W11 - Fifth International Workshop on Mobility in Databases and Distributed Systems MDDS 2002


Thursday, September 5, 2002


09:00 - 10:00 Session 1 - Mobile Objects


Indexing Mobile Objects on the Plane

Dimitris Papadopoulos (UCR), George Kollios (Boston University), Dimitrios Gunopulos and Vassilis J. Tsotras (UCR)


Real-Time Traffic Updates in Moving Objects Database

Goce Trajcevski, Ouri Wolfson and Bo Xu (University of Illinois at Chicago)


10:00 - 10:30 coffee break


10:30 - 12:30 Session 2 - Location Data Management


Effective Management of Location Dependent Continuous Queries in Mobile Environment

Latifur Khan and Manish Gupta (University of Texas at Dallas)


Location Estimation Algorithms for Providing Location Services within a Metropolitan Area based on a Mobile Phone Network

Joseph Kee-Yin Ng, Stephen Ka Chun Chan, and Kenny Ka Ho Kan (Hong Kong Baptist University)


Spatial and Temporal Aware, Trajectory Mobility Profile Based Location Management for Mobile Computing

Jianting Zhang and Le Gruenwald (University of Oklahoma)


Robust Similarity Measures for Mobile Object Trajectories

Michail Vlachos, Dimitrios Gunopulos (UCR) and George Kollios (Boston University)


12:30 - 14:00 Lunch


14:00 - 15:30 Session 3 -- Mobile Agents and Middleware


Middleware for Mobile Information Access

Authors: Dipanjan Chakraborty, Filip Perich, Anupam Joshi, Timothy Finin and Yelena Jesha (UMBC)


Structures for Protecting the Routes of Mobile Agents Dispatched in Parallel

Yan Wang, Xiaolin Pang and Kian-Lee Tan (National University of Singapore)


From Location Databases to Pervasive Catalog

Panos K. Chrysanthis and Vladimir I. Zadorozhny (University of Pittsburgh)


15:30 - 16:00 coffee break


16:00 - 17:30 Session 4 - Data Consistency


Enhanced Multi-Version Data Broadcast Schemes for Time-Constrained Mobile Computing Systems

Hei-Wing Leung, Joe Yuen, Kam-Yiu Lam and Edward Chan (City University of Hong Kong)


Maintaining Consistency of Twin Transaction Model Using Mobility-Enabled Distributed File System Environment

Simon Cuce, Arkady Zaslavsky, Bing Hu, and Jignesh Rambhia (Monash University)


Understanding the Behavior of the Conflict-Rate Metric in Optimistic Peer Replication

An-I A. Wang, Peter Reiher, Rajive Bagrodia (UCLA), and Geoffrey H. Kuenning (Harvey Mudd College)