Publications

[ Refereed Journal Papers | Refereed Conference Papers ]
[ Refereed Workshop Papers | Proceedings Editor ]
[ Non-refereed Papers | Miscellaneous ]
 

 

  Refereed Journal Papers

 

 

 

 

 

 

D. Benoit and A. Trudel (2007), World's first Web census. International Journal of Web Information Systems, Volume 3, Number 4, Emerald Group Publishing, p. 378-389.

 

 

 

 

 

 

D. Benoit, D. Slauenwhite, N. Schofield and A. Trudel (2007), World's First Class C Web Census: The First Step in a Complete Census of the Web, Journal of Networks, Academy Publishers, Vol. 2, No. 2, April 2007, pp. 45-56.

 

 

 

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E. Shakshuki, A. Trudel, and Y. Xu (2007), A multi-agent temporal constraint satisfaction system based on Allen's interval algebra and probabilities. International Journal of IT and Web Engineering (IJITWE), Volume 2, Number 2, April-June, p. 45-64.

 

C. Trudel, and A. Trudel (2004), World’s first undergraduate e-commerce specialization offered by a computer science department. The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Volume 20, Number 2, December 2004, p. 254-259.

 

 

W. Pang, and A. Trudel (1998), Representing and reasoning about motion in a two-dimensional world. Computational Intelligence (an international journal), Volume 14, Number 2, p. 207-237. A short version of the paper appeared in TIME-95: Second International Workshop on Temporal  Representation and Reasoning (in conjunction with FLAIRS-95), April 26, Melbourne Beach, Florida, USA, p. 89-96. Also appeared in the 1994 APICS Computer Science Conference, Oct, Wolf Ville, NS, Canada, p. 128-137.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1997), A temporal knowledge representation approach based on elementary calculus. Computational Intelligence (an international journal), Volume 13, Number 4, Blackwell Publishers, p. 465-485.

 

 

 

 

D. Gagne´, W. Pang, and A. Trudel (1997), A Spatio-Temporal Logic for 2D Multi-Agent Problem Domains. International Journal of Expert Systems with Applications, Volume 12, Number 1, Pergamon Press, p. 141-145. This special issue includes the best original papers related to Intelligent Systems Applications in Industry and Business presented at the VIII International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence. Also appears in: VIII International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, October 17-20, Monterrey, Mexico, p. 372-377. Also appears in: Workshop on spatial and temporal reasoning (in conjunction with IJCAI-95), August, Montreal, Canada, p. 153-160.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1996), Representing Allen’s Properties, Events and Processes. International Journal of Applied Intelligence, Special Issue on Spatial and Temporal Reasoning, Volume 6, Number 1, 1996, Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 59-65. A short version of the paper was presented at the Workshop on Spatial and Temporal Reasoning held during the 13th International joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-93), August 29, Chambery, France, p. 297-301.

 

 

 

 

S. D. Goodwin, E. Neufeld, And A. Trudel (1994), Probabilistic temporal representation and reasoning. International Journal of Expert Systems, Volume 7, Number 3, 1994, JAI Press, p. 261-289.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1991), The interval representation problem. International Journal of Intelligent Systems, special issue on temporal reasoning, Volume 6, August 1991, Wiley, p. 509-548. Also appears as Acadia University technical report TR-91-03.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S. D. Goodwin, and A. Trudel (1990), Persistence in continuous first order temporal logics.  International Journal of Expert Systems, Special issue on the frame problem (part A), Volume 3, Number 3, 1990, JAI Press, p 249-265. Also appears in Reasoning Agents in a Dynamic World: The Frame Problem, K. Ford and P. Hayes (eds.), 1991, JAI Press Inc, p. 87-104. Original version of this paper was presented at: The first international workshop on human and machine cognition, 1989, Florida. Also appears as University of Alberta technical report TR89-24.

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  Refereed Conference Papers

 

 

 

 

 

 

F. Hu, D. Silver, and A. Trudel (2008), LonelyDog@Home.com: A Web based system for interacting with a dog. The IADIS Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI) conference, July 22-27, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel, E. Shakshuki and Y. Xu (2007), A Probabilistic Multi-Agent Scheduler Implemented in JXTA. The 1st International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems (NBiS2007), Sept. 3 - 7, Regensburg, Germany, p. 248-257. (52% paper acceptance rate.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

D. Benoit, D. Slauenwhite and A. Trudel (2007), On the path to a World Wide Web census: A large scale survey, 2nd International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 07), September 4-7, Wrexham, UK, p. 354-363.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel and D.L. Silver (2007), A guide for establishing and managing a computer science industrial advisory board, The 2007 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'07), June 25-28, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, p. 275-280.

 

 

 

 

 

 

H. Zhang, X. Xing and A. Trudel (2007), Retrieving the Most Probable Solution in a Temporal Interval Algebra Network. 8th WSEAS International Conference on Evolutionary Computing (EC '07), Vancouver, Canada, June, p. 18-19.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel, E. Shakshuki, Y. Xu, and B. Li (2006), Multi-agent Interval Algebra Networks. 6th International Conference on Recent Advances in Soft Computing (RASC 2006), July 10-12, Canterbury, UK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

K. Zhang, and A. Trudel (2006), Efficient heuristics for solving probabilistic interval algebra networks. The 13th International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning (TIME 2006), June 15-17, Budapest, Hungary. (54% paper acceptance rate).

 

 

 

 

 

 

D. Benoit, D. Slauenwhite, and A. Trudel (2006), A Web Census is Possible. The IEEE/IPSJ Symposium on Applications and the Internet (SAINT2006), January 23-27, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. (33% paper acceptance rate).

 

 

 

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T. Saulnier, and A. Trudel (2005), Generating, storing and using the complete composition table in Allen's temporal interval algebra. The 9th IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing, September 12-14, Benidorm, Spain, p. 251-256.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel, and H. Zhang (2005), Finding a solution, all solutions, or the most probable solution to a temporal interval algebra network. International Conference Computational Intelligence (ICCI 2005), August 26-28, Prague, Czech Republic, p. 299-303.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel, and H. Zhang (2005), Exploiting the relationship between IA networks and finite domain CSPs. 12th International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning (TIME05), June, Burlington, Vermont, USA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

C. Trudel, and A. Trudel (2005), E-commerce: Where university computer science and business departments should cooperate. The 2005 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'05), June 20-23, Las Vegas, USA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

D. Silver, and A. Trudel (2005), Establishing and Managing a Computer Science Industrial Advisory Board. The 2005 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'05), June 20-23, Las Vegas, USA.

 

 

 

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D. Rhodenizer and A. Trudel (2004), Estimating the size and content of the World Wide Web. Proceedings of the third IASTED International Conference on Communications, Internet, and Information Technology, November 22-24, US Virgin Islands, p. 564-570.

 

 

 

 

 

 

V. Ryabov and A. Trudel (2004), Finding a consistent scenario in a probabilistic temporal interval network. Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing (ASC 2004), September, Marbella, Spain.

 

 

 

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V. Ryabov and A. Trudel (2004), Probabilistic temporal interval networks. TIME 2004, July, Tatihou, France.

 

 

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D. Rhodenzier and A. Trudel (2002), How big is the World Wide Web? IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2002, November, Lisbon, Portugal.

 

 

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T. Sun and A. Trudel (2002), An implemented E-Commerce Shopping System Which makes Personal Recommendations. Sixth IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (IMSA 2002), August 12-14, Kaua’I, Hawaii, p. 58-62. Also presented at the 2001 APICS Computer Science Conference, Oct, Halifax, NS, Canada.

 

 

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A. Trudel (2001), A point based generalization of the spatial logic RCC. International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (ISAI’ 2001), December 18-20, Fort Panhala, India, p. 128-135.

 

 

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C. Cherry and A. Trudel (2001), A self-modifying intranet search engine based on past queries. Fifth IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications (IMSA 2001), August 13-16, Honolulu, Hawaii, p. 154-159.

 

 

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A. Trudel (2001), Representing temporal interval relationships in a first order logic for time. The 8th International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning (TIME 2001), June 14-16, Cividale del Friuli, Italy, p. 81-85.

 

 

 

 

S. Sachdev, and A. Trudel (2000), The formal specification and implementation of a modest first order temporal logic. The Thirteen International Conference on Industrial & Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence & Expert Systems (IEA / AIE-2000), June 19-22, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Paper appears in Intelligent Problem Solving: Methodologies and Approaches, R. Loganantharaj, G. Palm, and M. Ali (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, 2000, p. 443-452.

 

 

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T. Saulnier, A. Trudel, and J. Zwicker (1999),  A dynamic intelligent frequency based search engine. 12th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE-99), Nov 4-6, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1998), First order logic is adequate for modelling the temporal properties of multimedia documents. 2nd IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Processing Systems (ICIPS’ 98), August 4-7, Gold Coast, Australia, p. 522-525.

 

 

 

 

D. Gagne´, and A. Trudel (1996), A highly flexible student driven architecture for computer based instruction. Third International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, June 12-14, Montreal, Canada.

 

 

 

 

W. Pang, and A. Trudel (1995), A logic for representing and reasoning about robotic navigation on a shop floor. VIII International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, October 17-20, Monterrey, Mexico, p. 139-146.

 

 

 

 

E. Ho and A. Trudel (1994), The specification and implementation of a first order logic for uncertain temporal domains. The Tenth Canadian Artificial Intelligence Conference (AI’94), May 16-20, Banff, Alberta, Canada, p. 205-212. This paper also appears in TIME-94: An International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, May 4, Pensacola Beach, Florida, USA, p. 95-102.

 

 

 

 

S. D. Goodwin, H.J. Hamilton, E. Neufeld, A. Sattar, and A. Trudel (1994), Belief Revision in a Discrete Temporal Probability-Logic. The Seventh Florida AI Research Symposium (FLAIRS-94), May 5-7, Pensacola Beach, Florida, USA, p. 334-341. This paper also appears in TIME-94: An International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, May 4, Pensacola Beach, Florida, USA, p. 113-120. Also presented at a workshop titled “Belief revision: Bridging the gap between theory and practice” held during the Sixth Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI’93), November, Melbourne, Australia, p. 103-112.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1993), A formal specification of Allen’s processes. Second Symposium on Logical Formalizations of Commonsense Reasoning, January 11-13, University of Texas at Austin, USA, p. 208-212.

 

 

 

 

S. D. Goodwin, E. Neufeld, and A. Trudel (1992), Temporal reasoning with real valued functions. Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI’92), Sept 23-25, Seoul, Korea, p. 1266-1271. Also appears as Acadia University technical report TR-92-10.

 

 

 

 

E. Eberbach and A. Trudel (1992), Representing spatial and temporal uncertainty. The 4th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems (IPMU’92), July 6-10, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, p. 529-532. An extended version of this paper was chosen to appear in IPMU’92-Advanced Methods in Artificial Intelligence (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 682), B. Bouchon-Meunier, L. Valverde, and R. R Yager (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, 1993, p. 129-138.

 

 

 

 

S. D. Goodwin, E. Neufeld, and A. Trudel (1992), Definite Integral Information. The Canadian Artificial Intelligence Conference (AI’92), May, Vancouver, BC, Canada, p. 128-133. Also appears as University of Regina technical report TR-CS-92-01, and Acadia University technical report TR-92-09.

 

 

 

 

S. D. Goodwin, E. Neufeld, and A. Trudel (1992), Interpolating Definite Integral Information. The Fifth Florida AI Research Symposium (FLAIRS-92), April 7-10, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, p. 119-123.

 

 

 

 

S. D. Goodwin, E. Neufeld, and A. Trudel (1991), Probabilistic regions of persistence. The European Conference on Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches for Uncertainty, Oct 15-17, Marseille, France. Appears in Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Uncertainty (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 548), R. Kruse and P. Siegal (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, p.182-189. Also appears as Acadia University technical report TR-91-04.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1991), An implementation of a temporal logic. The Fourth UNB Artificial Intelligence Symposium, Sept 20-21, Univ. of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada, p. 401-411. Also appears as Acadia University technical report TR-91-02.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1990), Temporal Integration. Proceedings of the Eighth Biennial Conference of the Canadian Society for Computational Studies of Intelligence, May, Ottawa, Canada, p. 40-45. This paper won the “Best Paper Award” at the conference. A revised version appears as Acadia University technical report TR-91-01.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1989), GCH:  A reified first order temporal logic. Proceedings of the Graduate Conference on Computer Science, March, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, USA, p. 127-131.

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  Refereed Workshop Papers

 

 

 

 

 

 

D. Gagné and A. Trudel (2008), A temporal semantics for workflow control patterns. 1st IEEE International Workshop on Semantics for Business Process Management (SemBPM 2008), July 28 - Aug 1, Turku, Finland.

 

 

 

 

 

 

F. Hu, D. Silver and A. Trudel (2007), LonelyDog@Home. Communication between human and artificial agents (CHAA'07), workshop held during the ACM/WIC/IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT07), November 2-5, Silicon Valley, CA, USA, p. 333-337 (50% paper acceptance rate).

 

 

 

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D. Gagné and A. Trudel (2007), A formal temporal semantics for Microsoft Project based on Allen's interval algebra. The AAAI-07 Workshop on Spatial and Temporal Reasoning, July 22-23, Vancouver, Canada.

 

 

 

 

 

 

E. Shakshuki, A. Trudel, Y. Xu, and B. Li (2005), A Probabilistic Temporal Interval Algebra Based Multi-agent Scheduling System. Workshop on Multi-Agent Information Retrieval and Recommender Systems (held during IJCAI 2005), July, Edinburgh, Scotland, p. 62-69.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (2005), Finding all the solutions to an IA network. Workshop on Spatial and Temporal Reasoning (held during IJCAI 2005), July, Edinburgh, Scotland, p. 71-76.

 

 

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A. Trudel (2003), How to convert a qualitative temporal CSP into a finite domain binary CSP. The IJCAI-03. Workshop on Spatial and Temporal Reasoning, August 9, Acapulco, Mexico, p. 121-124.

 

 

 

 

D. Gagne´, and A. Trudel (1996), A topological  transition based logic for the qualitative motion of objects. TIME-96: Third international workshop on temporal representation and reasoning, May 19-20, Key West, Florida, USA, p. 176-181

 

 

 

 

D. Gagne´, and A. Trudel (1995), A Multi-Agent Temporal Ontology. TIME-95: Second International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning (in conjunction with FLAIRS-95), April 26, Melbourne Beach, Florida, USA, p. 187-192.

 

 

 

 

W. Pang, and and A. Trudel (1994), A point based spatio-temporal logic. The AAAI-94 Workshop on Spatial and Temporal  Reasoning, July 31, Seattle, Washington, p. 145-149.

 

 

 

 

S. D. Goodwin, E. Neufeld, and A. Trudel (1994), The persistence of statistical information. TIME-94: An International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, May 4, Pensacola Beach, Florida, USA, p. 48-53.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1994), A temporal structure that distinguishes between the past, present, and future. TIME-94: An International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, May 4, Pensacola Beach, Florida, USA, p. 146-152.

 

 

 

 

S. D. Goodwin, E. Neufeld, and A. Trudel (1993), Extrapolating definite integral information. Fourth International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics, January 3-6, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, p. 249-254. An extended version of this paper was chosen to appear in: Selecting Models from Data, Artificial Intelligence and Statistics IV, Lecture Notes in Statistics 89, P. Cheeseman and W. Oldford (eds.), Springer-Verlag, New York, p. 273-282.

 

 

 

 

D. Riordan, A. Trudel, T. A. Canavan, and R. St-Pierre (1990), Temporal reasoning in weather forecasting. The 3rd UNB Artificial Intelligence Workshop, October, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada, p. 179-183.

 

 

 

 

 

E. Neufeld, and A. Trudel (1989), Practical  Theories: Preliminary Report. The 2nd UNB Applications of AI  Workshop, October, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada, p. 11-17.

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  Proceedings Editor

 

 

 

 

 

S. D. Goodwin, and A. Trudel (2000), Editors of the Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Temporal Representation  and Reasoning (TIME-2000). July 7-9, Cape Breton, Canada. Published  by the IEEE Computer Society.

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  Non-refereed Papers

 

 

 

 

 

 

D. Silver, and A. Trudel (2005), Establishing and Managing a Computer Science Industrial Advisory Board: Extended Version. Technical report TR-2005-002, Acadia University, April.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel, and H. Zhang (2005), Exploiting the relationship between IA networks and finite domain CSPs: Extended version. Technical report TR-2005-001, Acadia University, March.

 

 

 

 

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V. Ryabov, and A. Trudel (2004), Probabilistic temporal interval networks: Extended version. Technical Report TR-2004-02, Acadia University.

 

 

 

 

C. Cherry, and A. Trudel (2000), An SQL-based self-modifying  intranet search engine. The 2000 APICS Computer Science Conference, Oct., Halifax, NS, Canada. C. Cherry won the "Best student presentation award" at this conference.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (2000), The future: Pro-active, agent based CI. Appears as Chapter 12 in Web-based Analysis for Competitive Intelligence, edited by Conor Vibert, Greenwood Publishing, Westport, CT, USA.

 

 

 

 

 

C. Cherry, S. Wallace, and A. Trudel (1999), An adaptive intranet search engine. The 1999 APICS Computer Science Conference, Oct., St John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

 

 

 

 

J. Zwicker, and A. Trudel (1998), Generating optimal solutions to the Rubik's cube. The 1998 APICS Computer Science Conference, October 16-17, Halifax, Canada.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1998), Intelligent Software Agents. Invited paper, the 1998 APICS Computer Science Conference, October 16-17, Halifax, Canada.

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1998), Intelligent Software Agents in the Wireless Industry. Confidential report prepared for Bell Mobility, July, Montreal, Canada.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1997), The axiomatization of qualitative spatial relations in a point based logic. The 1997 APICS Computer Science Conference, October 24-26, Fredericton, Canada.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1996), Implementing point based first order temporal logics. Third Workshop on Automated Resoning: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice, position paper, April 1-2, University of Sussex, England.

 

 

 

 

S. K. Maghur, and A. Trudel (1994), A constraint based multi  agent planner. The 1994 APICS Computer Science Conference, Oct., Wolf Ville, NS, Canada, p. 109-115.

 

 

 

 

D. Gagne´, and A. Trudel (1994), A Multi-Agent Temporal Structure: Preliminary Results. CWDAI'94: Canadian Workshop on Distributed  Artificial Intelligence, May 16, Banff, Alberta.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1993), The Fourth International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems. (Conference review). Canadian Artificial Intelligence,  No. 31, Winter, p. 20.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1992), A uniform representation of qualitative and quantitative temporal information. Implementing Temporal Reasoning Workshop held during the Tenth national conference on artificial intelligence (AAAI-92), July 12-17, San Jose, Cal., USA, p. 165-173.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1990), Representing and reasoning about a dynamic world. PhD. Thesis, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada. Also appears as Technical Report TR-90-02, Acadia University, Wolf Ville, Nova Scotia, Canada.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1989), A first order temporal logic for qualitative and quantitative domains. The 1989 APICS Computer Science Conference, Nov., Fredericton, Canada, p. 15-23.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel, and R. Goebel (1986), An adaptive technique for improving the efficiency of planners. Technical Report CS-86-24, University of Waterloo,  Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1984), Madame: a planner for ISH. ICR Report 28 and Research Report CS-84-48, Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo,  Waterloo, Canada.

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  Miscellaneous

 

 

 

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D. Gagné & A. Trudel (2008), The Temporal Perspective: Expressing Temporal Constraints and Dependencies in Process Models. BPM and Workflow Handbook: Spotlight on Human-centric BPM, edited by L. Fischer, Future Strategies Inc., Florida, USA, p. 247-260. (37% acceptance rate.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (2000), The future: Pro-active, agent based CI. Appears as Chapter 12 in Web-based Analysis for Competitive Intelligence, edited by Conor Vibert, Greenwood Publishing, Westport, CT, USA, p. 167-174.

 

 

A. Trudel (2005), Perfect Neighbors. Spaniels in the field.

 

 

A. Trudel (2005), Strike dog. Spaniels in the field.

 

 

A. Trudel (2005), Salmon fishing. Spaniels in the field, Spring, p.34.

 

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A. Trudel (2003), Lion Hunting. Spaniels in the Field, Spring, 23(2), p. 49.

 

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1992), Surely all this talk about jigging for smelts was just a put-on. Outdoor Canada, April, p. 17-18.

 

 

 

A. Trudel (1991-1995), Field Notes from Pheasants Forever. A column about pheasants which appears in the Advertiser,  a local newspaper.

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