Cooperative Databases and Applications '99: The Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Cooperative Database Systems for Advanced Applications (CODAS '99), Wollongong, Australia, March 27-28, 1999

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Yanchun Zhang, Marek Rusinkiewicz, Y. Kambayashi
Springer, 2000 - Computers - 377 pages
This volume contains revised versions of papers presented at the International Symposium on Cooperative Database Systems for Advanced Applications (CODAS'99), which was held in Wollongong, Australia on March 27-28. The symposium provides a forum for exploring research, development and advanced applications of databases, especially cooperative databases and their applications. The topics cover workflow, spatial data processing, multi-databases, concurrency control and cooperative transactions, query processing, object-oriented and multimedia databases, cscw, cooperative systems support, cooperative databases and data warehouse design.

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Contents

Advanced Semantics for Information Search
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Active Information Gathering in InfoSleuth
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Document Retrieval
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Copyright

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Dr. Yanchun Zhang is Associate Professsor and the Head of Computing Discipline in the Department of Mathematics and Computing at the University of Southern Queensland. He obtained PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Queensland in 1991. His research areas cover databases, electronic commerce, internet/web information systems, web data management, web search and web services. He has published over 100 research papers on these topics in international journals and conference proceedings, and edited over 10 books/proceedings and journal special issues. He is a co-founder and Co-Editor-In-Chief of World Wide Web: Internet and Web Information Systems and Co-Chairman of International Web Information Systems Engineering Society.

Dr. Jeffrey Xu Yu received his B.E., M.E. and Ph.D. in computer science, from the University of Tsukuba, Japan, in 1985, 1987 and 1990, respectively. Jeffrey Xu Yu was a faculty member in the Institute of Information Sciences and Electronics, University of Tsukuba, Japan, and was a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, The Australian National University. Currently, he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research areas cover databases, data warehouse and data mining. He has published over 100 research papers on these topics in international journals and conference proceedings. Jeffrey Xu Yu is a member of ACM, and a society affiliate of IEEE Computer Society.

Dr Jingyu Hou received his BSc in Computational Mathematics from Shanghai University of Science and Technology (1985) and his PhD in Computational Mathematics from ShanghaiUniversity (1995). He is now a Lecturer in the School of Information Technology at Deakin University, Australia. He has also completed a PhD in Computer Science in the Department of Mathematics and Computing at The University of Southern Queensland, Australia. His research interests include Web-Based Data Management and Information Retrieval, Web Databases, Internet Computing and Electronic Commerce, and Semi-Structured Data Models. He has extensively published in the areas of Web information retrieval and Web Communities.

Rusinkiewicz, Microelectronics & Computer Technology Corp. (MCC), Austin, TX, USA.

Kambayashi (Kyoto University)

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