About the Author
Munindar was the editor-in-chief of IEEE Internet Computing from 1990 to 2002 and continues to serve on its editorial board. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems and the Journal of Web Semantics. He serves on the steering committee for the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.
Munindar received a B.Tech. in computer science and engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, in 1986. He obtained a PhD in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin in 1993.
Michael N. Huhns is the NCR Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Carolina, where he also directs the Center for information Technology. Previously he was a Senior Member of the Research Division at the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation. Prior to joining MCC in 1985, he was an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of South Carolina, where he also directed the Center for Machine Intelligence.
Mike is a member of Sigma Xi, Tau, Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, ACM, IEEE, and AAAI. He is the author of over 180 technical papers in machine intelligence and an editor of the books Distributed Artificial Intelligence, Volumes I and II, and, with Munindar, Readings in Agents. His research interest are in the areas of multiagent systems, enterprise modeling and integration, and software engineering. From 1997 to 2003, he wrote a column Agents on the Web for IEEE Internet Computing.
Mike was an associate editor for IEEE Expert and the ACM Transactions on Information Systems. he is an associate editor for the Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems. He is on the Editorial Boards of the International Journal on Intelligent and Cooperative Information Systems, the Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, and IEEE Internet Computing. He was an advisor for the First International Conference on Multiagent Systems, 1995, and has been on the advisory boards for the International Workshops on Distributed Artificial Intelligence. He is a member of the board for the International Foundation for Multiagent Systems and the International Foundation on Cooperative Information Systems.
Mike received the BSEE degree in 1969 from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, and the MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering in 1971 and 1975, respectively, from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.