By Andrea Ferrara, Paolo Liberatore, Marco Schaerf (auth.), Stefania Bandini, Sara Manzoni (eds.)
This quantity collects the papers chosen for presentation on the IX Congress of the Italian organization for Arti?cial Intelligence (AI*IA), held in Milan on the collage of Milano–Bicocca (September 21–23, 2005). at the one hand this congress maintains the culture of AI*IA in organizing its biannual s- enti?c assembly from 1989; nonetheless, this version is a landmark within the involvement of the foreign group of arti?cial intelligence (AI), without delay related to a vast variety of specialists from numerous nations within the P- gramCommittee. Moreover,the abnormal nature of scienti?c researchin arti?cial intelligence (which is intrinsically foreign) and a number of other consolidated int- nationwide collaborations in tasks and mobility courses allowed the gathering and choice of papers from many di?erent international locations, everywhere in the global, enlarging the visibility of the Italian contribution inside this study ?eld. Arti?cial intelligence is at the present time a transforming into advanced set of conceptual, theor- ical, methodological, and technological frameworks, o?ering leading edge com- tational ideas within the layout and improvement of computer-based structures. inside of this angle, researchers operating during this region needs to take on a huge diversity of data approximately equipment, effects, and strategies coming from di?erent classical parts of this self-discipline. The congress was once designed as a discussion board permitting researchers to provide and talk about really expert effects as common contributions to AI growth.