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    • The influence of Lysenkoism on China’s genetics : the importance of the 1956 Qingdao symposium 

      Long, Alice R. Chase, 1953- (1993)
      In 1956, prompted by Mao Zedong himself, the Qingdao symposium was convened to bring together scientists with training in "Morgan-Mendel" genetics and scientists following the Michurin school. The effects of government ...
    • Anthracite and the Irish : extricating the Irish immigrant mining community from the Molly Maguire myth, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, 1850-1879 

      Byron, William Francis, 1959- (1996)
      The Molly Maguires were a reputed secret society of Irish immigrant mine workers who allegedly terrorized the anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania from the Civil War until twenty men convicted as Molly Maguires were ...
    • Task Integration in Multimodal Speech Recognition Environments 

      Grasso, Michael A.; Finin, Tim (ACM, 1997-04-01)
      A model of complementary behavior has been proposed based on arguments that direct manipulation and speech recognition interfaces have reciprocal strengths and weaknesses. This suggests that user interface performance and ...
    • Jackal: a Java-based Tool for Agent Development 

      Cost, R. Scott; Finin, Tim; Labrou, Yannis; Lua, Xiaocheng; Peng, Yun; Soboroff, Ian; Mayfield, James; Boughannam, Akram (AAAI, 1998-07-26)
      Jackal is a Java-based tool for communicating with the KQML agent communication language. Some features which make it extremely valuable to agent development are its conversation management facilities, flexible, blackboard ...
    • Experiments on using Yahoo! categories to describe documents 

      Labrou, Yannis; Finin, Tim (1999-07-31)
      We suggest that one (or a collection) of names of Yahoo! (or any other WWW indexer’s) categories can be used to describe the content of a document. Such categories offer a standardized and universal way for referring to ...
    • An Agent System for Application Initialization in an Integrated Manufacturing Environment 

      Peng, Yun; Finin, Tim; Chen, Harry; Wang, Ling; Labrou, Yannis; Cost, R. Scott; Chu, Bill; Cross, Valerie; Russell, Mike; Tolone, Bill; Boughannam, Akram; McCobb, Jerry (1999-08-04)
      A great deal of research and development effort has been undertaken in recent years to integrate otherwise disconnected manufacturing production and planning (P/E) application software systems so that the enterprises can ...
    • An Agent-based Infrastructure for Enterprise Integration 

      Cost, R. Scott; Finin, Tim; Labrou, Yannis; Luan, Xiaocheng; Peng, Yun; Soboroff, Ian; Mayfield, James; Boughannam, Akram (IEEE, 1999-10-03)
      Jackal is a Java-based tool for communication using the KQML agent communication language. Some features that make it extremely valuable to agent development are its conversation management facilities, flexible, blackboard ...
    • Yahoo! as an ontology: using Yahoo! categories to describe documents 

      Labrou, Yannis; Finin, Tim (ACM, 1999-11-02)
      We suggest that one (or a collection) of names of Yahoo! (or any other WWW indexer's) categories can be used to describe the content of a document. Such categories offer a standardized and universal way for referring to ...
    • Service Discovery in The Future for Mobile Commerce 

      Chakraborty, Dipanjan; Chen, Harry (ACM, 1999-11-30)
    • Service Discovery in the Future Electronic Market 

      Chen, Harry; Chakraborty, Dipanjan; Xu, Liang; Joshi, Anupam; Finin, Tim (AAAI, 2000)
      The trend that the electronic market is taking, aided by the concomitant development of mobile devices, suggests a major change from the way electronic commerce is done today. The increased use of PDAs and laptops ...
    • On Creating Adaptive Web Servers Using Weblog Mining 

      Kamdar, Tapan; Joshi, Anupam (2000-11-20)
      Personalization of content returned from a web site is an important problem in general, and affects e-commerce and e-services in particular. Targeting appropriate information or products to the end user can significantly ...
    • A Framework for Distributed Trust Management 

      Kagal, Lalana; Cost, Scott; Finin, Timothy; Peng, Yun (2001)
      This paper discusses our infrastructure for handling distributed security and trust. It outlines a method for access control across domains that handles complex inter domain trust relationships. We have developed a flexible ...
    • Dynamic Service Discovery for Mobile Computing: Intelligent Agents Meet Jini in the Aether 

      Chen, Harry; Joshi, Anupam; Finin, Timothy (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001-02-28)
      The emergence of ad-hoc pervasive connectivity for devices based on Bluetooth-like systems provides a new way to create applications for mobile systems. We seek to realize ubiquitous computing systems based on the cooperation ...
    • Centaurus : A Framework for Intelligent Services in a Mobile Environment 

      Kagal, Lalana; Korolev, Vladimir; Chen, Harry; Joshi, Anupam; Finin, Tim (IEEE, 2001-04-01)
      In an age where wirelessly networked appliances and devices are becoming commonplace, there is a necessity for connecting them to work together for a mobile user. The design outlined in this paper provides an infrastructure ...
    • ITTALKS: A Case Study in the Semantic Web and DAML 

      Cost, R. Scott; Finin, Tim; Joshi, Anupam; Peng, Yun; Nicholas, Charles; Soboroff, Ian; Chen, Harry; Kagal, Lalana; Perich, Filip; Zou, Youyong; Tolia, Sovrin (2001-07-12)
      Effective use of the vast quantity of information now available on the web will require the use of “Semantic Web” markup languages such as the DARPA Agent Markup Language (DAML). Such languages will enable the automated ...
    • Agents2Go: An Infrastructure for Location-Dependent Service Discovery in the Mobile Electronic Commerce Environment 

      Ratsimor, Olga Vladi; Korolev, Vladimir; Joshi, Anupam; Finin, Tim (ACM, 2001-07-14)
      In recent years, the growth of Electronic Commerce and Mobile Computing has created a new concept of Mobile Electronic Commerce. In this paper we describe the Agents2Go System that attempts to solve problems related to ...
    • A Delegation Based Model for Distributed Trust 

      Kagal, Lalana; Finin, Timothy; Peng, Yun (2001-08-01)
      In this paper we outline an infrastructure that facilitates security and trust management in a multi-agent system. Our model eases the problem of authorization in a network of heterogeneous agents and also contains ...
    • Enhancing the Bluetooth Service Discovery Protocol 

      Avancha, Sasikanth; Joshi, Anupam; Finin, Timothy (2001-08-01)
      Bluetooth Service Discovery Protocol (SDP) enables a client application on a device to discover information about services on other Bluetooth devices. Every service is represented by a profile, identified by a 128-bit ...
    • A Secure Infrastructure for Service Discovery and Access in Pervasive Computing 

      Cedilnik, Andrej; Kagal, Lalana; Perich, Filip; Undercoffer, Jeffrey; Joshi, Anupam (2001-08-12)
      Security is paramount to the success of pervasive computing environments. The system presented in this paper provides a communications and security infrastructure that goes far in advancing the goal of anywhere - anytime ...
    • Steps Towards Creating a Context-Aware Agent System 

      Chen, Harry; Tolia, Sovrin (2001-09-27)
      The ability to reason from context is crucial to human communication. It allows a large amount of implicit information to be conveyed with a small amount of explicit description. If the same kind of ability can be provided ...