Hsueh-Min Chang

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The environment is an important but overlooked piece in the construction of multiagent-based scenarios. Richness, believability and variety of scenarios are inseparable from the environment because every action and interaction of agents is based around the environment they are situated in. The prerequisite, however, is that agents must be able to understand(More)
Agent technologies have been successfully applied to craft believable characters in interactive scenarios. However, intelligent characters specialized for a controlled scenario with a predefined story are inadequate for open-ended scenarios. The key to deal with the open-endedness problem lies in the characters' ability to understand and analyze unexpected(More)
The form of improvisational drama allows participants to have their own choices to influence the ongoing story, and each play results in a different ending. However, authoring such story contents requires ad hoc scripting, and static story structures lose ingenuity once users hacked through them. Our purpose is to develop a toolkit for: (1) fast authoring(More)
We develop a framework for integrating bioinformatics tools based on Semantic Web technology. Specifications of abstract workflows are expressed in Business Process Execution Language for Web Services (BPEL4WS). A problem-solving agent is responsible for automatic analyzing and discovering the web services in the abstract workflows, and selecting among them(More)