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2020

Sakurai, E.; Kurashige, K.; Tsuruta, S.; Sakurai, Y; Knauf, R.; Damiani, E.; Kutics, A.; Frati, F.: Embodiment matters: toward culture-specific robotized counselling. Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments (2020) 6, pp. 129–139, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40860-020-00109-y

Batarseh, F.; Gonzalez, A.J.; Knauf, R.: Context-Assisted Test Cases Reduction for Cloud Validation. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3570307 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3570307, 2020.

2019

Kurashige, K.; Tsuruta, S.; Sakurai, E.; Sakurai, Y.; Knauf, R.; Damiani, E.; Kutics, A.: Robotized Counselor Evaluation using Linguistic Detection of Feeling Polarity Change. Proceedings of 2019 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI) in Xiamen, China, December 6-9 2019, ISBN 978-1-7281-2484-1, pp. 961-966, 2019.

Taniguchi, Y.; Kubota, Y.; Mizuno, Y.; Muranushi, T.; Muranushi, Y.-H.; Sakurai, Y.; Knauf, R.; Kutics, A.: Maintaining Diversity in an SVM integrated Case Based GA for Solar Flare Prediction. Proceedings of 2019 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI) in Xiamen, China, December 6-9 2019, ISBN 978-1-7281-2484-1, pp. 352-359, 2019.

Keita Arai, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Eriko Sakurai, Setsuo Tsuruta, Rainer Knauf: Visualization System for Analyzing Customer Comments in Marketing Research Support System. Proc. of the IEEE World Congress on Services, 2019, DOI: 10.1109/SERVICES.2019.00042, pp. 141-146.

Tsubasa Horii, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Eriko Sakurai, Setsuo Tsuruta, Rainer Knauf, Ernesto Damiani, Andrea Kutics: More General Evaluation of a Client-Centered Counseling Agent. Proc. of the IEEE World Congress on Services 2019, DOI: 10.1109/SERVICES.2019.00052, pp.190-196.

Alvarez, M.J.; Amaya, R.E.; Benko, K.A.; Martin, J.T.; Knauf, R.; Jantke, K.P.; Gonzalez, A.J.: Hello, Narratives: Character Development in Automated Narrative Generation. Proceedings of the 31st Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, ISBN 978-1-57735-805-3, Palo Alto: AAAI Press, pp. 264-269, 2019.

Sakurai, Y.; Ikegami, Y.; Sakai, M.; Fujikawa, H.; Tsuruta, S.; Gonzalez, A.J.; Sakurai, E.; Damiani, E.; Kutics, A.; Knauf, R.; Frati, F.: VICA, a visual counseling agent for emotional distress. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, ISSN: 1868-5137 (print version), ISSN: 1868-5145 (electronic version) DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s12652-019-01180-x, pp. 1–13, 2019.

2018

Taniguchi, Y.; Kubota, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Muranushi, T.; Hada-Muranushi, Y.; Mizuno, Y.; Kobashi, S.; Sakurai, Y.; Knauf, R.; Kutics, A.: A SVM integrated Case Based Learning Data GA for Solar Flare Prediction. Proc. of the 2018 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI 2018), IEEE Part Number: CFP18COI-USB, IEEE ISBN: 978-1-5386-9275-2, IEEE Conference Record #40388, pp. 2131 – 2138, 2018.

Sakurai, Y.; Ikegami, Y.; Sakai, M.; Fujikawa, H.; Gonzalez, A. J.; Sakurai, E.; Damiani, E.; Kutics, A.; Knauf, R.: Visual Counseling Agent and its Evaluation. Proc. of the 2018 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI 2018), IEEE Part Number: CFP18COI-USB, IEEE ISBN: 978-1-5386-9275-2, IEEE Conference Record #40388, p. 2286 – 2291, 2018.

Ikegami, Y.; Sakurai, Y.; Sakai, M.; Fujikawa, H.; Tsuruta, S.; Gonzalez, A.J.; Sakurai, E.; Damiani, E.; Kutics, A.; Knauf, R: A Visual Counseling Agent Avatar with Voice Conversation and Fuzzy Response. In 2018 World Automation Congress (WAC2018), ISBN 978-1-5323-7791-4,  2018 TSI Press, Inc, DOI: 10.23919/WAC.2018.8430301, pp. 22-27, 2018.

Kurashige, K.; Tsuruta, S.; Sakurai, E.; Sakurai, Y.; Knauf, R.; Damiani, E.; Kutics, A.: Counseling Robot Implementation and Evaluation, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2018), IEEE Catalog Number: CFP18SMC-USB, ISBN: 978-1-5386-6649-4, pp. 1712-1718, 2018.

Kazakova, V.A.; Hastings, L.; Posadas, A.; Gonzalez, L.C.; Knauf, R.; Jantke, K.P.; Gonzalez, A.J.: “Let Us Tell You a fAIble: Content Generation through Graph-Based Cognition”, Proc. of the 31st International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS-31), Palo Alto: AAAI Press, ISBN 978-1-57735-796-4 (printed proceedings, softcover), ISSN 2334-0762 (online), ISSN 2334-0754 (print), pp. 282-287, 2018.

2017

Ikegami, Y.; Sakurai, Y.; Damiani, E.; Knauf, R.; Tsuruta, S.: Flick: Japanese Input Method Editor using N-gram and Recurrent Neural Network Language Model based Predictive Text Input. Proc. of the 13th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2017), Jaipur, India, ISBN 978-1-5386-4283-2/17, DOI 10.1109/SITIS.2017.19, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society, pp. 50-55, 2017.

Kurashige, K.; Sakurai, E.; Knauf, R.; Tsuruta, S.; Sakurai, Y.; Damiani, E.: Design of Counseling Robot for Production by 3D Printer. Proc. of the 13th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2017), Jaipur, India, ISBN 978-1-5386-4283-2/17, DOI 10.1109/SITIS.2017.20, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society, pp. 56-62, 2017.

Ikegami, Y.; Knauf, R.; Damiani, E.; Tsuruta, S.; Sakurai, Y.: Clause Anaphora Resolution of Japanese Demonstrative Determiner by Ontology Extension using Distributed Expression of Words. Proc. of the 13th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2017), Jaipur, India, ISBN 978-1-5386-4283-2/17, DOI 10.1109/SITIS.2017.31, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society, pp. 129-136, 2017.

Y. Kubota, S. Tsuruta, T. Muranushi, Y. Hada-Muranushi Y. Sakurai, R. Knauf, E. Damiani: "Extending the SVM Integration with Case Based ReStarting GA to Predict Solar Flare", Proc. of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2017), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-5386-1644-4, pp. 1994-1999, 2017.

Y. Kubota, S. Tsuruta, S. Kobashi, Y. Sakurai, R. Knauf: "Evaluation of a Classification Method for MR Image Segmentation", Proc. of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2017), IEEE,  ISBN: 978-1-5386-1644-4, pp. 1581-1586, 2017.

K. Kurashige, S. Tsuruta, E. Sakurai, Y. Sakurai, R. Knauf, E. Damiani: "Context Respectful Counseling Agent integrated with Robot nodding for Dialog Promotion", Proc. of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2017), IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-5386-1644-4, pp. 1540-1545, 2017.

Knauf, R.: Knowledge Engineering of System Refinement – What We Learnt from Software Engineering. In: Nalepa, G. J.; Baumeister, J. (Eds.): Synergies Between Knowledge Engineering and Software Engineering. Springer Series on Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol. 626, Springer International Publishing AG 2018, ISSN 2194-5357, 2194-5365 (electronic), ISBN 978-3-319-64160-7, 978-3-319-64161-4 (eBook), pp. 93-105, 2017.

Wade, J.; Wong, J.; Waldor, M.; Pasqualin, L.; Jantke, K. P.; Knauf, R.; Gonzalez, A.: A Stochastic Approach to Character Growth in Automated Narrative Generation. Proc. of the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, Palo Alto: AAAI Press, ISBN 978-1-57735-787-2 (printed proceedings, softcover), ISSN 2334-0762 (online), ISSN 2334-0754 (print), pp. 152-157, 2017.

2016

Kawabe, T.; Yamamoto, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Knauf, R.: A Dictionary-Based Sentiment Classification Method Considering Subject-Predicate Relation. Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2016), Budapest, Hungary, ISBN 978-1-5090-1897-0/16, pp. 004217-004222, 2016.

Yamamoto, Y.; Itoh, D.; Tsuruta, S.; Muranushi, T.; Hada-Muranushi, Y.; Kobashi, S.; Mizuno, Y.; Knauf, R.: SVM integrated Case Based Restarting GA for further Improving Solar Flare Prediction. Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Budapest (SMC 2016), Hungary, ISBN 978-1-5090-1897-0/16, pp. 004716-004723, 2016.

Shinozaki, T.; Yamamoto, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Kurashige, K.; Knauf, R.: IoT-aware Context Respectful Counseling Agent. Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2016), Budapest, Hungary, ISBN 978-1-5090-1897-0/16, pp. 004729-004736, 2016.

Shinozaki, T.; Yamamoto, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Damiani, E.; Sakurai, Y.; Knauf, R.: Goal Aware Context Respectful Counseling Agent. Proc. of the 12th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2016), Naples, Italy, ISBN 978-1-5090-5698-9/16, DOI 10.1109/SITIS.2016.48, pp. 252-257, 2016.

Yamamoto, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Sakurai, Y.; Kobashi, S.; Knauf, R.: An Efficient Classification Method for Knee MR Image Segmentation. Proc. of the 12th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2016), Naples, Italy, ISBN 978-1-5090-5698-9/16, DOI 10.1109/SITIS.2016.15, pp. 36-41, 2016.

Yamamoto, Y.; Kawabe, T.; Tsuruta, S.; Damiani, E.; Yoshitaka, A.; Mizuno, Y.; Sakurai, Y.; Knauf, R.: Enhanced IoT-aware Online Shopping System. Proc. of the 12th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2016), Naples, Italy, ISBN 978-1-5090-5698-9/16, DOI 10.1109/SITIS.2016.14, pp. 31-35, 2016.

Yamamoto, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Muranushi, T.; Hada-Muranushi, Y.; Kobashi, S.; Mizuno, Y.; Knauf, R.: Solar Flare Prediction by SVM integrated GA. Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC) as part of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence 2016 (IEEE WCCI 2016), Vancouver, Canada, July 2016, part number CFP16ICE-USB, ISBN: 978-1-5090-0622-9, ISBN 978-1-5090-0623-6 (paper), pp. 4127-4134, 2016.

Shinozaki, T.; Yamamoto, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Damiani, E.; Knauf, R.: Highly Enhanced Context Respectful Counseling Agent. Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE) as part of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence 2016 (IEEE WCCI 2016), Vancouver, Canada, July 2016, part number CFP16FUZ-USB, ISBN: 978-1-5090-0625-0, ISBN 978-1-5090-0626-7 (paper), pp. 2174-2184, 2016.

2015

Yukiko Yamamoto, Takashi Kawabe, Setsuo Tsuruta, Ernesto Damiani, Atsuo Yoshitaka, Yoshiyuki Mizuno, Rainer Knauf: Towards Self-Organizing Internet of Things - Aware Systems for Online Sales. Proc. of the 11th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2015), Bangkok, Thailand, November, pp. 208-215, 2015.

Yukiko Yamamoto, Tetsuo Shinozaki, Setsuo Tsuruta, Ernesto Damiani, Rainer Knauf: Enhanced Context Respectful Counseling Agent. Proc. of the 11th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2015), Bangkok, Thailand, November, pp. 246-253, 2015.

Yukiko Yamamoto, Takashi Kawabe, Yuuki Kobayashi, Setsuo Tsuruta, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Rainer Knauf: A Refined Case Based Genetic Algorithm for Intelligent Route Optimization. Proc. of the 11th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2015), Bangkok, Thailand, November, pp. 698-704, 2015.

Yukiko Yamamoto, Setsuo Tsuruta, Takayuki Muranushi, Yuko Hada Muranushi, Syoji Kobashi, Yoshiyuki Mizuno, Rainer Knauf: Improvement of Sun Flare Prediction by SVM Integrated GA. Proc. of the 11th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2015), Bangkok, Thailand, November, pp. 719-724, 2015.

Fujikawa, H.; Yamaki, H.; Yamamoto, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Knauf, R.; Damiani, E.: Evaluation of Method for Multiplexing Communication Routes to Avoid Intentional Barriers. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Hong Kong, China, ISBN 978-1-4799-8697-2/15, DOI 10.1109/SMC.2015.151, pp. 815-820, 2015.

Shinozaki, T.; Yamamoto, Y.; Tsuruta, S; Knauf, R.: Validation of Context Respectful Counseling Agent. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Hong Kong, China, ISBN 978-1-4799-8697-2/15, DOI 10.1109/SMC.2015.151, pp. 993-998, 2015.

Kawabe, T.; Namihira, Y.; Suzuki, K.; Nara, M.; Yamamoto, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Knauf, R.: A Part-of-speech Based Sentiment Classification Method Considering Subject-Predicate Relation. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Hong Kong, China, ISBN 978-1-4799-8697-2/15, DOI 10.1109/SMC.2015.151, pp. 999-1004, 2015.

Kawabe, T.; Kobayashi, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Sakurai, Y.; Knauf, R.: Case Based Human Oriented Delivery Route Optimization. Obayashi, Poloni, Murata (Eds.): Proc. of the 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), ISBN 978-1-4799-7492-4, pp. 2368-2375, 2015.

Kawabe, T.; Namihira, Y.; Suzuki, K.; Nara, M.; Tsuruta, S.; Sakurai, Y.; Knauf, R.: Tweet Credibility Analysis by Improving Sentiment Dictionary. Obayashi, Poloni, Murata (Eds.): Proc. of the 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), ISBN 978-1-4799-7492-4, pp. 2354-2361, 2015.

2014

Kawabe, T., Suzuki, M.; Matsumaru, T.; Yamamoto, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Sakurai, Y.; Knauf, R.: Distributed GAs with case-based initial populations for real-time solution of combinatorial problems, Proc. of the 2014 IEEE Symposium on Evolving and Autonomous Learning Systems (EALS), pp. 95-101, 2014.

Kawabe, T.; Motomura, T.; Suzuki, M.; Yamamoto; Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Sakurai, Y.; Knauf, R.: A Case Based Approach for an Intelligent Route Optimization Technology, Proc. of the 10th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2014), Marrakech, Morocco, pp. 141--146, 2014.

Damiani, E.; Kazancigil, M. A.; Frati, F.; Birregah, B.; Knauf, R.; and Tsuruta, S.: Disaster Early Warning and Relief: A Human-Centered Approach. Chapter 9 of: Teodorescu, H.-N.; Kirschenbaum, A.; Cojocaru, S.; Bruderlein, C. (Eds.): Improving Disaster Resilience and Mitigation - IT Means and Tools. Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Improving Disaster Resilience and Mitigation – IT Means and Tools, November 2013, Library of Congress Control Number: 2014946610, ISBN 978-94-017-9138-0 (PB), ISBN 978-94-017-9135-9 (HB), ISBN 978-94-017-9136-6 (e-book), DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-9136-6, pp. 135-151, Doodrecht, The Netherlands: Springer, 2014.

Yamamoto, Y; Knauf, R.; Miyazawa, Y.; Tsuruta, S.: Increasing the Sensitivity of a Personalized Educational Data Mining Method for Curriculum Composition. G. Chen et al. (eds.), Emerging Issues in Smart Learning, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, Lecture Notes in Educational Technology, DOI 10.1007/978-3-662-44188-6_28, ISSN 2196-4963, ISSN 2196-4971 (electronic) ISBN 978-3-662-44187-9, ISBN 978-3-662-44188-6 (eBook), pp. 189-196, 2014.

Suzuki, M.; Matsumaru, T.; Tsuruta, S; Knauf, R.; Motomura, T.; Sakurai, Y.: A case based approach for an intelligent route optimization technology. Proc. of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO '14), New York: ACM press, ISBN 978-1-4503-2881-4, 978-1-4503-2662-9 (electronic version), pp. 1069-1072, 2014.

Suzuki, M.; Tsuruta, S.; Knauf, R.; Sakurai, Y.: Knowledge Acquisition Issues for Route Optimization by Evolutionary Computation. Proc. of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), ISBN 978-1-4799-1488-3, pp. 3252-3257, 2014.

2013

Kawabe, T.; Yamamoto, Y., Mizuno, Y.; Sakurai, Y.; Knauf, R.: An Adaptive System for Optimal Matches between Human Needs and Offers. Proc. of the 2013 International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems, Workshop on Adaptability and Personalization (AdaP 2013), IEEE Computer Society, Order Number E3211, BMS Part Number CFP1395D-ART, ISBN 978-1-4799-3211-5, DOI 10.1109/SITIS.2013.59, pp. 317-323, 2013.

Knauf, R.; Yamamoto, Y.; Sakurai, Y.; Kinshuk: Optimizing University Curricula through Correlation Analysis. Proc. of the 2013 International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems, Workshop on Adaptability and Personalization (AdaP 2013), IEEE Computer Society, Order Number E3211, BMS Part Number CFP1395D-ART, ISBN 978-1-4799-3211-5, DOI 10.1109/SITIS.2013.59, pp. 324-329, 2013.

Batarseh, Feras; Gonzalez, Avelino J.; Knauf, R.: Context-Assisted Test Cases Reduction for Cloud Validation, in Patrick Brezillon, Patrick Blackburn and Richard Dapoigny (Eds): Proc. of Modeling and Using Context - 8th International and Interdisciplinary Conference, CONTEXT 2013, Annecy, France, October 28 -31, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, volume 8175, 2013, ISBN 978-3-642-40971-4, pp. 288-301, 2013.

Suzuki, M.; Motomura, T.; Tsuruta, S.; Sakurai, Y., Knauf, R.: An Approach to Consider Diversity Issues from a Semantic Point of View. Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Manchester, UK, ISBN 978-1-4799-0652-9/13, DOI 10.1109/SMC.2013.292, pp. 1696-1701, 2013.

Knauf, R.; Suzuki, M.; Tsuruta, S.: Structural Diversity for Genetic Algorithms and its Use for Creating Individuals. Proc. of the 2013 IEEE Conference on Evolutionary Computation, vol. 1, ISBN 978-1-4799-0451-8, IEEE Catalog Number CFP13ICE-DVD, pp. 783-788, 2013.

Takada, K.; Miyazawa, Y.; Yamamoto, Y.; Imada, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Knauf, R.: Curriculum Optimization by Correlation Analysis and Its Validation. A. Holzinger and G. Pasi (Eds.): Human-Computer Interaction and Knowledge Discovery in Complex, Unstructured, Big Data, Special Session on Smart Learning Environments (SLE), LNCS 7947, Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer, ISSN 0302-9743, e-ISSN 1611-3349, ISBN 978-3-642-39145-3, e-ISBN 978-3-642-39146-0, pp. 311-318, 2013.

Tsuruta, S.; Knauf, R.; Dohi, S.; Kawabe, T.; Sakurai, Y.: "An Intelligent System for Modeling and Supporting Academic Educational Processes", chapter 19, in Aljeandro Penã Alaya (Ed.): Intelligent and Adaptive Educational-Learning Systems: Achievements and Trends, KES-Springer Verlag Book Series, ISBN-10: 3642301703, ISBN-13: 978-3-642-30170-4, pp. 469-496, 2013.

2012

Knauf, R.; Sakurai, Y.; Takada, K.; Tsuruta, S.: Personalized Data Mining for University Curricula.  Proc. of the 2nd International STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in Education Conference (STEM 2012), http://stem2012.bnu.edu.cn/data/long%20paper/stem2012_06.pdf, pp. 7-13, 2012.

Knauf, R.; Kinshuk, Sakurai, Y.; Tsuruta, S.: Educational Data Mining by Correlation Analysis. Proc. Of the 2nd International STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in Education Conference (STEM 2012), http://stem2012.bnu.edu.cn/data/short%20paper/stem2012_07.pdf, pp. 280-283, 2012.

Knauf, R.; Sakurai, Y.; Takada, K.; Tsuruta, S.: A Case Study on Using Personalized Data Mining for University Curricula. Proc. of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2012), Las Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society, ISBN 978-1-4673-1714-6, pp. 3045-3050, 2012.

Sakurai, Y.; Takada, K.; Tsuruta, S.; Knauf, R.: A Case Study on Using Data Mining for University Curricula. Proc. Of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2012), Rome, Italy, July 4-6, 2012}, ISBN 978-1-4673-1642-2, pp. 3-4, 2012.

Takada, K.; Sakurai, Y.; Kinshuk, Knauf, R.; Tsuruta, S.: Enriched Cyberspace Through Adaptive Multimedia Utilization for Dependable Remote Collaboration. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A 42(5), pp. 1026-1039, 2012

Sakurai, Y.; Takada, K.; Knauf, R.; Tsuruta, S.: A retrieval method adaptively reducing user's subjective impression gap. Multimedia Tools Appl. 59(1), pp. 25-40, 2012.

Jantke, K.P.; Knauf, R.: Taxonomic Concepts for Storyboarding Digital Games for Learning in Context. Proc. of 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2012), vol. 2, ISBN 978-989-8565-07-5, SciTePress 2012, pp. 401-409, 2012.

2011

Knauf, R.; Sakurai, Y.; Tsuruta, S.: A Data Mining Method to Optimize Individually Personalised Curricula in University Education. Proceedings of the International Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Sustaining Student-centric Higher Education: Embracing Diversity and Empowering Gen Y Learners, p. 33 (The little Black book of Abstracts), complete paper at http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg/tlhe/tlhe2011/papers/RainerKnauf-et-al.pdf (password to access: Tlhe2011NUS, 11 unnumbered pages), Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2011.

Sakurai, Y.; Takada, K.; Tsukamoto, N.; Onoyama, T.; Knauf, R.; Tsuruta, S.: Ensuring Diversity in a Backtrack and GA Optimization Method for Delivery Schedule. Proc. Of the 7th International Conference on Signal Image Technology and Internet Based Systems (SITIS 2011), Dijon, France, ISBN 978-0-7695-4635-3, pp. 201-208, 2011.

Sakurai, Y.; Takada, K.; Tsukamoto, N.; Onoyama, T.; Knauf, R.: A Simple Optimization Method based on Backtrack and GA for Delivery Schedule. Proc. of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation 2011 (CEC 2011), IEEE Catalog Number: CFP11ICE-CDR, ISBN: 978-1-4244-7833-0, pp. 2790-2797, 2011.

Sakurai, Y.; Knauf, R.; Kawabe, T.; Tsuruta, S.: Adaptive Kansei Search Method Using User's Subjective Criterion Deviation. International Journal of Computer Vision and Image Processing, vol. 1, number 1, pp. 14-26, 2011.

Sakurai, Y.; Takada, K.; Knauf, R.; Tsuruta, S.: "A Retrieval Method Adaptively Reducing User's Subjective Impression Gap", Multimedia Tools and Applications, ISSN 1380-7501 (Print) 1573-7721 (Online), doi:10.1007/s11042-010-0690-0, pp.1-16, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011, Multimed. Tools Appl., Springer, 2011.

Ciang, Feng-Kuang; Wuttke, Heinz-Dietrich, Knauf, Rainer; Sun, Chung-Shan; Tso, Tai-Cheng: Attitudes of German University Students towards the Integration of Innovation Information Technology. International Journal of Education, vol. 27, number 2, pp. 431-4466, 2011.

2010

R. Knauf, Y. Sakurai, S. Tsuruta: A Data Mining Method for the Optimization of Learning Processes. Proc. of the 6th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS' 2010), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ISBN: 978-0-7695-4319-2, pp.74-79, 2010.

Y. Sakurai, Kinshuk, K. Takada, T. Kawabe, R. Knauf, S. Tsuruta: Evaluation of Enriched Cyberspace for Adaptive Support of Remote Collaboration. Proc. of the 6th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS' 2010), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ISBN: 978-0-7695-4319-2, pp.225-232, 2010.

Y. Sakurai, K. Takada, N. Tsukamoto, T. Onoyama, R. Knauf, S. Tsuruta: Backtrack and Restart Genetic Algorithm to Optimize Delivery Schedule. Proc. of the 6th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS' 2010), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,  pISBN: 978-0-7695-4319-2, pp.85-92, 2010.

Knauf, R.; Sakurai, Y.; Tsuruta, S.: A Data Mining Method for the Optimization of Learning Processes. Proc. of the 2010 IRAST International Congress on Computer Applications and Computational Science (CACS 2010), Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-08-6846-8, pp. 77-80, 2010.

Knauf, R.; Sakurai, Y.; Takada, K.; Tsuruta, S.: Validation of a Data Mining Method for Optimal University Curricula. Proc. of the 55th International Scientific Colloquium, Ilmenau, Germany: Ilmenau University of Technology, ISBN: 978-3-938843-53-6, pp. 571-582, onlineversion: Proc. of the IWK 2010 workshops: International Workshop on Design, Evaluation and Refinement of Intelligent Systems (DERIS 2010) and the first International Workshop on Evolution Support for Model-Based Development and Testing (EMDT 2010),   http://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/Publications/CEUR-WS/Vol-646/, ISSN 1613-0073, pp. 43-48, 2010.

Batarseh, F.; Gonzalez, A.J.; Knauf, R.: Validation of Knowledge-Based Systems through CommonKADS. Proc. of the 55th International Scientific Colloquium, Ilmenau, Germany: Ilmenau University of Technology, ISBN: 978-3-938843-53-6, pp. 577-588, onlineversion: Proc. of the IWK 2010 workshops: International Workshop on Design, Evaluation and Refinement of Intelligent Systems (DERIS 2010) and the first International Workshop on Evolution Support for Model-Based Development and Testing (EMDT 2010),   http://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/Publications/CEUR-WS/Vol-646/, ISSN 1613-0073, pp. 13-18, 2010.

Gonzalez, A.J.; Knauf, R.; Jantke, K.P.: Composing Tactical Agents through Contextual Storyboards. Proc. of the 55th International Scientific Colloquium, Ilmenau, Germany: Ilmenau University of Technology,  ISBN: 978-3-938843-53-6, pp. 583-594, online version: Proc. of the IWK 2010 workshops: International Workshop on Design, Evaluation and Refinement of Intelligent Systems (DERIS 2010) and the first International Workshop on Evolution Support for Model-Based Development and Testing (EMDT 2010),   http://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/Publications/CEUR-WS/Vol-646/, ISSN 1613-0073, pp. 19-24, 2010.

Knauf, R.; Sakurai, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Takada, K.: Empirical Evaluation of a Data Mining Method for Success Chance Estimation of University Curricula, Proc. of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2010), IEEE Catalog Number CFP10SMC-CDR, ISBN 978-1-4244-6587-3, ISSN 1062-922X, pp. 1127-1133, 2010.

Sakurai, Y.; Takada, K., Tsukamoto, N.; Onoyama, T.; Knauf, R.: Inner Random Restart Genetic Algorithm to Optimize Delivery Schedule. Proc. of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2010), IEEE Catalog Number CFP10SMC-CDR, ISBN 978-1-4244-6587-3, ISSN 1062-922X, pp. 263-270, 2010.

Sakurai, Y.; Kawabe, T.; Sakai, T.; Takada, K.; Tsuruta, S.; Mizuno, Y.; Knauf, R.: A Sale Oriented Product Management Method for e-Commerce. Proc. of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2010), IEEE Catalog Number CFP10SMC-CDR, ISBN 978-1-4244-6587-3, ISSN 1062-922X,  Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 646-653, 2010.

Sakurai, Y.; Kinshuk; Takada, K.; Knauf, R.; Tsuruta, S.: Enriched Cyberspace through Adaptive Multimedia Utilization for Dependable Remote Collaboration, Proc. of International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (AINAW), Perth, Australia, FINA7, No.4, pp.61-67, 2010.

Knauf, R.; Sakurai, Y.; Takada, K.; Tsuruta, S.: Personalizing Learning Processes by Data Mining. Proc. of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2010), Sousse (Tunisia), ISBN 978-1-4244-7144-7, Las Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society, pp. 488-492, 2010.

Knauf, R.; Sakurai, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Jantke, K.P.: Modeling Didactic Knowledge by Storyboarding. Journal of Educational Computing Research, vol. 42, number 4 (2010), ISSN: 0735-6331 (Paper) 1541-4140 (Online), pp. 355-383, Baywood Publishing Company Inc., 2010.

2009

Rainer Knauf, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Setsuo Tsuruta: Personalization in Learning by Knowledge Engineering with Didactic Knowledge.Invited Plenary Talk. Proc. of the 7th Conference  on Computer Methods and Systems. Kraków, Poland: Oprogramowanie Nauko-Techniczne, ISBN 83-916420-5-4, pp. 3-11, 2009.

Sakurai, Y.; Knauf, R.; Tsuruta, S.: A Search Method that Can Dynamically Learn Users' Subjective Feeling. Proc. of the 5th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2009), Marrakech, Morocco, pp. 221-227, 2009.

Sakurai, Y.; Kinshuk; Graph, S.; Zarypolla, A.; Takada, K.; Knauf, R.; Tsuruta, S.: Proposal and Evaluation of Adaptive Multimedia Utilization Method for Reliable Web Based Collaboration. Proc. of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2009), Marrakech, Morocco, pp.385-392, 2009.

Chiang, F.-K.; Wuttke, H.-D.; Knauf, R.; Sun, C.-S.; Tso, T.-C.: Students' Attitudes toward Using Innovative Information Technology for Learning Based
on Theory of Planned Behavior.International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning. ISSN: 1867-5565 .Vol 2, No 4 (2009), pp. 9-14, 2009

Knauf, R.; Sakurai, Y.; Tsuruta, S.; Takada, K.; Dohi, S.: Personalized Curriculum Composition by Learner Profile Driven Data Mining.  Proc. of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2009), ISBN 978-1-4244- 2794-9, San Antonio, TX, USA, pp. 2137-2142, 2009.

Chiang, F.-K.; Sun, C.-S.; Tso, T.C.; Wuttke, H.-D.; Knauf, R.: Students' Attitudes toward to Use of Innovative Information Technology for Learning Based on the TPB Theory. Accepted paper. Proc. of the International Conference on e-Learning in the Workplace 2009 (ICELW 2009), June 10-12, 2009, Teachers Collage at Columbia University, New York, USA, 2009.

Knauf, R.; Sakurai, Y., Tsuruta, S.: Knowledge Engineering Techniques for Learning Processes. Proc. of the IFIP World Congress on Computers in Education (WCCE 2009), Bento Goncalves, Brazil, ISBN 978-3-901882-35-7, pp. 7-16, online at http://seer.ufrgs.br/index.php/InfEducTeoriaPratica/article/viewFile/12158/7167, Informática na Educação: teoria & prática, Porto Alegre, vol. 12, number 1, pp. 92-100, 2009.

Sakurai, Y., Dohi, S., Tsuruta, S., Knauf, R. : Modeling Academic Education Processes by Dynamic Storyboarding. Journal of Educational Technology & Society, vol. 12, ISSN 1436-4522 (online) and 1176-3647 (print), pp. 307-333, International Forum of Educational Technology & Society (IFETS), 2009.

Knauf, R.; Böck, R.; Sakurai, Y.; Tsuruta, S.: Knowledge Engineering with Didactic Knowledge - First Steps towards an Ultimate Goal. Proc. of 22th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2009 (FLAIRS-2009), May 2009, Sanibel Island, FL, USA, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, pp. 418-419, 2009.

Gaudl, S.; Jantke, K.-P.; Knauf, R.: In Search for the Human Factor in Rule Based Game AI: The GrinTu Evaluation and Refinement Approach. Proc. of 22th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2009 (FLAIRS-2009), May 1009, Sanibel Island, FL, USA, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, pp. 416-417, 2009.


Chiang, F.-K.; Wuttke, H.-D.; Knauf, R.: Design and Development of Students' Attitudes Questionnaire towards Innovative Information Technology for Learning", Proceeding of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE 2009). Charleston, South Carolina. VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), pp. 1786-1791, 2009.

2008

Chiang, F.K.; Wuttke, H.-D.; Knauf, R.: Information Technology forLearning: A European Students' Perspective. Proc. of  the World Conference on e-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education 2008 (E-Learn 2008), November 17-21, 2008, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), ISBN: 1-880094-66-5, pp. 2566-2572, 2008.

Chiang, F.K.; Knauf, R.; Tso, T.-C.: Analyzing the Students' Achievements of Taiwan Web-based Mathematics Competition by Data Mining. Proc. of  the World Conference on e-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education 2008 (E-Learn 2008), November 17-21, 2008, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing  in Education (AACE), ISBN: 1-880094-66-5, pp. 2560-2566, 2008.

Knauf, R.; Böck, R.; Sakurai, Y.; Dohi, S.; Tsuruta, S.: Knowledge Mining for Supporting Learning Processes. The 2008 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2008), Singapore, 2008, IEEE Catalog number CFP08SMC-USB, ISBN 978-1-4244-2384-2, Library of Congress: 2008903109, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, USA, pp. 2615-2621.

Ronald Böck, Rainer Knauf, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Setsuo Tsuruta : Methods for Path Evaluation in Dynamic Storyboards. Paloma Diaz, Kinshuk, Ignacio Aedo, Eduardo Mora (eds.): Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies 2008, Santander, Spain, 2008, ISBN 978-0-7695-3167-0, pp. 614-616

Knauf, R.; Sakurai, Y.; Tsuruta, S.: Applying Knowledge Engineering Methods to Didactic Knowledge - First Steps towards an Ultimate Goal. Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2008), International Joint Conference on Neuronal Networks (IJCNN 2008), Special Session on Computational Intelligence Approach for E-Learning, Hong Kong, 2008, IEEE Catalog Number CFP08IJS-CDR, ISBN 978-1-4244-1821-1, ISSN 1098-7576, pp. 38-45, 2008. Attending WCCI 2008 was supported by the German Research Fund (DFG).

Rainer Knauf, Ronald Böck, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Setsuo Tsuruta: A Priori Evaluation and Refinement of Curricula by Data Mining over Storyboards. Proc. of 21th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2008 (FLAIRS-2008), Miami, FL, USA, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, ISBN 978-1-57735-365-2, pp. 335-340, 2008.

Rainer Knauf, Horst Düsel: Towards Verification of Storyboards.
Proc. of 21th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2008 (FLAIRS-2008),
Miami, FL, USA, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, ISBN 978-1-57735-365-2, pp. 371-372, 2008.

2007

Rainer Knauf, Klaus P. Jantke: Studieren mit digitalen Spielen: Fallstudie Künstliche Intelligenz. Accepted Paper, Jantke / Fähnrich / Wittig (Eds.): "Digitale Spiele: Herausforderungen & Chance", Proc. of 15th Leipzig Informatic Days 2007 (LIT 2007), 7./8. Dezember 2007, Leipzig, Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI) - Proceedings, Series of the Gesellschaft fuer Informatik (GI), 2007.

Rainer Knauf, Ronald Böck, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Shinishi Dohi, Setsuo Tsuruta: Using Storyboarding and Data Mining to Estimate Success Chances of Curricula. Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2007), Cavoeiro, Portugal, IADIS Press, ISBN 978-972-8924-48-5, pp. 235-242, 2007.

Klaus P. Jantke, Stefan Kalkbrenner, Rainer Knauf: KIK - Introducing Artificial Intelligence to Children. In: Jantke, Kaschek, Tanaka (eds.): Perspectives of Intelligent System's Assistence 2007 (PISA 2007). Sapporo: Hokkaido University, Meme Media Laboratory, 2007

Knauf, Rainer: Compiling Experience into Knowledge. Proc. of 52. International Scientific Colloquium, vol. 1, ISBN 978-3-939473-17-6, pp. 113-118, 2007.

Knauf, Rainer; Tsuruta, Setsuo; Sakurai, Yoshitaka: Toward Knowledge Engineering with Didactic Knowledge. Proc. of 52. International Scientific Colloquium, vol. 1, ISBN 978-3-939473-17-6, pp. 119-125, 2007.

Rainer Knauf, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Setsuo Tsuruta: Toward Making Didactics a Subject of Knowledge Engineering. The 7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2007), Niigata (Japan), Las Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society, ISBN 0-7695-2916-X, pp. 788-792, 2007.

Rainer Knauf: Compiling Experience into Knowledge Proc. of 20th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2007 (FLAIRS-2007), Key West, FL, USA, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, pp. 550-551, 2007.

Rainer Knauf, Setsuo Tsuruta, Avelino J. Gonzalez: Towards Reducing Human Involvement in Validation of Knowledge-Based Systems. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part A: Systems and Humans, vol. 37, issue 1, ISSN 1083-4427, pp. 120-131, January 2007.

Rainer Knauf: The Engineering of Rule Base Refinement. Proc. of the International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2007. Hong Kong: Newswood Ltd.: International Association of Engineers (IAENG) Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science, ISBN 978-988-98671-4-0, volume 1, pp. 19-24, 2007. , attending ICAIA 2007 in Hong Kong is supported by the German Research Fund (DFG)

2006

Knauf, Rainer: Storyboarding -An AI Technology to Represent, Process, Evaluate, and Refine Didactic Knowledge. Jantke & Kreuzberger (eds.): Knowledge Media Technologies. First Core-to-Core Workshop. Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, 2006, TU Ilmenau, ISSN 1617-9048, pp. 170-179, 2006.

Christine Mueller, Matthias Kaiser, Rainer Knauf: Utilizing AI technologies for Intelligent user Interface Behavior.29th Annual German Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2nd Workshop Knowledge and Software Engineering (KESE 2006) ISBN 3-88722-665-8, pp. 3-13.

Klaus P. Jantke, Rainer Knauf, Avelino J. Gonzalez: Storyboarding for Playful Learning. Thomas C. Reeves and Shirley F. Yamashita (Eds.): Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (E-Learn 2006), October 13-17, 2006, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), ISBN: 1-880094-60-6, pp. 3174-3182, 2006 Attending e-Learn 2006 in Honolulu has been supported by the German Research Fund (DFG)

Shinichi Dohi, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Setsuo Tsuruta, Rainer Knauf: Managing Academic Education through Dynamic Storyboarding. Thomas C. Reeves and Shirley F. Yamashita: Proc. of  the World Conference on e-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education 2006 (E-Learn 2006), October 13-17, 2006, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), ISBN: 1-880094-60-6, pp. 1611-1619, 2006. Attending e-Learn 2006 in Honolulu has been supported by the German Research Fund (DFG)

Shinichi Dohi, Shogo Nakamura, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Setsuo Tsuruta, Rainer Knauf: Dynamic Learning Need Reflection System for Academic Education and it’s Applicability to Intelligent Agents. Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Kerkade, the Netherlands, pp. 459-463, ISBN 0-7695-2632-2,Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society, 2006.


Rainer Knauf, Setsuo Tsuruta: Refinement of Validation Experience Models. Proc. of 4th International Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Technology. Session on Knowledge Evolution. Amman, (Jordan), April 2006, vol. 3, pp. 375-385, Amman: Applied Science Private University, ISBN: 9957 - 8592 - 0 -X , 2006

Rainer Knauf; Setsuo Tsuruta: A Case-Based Approach to Explore Validation Expertise. Proc. of 19th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2006 (FLAIRS-2006), Melbourne, FL, USA, Menlo Park, ISBN 978-1-57735-261-7, CA: AAAI Press, pp. 414-419, 2006.

2005

Knauf, R.: The Engineering of System Refinement or: What AI Learnt from Software Engineering. 28th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI-2005), Workshop on Knowledge Engineering and Software Engineering, Koblenz, Germany, 2005. Universität Koblenz-Landau, Fachberichte Informatik, ISSN 1860-4471, pp. 59-70, 2005. Here you can download Rainer's presentation slides

Kelbassa, H.-W.; Knauf, R.: A Process Approach to Rule Base Validation and Refinement. 28th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI-2005), Workshop on Knowledge Engineering and Software Engineering, Koblenz, Germany, 2005. Universität Koblenz-Landau, Fachberichte Informatik, ISSN 1860-4471, pp. 25-36, 2005. Here you can download Rainer's presentation slides

Rainer Knauf, Setsuo Tsuruta, Avelino J. Gonzalez: Overcoming  Human Weaknesses in Validation of Knowledge-Based Systems. Jantke / Fähnrich / Wittig (Eds.): Marktplatz Internet: Von e-Learning bis e-Payment. 13th Leipzig Informatic Days 2005 (LIT 2005), Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI) - Proceedings, Series of the Gesellschaft fuer Informatik (GI), vol. P-72, ISBN 3-88579-401-2, ISSN 1617-5468, pp. 254-263

Rainer Knauf: Human Expertise in Fault Detection and Adjustment: An Empirical Case Study. Research report. 48th meeting of WG 10.4 (Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance) of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), Hakone, Japan, July 2005.

Rainer Knauf; Setsuo Tsuruta; Avelino J. Gonzalez: Towards Reducing Human Involvement in Validation of Knowledge-Based Ssystems. Proc. of the XIIIth Conference on Knowledge Acquisition and Management (KAM 2005), Karpacz, Poland, Scientific Papers of Wroclaw University of Economics, No. 1064: Knowledge Acquisition and Management, ISSN 0342-8445, Wroclaw, Poland: Publishing Co. Wroclaw University of Economics, pp. 108-112, 2005. 

Joachim Baumeister; Rainer Knauf; Frank Puppe: Semi-Automatic Generation of Test Cases by Case Morphing. Proc. of 18th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2005 (FLAIRS-2005), Clearwater Beach, FL, USA, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, pp. 814-815, 2005.

Rainer Knauf; Setsuo Tsuruta; Avelino J. Gonzalez: Towards Modeling Human Expertise: An Empirical Case Study. Proc. of 18th International   Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2005 (FLAIRS-2005), Clearwater Beach, FL, USA, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, pp. 232-237, 2005. here you can download Rainer's presentation slides

Rainer Knauf; Klaus P. Jantke: Towards an Evaluation of (e-) Learning Systems. Proc. of 18th International   Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2005 (FLAIRS-2005), Clearwater Beach, FL, USA, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, p. 226-231, 2005. here you can download Rainer's presentation slides

Jantke, Klaus P.;Knauf, R.:  Didactic Design though Storyboarding:Standard Concepts for Standard Tools. Proc of the 4th International Symposium on Information and Communication Technologies (ISICT) Workshop on Dissemination of e-Learning Technologies and Applications, Cape Town, South Africa, January 2005, pp. 20-25. New York: ACM Press, ISBN 0-9544145-6-X, 2005. here you can download the paper here you can download Rainer's presentation slides Attending ISICT 2006 in Cape Town has been supported by the German Research Fund (DFG)

2004

Knauf, R.; Spreeuwenberg, S.; Jendreck, M.:  A Step out of the Ivory Tower: Experiences with Adapting a Test Case Generation Idea to Business Rules.
Verbrugge, Taatgen and Schomaker (eds.): Proc. of the 16th Belgian-Dutch Conference on Artificial Intelligence (BNAIC'04), October 21/22, Groningen,
The Netherlands, ISSN 1568-7805, pp. 315/316, 2004.

Knauf, R.; Tsuruta,S.; Uehara,K.; Onoyama, T; Kurbad,T.:  Validation Knowledge Bases and Validation Expert Software Agents: Models of Collective and Individual Human Expertise. Technical Report # 01/04. Tokyo Denki University, School of Information Environment, Chiba New Town, Japan.
here you can download the report

Knauf, R.; Tsuruta,S.; Ihara,H.; Kurbad,T.:  Validating a Validation Technology: Towards a Prototype Validation Experiment. Invited talk. 45th meeting of WG 10.4 (Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance) of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), Moorea Island (French Polynesia), pp. 129-164, 2004.

Tsuruta,S.; Ihara,H.; Ooba,H.; Knauf, R.:  Open Source Based System for Developing Dependable Systems. Research report. 45th meeting of WG 10.4 (Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance) of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), Moorea Island (French Polynesia), pp. 215-225, 2004.

Knauf, R.; Tsuruta,S.; Ihara,H.; Gonzalez, A.J.; Kurbad,T.:  Improving AI Systems' Dependability by Utilizing Historical Knowledge. 10th International Symposium Pacific Rim Dependable Computing, Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia, March 3-5, pp. 343-352, IEEE Computer Society Press, 2004.

Knauf, R.; Tsuruta,S.; Uehara,K.; Onoyama, T; Kurbad,T.:  The Power of Experience: On the Usefulness of Validation Knowledge. V. Barr & Z. Markov (eds.): Proc. of 17th International   Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2004 (FLAIRS-2004), Miami Beach, FL, USA, pp. 337-342,  ISBN 1-57735-201-7, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, 2004.
here you can download Rainer's presentation slides.

Knauf, R.; Spreeuwenberg, S.; Gerrits, R.; Jendreck, M.:  A Step out of the Ivory Tower: Experiences with Adapting a Test Case Generation Idea to Business Rules. V. Barr & Z. Markov (eds.): Proc. of 17th International   Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2004 (FLAIRS-2004), Miami Beach, FL, USA, pp. 343-348, ISBN 1-57735-201-7, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, 2004.
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Knauf, R.; Tsuruta,S.; Gonzalez, A.J.:  A Models of Collective and Individual Human Expertise. Proc. of 49th International Colloquium, vol. 2, pp. 352-359, ISBN 3-8322-2824-1, Aachen: Shaker, 2004.
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2003

Knauf, R.; Gonzalez, A.J.; Tsuruta, S.:  Utilizing Validation Experience for System  Validation. I. Russell & S. Haller (eds.): Proc. of 16th International   Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2003 (FLAIRS 2003), St. Augustine, FL, USA, pp. 223-227, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, 2003.
here you can download the paper
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Kelbassa, H.-W.; Knauf, R.: The Rule Retranslation Problem and the Validation Interface. I. Russell & S. Haller (eds.): Proc. of 16th International   Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2003 (FLAIRS 2003), St. Augustine, FL, USA, pp. 213-217, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, 2003.
here you can download the paper
here you can download Rainer Knauf's presentation slides

2002

Harmon, S.Y.; Hoffmann, C.W.D.; Gonzalez, Avelino J.; Knauf, Rainer; Barr, V.B.:  "Validation of Human Behavior Representations," B3 paper (pp. 1-34)  in Proceedings of Workshop on Foundations for Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Verification and Validation (V&V) in the 21st Century,Pace, D. K. (editor), Society of Modeling and Simulation (SCS), San Diego, CA, CD-ROM (2002). ISBN 1-56555-256-3

Knauf, Rainer; Gonzalez, Avelino J.; Abel, T.: A Framework for Validation of Rule-Based Systems. In: IEEE Transactions of Systems, Man and  Cybernetics - Part B: Cybernetics, Volume 32, No. 3, June 2002, pp. 281-295, 2002

Knauf, Rainer; Philippow, Ilka; Gonzalez, Avelino J.; Jantke, Klaus P.; Salecker, Dirk: System Refinement in Practice – Using a formal Method to Modify Real-Life Knowledge. S. Haller & G. Simmons (eds.):  Proc. of 15th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2002 Society (FLAIRS-2002), Pensacola, FL, USA, May 14-16, 2002,  pp. 216-220, Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, 2002

2001

Knauf, Rainer; Gonzalez, Avelino J.; Jantke, Klaus P.:

The Character of Human Behavior Representation and its Impact on the Validation Issue. I. Russell & J. Kohlen (eds.): Proc. of the 14th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2001 (FLAIRS-2001), Key West, FL, USA, May 21-23, 2001, pp. 635-639,Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, 2001

2000

Knauf, Rainer; Gonzalez, Avelino J.; Jantke, Klaus P.: Towards for Validation of Rule-Based-Systems – the Loop is Closed. Proc. Of the 13th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 2000 (FLAIRS-2000), Orlando, FL, USA, May 22-24, 2000, pp. 331-335,Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press, 2000

Gonzalez, Avelino, J.; Murillo, M. ; Knauf, Rainer: Validating Human Behavior Models. Heinrich Kern (ed): Proc. Of 45th International Scientific Colloquium, pp. 751-756, Ilmenau Technical University, 2000

Gonzalez, Avelino J.; Knauf, Rainer : On the Complete Validation and Verification of Case-Based Reasoning Systems. Heinrich Kern (ed): Proc. Of 45th International Scientific Colloquium, pp. 757-762, Ilmenau Technical University, 2000

Knauf, Rainer; Philippow, Ilka; Gonzalez, Avelino J.; Jantke, Klaus P.: The Control Issue of AI Systems – Considering the Evolution of Rule-Based systems from a Cybernetic's Point of View. Heinrich Kern (ed): Proc. Of 45th International Scientific Colloquium, pp. 763-768, Ilmenau Technical University, 2000

Knauf, Rainer: Validating Rule-Based Systems: A Complete Methodology. Rainer Knauf. Aachen: Shaker, 2000 (Berichte aus der Informatik) Zugl.: Ilmenau, Technische Universitaet, Habilitationsschrift, ISBN 3-8265-8293-4, 2000

Das Buch: Rainer Knauf Validating Rule-Based Systems  ISBN 3-8265-8293-4) wurde im Shaker Verlag veröffentlicht.

Knauf, Rainer; Philippow, Ilka; Gonzalez, Avelino J.: Towards Validation and Refinement of Rule-Based Systems. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, ISSN 0952-813X, vol. 12, number 4, pp. 421-431, London: Taylor & Francis, 2000

1999

Knauf, Rainer; Gonzalez, Avelino J.; Jantke, Klaus P.: Validation of rule-based AI: A complete methodology. In: Tanie Kazuo (ed.):Proc. of the 1999 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC'99), Tokyo, Japan, October 12-15, 1999, vol. 2 of CD, pp. V-744- V-749. IEEE - Catalog Number 99CH37028C, ISBN 0-7803-5734-5, 1999.

Knauf, Rainer; Gonzalez, Avelino J.; Jantke, Klaus P.: Towards Validation of Case-Based Systems. In: Amruth N. Kumar and Ingrid Russell (eds): Proc. Of the 12th International Florida Artificial Intelligence  Research Society Conference 1999 (FLAIRS-99), Orlando, FL, USA, May 3-5, 1999, pp. 516-520, Florida Research Society, 1999

Salecker, Dirk; Knauf, Rainer: Validation Manager: A Tool for AI Systems Evaluation by A Turing Test-Like Methodology. In: Amruth N. Kumar and Ingrid Russell (eds): Proc. Of the 12th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference 1999 (FLAIRS 99), Orlando, FL, USA, May 3-5, 1999, pp. 531-535, Florida Research Society, 1999

1998

Knauf, Rainer; Abel, Thomas; Jantke, Klaus P; Gonzalez, Avelino J.: A Framework for Validation of Knowledge Based Systems. Gunter Grieser, Hans-Rainer Beick and Klaus P. Jantke (eds): Proc. Of the Int. Workshop on Aspects of Intelligent Systems Validation, Ilmenau, Germany, January 1998, Technical Report MEME-MMM-98-2, Hokkaido University, Meme Media Laboratory, pp. 1-19, Sapporo, Japan, 1998

Knauf, Rainer, Jantke, Klaus P.; Gonzalez, Avelino J.; Philippow, Ilka: Fundamental Considerations of Competence Assessment for Validation. In: Diane J. Cook (ed): Proc. Of 11th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium 1998 (FLAIRS-98), Sanibel Island, FL, USA, May 18-20, 1998, pp. 457-461, Florida Research Society, 1998

Michaels, Jan-Eike; Abel, Thomas; Knauf, Rainer; Gonzalez, Avelino, J. Investigating the Validity of a Test Case Selection Methodology for Expert System Validation. In: Diane J. Cook (ed): Proc. of 11th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium 1998 (FLAIRS-98), Sanibel Island, FL, USA, May 18-20, 1998, pp. 462-466, Florida, Research Society, 1998

Herrmann, Jörg; Jantke, Klaus P.; Knauf, Rainer: Variants of Validity and their Impact on the Overall Test Space. In: Diane J. Cook (ed): Proc. of 11th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium 1998 (FLAIRS-98), Sanibel Island, FL, USA, May 18-20, 1998, pp. 472-477, Florida Research Society, 1998

Knauf, Rainer; Gonzalez, Avelino J.: Validation of Rule-Based and Case-Based Systems: What's Common and What Should be Different. Hans-Rainer Beick and Klaus P. Jantke (eds): Proc. of an Int. Workshop on Future Trends in Intelligent Systems Validation. Sapporo, Japan, September 1998, Technical Report MEME-MMM-98-5, Hokkaido University, Meme Media Laboratory, pp. 25-40, Sapporo, Japan, September 1998

1997

Jantke, Klaus P.; Abel, Thomas; Knauf, Rainer: Fundamentals of a Turing Test Approach to Validation. Hokkaido University, Meme Media Laboratory, Intelligent Meme Report MEME-IMP-1/1997, Sapporo, Japan, Febr. 1997

Jantke, Klaus P.; Knauf, Rainer; Abel, Thomas: A Turing Test Scenario to Estimate an AI System's Validity. Kyushu University 33, Dep. of Informatics, Fukuoka 812-81, Japan, Techn. Report DOI-TR-133, 1997

Herrmann, Jörg; Jantke, Klaus P.; Knauf, Rainer: Using Structural Knowledge for System Validation. In: Douglas D. Dankel (ed): Proc. of 10th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium + 1997 (FLAIRS-97), Daytona Beach, FL, USA, May 11-14, 1997, pp. 82-86, Florida Research Society, 1997

Knauf, Rainer; Gonzalez, Avelino, J.; Philippow, Ilka: Towards an Assessment of an AI System's Validity by a Turing Test. In: Douglas D. Dankel (ed): Proc. of 10th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium 1997 (FLAIRS-97), Daytona Beach, FL, USA, May 11-14, 1997, pp. 397-401, Florida Research Society, 1997

Jantke, Klaus P.; Knauf, Rainer; Abel, Thomas: The Turing Test Approach to Vaidation. Takao Terano (ed): 15th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IJCAI 97, Workshop W32, Validation, Verification & Refinement of AI Systems & Subsystems, August 1997, Nagoya, Japan, pp. 35-45, 1997

Herrmann, Jörg; Jantke, Klaus P.; Knauf, Rainer: Towards Cost Driven System Validation. Wolfgang Gens (ed): Proc. of 42nd International  Scientific Colloquium, vol. 2, pp. 41-46, Ilmenau Technical University, 1997

Herrmann, Jörg; Jantke, Klaus P.; Knauf, Rainer: Towards Using Structural Knowledge for System Validation. Technical Report Meme-IMP-2/1997, Hokkaido University, Meme Media Laboratory, Sapporo, Japan, 1997

Knauf, Rainer; Gonzalez, Avelino J.: Estimating an AI System's validity by a TURING Test. Wolfgang Gens (ed): Proc. 42nd International Scientific Colloquium, vol. 2, pp. 65-70, Ilmenau University of Technology, 1997

Knauf, Rainer; Jantke, Klaus P.; Abel, Thomas; Philippow, Ilka: Fundamentals of a TURING Test Approach to Vaidation of AI Systems. Wolfgang Gens (ed): Proc. 42nd Interntional Scientific Colloquium, vol. 2, pp. 59-64, Ilmenau University of Technology, 1997

Jantke, Klaus P.; Knauf, Rainer; Stephan, Andreas: Validation von Anwendungssoftware: Von der Forschung zum Marktfaktor. (eingeladener Hauptvortrag) Wolfgang Wittig und Gunter Grieser (eds): LIT-97, Proc. 5. Leipziger Informatik-Tage, Leipzig, 25./26. September 1997, pp. 41-61, Forschungsinstitut für InformationsTechnologien Leipzig e.V., 1997

Knauf, Rainer; Gonzalez, Avelino J.: A Turing Test Approach to Intelligent System Validation. Wolfgang Wittig und Gunter Grieser (eds): LIT-97, Proc. 5. Leipziger Informatik-Tage, Leipzig, 25./26. September 1997, pp. 71-76, Forschungsinstitut für InformationsTechnologien Leipzig e.V., 1997

1996

Abel, Thomas; Knauf, Rainer; Gonzalez, Avelino J.: Generation of a Minimal Set of Test Cases that is Functionally Equivalent to an Exhaustive Set, for Use in Knowledge-Based System Validation. Proc. of 9th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Symposium 1996 (FLAIRS-96), Key West, FL, USA, 1996, pp. 280-284, 1996

Knauf, Rainer; Philippow, Ilka: Ein Turing Test zur Validitätsabschätzung von KI-Systemen. Proc. der 4. Leipziger Informatik-Tage, Jantke/Grieser (Hrsg.), pp. 147-152, 1996

1993

Knauf, Rainer: Logische Programmierung und Wissensbasierte Systeme – eine Einführung. Lehrbuch, Aachen: Shaker, 244 S, 45 Abb, ISBN 3-86111-310-4, 1993

Das Buch:Rainer Knauf, Logische Programmierung und wissensbasierte Systeme ISBN 3-86111-310-4) wurde im Shaker Verlag veröffentlicht.

1990

Knauf, Rainer:

Ein Beitrag zur Anwendung der Logischen Programmierung beim Entwurf wissensverarbeitender Systeme für diagnostische Aufgaben. Dissertation, Fakultät für Technische Wissenschaften der TH Ilmenau, 1990