Best Refereed Papers

The following have been selected by the conference programme committees as the best 6 refereed papers in each stream at AI-2004. They will be reprinted in a special issue of the international journal Knowledge Based Systems.


Technical Stream

Best Refereed Technical Paper (sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Laboratories)
Extracting Finite Structure from Infinite Language
T. McQueen, A. A. Hopgood, T. J. Allen and J. A. Tepper, School of Computing & Informatics, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Incremental Critiquing
James Reilly, Kevin McCarthy, Lorraine McGinty and Barry Smyth, Department of Computer Science, University College Dublin, Ireland

Exploiting Causal Independence in Large Bayesian Networks
Rasa Jurgelenaite and Peter Lucas, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Resource Allocation in Communication Networks Using Market-Based Agents
Nadim Haque, Nicholas R. Jennings and Luc Moreau, School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

Support Vector Machines of Interval-based Features for Time Series Classification
Juan Jose Rodriguez, Universidad de Burgos, Spain and Carlos J. Alonso2, Departamento de Informatica, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

Reasoning with Geometric Information in Digital Space
Passent El-Kafrawy and Robert McCartney, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, USA


Application Stream

Best Refereed Application Paper (sponsored by the Department of Trade and Industry)
A Case-Based Technique for Tracking Concept Drift in Spam Filtering
Sarah Jane Delany, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, Pádraig Cunningham, Alexey Tsymbal, and Lorcan Coyle, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Studying Continuous Improvement from a Knowledge Perspective
Dr. S. Davison, Mimica Limited, UK, Dr. J. L. Gordon, Applied Knowledge Research Institute, UK, and John A. Robinson, BAE Systems, UK

Modelling Expertise for Structure Elucidation in Organic Chemistry Using Bayesian Networks
Michaela Hohenner, Sven Wachsmuth, Gerhard Sagerer, Bielefeld University, Germany

An Improved Genetic Programming Technique for the Classification of Raman Spectra
Kenneth Hennessy, Michael G. Madden, Jennifer Conroy, and Alan G. Ryder, National University of Ireland, Ireland

A Model-Based Approach to Robot Fault Diagnosis
Honghai Liu and George M. Coghill, University of Aberdeen, UK

Story Plot Generation Based on CBR
Pablo Gervás, Belén Díaz-Agudo, Federico Peinado, and Raquel Hervás, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain