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    • A Critical Look at Critics in HTN Planning 

      Erol, Kutluhan; Hendler, Jim (1995-08-25)
      Detecting interactions and resolving conflicts is one of the key issues for generative planning systems. Hierarchical Task Network (HTN) planning systems use critics for this purpose. Critics have provided extra efficiency ...
    • A Message-Passing Control Structure For Text Understanding 

      Phillips, Brian; Hendler, Jim (1982-07-10)
      This paper describes an object-oriented, message-passing system for natural language text understanding. The application domain is the texts of Texas Instruments' patent descriptions. The object-oriented environment permits ...
    • A Method to Rank Nodes in an RDF Graph 

      Graves, Alvaro; Adali, Sibel; Hendler, Jim (2009-10-27)
      Despite the increasing popularity of RDF as a data representation method, there is no accepted measure of the importance of nodes in an RDF graph. Such a measure could be used to sort the nodes returned by a SPARQL query ...
    • A Play on Words: Using Cognitive Computing as a Basis for AI Solvers in Word Puzzles 

      Manzini, Thomas; Ellis, Simon; Hendler, Jim (Journal of Artificial General Intelligence, 2015-11-27)
      In this paper we offer a model, drawing inspiration from human cognition and based upon the pipeline developed for IBM’s Watson, which solves clues in a type of word puzzle called syllacrostics. We briefly discuss its ...
    • A Semantic Web Environment for Digital Shapes Understanding 

      Floriani, Leila; Hui, Annie; Papaleo, Laura; Huang, May; Hendler, Jim (2007-01-01)
      In the last few years, the volume of multimedia content available on the Web significantly increased. This led to the need for techniques to handle such data. In this context, we see a growing interest in considering the ...
    • A Survey of the Web Ontology Landscape 

      Wang, Taowei; Parsia, Bijan; Hendler, Jim (2006-11-09)
      We survey nearly 1300 OWL ontologies and RDFS schemas. The collection of statistical data allows us to perform analysis and report some trends. Though most of the documents are syntactically OWL Full, very few stay in OWL ...
    • Accuracy of Metrics for Inferring Trust and Reputation in Semantic Web-Based Social Networks 

      Golbeck, Jennifer; Hendler, Jim (2004-01-01)
      While most research on the topic of trust on the semantic web has focused largely on digital signatures, certificates, and authentication, more social notions of trust which are reputation-based are starting to gain ...
    • Adaptation of Plans via Annotation Verification 

      Kambhampati, Subbarao; Hendler, Jim (1988-06-03)
      The ability to adapt old plans to new situations is essential for a planning system. A perceived problem with the adaptation methods in traditional memory-based planning approaches has been the need for a strong domain ...
    • Amplify scientific discovery with artificial intelligence 

      Gil, Yolanda; Greaves, Mark; Hendler, Jim; Hirsh, Haym (Science Magazine, 2014-10-10)
      Technological innovations are penetrating all areas of science, making predominantly human activities a principal bottleneck in scientific progress while also making scientific advancement more subject to error and harder ...
    • An Ensemble Architecture for Learning Complex Problem-Solving Techniques from Demonstration 

      Zhang, Xiaoqin; Shrestha, Bhavesh; Yoon, Sungwook; Kambhampati, Subbarao; DiBona, Phillip; Guo, Jinhong; McFarlane, Daniel; Hofmann, Martin; Whitebread, Kenneth; Appling, Darren; Whitaker, Elizabeth; Trewhitt, Ethan; Ding, Li; Michaelis, James; McGuinness, Deborah; Hendler, Jim; Doppa, Janardhan; Parker, Charles; Dietterich, Thomas; Tadepalli, Prasad; Wong, Weng-Keen; Green, Derek; Rebguns, Anton; Spears, Diana; Kuter, Ugur; Levine, Geoff; DeJong, Gerald; MacTavish, Reid; Ontanon, Santiago; Radhakrishnan, Jainarayan; Ram, Ashwin; Mostafa, Hala; Zafar, Huzaifa; Zhang, Chongjie; Corkill, Daniel; Lesser, Victor; Song, Zhexuan (ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, 2012-09-01)
      We present a novel ensemble architecture for learning problem-solving techniques from a very small number of expert solutions and demonstrate its effectiveness in a complex real-world domain. The key feature of our ...
    • An Ensemble Architecture for Learning Complex Problem-Solving Techniques from Demonstration 

      Zhang, Xiaoqin; Shrestha, Bhavesh; Yoon, Sungwook; Kambhampati, Subbarao; DiBona, Phillip; Guo, Jinhong; McFarlane, Daniel; Hofmann, Martin; Whitebread, Kenneth; Appling, Darren; Whitaker, Elizabeth; Trewhitt, Ethan; Ding, Li; Michaelis, James; McGuinness, Deborah; Hendler, Jim; Doppa, Janardhan; Parker, Charles; Dietterich, Thomas; Tadepalli, Prasad; Wong, Weng-Keen; Green, Derek; Rebguns, Anton; Spears, Diana; Kuter, Ugur; Levine, Geoff; DeJong, Gerald; MacTavish, Reid; Ontanon, Santiago; Radhakrishnan, Jainarayan; Ram, Ashwin; Mostafa, Hala; Zafar, Huzaifa; Zhang, Chongjie; Corkill, Daniel; Lesser, Victor; Song, Zhexuan (Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, 2012-09-01)
      We present a novel ensemble architecture for learning problem-solving techniques from a very small number of expert solutions and demonstrate its effectiveness in a complex real-world domain. The key feature of our ...
    • An Ensemble Learning and Problem Solving Architecture for Airspace Management 

      Zhang, Xiaoqin; Yoon, Sungwook; DiBona, Phillip; Appling, Darren; Ding, Li; Doppa, Janardhan; Green, Derek; Guo, Jinhong; Kuter, Ugur; Levine, Geoff; MacTavish, Reid; McFarlane, Daniel; Michaelis, James; Mostafa, Hala; Ontanon, Santiago; Parker, Charles; Radhakrishnan, Jainarayan; Rebguns, Anton; Shrestha, Bhavesh; Song, Zhexuan; Trewhitt, Ethan; Zafar, Huzaifa; Zhang, Chongjie; Corkill, Daniel; DeJong, Gerald; Dietterich, Thomas; Kambhampati, Subbarao; Lesser, Victor; McGuinness, Deborah; Ram, Ashwin; Spears, Diana; Tadepalli, Prasad; Whitaker, Elizabeth; Wong, Weng-Keen; Hendler, Jim; Hofmann, Martin; Whitebread, Kenneth (Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, 2011-11-15)
      We present a novel ensemble architecture for learning problem-solving techniques from a very small number of expert solutions and demonstrate its effectiveness in a complex real-world domain. The key feature of our ...
    • Analyzing External Conditions to Improve the Efficiency of HTN Planning 

      Tsuneto, Reiko; Hendler, Jim; Nau, Dana (1998-07-30)
      One difficulty with existing theoretical work on HTN planning is that it does not address some of the planning constructs that are commonly used in HTN planners for practical applications. Although such constructs can make ...
    • Analyzing the AIR Language: A Semantic Web (Production) Rules Language 

      Hendler, Jim; Khandelwal, Ankesh; Bao, Jie; Kagal, Lalana; Jacobi, Ian; Ding, Li (2010-01-01)
      The Accountability In RDF (AIR) language is an N3-based, Semantic Web production rule language that supports nested activation of rules, negation, closed world reasoning, scoped contextualized reasoning, and explanation ...
    • Analyzing web access control policies 

      Kolovski, Vladimir; Hendler, Jim; Parsia, Bijan (2007-05-12)
      XACML has emerged as a popular access control language on the Web, but because of its rich expressiveness, it has proved difficult to analyze in an automated fashion. In this paper, we present a formalization of XACML using ...
    • Applying Multidimensional Navigation and Explanation in Semantic Dataset Summarization 

      Michaelis, James; McGuinness, Deborah; Chang, Cynthia; Luciano, Joanne; McCusker, Jamie; Hendler, Jim (2012-11-13)
    • Applying Ontology to the Web: A Case Study 

      Heflin, Jeff; Hendler, Jim; Luke, Sean (1999-01-01)
      This paper describes the use of Simple HTML Ontology Extensions (SHOE) in a real world internet application. SHOE allows authors to add semantic content to web pages and to relate this content to common ontologies that ...
    • Automatic Web Services Composition Using SHOP2 

      Wu, Dan; Sirin, Evren; Hendler, Jim; Nau, Dana; Parsia, Bijan (2003-05-24)
      Semantic markup of Web services will enable the automation of various kinds of tasks, including discovery, composition, and execution of Web services. We describe how an AI planning system (SHOP2) can be used with DAML-S ...
    • Automating DAML-S Web Services Composition Using SHOP2 

      Wu, Dan; Parsia, Bijan; Sirin, Evren; Hendler, Jim; Nau, Dana (2003-10-23)
      The DAML-S Process Model is designed to support the application of AI planning techniques to the automated composition of Web services. SHOP2 is an Hierarchical Task Network (HTN) planner well-suited for working with the ...
    • Can Semantic Web be Made to Flourish? 

      Wood, David; Masahide, Kanzaki; Bjelogrlic, Zavisa; Hendler, Jim; Hyland, Bernadette (2005-01-01)
      This panel's objective will be to discuss whether the Semantic Web can be made to grow in a "viral" manner, like the World Wide Web did in the early 1990s. The scope of the discussion will include efforts by the World Wide ...