Proceedings of KAW'98
Eleventh Workshop on Knowledge
Acquisition, Modeling and Management
Voyager Inn, Banff, Alberta,
Saturday 18th to Thursday 23rd
Evaluation of knowledge-acquisition methodologies
- A Purpose Driven Method for the Comparison of Modelling Frameworks, Frances M.T. Brazier and Niek J.E. Wijngaards, The Netherlands.
- So you want to validate your PSMs?, Joost Breuker and Alexander Boer, The Netherlands.
- Measuring the evolution of a knowledge library: Assessment study, Masahiro Hori, Japan.
- Simulated Expert Evaluation of Multiple Classification Ripple Down Rules, Byeong Ho Kang, Kidon Lee and Woosung Kim, Phil Preston and Paul Compton, Korea & Australia.
- Evaluation Issues for Problem Solving Methods, Tim Menzies, Australia.
- Evaluation Issues With Critical Success Metrics, Tim Menzies, Australia.
- Evaluating Conceptual Modeling Languages, Tim Menzies, Robert F. Cohen and Sam Waugh, Australia.
- Building the Right System Right: Evaluating V&V Methods in Knowledge Engineering, Alun Preece, USA.
- Evaluating a PSM specification language in Adaptive Design: The AUTOGNOSTIC Experiments, Eleni Stroulia and Ashok K. Goel, Canada & USA.
Process support for knowledge acquisition: The quest for quidelines
Knowledge acquisition techniques (including KA from natural language)
- Automatic Acquisition of Historical Knowledge from Encyclopedic Texts, Richard Hull and Fernando Gomez, USA.
- Using Ripple Down Rules-based Systems for Acquiring Fuzzy Domain Knowledge, Rodrigo Martínez-Béjar, Gholamhossein M. Shiraz and Paul Compton, Spain and Australia.
- Building Knowledge Bases with situations to help the cooperative revision, Luc Poittevin, France.
- Ripple Down Rules with Formal Concept Analysis: A Comparison to Personal Construct Psychology, Debbie Richards, Australia.
- Acquiring Control Knowledge from Examples Using Ripple-down Rules and Machine learning, G. M. Shiraz and C. A. Sammut, Australia.
- Application of clustering in a system of query reformulation: Presentation of Saros, Nicolas Turenne and Francois Rousselot, France
- Modeling for Scalability - Ascending into Automatic Genome Sequencing, Thomas Wetter and Thomas Pfisterer, Germany.
Visual knowledge-modeling languages and environments (including knowledge modeling using conceptual graphs)
- Knowledge Acquisition from Cartesian Graphs: An Ontological Framework, Peter C-H. Cheng, James Cupit, Nigel R. Shadbolt, UK.
- Repertory Grid Graphs: A Hybrid of Conceptual Graphs and Repertory Grids, Harry S. Delugach, USA.
- Modeling Expertise Using KADS and MODEL-ECS, Roberto A. Flores-Mendez, Pim van Leeuwen and Dickson Lukose, Canada, The Netherlands & Australia.
- Computer supported collaborative requirements negotiation, Daniela Herlea, Canada.
- Mapping Visual to Textual Representation of Knowledge in DESIRE, Catholijn Jonker, Rob Kremer, Pim van Leeuwen, Dong Pan, Jan Treur, The Netherlands & Canada.
- Visual Languages for Knowledge Representation, Rob Kremer, Canada.
- A Comparative Study of Dynamic Conceptual Graphs, Dickson Lukose and Guy W. Mineau, Australia & Canada.
- Evaluation Issues for Visual Programming Languages, Tim Menzies, Australia.
- Seamless Development of Structured Knowledge Bases, Päivikki Parpola, Finland.
- Ontology-Driven Visualization of Temporal Abstractions, Yuval Shahar and Cleve Cheng, USA.
- A Conceptual Graph Approach to Support Multiperspective Development Environment, Thanwadee Thanitsukkarn and Anthony Finkelstein, UK.
Sisyphus III and IV knowledge-engineering studies
- Knowledge Annotation Initiative of the Knowledge Acquisition Community (KA)2, V. Richard Benjamins, Dieter Fensel, Asuncion Gomez-Perez, Stefan Decker, Michael Erdmann, Enrico Motta and Mark Musen.
- Mediating Representations for an Agent Design Toolkit, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Mark Greaves, Heather Holmback, Robert Carpenter, Robert Cranfill, Renia Jeffers, Luis Poblete, Tom Robinson, Amy Sun, Yuri Gawdiak, Alberto Canas, Niranjan Suri, Barry Silverman, Michael Brooks, Alex Wong, Isabelle Bichindaritz and Keith Sullivan, USA.
- Formal Concept Analysis to Learn from the Sisyphus-III Material, Michael Erdmann, Germany.
- Developing for Web Integration in Sisyphus-IV: WebGrid-II Experience, Brian R. Gaines and Mildred L.G. Shaw, Canada.
- A study of knowledge acquisition - Experiences from the Sisyphus III experiment for rock classification, Ute Gappa & Frank Puppe, Germany.
- Rocky III -- Round 1 A Progress Report, M. G. Jansen, A. Th. Schreiber and B. J. Wielinga, The Netherlands.
- Extending the SISYPHUS III Experiment from a Knowledge Engineering Task to a Requirements Engineering Task, Debbie Richards and Tim Menzies, Australia.
- WebGrid II: Developing Hierarchical Knowledge Structures from Flat Grids, Mildred L.G. Shaw and Brian R. Gaines, Canada.
Knowledge management and knowledge distribution through the Internet
- KARATEKIT: Tools for the Knowledge-Creating Company, Andreas Abecker, Stuart Aitken, Franz Schmalhofer and Bidjan Tschaitschian, Germany & UK.
- Community is Knowledge! in (KA)2, V. Richard Benjamins and Dieter Fensel, Spain, Germany and The Netherlands.
- Methods and Tools for Corporate Knowledge Management, Rose Dieng, Olivier Corby, Alain Giboin, Myriam Ribière, France.
- Tadzebao and WebOnto: Discussing, Browsing, and Editing Ontologies on the Web, John Domingue, UK.
- A Concept for an Internet-based Process-Oriented Knowledge Management Environment, Frank Maurer and Barbara Dellen, Canada & Germany.
- Knowledge Integration for Building Organizational Memories, Ulrich Reimer, Switzerland.
- APECKS: a Tool to Support Living Ontologies, Jenifer Tennison & Nigel R. Shadbolt, UK.
Shareable and reusable components for knowledge systems
- Components for Integrating Heuristic and Model-Based Diagnosis, Kent Andersson, Sweden.
- - IBROW3 -An Intelligent Brokering Service for Knowledge-Component Reuse on the World Wide Web, V. Richard Benjamins, Enric Plaza,Enrico Motta, Dieter Fensel, Rudi Studer,Bob Wielinga, Guus Schreiber, Zdenek Zdrahal, and Stefan Decker.
- Building Problem Solvers Based on Search Control Knowledge Ghassan Beydoun and Achim Hoffmann, Australia.
- Building Ontologies at the Knowledge Level using the Ontology Design Environment, M. Blázquez, M. Fernández, J. M. García-Pinar, A. Gómez-Pérez, Spain.
- Strategic Knowledge in Design: a Compositional Approach, Frances M.T. Brazier, Pieter H.G. van Langen and Jan Treur, The Netherlands.
- The Ontology of Tasks and Methods, B. Chandrasekaran, J. R. Josephson and V. Richard Benjamins, USA The Netherlands.
- A trade-off between domain knowledge and problem-solving method power, P. Compton, Z. Ramadan, P. Preston, T. Le-Gia, V.Chellen, M. Mulholland, D.B. Hibbert, P.R. Haddad, B. Kang, Australia and Korea.
- Ontobroker: Or How to Enable Intelligent Access to the WWW, Dieter Fensel, Stefan Decker, Michael Erdmann, and Rudi Studer, Germany.
- Structured Development of Problem Solving Methods, Dieter Fensel and Enrico Motta, Germany & UK.
- Some Requirements and Experiences in Integrating Terminological Ontologies, Aldo Gangemi, Domenico M. Pisanelli, Gerardo Steve, Italy.
- A Method-Description Language: An initial ontology with examples, John H. Gennari, William Grosso, and Mark Musen, USA.
- When Knowledge Models Collide (How it Happens and What to Do), William E. Grosso, John H. Gennari, Ray W. Fergerson, Mark A. Musen, USA.
- A formal framework to build domain knowledge ontologies for ripple-down rules-based systems, Rodrigo Martínez-Béjar, V. Richard Benjamins, Paul Compton, Philip Preston and Fernando Martín-Rubio, Spain, Australia and The Netherlands.
- Improving the Quality of Component Business Systems with Knowledge Engineering, Luis Montero and Colin T. Scott, USA.
- A principled approach to the construction of a task-specific library of problem solving components, Enrico Motta and Zdenek Zdrahal, UK.
- Mappings for Reuse in Knowledge-based Systems, John Y. Park, John H. Gennari, Mark A. Musen, USA.
- Knowledge Reuse among Diagnostic Problem Solving Methods in the Shell-Kit D3, Frank Puppe, Germany.
- A Script-Based Approach to Modifying Knowledge-Based Systems, Marcelo Tallis, USA.
- Characterising Problem Solving Methods by gradual requirements: overcoming the yes/no distinction, Annette ten Teije and Frank van Harmelen, UK & The Netherlands.
- An Experiment in Ontology Reuse, Mike Uschold, Peter Clark, Mike Healy, Keith Williamson, Steven Woods, USA.
- Providing Advice on the Acquisition and Reuse of Knowledge Bases in Problem Solving, S. White and D. Sleeman, UK.
Agent-oriented approaches to knowledge engineering
- Multi-agent based architecture specification and verification, Kamel Bouchefra, Patrick Auge, Thierry Maury, Brigitte Rozoy, Roger Reynaud, France.
- The Role of Abilities of Agents in Re-design, Frances Brazier, Catholijn Jonker, Jan Treur, Niek Wijngaards,The Netherlands.
- Toward Adaptive Information Systems: considering concern and intentionality, Alain Cardon and Frank Lesage, France.
- IMPS - Internet Agents for knowledge engineering, Louise Crow & Nigel Shadbolt, UK.
- A Hybrid Agent-Oriented Infrastructure for Modeling Manufacturing Enterprises, Weiming Shen and Douglas H. Norrie, Canada.
- Learning by Observation in a Complex Domain, Michael van Lent and John Laird, USA.