Monday, March 20, 2000

7:30 - 8:15 AM Atrio

Registration

8:15 - 8:30 AM Sala delle Feste

Opening Comments

8:30 - 10:00 AM Sala delle Feste

Keynote Address

Rethinking the Software Process

Professor Carlo Ghezzi of the Politecnico di Milano, Italy

(Details)

Monday, 10:00 -10:30 AM Break

10:30 - Noon Sala Bacco

Computer Uses in Education -1

Malini Krishnamurthi; California State University-Fullerton, USA

Tools for Visualizing Text Compression Algorithms

Sami Khuri, Hsiu-Chin Hsu; San Jose State University, USA

Teach ++: A Cooperative Distance Learning and Teaching Environment

Maria Barra, Giuseppe Cattaneo, Umberto Ferraro Petrillo, Vincenzo Garofalo, Claudia Rossi, Vittorio Scarano; Universitł di Salerno, Italy

10:30 - Noon Salone delle Feste

Coordination Models, Languages and
Applications - 1

George A. Papadopoulos; University of Cyprus,CYPRUS

Coordinating HPF Programs to Mix Task and

Data Parallelism

Salvatore Orlando; Universitł CaÕFoscari di Venezia, Italy

Paolo Palmerini, Raffaele Perego; Instituto CNUCE-CNR, Italy

Building Programs in the Network of

Tasks Model

David Skillicorn; Queen's University, Canada

Susanna Pelagatti; Universitł di Pisa, Italy

Activity Graphs: A Model-Independent Intermediate Layer for Skeletal Coordination

Murray Cole; University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Andrea Zavanella; Universitł di Pisa, Italy

10:30 - Noon Sala Duca

Evolutionary Computing and Optimization - 1

Roger Wainwright; University of Tulsa, USA

Solve CustomersÕ Problems: Interactive Evolution for Tinkering with Computer Animation

Ik Soo Lim, Daniel Thalmann; Swiss Federal Instititute of Technology, Switzerland

Permutation-Based Evolutionary Algorithms for Multidimensional Knapsack Problems

Jens Gottlieb; Technical University of Clausthal, Germany

Selection in Evolutionary Algorithms for the Traveling Salesman Problem

Jens Gottlieb, Torben Kruse; Technical University of Clausthal, Germany

A Grouping Genetic Algorithm for Coloring the Edges of Graphs

Sami Khuri; San Jose State University, USA

Tim Walters; Virage, Inc., USA

Yanti Sugono; San Jose State University, USA

10:30 - Noon Sala della Musica

Fuzzy Applications - 1

E. Damiani; Polo di Crema, Universitł di Milano, ITALY

Industrial Applications of Fuzzy Systems

L. C. Jain; University of South Australia, Australia

Information Granulation for Concept Formation

W. Pedrycz; University of Alberta, Canada

A. V. Vasilakos; Foundation for Research And Technology, Greece

A. Gacek; Institute of Medical Technology and Equipment, Poland

Mining Functional Dependencies from Fuzzy Relational Databases

Shyue-Liang Wang, Jenn-Shing Tsai, Tzung-Pei Hong; I-Shou University, Taiwan

Uncertainty Handling in Spatial Relationships

M. Vazirgiannis; Athens University of Economics & Business, Greece

10:30 - Noon Sala Olimpo

Programming Languages - 1

Chang-Hyun Jo; University of North Dakota, USA

#Testing Java Programs Using Dynamic Data Flow Analysis

A.S. Boujarwah, K. Saleh, J. Al-Dallal; Kuwait University, Kuwait

The GNU Prolog System and Its Implementation

Daniel Diaz; University of Paris 1, France

Philippe Codognet; University of Paris 6, France

The Role of Transaction Management in CORBA/ODB Integrated Systems' Performance

Vahe Amirbekyan, Krzysztof Zielinski; University of Mining and Metallurgy, Poland

Reverse Engineering of Use Case Realizations in UML

Dragan Bojic, Dusan Velasevic; University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia

10:30 - Noon Sala Ovale

World Wide Web Applications - 1

Robert Inder; University of Edinburgh, UK

Web Access to Environmental Databases: a Database Query and Presentation System for the UK Environmental Change Network

S. C. Rennie, A.M.J. Lane, M. Wilson; CEH-Merlewood, UK

Nu.M.E.: a WWW Virtual Historic Museum of the City of Bologna

Maria Elena Bonfigli; Universitł degli Studi di Bologna, Italy

Luigi Calori, Antonella Guidazzoli; CINECA, Italy

The Mobile Agent Technology to Support and to Access Museum Information

Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi; Universitł di Bologna, Italy

Andrea Tomasi; Universitł di Pisa, Italy

Efficient and Flexible Web Access to Art-Historical Image Collections

Mathias Wagner, Stefan Holland, Werner KieBling; UniversitŐt Augsburg, Germany

Monday, Noon - 1:30 PM Ristaurante Parco

Lunch for all Registrants

1:30 - 3:00 PM Sala Ovale

Biomedical Computing - 1

Warren T. Jones; University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

Analyzing Human Gait Patterns for Malfunction Detection

Monika Kohle, Dieter Merkl; Technische UniversitŐt Wien, Austria

Data Mining for Preterm Birth Prediction

Linda Goodwin; Duke University, USA

Sean Maher; GrayCrane Inc., USA

Extending Case-Based Reasoning by Discovering and Using Image Features in IVF

Igor Jurisica; University of Toronto, Canada

Janice Glasgow; Queen's University, Canada

1:30 - 3:00 PM Sala Bacco

Database Technology - 1

William Perrizo; North Dakota State University, USA

Distributed Query Optimization Using PERF Joins

Ramzi Haraty, Roula Fany; Lebanese American University, Lebanon

An Approach to Integration of Web Information Source Search and Web Information Retrieval

Yuichi Iizuka; NTT Cyber Space Labs, Japan

Mitsuaki Tsunakawa; NTT Software Corporation, Japan

Shinichiro Seo, Tetsuo Ikeda; NTT Cyber Space Labs, Japan

An Approach to Discovering Temporal Association Rules

Juan M. Ale, Gustavo H. Rossi; UNLP, Argentina

1:30 - 3:00 PM Sala Duca

Evolutionary Computing and Optimization - 2

Sami Khuri; San Jose State University, USA and Institut fur Informatik, Germany

Simulation of Imprecise Ordinary Differential Equations Using Evolutionary Algorithms

Christoph Reich; University of Applied Science, Germany

On the Influence of the Representation Granularity in Heuristic Forma Recombination

Carlos Cotta, Jose M. Troya; University of Malaga, Spain

A Weighted Coding in a Genetic Algorithm for the Degree-Constrained Minimum Spanning Tree Problem

Gunther R. Raidl; Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Bryant A. Julstrom; St. Cloud State University, USA

1:30 - 3:00 PM Salone delle Feste

Multimedia and Visualization - 1

Brajendra Panda; University of North Dakota, USA

Tournament Selection for Browsing Temporal Signals

Ik Soo Lim, Daniel Thalmann; Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

Image Retrieval Using Flexible Image Subblocks

Byoung Chul Ko, Hae-Sung Lee, Hyeran Byun; Yonsei University, Korea

Statistical Admission Control for Soft Real-Time VOD Servers

Sooyong Kang, Heon Y. Yeom; Seoul National University, Korea

A Synchronization Model for Hypermedia Documents Navigation

Augusto Celentano, Ombretta Gaggi; Universitł CaÕFoscari, Italy

1:30 - 3:00 PM Sala della Musica

Parallel and Distributed Computing - 1

Pradip Srimani; Colorado State University, USA

Application-Level Virtual Memory Management in Real-Time Multiprocessor Systems

Felicia Ionescu; University of Bucharest, Romania

Broadcasting Under Network Ignorance Scenario

Xiangchuan Chen, Hong An, Shirong Zheng; University of Science & Technology of China, China

Network Integrated Supervisory Control for Power Systems Based on Distributed Objects

Tomomichi Seki; Tokyo Electric Power Company, Japan

Takehiko Tsuchiya, Tatsuji Tanaka, Hadime Watanabe, Toshibumi Seki; Toshiba Corporation, Japan

Increasing the Reliablity of Email Services

Joe Armstrong; Bluetail AB, Sweden

1:30 - 3:00 PM Sala Olimpo

Programming Languages - 2

Elvinia Riccobene; UniversitaÕ di Catania, ITALY

WCML: Paving the Way for Reuse in Object-Oriented Web Engineering

Martin Gaedke, Christian Segor, Hans-Werner Gellerson; University of Karlsruhe, Germany

Operational Semantics of Rewriting with the On-demand Evaluation Strategy

Kazuhiro Ogata, Kokichi Futatsugi; JAIST, Japan

#POOL: A Persistent Object-Oriented Language

C.J. Harrison, Majid Naeem; UMIST, UK

Reducing the Impact of Software Prefetching on Register Pressure

David W. Shrewsbury; Listing Services Solutions, Inc., USA

Cindy Norris; Appalachian State University, USA

Monday, 3:00 - 3:30 PM Break

Monday, 3:00 - 5:00 PM Villa Olmo

City Tour

3:30 - 5:00 PM Sala Bacco

Computer Uses in Education - 2

Malini Krishnamurthi; California State University-Fullerton, USA

Back to the Basics: A First Class Chalkboard and More

Ng S. T. Chong, United Nations University, Japan

Masao Sakauchi, University of Tokyo, Japan

Software Engineering and History

Rachid Anane; Coventry University, UK

SCHOLION - Scaleable Technologies for Telelearning

Barbara Froschauer, Chris Stary, Michael Ellmer, Thomas Pilsl, Wolfgang Ortner, Alexandra Totter; University of Linz, Austria

3:30 - 5:00 PM Salone delle Feste

Coordination Models, Languages and
Applications - 2

Franco Zambonelli; DSI - University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, ITALY, CWI, The Netherlands

Coordination with Scopes

Iain Merrick, Alan Wood; University of York, UK

Making Tuple Spaces Safe for Heterogeneous Distributed Systems

Naftaly H. Minsky; Rutgers University, USA

Yaron M. Minsky; Cornell University, USA

Victoria Ungureanu; Rutgers University, USA

Optimising the Linda in Primitive: Understanding Tuple-Space Run-times

Antony Rowstron; Microsoft Research, UK

Event Notification in Data-driven Coordination Languages: Comparing the Ordered and

Unordered Interpretations

Nadia Busi, Gianluigi Zavattaro; Universitł di Bologna, Italy

3:30 - 5:00 PM Sala Duca

Mobile Computing Systems and
Applications - 1

Dorota Huizinga; California State University, USA

A Mobile Agent Infrastructure for the Mobility Support

Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi; Universitł di Bologna, Italy

Cesare Stefanelli; Universitł di Ferrara, Italy

Enabling Awareness in Dynamic Mobile Agent Environments

Seng Wai Loke; Monash University, Australia

Andry Rakotonirainy; University of Queensland, Australia

Arkady Zaslavsky; Monash University, Australia

Integrating Notification Services in Computer Network and Mobile Telephony

Vittorio Ghini, Giovanni Pau, Paola Salomoni; Universitł di Bologna, Italy

Mobile Computing in a Hospital: the WARD-IN-HAND Project

M. Ancona, G. Dodero, V. Gianuzzi; DISI, Italy

F. Minuto; DISEM, Italy

M. Guida; TXT Ingegneria Informatica, Italy

3:30 - 5:00 PM Sala della Musica

Parallel and Distributed Computing - 2

Mahmoud Omari; Mu'tah University, JORDAN

Effects of Communication Characteristics on Task Mapping Quality on a 2-D Mesh with Wormhole Routing

S.-Y. Lee; Auburn University, USA

Task Scheduling Using a Block Dependency DAG for Block-Oriented Sparse Cholesky Factorization

Heejo Lee, Jong Kim, Sung Je Hong, Sunggu Lee; Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea

A Parallel Algorithm for the Routing Problem: An Implementation in The Parallel Computer IBM-SP2

C. M. Ribeiro; USP-ICMC-SCE, Brazil

F. Hernandes; Unicentro Deinfo, Brazil

F. C. J. de Oliveira, J.F. Ferreira Ribeiro; USP-ICMC-SCE, Brazil

Concurrent Transactional Replicated Servers

Ricardo Jimenez-Peris, Marta Patino-Martinez, Universidad PolitÄcnica de Madrid, Spain

Sergio Arevalo, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain

A Lightweight Casual Logging Scheme for Recoverable Distributed Shared Memory

Taesoon Park; Sejong University, Korea

Heon Y. Yeom; Seoul National University, Korea

3:30 - 5:00 Sala Olimpo

Programming Languages - 3

Mourad Debbabi; Laval University, Quebec, CANADA

Profile Assisted Register Allocation

William C. Kreahling, Cindy Norris; Appalachian State University, USA

A Side-Effect-Free Hierarchical Radiosity Algorithm

John OÕDonnell; University of Glasgow, Great Britain

Thomas Rauber; Martin-Luther UniversitŐt , Germany

Gudula Runger; Universitat Leipzig, Germany

An Approach for Modeling the Name Lookup Problem in the C++ Programming Language

James F. Power; National University of Ireland, Ireland

Brian A. Malloy; Clemson University, USA

#Web-Based Money Investment Consultant

Wolfgang Golubski, Thomas Feuring; UniversitŐt - GH Siegen, Germany

Johannes-Bernhard Hundhege; GAD Muenster, Germany

3:30 - 5:00 PM Sala Ovale

World Wide Web Applications - 2

Gordon Lyon; National Inst. of Standards and Technology, US Dept. of Commerce , USA

How to Visit Data with OTHY

Franck Barbeau; MAIF, France

Jose Martinez; Universite de Nantes, France

Integrating Heterogeneous Data Sources Using the COIL Mediator Definition Language

Christian Och, Roger King, Richard Osborne; University of Colorado, USA

A Context-Based Navigation Paradigm for Accessing Web Data

Wilfried Lemahieu; K. U. Leuven, Belgium

A Lightweight, Message-Oriented Application Server for the WWW

Ralf-Dieter Schimkat, Stefan Muller, Wolfgang Kuchlin; Wilhelm-Schickard Institute for Computer Science, Germany

Monday, 5:15 - 6:15 PM Sala Bacco

SIGAPP Business Meeting

Monday, 6:30 - 7:30 Sala Bacco

SAC 2001 Organization Meeting

Monday, 8:00 PM Restaurant Hotel Palace

Banquet

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2000

8:00 - 8:15 AM Atrio

Registration

8:30 - 10:00 AM Sala Ovale

Biomedical Computing - 2

Donna Mooney; University of Arkansas, USA

Functions, Rules and Models: Three Complementary Techniques for Analyzing Strength Data

Juan Pedro CaraŹa-Valente, Ignacio Lopez-Chavarrias, Cesar Montes; Campus de Montegancedo s/n, Spain

Genome-wide Polymerase Chain Reaction Primer Design

Hai-Hui Huang; USA

G.E. Hedrick, Robert Burnap; Oklahoma State University, USA

Haobo Liu; Cerner Corporation, USA

Knowledge Discovery from Sparse Pharmacokinetic Data

Ray R. Hashemi, Charles Epperson; University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA

Alexander A. Tyler; University College Cork, Ireland

John F. Young; National Center for Toxicological Research, USA

EEGSolver - Brain Activity and Genetic Algorithms

Paulo Aguiar, AndrÄ David, Sandra Paulo, Agostinho Rosa; LaSEEB, Portugal

8:30 - 10:00 AM Sala Stucchi

Computational Science - 1

S. Lakshmivarahan; University of Oklahoma, USA

A Parallel Algorithm for NonLinear Volterra Integro-Differential Equations

Ruth E. Shaw; University of New Brunswick, Canada

The Calculation of Average Distance in Mesh Structures

Zhizhang Shen; Plymouth State College, USA

Optimal Configuration of a Command and Control Network: Balancing Performance and Reconfiguration Constraints

L. Jonathan Dowell; Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

8:30 - 10:00 AM Sala Bacco

Database Technology - 2

Brajendra Panda; University of North Dakota, USA

OORF: An Object-Oriented Route Finder

Muhammad Abaidullah Anwar, Takaichi Yoshida; Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan

Hierarchy-based Mining of Association Rules in Data Warehouses

Giuseppe Psaila, Pier Luca Lanzi; Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Using Abstractions for Spatio-Temporal Conceptual Modeling

Nectaria Tryfona, Christian S. Jensen; Aalborg University, Denmark

Duplicate Detection Using K-way Sorting Method

Amy Feekin, Zhengxin Chen; University of Nebraska at Omah, USA

8:30 - 10:00 AM Sala Duca

Evolutionary Computing and Optimization - 3

Guenther Raidl; Vienna University of Technology, AUSTRIA

Solving Very Large Crew Scheduling Problems to Optimality

Tallys H. Yunes, Arnaldo V. Moura, Cid C. de Souza; University of Campinas, Brazil

The Influence of Learning in the Behavior of Information Retrieval Adaptive Agents

Francisco B. Pereira; Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra, Portugal

Ernesto Costa; Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

A Genetic Local Search Algorithm for Random Binary Constraint Satisfaction Problems

Elena Marchiori; Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Adri Steenbeek; CWI, The Netherlands

8:30 - 10:00 AM Sala della Musica

Fuzzy Applications - 2

L. Jain; Knowledge Based Intelligent Engineering System Centre (KES) - University of South Australia, AUSTRALIA

User Adaptive Models Based on Similarity

Francesca Arcelli Fontana; University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Ferrante Formato; University of Salerno, Italy

Controlling Asymmetric Errors in Neuro-Fuzzy Classification

Aljoscha Klose, Rudolf Kruse; University of Magdeburg, Germany

Karsten Schulz, Ulrich Thonnessen; FGAN/FOM, Germany

A Fuzzy Approach to the Geography of Industrial Districts

G. Facchinetti, G. Mastroleo, S. Paba; University of Modena, Italy

Semantic Discrimination Analysis for Feature Selection

James F. Baldwin, Trevor P. Martin, Christiane Ponsan; University of Bristol, UK

8:30 - 10:00 AM Salone delle Feste

Multimedia and Visualization - 2

Ik Soo Lim; Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

Multithreaded Distributed MPEG1-Video Delivery in the Internet Environment

Gwang S. Jung; The City University of New York, USA

Kyung W. Kang, Qutaibah Malluhi; Jackson State University, USA

#A Framework for Creating and Playing Distributed Multimedia Information Systems with QoS Requirements

Costas Mourlas; University of Cyprus, Cyprus

#Capturing and Indexing Computer-based Activities With Virtual Network Computing

Sheng Feng Li, Mark Spiteri, John Bates; University of Cambridge, UK

Andy Hopper; AT&T Laboratories, UK

#Development of an Information Visualization Tool Using Virtual Reality

Tereza G. Kirner, Valeria F. Martins; Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil

#Requirements for Development of Hypermedia Technology for a Digital Library Supporting Scholarly Work

Uffe K. Wiil, David L. Hicks; Aalborg University Esbjerg, Denmark

8:30 - 10:00 AM Sala Olimpo

Programming Languages - 4

James Power; National University of Ireland, IRELAND

Domain Specific Meta Languages

Eric Van Wyk; Oxford University Computing Lab, UK

A Formal Model for the Parallel Semantics of P3L

A. Cavarra, E. Riccobene; Univerisitł di Catania, Italy

A. Zavanella; Universitł di Pisa, Italy

SSA-based Flow-sensitive Type Analysis: Combining Constant and Type Propagation

Alexandre Lenart, Christopher Sadler, Sandeep K.S. Gupta; Colorado State University, USA

#Towards the Usage of Dynamic Object Aggregations as a Foundation for Composition

Gustaf Neumann; Vienna University of Economics and BA, Austria

Uwe Zdun; University of Essen, Germany

Tuesday, 10:00 -10:30 AM Break

10:30 - Noon Sala della Musica

Computing Curriculum 2001

Panel: ACM/IEEE CS Computing Curriculum CC-2001

Pradip Srimani, Colorado State University, USA

10:30 - Noon Sala Stucchi

AI and Computational Logic - 1

John Debenham; University of Technology, Australia

Form Classification Using DP Matching

Yungcheol Byun, Yillbyung Lee; Yonsei University, Korea

Using Pads Instead of Fiducial Marks in Vision Assisted Assembly of PCBÕs

Khalil Khalili; University of Birjand, Iran

F3MCNN: A Fuzzy Minimum Mean Maximum Clustering Neural Network

Langtsan.G. Wu; CASA, Inc, USA

Huizhu Lu; Oklahoma State University, USA

A Tool for Internet-Oriented Knowledge Based Systems

R. Inder; University of Edinburgh, Scotland

10:30 - Noon Salone delle Feste

Coordination Models, Languages and
Applications - 3

Eric Monfroy; CWI, THE NETHERLANDS

Semantical Aspects of an Arhitecture for Distrubted Embedded Systems

Roel Bloo; Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Jozef Hooman; University Of Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Edwin de Jong; Hollandse Signaalapparaten B.V., The Netherlands

An Extensible Model of Architecture

Description

Kurt Lichtner, Paulo Alencar, Don Cowan; University of Waterloo, Canada

Design Guidelines for Coordination Components

Sander Tichelaar, Juan Carlos Cruz, Serge Demeyer; UniversitŐt Bern, Switzerland

#A Configuration-oriented Framework for Distributed Multimedia Applications

Ahmed Saleh, George R.R. Justo; University of Westminster, UK

10:30 - Noon Sala Bacco

Database Technology - 3

Ramzi Haraty; Lebanese American University, Beirut, LEBANON

R-Tree Implementation Using Branch-Grafting Method

Thomas Schreck, Zhengxin Chen; University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA

Static Detection of Sources of Dynamic Anomalies in a Network of Referential Integrity Restrictions

Laura C. Rivero, Jorge H. Doorn; ISISTAN - UNCentro, Argentina

Daniel Loureiro; UNCentro, Argentina

The Application of Association Rule Mining to Remotely Sensed Data

Jianning Dong, William Perrizo, Qin Ding, Jingkai Zhou; North Dakota State University, USA

The GOLD Definition Language (GDL): An Object Oriented Formal Specification Language for Multidimensional Databases

Juan Trujillo, Manuel Palomar, Jaime Gomez; University of Alicante, Spain

10:30 - Noon Sala Duca

Mobile Computing Systems and
Applications - 2

Massimo Ancona; Universita degli Studi di Genova, ITALY

Validating the FIPA Standards Through a Real-World Application

Jorge Nunez-Suarez; British Telecommunications, UK

Donie OĺSullivan; Broadcom Eireann Research, Ireland

Henri Brouchoud; France Telecom, France

A Hybrid Method for Concurrent Updates on Disconnected Databases in Mobile Computing Environments

Yin-Huei Loh, Takahiro Hara, Masahiko Tsukamoto, Shojiro Nishio; Osaka University, Japan

Adapation in a Ubiquitous Computing Management Architecture

Markus Lauff, Hans-Werner Gellersen; University of Karlsruhe, Germany

Distribution over Mobile Environments

Frederic Le Mouel; IRISA/INRIA, France

Francoise Andre; IRISA/University of Rennes1, France

10:30 - Noon Sala Olimpo

Software Engineering and Management - 1

David Rine; George Mason University, USA

A Framework for Studying the Coordination Process in Software Engineering

Claudine Toffolon; Littoral University, France

Salem Dakhli; Paris-Dauphine University, France

Adaptive Workflow Management - an Integrated Approach and System Architecture

N.C. Narendra; Hewlett-Packard India Software Operations Ltd., India

Software Metrics for Small Database Applications

Sana Abiad, Ramzi A. Haraty, Nashat Mansour; Lebanese American University, Lebanon

10:30 - Noon Sala Ovale

World Wide Web Applications - 3

Sara Comai; Politecnico di Milano, ITALY

Controlling Transmission Order of Inline Objects for Effective Web Page Publishing

Tadashi Nakano, Kaname Harumoto, Shinji Shimojo, Shojiro Nishio; Osaka University, Osaka

Modeling of Time and Document Aging for Request Prediction - One Step Further

Ernst-Georg Haffner, Uwe Roth, Thomas Engel, Christoph Meinel; Institute of Telematics, Germany

Assurance Protocols and Small Web Retailers

G. E. Lyon; National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA

Supporting Compositional Reuse in Component-Based Web Engineering

Martin Gaedke, Jorn Rehse; University of Karlsruhe, Germany

Tuesday, 12:00 - 1:30 PM Lunch (On Your Own)

Tuesday, 12:00 - 1:30 PM Ristaurante Parco

Track Chairs Lunch

1:30 - 3:00 PM Sala Stucchi

Computational Science - 2

J. Dowell; Los Alamos National Lab, USA

A New 3D Adaptive Finite Element Scheme with 1-Irregular Hexahedral Element Meshes

D. Morton; The University of Montana, USA

John M. Tyler; Lousiana State University, USA

Managing Scientific Computations with a Java-based Schema Extension Facility

Greg Riccardi, Samuel J. Eaves II, Larry Dennis; Florida State University, USA

A Clustering Approach to Multi-Model Ensemble Analysis Using SAMEX Data

Ahmad Alhamed, S. Lakshmivarahan; University of Oklahoma, USA

1:30 - 3:00 PM Salone delle Feste

Coordination Models, Languages and
Applications - 4

Antony Rowstron; Microsoft Research, UK

A Coordination Language for Mobile Components

Farhad Arbab, Marcello M. Bonsangue; CWI, The Netherlands

Frank S. de Boer; Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Structured Nets in KLAIM

Lorenzo Bettini, Michele Loreti, Rosario Pugliese; Universitł di Firenze, Italy

XML Dataspaces for Mobile Agent Coordination

Giacomo Cabri, Letizia Leonardi, Franco Zambonelli; Universitł di Modena, Italy

A Coordination Language for Collective Agent Based Systems: GroupLog

Fernanda Barbosa, Jose C. Cunha; Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

1:30 - 3:00 PM Sala Bacco

Database Technology - 4

Z. Chen; University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA

Maximizing Reusability: Seeking Appropriate Positions for Derived Classes Within the Class Hierarchy

Reda Alhajj; American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.

Faruk Polat; Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Active Services for Federated Databases

Genoveva Vargas-Solar, Christine Collet, Helena G. Ribeiro; LSR-IMAG, France

Data Dependency Based Logging for Defensive Information Warfare

Brajendra Panda, Sani Tripathy; University Of North Dakota, USA

A Schema-less Spatio-Temporal Database System

Michael Bodolay; Lakeland Micro Inc., USA

Martha L. Escobar-Molano; University of South Florida, USA

1:30 - 3:00 PM Sala Duca

Evolutionary Computing and Optimization - 4

Jens Gottlieb; Technical University of Clausthal, GERMANY

An Adaptive Evolutionary Algorithm for the Satisfiability Problem

Claudio Rossi; CaÕFoscari University of Venice, Italy

Elena Marchiori; Free Univsersity of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Joost N. Kok; Leiden University, The Netherlands

Multiobjective Optimization with Messy Genetic Algorithms

David A. Van Veldhuizen; Air Force Research Lab, USA

Gary B. Lamont; Air Force Institute of Technology, USA

niGAVaPS - Outbreeding in Genetic Algorithms

Carlos Fernandes, Rui Tavares, Agostinho C. Rosa; Evolutionary Systems and Biomedical Engineering Lab, Portugal

1:30 - 3:00 PM Sala della Musica

Fuzzy Applications - 3

V. Loia; Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica - Universitł di Salerno, ITALY

An Evolutionary Hybrid Approach to the Design of a Decision Support System

V. Loia, A. Staiano, R. Tagliaferri; Universitł di Salerno, Italy

S. Sessa; Universitł Federico II, Italy

Fix-Mundis for Fuzzy IF-THEN Rule Bases with Standard Compositional Rule of Inference Interpretation

Karl-Heinz Temme, Madjid Fathi; University of Dortmund, Germany

#Mining Fuzzy Rules from Quantitative Data Based on the AprioriTid Algorithm

Tzung-Pei Hong, Chan-Sheng Kuo, Sheng-Chai Chi, Shyue-Liang Wang; I-Shou University, Taiwan

1:30 - 3:00 PM Sala Olimpo

Programming Languages - 5

Brian Malloy; Clemson University, USA

Verifying Object Initialization in the Java Bytecode Language

Stephane Doyon, Mourad Debbabi; Laval University, Canada

Espresso: A Slicer Generator

Sebastian Danicic; University of North London, England

Mark Harman; University of London, England

#Eclectic CSP: A Language of Concurrent Processes

Quentin Miller, Bernard Sufrin; Oxford University Computing Lab, UK

Parallel-C++ for the Java Virtual Machine

Timothy E. Denehy; University of Dayton, USA

Chang-Hyun Jo; University of North Dakota, USA

1:30 - 3:00 PM Sala Ovale

World Wide Web Applications - 4

Robert Inder; University of Edinburgh, UK

The Evolution of the DARWIN System

Joan D.Walton, Robert E. Filman, David J. Korsmeyer; Ames Research Center, USA

Prototyping Web Applications

Mario Bochicchio, Roberto Paiano; University of Lecce, Italy

Cooperative Planning: Using the Web for Cooperation in Architectural Planning

Hilda Tellioglu; Vienna University of Technology, Austria

WWW-Based Cooperative Learning

T. Roselli, C. Catanese, S. Loverro, M. V. Pragnell, G. Sammitto; University of Bari, Italy

Tuesday, 3:00 - 3:30 PM Break

Tuesday, 3:00 - 5:00 PM Villa Olmo

City Tour

3:30 - 5:00 PM Sala Stucchi

AI and Computational Logic - 2

Huizhu Lu; Oklahoma State University, USA

A Multi-Agent Architecture for Process Management Accommodates Unexpected Performance

John Debenham; University of Technology, Australia

Effect Of Background Knowledge In A Task Model Self-Organization Method

Shigeaki Sakurai, Hironobu Takahashi, Ryuichi Oka; Real World Computing Partnership, Japan

Topic Search for Intelligent Network News Reader HISHO

Hiromi Ozaku, Kiyotaka Uchimoto, Masaki Murata, Hitoshi Isahara; Comminications Research Laboratory, Japan

3:30 - 5:00 PM Salone delle Feste

Coordination Models, Languages and
Applications - 5

Andrea Omicini; Universitł di Bologna, ITALY

Supporting Workflow Cooperation Within and Across Organizations

Fabio Casati; Software Technology Lab, USA

Angela Discenza; Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Logic Representation of Processes in Work Activity Coordination

Jacques Wainer; Instituto de Computacao, Brazil

A Coordination-based Chaotic Iteration Algorithm for Constraint Propagation

Eric Monfroy; CWI, The Netherlands

#Discerning Behavioral Properties by Analyzing Transaction Logs

Srinath Srinivasa; Brandenburgische Technische UniversitŐt, Germany

Myra Spiliopoulou; Humboldt - UniversitŐt zu Berlin, Germany

3:30 - 5:00 PM Sala Bacco

Database Technology - 5

Giuseppe Psaila; Politecnico di Milano, ITALY

Distributed Query Processing Using Active Networks

Zhili Zhang; Tibco Corporation, USA

William Perrizo; North Dakota State University, USA

A Performance Comparison of Quadtree-Based Access Methods for Thematic Maps

Eleni Tousidou, Yannis Manolopoulos; Aristotle University, Greece

Mechanisms for Specifying Communication Behavior in Object Oriented Database Systems

Paulo F. Pires, Mçrio Roberto F. Benevides, Marta Mattoso; Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Automatic Generation of RDBMS Based Applications from Object Oriented Design Schemes

A. Musto, G. Polese; Universitł di Salerno, Italy

A. Pannella; GP Informatica S.A.S., Italy

3:30 - 5:00 PM Sala della Musica

Parallel and Distributed Computing - 3

Mahmoud Omari; Mu'tah University, JORDAN

Optical Hierarchical Fully Shuffled Tree

Safia H. Deif, Omer Karam; National Telecom Institute, Egypt

Samir Shaheen, Abd El-Moneim Y. Bilal; Cairo University, Egypt

Routing in Quad Tree-Hypercube Networks

Mahmoud A. Omari; MuÕtah University, Jordan

Performance of Deflection Routing in Toroidal Networks

Nobuyuki Nezu; University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, USA

Scatter and Gather Operations on an Asynchronous Communication Model

Susumu Shibusawa, Hiroyuki Makino, Shigeki Nimiya, Junichi Hatta; Ibaraki University, Japan

A Dynamic Flexible Grouping over CORBA-based Network and its Application to Mobile Computing

Takashi Okuda, Seiji Adachi, Tetsuo Ideguchi, Hiroshi Yasukawa, Xuejun Tian; Aichi Prefectural University, Japan

3:30 - 5:00 PM Sala Duca

PC Clusters Applications - 1

Don Morton; University of Montana, USA

Adapative Use of a Cluster of PCs for Data Warehousing Applications: Some Problems and Issues

Amit Rudra, Raj Gopalan; Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Using the VI Architecture to Build Distributed, Multithreaded Runtime Systems: A Case Study

L. Bouge, J. F. Mehaut, R. Namyst, L. Prylli; LIP, France

A Sorting Algorithm on a PC Cluster

Janez Brest, Aleksander Vreze, Viljem Zumer; University of Maribor, Slovenia

An Asynchronous Protocol for Release Consistent Distributed Shared Memory Systems

Jaeheung Yeo, Heon Y. Yeom; Seoul National University, Korea

Taesoon Park; Sejong University, Korea

3:30 - 5:00 PM Sala Olimpo

Software Engineering and Management - 2

Mariagrazia Fugini; Politecnico di Milano, ITALY

Product Line Stakeholder Viewpoint Approach and Validation Model

Khaled Jaber; Case Western Reserve University, USA

Nader Nada, David Rine, George Mason University, USA

Virtual Transaction Model to Support Workflow Applications

Vasudev Krishnamoorthy, Ming-Chien Shan; Hewlett-Packard Corporation, USA

TRAnD: Temporal Requirement Analysis and Design Tool

M.P. Bodlaender; Philips Research, The Netherlands

A.H.L. Raemaekers, P.D.V. van der Stok; Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

3:30 - 5:00 PM Sala Ovale

World Wide Web Applications - 5

Robert Inder; University of Edinburgh, UK

ERX: A Conceptual Model for XML Documents

Giuseppe Psaila; Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Complex Queries in XML-GL

S. Ceri, S. Comai; Politecnico di Milano, Italy

E. Damiani; Universitł di Milano, Italy

P. Fraternali, L. Tanca; Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Syndication with JML

Robert Barta;Bond University, Australia

Markus Schranz; Ernst & Young, Austria

Adaptive Intelligent Hypermedia Using XML

Maria Elena Bonfigli, Giorgio Casadei, Paola Salomoni; Universitł degli Studi di Bologna, Italy

Wednesday, March 22, 2000

Wednesday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Piazza Cavour

Lake Tour