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Infrastructure for web services that perform automated reasoning

Araghi, Amir (2006) Infrastructure for web services that perform automated reasoning. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2006: CEARC’06. University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, pp. 1-6.

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    Despite much research into Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Intelligent Agents (IA) over the past few
    years little 'intelligent' behaviour is displayed by modern computer systems. AI planning and intelligent
    systems are failing to be generally used. The intellectual abilities such as learning, analysing, problem
    solving, planning and abstracting are features that we do not entirely associate with today’s computer

    In AI we recognise that although machines are beginning to overtake the human brain in terms of
    sheer processing power and perhaps storage capacity, they still cannot approach the level of human
    intelligence in terms of general purpose cognitive capability. Part of the reason for this is that software
    technology that supports general intelligent processes is difficult to use, understand and maintain.

    With the advent of the Internet, the Web as we know it is an enormous collection of information stored
    in a variety of formats and held loosely together by hyperlinks. This is adequate for humans who are
    able to understand natural languages, but it is of no use if we want machines to be able to process as
    well as understand the information. To deal with this issue, the next Web generation promise to deliver
    Semantic Web Services; services that are self-described and amenable to automated discovery,
    composition and choreography. They can be utilised by application or other services without human
    assistant or protocols; where information is encoded according to well defined vocabularies, often
    known as Ontologies. In this research, we aim to create the infrastructure to enable intelligent software
    to be recast as semantic web services, and lead the way to “Service Oriented Intelligence” –
    distributed software intelligence using the Internet.

    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Automated Planning, Semantic Web, Web Services
    Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
    Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
    Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
    School of Computing and Engineering > Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference (CEARC)
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    Depositing User: Graham Stone
    Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2009 10:36
    Last Modified: 28 Jul 2010 19:32


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