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Conceptual Modeling - Er '98 : 17th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, Singapore, November 16-19, 1998, Proceedings - Tok Wang Ling

Conceptual Modeling - Er '98

17th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, Singapore, November 16-19, 1998, Proceedings

By: Tok Wang Ling (Editor), Sudha Ram (Editor), Mong Li Lee (Editor)

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Published: 21st October 1998
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I would like to welcome you to Singapore and the 17th International Conf- enceonConceptualModeling(ER'98).Thisconferenceprovidesaninternational forum for technical discussion on conceptual modeling of information systems among researchers, developers and users. This is the ?rst time that this c- ference is held in Asia, and Singapore is a very exciting place to host ER'98. We hope that you will ?nd the technical program and workshops useful and stimulating. The technical program of the conference was selected by the distinguished program committee consisting of two co-chairs and 83 members. Credit for the excellent?nalprogramisduetoTokWangLingandSudhaRam.Specialthanks to Frederick H. Lochovsky for selecting interesting panels, and Alain Pirotte for preparation of attractive tutorials. I would also like to thank Yong Meng Teo (PublicityChair), andtheregionco-ordinators, AlbertoLaender, ErichNeuhold, Shiwei Tang, and Masaaki Tsubaki, for taking care of publicity. The following three workshops are also organized to discuss speci?c t- ics of data modeling and databases: "International Workshop on Data Wa- housing and Data Mining" organized by Sham Navathe (Workshop chair) and MukeshMohania(ProgramCommitteeChair),"InternationalWorkshoponNew Database Technologies for Collaborative Work Support and Spatio-Temporal DataManagement"organizedbyYoshifumiMasunaga, and"InternationalWo- shop on Mobile Data Access" organized by Dik L. Lee. Ee Peng Lim took care of all detailed work related to the workshops. I would like to thank all these people who organized the workshops as well as the members of program committees. The workshop proceedings will be published jointly after the workshop.

The Rise, Fall and Return of Software Industry in Japanp. 1
Conceptual Design and Development of Information Servicesp. 7
An EER-Based Conceptual Model and Query Language for Time-Series Datap. 21
Chrono: A Conceptual Design Framework for Temporal Entitiesp. 35
Designing Well-Structured Websites: Lessons to Be Learned from Database Schema Methodologyp. 51
Formalizing the Informational Content of Database User Interfacesp. 65
A Conceptual-Modeling Approach to Extracting Data from the Webp. 78
Information Coupling in Web Databasesp. 92
Structure-Based Queries over the World Wide Webp. 107
Integrated Approach for Modelling of Semantic and Pragmatic Dependencies of Information Systemsp. 121
Inference of Aggregate Relationships through Database Reverse Engineeringp. 135
On the Consistency of Int-cardinality Constraintsp. 150
Realizing Next Generation Internet Applications: Are There Genuine Research Problems, or Is It Advanced Product Development?p. 164
Web Sites Need Models and Schemesp. 165
ARTEMIS: A Process Modeling and Analysis Tool Environmentp. 168
From Object Oriented Conceptual Modeling to Automated Programming in Javap. 183
An Evaluation of Two Approaches to Exploiting Real-World Knowledge by Intelligent Database Design Toolsp. 197
Metrics for Evaluating the Quality of Entity Relationship Modelsp. 211
A Transformational Approach to Correct Schema Refinementsp. 226
The Guidelines of Modeling - An Approach to Enhance the Quality in Information Modelsp. 240
Improving the Quality of Entity Relationship Models - Experience in Research and Practicep. 255
The TROLL Approach to Conceptual Modelling: Syntax, Semantics and Toolsp. 277
Process Failure in a Rapidly Changing High-Tech Organisation: A System Dynamics Viewp. 291
ROL2: A Real Deductive Object-Oriented Database Languagep. 302
Multiobjects to Ease Schema Evolution in an OODBMSp. 316
Implementation of Automatic Lock Determination in C++-based OODBMSsp. 334
Do We Need Information Modeling for the Information Highway?p. 348
Design and Analysis of Quality Information for Data Warehousesp. 349
Data Warehouse Schema and Instance Designp. 363
Reducing Algorithms for Materialized View Updatesp. 377
Reengineering Conventional Data and Process Models with Business Object Models: A Case Study Based on SAP R/3 and UMLp. 393
An Active Conceptual Model for Fixed Income Securities Analysis for Multiple Financial Institutionsp. 407
An Entomological Collections Database Model for INPAp. 421
A Global Object Model for Accommodating Instance Heterogeneitiesp. 435
On Formalizing the UML Object Constraint Language OCLp. 449
Derived Horizontal Class Partitioning in OODBs: Design Strategies, Analytical Model and Evaluationp. 465
Author Indexp. 481
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ISBN: 9783540651895
ISBN-10: 3540651896
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science,
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 482
Published: 21st October 1998
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.57
Weight (kg): 0.7