Proceedings of InterSymp-2006: The 18th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics: Baden-Baden, Germany, August 8, 2006, pages 1-130. International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics and Society for Applied Systems Research.
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A very powerful new type of information systems technology is rapidly emerging, driven by government and commercial needs for expert decision-support and knowledge management. One very apparent result of this technology is increasingly intelligent software systems. Computer programs with collaborative agents that are capable of automatically reasoning about data and the dynamic changes in data that occur in real world decision-making situations are already in use by the military and are now transitioning to the commercial world.