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2012 23rd International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (2004)
Zaragoza, Spain
Aug. 30, 2004 to Sept. 3, 2004
ISSN: 1529-4188
ISBN: 0-7695-2195-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Session 1: Document Analysis

Automated Japanese Essay Scoring System : Jess (Abstract)

Tsunenori Ishioka , National Center for Univ. Entrance Exam., Tokyo, Japan
Masayuki Kameda , Ricoh Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 4-8

Processing Normative References on the Basis of Natural Language Questions (Abstract)

Monica Palmirani , CIRSFID, Bologna, Italy
Raffaella Brighi , CIRSFID, Bologna, Italy
Matteo Massini , CIRSFID, Bologna, Italy
pp. 9-12

A Comparative Evaluation of Term Weighting Methods for Information Filtering (Abstract)

Anne de Roeck , The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
Nikolaos Nanas , The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
Victoria Uren , The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
pp. 13-17
Session 2: Multilinguality and Morphology

Multilingual and Multimedia Information Retrieval from Web Documents (Abstract)

Marta Gatius , Technical University of Catalunya, Barcelona
Manuel Bertran , Technical University of Catalunya, Barcelona
Horacio Rodr?guez , Technical University of Catalunya, Barcelona
pp. 20-24

Evaluation of the Automatic Multilinguality for Time Expression Resolution (Abstract)

R. Mu? , University of Alicante, Spain
E. Saquete , University of Alicante, Spain
P. Mar?nez-Barco , University of Alicante, Spain
pp. 25-30

Morphologic Non-Word Error Detection (Abstract)

St?phane Bressan , National University of Singapore
Riky Irawan , National University of Singapore
pp. 31-35
Session 3: Linguistic Knowledge Representation

Meaning Postulates in a Lexico-Conceptual Knowledge Base (Abstract)

Carlos Peri??n-Pascual , Universidad Cat?lica San Antonio de Murcia
Francisco Arcas-T? , Universidad Cat?lica San Antonio de Murcia
pp. 38-42

Dynamic Semantics for a Controlled Natural Language (Abstract)

Rolf Schwitter , Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
pp. 43-47
Session 1

Protection of Cultural Heritage Contents on the Web (Abstract)

Vito Cappellini , Universit? di Firenze, Florence, Italy
Alessandro Piva , Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni, Florence, Italy
Giovanna Damiani , SPSAD, Prato e Pistoia, Florence, Italy
pp. 57-61

A Method for Presenting High Resolution, Archaeological 3D Scan Data in a Narrative Context (Abstract)

Tim Redfern , Dublin Institute of Technology
Eoin Kilfeather , Dublin Institute of Technology
pp. 62-66

Ubiquitous Access to Cultural Tourism Portals (Abstract)

Paolo Paolini , Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Werner Retschitzegger , Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Wieland Schwinger , Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Marco Speroni , Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Birgit Pr? , Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Franca Garzotto , Politecnico di Milano, Italy
pp. 67-72
Session 2

Community Story Exchange (Abstract)

Trevor Collins , The Open University, United Kingdom
Zdenek Zdrahal , The Open University, United Kingdom
Paul Mulholland , The Open University, United Kingdom
pp. 74-78

Supporting the Exploration and Use of Heritage Stories (Abstract)

Zdenek Zdrahal , The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
Trevor Collins , The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
Paul Mulholland , The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
pp. 79-83

Annotating Narratives Using Ontologies and Conceptual Graphs (Abstract)

Jan Uhlir , Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
Martin Falc , Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
pp. 84-88
Session 3

A Metadata Application Profile for Collection-Level Description of Digital Folklore Resources (Abstract)

Irene Lourdi , Ionian University, Corfu, Greece; Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Christos Papatheodorou , Ionian University, Corfu, Greece
pp. 90-94

Ontology Formalism Transformation (Abstract)

Petr Aubrecht , Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
Lubos Kr? , Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
pp. 95-99

On Representing Uncertain Historical Time (Abstract)

Jan Uhl? , Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
Kamil Matousek , Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
pp. 105-109
Session 1

Enabling Distribution and Reuse of Ontology Mapping Information for Semantically Enriched Communication Services (Abstract)

Eva Gahleitner , Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Wolfram W? , Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
pp. 116-121

An Ontology for Linkups between Norms (Abstract)

Raffaella Brighi , CIRSFID - University of Bologna, Italy
pp. 122-126

An Ontology Based-Approach for Semantic Search in Portals (Abstract)

Wallace Anacleto Pinheiro , Military Institute of Engineering - IME/RJ, Brazil
Ana Maria de C. Moura , Military Institute of Engineering - IME/RJ, Brazil
pp. 127-131

Ontology Cleaning by Mereotopological Reasoning (Abstract)

Jos? A. Alonso-Jim?nez , Universidad of Sevilla, Spain
Antonia M. Ch?vez-Gonz?lez , Universidad of Sevilla, Spain
Joaqu? Borrego-D?az , Universidad of Sevilla, Spain
pp. 132-137
Session 2

From Surface to Intensive Matching of Semantic Web Ontologies (Abstract)

S. Castano , Universit? degli Studi di Milano, Italy
A. Ferrara , Universit? degli Studi di Milano, Italy
G. Racca , Universit? degli Studi di Milano, Italy
S. Montanelli , Universit? degli Studi di Milano, Italy
pp. 140-144

QoS in Ontology-Based Service Classification and Discovery (Abstract)

M. Melchiori , Universit? di Brescia, Italy
V. De Antonellis , Universit? di Brescia, Italy
D. Bianchini , Universit? di Brescia, Italy
pp. 145-150

OntoEditor: A Web Tool for Manipulating Ontologies Stored in Database Servers (Abstract)

Karine F. Vasconcelos , Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brasil
Elvis Rodrigues da Silva , Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brasil
Ladjane S. Arruda , Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brasil
Ulrich Schiel , Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brasil
Cl?udio de Souza Baptista , Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brasil
pp. 151-155
Session 3

Using RDF for Policy Specification and Enforcement (Abstract)

Barbara Carminati , Universit? dell'Insubria, Como, Italy
Bhavani Thuraisingham , National Science Foundation, USA
Elena Ferrari , Universit? dell'Insubria, Como, Italy
pp. 163-167

A Search Engine for RDF Metadata (Abstract)

G?nther Pernul , University of Regensburg, Germany
Torsten Priebe , University of Regensburg, Germany
Christian Schl?ger , University of Regensburg, Germany
pp. 168-172
Session 4

A Knowledge-based Framework for Dynamic Semantic Web Services Brokering and Management (Abstract)

Randy Howard , George Mason University E-Center for E-Business
Larry Kerschberg , George Mason University E-Center for E-Business
pp. 174-178

Semantic Web Digital Archive Integration (Abstract)

C. Costilla , Technical University of Madrid
J. Vila , SINBAD-DIT-UPM
M. J. Rodr?guez , SINBAD-DIT-UPM
J. Cremades , SINBAD-DIT-UPM
R. Fern?ndez , SINBAD-DIT-UPM
J. P. Palacios , SINBAD-DIT-UPM
A. Calleja , SINBAD-DIT-UPM
pp. 179-185

Hierarchies in HTML Documents: Linking Text to Concepts (Abstract)

Radek Burget , Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
pp. 186-190
Session 5

Non-Preemptive Preferences in Multi-Agent Task Processing (Abstract)

S. Misbah Deen , University of Keele, England
pp. 203-207
Session 6

Building Blocks of a Semantic Web Framework - Requirements Analysis and Architectural Implications (Abstract)

Thomas Biskup , QuinScape GmbH, Germany
Jorge Marx G?mez , Otto-von-Guericke-Universit?t Magdeburg, Germany
pp. 214-218

Traceable Document Flows (Abstract)

Elke Michlmayr , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Martin Bernauer , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Gerti Kappel , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
pp. 219-225

Managing Personal Digital Resources (Abstract)

Thang To , University of East Anglia
Dan Smith , University of East Anglia
pp. 226-230

Embedding Semantic Annotations into Dynamic Web Contents (Abstract)

Maria del Mar Rold?n-Garc? , University of Malaga, Spain
Nathalie Moreno-Vergara , University of Malaga, Spain
Jos? F. Aldana-Montes , University of Malaga, Spain
Antonio C. G?mez-Lora , University of Malaga, Spain
Iv?n Ruiz-Mostazo , University of Malaga, Spain
Ismael Navas-Delgado , University of Malaga, Spain
pp. 231-235
Session I

Replication for Web-Based Collaboration (Abstract)

Jordi Bataller , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
Francesc Mu? , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
Hendrik Decker , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
Luis Ir? , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
pp. 247-253

Implantation Guide for Collaborative Web-Based Systems (IGCWS) (Abstract)

P. Gonz?lez , U. of Castilla-La Mancha
M. L. Gonz?lez , U. of Castilla-La Mancha
V. M. Ruiz Penichet , U. of Castilla-La Mancha
J. A. Gallud , U. of Castilla-La Mancha
pp. 259-263
Session II

Scaki - The Scaffolding Wiki (Abstract)

Alejandro Fernandez , LIFIA - Universidad Nacional de La Plata
pp. 271-275
Session III

Data Extraction from Web Data Sources (Abstract)

Jerome Robinson , University of Essex, Colchester, U.K.
pp. 282-288

A Federated Agent-Based Solution for Developing Cooperative E-Business Applications (Abstract)

Mahmoud Brahimi , Mentouri University of Constantine, Algeria
Lionel Seinturier , Marie Curie University, France
Mahmoud Boufaida , Mentouri University of Constantine, Algeria
pp. 289-293

PSM: A Model of Collaborative Agents for E-Markets (Abstract)

Waldemar Wieczerzycki , The Poznan University of Economics
pp. 294-298
Session 1: Web and Multimedia Systems

Differential Index Update in Cooperative Search Engine (Abstract)

Nobuyoshi Sato , Toyo University, Japan
Minoru Uehara , Toyo University, Japan
pp. 302-307

Kansei Retrieval Method Based on Design Pattern of Traditional Japanese Crafting Object (Abstract)

Tomoyuki Ishida , Iwate Prefectural University
Yoshitaka Shibata , Iwate Prefectural University
Akihiro Miyakawa , Iwate Prefectural University; Ishikawa Prefecture
Kaoru Sugita , Fukuoka Institute of Technology
pp. 308-312

A Care Communication Service System for Improving Inpatients Quality of Life (Abstract)

Tadahiko Abiko , Yamagata University
Norio Narita , Yonezawa City Hospital
Noriyuki Kamibayashi , Tokyo University of Technology
Akio Koyama , Yamagata University
pp. 313-317

Multimedia Description Language for More Intelligent Networking (Abstract)

Daisuke Hironaka , Fukuoka Institute of Technology
Masao Yokota , Fukuoka Institute of Technology
pp. 318-323
Session 2: Ad-Hoc Networks and Group Protocols

A Selective Border-Casting Zone Routing Protocol for Ad-hoc Networks (Abstract)

Arjan Durresi , Louisiana State University, USA
Yoshitaka Honma , Yamagata University, Japan
Akio Koyama , Yamagata University, Japan
Junpei Arai , Yamagata University, Japan
Leonard Barolli , Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT), Japan
pp. 326-330

Access Control Method with Variable Retransmission Probability in Ad-Hoc networks and Its consideration of the Changing Point (Abstract)

Takashi Okuda , Aichi Prefectural University, Japan
Xuejun Tian , Aichi Prefectural University, Japan
Tetsuo Ideguchi , Aichi Prefectural University, Japan
Yosuke Nakamura , Aichi Prefectural University, Japan
pp. 331-336

Distributed Multimedia Objects in Peer-to-Peer Networks (Abstract)

Kenichi Watanabe , Tokyo Denki University
Tomoya Enokido , Tokyo Denki University
Makoto Takizawa , Tokyo Denki University
pp. 337-341

Group Communication Protocol for Atomic and Causal Delivery of Multimedia Messages (Abstract)

Satoshi Itaya , Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Tomoya Enokido , Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Makoto Takizawa , Tokyo Denki University, Japan
pp. 342-346
Session 3: Multimedia Applications

Proposal of Tradition Handicraft Searching Method Using DCML (Abstract)

Tomoyuki Ishida , Iwate Prefectural University
Akihiro Miyakawa , Ishikawa Prefecture; Iwate Prefectural University
Kaoru Sugita , Iwate Prefectural University
Yoshitaka Shibata , Iwate Prefectural University
pp. 348-352

A Proposal of a Streaming Video System Adapting to Various System Environments and Its Implementation (Abstract)

Katsuya Hakozaki , University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Yuka Kato , University of Electro-Communications, Japan
DongMei Jiang , University of Electro-Communications, Japan
pp. 353-357

A Conceptual Model Based Distance Learning System for Computer Literacy (Abstract)

Hideki Mori , Toyo University, Japan
Yoshiki Murotani , Toyo University, Japan
Minoru Uehara , Toyo University, Japan
pp. 358-362
Session 1

Developing a Database for Proteomic Analysis of Extracytosolic Plant Proteins (Abstract)

Gregory J. Taylor , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Jennafer L. Southron , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Randy Goebel , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Urmila Basu , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Yang Wang , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Osmar R. Za?ane , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Randy M. Whittal , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Julie L. Stephens , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
pp. 366-370

Evaluation Paths to Express Scientific Queries (Abstract)

Kaushal Parekh , Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Maria-Esther Vidal , Universidad Sim?n Bol?var, Caracas, Venezuela
Zo? Lacroix , Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
pp. 371-375

Exploiting Agent and Database Technologies for Biological Data Collection (Abstract)

I. V. Ramakrishnan , State University of New York - Stony Brook
Zo? Lacroix , Arizona State University
Nikeeta Julasana , State University of New York - Stony Brook
Hasan Davulcu , Arizona State University
Kaushal Parekh , Arizona State University
pp. 376-381
Session 2

BioMap: Gene Family based Integration of Heterogeneous Biological Databases Using AutoMed Metadata (Abstract)

Christine Orengo , University College London
Michael Maibaum , Birkbeck College, London; University College London
Galia Rimon , Birkbeck College, London
Alexandra Poulovassilis , Birkbeck College, London
Nigel Martin , Birkbeck College, London
pp. 384-388

Integrating Brain Data Spatially: Spatial Data Infrastructure and Atlas Environment for Online Federation and Analysis of Brain Images (Abstract)

Haiyun He , National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research, UCSD
Joshua Tran , University of California San Diego
Amarnath Gupta , University of California San Diego
Maryann E. Martone , National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research, UCSD
Ilya Zaslavsky , University of California San Diego
pp. 389-393
Session 3

An Efficient Optimal Leaf Ordering for Hierarchical Clustering in Microarray Gene Expression Data Analysis (Abstract)

Jianting Zhang , The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Le Gruenwald , The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
pp. 396-400

A Data Mining Approach to PubMed Query Refinement (Abstract)

Michele Lapi , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
Donato Malerba , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
Caterina Marinelli , IBM SEMEA Sud
Pietro Leo , IBM SEMEA Sud
Margherita Berardi , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
Gaetano Scioscia , IBM SEMEA Sud
pp. 401-405
Invited Paper

Personalised E-Learning Opportunities - Call for a Pedagogical Domain Knowledge Model (Abstract)

David Patterson , University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, UK
Alex G. B?chner , Synergy Learning, Belfast, UK
pp. 410-414

Sharing Learner Profile through an Ontology and Web Services (Abstract)

Jos? Palazzo Moreira de Oliveira , Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul - Institute of Informatics
LydiaSilva Mu? , Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul - Institute of Informatics
Daniela Leal Musa , Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul - Institute of Informatics
pp. 415-419

eLearning Content Provision (Abstract)

R. Anane , Coventry University, UK
G. Theodoropoulos , The University of Birmingham, UK
S. Crowther , The University of Birmingham, UK
J. Beadle , The University of Birmingham, UK
pp. 420-425

Self-Optimising Data Farming for Web Applications (Abstract)

A. Al-Zobaidie , University of Greenwich
A. Butler , University of Greenwich
G. Windall , University of Greenwich
D. Burnell , The Children's Society
pp. 436-440
Session I: Concepts of Knowledge Modelling

Sharing Metadata - Problems and Potential Solutions (Abstract)

Janet McDonnell , University College London, UK
Simone Stumpf , University College London, UK
pp. 444-448

Integrating Concept Mapping and Semantic Web Technologies for Effective Knowledge Management (Abstract)

Margaret Lyell , Intelligent Automation Incorporated
Diane Mularz , The MITRE Corporation
pp. 449-453

A Linguistic and Statistical Approach for Extracting Knowledge from Documents (Abstract)

Dominique Fontaine , Technology University of Compi?gne, France
Philippe Fontaine , Suez Environnement CIRSEE Information Technology Division
Wilfried Njomgue Sado , Technology University of Compi?gne, France; Suez Environnement CIRSEE Information Technology Division
pp. 454-458

MAKO: Multi-Ontology Analytical Knowledge Organization based on Topic Maps (Abstract)

A. Riki Y. Morikawa , George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
Larry Kerschberg , George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
pp. 459-463
Session II: KM Frameworks

Process Oriented Knowledge Management: A Service Oriented Approach (Abstract)

Bernhard Teuchmann , BOC Ib?rica
Dimitris Karagiannis , University of Vienna
Robert Woitsch , BOC Wien
Peter H?fferer , University of Vienna
pp. 471-475

Knowledge and Uncertainty (Abstract)

Alfs T. Berztiss , University of Pittsburgh, PA
pp. 476-480
Session III: KMS Examples

Multidimensional Knowledge Spaces for Strategic Management - Experiences at a Leading Manufacturer of Construction and Mining Equipment (Abstract)

Christian Brelage , ERCIS -European Research Center for Information Systems, Muenster, Germany
Lev Vilkov , ERCIS -European Research Center for Information Systems, Muenster, Germany
Joerg Becker , ERCIS -European Research Center for Information Systems, Muenster, Germany
pp. 482-487

Using REFSENO to Represent Knowledge in the Software Maintenance Process (Abstract)

Francisco Ruiz , Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real (Spain)
Mario Piattini , Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real (Spain)
F?lix Garc? , Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real (Spain)
Aurora Vizca?no , Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real (Spain)
pp. 488-493

Corporate IT Knowledge Workbench : Case Study (Abstract)

Kemal A. Delic , Hewlett-Packard Company
Laurent Douillet , Hewlett-Packard Company
pp. 494-497

Hierarchical Reasoning Based on Stratified Graphs Application in Image Synthesis (Abstract)

Nicolae Tandareanu , University of Craiova, Romania
Mihaela Ghindeanu , University of Craiova, Romania
pp. 498-502
Invited Paper 1

Adaptive Query Processing and the Grid: Opportunities and Challenges (Abstract)

Anastasios Gounaris , University of Manchester, UK
Norman W. Paton , University of Manchester, UK
Alvaro A. A. Fernandes , University of Manchester, UK
Rizos Sakellariou , University of Manchester, UK
pp. 506-510
Session 1: Grid and P2P Systems

Using Data-Flow Analysis for Resilience and Result Checking in Peer-To-Peer Computations (Abstract)

S?bastien Varrette , Projet APACHE (CNRS/INPG/INRIA/UJF), France
Samir Jafar , Projet APACHE (CNRS/INPG/INRIA/UJF), France
Jean-Louis Roch , Projet APACHE (CNRS/INPG/INRIA/UJF), France
pp. 512-516

Using Virtual Organizations Membership System with EDG's Grid Security and Database Access (Abstract)

John White , Helsinki Institute of Physics at CERN
Joni Hahkala , Helsinki Institute of Physics at CERN
Mikko Pitkanen , Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute KNMI
Tapio Niemi , Helsinki Institute of Physics at CERN
Marko Niinimaki , Helsinki Institute of Physics at CERN
Wim Som de Cerff , Helsinki University of Technology
pp. 517-522
Session 2: Semantics for P2P Systems

Massive Parallelism for Query Answering in Weakly Integrated P2P Systems (Abstract)

Zoran Majkic , University of Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
pp. 524-528

On Combining a Semantic Engine and Flexible Network Policies for P2P Knowledge Sharing Networks (Abstract)

S. Castano , Universit? degli Studi di Milano, Italy
E. Pagani , Universit? degli Studi di Milano, Italy
A. Ferrara , Universit? degli Studi di Milano, Italy
S. Montanelli , Universit? degli Studi di Milano, Italy
G. P. Rossi , Universit? degli Studi di Milano, Italy
S. Tebaldi , Universit? degli Studi di Milano, Italy
pp. 529-535
Invited Paper 2

C2P2: A Peer-to-Peer Network for On-Demand Automobile Information Services (Abstract)

Bhaskar Krishnamachari , University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Shahram Ghandeharizadeh , University of Southern California, Los Angeles
pp. 538-542
Session 3: Query Processing and P2P Systems

Query Routing and Processing in Schema-Based P2P Systems (Abstract)

Katja Hose , TU Ilmenau, Germany
Marcel Karnstedt , TU Ilmenau, Germany
Kai-Uwe Sattler , TU Ilmenau, Germany
pp. 544-548
Invited Paper 3

On-Line Analytical Processing on Large Databases Managed by Computational Grids (Abstract)

Ibrahim Elsayed , University of Vienna, Austria
Bernhard Fiser , University of Vienna, Austria
Peter Brezany , University of Vienna, Austria
Umut Onan , University of Vienna, Austria
A. Min Tjoa , Vienna University of Technology, Austria
pp. 556-560
Session 4: Semantics for Grid Computing and Distributed Algorithms

MetaData for Efficient, Secure and Extensible Access to Data in a Medical Grid (Abstract)

Jean-Marc Pierson , LIRIS, CNRS, France
Johan Montagnat , INSA de Lyon, France
Ludwig Seitz , LIRIS, CNRS, France
Hector Duque , LIRIS, CNRS, France; INSA de Lyon, France
pp. 562-566

A Dichotomous Algorithm for Association Rule Mining (Abstract)

D. Laurent , LICP, Universit? de Cergy-Pontoise, France
R. Taouil , LI, Universit? de Tours, France
T.-Y. Jen , HELP Institute, Malaysia
pp. 567-571
Invited Presentations

Using Forest Inventory Data and Geographic Information Systems to Support Forest Management Decision-Making (Abstract)

Patrick D. Miles , USDA Forest Service
Krista M. Gebert , USDA Forest Service
Ronald E. McRoberts , USDA Forest Service
R. James Barbour , USDA Forest Service
Greg C. Liknes , USDA Forest Service
pp. 576-580

Accessing and Extending the Utility of United States Forest Inventory Data (Abstract)

Wayne D. Shepperd , USDA Forest Service
Patrick D. Miles , USDA Forest Service
John S. Vissage , USDA Forest Service
Ronald E. McRoberts , USDA Forest Service
Kenneth E. Skog , USDA Forest Service
Bryce J. Stokes , USDA Forest Service
pp. 581-585

Metadata Integration Framework for Managing Forest Heterogeneous Information Resources (Abstract)

Mohamed T. Ibrahim , the University of Greenwich, UK
Thanh Binh Nguyen , International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Vienna, Austria
pp. 586-591

Taxonomy of Bi-Temporal Events Data Semantics (Abstract)

Chiyaba Njovu , The University of Greenwich, London, UK
Mohammed T. Ibrahim , The University of Greenwich, London, UK
pp. 592-595
Session 1: Fire Information and Decision Support Systems

A Study of Forest Fire Danger Prediction System in Japan (Abstract)

K. T. Yang , University of Notre Dame, IN, USA
Kohyu Satoh , National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster, Tokyo, Japan
Song Weiguo , University of Science and Technology of China, Anhui, China
pp. 598-602

Dynamic Resource Allocation For Forest Fire Risk Management (Abstract)

Francesco Gaetani , Universit? di Genova, Italy
Roberto Sacil , Universit? di Genova, Italy
Riccardo Minciardi , Universit? di Genova, Italy
Paolo Fiorucci , Universit? di Genova, Italy
Eva Trasforini , Universit? di Genova, Italy
pp. 603-607
Session 2: Holistic Environmental Information and Decision Support Systems

Requirements and Design of an Integrated European Environmental Information Communication System (IEEICS) (Abstract)

Alex Fedorec , CMS, University of Greenwich, London, UK
Keith Rennolls , CMS, University of Greenwich, London, UK
Alun Butler , CMS, University of Greenwich, London, UK
Kevin McManus , CMS, University of Greenwich, London, UK
Moh Ibrahim , CMS, University of Greenwich, London, UK
Tim Richards , Conservation Technology Ltd
pp. 610-614

Models and Tools for an Integrated European Environmental Management and Decision Support System, (IEEMDSS) (Abstract)

Alex Fedorec , CMS, University of Greenwich, London
Keith Rennolls , CMS, University of Greenwich, London
Kevin McManus , CMS, University of Greenwich, London
Alun Butler , CMS, University of Greenwich, London
Moh Ibrahim , CMS, University of Greenwich, London
Tim Richards , Conservation Technology Ltd
pp. 615-619
Session 3: Other FEIDSS Papers

A General Decision Model for a Sustainable Groundwater Planning (Abstract)

Riccardo Minciardi , CIMA- Interuniversity Center of Research in Environmental Monitoring; DIST- Department of Communication, Computer and System Sciences
Roberto Sacile , CIMA- Interuniversity Center of Research in Environmental Monitoring; DIST- Department of Communication, Computer and System Sciences
Michela Robba , CIMA- Interuniversity Center of Research in Environmental Monitoring; DIST- Department of Communication, Computer and System Sciences
pp. 622-626

Innovation Diffusion: Predicting Success of System Development (Abstract)

Mandy Haggith , worldforests, Scotland
Alan Thomson , Canadian Forest Service, Canada
Ravi Prabhu , Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia
pp. 627-631
Invited Talk

Reducing Group Management Overhead in Group-Based Location Management (Abstract)

Gary Hoi Kit Lam , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Va Leong , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Stephen Chi Fai Chan , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
pp. 640-644

Filtering Location Stream in Moving Object Database (Abstract)

Xiulan Yu , IBM China Research Laboratory, China
Ying Chen , IBM China Research Laboratory, China
Dong Liu , IBM China Research Laboratory, China
Fanyan Rao , IBM China Research Laboratory, China
pp. 645-649
Session 2: Mobile Agents and Services

Testing Agent-Based Mobile Computing Applications Using Distributed Simulations (Abstract)

S. Ilarri , Univ. of Zaragoza, Spain
A. Illarramendi , Basque Country Univ., Spain
E. Mena , Univ. of Zaragoza, Spain
pp. 652-656

A Complex Systems Approach to Service Discovery (Abstract)

Ricky Robinson , The University of Queensland
Jadwiga Indulska , The University of Queensland
pp. 657-661

ADUS: Indirect Generation of User Interfaces on Wireless Devices (Abstract)

J. A. Royo , Univ. of Zaragoza, Spain
N. Mitrovic , Univ. of Zaragoza, Spain
E. Mena , Univ. of Zaragoza, Spain
pp. 662-666
Session 3: Transactions and Sensor Data

Algebraic Optimization of Data Delivery Patterns in Mobile Sensor Networks (Abstract)

Alexandros Labrinidis , University of Pittsburgh, PA
Panos K. Chrysanthis , University of Pittsburgh, PA
Vladimir Zadorozhny , University of Pittsburgh, PA
pp. 668-672

Comparing Transaction Commit Protocols for Mobile Environments (Abstract)

Christophe Bobineau , LSR-IMAG laboratory - Grenoble University, France
Cyril Labb? , LSR-IMAG laboratory - Grenoble University, France
Patricia Serrano-Alvarado , LSR-IMAG laboratory - Grenoble University, France
Claudia Roncancio , LSR-IMAG laboratory - Grenoble University, France
pp. 673-677
Session 1

Toward Self-Stabilizing Operating Systems (Abstract)

Reuven Yagel , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Shlomi Dolev , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
pp. 684-688

Self-Adaptive and Self-Optimising Resource Monitoring for Dynamic Grid Environments (Abstract)

Graham R. Nudd , University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
H?l?ne N. Lim Choi Keung , University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Stephen A. Jarvis , University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Justin R. D. Dyson , University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
pp. 689-693

Simulation Model for Self-Adaptive Applications in Pervasive Computing (Abstract)

Markus C. Huebscher , Imperial College London
Julie A. McCann , Imperial College London
pp. 694-698
Session 2

Collaborative Reinforcement Learning of Autonomic Behaviour (Abstract)

Vinny Cahill , Trinity College Dublin
Raymond Cunningham , Trinity College Dublin
Eoin Curran , Trinity College Dublin
Jim Dowling , Trinity College Dublin
pp. 700-704

Building a Self-Adaptive Content Distribution Network (Abstract)

Gawesh Jawaheer , Imperial College London
Julie McCann , Imperial College London
pp. 710-713
Session 3

On The Persistence of Computer Dreams - An Application Framework for Robust Adaptive Deployment (Abstract)

Alun R. Butler , University of Greenwich
Mohamed Ibrahim , University of Greenwich
Liz Bacon , University of Greenwich
Keith Rennolls , University of Greenwich
pp. 716-720
Panel I

Self-Adaptability and Man-in-the-Loop: A Dilemma in Autonomic Computing Systems (Abstract)

Nino Vidovic , Cisco Systems Inc., USA
Richard Anthony , University of Greenwich, London, UK
Ric Telford , IBM - RTP, NC, USA
Petre Dini , Cisco Systems Inc., USA
Pascal Lorenz , University of Haute Alsace, France
Mohamed T. Ibrahim , University of Greenwich, London, UK
pp. 722-729
Session 4

Natural Inspiration for Self-Adaptive Systems (Abstract)

Richard John Anthony , University of Greenwich, United Kingdom
pp. 732-736

PAC-MEN: Personal Autonomic Computing Monitoring Environment (Abstract)

David F. Bantz , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
Roy Sterritt , University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
pp. 737-741

Installable Unit Deployment Descriptor for Autonomic Solution Management (Abstract)

Randy George , IBM Software Group
Marcello Vitaletti , IBM Software Group
Christine Draper , IBM Software Group
pp. 742-746

Psychological Models in Autonomic Computing Systems (Abstract)

Andrew Lee , Exeter University
pp. 747-751

A Deliberative Model for Self-Adaptation Middleware Using Architectural Dependency (Abstract)

N. Badr , Liverpool John Moores University, UK
M. Randles , Liverpool John Moores University, UK
A. Taleb-Bendiab , Liverpool John Moores University, UK
D. Reilly , Liverpool John Moores University, UK
pp. 752-756
Session 5

Self-Managing Remote Object Interconnections (Abstract)

Reiner Kamm? , University of Siegen, Germany
Stefan Paal , Fraunhofer Institute for Media Communication, Germany
Bernd Freisleben , University of Marburg, Germany
pp. 758-763

Self-Organisation in Agent-Based Mobile Computing (Abstract)

R. Strahan , University College Dublin, Ireland
Y. Tong , University College Dublin, Ireland
D. Phelan , University College Dublin, Ireland
R. W. Collier , University College Dublin, Ireland
M. J. O'Grady , University College Dublin, Ireland
G. M. P O'Hare , University College Dublin, Ireland
C. Muldoon , University College Dublin, Ireland
pp. 764-768

Protocol for Dynamic Self-Adaptive Coupling in Component-Based Distributed Systems (Abstract)

Andrew Harvey , Cisco Systems, Inc., USA
Petre Dini , Cisco Systems, Inc., USA
Cosmin Dini , Cisco Systems, Inc., USA
Manuela Popescu , Cisco Systems, Inc., USA
pp. 769-773
Session 6

An Auto-Indexing Technique for Databases Based on Clustering (Abstract)

Le Gruenwald , The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Mujiba Zaman , The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Jyotsna Surabattula , The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
pp. 776-780
Panel II

Internet, GRID, Self-Adaptability and Beyond: Are We Ready? (Abstract)

Andreas Polze , University Potsdam, Germany
Petre Dini , Cisco Systems, Inc. USA
Wolfgang Gentzsch , MCNC - RTP, USA
Alexander Clemm , Cisco Systems, Inc. USA
Mark Potts , Hewlett-Packard Corp., USA
Mazin Yousif , Intel Corporation, USA
pp. 782-788
Session 1: Semantic Interoperability

Semantic Interoperability of Field-based Thematic Geographic Information (Abstract)

Maurici Ruiz , Universitat Illes Balears, Spain
Toni Navarrete , Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Josep Blat , Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
pp. 792-796

Semantic Matchmaking in Geo Service Chains: Reasoning with a Location Ontology (Abstract)

Helbert Arenas , International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC)
Rob Lemmens , International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC)
pp. 797-802
Session 2: Representation of Geographic Information

NcML-G{ML}: Encoding NetCDF Datasets Using GML (Abstract)

J. Caron , University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, USA
S. Nativi , IMAA - CNR and University of Florence at Prato, Italy
B. Domenico , University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, USA
pp. 804-808

A Multiresolution Approach for Internet GIS Applications (Abstract)

Cl?udio de Souza Baptista , Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
Elvis Rodrigues da Silva , Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
Anselmo C. Paiva , Universidade Federal do Maranh?o, Brasil
F?bio Luiz Leite Jr. , Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brazil
pp. 809-813

Spatio-Temporal Data Warehouse Design for Human Activity Pattern Analysis (Abstract)

K. Zeitouni , Versailles University, France
T. Wan , Versailles University, France
L. Savary , Versailles University, France
pp. 814-818

Real-Time Terrain Rendering using LodStrips Multiresolution Model (Abstract)

M. Chover , Universitat Jaume I, Spain
C. Granell , Universitat Jaume I, Spain
J. F. Ramos , Universitat Jaume I, Spain
pp. 819-823

Directional Neighbourhood Calculations in Spatial Partition Trees (Abstract)

Jos? Poveda , Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Michael Gould , Universitat Jaume I, Spain
pp. 824-828
Session 3: GeoInfo Services 1

In-Building Positioning: Modeling Location for Indoor World (Abstract)

Kris Kolodziej , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Jos? Danado , University of ?vora, Rua Rom?o, Portugal
pp. 830-834

An Object-Oriented Approach to GI Web Service Composition (Abstract)

C. Granell , Universitat Jaume I, Spain
J. F. Ramos , Universitat Jaume I, Spain
pp. 835-839

Enhancing GI Discovery with ISO Feature Type Catalogues - A Metamodelling Approach (Abstract)

U. Einspanier , con terra GmbH and Institute for Geoinformatics, Germany
pp. 840-844
Session 4: Spatial Data Infrastructures

GI-Cat: a Web Service for Dataset Cataloguing Based on ISO 19115 (Abstract)

S. Nativi , Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis of the National Research Council, Italy
L. Bigagli , Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis of the National Research Council, Italy
P. Mazzetti , Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis of the National Research Council, Italy
G. Villoresi , Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis of the National Research Council, Italy
pp. 846-850

An XML- and Log-Based Infrastructure For Evaluating And Teaching Spatio-Temporal Indexing Schemes (Abstract)

Tobias Gerke , West f?lische Wilhelms-Universit?t M?nster, Germany
Jan Vahrenhold , West f?lische Wilhelms-Universit?t M?nster, Germany
Tina Strauf n? Hausmann , West f?lische Wilhelms-Universit?t M?nster, Germany
Ludger Becker , West f?lische Wilhelms-Universit?t M?nster, Germany
Klaus Hinrichs , West f?lische Wilhelms-Universit?t M?nster, Germany
pp. 851-855

GisViewer: A Web-Based Geo-Spatial Digital Library (Abstract)

Patricia Hartnett , University College Dublin, Ireland
Michela Bertolotto , University College Dublin, Ireland
pp. 856-860

Visual Analysis of Geographic Metadata in a Spatial Data Infrastructure (Abstract)

M. De Martino , Istituto di Matematica Applicata e Tecnologie Informatiche
R. Albertoni , Istituto di Matematica Applicata e Tecnologie Informatiche
A. Bertone , Istituto di Matematica Applicata e Tecnologie Informatiche
pp. 861-865

SDIs: Potentials for Agriculture (Abstract)

Olaf N?lle , Institute for Agricultural and Forestal Informatics at the University of M?nster, Germany
pp. 866-870
Session 5: GeoInfo Services 2

Integrating GML Resources and Other Web Resources (Abstract)

J. E. C?rcoles , Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
P. Gonz?lez , Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
pp. 872-877

Management of Nested Collections of Resources in Spatial Data Infrastructures (Abstract)

F. J. Zarazaga-Soria , University of Zaragoza, Spain
P. R. Muro-Medrano , University of Zaragoza, Spain
J. Nogueras-Iso , University of Zaragoza, Spain
pp. 878-882

Interactive Visual Exploration of Multidimensional Data: Requirements for CommonGIS with OLAP (Abstract)

Simon Scheider , Fraunhofer AIS, Germany
Angi Voss , Fraunhofer AIS, Germany
Vera Hernandez , Fraunhofer AIS, Germany
Hans Voss , Fraunhofer AIS, Germany
pp. 883-887

OXYGENE: A Platform for the Development of Interoperable Geographic Applications and Web Services (Abstract)

Arnaud Braun , Institut G?ographique National/COGIT Laboratory, France
Thierry Badard , Institut G?ographique National/COGIT Laboratory, France
pp. 888-892
Invited Talk
Session A: Toward Flexible Database Systems

Living with Inconsistencies in a Multidatabase System (Abstract)

Janusz R. Getta , University of Wollongong, Australia
pp. 905-909
Session B: Flexible Relational Databases

Possibilistic Databases and Generalized Yes/No Queries (Abstract)

Patrick Bosc , IRISA/ENSSAT, Lannion, France
Olivier Pivert , IRISA/ENSSAT, Lannion, France
pp. 912-916

Representation of Fuzzy Knowledge in Relational Databases (Abstract)

Mario Piattini , Univ. de Castilla la Mancha, Spain
Ang?lica Urrutia , Univ.Cat?lica del Maule, Chile
Jos? Galindo , Univ. de M?laga, Spain
pp. 917-921

A Possible World Approach to Uncertain Relational Data (Abstract)

Maurice van Keulen , University of Twente, The Netherlands
Ander de Keijzer , University of Twente, The Netherlands
pp. 922-926
Session C: Semi-Structured Data

XML Document Summarization: Using XQuery for Synopsis Creation (Abstract)

Letizia Tanca , Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Stefania Marrara , Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Sara Comai , Politecnico di Milano, Italy
pp. 928-932

Dimensions of Ignorance in a Semi-Structured Data Model (Abstract)

Danilo Montesi , University of Camerino, Italy
Matteo Magnani , University of Bologna, Italy
pp. 933-937
Session D: Vague and Indeterminate Spatial Data

LITO - A Logic For Indeterminate Temporal Objects (Abstract)

Ulrich Schiel , UFCG/CCT, Campina Grande - PB
Bernardo Lula, Jr. , UFCG/CCT, Campina Grande - PB
Ed Porto Bezerra , UFPB/CCEN, Jo?o Pessoa - PB
pp. 940-944

Storing and Handling Vague Spatial Objects (Abstract)

Pawalai Kraipeerapun , International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), The Netherlands
Rolf A. de By , International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), The Netherlands
Wim Bakker , International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), The Netherlands
Arta Dilo , International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), The Netherlands
pp. 945-950
Session 1: Mobile P2P Systems

Opportunistic Dissemination of Spatio-Temporal Resource Information in Mobile Peer to Peer Networks (Abstract)

Ouri Wolfson , University of Illinois at Chicago
Bo Xu , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 954-958

Software Implementation for Mobile Agents in Peer-to-Peer-Networks - A Case Study (Abstract)

Jorge Marx G?mez , Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany
Daniel L? , University of Hanover, Germany
pp. 959-963
Session 2: Trust in P2P Systems

Expanding Trust Beyond Reputation in Peer-To-Peer Systems (Abstract)

Vijay Kumar , University of Missouri - Kansas City
Terry Bearly , University of Missouri - Kansas City
pp. 966-970

Modeling Group Trust For Peer-to-Peer Access Control (Abstract)

Abhilash Gummadi , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jong P. Yoon , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
pp. 971-978

A Protocol for Reputation Management in Super-Peer Networks (Abstract)

Pierangela Samarati , Universit? di Milano, Italy
Stefano Paraboschi , Universit? di Bergamo, Italy
Ernesto Damiani , Universit? di Milano, Italy
Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati , Universit? di Milano, Italy
Shalendra Chhabra , University of California, Riverside
pp. 979-983
Session 3: Indexing in P2P Systems

An Index System for Dynamic Peer-to-Peer Network Based on Document Usefulness (Abstract)

Kenro Aihara , National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Atsuhiro Takasu , National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Jun Adachi , National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Taizo Yamada , The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan
pp. 986-990

A Tree-based DHT Approach to Scalable Weakly Consistent Peer-to-Peer Data Management (Abstract)

Dietrich Fahrenholtz , Hamburg University of Technology
Volker Turau , Hamburg University of Technology
pp. 991-998
Session 1

Conceptual Process Models: Using Process Architecture in Practice (Abstract)

E. G. A. J. de Bruin , ABP Pensioenen, the Netherlands
L. Wedemeijer , ABP Pensioenen, the Netherlands
pp. 1002-1006

A Model of Business Process Support System for E-Government (Abstract)

Wolffried Stucky , University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Tatyana Podgayetskaya , University of Karlsruhe, Germany
pp. 1007

Supporting Public Software Acquisition Workflows - Implications for Data Models (Abstract)

Werner Aigner , University of Linz
Peter Regner , University of Linz
Josef K? , University of Linz
Thomas Wiesinger , University of Linz
pp. 1016
Session 2

A Non-intrusive Infrastructure for the Integration of Business Processes (Abstract)

Renata Mendes Araujo , DIA / UNIRIO, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Marcelo Trannin Machado , COPPE / UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Marcos R. S. Borges , NCE & IM / UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
pp. 1024-1028

Supporting Web-Based Collaboration between Virtual Enterprise Partners (Abstract)

Gerald Quirchmayr , University of South Australia; Universit?t Wien
Damien Bright , University of South Australia
pp. 1029-1035

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