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Cooperative Information Systems, IFCIS International Conference on (1999)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Sept. 2, 1999 to Sept. 4, 1999
ISSN: 1530-1095
ISBN: 0-7695-0384-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. ix
Invited Talks
Panels

Annotations: Digital Post-Its(tm) as an Information Model? (Abstract)

Scott Renner , The MITRE Corporation
Arnon Rosenthal , The MITRE Corporation
pp. 6

Panel on Data Warehouse Quality Issues (Abstract)

Timos Sellis , National Technical University of Athens
Eric Simon , INRIA
Yannis Vassiliou , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 8
Tutorial

Web-Based Information Access (Abstract)

Tiziana Catarci , Universit? di Roma "La Sapienza"
pp. 10
Integration and Interoperability

Detection of Heterogeneities in a Multiple Text Database Environment (Abstract)

King-Lup Liu , University of Illinois at Chicago
Weiyi Meng , State University of New Yort at Binghamton
Clement Yu , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 22

A Unified Graph-Based Framework for Deriving Nominal Interscheme Properties, Type Conflicts and Object Cluster Similarities (Abstract)

Domenico Ursino , Universit? della Calabria
Giorgio Terracina , Universit? della Calabria
Domenico Saccá , Universit? della Calabria
Luigi Palopoli , Universit? della Calabria
pp. 34

Access Keys Warehouse: A New Approach to the Development of Cooperative Information Systems (Abstract)

Maurizio Talamo , Autorit? per l'Informatica nella Pubblica Amministrazione and University of Roma "La Sapienza"
Paolo Naggar , Autorit? per l'Informatica nella Pubblica Amministrazione
Enrico Nardelli , Autorit? per l'Informatica nella Pubblica Amministrazione and University of L'Aquila
Franco Arcieri , Autorit? per l'Informatica nella Pubblica Amministrazione
Elettra Cappadozzi , Autorit? per l'Informatica nella Pubblica Amministrazione
pp. 46

Discovering View Expressions from a Multi-Source Information System (Abstract)

Zoubida Kedad , Universit? de Versailles
Mokrane Bouzeghoub , Universit? de Versailles
pp. 57
Collaboration

Event Composition in Time-Dependent Distributed Systems (Abstract)

A. Buchmann , Darmstadt University of Technology
M. Cilia , Darmstadt University of Technology
C. Liebig , Darmstadt University of Technology
pp. 70

Providing Customized Process and Situation Awareness in the Collaboration Management Infrastructure (Abstract)

Donald Baker , Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation
Andrzej Cichocki , Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation
Dimitrios Georgakopoulos , Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation
Hans Schuster , Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation
Anthony Cassandra , Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation
pp. 79

Modeling Interactions Based on Consistent Patterns (Abstract)

Myra Spiliopoulou , Humboldt-Universit?t zu Berlin
Srinath Srinivasa , Brandenburgische Technische Universit?
pp. 92
Workflow Exceptions and Versioning

Modeling Exceptional Behaviors in Commercial Workflow Management Systems (Abstract)

Fabio Casati , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
Giuseppe Pozzi , Politecnico di Milano
pp. 127
Web Information Systems

Constructing a Personal Web Map with Anytime-Control of Web Robots (Abstract)

Seiji Yamada , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Norikatsu Nagino , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 140

Looking at the Web through XML Glasses (Abstract)

Arnaud Sahuguet , University of Pennsylvania
Fabien Azavant , Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications
pp. 148

Learning Response Times for WebSources: A Comparison of a Web Prediction Tool (WebPT) and a Neural Network (Abstract)

Laura Bright , University of Maryland
Vladimir Zadorozhny , University of Maryland
Louiqa Raschid , University of Maryland
Tao Zhan , University of Maryland
pp. 160

A Comprehensive Framework for Querying and Integrating WWWData and Services (Abstract)

Oded Shmueli , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
David Konopnicki , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
pp. 172
E-Commerce

e -Commerce Bargain-Hunting with an unBun Model (Abstract)

Stuart E. Madnick , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Raphael Yahalom , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 186

A Formal Yet Practical Approach to Electronic Commerce (Abstract)

David Konopnicki , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Oded Shmueli , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Yehoshua Sagiv , The Hebrew University
Lior Leiba , Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
pp. 197

A Distributed OLAP Infrastructure for E-Commerce (Abstract)

Qiming Chen , HP Laboratories
Umesh Dayal , HP Laboratories
Meichun Hsu , HP Laboratories
pp. 209
Workflow Modeling

Conceptual Workflow Schemas (Abstract)

Klaus Meyer-Wegener , Dresden University of Technology
Markus Böhm , Dresden University of Technology
pp. 234
Mediators and Query Processing

Selectively Materializing Data in Mediators by Analyzing User Queries (Abstract)

Craig A. Knoblock , University of Southern California
Naveen Ashish , University of Southern California
Cyrus Shahabi , University of Southern California
pp. 256

Using Fagin's Algorithm for Merging Ranked Results in Multimedia Middleware (Abstract)

Mary Tork Roth , IBM Almaden Research Center
Christoph Braendli , IBM Almaden Research Center
Laura M. Haas , IBM Almaden Research Center
Edward L. Wimmers , IBM Almaden Research Center
pp. 267

Conflict Tolerant Queries in AURORA (Abstract)

Ling Ling Yan , University of Alberta
M. Tamer Özsu , University of Alberta
pp. 279
Agents

Information Aggregation and Agent Interaction Patterns in InfoSleuth(tm) (Abstract)

Amy Unruh , Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC)
Malcolm Taylor , Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC)
Brad Perry , Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC)
pp. 314

ROPE: Role Oriented Programming Environment for Multiagent Systems (Abstract)

Thorsten Gurzki , University of Stuttgart
Jürgen Klarmann , University of Stuttgart
Matthias Muscholl , University of Stuttgart
Michael Becht , University of Stuttgart
pp. 325
Workflow Transactions

Modelling Extensions for Concurrent Workflow Coordination (Abstract)

A.H.M. ter Hofstede , Queensland University of Technology
A.P. Barros , The University of Queensland
pp. 336

Semantics and Architecture of Global Transaction Support in Workflow Environments (Abstract)

Paul Grefen , University of Twente
Peter Apers , University of Twente
Jochem Vonk , University of Twente
Erik Boertjes , University of Twente
pp. 348

Author Index (Abstract)

pp. 360
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