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2012 23rd International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (1996)
Zurich, SWITZERLAND
Sept. 9, 1996 to Sept. 13, 1996
ISBN: 0-8186-7662-0
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Seventh International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications
Session 1A: Object-Oriented Databases I

Object histories as a foundation for an active OODB (Abstract)

J. Van den Akker , CWI, Amsterdam, Netherlands
A. Siebes , CWI, Amsterdam, Netherlands
pp. 2

Object-oriented modelling of periodicals (Abstract)

M.J.A. Cabo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. Jaume I, Castellon, Spain
R.B. Llavori , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. Jaume I, Castellon, Spain
pp. 9

Vertical fragmentation in distributed object database systems with complex attributes and methods (Abstract)

L. Bellatreche , Fac. de Med. de Grenoble, La Tronche, France
A. Simonet , Fac. de Med. de Grenoble, La Tronche, France
M. Simonet , Fac. de Med. de Grenoble, La Tronche, France
pp. 15
Session 1B: Active and Temporal Aspects I

Processing deductions in an active fashion (Abstract)

M.S. Desouki , Fac. de Med. de Grenoble, La Tronche, France
A. Simonet , Fac. de Med. de Grenoble, La Tronche, France
M. Simonet , Fac. de Med. de Grenoble, La Tronche, France
pp. 23

Optimizing query evaluation in deductive databases using reductions (Abstract)

K. Barkaoui , Lab. CEDRIC-CNAM, Paris, France
Y. Maizi , Lab. CEDRIC-CNAM, Paris, France
pp. 30

The ARCS data point processor (Abstract)

J. Gutleber , Austrian Res. Centre, Seibersdorf, Austria
pp. 40
Session 1C: Expert and Knowledge-Based Systems I

Knowledge acquisition and representation through neighborhoods (Abstract)

M.J. Cullinane , Dept. of Math., New Hampshire Univ., Durham, NH, USA
D.T. Kao , Dept. of Math., New Hampshire Univ., Durham, NH, USA
S.D. Shore , Dept. of Math., New Hampshire Univ., Durham, NH, USA
pp. 49

Principled development of knowledge based systems-the importance of domain history (Abstract)

T. Bench-Capon , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Liverpool Univ., UK
S. Lynch , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Liverpool Univ., UK
R. Paton , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Liverpool Univ., UK
pp. 56

Probabilistic classification in Osiris, a view-based OO DBMS and KBMS (Abstract)

C.G. Bassolet , Fac. de Med. de Grenoble, La Tronche, France
A. Simonet , Fac. de Med. de Grenoble, La Tronche, France
M. Simonet , Fac. de Med. de Grenoble, La Tronche, France
pp. 62
Session 1D: Applications I

Resource discovery: modelling, cataloguing and searching (Abstract)

B.C. Desai , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
R. Shinghal , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 70

Uniform hypertext presentations on the World Wide Web (Abstract)

N. Aloia , CNUCE-CNR, Pisa, Italy
S. Giuliano , CNUCE-CNR, Pisa, Italy
G.A. Romano , CNUCE-CNR, Pisa, Italy
pp. 76

A research activity support system for the Italian cultural heritage (Abstract)

C. Dell'Aquila , Dipartimento di Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
F. Tangorra , Dipartimento di Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
pp. 82
Session 1E: Transaction Concepts and Physical Aspects I

Grid file declustering, an implementation of a multidimensional indexing strategy (Abstract)

G.M. Bryan , Dept. of Comput., Univ. of Western Sydney, Kingswood, NSW, Australia
W.E. Moore , Dept. of Comput., Univ. of Western Sydney, Kingswood, NSW, Australia
pp. 94

A two-phase commit protocol and its performance (Abstract)

B.S. Boutros , Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
B.C. Desai , Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 100

Indexing management for distributed linear hash files (Abstract)

Shang-Sheng Tung , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
Hongyuan Zha , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
T. Keefe , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 106
Session 2A: Object-Oriented Databases II

Enacting authorization models for object-oriented databases (Abstract)

F. Buddrus , Databases & Inf. Syst., Frankfurt Univ., Germany
pp. 116

The ROL deductive object base language (Abstract)

M. Liu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Regina Univ., Sask., Canada
pp. 122

An introduction to schema versioning in OODBMS (Abstract)

S.-E. Lautemann , Fachbereich Inf., Frankfurt Univ., Germany
pp. 132
Session 2B: Active and Temporal Aspects II

Specification of the database behavior through the active object paradigm (Abstract)

M. Madjid , Inst. Nat. des Sci. Appliquees, Villeurbanne, France
A. Youssef , Inst. Nat. des Sci. Appliquees, Villeurbanne, France
pp. 141

Integrity checking for nested transactions (Abstract)

B. Defude , Inst. Nat. des Telecommun., Evry, France
H. Martin , Inst. Nat. des Telecommun., Evry, France
pp. 147

A comparative study of temporal DBMS architectures (Abstract)

C. Vassilakis , Dept. of Inf., Athens Univ., Greece
P. Georgiadis , Dept. of Inf., Athens Univ., Greece
A. Sotiropoulou , Dept. of Inf., Athens Univ., Greece
pp. 153
Session 2C: Expert and Knowledge-Based Systems II

Optimizing the user-interface of a knowledge-based system (Abstract)

C. Ruckert , Inst. for Mech. Design/Eng. Design, Tech. Univ. Berlin, Germany
S. Klein , Inst. for Mech. Design/Eng. Design, Tech. Univ. Berlin, Germany
pp. 166

Using a distributed knowledge base to coordinate autonomous mobile systems (Abstract)

S. Stoehr , Res. Inst for Robotic & Real-Time Syst., Tech. Univ. Munich, Germany
pp. 172
Session 2D: Applications II

Modelling multimedia structured documents: a retrieval oriented approach (Abstract)

F. Fourel , IMAG, Grenoble, France
P. Mulhem , IMAG, Grenoble, France
pp. 179
Session 2E: Advanced Database and Information System Methods I

Versioning model of image objects for easy development of image database applications (Abstract)

S. Kawashima , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Gunma Univ., Japan
M. Tabata , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Gunma Univ., Japan
Y. Kanamori , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Gunma Univ., Japan
Y. Masunaga , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Gunma Univ., Japan
pp. 194

Improving query response time in scientific databases using data aggregation -a case study (Abstract)

W. Lehner , Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
T. Ruf , Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
M. Teschke , Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
pp. 201
Session 3A: Object-Oriented Databases III

The design of an extensible multimedia library for an OODBMS (Abstract)

J. Martinez , Inst. de Recherche en Inf. de Nantes, IRESTE, Nantes, France
pp. 208

Real-time scheduling for semantic concurrency control of object-oriented database systems (Abstract)

Y. Murakami , Osaka Kyoiku Univ., Ikeda, Japan
M. Nishikaku , Osaka Kyoiku Univ., Ikeda, Japan
T. Okada , Osaka Kyoiku Univ., Ikeda, Japan
M. Sakaguchi , Osaka Kyoiku Univ., Ikeda, Japan
M. Nagata , Osaka Kyoiku Univ., Ikeda, Japan
pp. 214

Adding semantics for version propagation in OODBs (Abstract)

C. Oussalah , EERIE, Nimes, France
C. Urtado , EERIE, Nimes, France
pp. 222
Session 3B: Advanced Database and Information System Methods II

New metaphors for a visual query language (Abstract)

B. Belieres , SLIGOS, Vineuil, France
C. Trepied , SLIGOS, Vineuil, France
pp. 229

The graphical system of Fibonacci (Abstract)

G. Ghelli , Dipartimento di Inf., Pisa Univ., Italy
I. Pucci , Dipartimento di Inf., Pisa Univ., Italy
pp. 237

A database for configuration management (Abstract)

G. Heidenreich , Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
D. Kips , Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
V. Volle , Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
pp. 243

Concurrency control using a new conflict relation (Abstract)

SangKeun Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Univ., Seoul, South Korea
SoonYoung Jung , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Univ., Seoul, South Korea
Chong-Sun Hwang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Univ., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 249
Session 3C: Expert and Knowledge-Based Systems III

On the reusability of ontologies in knowledge-system design (Abstract)

P. Visser , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Liverpool Univ., UK
T. Bench-Capon , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Liverpool Univ., UK
pp. 256

Indeterminateness in qualitative and quantitative reasoning (Abstract)

D. Zboril , Inst. fur Phonetik & Sprachliche Kommunikation, Munchen, Germany
F. Metze , Inst. fur Phonetik & Sprachliche Kommunikation, Munchen, Germany
pp. 262

Using rough sets for rough classification (Abstract)

J. Shao , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. Coll. of Wales, Cardiff, UK
pp. 268
Session 3D: Applications III

Lassy-a system for analyzing grammatical dependencies in Latin (Abstract)

H. Gartner , Fachbereich Math. & Inf., Bremen Univ., Germany
M. Gogolla , Fachbereich Math. & Inf., Bremen Univ., Germany
pp. 275

WebinTool: a generic Web to database interface building tool (Abstract)

Jian Hu , Roslin Inst., Edinburgh, UK
D. Nicholson , Roslin Inst., Edinburgh, UK
C. Mungall , Roslin Inst., Edinburgh, UK
A.L. Hillyard , Roslin Inst., Edinburgh, UK
A.L. Archibald , Roslin Inst., Edinburgh, UK
pp. 285

A comparison of morpheme and word based document retrieval for Asian languages (Abstract)

Van Be Hai Nguyen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., R. Melbourne Inst. of Technol., Vic., Australia
P. Vines , Dept. of Comput. Sci., R. Melbourne Inst. of Technol., Vic., Australia
R. Wilkinson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., R. Melbourne Inst. of Technol., Vic., Australia
pp. 291
Session 4A: Object-Oriented Databases IV

Implementation of checkout/checkin mechanism on object-oriented database systems (Abstract)

Hyun-Ju Park , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Seoul Nat. Univ., South Korea
S.I. Yoo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Seoul Nat. Univ., South Korea
pp. 298

Extending ODMG for federated database systems (Abstract)

E. Radeke , C-LAB, Paderborn, Germany
pp. 304
Session 4B: Advanced Database and Information System Methods III

Classifying software process models based on natural language descriptions (Abstract)

E. Ellmer , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Wien Univ., Austria
D. Merkl , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Wien Univ., Austria
pp. 320

An approach to multiparadigm programming database systems (Abstract)

Jia Liang Han , Dept. of Math. & Comput., Univ. of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Qld., Australia
pp. 326
Session 4C: Transaction Concepts and Physical Aspects II

Performance upgrade for large object bases using disk arrays (Abstract)

Chiang Lee , Inst. of Inf. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
Chih-Horng Ke , Inst. of Inf. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
Yaw-Huei Chen , Inst. of Inf. Eng., Nat. Cheng Kung Univ., Tainan, Taiwan
pp. 341

Implementation of a speculative concurrency controller (Abstract)

D. Posselt , Stuttgart Univ., Germany
P.J. Fortier , Stuttgart Univ., Germany
pp. 347

An incremental update propagation scheme for a cooperative transaction model (Abstract)

Am Suk Oh , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Pusan Nat. Univ., South Korea
Jin-Oh Choi , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Pusan Nat. Univ., South Korea
Bong-Hee Hong , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Pusan Nat. Univ., South Korea
pp. 353
Session 4D: Applications IV

Managing multiple representations of georeferenced elements (Abstract)

C.B. Medeiros , DCC-IMECC, UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
M.J. Bellosta , DCC-IMECC, UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
G. Jomier , DCC-IMECC, UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
pp. 364

Information management to meet the needs of legal professionals (Abstract)

M.A. Pasha , Dept. of Electron. & Comput. Sci., Southampton Univ., UK
P.J. Soper , Dept. of Electron. & Comput. Sci., Southampton Univ., UK
pp. 371

Conceptual modeling of statistical data (Abstract)

J. Pokorny , Dept. of Software Eng., Charles Univ., Prague, Czech Republic
pp. 377
Session 5A: Object-Oriented Databases V

Querying conceptual schemata of object-oriented databases (Abstract)

I. Savnik , Dept. of Comput. Syst., Jozef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana, Slovenia
Z. Tari , Dept. of Comput. Syst., Jozef Stefan Inst., Ljubljana, Slovenia
pp. 384

A concept of data migration in a distributed, object-oriented knowledge base (Abstract)

O. Schmid , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
pp. 391
Session 5B: Advanced Database and Information System Methods IV

Checking extensional constraints of federated schemata (Abstract)

A. Saoudi , IRIN-IRESTE Atlanpole, Nantes, France
G. Nachouki , IRIN-IRESTE Atlanpole, Nantes, France
H. Briand , IRIN-IRESTE Atlanpole, Nantes, France
pp. 398

QUICK: graphical user interface to multiple databases (Abstract)

Wang Chiew Tan , Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
Ke Wang , Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
Limsoon Wong , Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 404

An introduction to enterprise-participant data model (Abstract)

Kevin Houzhi Xu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
B. Bhargava , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 410
Session 5C: CSCW and Workflow Management Systems I

A method for designing CSCW systems (Abstract)

I.T. Hawryszkiewycz , School of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Technol., Sydney, NSW, Australia
pp. 419

Computer-supported cooperative work and the Internet (Abstract)

T. Gross , Inst. of Comput. Sci., Johannes Kepler Univ., Linz, Austria
R. Traunmuller , Inst. of Comput. Sci., Johannes Kepler Univ., Linz, Austria
pp. 425
Session 5D: Transaction Concepts and Physical Aspects III

The impact of seeking in partial match retrieval (Abstract)

A. Vakali , Dept. of Inf., Aristotelian Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
Y. Manolopoulos , Dept. of Inf., Aristotelian Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 432
Session 6A: CSCW and Workflow Management Systems II

Towards a highly scalable architecture for workflow management systems (Abstract)

P. Heinl , Dept. of Comput. Sci. VI, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
H. Schuster , Dept. of Comput. Sci. VI, Erlangen-Nurnberg Univ., Germany
pp. 439

Exposing the collaborative nature of data: working together in the PIT (Abstract)

J.A. Mariani , Dept. of Comput., Lancaster Univ., UK
T. Rodden , Dept. of Comput., Lancaster Univ., UK
pp. 445

Modeling workflow using tasks and transactions (Abstract)

A.H.H. Ngu , Sch. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., New South Wales Univ., Kensington, NSW, Australia
Toncan Duong , Sch. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., New South Wales Univ., Kensington, NSW, Australia
U. Srinivasan , Sch. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., New South Wales Univ., Kensington, NSW, Australia
pp. 451

Supporting large meetings with query awareness (Abstract)

G. Schwabe , Hohenheim Univ., Germany
pp. 457

Versioning technique for collaborative writing tools (Abstract)

W. Wieczerzycki , Franco-Polish School of New Inf. & Commun. Technols., Poznan, Poland
pp. 463
Session 6B: Advanced Database and Information System Methods V

Query processing in Distributed PIOS (Abstract)

F. Rabitti , Istituto CNUCE, CNR, Pisa, Italy
L. Benedetti , Istituto CNUCE, CNR, Pisa, Italy
F. Demi , Istituto CNUCE, CNR, Pisa, Italy
pp. 470

Deferred maintenance of replicated objects in single-site databases (Abstract)

J. Teuhola , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Turku Univ., Finland
pp. 476

Apply the nearest rule to fuzzy object-oriented database (Abstract)

Shinin Zhu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
pp. 482
Session 6C: Relational and Extended Relational Approaches

On the query translation in federative relational databases (Abstract)

Yangjun Chen , Tech. Univ. Chemnitz, Germany
W. Benn , Tech. Univ. Chemnitz, Germany
pp. 491

Interfacing a relational database using conceptual graphs (Abstract)

O. Haemmerle , LIRMM, Univ. des Sci. et Tech. du Languedoc, Montpellier, France
B. Carboneill , LIRMM, Univ. des Sci. et Tech. du Languedoc, Montpellier, France
pp. 499

Join sequence optimization in parallel query plans (Abstract)

U.J. Langer , Dept. CS, Rostock Univ., Germany
H.F. Meyer , Dept. CS, Rostock Univ., Germany
pp. 506

Extracting symbolic objects from relational databases (Abstract)

V. Stephan , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Le Chesnay, France
pp. 514

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