7th International Conference on
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Scope Conference Tracks Topic Areas Area 1 Databases and Information Systems Integration
Area 2 Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems Area 3 Information Systems Analysis and Specification
Area 4 Software Agents and Internet Computing Area 5 Human-Computer Interaction Workshops
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ICEIS 2005 will be organized by INSTICC, in collaboration with Florida International University - Miami (USA).


The purpose of the 7th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS) is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in the advances and business applications of information systems. Five simultaneous tracks will be held, covering different aspects of Enterprise Information Systems Applications, including Enterprise Database Technology, Systems Integration, Artificial Intelligence, Decision Support Systems, Information Systems Analysis and Specification, Internet Computing, Electronic Commerce and Human Factors.

ICEIS focuses on real world applications; therefore authors should highlight the benefits of Information Technology for industry and services. Ideas on how to solve business problems, using IT, will arise from the conference. Papers describing advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged. Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Accepted papers, presented at the conference by one of the authors, will be published in the Proceedings of ICEIS. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research reports and work-in-progress reports are welcome. There will be both oral and poster sessions. 

Special sessions, dedicated to case-studies and commercial presentations, as well as tutorials dedicated to technical/scientific topics are also envisaged: companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial are invited to contact the conference secretariat. Information concerning the previous ICEIS editions (ICEIS'99, ICEIS 2000, ICEIS 2001, ICEIS 2002, ICEIS 2003, ICEIS 2004) can be found at http://www.iceis.org.



Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:

1. Databases and Information Systems Integration 
2. Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems 
3. Information Systems Analysis and Specification 
4. Software Agents and Internet Computing 
5. Human-Computer Interaction


AREA 1: Databases and Information Systems Integration 

  • Coupling and Integrating Heterogeneous Data Sources 
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Middleware Integration 
  • Legacy Systems 
  • Organisational Issues on Systems Integration 
  • Distributed Database Applications
  • Object-Oriented Database Systems 
  • Enterprise-Wide Client-Server Architecture 
  • Database Security and Transaction Support 
  • Data Warehouses 
  • Multimedia Database Applications 
  • Web Databases 
  • Mobile Databases
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Measurement

AREA 2: Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems 

  • Intelligent Agents 
  • Industrial Applications of Artificial Intelligence 
  • Strategic Decision Support Systems 
  • Group Decision Support Systems 
  • Applications of Expert Systems 
  • Advanced Applications of Fuzzy Logic 
  • Advanced Applications of Neural Network 
  • Natural Language Interfaces to Intelligent Systems 
  • Bayesian Networks 
  • Evolutionary Programming  
  • Coordination in Multi-Agent Systems 
  • Intelligent Social Agents and Distributed Artificial Intelligence Applications 
  • Intelligent Tutoring Systems 
  • Datamining
  • Case-Based Reasoning Systems
  • Knowledge-based Systems Engineering
  • Knowledge Management

AREA 3: Information Systems Analysis and Specification 

  • Systems Engineering Methodologies 
  • Information Engineering Methodologies 
  • Organisational Semiotics 
  • Semiotics in Computing 
  • Requirements Analysis 
  • Ontology Engineering 
  • Modelling Formalisms, Languages, and Notations (e.g. UML, ER variants) 
  • CASE Tools for System Development 
  • Modelling of Distributed Systems 
  • Modelling Concepts and Information Integration Tools 
  • Business Processes Re-engineering
  • Security, Freedom and Privacy

AREA 4: Software Agents and Internet Computing 

  • B2B and B2C Applications 
  • Process Design and Organisational Issues in e-Commerce 
  • E-Procurement and Web-based supply chain management 
  • Market-spaces: market portals, hubs, auctions 
  • E-Learning and e-Teaching 
  • Intranet and Extranet Business Applications 
  • Agents for Internet Computing 
  • Web Information Agents 
  • Case studies on Electronic Commerce 
  • Public sector applications of e-Commerce 
  • Interactive and Multimedia Web Applications 
  • Network Implementation Choices 
  • Object Orientation in Internet and Distributed Computing 
  • Internet and Collaborative Computing
  • Semantic Web Technologies
  • Wireless and Mobile Computing
  • Agent-Oriented Programming

AREA 5: Human-Computer Interaction 

  • HCI on Enterprise Information Systems 
  • Functional and non-functional Requirements 
  • Internet HCI: Web Interfaces and Usability 
  • Design Methodology and Cognitive Factors in Design
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Machine perception: vision, speech, other
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
  • Intelligent User Interfaces
  • User Needs 
  • Human Factors 
  • Accessibility to Disabled Users 
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • E-Learning
  • Computer Art



- Wireless Information Systems
- Verification and Validation of Enterprise Information Systems
- Natural Language Understanding and Cognitive Science
- Ubiquitous Computing
- Security In Information Systems
- Computer Supported Activity Coordination
- Web Services: Modeling, Architecture and Infrastructure
- Organizational Modeling & Simulation Using Petri Nets
- Pattern Recognition in Information Systems 



- Richard Soley, Object Management Group, Inc, USA
- Jan Dietz, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
- Thomas Greene, MIT, USA
- Rosalind W. Picard, MIT, USA
- Henri Barki, HEC Montréal, Canada
- Daniel Schwabe, PUC-Rio, Brazil
- Lynne Markus, Bentley College, USA
- Raghavan Srinivas, Sun Microsystems, USA 


- Eduardo B. Fernandez, Florida Atlantic University, USA

More to be available.



Authors should submit a paper in English up to 5.000 words, using the paper format indicated below. The program committee will review all papers and the contact author of each paper will be notified of the result, by email. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. Authors must also indicate the conference track to which the paper is submitted. The paper must be carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling. 

Authors should use the ICEIS web-based submission facility available at the conference web site, to enter the contact information of all paper authors plus the file containing the paper. The facility will automatically send a submission acknowledgement, by email, to the author indicated as "contact author". 

A "blind" paper evaluation method will be used. To facilitate that, the authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the full paper, WITHOUT any reference to the authors. The manuscript must contain, in its first page, the paper title, an abstract and a list of keywords but NO NAMES OR CONTACT DETAILS WHATSOEVER are to be included in any part of this file. 

If the author is unable to use the web-based procedure then he/she can send the paper by email to the secretariat attaching a second file containing: the title, author(s), affiliation(s), contact details, a list of keywords and an abstract. 

The camera-ready format should be strictly used for all submitted papers. Please check and carefully follow the instructions and templates provided.

Due to space limitations in the Proceedings, the camera-ready version will be limited to 8 (eight) pages for full papers, 6 (six) for short papers (progress reports) and 4 (four) for poster presentations. If absolutely needed, it will be allowed to increase the total number of pages, by 4 extra pages. However, for each excess page the author will have to pay an additional fee.



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ICEIS 2005 Secretariat
EC 3100
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Florida International University
Miami, FL 33199
E-mail for paper submission, proceedings and registrations:
secretariat ( at ) iceis.org 
E-mail for local arrangements: will be available soon
Web: http://www.iceis.org/



The conference will be held at Deauville Beach Resort, located on the beach at 67th and Collins Avenue. 20 minutes from Miami International Airport and 30 minutes from Ft. Lauderdale International Airport. The hotel is surrounded by water, gifted with a skyline of the Atlantic Ocean to the east and charmed and intrigued by the thrill of Miami to the west. Nested in the Art Decor District and a neighbor to the Shops at Bal Harbour.



Chin-Sheng Chen, Florida International University, USA
Joaquim Filipe, Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal, Portugal (jfilipe ( at ) iceis.org)



Isabel Seruca, Universidade Portucalense, Portugal (iseruca@upt.pt)
José Cordeiro, Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal, Portugal (jcordeiro ( at ) iceis.org)



Slimane Hammoudi, École Supérieure d' Electronique de l' Ouest, France (slimane.hammoudi@eseo.fr)
Olivier Camp, École Supérieure d' Electronique de l' Ouest, France (olivier.camp@eseo.fr)



Luís Amaral, University of Minho, Portugal
Peter B. Andersen, Univ. of Aarhus, Denmark
Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Universfity of Chile, Chile
Jean Bézivin, University of Nantes, France
Enrique Bonsón, University of Huelva, Spain
João Alvaro Carvalho, University of Minho, Portugal
Albert Cheng, Univ. of Houston and Rice Univ., USA
Miguel Delgado, University of Granada, Spain
Jan Dietz, Delft Univ. Technology, The Netherlands
Frank Dignum, Utrecht Univ.ersity, The Netherlands
António Figueiredo, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Göran Goldkuhl, Linköping University, Sweden
Thomas Greene, MIT, USA
Nuno Guimarães, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Jeet Gupta, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
Jean-Paul Haton, LORIA/INRIA, France
Alberto Laender, Federal Univ. of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Maurizio Lenzerini, Univ. La Sapienza of Rome, Italy
Michel Léonard, University of Geneve, Switzerland
Kecheng Liu, The University of Reading, UK
Peri Loucopoulos, University of Manchester, UK
Paul Luker, Bournemouth University, UK
Kalle Lyytinen, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Yannis Manolopoulos, Aristotle U. Thessaloniki, Greece
José Legatheaux Martins, New Univ. Lisbon, Portugal
Masao Matsumoto, University of Tsukuba, Japan
James Odell, James Odell Associates , USA
George Papadopoulos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Luís Moniz Pereira, New Univ. Lisbon, Portugal
Alain Pirotte, Catholique Univ. of Louvain, Belgium
Klaus Pohl, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Matthias Rauterberg, Technical University Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Colette Rolland, University of PARIS-1, France
Abdel-Badeeh Salem, Ain Shams University, Egypt
Bernadette Sharp, Staffordshire University , UK
Alexander Smirnov, St.Petersburg - SPIIRAS, Russia
Ronald Stamper, Univ. of Twente, The Netherlands
Reza Torkzadeh, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA
Miguel Toro, University of Sevilla, Spain
José Tribolet, INESC/IST, Portugal
François Vernadat, European Commission, Luxembourg
Frank Wang, Cambridge-Cranfield High Performance Computing Facilities, United Kingdom
Merrill Warkentin, Mississippi State University, USA
Hans Weigand, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Roel Wieringa, University of Twente, The Netherlands

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Jesus S. Aguilar-Ruiz, University of Seville, Spain
Patrick Albers, ESEO - Ecole Superieure d'Electronique de l'Ouest, France
Salah Al-Sharhan, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait
Andreas Andreou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Pedro Antunes, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisboa , Portugal
Joaquim Aparício, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Juan Carlos Augusto, (University of Ulster at Jordanstown, UK), United Kingdom
Bart Baesens, School of Management, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Cecilia Baranauskas, UNICAMP - Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
Balbir Barn, Thames Valley University, United Kingdom
Senén Barro, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Remi Bastide, LIIHS - IRIT, France
Nadia Bellalem, University NANCY 2, France
Peter Bernus, Griffith University, Australia
Peter Bertok, RMIT University, Australia
Robert Biddle, Carleton University, Canada
Oliver Bittel, FH Konstanz - University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Fernando Boavida, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Luis Borges Gouveia, University Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
Djamel Bouchaffra, Oakland University, Michigan, United States of America
Danielle Boulanger, University of Lyon, France
Jean-Louis Boulanger, University of Technologie of Compiegne, France
José Ângelo Braga de Vasconcelos, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
Miguel Calejo, Declarativa, Portugal
Coral Calero, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, New University of Lisbon / Uninova, Portugal
Jorge Cardoso, University of Madeira, Portugal
Fernando Carvalho, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
Jose Jesus Castro-Schez, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Luca Cernuzzi, Universidad Católica , Paraguay
Maria Filomena Cerqueira de Castro Lopes, Universidade Portucalense, Portugal
Elizabeth Chang, School of Information Systems, Australia
Laurent Chapelier, Banque Générale du Luxembourg, France
William Cheng-Chung Chu, TungHai University, Taiwan
Rodney Clarke, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
Chrisment Claude, IRIT/SIG, France
Francesco Colace, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Bernard Coulette, University of Toulouse 2, France
Sharon Cox, University of Central England, United Kingdom
Mohamed Dahchour, Institut National des Postes et Télécommunications (INPT), Morocco
Sergio de Cesare, Brunel University, United Kingdom
Andrea De Lucia, Università di Salerno, Italy
Nuno de Magalhães Ribeiro, Centro de Estudos e Recursos Multimediáticos (CEREM), UFP, Portugal
José Javier Dolado, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Jean-Christophe Dubois, Université de Rennes I, France
Schahram Dustdar, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Alan  Eardley, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
David Emery, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
Jean-Max Estay, I.M.A., France
João Faria, FEUP, Portugal
Jesus Favela, CICESE, United States of America
Eduardo Fernández-Medina, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Edilson Ferneda, Universidade Católica de Brasília, Brazil
Paulo Ferreira, INESC-ID/IST - Tecnhical University of Lisbon, Portugal
Filomena Ferrucci, University of Salerno, Italy
Andrew Finegan, Charles Darwin University, Australia
Andre Flory, INSA de LYON, France
Donal Flynn, UMIST, United Kingdom
Ulrich Frank, Koblenz University, Germany
Ana Fred, IST - Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
Lixin Fu, University of Carolina, United States of America
Juan Garbajosa, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
Marcela Genero, UCLM, Spain
Joseph Giampapa, Carnegie Mellon University, United States of America
Raúl Giráldez, University of Seville, Spain
Pascual González, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Robert Goodwin, Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
Silvia Gordillo, LIFIA-UNLP, Argentina
Feliz Gouveia, University Fernando Pessoa / CEREM, Portugal
Virginie Govaere, INRS, France
Jan Gulliksen, Uppsala University, Sweden
Rune Gustavsson, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Sissel Guttormsen Schär, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Lamia Hadrich Belguith, FESGS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Thorsten Hampel, University of Padeborn, Germany
Michael Heng, University of South Australia, Australia
Francisco Herrera, University of Granada, Spain
Colin Higgins, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Peter Higgins, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Erik Hollnagel, University of Linköping, Sweden
Jun Hong, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Nguyen Hong Quang, Institut de la Francophonie pour l'Informatique (IFI), Viet Nam
Jiankun Hu, RMIT University, Australia
Kaiyin Huang, K H Group BV, The Netherlands
Patrick C. K. Hung, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Canada
Hamid Jahankhani, University of East London, United Kingdom
Arturo Jaime, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Spain
Luis Jiménez Linares, UCLM, Spain
Luis Joyanes, Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain
Nikos Karacapilidis, University of Patras, Greece
Dimitris Karagiannis, University of Vienna, Austria
Stamatis Karnouskos, Fraunhofer, Germany
Hiroyuki Kawano, Nanzan University, Japan
Nicolas Kemper Valverde, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
A. Rahman Khan, Intel Corporation, United States of America
Manuel Kolp, University of Louvain, Belgium
John Krogstie, SINTEF and IDI, NTNU, Norway
Stan Kurkovsky, Columbus State University, United States of America
Yannick Lallement, Novator Systems, Canada
Chul-Hwan Lee, University of Pittsburgh, United States of America
Carlos León de Mora, University of Sevilla, Spain
Hareton Leung, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Therese Libourel, LIRMM, France
John Lim, National University of Singapore , Singapore
Matti Linna, University of Vaasa, Finland
Jan Ljungberg, Gothenburg University, Sweden
Stephane Loiseau, LERIA, France
João Correia Lopes, University of Porto, Portugal
María Dolores Lozano, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Jianguo Lu, University of Windsor, Canada
Christopher Lueg, Charles Darwin University, Australia
Edmundo Madeira, UNICAMP - University of Campinas, Brazil
Laurent Magnin, University of Montreal, Canada
Sam Makki, University of Toledo, United States of America
Mirko Malekovic, FOI - Zagreb University, Croatia
Nuno Mamede, L2F INESC-ID Lisboa / IST, Portugal
João Bosco Mangueira Sobral, UFSC / CPGCC - Computer Science Pos-Graduate, Brazil
Esperanza Marcos, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Farhi Marir, London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Maria João Marques Martins, IST - Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
Herve Martin, LSR-IMAG, France
Johannes Mayer, University of Ulm, Germany
Andreas Meier, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Emilia Mendes, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Engelbert Mephu Nguifo, Université d'Artois - IUT de Lens, CRIL-CNRS, France
Miguel Mira da Silva, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
Ghodrat Moghadampour, University of Vaasa, Finland
Paula Morais, Universidade Portucalense, Portugal
Fernando Moreira, Universidade Portucalense, Portugal
José Moreira, Universidade Portucalense, Portugal
Hector Munoz-Avila, Lehigh University, United States of America
Ana Neves, knowman - Consultadoria em Gestao, Lda, Portugal
Jose Angel Olivas, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Luis Olsina Santos, Universidad Nacional de La Pampa, Argentina
Peter Oriogun, London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Marcin Paprzycki, Oklahoma State University, United States of America
José R. Paramá, University of A Coruña, Spain
Oscar Pastor, DSIC-UPV, Spain
Maria Carmen Penadés Gramaje, Technical University of Valencia, Spain
Gabriel Pereira Lopes, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Laurent Péridy, IMA-UCO, France
Antonio Pescapé, University of Napoli, Italy
Steef Peters, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Paolo Petta, Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Vienna, Austria
José Adriano Pires, Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão / IPB, Portugal
Jacek Plodzien, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Geert Poels, Faculty of Economics and Business Economics, Ghent University, Belgium
Macario Polo, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Bhanu Prasad, Florida A & M University, United States of America
Ed Price, Georgia Tech, United States of America
Pedro Ramos, ISCTE, Portugal
Ulrich Reimer, Business Operation Systems, Switzerland
Marinette Revenu, ENSICAEN, France
Simon Richir, CPNI Lab., France
António Rito-Silva, INESC/IST-Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
David Rivreau, Université Catholique de l'Ouest, France
Pilar Rodriguez, Universidade Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Agostinho Rosa, IST - Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
Gustavo Rossi, LIFIA-UNLP, Argentina
Narcyz Roztocki, State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz, United States of America
Francisco Ruiz, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Henry Samier, Université d'ANGERS, France
Manuel Santos, University of Minho, Portugal
Daniel Schang, ESEO, France
Arno Scharl, University of Western Australia, Australia
Mareike Schoop, Aachen University of Technology , Germany
Hanifa Shah, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
Jianhua Shao, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Timothy K. Shih, Tamkang University , Taiwan
Charles Shoniregun, University of East London, United Kingdom
Alberto Silva, INESC/IST - Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
Maria João Silva Costa Ferreira, Universidade Portucalense, Portugal
Janice Sipior, Villanova University, United States of America
Hala Skaf-Molli, INRIA Lorraine - University Henri Ponicaré, France
Chantal Soule-Dupuy, University of Toulouse 1 - IRIT, France
Chris Stary, University of Linz, Austria
Vijayan Sugumaran, Oakland University, United States of America
Lily Sun, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
David Taniar, Monash University, Australia
Sotirios Terzis, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
Philippe Thiran, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Claudine Toffolon, Université du Littoral - Côte d'Opale, France
Robert Tolksdorf, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Ambrosio Toval, University of Murcia, Spain
Gulden Uchyigit, Imperial College, United Kingdom
Antonio Vallecillo, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
Luminita Vasiu, Westminster University,School of Computing Science, United Kingdom
Christine Verdier, INSA of Lyon, France
Maria-Amparo Vila, University of Granada, Spain
HO Tuong Vinh, Institut de la Francophonie pour l'Informatique (IFI), Viet Nam
Aurora Vizcaino, Escuela Superior de Informática, Spain
Hans Weghorn, University of Cooperative Education, Stuttgart, Germany
Gerhard Weiss, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany
Graham Winstanley, University of Brighton, United Kingdom
Wita Wojtkowski, Boise State University, United States of America
Robert Wrembel, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Baowen Xu, Southeast University, China
Haiping Xu, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, United States of America
Hongji Yang, De Montfort University, United Kingdom
Yoneo Yano, Tokushima University, Japan
Kokou Yetongnon, University of Bourgogne , France
Liping Zhao, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Shuigeng Zhou, Fudan University, China
Lin ZongKai, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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