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Proceedings. Tenth International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications. DEXA 99 (1999)
Florence, Italy
Sept. 1, 1999 to Sept. 3, 1999
ISBN: 0-7695-0281-4
W01: Parallel & Distributed Databases
Keynote Address

Query Optimization in Multidatabase Systems: Solutions and Open Issues (Abstract)

Tadeusz Morzy , Poznan University of Technology
Zbyszko Krolikowski , Poznan University of Technology
pp. 6

Adding Distribution to a Workflow Management System (Abstract)

Laszlo Böszörmenyi , University of Klagenfurt
Robert Eisner , Groiss Informatics GesmbH
Herbert Groiss , Groiss Informatics GesmbH
pp. 17
Session 2: Distribution Strategy & Communication Control

Multimedia Prefetching Strategy for News-On-Demand Applications (Abstract)

Ahmed Mostefaoui , Ecole Normale superieure de Lyon
Lionel Brunie , National Institute of Applied Sciences
pp. 24

Interoperability of Event Service in Java ORB Environment (Abstract)

Gil Seong Na , Nicstech Company
Sang Ho Lee , Soongsil University
pp. 29

An Object-Oriented Framework for the Parallel Join Operation (Abstract)

Sergio Carvalho , Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro
Alberto Lerner , Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro
Sergio Lifschitz , Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro
pp. 34
Session 3: Application & Technology

Aggregate-Based Query Processing in a Parallel Data Warehouse Server (Abstract)

Jens Albrecht , Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Wolfgang Sporer , Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
pp. 40

Hierarchical Scheduling Algorithms for Near-Line Tape Libraries (Abstract)

Peter Triantafillou , Technical University of Crete
Ioannis Georgiadis , Imperial College
pp. 50
Session 4: Query Optimization & Parallelization

A Parallel Algebra for Object Databases (Abstract)

Sandra de F. Mendes Sampaio , University of Manchester
Norman W. Paton , University of Manchester
Paul Watson , University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Jim Smith , University of Newcastle upon Tyne
pp. 56

Cardinality Estimation of Distributed Join Queries (Abstract)

Faïza Najjar , Facult? des Sciences de Tunis
Yahya Slimani , Facult? des Sciences de Tunis
pp. 66
W02: Mobility in Databases & Distributed Systems

MDDS '99 (PDF)

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Session 1: Mobile Transaction Processing

Achieving Consistency in Mobile Databases through Localization in PRO-MOTION (Abstract)

Subhasish Mazumdar , New Mexico Institute of Technology
Panos K. Chrysanthis , University of Pittsburgh
pp. 82
Session 2: Short Presentations

Roam: A Scalable Replication System for Mobile Computing (Abstract)

David Ratner ,, Inc.
Peter Reiher , University of California at Los Angeles
Gerald Popek , University of California at Los Angeles
pp. 96

Atomicity Implementation in Mobile Computing (Abstract)

Lars Frank , Copenhagen Business School,
pp. 105
Session 3: Mobile Data Access

Causality and the Spatial-Temporal Ordering of Events in Mobile Systems (Abstract)

Ravi Prakash , The University of Texas at Dallas
Roberto Baldoni , University of Rome "La Sapienza"
pp. 116

Dynamic Data Delivery to Mobile Users (Abstract)

Ana Paula Afonso , Universidade de Lisboa
Francisco S. Regateiro , Universidade de Lisboa
Mário J. Silva , Universidade de Lisboa
pp. 121

Wireless Computational Models: Mobile Agents to the Rescue (Abstract)

Constantinos Spyrou , University of Cyprus
George Samaras , University of Cyprus
Paraskevas Evripidou , University of Cyprus
Evaggelia Pitoura , University of Ioannina
pp. 127
Session 4: Mobile Computing Perspectives ? Discussion Panel

Trends and Future of Mobile Computing (Abstract)

Andry Rakotonirainy , The University of Queensland
pp. 136
W03: Similarity Search


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Keynote Address

Is Similarity Search Useful for High Dimensional Spaces? (Abstract)

Roger Weber , ETH Zentrum
Pavel Zezula , Technical University of ?dolni
pp. 146
Session 1: Theory & New Techniques

A Geometric Framework for Modelling Similarity Search (Abstract)

Vladimir Pestov , Victoria University of Wellington and Australian National University
pp. 150

Similarity Search Using Multi-Space KL (Abstract)

Raffaele Cappelli , Universit? di Bologna
Dario Maio , Universit? di Bologna
Davide Maltoni , Universit? di Bologna
pp. 155
Session 2: Multimedia & New Data Types

Windsurf: Region-Based Image Retrieval Using Wavelets (Abstract)

Stefania Ardizzoni , University of Bologna
Ilaria Bartolini , University of Bologna
Marco Patella , University of Bologna
pp. 167
Session 3: Text & Heterogeneous Data

Textual Similarities Based on a Distributional Approach (Abstract)

Romaric Besançon , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Martin Rajman , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Jean-Cédric Chappelier , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
pp. 180

A Markov Random Field Approach for Querying and Reconciling Heterogeneous Databases (Abstract)

G. Bianco , University of Brescia
V. de Antonellis , University of Brescia
M. Melchiori , University of Brescia
S. Castano , University of Milano
pp. 185

A Conceptual Indexing Method for Content-Based Retrieval (Abstract)

C. Diamantini , Universit? di Ancona
M. Panti , Universit? di Ancona
pp. 192
Session 4: Searching in Metric Spaces

On the Region Proximity in Metric Spaces (Abstract)

Pavel Zezula , IEI-CNR
Pasquale Savino , IEI-CNR
Paolo Ciaccia , DEIS - CSITE-CNR
Fausto Rabitti , CNUCE-CNR
pp. 211
Session 5: Classification Techniques

Mining Several Data Bases with an Ensemble of Classifiers (Abstract)

Seppo Puuronen , University of Jyv?skyl?
Vagan Terziyan , Kharkov State Technical University of Radioelectronics
Alexander Logvinovsky , Kharkov State Technical University of Radioelectronics
pp. 218

Advanced Metrics for Class-Driven Similarity Search (Abstract)

Paolo Avesani , Istituto per la Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica
Enrico Blanzieri , Istituto per la Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica
Francesco Ricci , Istituto per la Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica
pp. 223
Session 6: Query Methods

Retrieving Distant Objects Using Tree Indices --- An Approach to Exploratory Databases (Abstract)

Hiroshi Asakura , Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Masatoshi Yoshikawa , NAra Institute of Science and Technology
Shunsuke Uemura , NAra Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 230

Similarity Search through Fuzzy Relational Algebra (Abstract)

Danilo Montesi , Universit? di Milano
Alberto Trombetta , Universit? di Torino
pp. 235
W04: Web-Based Information Visualization

WebVis '99 (PDF)

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Session 1: Navigating the Web

Mapping and Browsing the Web in a 2D Space (Abstract)

Mao Lin Huang , University of Technology Sydney
Wei Lai , University of Southern Qld
Yanchun Zhang , University of Southern Qld
pp. 248

Designing WWW Site Map Systems (Abstract)

C.J. Pilgrim , Swinburne University of Technology
Y.K. Leung , Swinburne University of Technology
pp. 253

VISVIP: 3D Visualization of Paths through Web Sites (Abstract)

John Cugini , National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Jean Scholtz , National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
pp. 259

Visualization of WWW-Search Results (Abstract)

Thomas M. Mann , University of Konstanz
pp. 264

GeoViser- Geographic Visualization of Search Engine Results (Abstract)

Jayesh Govindarajan , Praja Inc.
Matthew Ward , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
pp. 269
Session 2: Experimental Web Environments

The Limitations of Interactive Multiuser 3D Environments in The WWW (Abstract)

M.A.M.S Oliveira , S?o Carlos Federal University
G Todesco , S?o Carlos Federal University
R.B. Araujo , S?o Carlos Federal University
pp. 279
Session 3: User Interfaces Based on Web-Technology

Web-Based Modelling Techniques Providing Interactive Views of Geographical Data with VRML (Abstract)

Flavio Rossi , Istituto per la Matematica Applicata
Michela Spagnuolo , Istituto per la Matematica Applicata
pp. 291
W05: Workshop on the Requirements Engineering Process
Session 1: Reusing Requirements Engineering Processes

Reuse, Validation and Verification of System Development Processes (Abstract)

Peter J. Funk , M?lardalen University
Ivica Crnkovic , M?lardalen University
pp. 300

A Pattern Based Approach for Requirements Engineering (Abstract)

Mounia Fredj , CERAG-ESA
Ounsa Roudiès , Ecole Mohammadia d'Ing?nieurs
pp. 310
Session 2: Modelling the Requirements Engineering Process

A Process Model for Requirements Engineering of CCOTS (Abstract)

Bernhard Deifel , Technische Universit?t M?nchen
pp. 316

Adding a Systemic View to the Requirements Engineering Processes (Abstract)

Vito Veneziano , University of Hertfordshire
Sara Jones , University of Hertfordshire
Carol Britton , University of Hertfordshire
pp. 321
Session 3: Evaluation & Feedback from RE Experiences

Creation of an Automated Management Software Requirements Environment: A Practical Experience (Abstract)

J. Andrade , University of Coru?
J. Ares , University of Coru?
O. Dieste , University of Coru?
R. García , University of Coru?
M. López , University of Coru?
S. Rodríguez , University of Coru?
L. Verde , University of Coru?
pp. 328

Guiding the Process of Requirements Elicitation through Scenario Analysis: Results of an Empirical Study (Abstract)

Mustapha Tawbi , Universit? Paris 1 - Sorbonne
Camille Ben Achour , Universit? Paris 1 - Sorbonne
Fernando Vélez , Universit? Paris 1 - Sorbonne
pp. 345
Session 4: Ensuring the Quality of Requirements

Guidelines for Better Scenarios: Supporting Theories and Evidence (Abstract)

N.A.M. Maiden , City University, London
G. Rugg , Nene University College
P. Patel , Imago Consulting
pp. 352

Reliable Requirements through the Quality Gateway (Abstract)

Suzanne Robertson , The Atlantic Systems Guild Ltd
James Robertson , The Atlantic Systems Guild Ltd
pp. 357
Session 5: REP Experience Reports from European Projects
Session 6: Stakeholder Involvement & Cooperative Requirements Engineering

The Labor Game Method (Abstract)

Vesa Torvinen , University of Turku
pp. 382

Stakeholder Identification in the Requirements Engineering Process (Abstract)

Helen Sharp , City University at Northampton Square
Anthony Finkelstein , University College London
Galal Galal , University College London
pp. 387

Requirements Engineering: Problem Domain Knowledge Capture and the Deliberation Process Support (Abstract)

Sudeep Mallick , Indian Institute of Management Bangalore,
S. Krishna , Indian Institute of Management Bangalore,
pp. 392
W06: Spatio-Temporal Data Models & Languages


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Keynote Address
Session 1: Case Studies & Benchmarking

A Spatio-Temporal Data Model for Analysing Personal Biographies (Abstract)

Marius Thériault , Universit? Laval
Paul Y. Villeneuve , Universit? Laval
Anne-Marie Séguin , Universit? du Qu?bec
Yanick Aubé , Statistique Canada
pp. 410

Oporto: A Realistic Scenario Generator for Moving Objects (Abstract)

Jean-Marc Saglio , ENST Paris
José Moreira , Universidade Portucalense
pp. 426
Session 2: Querying

Towards a Model for Spatio-Temporal Schema Selection (Abstract)

John F. Roddick , University of South Australia
Fabio Grandi , Universit? di Bologna,
Federica Mandreoli , Universit? di Bologna,
Maria Rita Scalas , Universit? di Bologna,
pp. 434

Developments in Spatio-Temporal Query Languages (Abstract)

Martin Erwig , FernUniversit?t Hagen
Markus Schneider , FernUniversit?t Hagen
pp. 441
Keynote Address

CHOROCHRONOS -- Research on Spatiotemporal Database Systems (Abstract)

Timos Sellis , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 452
Poster Session 1

Schema Versioning: Queries to the Generalized Temporal Database System (Abstract)

Viviane Pereira Moreira , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Nina Edelweiss , Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
pp. 458

Spatiotemporal Extensions to Unified Modeling Language (Abstract)

Rosanne Price , Monash University
Bala Srinivasan , Monash University
Kotagiri Ramamohanarao , Melbourne University
pp. 460

Systemic Approach for Spatio-Temporal Database Structuration (Abstract)

Marie-Hélène de Sède , Universit? de Franche-Comt?
Alexandre Moine , Universit? de Franche-Comt?
Patrick Marceau , Universit? de Franche-Comt?
pp. 462
Session 3: Application Analysis

Applying Temporal Databases to Geographical Data Analysis (Abstract)

M.-C. Fauvet , Universit? de Grenoble
S. Chardonnel , Universit? de Grenoble
M. Dumas , Universit? de Grenoble
P.-C. Scholl , Universit? de Grenoble
P. Dumolard , Universit? de Grenoble
pp. 475
Session 4: Temporal Databases

Reasoning with Enhanced Temporal Entity-Relationship Models (Abstract)

Alessandro Artale , University of Manchester
Enrico Franconi , University of Manchester
pp. 482

Shifts in Detail through Temporal Zooming (Abstract)

Kathleen Hornsby , National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis and University of Maine
Max J. Egenhofer , National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis and University of Maine
pp. 487
Session 5: Foundations

A Relational Algebra for User-Defined Periodicity (Abstract)

Paolo Terenziani , Universit? del Piemonte Orientale "Amedeo Avogadro"
pp. 494

Temporal Annotated Constraint Logic Programming with Multiple Theories (Abstract)

Paolo Mancarella , Universit? di Pisa
Alessandra Raffaetà , Universit? di Pisa
Franco Turini , Universit? di Pisa
pp. 501

Beyond Current Technology: The Perspective of Three EC GIS Projects Panel Discussion (Abstract)

F. Giannotti , Italian National Research Council
R. Jeansoulin , Universite de Provence
Y. Theodoridis , Computer Technology Institute
pp. 510
Poster Session 2

An Object-Oriented Model of Maps (Abstract)

Sima Asgari , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Naoki Yonezaki , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 514
W07: Document Analysis & Understanding for Document Databases


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Session 1: Document Modeling

DOCPROS: A Knowledge-Based Personal Document Management System (Abstract)

Xien Fan , Teleran Technologies
Fang Sheng , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Peter A. Ng , University of Nebraska at Omaha
pp. 527
Session 2: Document Image Analysis

Facsimile Processing for a Messaging Server (Abstract)

Laurence Likforman-Sulem , Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications
Bibiana Cuenca , Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications
pp. 539

Desktop Scene Analysis for Document Management System (Abstract)

Toshio Kawashima , Hokkaido University
Tadakatu Nakagawa , Hokkaido University
Takashi Miyazaki , Hokkaido University
Yoshinao Aoki , Hokkaido University
pp. 544
Session 3: Document Classification

Document Classification Using Layout Analysis (Abstract)

Jianying Hu , Lucent Technologies Bell Labs
Ramanujan Kashi , Lucent Technologies Bell Labs
Gordon Wilfong , Lucent Technologies Bell Labs
pp. 556

Document Analysis Techniques for the Infinite Memory Multifunction Machine (Abstract)

Jonathan J. Hull , Ricoh California Research Center
Dar-Shyang Lee , Ricoh California Research Center
John Cullen , Ricoh California Research Center
Peter Hart , Ricoh California Research Center
pp. 561

Document Comparison with a Weighted Topic Hierarchy (Abstract)

Alexander F. Gelbukh , National Polytechnic Institute Mexico
Grigori Sidorov , National Polytechnic Institute Mexico
Adolfo Guzman-Arenas , National Polytechnic Institute Mexico
pp. 566
Session 4: Document Indexing

SIM - A System for Semi-Automatic Indexing of Multilingual Documents (Abstract)

Ulrich Schiel , Universidade Federal da Para?ba Campina Grande
Ianna M.S.F. de Sousa , Universidade Federal da Para?ba Campina Grande
Edberto Ferneda , Escola T?cnica Federal de Alagoas
pp. 577

A Study on Utilizing OCR Technology in Building Text Database (Abstract)

Sun-Hwa Hahn , Korea R&D Information Center
Joon Ho Lee , Soong-sil University
Jin-Hyung Kim , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 582
Session 5: Document Storage & Retrieval

"STRETCH": A System for Document Storage and Retrieval by Content (Abstract)

E. Appiani , Elsag S.P.A.
L. Boato , Elsag S.P.A.
S. Bruzzo , Elsag S.P.A.
A.M. Colla , Elsag S.P.A.
M. Davite , Elsag S.P.A.
D. Sciarra , Elsag S.P.A.
pp. 588

Document Storage and Retrieval in a Neural Database (Abstract)

P. Parodi , ISAS and INFM
V. Torre , ISAS and INFM
F. Venuti , ISAS
G. Musso , ISAS
pp. 598
W08: Information Technologies for Electronic Commerce ¾

iTeC '99 (PDF)

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Session 1: Infrastructure & Services

MMM - Towards an Infrastructure for Emerging Electronic Commerce Applications (Abstract)

H.-A Jacobsen , Humboldt-Universit?t zu Berlin
G. Riessen , Humboldt-Universit?t zu Berlin
O. Günther , Humboldt-Universit?t zu Berlin
R. Müller , Humboldt-Universit?t zu Berlin
pp. 608

System-Level Infrastructure Issues for Controlled Interactions among Autonomous Participants in Electronic Commerce Processes (Abstract)

Manolis Marazakis , University of Crete and Institute of Computer Science, FORTH
Dimitris Papadakis , University of Crete and Institute of Computer Science, FORTH
Christos Nikolaou , University of Crete and Institute of Computer Science, FORTH
Penelope Constanta , University of Crete and Institute of Computer Science, FORTH
pp. 613

Design and Implementation of a Brokerage Service for Electronic Procurement (Abstract)

Martin Bichler , Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
Marion Kaukal , Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
pp. 618

Inter-Enterprise Workflow Management Systems (Abstract)

Avigdor Gal , Rutgers University
Danilo Montesi , University of Milan
pp. 623
Session 2: Agents & Communications

Applying Agents to Search Goods Information Based on Three-Level Metadata Architectures (Abstract)

Duen-Ren Liu , National Chiao Tung University
Shien-Chang Pan , National Chiao Tung University
pp. 630

Calling All Agents, Where Are You? (Abstract)

K.-L. Ong , Nanyang Technological University
C. Chew , Nanyang Technological University
W.-K. Ng , Nanyang Technological University
E.-L. Lim , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 635

Good Business Practice Needs Good Communications - New Generation Chat Software for Real-Time Discussion (Abstract)

C. Charlton , University of Liverpool
J. Little , University of Liverpool
R. Lloyd , University of Liverpool
S. Morris , University of Liverpool
I. Neilson , University of Liverpool
pp. 640
W09: Network-Based Information Systems

NBIS '99 (PDF)

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Session 1: WWW-Based Data Management

Multidimensional Access to European Environmental Data (Abstract)

Wassili Kazakos , Forschungszentrum Informatik
Ralf Kramer , Forschungszentrum Informatik
Ralf Nikolai , Forschungszentrum Informatik
Dimitri Nikolaidis , Forschungszentrum Informatik
pp. 655
Session 2: Network Systems

Agent-Oriented Flexible Multimedia System Considering Organization and QoS Functions (Abstract)

Koji Hashimoto , Iwate Prefectural University
Yoshitaka Shibata , Iwate Prefectural University
Norio Shiratori , Tohoku University
pp. 662

Integration of Diverse Hypermedia Link Servers Using Request Routing (Abstract)

David de Roure , University of Southampton and BT Laboratories
Nigel Walker , BT Laboratories
Les Carr , University of Southampton
pp. 667
Session 3: Algorithms & Protocols

Protocol for Pseudo-Active Replication in Wide-Area Networks (Abstract)

Hiroaki Higaki , Tokyo Denki University
Katsuya Tanaka , Tokyo Denki University
Makoto Takizawa , Tokyo Denki University
pp. 678

An Efficient Multicast Delivery Scheme to Support Mobile IP (Abstract)

Chu-Sing Yang , National Sun Yat-Sen University
Jiing-Ching Yang , National Sun Yat-Sen University
Kun-Da Wu , National Sun Yat-Sen University
Jian-Xing Lee , Institute of Information and Industy
Yuh-Rong Leu , Institute of Information and Industy
pp. 683

Task Rescheduling in Multi-Agent Manufacturing (Abstract)

Martyn Fletcher , University of Keele
S. Misbah Deen , University of Keele
pp. 689
W10: International Workshop on Internet Data Management

IDM '99 (PDF)

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Session 1: XML

XViews: XML Views of Relational Schemas (Abstract)

Chaitanya Baru , University of California at San Diego
pp. 700

An XML-Based, 3-Tier Scheme for Integrating Heterogeneous Information Sources to the WWW (Abstract)

C. Petrou , University of Athens
S. Hadjiefthymiades , University of Athens
D. Martakos , University of Athens
pp. 706

A Data Model and Algebra for the Web (Abstract)

Dell Zhang , Southeast University
Yisheng Dong , Southeast University
pp. 711
Session 2: Web Data Management

Locating Web Information Using Web Checkpoints (Abstract)

A.-K. Luah , Nanyang Technological University
W.-K. Ng , Nanyang Technological University
E.-P. Lim , Nanyang Technological University
W.-P. Lee , Nanyang Technological University
Y.-Y. Cao , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 716

Metrics for Evaluating Database Selection Techniques (Abstract)

James C. French , University of Virginia
Allison L. Powell , University of Virginia
pp. 726
Session 3: Web Site Management

Personalizing the Web Using Site Descriptions (Abstract)

Vinod Anupam , Bell Laboratories - Lucent Technologies
Yuri Breitbart , Bell Laboratories - Lucent Technologies
Juliana Freire , Bell Laboratories - Lucent Technologies
Bharat Kumar , Bell Laboratories - Lucent Technologies
pp. 732

A Goal-Driven Approach to Web Navigation Modeling (Abstract)

Christophe Gnaho , Universit? Paris1
François Larcher , SQL Ing?nierie
pp. 739

WEDAGEN - A Synthetic Web Database Generator (Abstract)

Pallavi Priyadarshini , Nanyang Technological University
Fengqiong Qin , Nanyang Technological University
Ee-Peng Lim , Nanyang Technological University
Wee-Keong Ng , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 744
Session 4: Agent Technology

Dynamic Propagation and Linking of Information Metadata using Mobile Agents (Abstract)

Thomas Füssl , Technische Universit?t M?nchen
Heike Utermann , Technische Universit?t M?nchen
pp. 750

Client-Server Architecture for Accessing Multimedia and Geographic Databases within Embedded Systems (Abstract)

Alain Bouju , University of La Rochelle - L3i
Arunas Stockus , University of La Rochelle - L3i
Frederic Bertrand , University of La Rochelle - L3i
Patrice Boursier , University of La Rochelle - L3i
pp. 760
W11: Legal Information Systems & Applications (LISA'99)

An IR-CBR Approach to Legal Indexing and Retrieval in Bankruptcy Law (Abstract)

Mohamed T. Elhadi , Eotvos Lorant University of Sciences
Tibor Vamos , Hungarian Academy of Sciences
pp. 769

Categorizing Justifications in Legal Argument (Abstract)

Trevor J.M. Bench-Capon , The University of Liverpool
pp. 775

Towards the Formalization of Legal Causal Reasoning (Abstract)

Jos Lehmann , University of Amsterdam
pp. 780

The Diritto Italia Project to Search for Legal Information on the Internet (Abstract)

Mario Ragona , Italian National Research Council
Loriana Serrotti , Italian National Research Council
Fiorenza Socci , Italian National Research Council
PierLuigi Spinosa , Italian National Research Council
pp. 785

Data Mining in Law with Adaptive Learning Techniques (Abstract)

Erich Schweighofer , University of Vienna
Dieter Merkl , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 799
W12: Electronic Commerce & Security

ECS '99 (PDF)

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Keynote Address

Shaping the Research Agenda for Security in E-Commerce (Abstract)

Rolf Oppliger , Swiss Federal Office of Information Technology and Systems (BFI)
pp. 810
Session 1: Role of IT-Security

IT-Security in Electronic Commerce: From Cost to Value Driver (Abstract)

Ralph Holbein , Schweizerische Effekten Giro AG
Thomas Gaugler , University of Zurich
pp. 816
Session 2: Applications of Business Transactions

The Management of Business Transactions through Electronic Contracts (Abstract)

Alexander Runge , University of St. Gallen
Bernd Schopp , University of St. Gallen
Katarina Stanoevska-Slabeva , University of St. Gallen
pp. 824

A Secure Payment System for Electronic Commerce (Abstract)

Ioannis Mavridis , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
George Pangalos , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Triadafyllos Koukouvinos , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Sead Muftic , Stockholm University and Royal Institute of Technology
pp. 832
Session 3: Electronic Commerce Protocols

Batching Proofs of Knowledge and its Applications (Abstract)

Khanh Quoc Nguyen , University ofWestern Sydney
Vijay Varadharajan , University ofWestern Sydney
Yi Mu , University ofWestern Sydney
pp. 844

Efficient Detection of Failure Modes in Electronic Commerce Protocols (Abstract)

Sigrid Gürgens , GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology
Javier Lopez , Universidad de Malaga
René Peralta , University of Wisconsin
pp. 850

Multi-Party Fair Exchange with an Off-Line Trusted Neutral Party (Abstract)

Feng Bao , Kent Ridge Digital Labs
Robert Deng , Kent Ridge Digital Labs
Khanh Quoc Nguyen , University of Western Sydney
Vijay Varadharajan , University of Western Sydney
pp. 858
Session 4: Security Services

Non-Repudiation in An Agent-Based Electronic Commerce System (Abstract)

C.-C. Liew , Nanyang Technological University
W.-K. Ng , Nanyang Technological University
E.-P. Lim , Nanyang Technological University
B.-S. Tan , Nanyang Technological University
K.-L. Ong , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 864

Controlling the Dissemination of Electronic Documents (Abstract)

Jean-Henery Morin , University of Geneva
Dimitri Konstantas , University of Geneva
pp. 869

NIGELOG: Protecting Logging Information by Hiding Multiple Backups in Directories (Abstract)

Tetsuji Takada , University of Electro-Communications
Hideki Koike , University of Electro-Communications
pp. 874
W13: Query Processing in Multimedia Information Systems


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Session 1: Video Management

Unified Video Retrieval System Supporting Similarity Retrieval (Abstract)

Mi Hee Yoon , Sookmyung Women's University
Yong Ik Yoon , Sookmyung Women's University
Kio Chung Kim , Sookmyung Women's University
pp. 884

A Real-Time Prefetching Method for Continuous Media Playback (Abstract)

Sungchae Lim , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Myoung Ho Kim , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 889
Session 2: Multimedia Content Management

Electronic Copyright Management Systems: Requirements, Players and Technologies (Abstract)

F. Bartolini , Universit? di Firenze
V. Cappellini , Universit? di Firenze
A. Piva , Universit? di Firenze
A. Fringuelli , Universit? di Firenze
M. Barni , Universit? di Siena
pp. 896

Vector-Space Image Model (VSIM) for Content-Based Retrieval (Abstract)

Santosh Kulkarni , Monash University
Bala Srinivasan , Monash University
M.V. Ramakrishna , Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
pp. 899
Session 3: Distance Learning Management

A Web-Based Distributed Environment to Support Teleteaching: Design and Implementation Issues (Abstract)

Ch. Bouras , Computer Technology Institute and University of Patras
A. Gkamas , Computer Technology Institute and University of Patras
Th. Tsiatsos , Computer Technology Institute and University of Patras
pp. 906
Session 4: Query & Communications

Lightweight Objects for QoS Management in CORBA (Abstract)

Didier Le Tien , Institut National des T?l?communications
Olivier Villin , Institut National des T?l?communications
Christian Bac , Institut National des T?l?communications
pp. 914

The Design of a Query Language for XML Data (Abstract)

Hiroshi Ishikawa , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
Kazumi Kubota , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
Yasuhiko Kanemasa , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
Yasuo Noguchi , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
pp. 919

QoS-Aware Distributed Query Processing (Abstract)

Haiwei Ye , Universit? du Qu?bec ? Montr?al
Brigitte Kerhervé , Universit? du Qu?bec ? Montr?al
Gregor V. Bochmann , University of Ottawa
pp. 923

Applying Signature Filtering Technique to Join Algorithms (Abstract)

Ge Yu , Northeastern University
Guoren Wang , Northeastern University
Kunihiko Kaneko , Kyushu University
Akifumi Makinouchi , Kyushu University
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Author Index (PDF)

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