Research Interests

  • Intelligent software agents and multi-agent systems
  • Human-agent teamwork / joint activities
  • Agent-oriented software engineering
  • Cognitive architecture

PhD Thesis

Situation Awareness in Software Agents: Theory and Practice (University of Melbourne, 2008). 

Publication

Oliver Au, Raymond So, Lap-Kei Lee (2017) Prior Knowledge Dwarfs Hard Work in Achieving Academic Performance. In: Cheung S., Kwok L., Ma W., Lee LK., Yang H. (eds) Blended Learning. New Challenges and Innovative Practices. ICBL 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10309. Springer.

Oliver Au, Raymond. So and Lap-Kei Lee, "Attentiveness and Self-Studying are Keys to Academic Performance," 2016 International Symposium on Educational Technology (ISET), Beijing, 2016, pp. 61-64. doi: 10.1109/ISET.2016.27

Lap-Kei Lee, Oliver Au, Raymond So, Nga-In Wu, "Being Well-Prepared for Regular Pair-Programming Helps At-Risk Students," 2016 International Symposium on Educational Technology (ISET), Beijing, 2016, pp. 65-68. doi: 10.1109/ISET.2016.22

Raymond So, "Exploring the Role of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering in Service-Oriented Computing," Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Conference on Engineering and Information Technology (ACEAIT), Osaka, Japan, 2015.

Oliver Au, Raymond So and Hiu-Wing Go, "Towards a Theory of Study Habit Alteration".  International Journal of Innovation and Learning, Volume 18, No.3, pp. 350-360, 2015.

Raymond So, Oliver Au and Lap-Kei Lee, "Effects of Changing Study Partners on Pair Learning," 2015 International Symposium on Educational Technology (ISET), Wuhan, 2015, pp. 141-144. doi: 10.1109/ISET.2015.36

Raymond So and Liz Sonenberg, "Generating Anticipatory Behaviors in Human-Automation Collaboration: A Preliminary Report," Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference on Engineering and Information Technology (ACEAIT), Tokyo, Japan, 2014.

Oliver Au, Raymond So and Hiu-Wing Go,  "Altering Study Habits with Email Reminders,"  In Cheung, S. K., Fong, J., Fong, W., Wang, F., and Kwok, L., editors, Hybrid Learning and Continuing Education, volume 8038 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 190–198. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013.

Raymond So and Liz Sonenberg, "Situation Awareness: An Agent-oriented Software Engineering Perspective," In Mehul Bhatt and Hans Guesgen (eds), Situational Awareness for Assistive Technologies, part of the Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (AISE) Series by IOS Press, 125-139, 2012.
 
Raymond So and Liz Sonenberg, "The Roles of Active Perception in Intelligent Agent Systems,"  Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Vol. 4078, Multi-Agent Systems for Society, pp. 139-152, Springer-Verlag, 2009.
 
Raymond So and Liz Sonenberg, "Situation Awareness as a Form of Meta-level Control," Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Metareasoning in Agent-Based Systems at the Sixth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2007.
 
Raymond So and Liz Sonenberg, "Situation Awareness in Intelligent Agents: Foundations for a Theory of Proactive Agent Behavior," Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT 2004), pp. 86-92, Beijing, China, 2004.
 
Raymond So and Liz Sonenberg, "Agents With Initiative: A Preliminary Report," Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Vol. 2969, Agents and Computational Autonomy - Potential, Risks, and Solutions, pp. 237-248, Springer-Verlag, 2004.

Research Grants

(2013 - 2014) President's Advisory Committee on Research and Development (PACRD) Fund, The Open University of Hong Kong.  
Project Title: "An exploratory study of using joint human-agent activity as framework to design ambient assisted living applications"

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