EDCIS 2002 Advance Technical Program 

All tutorials and sessions are being held at the conference hotel.

Conference Overview

Tutorials and Workshop, Tuesday, September 17, 2002

9:00-12:30 Morning Tutorials

  1. Next Generation Workflow: Promises and Problems
    Prof. Dr. Clarence (Skip) Ellis, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA 
  2. Messaging Middleware and Publish/Subscribe Systems 
    Prof. Dr. H.-Arno Jacobsen, University of T
    oronto, Canada

14:00-17:30 Afternoon Tutorials

  1. Emerging Concepts in Middleware for Advanced Clients and Enterprise Servers NEW!
    Dr. Jakka Sairamesh, IBM Research, USA
  2. Building User-centric Ubiquitous Applications with the Information Logistics Approach
    Dr. Wolfgang Deiters, Fraunhofer Institute Software and Systems Technologies, Germany

9:00-17:30 All-day Workshop

Knowledge Management Workshop
Workshop page TBA

Conference, Wednesday, September 18, 2002

8:30-9:00 Welcome

  1. Conference Opening: Prof. Weber and Prof. Lu
  2. Conference Overview and Technical Program: Prof. Han, Prof. Wikarski, Dr. Tai

9:00-10:00 Invited Talk

Peer to Peer Computing: Data Management in Highly Dynamic Environments
Prof. Dr. Erich Neuhold, GMD-IPSI Darmstadt, Germany

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:00 Session 1a: Workflows I, Chair: Prof. S. Ellis

  1. A Data Warehouse for Workflow Logs. J. Eder, G. Olivotto, W. Gruber (Austria) 132
  2. Workflow and Knowledge Management: Approaching an Integration. J. Lai, Y. Fan (China) 43
  3. Linear Temporal Inference of Workflow Management Systems based on Timed Petri Net Models. C. Lin, Y. Qu (China) 17

10:30-12:00 Session 1b: Ontologies, Chair: Prof. D. Wikarski

  1. TEMPPLET: A New Method for Domain-specific Ontology Design. Y. Dong, M. Li (China) 20
  2. An Environment for Multi-Domain Ontology Development and Knowledge Acquisition. J. Si, C. Cao, H. Wang, F. Gu (China) 54
  3. Applying Information Retrieval Technology to Incremental Knowledge Management. Z. Yang, Y. Liu, S. Li (China) 64

10:30-12:00 Session 1c: Enterprise Application Integration, Chair: Prof. L. Liu

  1. Dynamic Matching and Binding Mechanism for Business Service Integration. F. Wang Z. Zhao, Y. Han (China) 153
  2. A Uniform Model for Authorization and Access Control in Enterprise Information Platform. D. Li, S. Hu, S. Bai (China) 152
  3. Constraints-preserving Mapping Algorithm from XML-Schema to Relational Schema. S. Hongwei, Z. Shusheng, Z. Jingtao, W. Jing, (China) 82

12:00-13:30 Lunch Break 

13:30-15:00 Session 2a: Enterprise Modeling, Chair: Dr. F. Lindert

  1. Research on Enterprise Modeling of Agile Manufacturing. H. Xu, L. Zhang, B. Zhou (China) 29
  2. HCM - A Model Describing Cooperation of Virtual Enterprises. Y. Zhang, M. Shi (China) 45
  3. A Description for Service Supporting Cooperations. M. Wiedeler (Germany) 141

13:30-15:00 Session 2b: Software Engineering, Chair: Dr. W. Deiters

  1. Software Processes for Electronic Commerce Portal Systems. V. Gruhn, L. Schoepe (Germany) 10
  2. Architecture Support for System-of-Systems Evolution. J. Han, P. Chen (Australia) 41
  3. Expressing Graphical Userís Input for Test Specifications. J. Chen (Canada) 126

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-17:30 Session 3a: Groupware Systems, Chair: Prof. J. Gu

  1. An Internet-based Conference System for Real-time Distributed Design EvaluationK. Dai, Y. Wang, X. Xu (China) 87
  2. Intention Preservation by Multi-Versioning in Distributed Real-Time Group Editors. L. Xue, M. Orgun (Australia), K. Zhang (USA) 58
  3. Supporting Group Awareness in Web-based Learning Environments. B. Hu, A. Kuhlenkamp, R. Reinema (Germany) 138
  4. The Neem Platform: an Extensible Framework for the Development of Perceptual Collaborative Applications. P. Berthelmess, C.A. Ellis (USA) 128

15:30-17:30 Session 3b: Architectures, Chair: Prof. A. Jacobsen

  1. An Intelligent Decision Support System in Construction Management by Data Warehousing Technique.Y. Cao, K. Chau, M. Anson, J. Zhang (China) 23
  2. Distributed Heterogeneous Inspecting System and Its Implementation. L. Huang, Z. Wu (China) 106
  3. Architecture for Distributed Embedded Systems based on Workflow and Distributed Resource Management. Y. Lin, X. Zhou, X. Shi (China) 68
  4. Knowledge Management and the Control of Duplication. D. Cook, L. Mellor, G. Frost (UK), R. Creutzburg (Germany), 144

13:30-17:00 (all afternoon): Open Session for Industrial Products and Application Experience (affiliating events only)

18:00-20:00 Welcome Reception and Buffet

Conference, Thursday, September 19, 2002

9:00-10:00 Invited Talk

Component Orientation and Web Services
Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana, IBM Research, USA

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:00 Session 4a: Transactions, Chair: Dr. S. Tai

  1. An Execution and Transaction Model for Active, Rule-based Component Integration Middleware. Y. Jin, S. Urban, A. Sundermier, S. Dietrich (USA) 134
  2. Implementation of CovaTM. J. Jiang, M. Shi (China) 51
  3. Resource-based Scripting to Stitch Distributed Components. J.-M. Andreoli, D. Arregui, F. Pacull, J. Willamowski (France) 135

10:30-12:00 Session 4b: Semantic Web, Chair: Prof. C. Cao

  1. Visualizing a Dynamic Knowledge Map Using a Semantic Web Technology. C. Fillies (Germany), H.-G. Kim (Korea), B. Smith (USA), D. Wikarski (Germany) 146
  2. Indexing and Retrieval of XML-encoded Structured Documents in Dynamic EnvironmentS. Kim, J. Lee, H. Lim (Korea) 100
  3. Knowledge Management: System Architectures, Main Functions, and Implementing Techniques. J. Ma, M. Hemmje (Germany) 121

10:30-12:00 Session 4c: Mobile Agents, Chair: Prof. G. Yu

  1. Study on SOAP-based Mobile Agent Techniques. D. Wang, G. Yu, B. Wei, B. Song, D. Shen, G. Wang (China) 94
  2. Securing Agent Based Architectures. M. Maxim, A. Venugopal (USA) 122
  3. Service and Network Management Middleware for Cooperative Information Systems through Policies and Mobile AgentsK. Yang, A. Galis (UK), T. Mota (Portugal), X. Guo, C. Todd (UK) 86

12:00-13:30 Lunch Break

13:30-15:00 Session 5a: Coordination I, Chair: Prof. J. Luo

  1. Multi-Agent Coordination Mechanism in Distributed Environment. X. Ming, Z. Yi (China) 11
  2. Coordination among Multi-Agents using Process Calculus and ECA Rule. Y. Wei, S. Zhang, J. Cao (China) 34
  3. An RBAC-based Policy Enforcement Coordination Model in Internet Environment. Y. Zhang, J. You (China) 97

13:30-15:00 Session 5b: Distributed Systems Analysis, Chair: Prof. M. Shi

  1. Analysis of an Election Problem for CSCW in Asynchronous Distributed Systems. S.-H. Park (Korea) 60
  2. A Linear-Order Based Access Method for Efficient Network Computations. S.-H. Woo, S-B Yang (Korea) 155
  3. A Petri Net Model for Session Services. J. Shen, Y. Yang (Australia), J. Luo (China) 83

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-17:00 Systems Integration Panel

Panelists: TBA
or: Prof. Dr. Herbert Weber

13:30-17:00 (all afternoon): Open Session for Industrial Products and Application Experience (affiliating events only)

19:00-21:00 Conference Banquet

Conference, Friday, September 20, 2002

9:00-10:00 Invited Talk

The Next Big Thing - Grid Computing: The Internet as a Computing Platform
Dr. Ge
orge Wang, IBM Research and Development, China

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:00 Session 7a: Workflows II, Chair: Prof. J. Eder

  1. Discovering Workflow Performance Models from Timed Logs. W.M.P. van der Aalst, B.F. van Dongen (Netherlands) 133
  2. Performance Equivalent Analysis of Workflow Systems based on Stochastic Petri Net Models. C. Lin, Y. Qu (China) 57
  3. An Agent-enhanced Framework to Support Pre-Dispatching of Tasks in Workflow Management Systems. J. Liu, S. Zhang, J. Hu (China) 71

10:30-11:30 Session 7b: Coordination II, Chair: Prof. V. Gruhn

  1. A CORBA-based Negotiation Strategy in E-CommerceY. Zhao, X. Zhang, G. Wang (China) 147
  2. Negotiation Framework for the Next Generation Mobile Middleware Service Environment M. Sihvonen, J. Holappa (Finland) 127

12:00-13:15 Lunch Banquet

13:30 Tour to the Great Wall