4th International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium


September 18-20, 2000
Yokohoma, Japan



IDEAS'00 was hosted by Kieo University and organised by the the Database Group at Concordia University and IDEAS in cooperation with IEEE. It is sponsored by Concordia, Fukui and Keio Universities, IBM, Informix Japan and IDEAS.

Sunday September 17, 2000:The excursion (9:00-17:00) to Kamakura will cost approx. 7000 yen including a lunch. There one can visit many temples, shrines and a large Buddha in a historical setting.

Opening talk
Daniel Dias
Keynote Speech
Timos K. Sellis
Concurrency &
10:45-11:15Coffee break
11:15-12:45FormalismDealing with TimeMultimedia Access
12:45-14:00Lunch break
Datamarts &
16:00-16:30Coffee break
16:30-18:00Untangling the WebXML & DBDB Applications II
19:00-     Dinner


The presentations will be held in Multimedia room A and B, which are on B2 level of the new building in Yagami Campus of Keio University.

Monday:    Sept 18, 2000

9:15-10:45: Session 1 (Room A): Opening talk

Chair: Yasushi Kiyoki

Opening Address
Bipin C. Desai
Business-to-Business Connectivity and Emerging Protocols for E-Biz
Daniel Dias
, (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Hts, NY)

10:45-11:15:    Coffee break


11:15-12:45: Session 2(Room A): Formalism

Chair: Daniel Dias

A Formal Background to build Constraint Objects
Annalisa Di Deo, Dmitri Boulanger
Information Filtering and Personalisation in Databases using Gaussian Curve
Guenther Specht, Thomas Kahabka
A study on the interaction between interscheme property extraction and type conflict resolution
Giorgio Terracina, Domenico Ursino - Presented by Sergio Greco

12:45-14:00:    Lunch break

14:00-16:00: Session 3(Room A): Querying: Objects, Web

Chair: Donilo Montesi

Fuzzy Functional Dependency and its Application to Approximate Data Querying
Rolly Intan, Masao Mukaidono
SISQL: Schema-Independent Database Querying (on and off the web)
Ute Masermann, Gottfried Vossen
Querying Databases with Knowledge Domains
Wilfred Ng

14:00-16:00: Session 3a(Room B): Applications

Chair: Joachim Biskup

Design of RapidBase-an Active Measurement Database System
A. Wolski, J. Kuha, T. Luukkanen, A. Pesonen
StreamJoin: A Generic Database Approach to Support the Class of Stream-Oriented Applications
Clara Nippl, Ralf Rantzau, Bernhard Mitschang
Data Caching for Telephony Services
Tamra Carpenter, Robert Carter, Munir Cochinwala, Martin Eiger

16:00-16:30:   Coffee break

16:130-18:00: Session 4(Room A): Untangling the Web

Chair: Gottfried Vossen

Metadata based web mining for relevance
Jeonghee Yi, Neel Sundaresan
KhojYantra: An Integrated MetaSearch Engine with Classification, Clustering and Ranking
Rajeev Kumar Mishra, T. V. Prabhakar
Fuzzy and Presentation Algebras for Web and Multimedia Data
Elisa Bertino, Danilo Montesi, Alberto Trombetta


18:30-20:30: Reception

Tuesday:    Sept 19, 2000

9:15-10:45: Session 5(Room A): Keynote Speech

Chair: Motomichi Toyama

Databases supporting changes in changing worlds - the case Spatio-Temoral Database Systems
Timos K. Sellis (NTU, Athens, Greece)

10:45-11:15    Coffee break

11:15-12:45: Session 6(Room A): Dealing with Time

Chair: Peter Revesz

Calculating Worst-Case Execution Times of Transactions in Databases for Event-Driven, Hard Real-Time Embedded Systems
Alexander Münnich, Georg Färber
The Vagabond Temporal OID Index: An Index Structure for OID Indexing in Temporal Object Database Systems
Kjetil N鴕v錱
Representation of Definite, Indefinite and Infinite Temporal Information
Panagiotis Chountas, Ilias Petrounias

12:45-14:00:    Lunch break

14:00-16:00 Session 7(Room A): Data Marts and Warehouses

Chair: Jaroslav Pokorny

Bulk loading a Data Warehouse built upon a UB-Tree
Robert Fenk, Akihiko Kawakami, Volker Markl, Rudolf Bayer, Shuichi Osaki
Efficient Maintenance of Temporal Data Warehouses
Sandra de AMO, M韗ian Halfeld Ferrari Alves
Application of SuperSQL Query Language for the Migration from a Relational to an Object-Oriented Database
Shiro Udoguchi, Tadashi Iijima, Motomichi Toyama

14:00-16:00 Session 7a(Room B): Applications and Concerns I

Chair: Richard McClatchey

Keeping Web Pages Up-To-Date With SQL:1999
Henrik Loeser
Architecture for the Interaction and Access on Multimedia Database Systems in the Context of Mobile Environments
Guntram Flach, Nico G黱ther
Algorithms for Cartogram Animation
Peter Revesz, Min Ouyang
Query Result Size Estimation using Trapezoidal Attribute Cardinality Map
B. John Oommen, Murali Thiyagarajah
Measuring the Contributions of (O)RDBMS to Object-Oriented Software Development
Weiping Zhang, Norbert Ritter
An Integration System of Web Information Sources for Mobile Users
Wisut Sae-Tung, Tadashi Ohmori, Mamoru Hoshi


16:00-16:30:    Coffee break

16:30-18:00: Session 8(Room A): XML and DB

Chair: Teruhisa Hochin

An XML-based architecture for adaptive web hypermedia systems using a probabilistic user model
Mario Cannataro, Andrea Pugliese
XML functionally
Jaroslav Pokorny
Modeling and Querying XML-Data
S. Flesca, S. Greco, E. Zumpano

20:00 -:-    Symposium dinner

Wednesday: Sept 20, 2000


8:30 - 4:30 Registration

9:15-10:45: Session 9(Room A): Concurrency and Access

Chair: Bala Iyer

Concurrency Control for B-Trees with Differential Indices
Kerttu Pollari-Malmi, Jarmo Ruuth, Eljas Soisalon-Soininen
Speculation based nested locking protocol to increase the concurrency of nested transactions
P.Krishna Reddy, Masaru Kitsuregawa
A Study of MBR-Based Spatial Access Methods: How Well They Perform in High-Dimensional Spaces
Ratko Orlandic, Byunggu Yu

10:45-11:15: Coffee break

11:15-12:45: Session 10(Room A): Multimedia Access

Chair: Uwe Hohenstein

Multimedia Data Access Based on the Sensitivity Factor
Teruhisa Hochin, Keiichi Yamada, Tatsuo Tsuji
Enabling hypermedia videos in multimedia database systems coupled with realtime media servers
Wolfgang Lindner, Henrike Berthold, Frank Binkowski, Andreas Heuer, Klaus Meyer-Wegener
Resiliency and Robustness of Alternative Shape-Based Image Retrieval Techniques
Maytham H. Safar, Cyrus Shahabi, Chung-hao Tan

12:45-14:00:    Lunch break

14:00-16:00 Session 11(Room A): Distributed Systems

Chair: B. John Oommen

Open Active Services for Data-Intensive Distributed Application
Christine Collet, Genoveva Vargas Solar, Helena Grazziotin-Ribeiro
Mediated Information Gain
Joachim Biskup, David W. Embley
Supporting Data Migration Between Relational and Object-Oriented Databases Using a Federation Approach
Uwe Hohenstein
Plug and Play with Query Algebras: SECONDO. A Generic DBMS Development Environment
Stefan Dieker, Ralf Hartmut Güting

14:00-16:00: Session 11a(Room B): Applications and Concerns II

Chair: Guenther Specht

Path Query Reduction and Diffusion for Distributed Semi-structured Data Retrieval
Jaehyung Lee, Yon Dohn Chung, Myoung Ho Kim
Implementation and Performance Analysis of Incremental Equations of Nested Relations"
Jixue Liu, Millist W. Vincent, and Mukesh Mohania
Dynamic Performance Optimization Mechanism for Parallel Object-Oriented Database Programming Languages
Ken'ichirou Kimura, Hirofumi Amano, Akifumi Makinouchi
A Cost Function for Uniformly Partitioned UB-Trees
Volker Markl, Rudolf Bayer
Time is the Shadow of Reactive Behaviour
Mikael Berndtsson, Jorgen Hansson
Materializing a Set of Views: Dynamic Strategies and Performance Evaluation
Zohra Bellahsene, Philippe Marot Presented by Genoveva Vargas Solar

16:00-16:30:    Coffee break and Farewell


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