usable by a class of software. It is directly related to intelligence: if software is the condensation and crystallization of knowledge, then knowware is the condensation and crystallization of intelligence. Pseudo natur... View full abstract»

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  • Modeling with the semantic Web in the geosciences

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):86 - 88
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    Earth system science deals with complex systems that pose many significant representation challenges. Ontologies as knowledge repositories have been developed to support the primary goal of sharing knowledge in a manner that aids understanding. DARPA is currently developing an extension to OWL called SWRL (semantic Web rule language), which lets to express some aspects of rules and process behavio... View full abstract»

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  • [Inside back cover]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): c3
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  • [Back cover]

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s): c4
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Daniel Zeng
University of Arizona