Fourth International Workshop on Mobility in Databases and Distributed Systems

Organizer: Arkady Zaslavsky, Monash University, Australia


Thursday, September 6, 2001


Session 1:

09.00 - 10.30


Invited talk:

Challenges in Mobile Application Development

Axel Spriestersbach, SAP Corporate Research


An Architecture for Location Dependent Query Processing

Yasemin Seydim, Margaret H. Dunham, Vijay Kumar


10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break


Session 2:       Mobile databases

11.00 - 12.30


Mobile Database Procedures in MDBAS

Richard Vlach


BUC, a Simple yet Efficient Concurrency Control technique for Mobile Data Broadcast Environment

Ahmad Al-Mogren, Margaret H. Dunham


A Power-aware Technique to Manage Real-time Database Transactions in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks

Le Gruenwald, Shankar M. Banik


12.30 - 14.00 Lunch


Session 3:       Mobile agents

14.00 - 15.30


A System based on Mobile Agents for Tracking Objects in a Location-dependent Query Processing Environment

Sergio Ilarri. Eduardo Mena, Arantza Illarramendi


Verification of Itineraries for Mobile Agent Enabled Interorganizational  Workflow

Sea Ling, Seng Wai Loke


Dynamic Multi-signatures for Secure Autonomous Agents

Panayiotis Kotzanikolaou, Mike Burmester, and Vassilios Chrissikopoulos


13.40 - 16.00 Coffee Break


Session 4

16.00 - 17.30


Analyzing Mobile Transaction Supports for DBMS

Patricia Serrano-Alvarado, Claudia Roncancio, Michel Adiba


Panel discussion.