Conceptual Modeling - ER 2008: 27th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, Barcelona, Spain, October 20-24, 2008, Procee by Qing LiConceptual Modeling - ER 2008: 27th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, Barcelona, Spain, October 20-24, 2008, Procee by Qing Li

Conceptual Modeling - ER 2008: 27th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, Barcelona…

byQing Li

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Conceptual modeling has long been recognized as the primary means to enable so- ware development in information systems and data engineering. Conceptual modeling provides languages, methods and tools to understand and represent the application domain; to elicit, conceptualize and formalize system requirements and user needs; to communicate systems designs to all stakeholders; and to formally verify and validate systems design on high levels of abstraction. The International Conference on Conceptual Modeling provides a premiere forum for presenting and discussing current research and applications in which the major emphasis is on conceptual modeling. Topics of interest span the entire spectrum of conceptual modeling including research and practice in areas such as theories of concepts and ontologies underlying conceptual modeling, methods and tools for - veloping and communicating conceptual models, and techniques for transforming conceptual models into effective implementations. The scientific program of ER 2008 featured several activities running in parallel. The core activity was the presentation of the 33 research papers published in this volume, which were selected by a large Program Committee (PC) Co-chaired by Qing Li, Stefano Spaccapietra and Eric Yu. We thank the PC Co-chairs, the PC members and the additional referees for the hard work done, often within a short time. Thanks are also due to Moira Norrie from ETH Zurich, Oscar Pastor from the Universitat Politècnica de València, and Amit Sheth from the Wright State Univ- sity for accepting our invitation to present keynotes.
Title:Conceptual Modeling - ER 2008: 27th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, Barcelona…Format:PaperbackDimensions:550 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:October 7, 2008Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Keynotes.- Conceptual Modeling Meets the Human Genome.- Relationship Web: Spinning the Web from Trailblazing to Semantic Analytics.- PIM Meets Web 2.0.- Novel Semantics.- Developing Preference Band Model to Manage Collective Preferences.- A Conceptual Modeling Framework for Expressing Observational Data Semantics.- Towards a Compositional Semantic Account of Data Quality Attributes.- Ontology.- A Formal Model of Fuzzy Ontology with Property Hierarchy and Object Membership.- What's in a Relationship: An Ontological Analysis.- An Upper Level Ontological Model for Engineering Design Performance Domain.- Patterns.- A Multi-level Methodology for Developing UML Sequence Diagrams.- Content Ontology Design Patterns as Practical Building Blocks for Web Ontologies.- Quality Patterns for Conceptual Modelling.- Privacy, Compliance, Location.- Automating the Extraction of Rights and Obligations for Regulatory Compliance.- Location-Based Software Modeling and Analysis: Tropos-Based Approach.- Risk Evaluation for Personal Identity Management Based on Privacy Attribute Ontology.- Process mgt and Design.- Beyond Control-Flow: Extending Business Process Configuration to Roles and Objects.- Value-Driven Coordination Process Design Using Physical Delivery Models.- Relaxed Compliance Notions in Adaptive Process Management Systems.- Process Models.- On Measuring Process Model Similarity Based on High-Level Change Operations.- Recommendation Based Process Modeling Support: Method and User Experience.- On the Formal Semantics of Change Patterns in Process-Aware Information Systems.- Queries.- Modeling and Querying E-Commerce Data in Hybrid Relational-XML DBMSs.- Approximate Probabilistic Query Answering over Inconsistent Databases.- Conjunctive Query Containment under Access Limitations.- Similarity and Coherence.- Automatic Extraction of Structurally Coherent Mini-Taxonomies.- Analysis and Reuse of Plots Using Similarity and Analogy.- Discovering Semantically Similar Associations (SeSA) for Complex Mappings between Conceptual Models.- Space and Time.- An Adverbial Approach for the Formal Specification of Topological Constraints Involving Regions with Broad Boundaries.- Capturing Temporal Constraints in Temporal ER Models.- Temporal Constraints in Non-temporal Data Modelling Languages.- System Design.- Integrated Model-Driven Development of Goal-Oriented Data Warehouses and Data Marts.- Design Metrics for Data Warehouse Evolution.- A Domain Engineering Approach for Situational Method Engineering.- Translation, Transformation, and Search.- Retune: Retrieving and Materializing Tuple Units for Effective Keyword Search over Relational Databases.- Model Driven Specification of Ontology Translations.- Dealing with Usability in Model Transformation Technologies.- Demo.- Ontology Coordination: The iCoord Project Demonstration.- Designing Similarity Measures for XML.- SESQ: A Model-Driven Method for Building Object Level Vertical Search Engines.- HealthSense: An Application for Querying Raw Sensor Data.- Visual SQL: Towards ER-Based Object-Relational Database Querying.- SAMSTAR: An Automatic Tool for Generating Star Schemas from an Entity-Relationship Diagram.- Constraint-Aware XSLT Evaluation.- A Quality Circle Tool for Software Models.- Generating and Optimizing Graphical User Interfaces for Semantic Service Compositions.- REMM-Studio?+?: Modeling Variability to Enable Requirements Reuse.- A Conceptual-Model-Based Computational Alembic for a Web of Knowledge.- MDBE: Automatic Multidimensional Modeling.- Oryx - Sharing Conceptual Models on the Web.- Providing Top-K Alternative Schema Matchings with .- Role and Request Based Conceptual Modeling - A Methodology and a CASE Tool.- AutoMed Model Management.- QUINST: A Metamodeling Tool.- An Implementation of a Query Language with Generalized Quantifiers.