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Social Computing

User Modelling

Agents and Multi-Agent Systems

Adaptive Learning Environments

Service-Oriented Architectures

Scalability and Dependability in Multi-Agent Systems and SOA

Peer-to-Peer Protocols: JXTA performance model

Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing

Graduate Symposium Publications (up to 2004)

ADAPTIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS, Mentoringnew and Persuasion new

 

AGENTS, MULTI-AGENT AND P2P SYSEMS

MOBILE AND UBIQUITOUS COMPUTING

SOCIAL COMPUTING

Our focus is on decentralized approaches for connecting people, building communities usign trust and reputation mechanisms and motivating people to participate through incentive mechanisms and social visualization.
You can watch here a 2 hour lecture newpresenting an overview of most of the work we have done over the last 10 years in this area.
The individual projects involved and publications as well as links to prototypes are listed below.

USER MODELLING


Graduate Symposium Publications

Proceedings of the 2003-2004 Grad Symposium, CS Dept, University of Saskatchewan, 7-8 April 2004

Proceedings of the 2002-2003 Grad Symposium, CS Dept, University of Saskatchewan, 10 April 2003

  • Yamini Upadrashta: Emerging Social Networks in Peer-to-Peer Systems,
  • Yao Wang: Bayesian Network-based Trust Model in Peer-to-Peer Networks,
  • Emir Halepovic: The Costs of Using JXTA: Initial Benchmarking Results,
  • Peng Xu: Fault Management in MAS,
  • Nyik San Ting: A Generic Peer-to-Peer Network Simulator,
  • Lichun Ji: Computation in Peer-to-Peer Networks,

Proceedings of the 2001-2002 Grad Symposium, CS Dept, University of Saskatchewan, 11 April 2002

  • Xiaolin Niu: Purpose-based Learner Modeling in I-Help System
  • Golha Sharifi: Supporting the Needs of Mobile Home Care Workers
  • Pinata Winoto: An Extended Alternating-offers Bargaining Protocol for Automated Negotiation in Multi-agent Systems

Proceedings of the 2000-2001 Grad Symposium, CS Dept, University of Saskatchewan, 11 April 2001

  • Breban, S.: Long-Term Coalitions for the Electronic Marketplace
  • Fedoruk, A.: Agent Replication in Multi-Agent Systems
  • Okonkwo, C.: Affective Pedagogical Agents and User Persuasion
  • Wasti, S.: Hardware Assited Packet Filtering Firewall
  • Yang, H.: Providing Mobile Web Services via Cellular Phones