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Database Applications in Non-Traditional Environments, International Symposium on (1999)
Kyoto, Japan
Nov. 28, 1999 to Nov. 30, 1999
ISBN: 0-7695-0496-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface (PDF)

pp. x

Keynote Speakers (PDF)

pp. xiii
Keynote Papers

Feeding Data Warehouses (Abstract)

Stefano Spaccapietra , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
pp. 16
Data Warehouse

Temporal Issues in Data Warehouse Systems (Abstract)

N.L. Sarda , Indian Institute of Technology
pp. 27

OLAP Query Processing for Partitioned Data Warehouses (Abstract)

Kamalakar Karlapalem , University of Science and Technology
Ladjel Bellatreche , University of Science and Technology
Mukesh Mohania , Western Michigan University
pp. 35

Inconsistencies in Data Warehousing (Abstract)

Július Stuller , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
pp. 43

Updating of Association Rules Dynamically (Abstract)

King-Kwok Ng , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Wai Lam , Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 84
Web Databases

Resource Management in Agent-based Distributed Environments (Abstract)

Larry Kerschberg , George Mason University
Samuel Varas , University of Chile
Alexander Brodsky , George Mason University
pp. 95

An Integration Method for the Specification of Rule-Oriented Mediators (Abstract)

Th. Scholz , University of Bremen
B. König-Ries , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
H. Stieghahn , University of Bremen
H. Wache , University of Bremen
pp. 109

Creation and Maintenance of Web Space Abstractions (Abstract)

Chris P. Rainsford , Defense Science and Technology Organization
Mukesh K. Mohania , Western Michigan University
pp. 113

Navigation of the Internet with Spatial Databases (Abstract)

Joseph D. Yates , University of Queensland
Xiaofang Zhou , University of Queensland
pp. 121

A Semantic Caching Method Based on Linear Constraints (Abstract)

Hiroyuki Kitagawa , University of Tsukuba
Yoshiharu Ishikawa , University of Tsukuba
pp. 133
Multimedia Databases

Toward Multimedia Document Support inside the AHYDS Platform (Abstract)

N. Dessaigne , NACSIS
Yi Tao , Wayne State University
F. Andres , NACSIS
W.I. Grosky , Wayne State University
K. Ono , NACSIS
S. Satoh , NACSIS
pp. 152

Issues in Using Specifications to Improve Content-Based Search of Multimedia Data (Abstract)

Le Gruenwald , University of Oklahoma
Leonard Brown , University of Oklahoma
Greg Speegle , Baylor University
pp. 156

Image Classification and Retrieval Based on Wavelet-SOM (Abstract)

Akifumi Makinouchi , Kyushu University
Kunihiko Kaneko , Kyushu University
Kun-seok Oh , Kyushu University
pp. 164

Heijo-A Video Database System for Retrieving Semantically Coherent Video Information (Abstract)

Shunsuke Uemura , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Toshiyuki Amagasa , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Masatoshi Yoshikawa , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 176
Documents

Text Retrieval by Using k-word Proximity Search (Abstract)

Kunihiko Sadakane , University of Tokyo
Hiroshi Imai , University of Tokyo
pp. 183

A Query Optimization for XML Document Views Constructed by Aggregations (Abstract)

Keizo Oyama , National Center for Science Information Systems
Masatoshi Yoshikawa , National Center for Science Information Systems
Shunsuke Uemura , National Center for Science Information Systems
Hiroyuki Kato , National Center for Science Information Systems
pp. 189

An Approximation Method for Extracting Typical Classes from Semistructured Data (Abstract)

Yoichirou Sato , Okayama Prefectural University
Michiyoshi Hayase , Okayama Prefectural University
Nobutaka Suzuki , Okayama Prefectural University
pp. 197
Spatial Databases

A Spatial Database as a Component of Integrated Database System (Abstract)

Maria E. Orlowska , University of Queensland
Xiaofang Zhou , University of Queensland
pp. 203

Interacting with Topological Invariants of Spatial Databases (Abstract)

Daniele Frigioni , Universit? dell'Aquila
Serafino Cicerone , Universit? dell'Aquila
Laura Tarantino , Universit? dell'Aquila
Paolino Di Felice , Universit? dell'Aquila
pp. 213

Multilevel Data Clustering for Spatial Join Processing (Abstract)

Xiaohua Jia , City University of Hong Kong
Yanchun Zhang , University of Southern Queensland
Jitian Xiao , University of Southern Queensland
pp. 218

Parallel Spatial Join Algorithms Using Grid Files (Abstract)

Jin-Deog Kim , Pusan Info-Tech College
Bong-Hee Hong , Pusan National University
pp. 226
Geographic Databases

Spatio-Temporal LoD for Browsing Video Databases (Abstract)

Takashi Sueda , Hiroshima City University
Masatoshi Arikawa , University of Tokyo
Takashi Maesako , Hiroshima City University
pp. 247
Scientific Data

Information Overlap (Abstract)

Olivier Parchet , University of Geneva
Michel Léonard , University of Geneva
pp. 261

Querying Structured Documents Based on Human Visual Memory (Abstract)

Hiroyuki Kato , National Center for Science Information Systems
Keizo Oyama , National Center for Science Information Systems
Soichiro Hidaka , National Center for Science Information Systems
pp. 267

A Scalable DBMS for Large Scientific Simulations (Abstract)

Ratko Orlandic , Illinois Institute of Technology
John L. Pfaltz , University of Virginia
pp. 271
3-D Motion Data

Querying Video Contents by Motion Example (Abstract)

Pu-Jien Cheng , National Chiao Tung University
Wei-Pang Yang , National Chiao Tung University
pp. 287

On Synchronous Properties of Periodically Generated Data Sequences (Abstract)

Shunsuke Uemura , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Koichi Munakata , Nara Institute of Science and Technology and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Masatoshi Yoshikawa , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 294

Toward a 3D Moving Object Data Model-A Preliminary Consideration- (Abstract)

Yoshifumi Masunaga , Ochanomizu University
Noriko Ukai , Ochanomizu University
pp. 302
Cooperative Systems

Cooperative Database System: A Constructive Review of Cooperative Transaction Models (Abstract)

Heri Ramampiaro , Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Mads Nygård , Norwegian University of Science and Technology
pp. 315

Analysis of Virtual Workspaces (Abstract)

Robert P. Biuk-Aghai , University of Technology at Sydney
Igor T. Hawryszkiewycz , University of Technology at Sydney
pp. 325

A Workspace Management Mechanism for Cooperative Work (Abstract)

Hiroyuki Tarumi , Kyoto University
Yusuke Yokota , Kyoto University
Keiji Sugiyama , Kyoto University
Yahiko Kambayashi , Kyoto University
pp. 333
Workflow

Simulation of Agent-Based Groupware with Human Factors (Abstract)

Tetsuya Matsuyama , Kyoto University
Yahiko Kambayashi , Kyoto University
Satoshi Mizutani , Kyoto University
Hiroyuki Tarumi , Kyoto University
pp. 343

Hard/Soft Deadline Assignment for High Workflow Throughput (Abstract)

Jung Hoon Kim , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Jin Hyun Son , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Myoung Ho Kim , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 359

Supporting Cooperative Work Based on the Semantics of Workflows (Abstract)

Yihua Shi , Fukuoka Junior College of Technology
Tetsuya Furukawa , Kyushu University
Haiyan Xu , Fukuoka Institute of Technology
pp. 366
Data Models

MurMur: A Research Agenda on Multiple Representations (Abstract)

Christine Parent , Universit? de Lausanne
Esteban Zimanyi , Universit? Libre de Bruxelles
Christelle Vangenot , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Stefano Spaccapietra , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
pp. 373

The Time/Place/Object Model for Tracking and History Management in Manufacturing Line Control (Abstract)

Hiromitsu Shimakawa , Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
Hideyuki Takada , Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
Satoshi Horiike , Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
pp. 385

Design and Performance Evaluation of Parallel Algorithms for Path Expressions in Object Database Systems on NOW (Abstract)

Kunihiko Kaneko , Kyushu University
Ge Yu , Northeastern University
Qiang Fang , Northeastern University
Guoren Wang , Northeastern University
Akifumi Makinouchi , Kyushu University
pp. 395

Providing High Concurrency in Object-Oriented Database Systems (Abstract)

Woochun Jun , Seoul National University of Education
pp. 403

The Visual Query Language for an Object-Oriented Knowledge-Based System (Abstract)

Yanchun Zhang , University of Southern Queensland
Ming Xu , National Laboratory for Parallel and Distributed Processing
Kang Zhang , Macquarie University
Yong-Jun Wang , National Laboratory for Parallel and Distributed Processing
Yi-Jie Wang , National Laboratory for Parallel and Distributed Processing
pp. 407

Specification-Based Component Retrieval by Means of Examples (Abstract)

Tetsuro Kakeshita , Saga University
Miyuki Murata , Yatsushiro National College of Technology
pp. 411
System Technology

Autonomous Disks for Advanced Database Applications (Abstract)

Haruo Yokota , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 435

MASEMS: A Scalable and Extensible Multimedia Server (Abstract)

Shojiro Nishio , Osaka University
Budiarto null , Osaka University
pp. 443
Applications

Nchiql: A Chinese Natural Language Query System to Databases (Abstract)

Shuang Liu , RenMing University
Shan Wang , RenMing University
Xiao Feng Meng , RenMing University
pp. 453

Foundations of the DARE System for Drawing Adequate REpresentations (Abstract)

Isabel Cruz , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Giuseppe Santucci , Universit? di Roma ?La Sapienza?
Maria F. Costabile , Universit? di Bari
Tiziana Catarci , Universit? di Roma ?La Sapienza?
pp. 461

Virtual Human Life Simulation and Database: Why and How (Abstract)

Ronan Boulic , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Nathalie Farenc , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Daniel Thalmann , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
pp. 471

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 481
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