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Database Engineering and Applications Symposium, International (2000)
Yokohama, Japan
Sept. 18, 2000 to Sept. 20, 2000
ISSN: 1098-8068
ISBN: 0-7695-0789-1
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword (PDF)

pp. ix
Session 1: Opening talk: Chair: Yasushi Kiyoki Opening Address Bipin C. Desai
Session 2: Formalism: Chair: Timos Sellis
Session 3: Querying: Objects, Web: Chair: Domenico Sacca

The Hybrid Technique for Reference Materialization in Object Query Processing (Abstract)

L. Shapiro , Oregon Graduate Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Beaverton, OR, USA
Quan Wang , Oregon Graduate Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Beaverton, OR, USA
D. Maier , Oregon Graduate Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Beaverton, OR, USA
pp. 37

Fuzzy Functional Dependency and Its Application to Approximate Data Querying (Abstract)

R. Intan , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Meiji Univ., Kanagawa, Japan
M. Mukaidono , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Meiji Univ., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 47

SISQL: Schema-Independent Database Querying (on and off the Web) (Abstract)

U. Masermann , Deutsche Borse Syst. AG, Frankfurt, Germany
G. Vossen , Deutsche Borse Syst. AG, Frankfurt, Germany
pp. 55

Querying Databases with Knowledge Domains (Abstract)

W. Ng , Dept. of Comput., Hong Kong Polytech. Univ., Kowloon, China
pp. 65
Session 3a: Applications I: Chair: Joachim Biskup

Design of RapidBase-An Active Measurement Database System (Abstract)

T. Luukkanen , Tech. Res. Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland
A. Wolski , Tech. Res. Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland
A. Pesonen , Tech. Res. Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland
J. Kuha , Tech. Res. Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland
pp. 75

StreamJoin: A Generic Database Approach to Support the Class of Stream-Oriented Applications (Abstract)

C. Nippl , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
B. Mitschang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
R. Rantzau , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
pp. 83

How to Reuse Former Queries to Facilitate the Formulation of New Ones (Abstract)

C. Oussalah , Nantes Univ., France
A. Seriai , Nantes Univ., France
pp. 92

Data Caching for Telephony Services (Abstract)

R. Carter , Telcordia Technol., Morristown, NJ, USA
T. Carpenter , Telcordia Technol., Morristown, NJ, USA
M. Eiger , Telcordia Technol., Morristown, NJ, USA
M. Cochinwala , Telcordia Technol., Morristown, NJ, USA
pp. 101
Session 4: Untangling the Web: Chair: Gottfried Vossen

Metadata Based Web Mining for Relevance (Abstract)

N. Sundaresan , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jeonghee Yi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 113

KhojYantra: An Integrated MetaSearch Engine with Classification, Clustering and Ranking (Abstract)

R.K. Mishra , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Indian Inst. of Technol., Kanpur, India
T.V. Prabhakar , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Indian Inst. of Technol., Kanpur, India
pp. 122

Fuzzy and Presentation Algebras for Web and Multimedia Data (Abstract)

D. Montesi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Milan Univ., Italy
E. Bertino , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Milan Univ., Italy
A. Trombetta , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Milan Univ., Italy
pp. 134
Session 5

Keynote Speech (PDF)

pp. null
Session 6: Dealing with Time: Chair: Daniel Dias

Calculating Worst-Case Execution Times of Transactions in Databases for Event-Driven, Hard Real-Time Embedded Systems (Abstract)

A. Munnich , Inst. for Real-Time Comput. Syst., Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
G. Farber , Inst. for Real-Time Comput. Syst., Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
pp. 149

The Vagabond Temporal OID Index: An Index Structure for OID Indexing in Temporal Object Database Systems (Abstract)

K. Norvag , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Norwegian Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Trondheim, Norway
pp. 158

Representation of Definite, Indefinite and Infinite Temporal Information (Abstract)

P. Chountas , Dept. of Comput., Univ. of Manchester Inst. of Sci. & Technol., UK
I. Petrounias , Dept. of Comput., Univ. of Manchester Inst. of Sci. & Technol., UK
pp. 167
Session 7: Data Marts and Warehouses: Chair: Jaroslav Pokorny

Bulk Loading a Data Warehouse Built upon a UB-Tree (Abstract)

R. Bayer , Bavarian Res. Center for Knowledge Based Syst., Munich, Germany
V. Markl , Bavarian Res. Center for Knowledge Based Syst., Munich, Germany
S. Osaki , Bavarian Res. Center for Knowledge Based Syst., Munich, Germany
R. Fenk , Bavarian Res. Center for Knowledge Based Syst., Munich, Germany
A. Kawakami , Bavarian Res. Center for Knowledge Based Syst., Munich, Germany
pp. 179

Efficient Maintenance of Temporal Data Warehouses (Abstract)

M.H.F. Alves , Dept. de Inf., Univ. Fed. de Uberlandia, Brazil
S. de Amo , Dept. de Inf., Univ. Fed. de Uberlandia, Brazil
pp. 188

FCompress: A New Technique for Queriable Compression of Facts and Datacubes (Abstract)

P. Furtado , Coimbra Univ., Portugal
H. Madeira , Coimbra Univ., Portugal
pp. 197
Session 7a: Applications and Concerns I: Chair: Richard McClatchey

Keeping Web Pages Up-to-Date with SQL:1999 (Abstract)

H. Loeser , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany
pp. 219

Architecture for the Interaction and Access on Multimedia Database Systems in the Context of Mobile Environments (Abstract)

N. Gunther , Comput.. Graphics Center Rostock, Germany
G. Flach , Comput.. Graphics Center Rostock, Germany
pp. 224

Algorithms for Cartogram Animation (Abstract)

Min Ouyang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Nebraska Univ., Lincoln, NE, USA
P. Revesz , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Nebraska Univ., Lincoln, NE, USA
pp. 231

Query Result Size Estimation Using the Trapezoidal Attribute Cardinality Map (Abstract)

B.J. Oommen , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carleton Univ., Ottawa, Ont., Canada
M. Thiyagarajah , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carleton Univ., Ottawa, Ont., Canada
pp. 236

Measuring the Contributions of (O)RDBMS to Object-Oriented Software Development (Abstract)

N. Ritter , Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany
W.P. Zhang , Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany
pp. 243

An Integration System of Web Information Sources for Mobile Users (Abstract)

M. Hoshi , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Syst., Univ. of Electro-Commun., Tokyo, Japan
Wisut Sae-Tung , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Syst., Univ. of Electro-Commun., Tokyo, Japan
T. Ohmori , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Syst., Univ. of Electro-Commun., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 250
Session 8: XML and DB: Chair: Peter Revesz

XML Functionally (Abstract)

J. Pokorny , Dept. of Software Eng., Fac. of Math. & Phys., Prague, Czech Republic
pp. 266

Modeling and Querying XML-Data (Abstract)

S. Greco , Calabria Univ., Italy
S. Flesca , Calabria Univ., Italy
E. Zumpano , Calabria Univ., Italy
pp. 275
Session 9: Concurrency and Access: Chair: Bala Iyer

Concurrency Control for B-Trees with Differential Indices (Abstract)

E. Soisalon-Soininen , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
K. Pollari-Malmi , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
J. Ruuth , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
pp. 287

Speculation based Nested Locking Protocol to Increase the Concurrency of Nested Transactions (Abstract)

M. Kitsuregawa , Inst. of Ind. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
P.K. Reddy , Inst. of Ind. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 296

A Study of MBR-based Spatial Access Methods: How well they Perform in High-Dimensional Spaces (Abstract)

R. Orlandic , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
Byunggu Yu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 306
Session 10: Multimedia Access: Chair: Uwe Hohenstein

Multimedia Data Access based on the Sensitivity Factors (Abstract)

T. Tsuji , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Fukui Univ., Japan
T. Hochin , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Fukui Univ., Japan
K. Yamada , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Fukui Univ., Japan
pp. 319

Enabling Hypermedia Videos in Multimedia Database Systems Coupled with Realtime Media Servers (Abstract)

K. Meyer-Wegener , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rostock Univ., Germany
A. Heuer , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rostock Univ., Germany
H. Berthold , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rostock Univ., Germany
F. Binkowski , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rostock Univ., Germany
W. Lindner , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rostock Univ., Germany
pp. 327

Resiliency and Robustness of Alternative Shape-Based Image Retrieval Techniques (Abstract)

Chung-Hao Tan , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
M. Safar , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
C. Shahabi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 337
Session 11: Distributed Systems: Chair: B. John Oommen

Open Active Services for Data-Intensive Distributed Applications (Abstract)

G. Vargas-Solar , IMAG, Grenoble, France
C. Collet , IMAG, Grenoble, France
H. Grazziotin-Ribeiro , IMAG, Grenoble, France
pp. 349

Mediated Information Gain (Abstract)

J. Biskup , Dortmund Univ., Germany
D.W. Embley , Dortmund Univ., Germany
pp. 360

Path Query Reduction and Diffusion for Distributed Semi-Structured Data Retrieval (Abstract)

Yon Dohn Chung , Div. of Comput. Sci., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Seoul, South Korea
Myoung Ho Kim , Div. of Comput. Sci., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Seoul, South Korea
Jaehyung Lee , Div. of Comput. Sci., Korea Adv. Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 393

Implementation and Performance Analysis of Incremental Equations for Nested Relations (Abstract)

M. Mohania , Sch. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Univ. of South Australia, SA, Australia
Jixue Liu , Sch. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Univ. of South Australia, SA, Australia
M.W. Vincent , Sch. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Univ. of South Australia, SA, Australia
pp. 398

Dynamic Performance Optimization Mechanism for Parallel Object-Oriented Database Programming Languages (Abstract)

K. Kimura , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci. & Electr. Eng., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
A. Makinouchi , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci. & Electr. Eng., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
H. Amano , Graduate Sch. of Inf. Sci. & Electr. Eng., Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan
pp. 405

A Cost Function for Uniformly Partitioned UB-Trees (Abstract)

Rudolf Bayer , Bayerisches Forschungszentrum f?r Wissensbasierte Systeme
Volker Markl , Bayerisches Forschungszentrum f?r Wissensbasierte Systeme
pp. 410

Time is the Shadow of Reactive Behaviour (Abstract)

J. Hansson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Skovde Univ., Sweden
M. Berndtsson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Skovde Univ., Sweden
pp. 417

Materializing a Set of Views: Dynamic Strategies and Performance Evaluation (Abstract)

Z. Bellahsene , Univ. des Sci. et Tech. du Languedoc, Montpellier, France
P. Marot , Univ. des Sci. et Tech. du Languedoc, Montpellier, France
pp. 424
Session 11a
Session 12: Applications II: Chair: Teruhisa Hochin

Wrapping WWW Information Sources (Abstract)

M. Montebello , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Artificial Intelligence, Malta Univ., Malta
pp. 431

What can Partitioning do for Your Data Warehouses and Data Marts? (Abstract)

K. Karlapalem , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, China
M. Mohania , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, China
L. Bellatreche , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, China
M. Schneider , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Sci. & Technol., Kowloon, China
pp. 437

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 447
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