W01: Parallel and Distributed Databases: Innovative Applications and New Architectures

Workshop Organizer:

Harald Kosch, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
L. Brunnie
A. Hameurlain

Wednesday, September 1, 1999




14:00 - 14:45:

Tadeusz Morzy (Invited Talk)

Query Optimization in Multidatabase Systems: Solutions and Open Issues

14:45 - 15:15:

Janusz R. Getta and Seyed M. Sedighi Optimizing

Global Query processing Plans in Heterogeneous  and Distributed Mulitdatabase Systems

15:15 - 15:45:

Robert Eisner and Laszlo Böszörmenyi and Herbert Groiss

Adding Distribution to a Workflow Management System

Coffee Break : 15:45 - 16:15



16:15 - 16:45:

Ahmed Mostefaoui  and Lionel Brunie  Multimedia Prefetching

Strategy for News On-Demand Applications

16:45 - 17:15:

Gil Seong Na and Sang Ho Lee

Interoperability of Event Service in Java ORB Environment

17:15 - 17:45:

Sergio Carvalho and Alberto Lerner and Sergio Lifschitz

An OO framework for the parallel join operation


Thursday, September 2, 1999



9:00 - 9:30:

Jens Albrecht and Wolfgang Sporer 

Aggregate-Based Query Processing in a Parallel Data Warehouse Server

9:30 - 10:00:

Andreas Rauber and Philipp Tomsich 

An Architecture for Modular OLAP : Supporting Distributed and Parallel Query Processing using Co-operating CORBA Objects

10:00 - 10:30:

Peter Triantafillou and Ioannis Georgiadis

Hierarchical Scheduling Algorithms for Near-Line Tape Libraries

Coffee Break : 10:30 - 11:00



11:00 - 11:30:

Sandra de F. Mendes Sampaio and Norman W. Paton and Paul Watson and Jim Smith

A Parallel Algebra for Object Databases

11:30 - 12:00:

Florian Waas

Handling Non-Deterministic Data Availability in Parallel Query Execution

12:00 12:30:

Faiza Najjar and Yahia Slimani

Cardinality Estimation of Distributed Join Queries


W02: Mobility in Databases & Distributed Systems (MDDS'99)

Workshop Chair:

Arkady Zaslavsky, Monash University, Australia

Friday, September 3, 1999

8.45 Opening


S. H. Phatak, B. R. Badrinath

Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation in Disconnected Databases

S. Mazumdar, P. K. Chrysanthis

Achieving Consistency in Mobile Databases through Localization in PRO-MOTION

A. Cichocki and M. Rusinkiewicz

Providing Transactional Properties for Migrating Workflows

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 - 12.30 SESSION 2

11.00 - 12.00 Invited Talk (TBA)

12.00 - 12.30 Short presentations

D. Ratner, P. Reiher, G. J. Popek

Roam: A Scalable Replication System for Mobile Computing

L. Frank

Atomicity Implementation in Mobile Computing

12.30 - 14.00 LUNCH


R. Prakash, R. Baldoni

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

P. Afonso, F. S. Regateiro, M. J. Silva

Dynamic Data Delivery to Mobile Users

C. Spyrou, G. Samaras, E. Pitoura, P. Evripidou

Wireless Computational Models: Mobile Agents to the Rescue

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 - 18:00 SESSION 4

Mobile computing perspectives - discussion panel

A. Rakotonirainy

Trends and Future of Mobile Computing

Discussion panel

18.00: Closing

W03: Similarity Search (IWOSS'99)

Workshop Chair:

Fausto Rabitti, CNUCE-CNR, Pisa, Italy

Wednesday, September 1, 1999

9.45 - 10.00 Opening

F. Rabitti (CNUCE-CNR, Pisa, Italy)

10.00 - 11.00 Invited Talk

Is Similarity Search useful for High Dimensional Spaces?

R. Weber (ETH, Zurich, CH), P. Zezula (Univ. Brno, Czech Rep.)

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break


11.30 - 12.30

A Geometric Framework for Modelling Similarity Search

V. Pestov (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)

Similarity Search Using Multi-space KL

R. Cappelli, D. Maio, D. Maltoni (University of Bologna, Italy)

12.30 - 14.30 LUNCH


14:30 - 16:00

Measuring the Time Series' Similarity through Large Singular Features Revealed with Wavelet Transformation

Z.R. Struzik, A. Siebes (CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Windsurf: Region-Based Image Retrieval Using Wavelets

S. Ardizzoni, I. Bartolini, M. Patella (University of Bologna, Italy)

Structure-Based Similarity Search with Graph Histograms

A.N. Papadopoulos, Y. Manolopoulos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break


16:30 - 18:00

Textual Similarities based on a Distributional Approach

R. Besancon, M. Rajman, J.-C. Chappelier (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, CH)

A Markov Random Field Approach for Reconciling and Querying Heterogeneous Databases

G. Bianco, V. De Antonellis, S. Castano, M. Melchiori (University of Brescia - University of Milan, Italy)

A Conceptual Indexing Method for Content-Based Retrieval

C Diamantini, M. Panti (University of Ancona, Italy)

Thursday, September , 1999


9:30 - 11:00

Using the Distance Distribution for Approximate Similarity Queries in High-Dimensional Metric Spaces

P. Ciaccia, M. Patella (University of Bologna, Italy)

Similarity Indexing by Means of a Metric

C. Zirkelbach (University of Kassel, Germany)

On the Region Proximity in Metric Spaces

P. Zezula, P. Savino, P. Ciaccia, F. Rabitti (IEI-CNR - CNUCE-CNR - Univ. of Bologna, Italy)

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 12.30 Invited talk (to be announced)

12.30 - 14.30 LUNCH


14:30 - 15:30

A Similarity Evaluation Technique for Data Mining with Ensemble of Classifiers

S. Puuronen, V. Terziyan (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland - Kharkov University, Ukraine)

Advanced Metrics for Class-Driven Similarity Search

P. Avesani, E. Blanzieri, F. Ricci (ITC-IRST, Povo TN, Italy)


15:30 - 16:30

An Approach to Exploratory Databases Retrieving Distant Objects Using Tree Indices

H. Asakura, M. Yoshikawa, S. Uemura (NAIST, Nara, Japan)

Similarity Search through Fuzzy Relational Algebra

D. Montesi, A. Trombetta (University of Milan - University of Turin, Italy)

W04: Web-Based Information Visualization (WebVis'99)

Workshop Chair:

Harald Reiterer, University of Konstanz, Germany

Friday, September 3, 1999

09.00 - 09.15 Introduction

Harald Reiterer: Motivation and Goals, Overview of the Program

09.15 - 10.30 Navigating  the Web

Huang, Mao L.; Lai, Wei; Zhang, Yanchun:

Mapping and Browsing the Web with a sense of "space"

Pilgrim, Chris J.; Leung, Ying K.:

Designing WWW Site Map Systems

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 - 11:35

Cugini, John; Scholtz, Jean:

VISVIP - 3D Visualization of Paths through Web Sites.Searching  the Web

11.35 - 12:45

Mann, Thomas M.:

Visualization of WWW-Search Results.

Govindarajan, Jayesh; Ward, Matthew:

GeoViser- Geographic Visualization of Search Engine Results.

12.45 - 14.15 LUNCH

14.15 - 15.30 Experimental Web Environments

Hoertner, Horst; Berger, Erich:


Oliveira, Marlos A. M. S.; Todesco, Glauco; Araujo, Regina B.:

An evaluation of interactive multiuser 3D environments on the WWW through the SVRT - A Shared Virtual Reality Tool.

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 - 17.15 User interfaces based on Web-Technology

Rauber, Andreas; Bina, Harald:

A Metaphor Graphics Based Representation of Digital Libraries on the World Wide Web: Using the libViewer to Make Metadata Visible.

Rossi, Flavio; Spagnuolo, Michela:

Web-based modelling techniques providing interactive views of geographical data with VRML.

17.15 - 17.45 Summary

Wolfgang Pree: Summary and closing discussion

W05: Workshop on the Requirements Engineering Process

Innovative Techniques, Models, Tools to support the RE Process

Workshop Organizer:

Colette Rolland, University Paris 1, France

Thursday, September 2, 1999

9:00 - 9:30 Conference opening and welcome from the Programme Chair


10:30 - 12:30

Reuse, Validation and Verification of System Development Processes

Peter J. Funk, Ivica Crnkovic - Sweden

Reusing Scenario Based Approaches in Requirements Engineering Methods : CREWS Method Base

Jolita Ralyte - France

A pattern based approach for Requirements Engineering

Mounia Fredj - France, Ounsa Roudies - Maroc

12:30 - 14:00 LUNCH


14:00 - 15:30

A Process Model for Requirements Engineering of CCOTS

Bernhard Deifel - Germany

Adding a Systematic View to the Requirements Engineering Processes

Vito Veneziano, Sara Jones, Carol Britton - UK

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break


16:00 - 18:00

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

J. Andrade, J. Ares, O. Dieste, R. Garcia, M. Lopez, S. Rodriguez, L. Verde - Spain

The Challenges of Requirements Engineering in Mobile Telephones Industry

Alessandro Maccari - Finland,

Supporting a Co-operative Requirements Engineering Process

Ian Alexander - UK

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

Mustapha Tawbi, Camille Ben Achour, Fernando Velez - France

Friday, September 3, 1999


9:00 - 10:30

Guidelines for Better Scenarios : supporting Theories and Evidence

N.A.M Maiden, G. Rugg, P. Patel - UK

Reliable Requirements Through the Quality Gateway

Suzanne Robertson - UK

The Process of Inconsistency Management : A framework for Understanding

Bashar Nusibeh- UK, Steve Easterbrook- USA

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break


11:00- 12:30

Experiences from the ESSI Project "Requirements Management in Alcatel Telecom Norway" (RMATN-24257)

Bjarne Tvete - Norway

The impact on Staff of the implementation of PVCS Technology (SEPIE project - 27469)

Dermot Hore - Ireland

12:30 - 14:00 LUNCH


14:00 - 15:30 ENGINEERING

The Labour Game Method

Vesa Torvinen - Finland

Stakeholder Identification in the Requirements Engineering Process

Helen Sharp, Anthony Finkelstein, Galal Galal - UK

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

Sudeep Mallick, S. Krishna - India

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 - 17:30 Open discussion and future plans

W06: Spatio-Temporal Data Models and Languages (STDML)

Workshop Organizer:

Stefano Spaccapietra, EPFL-DI-LBD, Switzerland

Monday, August 30, 1999

9.00 - 10.00: Keynote talk:

Donna Peuquet, The Pennsylvania State University

"Making Space for Time:Issues in Space-Time Data Representation"

10.00 - 10.30: Coffee break

10.30 - 12.30: Session 1: Case Studies and Benchmarking

Marius Thériault, Anne-Marie Séguin, Yanick Aubé, Paul Y. Villeneuve

"A Spatio-Temporal Data Model for Analysing Personal Biographies"

C. J. de Zeeuw, A. K. Bregt, M. P. Sonneveld, J. A. T. van den Brink

"Geo-information for monitoring land use in The Netherlands. Changes around us or noise in the databases?"

Jean-Marc Saglio, José Manuel Matos Moreira

The "Oporto" proposal: a sounds like real spatio-temporal data generator

12.30 - 14.00: Lunch

14.00 - 15.30: Session 2 : Querying

John F. Roddick, Fabio Grandi, Federica Mandreoli, Maria Rita Scalas

"Towards a Model for Spatio - Temporal Schema Selection"

Martin Erwig, Markus Schneider

"Developments in Spatio-Temporal Query Languages"

15.30 - 16.00: Coffee break

16.00 - 17.15: Invited Presentation:

Timos Sellis, NTUA, Greece

"CHOROCHRONOS - Research on Spatio-Temporal Database Systems"

17.15 - 17.45: Poster Session 1

Viviane Pereira Moreira, Nina Edelweiss

"Schema Versioning: Queries to the Generalized Temporal Database System"

Rosanne Price, Ramamohanarao Kotagiri, Bala Srinivasan

"Spatiotemporal Extensions to Unified Modeling Language"

M.-H. de Sède, A. Moine, P. Marceau

?A Systemic Approach for Spatio-Temporal Database Structuration within GIS``

Evening: Welcome cocktail

Tuesday, August 31, 1999

9.00 - 10.30: Session 3: Application Analysis

Laurent Spery, Christophe Claramunt, Thérèse Libourel

"A Lineage MetaData Model for the Temporal Management of a Cadastre


Marie-Christine Fauvet, Marion Dumas, Sonia Chardonnel, Pierre-Claude Scholl, Pierre Dumolard

"Applying temporal databases to geographical data analysis"

10.30 - 11.00: Coffee break

11.00 - 12.30: Session 4: Temporal Databases

Alessandro Artale, Enrico Franconi

"Reasoning with enhanced Temporal Entity-Relationship Models"

Kathleen Hornsby, Max Egenhofer

"Temporal Zooming"

12.30 - 14.00: Lunch

14.00 - 15.30: Session 5: Foundations

Paolo Terenziani

"A Relational Algebra for User-defined Periodicity"

Paolo Mancarella, Alessandra Raffaetà, Franco Turini

"Temporal Annotated Constraint Logic Programming with Multiple Theories"

15.30 - 16.00: Coffee break

16.00 - 17.30: Panel:

Fosca Giannotti, CNUCE/CNR, Pisa (Moderator)

"Beyond current technology: the perspective of three EC GIS project"

17.30 - 18.00: Poster Session 2

Javier Bazzocco, Gisela Trilla, Silvia Gordillo

"The Appearance, a design pattern for continuous fields interfaces"

Sima Asgari, Naoki Yonezaki

"An Object-Oriented model of maps"

W07: Document Analysis and Understanding for Document Databases (DAUDD'99)

Workshop Organizer:

Simone Marinai, University of Florence, Italy

Wednesday, September 1, 1999

14:00 - 14:20 Workshop opening

S. Marinai, Italy

14:20 - 15:30 SESSION 1: Document Modeling

A. Belaid, A. David; France

The Use of Information Retrieval Tools in Automatic Document Modeling and Recognition

X. Fan, F. Scheng, P.A. Ng; USA

DOCPROS: A Knowledge-Based Personal Document Management System

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 18:00 SESSION 2: Document Image Analysis

S. Messelodi, C.M. Modena; Italy

Detection of Polygonal Frames in Complex Document Images

L. Likforman-Sulem, B. Cuenca; France

Facsimile Processing for a Messaging Server

T. Kawashima, T. Nakagawa, T. Miyazaki, Y. Aoki; Japan

Desktop Scene Analysis for Document Management System

S. La Manna, A.M. Colla, A. Sperduti; Italy

Optical Font Recognition for Multi-Font OCR and Document Processing

Thursday, September 2, 1999

9:00 - 10:30 SESSION 3: Document Classification

J. Hu, R. Kashi, G. Wilfong; USA

Document Classification using Layout Analysis

J.J. Hull, D.-S. Lee, J. Cullen, P.E. Hart; USA

Document Analysis Techniques for the Infinite Memory Multifunction Machine

Gelbukh, G. Sidorov, A. Guzman-Arenas; Mexico

Document Classification with a Weighted Topic Hierarchy

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30 SESSION 4: Document Indexing

J. O'Connor, A.F. Smeaton; Ireland

A Statistical Refinement Method for Word Shape Token Querying of Document Images

U. Schiel, I. Sodre` Ferreira de Sousa, E. Ferneda; Brazil

SIM - A System for Semi-Automatic Indexing of Multilingual Documents

Sun-Hwa Hahn, Joon Ho Lee, Jin-Hyung Kim; Korea

A Study on Utilizing OCR Technology in Building Text Databases

12:30 - 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 - 15:30 SESSION 5: Document Storage and Retrieval

E. Appiani, L. Boato, S. Bruzzo, A.M. Colla, M. Davite, D. Sciarra; Italy

``STRETCH'': A System for Document Storage and Retrieval by Content

F. Laforest, A. Tchounikine; France

Indexing Semi-Structured Documents for Context-based Information Retrieval in a Medical Information System

P. Parodi, R. Brancaleon, R. Fontana, G. Musso, V. Torre; Italy

Document Storage and Retrieval in a Neural Database

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 18:00 DEMO SESSION

W08: Information Technologies for Electronic Commerce - ITeC'99


Wojciech Cellary, The Poznan University of Economics, Poland

Thursday, September 2, 1999

09:00 - 10:00 Keynote Presentation

Information and Communication Technologies for a Better Quality of Life.

Claudio Carrelli, EURESCOM (DE) and Information Society Forum (EU)

10:00 - 10:30 Break

10:30 - 12:30 Session 1: Infrastructure and Services

1. Towards an Infrastructure for Emerging Electronic Commerce Applications,

H.-A Jacobsen, G. Riessen, O. Guenther and R. Mueller (Germany)

2. System-Level Infrastructure Issues for Controlled Interactions among Autonomous Participants in Electronic Commerce Processes,

Manolis Marazakis, Dimitris Papadakis and Christos Nikolaou (Greece)

3. Design and Implementation of a Brokerage Service for Electronic Procurement,

Martin Bichler and Marion Kaukal (Austria)

4. Inter-Enterprise Workflow Management Systems: Enhancing Trust in Electronic Commerce,

Avigdor Gal and Danilo Montesi (USA & Italy)

12:30 - 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 - 15:30 Session 2: Agents and Communications

1. Applying Agents to Search Goods Information Based on Three-Level Metadata Architectures,

Duen-Ren Liu and Shien-Chang Pan (Taiwan)

2. Calling All Agents, Where Are You?

K.-L. Ong, C. Chew, W.-K. Ng, E.-P. Lim (Singapore)

3. Good Business Practice Needs Good Communications - New Generation Chat Software for Real-Time Discussion, C. Charlton,

J. Little, R. Lloyd, S. Morris and I. Neilson (United Kingdom)

15:30 - 16:00 Break

16:00 - 17:00 Panel Discussion

Integration of Technologies for Electronic Commerce

Wojciech Cellary (The Poznan University of Economics, Poland),

Simon Field (IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Switzerland)

Ralf Kramer (FZI Research Center for Information Technologies, Germany)

Winfried Lamersdorf (Hamburg University, Germany)

W09: Network-Based Information Systems (NBIS'99)

Workshop Chair:

Makoto Takizawa, Tokyo Denki University, Japan

Friday, September 3, 1999

Session 1 "WWW-based Data Management" (9:00-10:30)

A Web-based evolutionary model for Internet Data Caching

Athena Vakali

Multidimensional Access to European Environmental Data

Wassili Kazakos, Ralf Kramer, Ralf Nikolai, Dimitri Nikolaidis

Relational Querying of Unified Web Sources of Data

Rajshekhar Sunderraman, Xiaoguang Li

Session 2 "Network Systems" (11:00-12:30)

Agent-Oriented Flexible Multimedia System Considering System

Organization and QoS Functions

Koji Hashimoto, Yoshitaka Shibata, Norio Shiratori

Integration of Diverse Hypermedia Link Servers using Request Routing

David De Roure, Nigel Walker, Les Carr

SoftDock: A Distributed Collaborative Platform for Model-based Software Development

Junichi Suzuki, Yoshikazu Yamamoto

Session 3 "Algorithms and Protocols" (14:00-16:00)

Protocol for Pseudo-Active Replication in Wide-Area Network

Hiroaki Higaki, Nobumitsu Morishita, Katsuya Tanaka, Makoto Takizawa

Effects of the State Information in Distributed Load Balancing Algorithm

Gil-Haeng Lee

An Efficient Multicast Delivery Scheme to Support Mobile IP

Chu-Sing Yang, Jiing-Ching Yang, Kun-Da Wu

Task Rescheduling in Multi-Agent Manufacturing

Martyn Fletcher, S.Misbah Deen

W10: International Workshop on Internet Data Management (IDM'99)

Workshop Organizer:

Sanjay Kumar Madria, Purdue University, USA

Thursday, September 2, 1999

9.00 - 9.15 Opening Remarks by Workshop Chair

Sanjay Kumar Madria, Purdue University, USA

9.15 - 10.30 Session I - XML

X-views : XML Views of Relational Schemas

Chatanya Baru, USA

An XML-based 3 tier Scheme for Integrating Heterogeneous Sources to the WWW

C. Petrou, S. Hadjiefthymiades, D. Martakos, Greece

A Data Model and Algebra for the Web

Dell Zhang, China

10.30 - 11.00 Tea Break

11.00 - 12.30 - Session II - Web Data Management

Locating Web Information using Web Checkpoints

A . K. Luah, W. -K Ng, E.-P. Lim, W.-P. Lee, Y. -Y. CAO, Singapore

Modeling and Querying Structure and Contents of the Web

Wolfgang May, Germany

Metrics and Methodology for Evaluating Database Selection Algorithm

James C. French, Allison Powell, USA


12.30 - 14.00 Lunch Break

14.00 - 15.30 - Session III - Web Site Management

Personalizing the Web using Site Descriptions

Vinod Anupam, Youri Breitbart, Juliana Freire and Bharat Kumar, USA

A Goal Driven Approach to Web Nevigation Modeling

Christophe Gnaho and Francois Larcher, France

WEDAGEN - A synthetic Web Database Generator

P. Pallavi, F. Qin, Ee-Peng Lim and Wee Keong Ng, Singapore


15:30 - 16:00 Tea Break

16:00 - 17:00 Panel Discussion `` Web Data Mining - where we are heading?''

17:00 - 18:15 Session IV - Agent Technology

Dynamic Linking and Propagation of Information Metadata using Mobile Agent

Thomas Fussl, Heike Utermann, Germany

Semantic User Modeling Agent for Context Aware Information Retrieval

Jacek Brezezinski, USA

Client-server Architecture for Accessing Multimedia Data and Geographical Databases within Embarked System

Alain Bouju, Arunas Stockus, Fredderic Bertrand, Patrice Bousier, France

Closing Remarks

W11: Legal Information Sytems and Applications (LISA 99)

Workshop Organizer:

Antonio Cammelli, IDG-CNR, Italy

Wednesday. September 1, 1999

14:00 - 15:30 Session 1

Mohamed Elhadi, Tibor Vamos; Hungary

An IR-CBR Approach to Legal Indexing and Retrieval in Bankrupty Law

Trevor Bench Capon; United Kingdom

Categorising Justification in Legal Argument

Jos Lehmann; The Netherlands

Towards the Formalization of Legal Causal Reasoning

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30 Session 2

Mario Ragona, Loriana Serrotti, Fiorenza Socci, Pieluigi Spinosa; Italy

The Diritto Italia Project to Search Legal Information on the Internet

A.Cammelli, E. Fameli; Italy

SIAM, An Integrated System for Retreaving, Organasing and Managing On-line Legal Information

E. Schweighofer; Austria

Data Mining in Law with Adaptive Learning Techniques

W12: Electronic Commerce and Security

Workshop Organizer:

Günther Pernul, University of Essen, Germany

Thursday, September 2, 1999

09:00 - 10:00 Workshop opening, invited talk

Workshop opening: Guenther Pernul, University of Essen, Germany

Invited talk: Rolf Oppliger, PhD

Shaping the Research Agenda for Security in Electronic Commerce

Swiss Federal Office of IT and Systems (BFI) and University of Zurich

10:00 - 10:30 Role of IT-Security

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

Ralph Holbein (1), Thomas Gaugler (2)

(1) Schweizerische Effekten Giro AG, (2) University of Zurich

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30 Applications of Business Transactions

The Management of Business Transactions through Electronic Contracts

Bernd Schopp, Alexander Runge,University of St. Gallen

A Secure Payment System for Electronic Commerce

Ioannis Mavridis (1), G. Pangalos (1), S. Muftic (2)

(1) Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, (2) Stockholm University

Coordination between security levels for Internet architectures

Eduardo B. Fernandez, Florida Atlantic University

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Electronic Commerce Protocols

Batching Proofs of Knowledge and its Applications

Khanh Quoc Nguyen, Vijay Varadharajan, Yi Mu, University of Western Sydney

Efficient Detection of Failure Modes in Electronic Commerce Protocols

Sigrid Gürgens (1), Javier Lopez-Munoz (2), Rene Peralta (3)

(1) GMD Darmstadt, (2) Universidad de Malaga , (3) University of Wisconsin

Multi-Party Fair Exchange with an Off-Line Trusted Neutral Party

Vijay Varadharajan, University of Western Sydney

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 - 17:30 Security Services

Non-repudiation in An Agent-Based E-Commerce System

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

Controlling the Dissemination of Electronic Documents

Vassilis Prevelakis (1), Dimitri Konstantas (2), Jean-Henry Morin (2)

(1) University of Piraeus, (2) University of Geneva

NIGE Log - A method of protecting logging information which takes account of its deletion

Tetsuji Takada, Hideki Koike, Tokyo University of Electro-Communications

W13: Query Processing in Multimedia Information Systems) QPMIDS

Workshop Organizers:

F. Andres, NACSIS, Japan

Wednesday, September 1, 1999 + Thursday, September 2, 1999

"The Design of a Query Language for XML Data"

Hiroshi Ishikawa, Kazumi Kubota, Yasuhiko Kanemasa, Yasuo Noguchi

"Lightweight Objects for QoS Management in Corba"

Didier Le Tien, Olivier Villin, Christian Bac

"Applying Signature Filtering Technique to Join Algorithms"

Ge Yu, Guoren Wang, Kunihiko Kaneko, Akifumi Makinouchi

"Hybrid Video Information System supporting content-based retrieval similarity retrieval and query reformulation"

Mi Hee Yoon, Kio Chung Yong ik Soon

QoS Aware Distributed Query Processing

Haiwei Ye, Brigitte Kerheve, Gregor Bochmann, Universite de Montreal

A Web-based distributed environnement to support teleteaching: design and Implementation Issues

Ch. Bouras, A. Gkamas, Th. Tsiatsos

A Real-Time Pretching Method for Continous Media PlayBack

Sungchae Lim, and Myoung Ho Kim (dept of Computer Science KAIST, Korea)

Electonic copyright Management Systems: Requirements, Players and Technologies

F. Bartolini, Cappelini, A. Piva, A. Fringuelli, M. Berni

Vector Space Image Model (VSIM) for Content based retrieval

S. Kulkarni, B. Srinivasan, M.V. Ramakrishna

A European Commission Initiative on Information and Communication Technologies for Cultural Heritage: The Medici Framework of Cióoperation

Alfredo Ronchi Politecnico di Milano, responsible of the MEDICI Technical Secretariat

World Access to Cultural Heritage: Centralized versus Distributed Contents

Alfredo M. Ronchi