CIKM '98 Schedule

Wednesday 11/4

9-9:45am : Keynote Speaker

"Info-Source Glut -- the Next Layer in the Information Retrieval Problem"
Ed Addison, KnowledgeLink Interactive, Inc.
Mr. Addison's presentation is available in Powerpoint (1.2MB) and postscript (5.5MB) format.

10am-12pm : Searching Webs and Directories

Session chair: Gail Mitchell (GTE Laboratories)
"Focusing Search in Hierarchical Structures with Directory Sets"
Guy Jacobson, Balachander Krishnamurthy, Divesh Srivastava, Dan Suciu
AT&T Labs Research

"Flexible List Management in a Directory"
H. V. Jagadish, Mark A. Jones, Divesh Srivastava, Dimitra Vista
AT&T Labs Research

"Incremental Maintenance for Dynamic 'Database-derived' HTML Pages in Digital Libraries"
Hong Va Leong, Antonio Si, Ken C.K. Lee
Dept of Computing, Honk-Kong Polytechnic University

"Just-In-Time Databases and the World-Wide Web"
Ellen Spertus
Mills College (Oakland, CA)
Lynn Andrea Stein
MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (Cambridge, MA)

10am-12pm : Summarization and Extraction

Session chair: Donna Harman (NIST)

"Locating Passages Using a Case-Base of Excerpts"
Jody J. Daniels
Lockheed Martin Advanced Technologies Laboratory (Camden, NJ)
Edwina L. Rissland
Department of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)

"Accurate User Directed Summarization from Existing Tools"
Mark Sanderson
Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval, University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)

"Ontology-Based Extraction and Structuring of Information from Data-Rich Unstructured Documents"
David W. Embley, Douglas M. Campbell, Randy D. Smith
Department of Computer Science, Bringham Young University (Provo, UT)
Stephen W. Liddle
School of Accountancy and Information Systems, Bringham Young University (Provo, UT)

"Information Extraction from Case Law and Retrieval of Prior Cases by Partial Parsing and Query Generation"
Peter Jackson, Khalid Al-Kofahi, Chris Kreilick, Brian Grom
Computer Science Research Department, West Group (Rochester, NY)

2-3:30pm : Mining Association Rules

Session chair: Michael Halper (Kean University)

"Efficient Enumeration of Frequent Sequences"
Mohammed J. Zaki

"Dynamic Skew Handling in parallel Mining of Association Rules"
Lilian Harada, Naoki Akaboshi, Kazutaka Ogihara, Riichiro Take
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd, Software laboratory (K63)

"Online Algorithms for Finding Profile Association Rules"
Charu C. Aggarwal , Zheng Sun, Philip S. Yu
IBM T. J Watson Research Center

2-3:30pm : Query Optimization

Session chair: Beatrice Finance (PRiSM, University of Versailles)

"Data Cube Approximation and Histograms via Wavelets"
Jeffrey Scott Vitter, Min Wang
Center for Geometric Computing, Department of Computer Science, Duke University (Durham, NC)
Bala Iyer
IBM Santa Teresa Laboratory (San Jose, CA)

"Memory-Adaptive Scheduling for Large Query Execution"
Luc Bouganim, Olga Kapitskaia, Patrick Valduriez
PRISM Laboratory, University of Versailles and INRIA

"Memory Allocation Strategies for Complex Decision Support Queries"
Biswadeep Nag, David J. DeWitt
Computer Science Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2-3:30pm : Document Classification

Session chair: Sue Dumais (Microsoft Research)

"Document Classification using Multiword Features"
Ron Papka, James Allan
Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval, University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)

"A Hierarchical Approach to the Automatic Categorization of Medical Documents"
Luciano R. S. de Lima, Alberto H. F. Laender, Berthier A. Ribeiro-Neto
Computer Science Department, Federal University of Minas Gerais and Medical Informatics Group, Sarah Hospital Network (Belo Horizonte-MG-Brazil)

"A Comparison of Regression, Neural Net, and Pattern Recognition Approaches to IR"
Aitao Chen
University of California Berkeley

4-5:30pm : Learning

Session chair: Ellen Voorhees (NIST)

"Inductive Learning Algorithms and Representation for Text Categorization"
Susan Dumais, David Heckermann, John Platt Microsoft Research (Redmond, WA)
Mehran Sahami
Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

"A New On-Line Learning Algorithm for Adaptive Text Filtering"
Kwok Leung Yu, Wai Lam
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shatin, Hong Kong)

"Learning Fuzzy Knowledge from Training Samples"
Tzung-Pei Hong
Department of Information Management, I-Shou University (Taiwan)
Chai-Ying Lee
Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)

4-5:30pm : DB Performance

Session chair: David Grossman (U.S. Government)

"A Database Disk Buffer Management Algorithm Based on Prefetching"
H. Seok Jeon, Sam H. Noh
Department of Computer Engineering, Hong-Ik University (Seoul, Korea)

"Continual Computation Policies for Utility-Directed Prefetching"
Eric Horvitz
Microsoft Research (Redmond, WA)

"BROOM: Buffer Replacement using Online Optimization by Mining"
Hongjun Lu, Anthony K. H. Tung , Y.C. Tay
National University of Singapore

4-5:30pm : Fusion and Clustering

Session chair: Charles Viles (University of North Carolina)

"Associated Scientific Information Retrieval from Distributed Databases"
Mousheng Xu
Informix, Inc. (Kansas City, KS)
Susan Gauch
Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)

"Clustering and Singular Value Decomposition for Approximate Indexing in High Dimensional Spaces"
Alexander Thomasian, Vittorio Castelli, Chung-Sheng Li
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (Yorktown Heights, NY)

"Static and Dynamic Information Organization with Star Clusters"
Javed Aslam, Katya Pelekhov, Daniela Rus
Department of Computer Science, Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

Thursday 11/5

9-9:45am : Invited Talk

"Putting Semistructured Data to Practice"
Alon Levy, University of Washington
Dr. Levy's presentation is available in Powerpoint (160K) and postscript (267K) format.

10am-12pm : Database Mediation

Session chair: Erich Neuhold (GMD Darmstadt)

"An efficient Hierarchal Scheme for Locating Highly Mobile Users"
Evaggelia Pitoura, Ioannis Fudos
Department of Computer Science, University of Ioannina

"Querying Future Telecommunication Networks"
Beatrice Finance, Abdelghani Ridaoui, Thierry Delot
PRISM Laboratory, University of Versailles

"Informia: a Mediator for Integrated Access to Heterogeneous Information Sources"
Maria Lusia Barja, Tore Bratvold, Jussi Myllymaki, Gabriele Sonnenberger
Ubilab, UBS (Zurich, Switzerland)

"Integrating Information from Multiple Independently developed Data Sources"
I-Min A. Chen, Doron Rotem
Bioinformatics Systems, Gene Logic, Inc

10am-12pm : Data Mining

Session chair: Anupam Joshi (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)

"Supporting Fast Search in Time Series for Movement Patterns in Multiple Scales"
Yunyao Qu, Changzhou Wang, X.Sean Wang
Department of Information and Sofware Systems Engineering, George Mason University

"Attribute Weighting: A Method of Applying Domain Knowledge in the Decision Tree Process"
Caroline St. Clair, Chengwen Liu
DePaul University

"MALM: A Framework for Mining Sequence Database at Multiple Abstraction Levels"
Chung-Sheng Li, Philip S. Yu, Vittorio Castelli
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (Yorktown Heights, NY)

"Using Incremental Pruning to Increase the Efficiency of Dynamic Itemset Counting for Mining Association Rules"
Jian Tang
Department of Computer Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada)

2-3:30pm : New Media Databases

Session chair: Douglas W. Oard (University of Maryland, College Park)

"Efficient Repeating Pattern Finding in Music Databases"
Jia-Lien Hsu, Chih-Chin Liu, Arbeee L.P. Chen
Department of Computer Science, National Tsing Hua University

"Image Similarity Retrieval by Spatial Constraints"
Dimitris Papadias, Nikos Mamoulis, Dimitris Meretakis
Department of Computer Science, Honk Kong University of Science and Technology

"Multi-resolution Indexing For Shape Images"
Tzi-cker Chiueh, Allen Ballman, Kevin Kreeger
Computer Science Department, State University of New York at Stony Brook

2-3:30pm : Schema Enhancement

Session chair: Il-Yeol Song (Drexel University)

"An automatic technique for detecting type conflicts in database"
L. Palopoli; D. Saccà; D. Ursino
Univ. Della Calabria

"SERF: Schema Evolution through an Extensible Re-usable and Flexible Framework"
Kajal T. Claypool, Jing Jin, Elke A. Rundensteiner
Dept of Computer Science, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

"An Incremental Approach to Schema Integration by Refining Extensional Relationships"
Ingo Schmitt, Can Türker
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Institüt für Technische Information systeme

"An Analysis of Structural Validity of Ternary Relationships in Entity Relationship Modeling"
James Dullea, Il-Yeol Song
College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University

2-3:30pm : Cost Estimation and Optimization

Session chair: Ophir Frieder (Illinois Institute of Technology)

"Selectivity Estimation of Window Queries for Line Segment Datasets"
Guido Proietti, Christos Faloutsos
Department of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

"Iterated DFT Based Techniques for Join Size Estimation"
Kamil Saraç, Ömer Egecio
Department of Computer Science, University of California Santa Barbara

"An Iterative Approach for Rules and Data Allocation in Distributed Deductive Database Systems"
Ladjel Bellatreche, Kamalakar Karlapalem, Qing Li
Dept of Computer Science, University of Science and Technology

"Providing Semantics for Indefinite Deductive Databases"
Sei Chun
Oklahoma State University (Libertyville, OK)

4-5:30pm : Active Transactions and Workflow

Session chair: Chengwen Liu (DePaul University)

"FRAMBOISE - an Approach to Framework-Based Active Database Management System Construction"
Hans Fritschi, Stella Gatziu, Klaus R. Dittrich Institut für Informatik, Universität Zurich

"A Toggle Transaction Management Technique for Mobile Multidatabases"
Ravi A. Dirckze, Le Gruenwald

"Dynamic Restructuring of Transactional Workflow Activities: A Practical Implementation Method"
Tong Zhou, Calton Pu, Ling Liu
Dept of Computer Science and Engineering, Oregon Graduate Institute

4-5:30pm : Indexing Techniques

Session chair: Susan Gauch (University of Kansas)

"Triple-Node Hierarchies for Object-Oriented Database Indexing"
Frank Hing-Wah Luk, Ada Waichee Fu

"Sibling Clustering of Dyanmic Tree-based Spatial Indexes for Efficient Spatial Query Processing"
Kihong Kim, Sang K. Cha

"Layered Index Structures in Document Database Systems"
Yangjun Chen, Karl Aberer
IPSI Institute GMD GmbH

4-5:30pm : Temporal Databases

Session chair: Kia Makki (University of Southwest Louisiana)

"Temporal Granularity for Unanchored Temporal Data"
Iqbal A. Goralwalla, Yuri Leonitiev, M. Tamer Özsu, Duane Szafron, Carlo Combi
Laboratory for Database Systems Research, Dept of Computing Science, University of Alberta

"Handling Temporal Grouping and Pattern-Matching Queries in a Temporal Object Model"
Marlon Dumas, Marie Christine Fauvet , Pierre Claude Scholl
Laboratoire Logiciels , Systemes et réseaux, IMAG, Université de Grenoble

"Modeling Time from a Conceptual Perspective"
Stefano Spaccapietra, Christine Parent, Esteban Zimanyi
Database Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and INFODOC, Universite Libre de Bruxelles