Advance Program WECWIS 2000

Milpitas, California
June 8-9, 2000


Thursday, June 8, 2000
08:30-09:50 Chairs' Message and Keynote Address
The Global Trading Web: A Strategic Vision for the Internet Economy
Speaker: Dr. Jay M. Tenebaum, VP and Chief Scientist, Commerce One Inc.
09:50-10:20 Break
10:20-12:00 Session I. B2B E-commerce and Negotiations
Architecture for Cross-Organizational Business Processes
Y. Hoffner, H. Ludwig, C. Gulcu and P. Grefen

Supporting Dynamic Constraints for Commerce Negotiations
M. Iwaihara

An Infrastructure for Meta-Auctions
C. Bornhoevd, M. Cilia, C. Liebig and A. Buchmann

A Bid Evaluation System for Internet Contract Negotiation
Q.-B. Nguyen, M. A. Cohen and J.-Y. Chung

Context-dependent Semantic Values for E-negotiation
M. R. Lee


12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:10 Session II. Infrastructure Issues
A Scalable Approach for Subscription-Based Information Commerce
A. Celik and A. Datta

MONTANA: Towards a Web-Based Infrastructure to Improve lecture and research in a university environment
R. Behrens

Supporting Global Replicated Services by a Routing-Metric-Aware DNS
W. Tang, F. Du and others

Building Replicated Internet Services using TACT: A Toolkit for Tunable Availability and Consistency Tradeoffs
H. Yu and A. Vahdat

DWINS: A Dynamically-Configurable Web-based Information System
X. Dong and F. Du


15:10-15:40 Break
15:40-17:40 Session III. E-services, E-advertising, and E-markets
Surveying the E-services Technical Landscape
H. Kuno

Agent-mediated Internet Advertising
D. Siew and X. Yi

Advanced Dynamic Property Evaluation for CORBA-Based Electronic Markets
A. Schade, C. Facciorusso, S. Field and Y. Hoffner

Information Kiosk System by Cooperation between Agents and Experts using Situation Adaptive Scenarios
Y. Taniguchi, M. Hirotoshi, H. Yajima and N. Komoda

eFlow: An Open, Flexible, and Configurable System for Service Composition
F. Casati, S. Ilnicki, L. J. Jin and M. Shan


18:30 Banquet
Business Issues in e-Commerce
Speaker: Daniel Druker, General Manager, Hyperion e-Business Division
Friday, June 9, 2000
08:30-09:50 Session IV. XML Related Issues
A Generic Load/Extract Utility for Data Transfer between XML Documents and Relations Databases
R. Bourret, C. Bornhovd and A. P. Buchmann

Distributed and Scalable XML Document Processing Architecture for E-Commerce Systems
D. Cheung, S. D. Lee, T. Lee, W. Song, C. J. Tan

Multimedia Presentation Components in E-commerce
S. S.Y. Shim, J. Z. Gao and Y. Wang

Aggregation Path Index for Incremental Web View Maintenance
L. Chen and E. A. Rundersteiner


09:50-10:20 Break
10:20-12:00 Session V. Architecture, Protocols, and Analyses
E-representative: a scalability scheme for e-commerce
W. Meira, Jr., D. Menasce, V. Almeida and R. Fonseca

Failure Analysis of an E-commerce Protocol using Model Checking
I. Ray and I. Ray

Two Approaches for Pay-per-Use Software Construction
L. C. Ferreira, R. Dahab, M. P. Aragao and J. A. P. Magalhaes

Speeding Up Electronic Commerce Activities Using CapBasED-AMS
E. Kafeza and K. Karlapalem

Scheduling Algorithms for the Broadcast Delivery of Multimedia Products
K. Ramamritham and V. Vinay


12:00-13:30 Lunch
B2C, B2B, N2N, N2M: Why 2 is so instrumental?
Speaker: Mr. Mustafa A. Syed, Vice President Technology, VerticalNet, Inc.
13:30-15:00 Session VI Industrial Panel
Can e-Business Intelligence Survive?
Moderators: Drs. Llew Mason and Zijian Zheng, Blue Martini Software
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-17:10 Session VII. E-Commerce Applications
Development of Inter-college E-Commerce system through extending a legacy system
H. Oiso and N. Komoda

How E-Commerce can benefit from visualization
M. Lux

Construction of Online Catalog Topologies Using Decision Trees
D. Yang, W.-K. Sung, S.-M. Yiu, D. Cheung, W.-S. Ho, T.-W. Lam and S.-D. Lee

An Architecture to Support Distributed Data Mining Services in E-Commerce Environments
S. Krishnaswamy, A. Zaslavsky and S. W. Loke

Dynamic 3D Visualization of Database-Defined Tree Structures on the WWW by Using Rewriting Systems
H. Noser