International Journal on Intelligent Cooperative Information Systems (IJICIS)


The purpose of the International Journal on Intelligent Cooperative Information Systems (IJICIS) is to provide the forum within which both the AI and DBS research communities can come to understand the intricacies of intelligent cooperative work. The existence of this forum would contribute towards the evolution of ICIS, thereby leading to its appreciation by the wider computer science community and its integration into the next generation of computing systems.

IJICIS addresses a two-sided problem: how can the information systems technology of the future benefit from AI, and what can information technology offer to contemporary and future AI sys- tems. Specifically, the journal will provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and for the identification of the potential roles and nature of the emerging notion of ICIS. It will examine a wide spectrum of issues related to interdisciplinary research and development in ICIS. It will help assess the state-of-the- art and future prospects of ICIS.


IJICIS welcomes papers describing original ideas and new results on the foundations and role of intelligent and coopera- tive information systems. Methodology oriented or practical con- tributions, solid theoretical results, and empirical studies that are expected to have a potential impact on the emerging field of ICIS are also invited. Suggested topics include but are not lim- ited to:
  • Novel Architectures for ICIS,
  • Advanced Modeling and Reasoning Techniques for Intelligent Information Processing,
  • Knowledge Engineering Techniques in ICIS,
  • Higher Level Descriptive Programming Languages for ICIS,
  • Data/Knowledge Representation and Management Techniques for Coordinating Multiple Cooperating Agents,
  • Interoperability Issues in Distributed, Heterogeneous Knowledge Bases
  • Techniques for Cooperative Distributed Problem Solving,
  • Techniques for Partitioning and Composing Data and Knowledge,
  • Effective Techniques for Cooperative Problem Solving,
  • Active Decision Support Systems,
  • Cooperative User Interfaces for Problem Solving and Effective Decision Making.

    Please submit 5 copies of your paper to any Editor-in- Charge.

    Mike Papazoglou				Timos Sellis
    School of Information Systems		Department of Electrical Engineering
    Faculty of Information Technology	Division of Computer Science
    Queensland University of Technology	National Technical University of Athens
    GPO Box 2434				Zographou 157 73
    Brisbane. QLD 4001			Athens

    Articles are to be in English and typed double-spaced on one side of white A4 sized paper. Page 1 should contain the article title (not more than 15 words), author(s), affiliation(s), and the name and complete mailing address of the person to whom correspondence should be sent. Page 2 should contain a short abstract. References should be indicated in the text by numbers in square brackets and listed at the end of the paper by number in the order in which they are cited. All contributions will be acknowledged and refereed.


    Editors in Charge:

     Mike P. Papazoglou, Queensland University of Technology
     Timos K. Sellis, University of Maryland, USA

    Regional Editors:

     John G. Hughes, Univ. of Ulster, Ireland
     Yahiko Kambayashi, Kyoto Univ., Japan
     Matthew Morgenstern, Xerox Advanced Information Systems, USA

    Associate Editors:

     Bruce I. Blum, The Johns Hopkins University
     Alex Borgida, Rutgers Univ.
     Nick Bourbakis, IBM, San Jose
     Ronald Brachman, AT&T Bell Labs
     Michael Brodie, GTE Labs, USA
     Janis Bubenko, University of Stockholm
     Robert Colomb, CSIRO, Sydney
     Les Gasser, Univ. of Southern California
     Carl Hewitt, MIT
     Michael Huhns, MCC
     Richard Hull, Univ. of Southern California
     Sushil Jajodia, George Mason Univ.
     Matthias Jarke, RWTH Aachen
     Gail Kaiser, Columbia Univ.
     Dimitris Karagiannis, FAW Univ. of Ulm
     Masaru Kitsuregawa, Univ. of Tokyo
     Victor Lesser, Univ, of Massachusetts, Amherst
     Fred Lochovsky , Univ. of Toronto
     Vincent Lum, Naval Postgraduate School
     Ron Morrison, Univ. of St. Andrews
     John Mylopoulos, Univ. of Toronto
     Nick Roussopoulos, University of Maryland
     Robin B. Stanton, Australian National University
     Dennis Tsichritzis, Univ. of Geneva
     Patrick Valduriez, INRIA-France
     Norihiko Yoshida, Kyushu Univ.


    F. Manola, M. Brodie, D. Georgakopoulos, S. Heiler, M. Hornick:
    	"Distributed Object Management"
    D. Tsichritzis, O. Nierstratz, S. Gibbs: 
    	"Beyond Objects Again Objects"
    R. Motschnig-Pitrick, J. Mylopoulos: 	
    	"Classes and Instances"
    A. Borgida:
    	"From Types to Frames: Natural Semantics Specifications for
    	 Description Logics"
    M. Jarke, C. Maltzahn, T. Rose: 	
    	"Sharing Process: Teamwork Support in Design Repositories"
    M. P. Papazoglou, S. Laufmann, T. K. Sellis:
    	"An Organizational Framework  for Cooperating Intelligent
    	 Information Systems"
    C. C. Woo, F. H. Lochovsky:
    	"Knowledge Communication in Intelligent Information Systems"
    W. Kim, Y-J. Lee:
    	"On Supporting Triggers in Object-Oriented Database Systems"
    K. Huff, J. Mylopoulos:
    	 Summary of the Niagara-on-the-lake workshop on
    	"Developing Intelligent Information Systems: A Workshop Sumary"


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