Databases and Information Systems: Fourth International Baltic Workshop, Baltic DB&IS 2000 Vilnius, Lithuania, May 1-5, 2000 Selected Papers / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
Modern information systems differ in essence from their predecessors. They support operations at multiple locations and different time zones, are distributed and network-based, and use multidimensional data analysis, data warehousing, knowledge discovery, knowledge management, mobile computing, and other modern information processing methods. This book considers fundamental issues of modern information systems. It discusses query processing, data quality, data mining, knowledge management, mobile computing, software engineering for information systems construction, and other topics. The book presents research results that are not available elsewhere. With more than 40 contributors, it is a solid source of information about the state of the art in the field of databases and information systems. It is intended for researchers, advanced students, and practitioners who are concerned with the development of advanced information systems.
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Table of Contents
Preface. Workshop Committee. Part 1: Foundations of databases. Object Views and Query Modification; K. Subieta, J. Plodzien. On Materialising Object-Oriented Views; R. Wrembel. Indexing on Multivalued Attributes: Partial-Order Trees vs. Bitmaps; K. Goczyla. Part 2: Knowledge Management, Data Mining, and Data Warehousing. Knowledge Management, Metadata and Information Systems: An RDF-Compliant Version of the NKRL Language; G.P. Zarri. Precise Enterprises and Imperfect Data; P. Chountas, I. Petrounias. Statistical Quality Control of Warehouse Data; H. Hinrichs. Data Mining within DBMS Functionality; M. Zakrzewicz. Parameterised Patterns for Conceptual Modelling of Data Warehouses; O. Herden. Part 3: Distributed Information Systems, Mobile Computing, and Agents. Agent-Oriented Analysis and Design of Organisational Information Systems; G. Wagner. Development of Distributed Systems with JAVATM and CORBATM Issues and Solutions; A. Svirskas, J. Sakalauskaite. Configured Replication for Mobile Applications; A. Lubinski, A. Heuer. Part 4: Network-based Information Systems. An Infrastructure for an Electronic Market of Scientific Literature; M. Christoffel, et al. Heterogeneous Database Browsing in WWW Based on Meta Model of Data Sources; G. Arnicans, G. Karnitis. Building Digital Video Editing System Based on Dynamic Synchronous Transfer Mode Network; A. Pakstas. Part 5: Information Systems and Software Engineering. The Use of Aggregate Approach for Formal Specification and Simulation of Real-time Systems; H. Pranevicius, D. Makackas. Using Software Reuse to Drive Requirements; R.J. Leach. An Approach to Modelling Expertise in the Environment Pollution Evaluation System; D. Dzemydiene. An OOAD Approach to Resolve Conflicting Management of Shared Objects Between Components; I. Kume. Object-Oriented Design Frameworks: Formal Specification and Some Implementation Issues; I. Crnkovic, et al. Problem Resolution Process for Software Porting Project &endash; A Case Study; J. Plume, J. Strods. Part 6: Knowledge Bases, Artificial Intelligence, and Information Systems. Model Transformations for Knowledge Base Integration within the Framework of Structural Modelling; J. Grundspenkis, J. Jekabsons. Methods of Partial Logic for Knowledge Representation and Deductive Reasoning in Incompletely Specified Domains; A. Prihozhy, L. Prihozhaya. Part 7: Activity Modelling and Workflow Management. Skill-Management: A Building Block for Project Management with Flexible Teams; R. Lucas, T. Weber. Model of Reports Based Information System; D. Ciuksys, et al. A New Approach to the Modelling, Design, and Implementation of Business Information Systems; K. Taveter, B. Tamm. Integration of GIS and Expert Systems; V. Paliulionis. Author Index. Subject Index.