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13th International Conference and Workshop on

Database and Expert Systems Applications

DEXA 2002



September 2 - 6, 2002


Aix en Provence near Marseille, France

New deadlines !!!


The aim of DEXA 2002  is to present both research contributions in the area of data base and expert systems and a large spectrum of already implemented or just being developed applications. DEXA will offer the opportunity to extensively discuss requirements, problems, and solutions in the field. The workshop and conference should inspire a fruitful dialogue between developers in practice, users of database and expert systems, and scientists working in the field.


Suggested Topics


The main topics of  DEXA 2002 will include, but are not limited to:

·       Active and Deductive Databases

·       CIM - Applications                                       

·       Client Server and Open Network Databases

·       Connectionist Models

·       Constraint Based Reasoning

·       CSCW                                            

·       Databases in the Humanities          

·       Digital Libraries

·       Distributed and Parallel Database Systems   

·       Expert Systems Architecture         

·       Hypertext / Hypermedia

·       Information Modelling

·       Information Retrieval                     

·       Interoperable Databases

·       Knowledge Acquisition  

·       Knowledge Engineering  

·       Legal Information Systems            

·       Mobile Information Systems

·       Multimedia Databases

·       Natural Language Interfaces/Processing

·       Object-Oriented Databases

·       Office Information Systems

·       Qualitative Reasoning

·       Realtime Databases

·       Reverse Engineering

·       Scientific/Engineering Applications

·       Security

·       Social/Governmental Information Systems

·       Statistical Databases

·       Temporal and Spatial Databases

·       Uncertainty Handling

·       Uncertainty Reasoning

·       User Interfaces to Databases

·       Workflow and Process Automation

·       WWW Interfaces


General Chairperson:

Abdelkader Hameurlain, IRIT, Université Paul Sabatier, France


Conference Program Chairpersons:

Lofti Lakhal, University of Marseille, France

Roland Traunmüller, University of Linz, Austria


Workshop Chairpersons:

A Min Tjoa, Technical University of Vienna, Austria

Roland R. Wagner, FAW, University of Linz, Austria


Publication Chairperson:

Vladimir Marik, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic


Paper Submission Details:


Authors are invited to submit original research contributions or experience reports in English. Papers should not exceed 10 pages (i.e. 10 LNCS formatted pages). Paper submission in LNCS format ((http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html) would be highly appreciated. For paper registration and electronic submission please click here.

Submitted papers will be carefully evaluated based on originality, significance, technical soundness, and clarity of exposition.

Authors are requested to send the abstract of their paper to be received by February 21, 2002 and to submit their paper electronically before February 28, 2002.

For further inquiries, please contact:

Prof. Dr. Roland R. Wagner, FAW, University of Linz, A-4040 Linz, Austria                                                                      


or the Conference Organisation Office (gabriela@faw.uni-linz.ac.at)


All accepted conference papers will be published in „Lecture Notes in Computer Science“ (LNCS) by Springer Verlag.           



Submission of Abstracts:                                 February 21, 2002     new: March 2, 2002

Papers due:                                                         February 28, 2002     new: March 9, 2002

Notification of acceptance:                               May 1, 2002

Camera-ready copies:                                        June 1, 2002              new: June 10, 2002


Program Committee Members:


Michel Adiba, IMAG - Laboratoire LSR, France

Hamideh Afsarmanesh, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jens Albrecht, Oracle GmbH, Germany

Ala Al-Zobaidie, University of Greenwich, UK

Bernd Amann, CNAM, France

Frederic Andres, NII, Japan

Kurt Bauknecht, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Trevor Bench-Capon, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

Alfs Berztiss, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Sourav S Bhowmick, Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore

Jon Bing, University of Oslo, Norway

Omran Bukhres, Purdue University, USA

Luis Camarinah-Matos, New University of Lisbon, Portugal

Antonio Cammelli, IDG-CNR, Italy

Wojciech Cellary, University of Economics at Poznan, Poland

Stavros Christodoulakis, Technical University of Crete, Greece

Panos Chrysanthis, Univ. of Pittsburgh & Carnegie Mellon Univ., USA

Paolo Ciaccia, University of Bologna, Italy

Rosine Cicchetti, University of Marseille, France

Christine Collet, LSR-IMAG, France

Carlo Combi, University of Verona, Italy

William Bruce Croft, University of Massachusetts, USA

John Debenham, University  of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Misbah Deen, University of Keele, United Kingdom

Nina Edelweiss, University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Johann Eder, University of Klagenfurt, Austria

Thomas Eiter, Technical University of Vienna, Austria

Gregor Engels, University of Paderborn, Germany

Peter Fankhauser, GMD-IPSI, Germany

Eduardo Fernandez, Florida Atlantic University, USA

Simon Field, IBM Research Division, Switzerland

Burkhard Freitag, University of Passau, Germany

Peter Funk, Mälardalen University, Sweden

Antonio L. Furtado, University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Georges Gardarin, University of Versailles, France

Parke Godfrey, The College of William and Mary, Canada

Paul Grefen, University of Twente, The Netherlands

William Grosky, University of Michigan, USA

Igor T. Hawryszkiewycz, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Mohamed Ibrahim, University of Greenwich, UK

Yahiko Kambayashi, Kyoto University, Japan

Magdi N. Kamel, Naval Postgraduate School, USA

Nabil Kamel, American University in Cairo, Egypt

Gerti Kappel, University of Linz, Austria

Kamalar Karlapalem, University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Randi Karlsen, University of Tromsö, Norway

Rudolf Keller, Zühlke Engineering AG, Switzerland

Myoung Ho Kim, KAIST, Korea

Masaru Kitsuregawa, Tokyo University, Japan

Gary J. Koehler, University of Florida, USA

Donald Kossmann, Technical University of Munich, Germany

Jaques Kouloumdjian, INSA, France

Petr Kroha, Technical University Chemnitz-Zwickau, Germany

Josef Küng, University of Linz, Austria

Jiri Lazansky, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Michel Leonard, University of Geneve, Switzerland

Tok Wang Ling, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Mengchi Liu, University of Regina, Canada

Fred Lochovsky, Hong Kong Univ. of Science & Technology, Hong Kong

Peri Loucopoulos, UMIST, United Kingdom

Sanjai Kumar Madria, University of Missouri-Rolla, USA

Akifumi Makinouchi, Kyushu University, Japan

Heinrich C. Mayr, University of Klagenfurt, Austria

Vladimir Marik, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Simone Marinai, University of Florence, Italy

Subhasish Mazumdar, New Mexico Tech, USA

Robert Meersman, Free University Brussels, Belgium

Elisabeth Metais, CEDRIC/CNAM of Paris, France

Mukesh Mohania, IBM-IRL, India

Tadeusz Morzy, Poznan University of Technology, Poland

Noureddine Mouaddib, University of Nantes, France

Günter Müller, University of Freiburg, Germany

Erich J. Neuhold, Fraunhofer-IPSI, Germany

Gultekin Ozsoyoglu, University Case Western Research, USA

Georgios Pangalos, University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Stott Parker, University of Los Angeles (UCLA), USA

Oscar Pastor, Technical University of Valencia, Spain

Marco Patella, University of Bologna, Italy

Barbara Pernici, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Günter Pernul, University of Essen, Germany

Gerald Quirchmayr, University of Vienna, Austria

Fausto Rabitti, CNUCE-CNR, Italy

Isidro Ramos, Technical University of Valencia, Spain

Harald Reiterer, University of Konstanz, Germany

Norman Revell, Middlesex University, UK

Sally Rice, Unversity of South Australia, Australia

John Roddick, Flinders University of South Australia, Australia

Colette Rolland, University Paris I, Sorbonne, France

Elke Rundensteiner, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA

Domenico Sacca, University of Calabria, Italy

Marinette Savonnet, University of Bourgogne, France

Erich Schweighofer, University of Vienna, Austria

Michael H. Smith, University of California, USA

Giovanni Soda, University of Florence, Italy

Harald Sonnberger, EUROSTAT, Luxembourg

Günther Specht, University of Ulm, Germany

Uma Srinivasan, CSIRO, Australia

Bala Srinivasan, Monash University, Australia

Olga Stepankova, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Zbigniew Struzik, CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Makoto Takizawa, Tokyo Denki University, Japan

Katsumi Tanaka, Kyoto University, Japan

Zahir Tari, University of Melbourne, Australia

Stephanie Teufel, University of Fribourg, Germany

Jukka Teuhola, University of Turku, Finland

Bernd Thalheim, Technical University of Cottbus, Germany

Jean Marc Thevenin, University of Toulouse, France

Helmut Thoma, IBM Global Services Basel, Switzerland

A Min Tjoa, Technical University of Vienna, Austria

Aphrodite Tsalgatidou, University of Athens, Greece

Susan Urban, Arizona State University, USA

Krishnamurthy Vidyasankar, Memorial Univ.  of Newfoundland, Canada

Pavel Vogel, Technical University of Munich, Germany

Roland R. Wagner, University of Linz, Austria

Michael Wing, Middlesex University, UK

Werner Winiwarter, EC3, Austria

Vilas Wuwongse, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

Gian Piero Zarri, CNRS, France

Arkady Zaslavsky, Monash University, Australia

Aidong Zhang, State Univ. of New York at Buffalo, USA


Conference Organisation Office:

Gabriela Wagner, FAW, University of Linz, Austria