Conference Program



  6 Friday  

7 Saturday


8 Sunday


9 Monday


10 Tuesday


Welcome Desk

9 Workshops   Workshops


  OS1 Session KL 2     KL 4   OS5 Session KL 6
10 CB   CB   CB  
OP1 Session CS Session Posters OP5 Session
11 CB
  KL 1

Lunch (12:30 - 14:00)

14 Workshops   Tutorials   OS2 Session KL 3   OS4 Session KL 5   OS6 Session  
15 OP2 Session   OP4 Session   OP6 Session
  Tutorials OS3 Session Social activity, including a bus tour to Sintra

KL 7 

  OP3 Session
18  Closing
19 Workshops Banquet at Palmela's Castle Welcome Reception at the Town Hall    
  ICEIS Banquet at  the National Palace of Mafra




KL Keynote Lectures.
WS Workshops
TT Tutorials
PS Posters
CB Coffee Break
CS Case Studies


30-minute oral paper presentations


15-minute oral paper presentations
   - All oral paper presentation sessions involve 4 paralell presentations (one per conference area)
   - Case studies are not parallel sessions. 

The preliminary conference program has the following sections (each section is internally organized in chronological order):

1. Panel.

2. Tutorials.

3. Keynote Lectures.

4. Case Studies.

5. Oral Paper Presentations:

    5.1 Databases and Information Systems Integration.

    5.2 Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems.

    5.3 Information Systems Analysis and Specification.

    5.4 Internet Computing and Electronic Commerce.

    5.5 Special Session - JESS (Java Expert System Shell)

6. Poster Presentations (all topic areas).

7. Social Activities.

8. Awards 



Saturday 7, 9:30-11:00.

Theme: Information Technology vs. Enterprise Information Systems: Supporting Activity Coordination.

Panel Chair: Pedro Veiga (President of FCCN, the National Foundation for Scientific Computing in Portugal)

Members of the Panel (alphabetical order of last name): Jean Bézivin, Satya Chattopadhyay, Frank Dignum, Thomas Greene, Giorgio De Michelis, Anatol Holt, Ulrich Reimer, and Gio Wiederhold.

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Saturday 7, 14:00 - 18:00 (with a coffee-break at 16:00)

There will be 3 tutorials in parallel:

Tut01 - Business Data Warehousing in Enterprise Management, by Satya P. Chattopadhyay

Tut02 - Organisational Memories for Capturing, Sharing and Utilizing Knowledge, by Ulrich Reimer

Tut03 - Wireless Application Programming with Java, by Qusay H. Mahmoud.

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There are 7 keynote lectures planned, from Saturday 7 to Tuesday 10:

KL01 - Saturday 7, 11:30 - 12:30: Thomas Greene (MIT Lab of Computer Science, USA)

KL02 - Sunday 8, 9:00 - 10:00: Frank Dignum (Utrecht University - Institute of Information and Computing Sciences, Holland)

KL03 - Sunday 8, 14:00 - 15:00: Giorgio De Michelis (University of Milan, Italy)

KL04 - Monday 9, 9:00 - 10:00: Gio Wiederhold (Stanford University, USA)

KL05 - Monday 9, 14:00 - 15:00: Jean Bézivin (University of Nantes, France)

KL06 - Tuesday 10, 9:00 - 10:00: Nuno Martins (MIT, USA)

KL07 - Tuesday 10, 16:30 - 17:30: Anatol Holt (EST Setúbal, Portugal)

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There are 4 case studies to be presented by companies based in Portugal. The companies are: IBM, Oracle, BMC Software and Siemens Nixdorf. All case studies will be presented on the 9th of July (Monday morning), after keynote lecture 4.

CS01 - 10:30 - 11:00: "How We Saved a Billion Dollars"  -  António Pires (ORACLE)

CS02 - 11:00 - 11:30: "About e-business"  -  Fernando Nogal (IBM)

CS03 - 11:30 - 12:00: "Assuring Business Availability"  -  (BMC Software)

CS04 - 12:00 - 12:30: "Mobile Internet - Mobile Commerce"  -  Alexandre Cardoso (Siemens Information and Communication)

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Notes: - OSx sessions are for 15-minute oral presentations whereas OPx sessions are for 30-minute oral presentations.
- Papers in different conference areas are presented in parallel tracks: C1 track =  Databases and Information Systems Integration; C2 track = Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems; C3 track = Information Systems Analysis and Specification; C4 track = Internet Computing and Electronic Commerce.
- Each paper is identified below by its number, title and contact author only (in the proceedings all authors will be indicated)

    5.1 Databases and Information Systems Integration.

    Sunday 8th    

    09:00-10:00 session C1-OS1

A Methodology Targeted at the Insertion of Data Warehouse Technology in Corporations Jorge Audy
Front-end tools in Data Warehousing: Informix Metacube (ROLAP) vs. Cognos Powerplay (MOLAP) Enrique Medina
Toward Measuring the Scalability of Enterprise Information Systems Ronald Giachetti
Specializing Agents On Data Integration In A Data Warehousing System Environment Orlando Belo

    10:30-12:30 session C1-OP1

XML interface for Object Oriented Databases Frank Van Lingen
IODBCon: A Model-Based Approach for the Development of an Object-Oriented Database System for Integrating Information about Architecture Design and Construction Processes. Farhi Marir
Object Evolution Mechanisms in Object Databases: Requirements, Optional Features and Comparison Slimane Hammoudi
An Architecture For Incorporating Business Rules In An Object-Oriented System Permanand Mohan

    14:00-15:00 session C1-OS2

Integrating Enterprise Models for Banks Khaled Naboulsi
Domain Knowledge As Corporate Resource Of Financial Firms Michael Heng
Enhancing Organizational Competitiveness - Strategic IT Application in HRM Eleanor Cheung
Interactive Search in Web Catalogues Raimondo Schettini

    15:00-16:00 session C1-OP2

Modeling data integration in an object based Geographical Information System Maria Luisa Damiani
Exploiting Temporal GIS and Spatio-Temporal Data to Enhance Telecom Network Planning and Development Dragan Stojanovic

    16:30-17:30 session C1-OS3

A Universal Technique for Relating Heterogeneous Data Models Brian Nicholas Rossiter
Object Models for Model Based Applications Marco Torchiano
Supporting Query Processing Across Application Systems - Aspects of Wrapper-Based Foreign Function Integration Gunnar Beck
Information Systems Integration - Integration of self-developed RDBMS Fredrik Ericsson

    17:30-19:00 session C1-OP3

Data Warehouse Striping: Improved Query Response Time Jorge Bernardino
Integrating Association Rule Mining Algorithms with Relational Database Systems Jochen Hipp
MIDEA: A Multidimensional Data Warehouse Methodology Jose Maria Cavero

    Monday 9th    

    14:00-15:00 session C1-OS4

Architecture for reengineering Legacy Databases Rakesh Agarwal
Integrating Legacy Applications within a Java/CORBA Environment Rod Fatoohi

    15:00-16:00 session C1-OP4

Evaluation of a visualisation design for knowledge sharing and information discovery Luis Gouveia
Novel Data visualisation and exploration in multidimensional datasets George Weir

    Tuesday 10th    

    09:00-10:00 session C1-OS5

An Insight into The Australian ERP Market Paul Hawking
Establishing the Importance of ERP Implementation Critical Success Factors along ASAP Methodology Processes José Esteves
The concept of informational ecology or interest of the information re-use in the company  Luigi Lancieri
The MOMIS approach to Infomation Integration Maurizio Vincini

    10:30-12:30 session C1-OP5

Reducing Inconsistency in Data Warehouses Enrique Medina
Supporting Decentralised Software-Intensive Processes Using Zeta Component-Based Architecture Description Language Ilham Alloui
A Unified Framework to Incorporate Soft Query into Image Retrieval Systems Cyrus Shahabi
The DECOR Toolbox for Workflow-Embedded Organizational Memory Access Andreas Abecker

    14:00-15:00 session C1-OS6

Metadata For The Semi-Structured Mono-Media Documents Anis Jedidi
Design of Textual Dataweb Kaïs Khrouf
Spino: A distributed architecture for massive text storage Paulo Trezentos

    15:00-16:00 session C1-OP6

A Decision Support System Model for Subjective Decisions Vishv Malhotra
MySDI: A Generic Architecture to Develop SDI Personalised Services (How to Deliver the Right Information to the Right User?) Joao Ferreira

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    5.2 Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems.

    Sunday 8th    

    09:00-10:00 session C2-OS1

Moving Code (Servlet Strategy) vs. Inviting Code (Applet Strategy) Which Strategy to Suggest to Software Agents? Zakaria Maamar
A Layered architecture for Multi-Agent Systems To Support a Water Main Rehabilitation Strategy Bernadette Sharp
Data Reduction to Improve Knowledge Extraction Fátima Rodrigues

    10:30-12:30 session C2-OP1

A Multiagent System Applied To The Design Of Petroleum Off-Shore Platforms José Placca
Multi Agent Dynamic Scheduling And Re Scheduling With Global Temporal Constraints Joaquim Reis
Towards Scalable MAS Ralph Deters
An Intelligent Agent-Based Order Planning For Dynamic Networked Enterprises Américo Azevedo

    14:00-15:00 session C2-OS2

Machine Learning approaches for Image Analysis: Recognition of hand orders by a mobile robot Basilio Sierra
A Knowledge-Acquisition Methodology For A Blast Furnace Expert System Using Machine Learning Techniques Eugenia Díaz
Using Virtual Reality Data Mining for Network Management K. Thornton

    15:00-16:00 session C2-OP2

Ontology-Drive Virtual Production Network Configuration: A Concept and Constraint-Object-Oriented Knowledge Management Alexander Smirnov
Conflict Management and Negotiation Among Intentional Agents Fernando Lopes

    16:30-17:30 session C2-OS3

Implementation and Application of Fuzzy Case-based Expert System Du Jianfeng
WinWin Decision Support Framework: A Case Study on Students' In-Course-Assessment in a Software Engineering Module Peter Oriogun

    17:30-18:30 session C2-OP3

Model Management Facilities for Cyber Decision Support Systems Jamilin Jais
SARPlan: A Decision Support System for Canadian Search and Rescue Operations Irène Abi-Zeid

    Monday 9th    

    14:00-15:00 session C2-OS4

The First Tax Return Assessment Expert System in Switzerland Challenges and Solutions Marco Bettoni
An intelligent expert system applied to the theory of patrimonial functions in accounting. A DSS for managing Brazilian accounting knowledge Héctor Lazzarini

    15:00-16:00 session C2-OP4

A Preliminary Study Of A New Classification To Build Homogeneous Patient’s Groups In Home-Based Care Celine ROBARDET
The effects of different feature sets on Web Page Categorization Problem using Iterative Cross-Training Algorithm Nuanwan Soonthornphisaj

    Tuesday 10th    

    09:00-10:00 session C2-OS5

Computer augmented communication in cooperative groups Jean-Philippe Kotowicz
Relationships between the Decision Support System Subspecialties and Artificial Intelligence: An Empirical Investigation Sean Eom
Case-Based Decision Support Systems Abdel-Badeeh Salem

    10:30-12:30 session C2-OP5

Improvements In The Decision Making In Software Projects Javier Aroba Paez
Designing Intelligent Tutoring Systems: a Bayesian Approach Hugo Gamboa

    14:00-15:00 session C2-OS6

Optimizing User Preferences While Scheduling Meetings Rebecca Wong
Affect-sensitive Multi-modal Monitoring in Ubiquitous Computing: Advances and Challenges Maja Pantic
Expert Systems For Disorders Prediction Soliman Edrees

    15:00-16:00 session C2-OP6

Qualitative Reasonig For Software Development Project By Constraint Programming Antonio Suárez
Optimising the Grouping of Email Users to Servers Using Intelligent Data Analysis Steve Counsell

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    5.3 Information Systems Analysis and Specification.

    Sunday 8th    

    09:00-10:00 session C3-OS1

Using XML and Frameworks to develop Information Systems Toacy Oliveira
Defining Pattern Class Stereotypes in UML Ludwig Kuzniarz
An Object-Oriented Framework for the Development of Distributed Industrial Process Measurement and Control Systems Kleanthis Thramboulidis

    10:30-13:00 session C3-OP1

Flow Composition Modeling with MOF Marin Litoiu
Domain Oriented Framework Construction Ivan Mathias Filho
Managing processes through a base of reusable components Xavier Crégut
Developing The Infrastructure For Knowledge Based Enterprises Igor Hawryszkiewycz
Enterprise Information Systems: Specifying the Links Among Project Data Models Using Category Theory Michael Johnson

    14:00-15:00 session C3-OS2

Coordinates: A language for enterprise modeling Gabriela Mannarino
A Knowledge Creation Strategy To Enrich Enterprise Information Systems With Enterprise-Specific Tacit Knowledge Syed Sibte Raza Abidi
CEM: Collaborative Enterprises Modeling With  Supply Chain Relationship Connection Kayo Iizuka
A Contract-Based Theory Of Information Systems Claudine Toffolon

    15:00-16:00 session C3-OP2

Designing Usable Software Products with the Wisdom UML-based Lightweight Development Method Nuno Jardim Nunes
Handling mutual exclusion in UML class diagrams João Araújo

    16:30-17:30 session C3-OS3

An Integrated Component-Based Approach to Enterprise System Specification and Development Zoran Stojanovic
Business Processes extensions to UML Profile for Business Modeling Pedro Sinogas
Business Process Modeling with UML Nuno Castela
RSHP: A Scheme to Classify Information in A Domain Analysis Environment Irene Diaz

    17:30-19:00 session C3-OP3

An Integrated Approach of Modelling, Transformation and Measurement to Evaluate Business Process Re-engineering Geert Poels
A Framework for Evaluating WIS Design Methodologies Luca Cernuzzi
An Information System View of Consistency and Integrity in Enterprise Operations Yoshiyuki Shinkawa

    Monday 9th    

    14:00-15:00 session C3-OS4

Business Process Modeling based on the Ontology and First-order Logic Toshiya Hikita
GEODA: a Geographical Object Digitising Application Jesus García-Consuegra
The PattCaR Approach to Capturing Patterns for Business Improvement Isabel Seruca
Relying On The Organizational Structure To Model Workflow Processes Lucinéia Heloisa Thom

    15:00-16:00 session C3-OP4

Integrating Organisational Semiotic Approach With The Temporal Aspects Of Petri Nets For Business Process Modeling Joseph Barjis
The use of Formal and Informal Models in Object-Oriented Requirements Engineering Linda Dawson

    Tuesday 10th    

    09:00-10:00 session C3-OS5

A Case Tool Approach for Software Process Evolution Mohamed Ahmed-Nacer
Organization of Analysis Patterns for Effective Reuse Maria João Silva Costa Ferreira
From System to Text: Documenting Computer Applications using Genre Rodney Clarke
Method for Obtaining Correct Metrics Coral Calero

    10:30-12:30 session C3-OP5

Enterprise Modelling for an Educational Information Infrastructure Ing Widya
Supporting Human Activities, The Meta-Level Issue Bourguin Grégory
Managing Risk in Extended Enterprises Bill Vassiliadis
Towards e-Management As Enabler For Accelerated Change João Teixeira

    14:00-15:00 session C3-OS6

Business Process Reengineering and E-Commerce: Croatian Perspective Vesna Bosilj Vuksic
The Meeting Report Process: Bridging EMS With PDA Carlos Costa
Modeling Extensions for Object-Oriented Web Application Design Ronald Giachetti
From Client's Dreams to Achievable Projects: an Expert System for Determining Web Site Feasibility Juan Otero

    15:00-16:00 session C3-OP6

Business Renovation Projects In Slovenia: The Impact Of BPR And Strategic in Planning Ales Groznik
Experiences in the development of information systems in an industrial innovation context António Soares

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5.4 Internet Computing and Electronic Commerce.

    Sunday 8th    

    09:00-10:00 session C4-OS1

Privacy Audits and Trust: The Internet Dilemma John Gochenouer
Voyeurism, Exhibitionism and Privacy on the Internet John Gochenouer
Plannig security policy in  e-commerce Carrasco Alejandro
C-ISCAP: Controlled-Internet Secure Connectivity Assurance Platform Ji-Hoon Jeong

    10:30-12:30 session C4-OP1

A CORBA/XML-based Architecture for Distributed Network Planning Tools Anton Riedl
An XML-based Multimedia Middleware for Mobile Online Auctions Matthias Wagner
An Analysis of Integration Problems of XML-Based Catalogues for B2B Electronic Commerce. Borys Omelayenko
A CORBA And Web Technology Based Framework For The Analysis And Optimal Design Of Complex Systems In The Oil Industry Juan Colmenares

    14:00-15:00 session C4-OS2

The Web Server Using Dynamic Histograms Teh Wah
Webmaster - An Internet Information Support System For Academic Services Using ASP Technology:Modelling And Implementation Carlos  Ferreira
An Approach for Totally Dynamic Forms Processing in Web-based Applications Daniel Helm
An Integrated Architecture for Web-Based Enterprise Document Management Systems W. Zhang

    15:00-16:00 session C4-OP2

Collaborative Systems Architecture to Reduce Transaction Costs in e-Business: Changing the Balance of Power. John Perkins
An Empirical Study of the Business Model in the Korean Internet Stock Trading Market Kun Lee

    16:30-17:30 session C4-OS3

Coding Standards Benefiting Product and Service Information in E-Commerce Alea Fairchild
Internet Programming: Teaching by Examples Nikola Serbedzija
The Use of Information on the Web to Enhance Teaching Nouhad Rizk

    17:30-19:00 session C4-OP3

A Highly-Dense Online Product Catalog Interface for Analytical Product Selection Juhnyoung Lee
The Use Of Information Systems Modelling To Identify And Evaluate E-Business Strategies For Small And Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Jose  Nunes
E-Business Change and Organisational Performance: A Case Study of B2B E-Business Integration Colin Ash

    Monday 9th    

    14:00-15:00 session C4-OS4

Integrating Network Services for Virtual Teams Hala skaf-Molli
A new mechanism for distributed managers persistence Rui Pedro Lopes
Parliamentary Records Digital Library Joaquim Pinto
Jini technology in E-Commerce Luminita Vasiu

    15:00-16:00 session C4-OP4

Electronic Voting via The Internet Alexander Prosser
QoS negotiation based on management delegates Rui Aguiar

    Tuesday 10th    

    09:00-10:00 session C4-OS5

Intentions Value Network: A Business Model of the Information Age Robert Winter
Agency Requirements in e-Business Information Systems Pascal van Eck
DICE Shopping Model: A consumer-centric business paradigm for online shopping with emphasis on inter-consumer interaction R. Badri Narayan
Agent Based Workflows for Small to Medium Enterprises Botond Virginas

    10:30-12:30 session C4-OP5

The Dialectics Of International Internet-Based Teams Miguel Cunha
May your Information Service live in Interesting Times… (Engineering Dynamic Service Environments) Steven Willmott
Agent-based Personalized Services for Mobile Users over a VPN Ahmed Karmouch
An Agent-Based Knowledge Sharing Model For Information Retrieval On The Internet Bin Ling

    14:00-15:00 session C4-OS6

Adoption of the World Wide Web by Traditional Australian Media Organisations Philip  Joyce
Active Proxies for Streaming Media to Mobile Devices Kevin Curran

    15:00-16:00 session C4-OP6

Agents for Digital Television João Ascenso
Design and Evaluation of Scalable Video Delivery Services for Intranets Luis Orozco Barbosa

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5.5 Special Session - OP5-JESS (Java Expert System Shell)

    Tuesday 10th    


MODELING THE GENERATION OF CUSTOMISED POETRY IN JESS - A rule based system for verse composition in Spanish Raul Quejido
ONTOLOGY NEGOTIATION USING JESS - Inferencing for Web-Based Knowledge Retrieval Sidney C. Bailin

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All poster presentations, including sessions C1-POS, C2-POS, C3-POS and C4-POS are scheduled for Monday 9th - 10:00 to 11:30

All poster authors are expected to have previously placed their posters in the allocated space and be near the posters, to discuss their work with other conference delegates who will stop by and ask questions, during the time slot scheduled above.

Databases and Information Systems Integration.

Have The Managers Realized How Important Quality Information Is For Making Business Decisions? Jurij Jakli
A Strategy To Development Adaptive Workers Information Management Systems Irene Luque Ruiz
Presentation Of An Information Systems Architecture Model For Public Sector Isabel Secura
Integration of Different Data Sources and Message Queuing System in Postnet –case studies Dejan Damnjanovic
Automation Query Processing Selection Algorithms Teh Wah
Conceptual Modeling of Fuzzy Object-Oriented Database Systems A. Goswami

Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems.

A GDSS for Supporting Management Decisions Alberto Carneiro
An Agent-Based Architecture of future Integrated Operational Decision Support Systems  for Conflict-Free Planning  for the Air Traffic Management. Blaga Iordanova
A Logic-based Programming aproach to negotiation for Conflict Resolution in BDI Agents System Myung Jin Lee
The Method Of Generation Multivariate Distribution With Given Correlation Matrix In Decision Support Systems Alec Kalinin
Knowledge Transfer As Enterprise Perpetum Mobile? Andrea Ko
User model issues in wide scope ITS António Silva
Executive Information Systems implementation in South Africa: Operationalisations of the dependent variable Udo Averweg

Information Systems Analysis and Specification.

Analysis of Suitability, Appropriateness and Adequacy of Use Cases Combined with Activity Diagrams for Business Systems Modeling Boris Shishkov
Introducing Common Systems in International Financial Firms Steve Peters
Template-Based Requirements Specification: A Case Study Linda Dawson
Promoting component-based software development through design reuse Peter Hornsby
Information Systems Planning: Contributions From Organizational Learning Jorge Audy
An Approach for Coordination Problem Solving Patrick Etcheverry
Representing Business Strategy through Goal Modelling Ricardo Mendes
O.C.: a new concept for modelling and information integration Claude Petit
Supporting Development of Business Applications Based on Ontologies Noriaki Izumi
Unified Resource Modelling: Integrating knowledge into business processes João Neves

Internet Computing and Electronic Commerce.

Automatic Analysis of Customer Feedback and Inquiries Ingrid Renz
Proposal for Automatic Ontology Configuration Nuno Silva
Modern Tools for Development end Design of Virtual Instruments Remigiusz Jan Rak
Multiuser 3D Learning Environment in the Web Christmas Bressan
E-Learning And Information Agents: Cognitive Styles And Software Agents For Web-Based Learning Support Ray Webster
AgILE: Intelligent Agents to Assist Electronic Auction Ana Cristina Garcia
A Trusted Brokering Service for PKI Interoperability and Thin-Clients Integration Carlos Costa
Justifying Electronic Commerce - Assessing Values and Benefits of Web-Based Electronic Commerce Application Jamie Mustard
Notification and routing of electronic mail to mobile phone devices Hans Weghorn

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The conference banquet registration must be made prior to the registration deadline using the ICEIS-2001 appropriate form or at the conference site until July 7, at 16:00. Because space is limited, on-site banquet registrations will be subject to availability. Participants needing a special menu, such as vegetarians, must inform the ICEIS secretariat on the registration act.

Conference banquet tickets purchased at the conference site cost 15,000 PTE (approx. 75 Euro) per person. An afternoon bus tour to Sintra, transportation to the banquet site and return back to the hotels are included.

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There will be two awards given during the closing session of ICEIS 2001:

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