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Conceptual Modeling for Novel Application Domains : ER 2003 Workshops ECOMO, IWCMQ, AOIS, and XSDM, Chicago, IL, USA, October 13, 2003, Proceedings - Manfred A. Jeusfeld

Conceptual Modeling for Novel Application Domains

ER 2003 Workshops ECOMO, IWCMQ, AOIS, and XSDM, Chicago, IL, USA, October 13, 2003, Proceedings

By: Manfred A. Jeusfeld (Editor), Oscar Pastor (Editor)

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ER2003, the22ndInternationalConferenceonConceptualModelinginChicago, Illinois, hosted four workshops on emerging and maturing aspects of conceptual modeling. While the entity-relationship approach is used to address data (base) modeling, the increasingly connected information infrastructure demands - swers that can handle complexity and can develop models about systems that aremaintainable. Wereceivedsevenexcellentproposalsforworkshopstobeheld at ER 2003, out of which we selected the following four based on peer reviews: - ConceptualModelingApproachesforE-Business(eCOMO2003)brought- gether researchers and practitioners interested in conceptual modeling te- niques for e-business. - The International Workshop on Conceptual Modeling Quality (IWCMQ 2003) concentrated on approaches to quality assurance in the modeling p- cess. - The International Bi-Conference Workshop on Agent-Oriented Information Systems (AOIS 2003) was devoted to investigating the agent paradigm for information systems development. - Finally, theInternationalWorkshoponXMLSchemaandDataManagement (XSDM 2003) addressed the impact of XML on topics like data integration, change management, and the Semantic Web. All four workshops highlighted relatively new viewpoints on conceptual - deling. Conceptual modeling as such has been greatly in?uenced and shaped by the entity-relationship model of Peter Chen. However, new developments like object-orientation and the World-Wide Web require adaptions and new te- niques. No longer can developers assume that they can completely understand or model the information system. The new developments create challenges in various directions; some of these were discussed in detail in the four ER 2003 workshops: E-Business and E-Commerce. TheriseoftheInternethascreatednew opportunities for de?ning and enacting business relations between partners. The question is how information systems can help in ?nding business partners, cr- tingnewservices, andenactingthosenewservices.

Preface to eCOMO 2003p. 3
Managing Evolving Business Workflows through the Capture of Descriptive Informationp. 5
The Benefits of Rapid Modelling for E-business System Developmentp. 17
Prediction of Consumer Preference through Bayesian Classification and Generation Profilep. 29
Developing Web Applications from Conceptual Models. A Web Services Approachp. 40
A Framework for Business Rule Driven Web Service Compositionp. 52
Virtual Integration of the Tile Industry (VITI)p. 65
Preface to IWCMQ 2003p. 79
Multiperspective Evaluation of Reference Models - Towards a Frameworkp. 80
On the Acceptability of Conceptual Design Models for Web Applicationsp. 92
Consistency by Construction: The Case of MERODEp. 105
Defining Metrics for UML Statechart Diagrams in a Methodological Wayp. 118
Visual SQL - High-Quality ER-Based Query Treatmentp. 129
Multidimensional Schemas Quality: Assessing and Balancing Analyzability and Simplicityp. 140
Conceptual Modeling of Accounting Information Systems: A Comparative Study of REA and ER Diagramsp. 152
Preface to AOIS 2003p. 167
Bringing Multi-agent Systems into Human Organizations: Application to a Multi-agent Information Systemp. 168
Reconciling Physical, Communicative, and Social/Institutional Domains in Agent Oriented Information Systems - A Unified Frameworkp. 180
An Agent-Based Active Portal Frameworkp. 195
Agent-Oriented Modeling and Agent-Based Simulationp. 205
REF: A Practical Agent-Based Requirement Engineering Frameworkp. 217
Patterns for Motivating an Agent-Based Approachp. 229
Using Scenarios for Contextual Design in Agent-Oriented Information Systemsp. 241
Dynamic Matchmaking between Messages and Services in Multi-agent Information Systemsp. 244
Preface to XSDM 2003p. 249
A Sufficient and Necessary Condition for the Consistency of XML DTDsp. 250
Index Selection for Efficient XML Path Expression Processingp. 261
CX-DIFF: A Change Detection Algorithm for XML Content and Change Presentation Issues for WebVigiLp. 273
Strong and Querying XML Documents Using a Path Table in Relational Databasesp. 285
Improving Query Performance Using Materialized XML Views: A Learning-Based Approachp. 297
A Framework for Management of Concurrent XML Markupp. 311
Object Oriented XML Query by Examplep. 323
Automatic Generation of XML from Relations: The Nested Relation Approachp. 330
Toward the Automatic Derivation of XML Transformationsp. 342
VACXENE: A User-Friendly Visual Synthetic XML Generatorp. 355
A New Inlining Algorithm for Mapping XML DTDs to Relational Schemasp. 366
From XML DTDs to Entity-Relationship Schemasp. 378
Extracting Relations from XML Documentsp. 390
Extending XML Schema with Nonmonotonic Inheritancep. 402
Author Indexp. 409
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ISBN: 9783540202578
ISBN-10: 3540202579
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 414
Published: 29th September 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.18
Weight (kg): 1.31