Xiaoqin Shelley Zhang

Associate Professor

DION   302C
Phone: 508-999-8294
Fax:   508-999-9144
E-mail: shelley.zhang@umassd.edu
Office Hours (Spring 2013):

  • Tuesday: 10:50AM - 12:20PM
  • Thursday: 10:50AM - 12:20PM
  • Friday: 11AM - 12PM

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. Computer Science University of Massachusetts at Amherst September 2002
M.S. Computer Science University of Massachusetts at Amherst September 1998
B.S. Computer Science University Of Science & Technology Of China July 1995


Spring 2013

CIS 264 - Software Quality Assurance and Testing
55 - Bioinformatics

Past Courses
CIS 160 - Exploring Computer Programming With Animation
CIS 180 - Object Oriented Programming
CIS 181- Object-Oriented Programming II
CIS 210 - Understanding  E-commerce Technologies
CIS 261 - Computer programming, FORTRAN
CIS 360 - Algorithms and Data Structures
CIS 381 - Social and Ethical Issues of Computing
CIS 412 - Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
CIS 455 - Bioinformatics
CIS 561 - Artificial Intelligence
CIS 563 - MultiAgent Systems


My research interests include multi-agent systems, sophisticated negotiation and cooperation in multi-agent systems, intelligent agent architecture designing, agent control and reasoning under uncertainty, learning in multi-agent systems, information gathering, e-commerce, distributed systems and artificial intelligence.


Hierarchical Negotiation Model for Complex Problems With Large-number of
Interdependent Issues. The 2012 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference
on Intelligent Agent Technology. 4-7 December 2012, Macau.

An Ensemble Learning and Problem Solving Architecture for Airspace Management, the Twenty-First Annual Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IAAI-09). Pasadena, California, July 14–16, 2009.

Meta-Level Coordination for Solving Negotiation Chains in Semi-Cooperative Multi-Agent Systems. In the Sixth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems. May 14-18 2007. Honolulu, Hawaii.

Towards Automated Development of Multi-Agent Systems Using RADE. In 2006 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI-06). June 26-29, 2006. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Invited Talk At UMass Lowell (May 3,2006)  -  download
  Automatic formation and Analysis of Virtual Organization



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