First International Workshop on Electronic Business Hubs: XML, Metadata, Ontologies, and Business Knowledge on the Web

Organizer: Stephane Bressan, National University of Singapore


Friday, September 7, 2001




9.00 – 9.15             Welcome by S. Bressan


9.15 – 10.00

Content and Document Integration for B2B E-commerce

Borys Omelayenko, Dieter Fensel (Netherlands)


10.00 – 10.30

Semantic B2B Integration Server Technology as Infrastructure for Electronic Hubs

Christoph Bussler (Oracle Corporation, USA)


10.30 – 11.00         Coffee Break




11.00 – 11.30

Designing a Three-Layer Ontology in a Web-based Interconnection Scenario

Castano, V. De Antonellis, S. De Capitani di Vimercati, M. Melchiori (Italy)


11.30 – 12.00

Efficient XML Query Processing in Mediators

LiangHuai Yang, Lijun Chen, Shiwei Tang, Dongqing Yang (China)


12.00 – 12.30

An Architecture for Multidatabase Systems Based on CORBA and XML

Li Bing, Lu Zheng-Ding, Xiao Wei-Jun, Li Rui-Xuan, Zhang Wei and Mudar Sarem (China)


12.30 – 14.00         Lunch




14.00 – 14.30

Building Portals for E-Biology

Zoe Lacroix (ASU, USA)


14.30 – 15.00

Knowledge Representation Architecture for Context Interchange Mediation: Fixed Income Securities Investment Examples

Allen Moulton, Stuart E. Madnick, Michael D.Siegel (MIT, USA)


15.00 – 15.30

Requirements for XML Functionality in Relational Database Management Systems - An Informix Perspective

P.G. Brown, A.B. Chaudhri and M. Herbach (Informix Labs)


15.30 – 16.00         Coffee Break




16.00 – 16.30

Converting Relational Database into XML Document

Joseph Fong, Francis Pang, Chris Bloor (Hong Kong)


16.30 – 17.00

Towards Grouping Constructs for Semistructured Data

Francois Bry, Dan Olteanu, Sebastian Schaffert (Germany)


17.00 – 17.30

Towards XML Metamodel Patterns for XML Data Modeling

Zaijun Hu, Gerhard Vollmar (Germany)




17.30 – 18.00

An e-Store Developing Model for minimizing the impact of  Procedural and Cultural Change within an Enterprise

Irene S.Y. Kwan (England)


18.00 – 18.30

Agent solution for e-business transactions

Ismail Khalil Ibrahim, Josef Altman, Wieland Schwinger, Werner Winiwarter (Austria)