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4th  International Conference on

Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery

DaWaK 2002

September 4-6, 2002

Aix-en-Provence, France


New deadlines !



Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery technology is emerging as a key technology for enterprises that wish to improve their data analysis, decision support activities, and the automatic extraction of knowledge from data.

The objective of the Fourth International Conference on Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery (DaWaK 2002) is to bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss research issues and experience in developing and deploying data warehousing and knowledge discovery systems, applications, and solutions. The conference is organized by the DEXA Association in parallel with DEXA 2002 (13th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications) and EC-Web 2002 (3rd International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies).


The major topics of interest include but are not limited to:


Data Warehousing:

Active data warehousing

Analytical front-end tools


Data cleansing

Data warehouse architecture

Data warehouse security and reliability

Decision support systems

Design and maintenance of metadata repository

Distributed data warehousing

Development of data warehouse applications

Fragmentation of multidimensional databases

Knowledge warehousing

Materialized view maintenance/adaptation

Multidimensional query languages

Query optimization

Parallel processing


Spatial data warehouses

Transaction processing in data warehouses

Virtual data warehousing

Warehouse data maintenance

Warehouse data models

Warehouse implementation


Knowledge Discovery:

Association rules and temporal association rules


Data and knowledge representation

Data mining/knowledge discovery agents

Data mining/knowledge discovery algorithms

Data mining/knowledge discovery applications

Data mining/knowledge discovery management systems

Data mining/knowledge discovery tools

Data mining support for the design of a data warehouse

Discovery techniques for data cleansing

Distributed and parallel data mining/knowledge discovery

Evaluating, consolidating, and explaining discovered knowledge

Incremental knowledge discovery

Integration of data warehousing and OLAP and data mining

Interactive data exploration and discovery

Knowledge discovery for knowledge management

Languages and interfaces for data mining

Mining in advanced databases

Mining genomic data

Mining high-dimensional data

Mining unstructured and structured texts

Modeling of structured, textual, and multimedia data

Resource and knowledge discovery on the Internet and WWW

Role of domain knowledge and reuse of discovered knowledge

Security and privacy issues

Uncertainty management

Visualization of data and knowledge



Paper Submission Details

Authors are invited to submit research and application papers, not exceeding 5000 words, representing original, previously unpublished work. Papers that substantially exceed this limit will be rejected without review. However, it is possible to include additional, clarifying material in an appendix to the paper. Papers which have been submitted in identical form to another scientific event will also be rejected without review. Submitted papers will be carefully evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of exposition. All papers will be refereed by three members of the program committee.


All accepted papers will be published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) by Springer-Verlag. Paper submissions in LNCS format (http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html) would be highly appreciated. For paper registration and submission, please click here. The maximum number of pages for the final version will be 10 pages.


Authors are requested to send the abstract of their paper to be received by January 28, 2002. You should submit the file of your paper to be received by February 4, 2002. Alternatively, submit 5 hard copies of your paper to be received by February 4, 2002 to the following address: DAWAK 2002, c/o FAW Secretary, University of Linz, A-4040 Linz, Austria.


* Submission of abstracts: January 14, 2002                          new: January 28, 2002

* Submission of full papers: January 21, 2002                     new: February 4, 2002

* Notification of acceptance: April 17, 2002

* Camera-ready copies due: May 20, 2002


General Chair

Yahiko Kambayashi, Kyoto University, Japan

Program Chairs

Werner Winiwarter, University of Vienna, Austria

Masatoshi Arikawa, University of Tokyo, Japan


Program Committee

Tatsuya Akutsu, Kyoto University, Japan

Hiroki Arimura, Kyushu University, Japan

Mike Bain, The University of New South Wales, Australia

Elena Baralis, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Stefan Berchtold, stb software technology beratung gmbh, Germany

Jorge Bernardino, Polytechnic of Coimbra, Portugal

Anjali Bhargava, TRW, USA

Bharat K. Bhargava, Purdue University, USA

Sourav S. Bhowmick, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Ulrich Bodenhofer, Software Competence Center Hagenberg, Austria

Christian Böhm, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany

Luca Cabibbo, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy

Murray Campbell, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA

Tiziana Catarci, Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy

Peter Chamoni, Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg, Germany

Arbee L. P. Chen, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

Janet Chen, Philips Research East Asia, Taiwan

Ming-Syan Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Sunil Choenni, Nyenrode University/ University of Twente, The Netherlands

Vic Ciesielski, RMIT University, Australia

Walter Daelemans, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Vasant Dhar, New York University, USA

Luc De Raedt, Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany

Gillian Dobbie, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Guozhu Dong, Wright State University, USA

Saso Dzeroski, J. Stefan Institute, Slovenia

Wolfgang Essmayr, Software Competence Center Hagenberg, Austria

Martin Ester, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany

Vladimir Estivill-Castro, The University of Newcastle, Australia

Wenfei Fan, Temple University, USA

Li Min Fu, University of Florida, USA

Jean-Gabriel Ganascia, Université Paris VI, France

Minos Garofalakis, Bell Laboratories, USA

Ashish Ghosh, Indian Statistical Institute, India

Ananth Grama, Purdue University, USA

Marko Grobelnik, J. Stefan Institute, Slovenia

Robert Grossman, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Daniel Gruhl, IBM Almaden Research Center, USA

Jerzy Grzymala-Busse, University of Kansas, USA

Ajay Gupta, Western Michigan University, USA

S. K. Gupta, IIT Delhi, India

Marc Gyssens, University of Limburg, Belgium

Mirsad Hadzikadic, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA

Joachim Hammer, University of Florida, USA

Jiawei Han, Simon Fraser University, Canada

David Hayes, San Jose State University, USA

Abdelsalam Helal, University of Florida, USA

Tu Bao Ho, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

Se June Hong, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA

Hasan Jamil, Mississippi State University, USA

Samuel Kaski, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

Hiroyuki Kawano, Kyoto University, Japan

Larry Kerschberg, George Mason University, USA

Masaru Kitsuregawa, University of Tokyo, Japan

Mika Klemettinen, Nokia Research Center, Finland

Yves Kodratoff, LRI, France

Jan Komorowski, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Guanling Lee, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

Qing Li, City University of Hong Kong, China

Leonid Libkin, Bell Laboratories, USA

Tsau Young Lin, San Jose State University, USA

Tok Wang Ling, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Bing Liu, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Sanjay Kumar Madria, University of Missouri-Rolla, USA

Dieter Merkl, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Sushmita Mitra, Indian Statistical Institute, India

Dunja Mladenic, J. Stefan Institute, Slovenia and Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Mukesh Mohania, IBM India Research Lab, India

Shinichi Morishita, University of Tokyo, Japan

C. A. Murthy, Indian Statistical Institute, India

Wee Keong Ng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Masayuki Numao, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Sankar Kumar Pal, Indian Statistical Institute, India

Dimitris Papadias, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

Stefano Paraboschi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

D. Stott Parker, UCLA, USA

Clara Pizzuti, ISI-CNR, Italy

Lech Polkowski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

David Powers, The Flinders University of South Australia, Australia

Mohamed Quafafou, Université de Nantes, France

Chris Rainsford, DSTO, Australia

Zbigniew W. Ras, University of North Carolina, USA

Rajeev Rastogi, Bell Laboratories, USA

Vic J. Rayward-Smith, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

Elke A. Rundensteiner, Worcester Polytecnic Institute, USA

Domenico Saccà, Università della Calabria, Italy

N. L. Sarda, IIT Bombay, India

Michael Schrefl, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria

Steffen Schulze-Kremer, RZPD Deutsches Ressourcenzentrum für Genomforschung GmbH, Germany

Shashi Shekhar, University of Minnesota, USA

Kyuseok Shim, Seoul National University, Korea

Andrzej Skowron, Warsaw University, Poland

Il-Yeol Song, Drexel University, USA

Bala Srinivasan, Monash University, Australia

Biplav Srivastava, IBM India Research Lab, India

Einoshin Suzuki, Yokohama National University, Japan

Ernest Teniente, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain

Takao Terano, University of Tsukuba, Japan

A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Hannu T. T. Toivonen, University of Helsinki and Nokia Research Center, Finland

Riccardo Torlone, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy

Pauray S. M. Tsai, Ming Hsin Institute of Technology, Taiwan

Vassilios Verykios, Drexel University, USA

Sergio Viademonte, Monash University, Australia

Takashi Washio, Osaka University, Japan

Graham Williams, CSIRO, Australia

Gerry Wolff, University of Wales at Bangor, United Kingdom

Xindong Wu, University of Vermont, USA

Yiyu Yao, University of Regina, Canada

Show-Jane Yen, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan

Kazumasa Yokota, Okayama Prefectural University, Japan

Ning Zhong, Maebashi Institute of Technology, Japan