Early rounds of the Trading Agent Competition (TAC) have been underway for several weeks now. In this unique event, intelligent agents are used to automate internet negotiations and e-trades on a client’s behalf. Teams of researchers are fiercely competing in the two TAC e-commerce-related events: (1) travel agents try to put together the best travel packages for their customers, and (2) PC manufacturers compete for customer orders and supplies over 220 simulated days.
The Artificial Intelligence research community is gathering in Acapulco, Mexico August 9-15, 2003 for the 18th International Joint Conference on AI. Researchers and practitioners will exchange the results of their latest work, yielding a program filled with the latest advances in many different branches of the field that comprises AI.
Over seven days from August 9-15, leading AI scientists, practitioners and students from around the world have gathered each summer to exchange their collective progress; while technology managers and press members have attended to learn emerging AI trends and meet these AI innovators. Attendees will present and hear the latest advances in such application areas as AI-based Web services, mobile robots, and NASDAQ fraud detection, as well as in a host of underlying enabling technologies.
You are invited you to this summer’s major Artificial Intelligence conference, IJCAI-03, in Acapulco, Mexico from August 9–15.
At the recent National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Dr. Robin Murphy, Professor of Computer Science at University of South Florida, Murphy reflected on her experiences with search and rescue robots at the WTC.
On February 5, while President Bush was visiting Pittsburgh, praised the demonstration he saw of the Realtime Outbreak and Disease Surveillance (RODS.) The RODS system was developed collaboratively between the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. RODS has been in use in Western Pennsylvania since late 1999.