The 2006 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS 2006)

In Technical Cooperation with
The IEEE Computer Society
Technical Committee on Parallel Processing (TCPP) and
Task Force on Human Centered Information Systems (TFHIS)
The IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetic Society (SMCS)

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    PLATFORMS, ENVIRONMENTS, TOOLS AND ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES FOR COLLABORATION

    1.
    A Longitudinal Study of the Use of a Collaboration Tool: A Breadth and Depth Analysis
    Jean Scholtz, Emile Morse, Michelle Potts-Steves
    (National Institute of Standards and Technology, Maryland, USA)

    2.
    Internet Calendaring and Scheduling Core Object Specification (iCalendar) Compatible Collaborative Calendar-Server (CCS) Web Services
    Ahmet Fatih Mustacoglu, Wenjun Wu, Geoffrey Fox
    (Indiana University and Syracuse University, USA)

    3.
    Building Scalable and High-Efficient Java Multimedia Collaboration
    Wenjun Wu, Tao Huang, Geoffrey Fox
    (Community Grids Lab, Indiana University, USA)

    4.
    Efficient Handling of Changes in Dynamic Workflow Systems
    Waleed W. Smari, Sirisha Donepudi, Seung-yun Kim, and William K. McQuay
    (University of Dayton and AFRL, OHIO, USA)

    5.
    Collaboration Entities on Deterministic Finite Automata
    Minjun Wang, Geoffrey Fox, Marlon Pierce
    (Syracuse University, New York, and Indiana University, Indiana, USA)

    COLLABORATION AND SECURITY IN GRIDS AND DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS

    1.
    VO-based Dynamic Security Associations in Collaborative Grid Environment
    Yuri Demchenko, Leon Gommans, Cees de Laat, Martijn Steenbakkers, Vincenzo Ciaschini, Valerio Venturi
    (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

    2.
    Collaboration Between MAC Policies and IDS Based on a Meta-Policy Approach
    Mathieu Blanc, Jérémy Briffaut, Jean-Francois Lalande, and Christian Toinard
    (Laboratoire d'Informatique Fondamentale d'Orléans (LIFO), France)

    3.
    Secure Collaborative and Distributed Services in the Java Card Grid Platform
    Serge Chaumette, Achraf Karray and Damien Sauveron
    (Université Bordeaux 1 and Université de Limoges, France)

    4.
    Policy Based Access Control in Dynamic Grid-based Collaborative Environment
    Yuri Demchenko, Leon Gommans, Cees de Laat, Andrew Tokmakoff, Rene van Buuren
    (University of Amsterdam and Telematica Instituut, The Netherlands)

    COLLABORATIVE ENTERPRISE SECURITY & ACCESS CONTROL POLICIES

    1.
    Security and Access Control for a Human-centric Collaborative Commerce System
    Seung-yun Kim, Jian Zhu, Waleed W. Smari and William K. McQuay
    (University of Dayton and AFRL, Ohio, USA)

    2.
    Introducing Smartcard Enabled RADIUS Server
    Pascal Urien, Mesmin Dandjinou
    (Ecole Nationale Supèrieure des Télécommunications (ENST), France)

    3.
    IRSS: Incident Response Support System
    Gianluca Capuzzi, Luca Spalazzi, Francesco Pagliarecci
    (DIIGA - Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy)

    FRAMEWORKS AND METHODOLOGIES FOR COLLABORATION

    1.
    A Declarative Approach for Specifying User-Centric Communication
    Peter J. Clarke, Vagelis Hristidis, Yingbo Wang, Nagarajan Prabakar, and Yi Deng
    (Florida International University, USA)

    2.
    Towards Collaborative Environments for Ontology Construction and Sharing
    Jie Bao, Doina Caragea, Vasant Honavar
    (Iowa State University, Ames, USA)

    3.
    Specifying Agent Support for Collaboration
    Igor Hawryszkiewycz
    (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)

    DATA MINING & WAREHOUSING FOR COLLABORATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

    1.
    A Data Allocation Scheme using Data Mining for Wireless Cellular Network
    John Tsiligaridis, Raj Acharya
    (Heritage University and Penn. State University, USA)

    2.
    An Integrated Approach Using Data Mining & Generic Algorithm in Customer Credit Risk Prediction of Installment Purchase Financing
    Soo-Cheon Kweon, Yeong-Wha Sawng, Seung-Ho Kim
    (Electronic and Telecommunications Research Institute and Keimyung University, Korea)

    CONTEXT AND SITUATION AWARENESS IN COLLABORATIVE SYSTEMS

    1.
    Awareness-Enabled Coordination for Large Scale Collaboration Management
    Dimirios Georgakopoulos, Marian Nodine, Donald Baker, Andrzej Cichocki
    (Telcordia Technologies, Texas, USA)

    2.
    Information Integration for Situation Awareness
    Jonathan Manternach, Tom Broadstock
    (Air Force Research Laboratory and SAIC, Ohio, USA)

    COLLABORATIVE KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND C-LEARNING

    1.
    A Conceptual System Approach for the Relationship between Collaborative Knowledge Management (CKM) and Human Capital Management (HCM)
    David Vequist IV, Mark Teachout
    (University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas, USA)

    2.
    A Context-based Ontological Structure for Knowledge Sharing and Customization
    Kevin Deeb
    (Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida, USA)

    3.
    Towards a Collaborative Model of an Automated Adaptive Content Delivery Training Utilizing Fuzzy Logic
    Gregory Vert, Rajasekhar Yakkali
    (University of Nevada - Reno, Nevada, USA)

    MOBILE AND WIRELESS COLLABORATIVE WORK AND SYSTEMS

    1.
    Emerging Mobile Technologies and Issues (Invited Talk)
    S.R. Subramanya
    (LGE Mobile Research, San Diego, California, USA)

    2.
    WORKPAD: an Adaptive Peer-to-Peer Software Infrastructure for Supporting Collaborative Work of Human Operators in Emergency/Disaster Scenarios
    M. Mecella, T. Catarci, M. Angelaccio, Berta Buttarazzi, A. Krek, S. Dustdar, and G. Vetere
    (Universit'a di Roma "La Sapienza" (DIS), Italy)

    3.
    TouchSync: Lightweight Synchronization for Ad-Hoc Mobile Collaboration
    Vassil Roussev, Gabriel Perez Priego, Golden G. Richard III
    (University of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)

    4.
    A Generic Mobility Model for Resource Prediction in Mobile Grids
    Umar Farooq, Wajeeha Khalil
    (Punjab University College of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan)

    META-MODELING AND VIRTUAL SIMULATION ENVIRONMENTS

    1.
    An Overall Specification of a Meta-Model of Computation For Model-Driven Embedded System Modeling
    Mokhoo Mbobi, Frédéric Boulanger
    (Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité (Supélec), Plateau de Moulon, France)

    2.
    Internet-based Collaborative Virtual Simulations with Area of Interest Management
    A. Diabi, Shervin Shirmohammadi, A. Gillmore, P. Lacombe, J.C. de Oliveira
    (University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

    LOGISTICS COLLABORATION TECHNOLOGIES: SOCIO-TECHNICAL CHALLENGES

    1.
    Collaborative Logistics: Developing a Framework to Evaluate Socio-Technical Issues in Logistic-Based Networks
    Joseph B. Lyons, Jill Ritter, Krystal Thomas, Laura G. Militello, Patrick Vincent
    (Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio, USA)

    2.
    Collaborative Logistics on the Military Flightline
    Paul Faas, Jason Seyba, Ian Young, Jennie Gallimore, Laurie Quill, Elizabeth Matthews, Ron Cage
    (Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio, USA)

    3.
    Analyzing Requirements for and Designing a Collaborative Tool Based on Functional and User Input
    Christopher Curtis, David Kancler, Vaughan Whited, Christopher Burneka
    (Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio, USA)

    4.
    Computer-Based Aerial Port Simulation (CAPS): Designing an Experimental Platform for Examining Team-Based Logistics Collaboration
    Jason Seyba, Joseph Lyons, David Ames
    (Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio, USA)

    5.
    An Application of Heuristic Techniques for Evaluation of Collaborative System Interfaces
    Stephanie Swindler, Christian Randall, Gary Beisner II
    (Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio, USA)

    6.
    Conation: Its Historical Roots and Implications for Future Research
    Laura G. Militello, Frank C. Gentner, Stephanie Swindler, Gary Beisner II
    (University of Dayton Research Institute and Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio, USA)

    7.
    Adaptive Performance: Implications for Military Logistics
    Charlene Stokes, Paul Faas
    (Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio, USA)

    AGENTS & MULTI AGENT SYSTEMS AND COLLABORATION

    1.
    Cooperation of Computational Intelligence Agents
    Roman Neruda
    (Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences, The Czech Republic)

    2.
    Towards Semantically Coherent Collaboration
    Hadi Sabaa, Henry Hexmoor
    (University of Arkansas, Arkansas, USA)

    3.
    A Collaborative Approach for Access Control, Intrusion Detection and Security Testing
    M. Blanc, Jeremy Briffaut, P. Clemente, M. Gad El Rab, C. Toinard
    (Laboratoire d'Informatique Fondamentale d'Orléans and Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique, France)

    4.
    Social Power as an Exchangeable Resource for Distributed Multi-Agent Systems
    Don Hayes, Henry Hexmoor
    (University of Arkansas, Arkansas, USA)

    5.
    Multi-Agents Prototyping of Agriculture Robots
    V. Arguenon, A. Bergues-Lagarde, C. Rosenberger, Per Bro, W. Smari
    (ENSI de Bourges, France, University of Talca, Curico, Chile, and University of Dayton, Ohio, USA)

    6.
    XML Agents Technology for Building Collaborative Applications
    Weichang Du, Hui Li
    (University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada)

    7.
    Formal Definition of an Agent-Object Programming Language
    Francesco Pagliarecci, Luca Spalazzi, Gianluca Capuzzi
    (DIIGA - Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy)

    COLLABORATIVE VIRTUAL ORGANIZATIONS AND TEAMING

    1.
    Application of Social Network Analysis to Collaborative Team Formation
    Michelle Cheatham, Kevin Cleereman
    (Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA)

    2.
    Grid as Human's Assistant: A Logical Solution Provider for Physical Problems
    Umar Farooq, Wajeeha Khalil
    (Punjab University College of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan)

    WEB BASED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR COLLABORATIVE APPLICATIONS

    1.
    An Internet based Intelligent Argumentation System for Collaborative Engineering Design
    Xiaoqing (Frank) Liu, Samir Raorane, Man Zheng, and Ming Leu
    (University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, Missouri, USA)

    2.
    Self-Service Collaborative Applications: Automated Generation and Deployment of Applications Using a Visual Interface and Specification Tool
    Scott Tse, Gene Moore, Sangeeta Narang
    (SplashNote Systems, Inc., Santa Clara, California, USA)

    COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS AND HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION

    1.
    Performance Increase of Industrial Robot Plants through Agent-Based Technologies
    Ulrich Berger, Guergana Vladimirova, Ralf Kretzschmann
    (Brandenburg University of Technology at Cottbus, Germany)

    2.
    A Collaborative Multi-Agent Model with Knowledge-Based Communication for the RoboCupRescue Simulation
    Jun Peng, Min Wu, Xiaoyong Zhang, Ya Xie, Fu Jiang, and Ya Liu
    (Central South University, Changsha, China)

    3.
    Behavior-Based Control Hierarchy of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Swarming
    Thierry Pamphile and Kuo-Chi Lin
    (Florida International University and University of Central Florida, Florida, USA)

    4.
    A Novel Approach to Provide Lane Departure Warning Using Only One Forward Looking Camera
    Xiangjing An, Mo Wu, Hangen He
    (Defense Technology University, China)

    COLLABORATIVE NETWORKING INFRASTRUCTURE

    1.
    Secure Mobile and Wireless Communication Services for Collaborative Virtual Gaming
    B. Akhgar, Jawed Siddiqi, M. Naderi, W. Orth, N. Meyer, M. Tuisku, G. Pipan, M.L. Gallego, J.A. García, M. Cecchi, J.-N. Colin
    (Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK)

    2.
    Latency and Energy Efficient MAC (LEEMAC) Protocol for Event Critical Applications in WSNs
    Waqar Hussain, Tashfeen Khan, S. M. Zaidi
    (NIIT, National University of Science and Technology, Pakistan)

    3.
    An Overview of Quantum Cryptography for wireless networking Infrastructure
    Kashif H. Shaikh, Syed S. Hyder, M. Mubashir Khan
    (Nadirshaw Eduljee Dinshaw University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan)

    4.
    A Quantum Key Distribution Network through Single Mode Optical Fiber
    Muhammad M. Khan, Salahuddin Hyder, Mahmood K. Pathan,Kashif H. Sheikh
    (Nadirshaw Eduljee Dinshaw University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan)

    COLLABORATION GRIDS AND COMMUNITY NETWORKS

    1.
    ConferenceXP and Advanced Collaborative Scenarios
    Todd Needham
    (Microsoft Research, USA)

    2.
    Bring Reputation System to Social Network in the Maze P2P File-Sharing System
    Mao Yang, Yafei Dai, Xiaoming Li
    (CNDS Lab, School of EECS, Peking University, China)

    3.
    Collaborative Change Detection of DDoS Attacks on Community and ISP Networks
    Yu Chen, and Kai Hwang
    (University of Southern California, California, USA)

    4.
    The Collaborative Semantic Grid
    David De Roure, Jeremy Frey, Danius Michaelides, Kevin Page
    (School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, UK)

    5.
    Collaboration and Community Grids
    Geoffrey Fox
    (Community Grids Laboratory and School of Informatics, Indiana University, USA)