Prima2009 - brochure

Autonomous agents and multiagent systems are computational systems in which several (semi-)autonomous agents interact each other or work together to perform some set of tasks or satisfy some set of goals. These systems may involve computational agents that are homogeneous or heterogeneous, they may involve activities on the part of agents having common goals or distinct goals, and they may involve participation on the part of humans and intelligent agents.

PRIMA is Pacific Rim conference related to autonomous agents and multiagent systems. Though we already have several workshops/conferences in Pacific Rim countries, such as MACC (Multiagent Systems and Cooperative Computation) in Japan from 1991, and Australian Workshop on Distributed Artificial Intelligence from 1995, there is less interaction so far among the countries compared to Europe and Americas.

The aim of this conference is to encourage activities in this field, and to bring together Pacific Rim researchers with agents and multiagent issues. Unlike usual conferences, this conference will mainly discuss and explore scientific and practical problems as raised by the participants. Participation is thus by invitation only and is limited to professionals who have made significant contributions to the topics of the conference. The contributions may include technical presentations, progress reports and so on. In order to activate and unite agent research communities in Pacific Rim countries, the conference should also include discussions for future collaboration: how the next meeting should be organized.



PRIMA is the leading scientific conference for research on intelligent agent systems and multi-agent systems, attracting high quality, state-of-the-art research from all over the world. The conference endeavors to bring together researchers, developers, and academic and industry leaders, active and interested in agents and multi-agent systems, their practices and related areas. The conference is specifically focused on becoming the premier forum for prototype and deployed agent systems. The conference offers an exceptional opportunity for presentation of original work, technological advances, practical problems and concerns of the research community.

PRIMA2009 will build on the success of its predecessor workshops and conferences held in Hanoi, Bangkok, Guilin, Kuala Lumpur, Auckland, Seoul, Tokyo, Taipei, Melbourne, Kyoto, and Singapore. Since 2007, due to the need for an additional high-quality forum for international researchers and practitioners to meet and share their work, the meeting has been expanded from a workshop to a full-fledged conference.

Agent computing and technology is an exciting, emerging paradigm expected to play a key role in many society-changing practices from disaster response to manufacturing to agriculture. Agent and multi-agent researchers are focused on building working systems that bring together a broad range of technical areas from market theory to software engineering to user interfaces. Agent systems are expected to operate in real-world environments, with all the challenges complex environments present. PRIMA particularly encourages reports on development of prototype and deployed agent and multiagent systems and experiments that demonstrate the capability of agents to handle real-world challenges.

Papers addressing methodological or theoretical aspects or particular aspects of agent development are also encouraged. A broad range of topics are of interest but all papers should clearly identify how the contribution brings the promise of practical multi-agent systems closer and identify their scientific and/or technical contributions to the PRIMA community.

The conference will be located in Nagoya, at the center of Japan (West of Tokyo, 2 hours, E of Osaka, 1.5 hours, and E of Kyoto 1 hours by express train). Nagoya has a castle originally built by the first Tokugawa shogun, as well as one of Japan's most important Shinto shrines, Atsuta shrine. The conference site, Nagoya Congress Center, is one of the most sophisticated and beautiful congress sites in Japan.



International Conference on Healthy Eating: role of advertising industry and creating eating habits

With the presence of various authorities and representatives of the scientific, medical community, the media and the food industry, it was held with great success on Wednesday, June 27 the International Forum “Healthy eating: Studies and international trends “.

The opening remarks of the event were made by Congressman Jaime Delgado, Chairman of the Committee on Consumer Protection of Congress, who put in context the scale of the problem by pointing out that in Peru there are two million diabetics and 24 % of overweight and obese children between five and nine years.

It further considered as an error that supply policies are purely commercial “where each industry advertises and sells its products as it wants and where he wants,” so it is urgent to initiate a regulatory process. On the other hand, he noted that product labeling has not proved effective in combating this problem because “people do not read the labels, do not understand and simply trust that if a product is on the market is because the state has made appraising their work. ”

For his part, Dr. Manuel Peña, Senior Nutrition Advisor positively described the organization of the forum and indicated that the change in consumer habits is evident among our population over the last 30 years. “There are a lot of concentration of fat, sugar, salt and corn syrup which create an imperceptible addiction – which runs parallel to a lack of physical activity,” he said.

According to the specialist, we have a problem not only obesity, but unhealthy diet, because diets today there is excess fat and empty calories. In turn, the situation of malnutrition coexists with excess deficiencies of essential nutrients. In that sense, he advocated especially advocate for children, receiving the advertising of these foods on a purely emotional level, not rational and should be controlled nature of these messages, which is eminently a task of the state.

On the other hand, he recalled that the bill does not provide prohibit the sale of any food, and less discouraging the consumption of foods of the traditional cuisine. Fearful of industry representatives who say that regulation of these negatively affect the Peruvian trade, he made sure that was not the focus of the proposed legislation and Dr. Peña explained the importance of this control before lack of vigilance in this regard continue to contribute to deteriorating health of children and adolescents, mainly. He also stressed that prevention is the key, having transformed the surrounding environment if you want to make changes at the level of lifestyle.

They participated in the forum. Dr. Miriam Larco Sicheri, technical secretary of the Advisory Council of Radio and Television -CONCORTV; Dr. Rodolfo Leon, Executive Director of the National Association of Advertisers Go on; Dr. Maria Elena Villanueva, President of the Peruvian Society for Nutrition.; Paola Fano, Global Food Safety Manager;Dr. Alejandro Calvillo, Director of the Association “Consumer Power” from Mexico; Dr. Diego Calmet, Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Dr. Sacha Barrio, Specialist International Centre for Medical Research and Therapies -AVANTARI, among other guests. Visit us at Fit Shop Pro for more details.

SEO conferences of Spain and England

The organizer, Miguel Lopez , of  Marketing Online Valencia  almost the only organized with a tremendous effort, a fabulous event that brought the biggest rock of top talent to crush Spanish SEO ideas and fortalezer friends for three intense days.

I will not detail the presentations. That was done in the time after the event by several other speakers and attendees from all parts  of the world.

Suffice to say that the level was very high and the presentations were all successful. He has already confirmed only one who traveled from afar to experience it.


Samuel Crocker @samuelcrocker

Been incredibly impressed with #seopro & the Spanish SEO community. Very open, great stuff shared. Learned more here than any UK conference.


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Luckily my work and my roots makes same spot traveling between Spain and England and as always I am tempted to compare the good and bad of each, I venture here to do a comparison of the SEO events between Spain and the United Kingdom.

Photo by  @carrero
The selection. A big time.

Does it really matter whether or not there are many events to choose? In the UK the SEO landscape is bigger.Well, I’m not here to investigate statistics, comparing employees per agency, income or metrics Search or PPC, but if I venture into something, I dare say that SEO as a profession is more established in the world of marketing in the UK which is what in Spain. And that? Well, when dealing with the magnitude of conferences, capacity, and frequency of events, the UK has a lot to choose. From the free, to very lively, to the VIP price and SEO events that are part of a major marketing event, lots of variety.

Instead, Spain has fewer events but does not mean that it is a disadvantage because everything depends on each event as it takes advantage, right? During the SEO Congress in Valencia, the seventy or so participants had more than enough time to really make professional close links and strengthen friendships.

However, in the UK, I at least I have found because of the limited time I had to investigate carefully beforehand attendees and companies who want to network so that it could devirtualize all SEOs on time. The truth is that there is a good feeling between Spanish SEO still remembers those days of SEO in England before the time of Google.

And let’s be clear, just because you are is first to invent something, do not confer the title of being the best practitioner of it. The English already know this to stop, football for example … err Who the hell won the last World Cup?

England thrashed a free kick with a rebound something chanchullo

The scoring after 20 minutes: England 1 Spain 0

Event Organization

Of course a major event requires considerable resources to ensure that everything goes well and this inevitably contributes to the price of admission.

During the SearchLove in London Distilled, there were a lot of people to take it all out, audio visual, all recording and everything else that requires take forward the event.

It is not just the event itself, but all its previous promotion and after that tests the organizers and promotional capabilities.

The Distilled SearchLove did well to generate interest before the event in October and created a booklet for full attendants interviews with the speakers.

In Spain Miguel Lopez of SEOPro however I armo buzz several months earlier with a clever use of the blog andFeedburner gradually sending emails interviews with the speakers during the previous months.

This maintained a hashtag  continuous thread during pre-event weeks. Attendees not left without little things while some attendees and speakers companies distributed gifts and more important codes and invitations to free trials and other SEO tools. It was not an either version shitforlinks .

It is true that SearchLove tap or by dividing the PowerPoint shortly after the event, with video recording of the papers – that if sale – change in SEOPro distributed only among the speakers .ppt privately without audio or video.

As has already been five months since I gave my presentation ( data representation for SEO or infographics to attract links ) Miguel has allowed to publish it .

You can catch all the links in the presentation or read and comment on a version photo album Google+ .Download it whole from my Dropbox but unfortunately OJO YouTube videos will not play on Dropbox .

Concerning the issue of networking and progress, I would say Valencia triumphed over London.

Although both SEOPro and SearchLove continuous event staged in a room, presentation lasting 45-60 minutes (and not so multi-channel), London time was brutal with fewer options for networking compared to Valencia.

It is true that there was a networking party after the main event in London, but not all attend because you have to move the conference venue to the bar.

Of course, the culture of sandwich or tapas standing in UK is considered normal, and is not to declare that the food was not good – it goes! – And finally the people do not come out for food, but for the papers, but still, the food in Valencia during the three days was glory.

Attendees sat in a restaurant, with ample opportunities to know each other and the papers returned to start at five in the afternoon and ended at eight.

Half-day break that allowed attendees SEOPro could catch up with their themes of work or take a well deserved nap.

How else way you are going to recover those lost hours walk to the many? Suffice to say that Valencia won any comparison nightlife.

Spanish midfielders dazzles with a tiki taka death and a touch of film to score a deserved equalizer.

Scoring after 45 minutes: England 1 Spain 1

SEO Champion & Premier league

Then we get to the point and ask how does quality SEO compared between the two events?

Both events can boast a very high quality presentations.

People had done their homework, and share their data and learned tricks, at least I thought the attendants SEOPro and SearchLove left very satisfied both cases.

Both events have been critical of people who misread comments which are broadcast on Twitter or become half – lies, people who judge without having attended the event in person.

Of course in both cases , the Panda theme dominated although in Spain the most common element was a tribute to the almost mythical scraper .

Edit: Panda deserved a mention was the coincidence that select an infographic for my presentation of a company called Attachmedia . Without knowing beforehand, the author of computer graphics was present in the room and then was introduced. He had just come from Peru for the event!

The SEO SearchLove in London, featured speakers included US and British names, in contrast with some exceptions Valencia were almost all of Spain.

I think there were several presentations in Valencia that more deserved Audencia such as navigation displaysadvanced facets of Fernando Macia and Rodney Cullen. I liked the talk especialimente half SEOcial of  Jose Llinares .

In Spain people did not mince words when speaking up techniques dark side compared when something similar happens in the UK comes with warnings not to try it alone, not retweetearlo and everything spoken in voice low. Ssssh!

Whereas in Spain there is much ease on the subject, perhaps because neither the statements are amplified outside the SEO environment compared to the UK.

I am not in favor of the gray / black although I can not deny that sometimes is successful, but that if, since November last year some advantages of the techniques mentioned in Valencia have decreased with algorithmic changes Google would even say that some already they are counterproductive.

Last year cheerful renombraron me that the job description Matt Cutts, being reconodico as a distinguished engineer at once the head of WebSpam in Google.

Imagine if the world call her the equivalent of Direct Marketing as Chief spam . Go.

Well, what I mean is that while SEO markets mature Anglo-Saxons, discipline is increasingly accepted as a standard marketing practice and its definition includes the inbound marketing,  also called in Castilian as themarketing of atraction .

There is a collective effort needs SEO by leaders in the Anglo-Saxon position the SEO more like a normal marketing practice rather than continue to suffer a bad reputation and avoid a perception of an image of SEO in world crises .

Even the discussion of the definition of Inbound marketing has accelerated since November last year and unlikely to calm down and up.


Rand Fishkin


Is there a phrase (besides “inbound marketing”) that describes combined processes of SEO, Social, Content, CRO & Analytics to earn traffic?



If we contrast with the situation in Spain, I feel that the SEO profession is still more distant from the center of online marketing that should be.

There seems to be friction between the SEO community in Spain and equivalent Community Managers so loud.

The stereotypes contain some grain of truth, the Community Manager has to prove the value of their shares and SEOs have to practice more social actions.

There was a time in Valencia during the talks that a slide was contrasting the web 2.0 wages and some reaction and alarm year produced some irritation in the room.

This was despite previous slides case studies had demonstrated the commercial disproporcionado value that SEO had ortogado organizations.

There was even a more oriented Community Manager in Seville that same weekend (EBE) and felt some resentment while some single words between the two camps crossed tweeted event.

A classic repeated

It may not be fair to compare SEO events in each country. I think SEO SearchLove, seo bangkok and Congress were equally successful and if you have any chance to go, you should go to anyone. Really.

I find it very strange when comparing countries and decant for Spain or England in these circumstances. Even when national teams compete in sports, I usually support the losing at the moment more than anything for there to be more competition.

… The Spanish team denied a penalty in the dying moments and England catches a goal 93 minutes!

Final score:

England 2 Spain 1

Of course this post is disponible en Inglés .

Distilled of Linklove the conference was last week in London and Boston. Here is a summary (in English). If you what you lost, there will be SEO video conference on sale.

The SEO Congress held this year in Madrid on 6 and 7 July 2012. Registrations have just discounted very  soon .

A security flaw in the system of Hollywood screeners exposes dozens of unreleased films

The fight against the spread of copyrighted content has become a priority and headaches of the film industry is a reality that, in recent years, yet has become more evident. A fight in which, unfortunately, the major Hollywood studios continue encrypting the losses related to these practices in almost 600 million euros.

A context in which the screener copies of the latest movies are one of the most valuable assets and a “assets” that over the years have tried to protect testing systems like Netflix and the like to avoid using physical disks. One of them is , which allows members of the industry see the putlocker movies before anyone in a secure environment. However, a new vulnerability could have endangered.

What is vulnerability

Screeners Awards

So although in recent years Hollywood has made every effort to limit such leaks, the fact is that, usually, and after 12 months, the best titles end up sneaking into the net with a fairly acceptable quality. A reality to which studies have been testing different methods.

This is the case of the aforementioned awards-screeners, which allows members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA-SAG) access to these copies without doing so present a hazard . However, a few days ago, security researcher Chris Vickery, a member of MacKeeper , discovered a database on the network that appeared to be part of it. A place you could be accessed without authentication.


In addition, Vickery found that it could be seen more than 1,200 user accountsbelonging even members as the Director of Technology and Security and Disney, the Director of content protection Paramount, vice president of International Technology Universal Pictures and other senior officials. The vice president of corporate communications and advertising 20th Century Fox and Vice President of Global Business Strategy and Technology Warner also trickled in this list.

In addition, the database access offered to the public as a system administrator, so that “any of the values of the database could be changed, ie, that anyone could create their own password”. Something that, at the same time providing interested parties the ability to sign with any of these 1,200 accounts, gain an unreleased film, and share itacross the network . Something that certainly is a real and serious problem.

Top 10 Internet security systems

The proper choice of system security of Internet for your computer can be the difference between keeping your computer and information safe staff and have a virus on your computer that can make you lose your private information because hackers. With the help of a list of the top 10 Internet security systems, you will be able to keep your computer and your personal information safe while browsing the Internet and maybe you can find entry level cyber security jobs.

The version of F-Secure Internet Security Suite 2010 provides users with an updated interface that makes the software easy to use. F-Secure software comes with an antivirus and an integrated approach to potential threats to block outgoing and incoming firewall program.

Norton Internet Security
Norton Internet Security 2010 has won awards for Editor’s Choice PC Magazine for its speed, detection capability and all based on excellence. This software is often preinstalled on new computers as a free trial from 30 to 60 days so that users can decide whether they want to use it.

AVG Internet Security 9 conveniently offers antivirus, anti-malware and firewall components in one package. This makes it the perfect place for a full defense of your team against online attackers software.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 provides components antivirus and anti-spam, along with the “sandbox” mode that allows you to run safely suspicious files without danger of damaging the operating system. All these components mean that the program consumes more system resources compared to other high security systems Internet, but it is still an excellent choice.

While Avira has had some problems with errors and user interface with Avira Premium Security Suite 9, still provides good protection against viruses and malware. It also has a rescue CD as a free download so you can clean your system, even if you can not start it again.

The antivirus Avast! He has earned high marks from Consumer Reports and has features real-time scanning instant messaging along with standard antivirus, anti-malware components and firewall. A feature of Avast! unlike other antivirus programs it is that it has the “lockbox” where you can store important files, keeping them immune to virus infection elsewhere in the system.

In addition to a firewall, antivirus and anti-spam protection, ZoneAlarm Extreme also offers parental controls for your computer, along with a disk encryption tool. The large number of features in this program means that occupies much more memory than other security systems, but is a great choice if you do not want to buy each of these components separately.

McAfee Total Protection 2009 is often included pre-installed on new computers with virus protection features and malware. While it performs well in detecting threats, you can make the system run slowly due to the amount of memory used.

The ESET Smart Security System offers components antivirus, anti-spam and anti-malware combined with a strong firewall to help keep out intruders. It also consumes very little system resources, a great help for people who run several programs at once or like to play high-performance games.

Consumer Reports and PC World have given BitDefender a high ranking thanks to the high rate of detection program and its ease of use. Although you can perform real-time analysis and analyze files and instant messages, this program does not include an integrated firewall.

Top 5 Web design software for your site

The software development web design has evolved in conjunction with SEO positioning strategies, converging aesthetics and functionality to offer users the best portals. It is for that reason that today you can find different programs to create virtual sites compatible with various applications and comfort of the creators of pages.

Therefore, if you create a website and want to be positioned optimally, you mention the best design software that you can use.

1. Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

This is undoubtedly the most complete and functional web editor, since it allows you to create a web design for the desktop version that is compatible with mobile devices. In addition, it is easy to use, contains all the tools used to create portals and allows you to visualize a preview of your creation, before you finish completely.

2. Google Sites

If you are a beginner in the world of SEO expert or consultant, to consult experts are likely to recommend you Google Sites for web design of your site. This alternative, although not the most complete, is one of the easiest to use and allows you to integrate the site with other Google services, including Adsense ads.

3. WebEasy Professional 8

Another easy alternative to use and functional is WebEasy Professional 8. In fact, the software development of this program is very comprehensive, as offers more than 600 templates to start creating your website and not have to start from scratch.

4. MAGIX Web Designer MX

This alternative is more suitable for expert website owners, because their functions require intermediate and advanced knowledge to make a complete web design. Therefore, if you already have created portals before, you can take advantage of this program, with which you can add graphics, using templates and have the components you like.

5. WebSite X5 Evolution 9

Finally, you can use this software if you want to create a website that looks professional, so it is ideal for enterprise portals.It can be used by beginners and has templates to start the web design of your page as soon as possible.

Most of these alternatives are paid, but you can also choose software free design . The important thing is that you start creating your site as soon as possible, so that you create a strategy for this ideal web positioning.

Intelligent electronic cigarette: know the Smartphone that their owners can smoke

Image taken from the official website of Vaporcade.

Image taken from the official website of Vaporcade.

A hybrid between a smartphone and an electronic cigarette, so here are the best electronic cigarette 2016 Jupiter IO 3, a team created by Vaporcade which allows users to receive phone calls and inhale the steam expels the phone, the taste depends on the cartridge that you have built, which they vary between mint, coffee and peach.

This team, certified by the US Federal Communications Commission, has Android 4.4 operating system, plus an application that indicates the amount of battery and liquid remaining in the cartridge, the taste of it and how many inhalations were performed.

Jupiter IO 3 has a price of $ 299 and each cartridge is valued at $ 15.

The electronic cigarette is 95% less harmful than conventional snuff according to a studyconducted by the Public Health England (PHE), which said that in the future could prescribe this device as an alternative to nicotine patches to help people to quit smoking.

The author of the report, Ann McNeill, believe that the use of these vaporizers would be “a revolution” to public health.

In England , 80,000 people die annually due to consumption of snuff, if all smokers employ electronic cigarettes, would reduce that number to 4,000 deaths , ” he said, while urged physicians to recommend vaporizers who want to quit smoke.