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Database Engineering and Applications Symposium, International (1997)
Montreal, CANADA
Aug. 24, 1997 to Aug. 27, 1997
ISBN: 0-8186-8114-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Session 1: User Interfaces to Databases: Chair: Farshad Fotouhi

Using Active Constructs in User-Interfaces to Object-Oriented Databases (Abstract)

Jessie B. Kennedy , Computer Studies Department, Napier University,
Peter J. Barclay , Computer Studies Department, Napier University,
Kenneth J. Mitchell , Computer Studies Department, Napier University,
pp. 3

A graphical interface for cooperative access to distributed and heterogeneous database systems (Abstract)

N. Weissenberg , Technologiezentrum, Deutsche Telekom AG, Darmstadt, Germany
Xuequn Wu , Technologiezentrum, Deutsche Telekom AG, Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 13

A visual query interface for a customisable schema visualisation system (Abstract)

W.A. Gray , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Wales, Cardiff, UK
N.J. Fiddian , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Wales, Cardiff, UK
A.P. Madurapperuma , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Wales, Cardiff, UK
pp. 23

An OODBMS graphical development environment (Abstract)

K.A. Jababo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
B.C. Desai , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 33
Session 2: Database Engineering I: Transaction Engineering/Processing: Chair: Lois Delcambre

Optimal view selection for multidimensional database systems (Abstract)

F. Fotouhi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
E. Soutyrina , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
pp. 45

Accommodating logical logging under fuzzy checkpointing in main memory databases (Abstract)

Seungkyoon Woo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Taejon, South Korea
Myoung Ho Kim , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Taejon, South Korea
Yoon Joon Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Taejon, South Korea
pp. 53

Tree balance and node allocation (Abstract)

W. Benn , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Chemnitz, Germany
Yangjun Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Chemnitz, Germany
pp. 63

Alternative correctness criteria for multiversion concurrency control and a locking protocol via freezing (Abstract)

Chanjung Park , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Sogang Univ., Seoul, South Korea
Seog Park , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Sogang Univ., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 73
Session 3: Data Management I: Distribution and Interoperability: Chair: Peter Z. Revesz

Detection of access control flaws in a distributed database system with local site autonomy (Abstract)

D.L. Spooner , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
Y. Temtanapat , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
pp. 85

A minimal-model based horizontal fragmentation algorithm for disjunctive deductive databases (Abstract)

A. Seetharaman , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT, USA
Yiu-Kai Ng , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT, USA
pp. 94

A replica control method for improving availability for read-only transactions (Abstract)

Chang Sup Park , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Taejon, South Kore
Yoon Joon Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Taejon, South Kore
Myoung Ho Kim , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Taejon, South Kore
pp. 104

An analysis of database rules (Abstract)

J. Debenham , Univ. of Technol., Sydney, NSW, Australia
pp. 113
Session 4: Database Applications and Enhancements: OODBMS and RDMS: Chair: Anne Pons

A case study for the management of a set of spectrally analysed signals based on OODBMS (Abstract)

M.N. Dendrinos , Dept. of Speech Process., Inst. for Language & Speech Process., Athens, Greece
pp. 121

Sequence comparison using a relational database approach (Abstract)

J.A. Schenk , Inst. fur Inf., Humboldt-Univ., Berlin, Germany
J.C. Freytag , Inst. fur Inf., Humboldt-Univ., Berlin, Germany
S. Heymann , Inst. fur Inf., Humboldt-Univ., Berlin, Germany
A. Bergholz , Inst. fur Inf., Humboldt-Univ., Berlin, Germany
pp. 126

MLPQ: a linear constraint database system with aggregate operators (Abstract)

Yiming Li , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Nebraska Univ., Lincoln, NE, USA
P.Z. Revesz , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Nebraska Univ., Lincoln, NE, USA
pp. 132

Exception-handling extension for an object-oriented DBMS (Abstract)

P.J. Fortier , Stuttgart Univ., Germany
H.M. Kienle , Stuttgart Univ., Germany
pp. 138

A new data abstraction layer required for OODBMS (Abstract)

Hyoung-Joo Kim , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Seoul Nat. Univ., South Korea
Sang-Yong Han , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Seoul Nat. Univ., South Korea
Eun-Sun Cho , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Seoul Nat. Univ., South Korea
pp. 144
Session 5: New and Demanding Applications I: Data Warehouses and Scientific Databases: Chair: Barry Eaglestone

A uniform approach for selecting views and indexes in a data warehouse (Abstract)

C.I. Ezeife , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Windsor Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 151

A generalized storage model for tertiary storage based systems (Abstract)

R.V. Tikekar , Karmanos Cancer Inst., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
F. Fotouhi , Karmanos Cancer Inst., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
D. Ragan , Karmanos Cancer Inst., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
pp. 161

Bottom-up scientific databases based on sets and their top-down usage (Abstract)

T. Hochin , Graduate Sch. of Eng., Fukui Univ., Japan
M. Nakata , Graduate Sch. of Eng., Fukui Univ., Japan
T. Tsuji , Graduate Sch. of Eng., Fukui Univ., Japan
pp. 171
Session 6: New and Demanding Applications II: Electronic Commerce and the Web: Chair: Lois Delcambre

A formal specification strategy for electronic commerce (Abstract)

K. Barker , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Manitoba Univ., Winnipeg, Man., Canada
S.A. Ehikioya , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Manitoba Univ., Winnipeg, Man., Canada
pp. 201

A Web-based animator for validating object specifications (Abstract)

M. Gogolla , Fachbereich Math. und Inf., Bremen Univ., Germany
M. Richters , Fachbereich Math. und Inf., Bremen Univ., Germany
pp. 211
Session 7: New and Demanding Applications III: CSCW and Distance Learning: Chair: Bradley Fordham

Advanced database functions for distance education system: VIEW Classroom (Abstract)

Y. Kambayashi , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan
O. Kagawa , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan
pp. 231

OFEM: an approach towards detection and reduction of objectives inconsistencies (Abstract)

W.W. Song , Swedish Inst. for Syst. Dev., Kista, Sweden
pp. 250

Modeling a faster data warehouse (Abstract)

J.H. Hanson , ARINC Inc., Colorado Springs, CO, USA
M.J. Willshire , ARINC Inc., Colorado Springs, CO, USA
pp. 260
Session 8: New and Demanding Applications IV: Spatial Data and Handwriting: Chair: Mengchi Liu

Spatial similarity-based retrievals and image indexing by hierarchical decomposition (Abstract)

W.I. Grosky , Multimedia Inf. Syst. Lab., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
I. Ahmad , Multimedia Inf. Syst. Lab., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
pp. 269

Efficient processing of spatial selection and join operations using SB/sup +/-tree (Abstract)

A. Ibrahim , R&D Consulting, Dearborn, MI, USA
F. Fotouhi , R&D Consulting, Dearborn, MI, USA
A. Al-Badameh , R&D Consulting, Dearborn, MI, USA
pp. 279

Indexing non-uniform spatial data (Abstract)

A. El Abbadi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
D. Agrawal , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
K.V.R. Kanth , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
A.K. Singh , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Univ., Santa Barbara, CA, USA
pp. 289

Multi-attribute lexicon generation by hyperlinked embedded access structure (Abstract)

R. Sridhar , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
P. Palumbo , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
Wen-Jann Yang , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 299
Session 9: Data Management II: Query Optimization: Chair: Yangjun Chen

Multi-view memory to support OS locking for transaction systems (Abstract)

P. Bodorik , Fac. of Comput. Sci., Dalhousie Univ., Halifax, NS, Canada
D.N. Jutla , Fac. of Comput. Sci., Dalhousie Univ., Halifax, NS, Canada
pp. 309

A fast transformation method to semantic query optimisation (Abstract)

B. Lowden , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Essex Univ., Colchester, UK
A. Sayli , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Essex Univ., Colchester, UK
pp. 319

Query processing in the ROL system (Abstract)

Weidong Yu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Regina Univ., Sask., Canada
Mengchi Liu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Regina Univ., Sask., Canada
pp. 327

Design and evaluation of the mechanism for object references in a parallel object-oriented database system (Abstract)

A. Makinouchi , Dept. of Intelligent Syst., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
H. Amano , Dept. of Intelligent Syst., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
K. Imasaki , Dept. of Intelligent Syst., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
T. Ono , Dept. of Intelligent Syst., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
T. Horibuchi , Dept. of Intelligent Syst., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
pp. 337
Session 10: Database Engineering II: Temporal Aspects: Chair: Dawn Jutla

A proposal for indexing bitemporal databases via cooperative B/sup +/-trees (Abstract)

M.H. Dunham , CNPTIA-EMBRAPA, Campinas, Brazil
M.A. Nascimento , CNPTIA-EMBRAPA, Campinas, Brazil
pp. 349

An extension of SQL to support ordered domains in relational databases (Abstract)

W. Ng , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. Coll. London, UK
M. Levene , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. Coll. London, UK
pp. 358

Schema evolution in object databases by catalogs (Abstract)

A. Pons , Dept. d'Inf., Quebec Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
R.K. Keller , Dept. d'Inf., Quebec Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 368
Session 11: New and Demanding Applications V: Document and Bibliographic Databases: Chair: Barry Eaglestone

On the application of parallel database technology for large scale document management systems (Abstract)

A. Reiser , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
M. Jaedicke , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
S. Zimmermann , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
A. Clausnitzer , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
C. Nippl , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
B. Mitschang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
pp. 388

An extended inverted file approach for information retrieval (Abstract)

I. Ounis , CLIPS, IMAG, Grenoble, France
M. Pasca , CLIPS, IMAG, Grenoble, France
pp. 397
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