R. Scott Cost
R. Scott Cost

Research Assistant Professor

Alumnus, Ph.D. Alumnus

University of Maryland Baltimore County
Computer Science, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA

R. Scott Cost

Publications

2005

  1. T. Finin, J. Mayfield, C. Fink, A. Joshi, and R. S. Cost, "Information Retrieval and the Semantic Web", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on System Sciences, January 2005, 17057 downloads, 51 citations.

2004

  1. L. Ding, T. Finin, A. Joshi, R. Pan, R. S. Cost, Y. Peng, P. Reddivari, V. C. Doshi, and J. Sachs, "Swoogle: A Search and Metadata Engine for the Semantic Web", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Thirteenth ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management , November 2004, 29757 downloads, 467 citations.

2003

  1. S. Kallurkar, Y. Shi, R. S. Cost, C. Nicholas, A. Java, and e., "UMBC at TREC 12", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Twelfth Text Retrieval Conference, November 2003, 4623 downloads, 8 citations.
  2. Y. Zou, T. Finin, Y. Peng, A. Joshi, and R. S. Cost, "Agent Communication in DAML World", InBook, Innovative Concepts for Agent-Based Systems, January 2003, 1249 downloads.

2002

  1. T. Finin, A. Joshi, L. Kagal, O. V. Ratsimor, S. Avancha, V. Korolev, H. Chen, F. Perich, and R. S. Cost, "Intelligent Agents for Mobile and Embedded Devices", Article, International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems, December 2002, 3894 downloads, 17 citations.
  2. U. Shah, T. Finin, A. Joshi, J. Mayfield, and R. S. Cost, "Information retrieval on the semantic web", InProceedings, The ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, November 2002, 3341 downloads, 147 citations.
  3. S. Kumar, A. Kunjithapatham, M. Sheshagiri, T. Finin, A. Joshi, Y. Peng, and R. S. Cost, "A Personal Agent Application for the Semantic Web", InProceedings, AAAI 2002 Fall Symposium Series, November 2002, 3576 downloads, 14 citations.
  4. T. Finin, A. Joshi, L. Kagal, O. V. Ratsimor, S. Avancha, V. Korolev, H. Chen, F. Perich, and R. S. Cost, "Intelligent agents for mobile and embedded devices", Article, International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems, September 2002, 1584 downloads.
  5. L. Kagal, F. Perich, H. Chen, S. Tolia, Y. Zou, A. Joshi, Y. Peng, R. S. Cost, C. Nicholas, and T. Finin, "Agents Making Sense of the Semantic Web", InProceedings, Workshop on Radical Agent Concepts (WRAC): Innovative Concepts for Agent-Based Systems, January 2002, 4800 downloads, 9 citations.
  6. R. S. Cost, T. Finin, A. Joshi, Y. Peng, C. Nicholas, I. Soboroff, H. Chen, L. Kagal, F. Perich, Y. Zou, and S. Tolia, "ITtalks: A Case Study in the Semantic Web and DAML+OIL", Article, IEEE Intelligent Systems Special Issue, January 2002, 4580 downloads, 66 citations.

2001

  1. F. Perich, R. S. Cost, T. Finin, A. Joshi, Y. Peng, C. Nicholas, H. Chen, L. Kagal, Y. Zou, and S. Tolia, "ITTALKS: An Application of Agents in the Semantic Web", InProceedings, Engineering Societies in the Agents World (ESAW 2001), December 2001, 4734 downloads, 5 citations.
  2. R. S. Cost, T. Finin, S. Kallurkar, H. Majithia, C. Nicholas, Y. Shi, and I. Soboroff, "CARROT II: Collaborative Agent-based Routing and Retrieval of Text", TechReport, UMBC, September 2001, 74 downloads.
  3. R. S. Cost, T. Finin, A. Joshi, Y. Peng, C. Nicholas, H. Chen, L. Kagal, F. Perich, Y. Zou, and S. Tolia, "ITTALKS: A Case Study in the Semantic Web and DAML", InProceedings, International Semantic Web Working Symposium (SWWS 2001), July 2001, 4271 downloads, 18 citations.
  4. L. Kagal, T. Finin, R. S. Cost, and Y. Peng, "A Framework for Distributed Trust Management", InProceedings, Second Workshop on Norms and Institutions in multi-agent systems, May 2001, 3859 downloads, 1 citation.
  5. R. S. Cost, Y. K. Labrou, and T. Finin, "Coordinating agents using agent communication languages conversations", InBook, Coordination of Internet Agents: Models, Technologies, and Applications, March 2001, 92 downloads.

2000

  1. R. S. Cost, Y. Chen, T. Finin, Y. K. Labrou, and Y. Peng, "Using Colored Petri Nets for Conversation Modeling", InBook, Agent Communication Languages, September 2000, 5645 downloads, 77 citations.
  2. R. S. Cost, Y. K. Labrou, and T. Finin, "Agent Communication Languages and Agent Coordination", InBook, Coordination of Internet Agents: Models, Technologies and Applications, July 2000, 2605 downloads, 1 citation.

1999

  1. R. S. Cost, Y. K. Labrou, X. Luan, Y. Peng, I. Soboroff, J. Mayfield, A. Boughannam, and T. Finin, "An Agent-based Infrastructure for Enterprise Integration", InProceedings, Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Agent Systems and Applications, October 1999, 2303 downloads, 23 citations.
  2. Y. Peng, T. Finin, H. Chen, L. Wang, Y. K. Labrou, R. S. Cost, B. Chu, V. Cross, M. Russell, W. Tolone, A. Boughannam, and J. McCobb, "An Agent System for Application Initialization in an Integrated Manufacturing Environment", InProceedings, Proceedings of the 3rd. World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics and The 5th. Int'l Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis (SCI'99/ISAS'99), August 1999, 3008 downloads, 5 citations.
  3. R. S. Cost, "A framework for developing conversational agents", PhdThesis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, August 1999, 663 downloads.
  4. Y. Chen, Y. Peng, Y. K. Labrou, R. S. Cost, and T. Finin, "Negotiating agents for supply chain management", InProceedings, Proceedings of the AAAI Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Electronic Commerce, July 1999, 2912 downloads, 14 citations.
  5. Y. Chen, Y. Peng, T. Finin, Y. K. Labrou, and R. S. Cost, "Negotiating Agents for Supply Chain Management", InProceedings, AAAI Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Electronic Commerce, July 1999, 102 downloads.
  6. R. S. Cost, T. Finin, Y. K. Labrou, X. Luan, Y. Peng, I. Soboroff, J. Mayfield, and A. Boughannam, "Agent development with Jackal", InProceedings, Third annual conference on Autonomous Agents, May 1999, 1011 downloads.
  7. R. S. Cost, Y. Chen, T. Finin, Y. K. Labrou, and Y. Peng, "Modeling agent conversations with colored petri nets", InProceedings, Working notes of the Autonomous Agents '99 Workshop on Specifying and Implementing Conversation Policies, May 1999, 3331 downloads, 114 citations.
  8. Y. Peng, T. Finin, Y. K. Labrou, R. S. Cost, B. Chu, J. Long, J. Long, and A. Boughannam, "An agent-based approach for manufacturing integration: The CIIMPLEX experience", Article, Applied Artificial Intelligence, January 1999, 1288 downloads.

1998

  1. R. S. Cost, Y. K. Labrou, X. Luan, Y. Peng, I. Soboroff, J. Mayfield, A. Boughannam, and T. Finin, "Jackal: a Java-based Tool for Agent Development", InProceedings, Proceedings of the AAAI Workshop on Software Tools for Agent Development, July 1998, 9598 downloads, 61 citations.

1997

  1. R. S. Cost, T. Finin, J. Lakhani, E. Miller, C. Nicholas, and I. Soboroff, "Developing communicating software agents in Tcl", InProceedings, Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Tcl/Tk Workshop, August 1997, 63 downloads.
  2. R. S. Cost, I. Soboroff, J. Lakhani, T. Finin, and E. Miller, "TKQML: A Scripting Tool for Building Agents", InProceedings, 4th International conference on Agent Theories, Architectures, and Languages, July 1997, 986 downloads.