W12 First International Workshop on Web Agent Systems and Applications - WASA 2000


Workshop Organiser: Kamal Karlapalem, HKUST, China

Wednesday, September 6, 2000

14 00 15.30 Session I: Agent Systems


An Agent Server for the Next Generation of Web Applications

H. Tai and G. Yamamoto


TRACE An Adaptive Organizational Policy for MAS

S. Fatima


Mobile Agent-Based Distributed Geographic Information Systems under
Internet Environment

J. Guan, S. Zhou, F. Bian, and A. Zhou


A Multi-Agent System Architecture for Information Gathering

E. Shakshuki, H. Ghenniwa, and M. Kamel


15.30 16.00 Coffee Break


16.00 17.10 Session II: Agent Information Retrieval


Technical Perspective on the Heterogeneous Databases Interoperability

J. Ashir


The Design and Application of Agent on Pattern Cooperative Design

C. Yang, X. Meng, B. Gong, C. Tu, and Z. Teng


Discovering Sequence Association Rules with User Access Transaction

S. Wang, W. Gao, and J. Li


Thursday, September 7, 2000


9.30 10.30 Session III: Invited Talk

Frameworks for Integrating Web Agents and Databases

        Moira Norrie, ETH Zurich


10.30 11.00 Coffee Break


11.00 12.30 Session IV: Agent Technologies


A Taxonomy of Web Agents

Z. Huang, A. Elins, A. van Ballegooij, and P. de Bra


Services on the Net: An Agent Based Approach

G. Uma and T. Perraju


Agent-Oriented Concepts to Foster the Automation of E-Business

A. Bartelt and W. Lamersdorf


A Componentware for Distributed Agent Collaboration

T. Lee and K. Ng