Technical Program  EC-WEB 2002



Tuesday, September 3, 2002


9.00 – 10.00         Invited Talk of EC-Web Conference

Chair: Gerald Quirchmayr


Enabling Virtual Enterprises  -  A case for multi-disciplinary research

Hawryszkiewycz I.T.; University of Technology, Sydney


            10.00 – 10.30   Coffee Break


Session 1:         Auction and Negotiation Technology

10.30 – 12.30

Chair: Francisco Garcia


Increasing Realized Revenue in a Web Based Dutch Auction

Kothari R., Mohania M., Kambayashi Y.; India, Japan


Strategies and Behaviours of Agents in Multi-phased Negotiations

Aknine S.; France


A New Approach to the Design of Electronic Exchanges

Kameshwaran S., Narahari Y.; India


Winner Determination Algorithms for Electronic Auctions: A Framework Design

Bichler M.,  Kalagnanam J., Lee H.S., Lee J.; USA


            12.30 – 14.00   Lunch


Session 2:         Applications

14.00 – 15.30

Chair: Wolfram Wöss


A Web-Based E-Commerce Facilitator Intermediary for Small and Medium Enterprises:
A B2B/B2C hybrid proposal

García F.J., Gil A.B., Moreno Mª N., Curto B.; Spain


Extended Decision Making in Tourism Information Systems

Pühretmair F., Rumetshofer H., Schaumlechner E.; Austria


Identifying Arbitrage Opportunities in e-Markets

Debenham J.; Australia


            15.30 – 16.00   Coffee Break


Session 3:         Architecture

16.00– 18.00

Chair: Franz Pühretmair


An Architecture for Building User-Driven Web Tasks via Web Services

Lu J., Chen L.; Singapore


Efficient XML Data Management: An Analysis

Nambiar U., Lacroix Z., Bressan S., Lee M.L., Li Y.G.; USA


Commercial tools for the development of personalized Web applications: a survey

Maurino A., Fraternali P.; Italy




Wednesday, September 4, 2002


9.00 – 10.00         Invited Talk of DaWaK Conference

Chair: Yahiko Kambayashi


Text Mining Applications of a Shallow Parser

Walter Daelemans, University of Antwerp, Belgium


            10.00 – 10.30   Coffee Break


Session 4:         Agents

10.30 – 12.30

Chair: Mizuho Iwaihara


An Agent-Based Hierarchical Clustering Approach for E-Commerce Environments

Buccafurri F., Rosaci D., Sarnè G.M.L., Ursino D.; Italy


A Multi-Agent Approach to SACReD Transactions for E-Commerce Applications

Younas M., Shah N.H., Chao K.-M.; UK


A Parallel Dispatch Model with Secure and Robust Routes for Mobile Agents

Wang Y., Tan K.-L., Pang X.; Singapore


An Agent-based Framework for Monitoring Service Contracts

Kneer H., Stormer H., Häuschen H., Stiller B.; Switzerland


            12.30 – 14.00   Lunch


Session 5:         Web Query Processing

14.00 – 15.30

Chair: Kuo-Ming Chao


Constraint Search for Comparing Multiple-Incentive Merchandises

Kozawa M., Iwaihara M., Kambayashi Y.; Japan


XML Query Processing using Signature and DTD

Park S., Choi Y., Kim H.-J.; Korea


Modelling and Predicting Web Page Accesses Using Burrell`s Model

Dhyani D., Bhowmick S.S., Ng W.K.; Singapore


            15.30 – 16.00   Coffee Break


16.00 – 17.00         Invited Talk

Chair: A Min Tjoa


Corporate modelling platforms

Karagiannis D., University of Vienna, Austria



Session 6:         Web Data Integration

17.00– 18.00

Chair: Wolfram Wöß


Homogeneous EDI Between Heterogeneous Web-based Tourism Information Systems

Wöß W., Dunzendorfer A.; Austria


A Model for XML Schema Integration

Passi K., Lane L., Madria S., Sakamuri B.C., Mohania M., Bhowmick S.; Canada, USA, India, Singapore




Thursday, September 5, 2002


9.00 – 10.00         Invited Talk

Chair: A Min Tjoa


Efficient Data Mining Based on Formal Concept Analysis

Stumme G., University of Karlsruhe, Germany


            10.00 – 10.30   Coffee Break


Session 7:         Security and Privacy I

10.30 – 12.30

Chair: Gerald Quirchmayr


XML-based Distributed Access Control System

López J., Maña A., Yagüe M.I.; Spain


Transactional Security For a Distributed Reputation Management System

Fahrenholtz D., Lamersdorf W.; Germany


Practical Mobile Digital Signatures

Maña A., Matamoros S.; Spain


Secure Client Agent Environment (SCAE) for World Wide Web

Au R., Yao M., Looi M., Ashley P.; Australia, USA


            12.30 – 14.00   Lunch


Session 8:         Recommender Systems

14.00 – 15.30

Chair: Mara Nikolaidou


User Preference Mining through Collaborative Filtering and Content based Filtering in Recommender System

Ko S.J., Lee J.H.; Korea


An Improved Recommendation Algorithm in Collaborative Filtering

Kim T.-H., Ryu Y.-S., Park S.-I., Yang S.-B.; Korea


Series of Dynamic Targeted Recommendations

Modani N., Mittal P.A., Nanavati A.A., Srivastava B.; India


            15.30 – 16.00   Coffee Break


Session 9:         Emerging Standards

16.00– 18.00

Chair: Josef Küng


A Study of Content Conversion between eBook Standards

Ko S.-K., Sohn W.-S., Lee K.-H., Lim S.-B., Choy Y.-C.; Korea, USA


Web-Based System Configuration and Performance Evaluation using a Knowledge-Based Methodology

Nikolaidou M., Anagnostopoulos D.; Greece


Mapping UML Web Navigation Stereotypes to XML Data Skeletons

Sonneck G., Motschnig R., Mueck T.; Austria


KAON - Towards a large scale Semantic Web

Bozsak E., Ehrig M., Handschuh S., Hotho A., Maedche A., Motik B., Oberle D., Schmitz C., Staab S., Stojanovic L., Stojanovic N., Studer R., Stumme G., Sure Y., Tane J., Volz R., Zacharias V.; Germany




Friday, September 6, 2002


9.00 – 10.00         Invited Talk

Chair: Abdelkader Hameurlain


Heterogenous data source integration and evolution

Bouzeghoub M., Laboratoire PRiSM, Université de Versailles, France


            10.00 – 10.30   Coffee Break


Session 10:         Security and Privacy II

10.30 – 12.30

Chair: Key Pousttchi


Privacy Protection through Unlinkability of Customer Activities in Business Processes Using Mobile Agents

Enzmann M., Kunz T., Schneider M.; Germany


Secure Electronic Copyright Distribution with Public Key based Traitor Tracing

Lee H.-W., Lee S.-M., Lee I.-Y.; Korea


Watermark Embedding Mechanism Using Modulus-based for Intellectual Property Protection on Image Data

Wang S.-J., Yang K.-S.; Taiwan


A Juridical Validation of a Contract Signing Protocol

Ferrer-Gomila J.L., Martinez-Nadal A., Payeras-Capella M., Huguet-Rotger L.; Spain


            12.30 – 14.00   Lunch


Session 11:         Business Models

14.00 – 15.00

Chair: Josef Küng


Designing Business Processes in E-Commerce Applications

Schmid H.A., Rossi G.; Germany, Argentina


A Generic SLA Semantic Model for the Execution Management of e-Business Outsourcing Contracts

Ward C., Buco M.J., Chang R.N., Luan L.Z.; USA


            15.30 – 16.00   Coffee Break


Session 12:         e-Payment

16.00– 18.00

Chair: A Min Tjoa


A Formal and Executable Specification of the Internet Open Trading Protocol

Ouyang C., Kristensen L.M., Billington J.; Australia


Using EMV cards to protect e-commerce transactions

Khu-Smith V., Mitchell C.; UK


Standardized Payment Procedures as Key Enabling Factor for Mobile Commerce

Kreyer N., Pousttchi K., Turowski K.; Germany