FQAS'98, Conference program

Conference dates:


Invited speakers

Time schedule

Wednesday, 13 May 1998

9.30-9.45Opening remarks
9.45-11.00 Invited talk:
Patrick Bosc, IRISA/ENSSAT, France:
On diverse answers issued from flexible queries
11.00-11.30 COFFEE
11.30-12.30 Maria J. Martin-Bautista, Maria-Amparo Vila:
Applying Genetic Algorithms to the Feature Selection Problem in Information Retrieval

Troels Andreasen, Henrik Legind Larsen, Henning Christiansen:
Term associations and flexible querying

12.30-14.00 LUNCH
14.00-15.30 Claudio Carpineto, Giovanni Romano:
Effective Reformulation of Boolean Queries with Concept Lattices

Mohammad Al-Qasem, S. Misbah Deen
Query Subsumption

Mirjam Kunze, André Hübner, Mario Lenz:
Question Answering with Textual CBR

16.00-17.30 Nobert Fuhr, Thomas Rölleke:
Querying for facts and content in hypermedia documents

Esko Ukkonen, Kai Korpimies
Searching for General Documents

Nobuo Ohbo, Jeffrey Xu Yu, Hanxiong Chen, Ye Liu
Using Stem Rules to Refine Document Retrieval Queries

Thursday, 14 may 1998

9.00-10.10 Invited talk:
Jack Minker, University of Maryland:
An Overview of Cooperative Answering in Databases
10.30-12.00 Dietmar Seipel:
An Alternating Well-founded Semantics for Disjunctive Logic Programs

Slim Abdennadher, Heribert Schütz:
CHRv: A Flexible Query Language

Gerhard Wetzel, Francesca Toni:
Semantic Query Optimization through Abduction and Constraint Handling

13.30-15.30 S. Comai, E. Damiani, R. Posenato, L. Tanca:
A schema based-approach to Modeling and querying WWW Data

S. Greco, C. Zaniolo, S. Ganguly:
Optimization of Logic Queries with Min and Max Predicates

Thomas Eiter, Nicola Leone, Cristinel Mateis, Gerald Pfeifer, Francesco Scarcello:
Progress report on the disjunctive deductive database system dlv

Fosca Giannotti, Giuseppe Manco, Mirco Nanni, Dino Pedreschi:
Query answering with Non-deterministic and Non-monotonic Logic Databases

16.00-18.00 Philippe Bonnet, Anthony Tomasic:
Partial Answers for Unavailable Data Sources

Mehmet Orgun, Chuchang Liu:
Querying Clocked Databases

Vasilis Delis, Dimitris Papadias:
Querying Multimedia Documents by Spatiotemporal Structure

Zahir Tari, Iztok Savnik:
Querying Objects with Complex Static Structure

19.00-??.??CONFERENCE DINNER at Hotel Prindsen, Roskilde

Friday, 15 may 1998

9.00-10.10 Invited talk:
Amihai Motro, George Mason University:
Estimating the Quality of Databases and the Answers they Issue
10.30-12.30 Andrew Jones:
'Doing X counts as doing Y': a new approach to the formal representation of communicative acts

Marco Colombetti:
Different ways to have something in common

David Sadek:
Intentions, beliefs, communicative acts and cooperation principles

Robert Demolombe
Answers about validity and completeness of data: formal definitions, usefulness and computation techniques

14.00-15.30 José Galindo, Juan Miguel Medina, Olga Pons, Juan Carlos Cubero:
A Server for Fuzzy SQL Queries

Christophe Marsala:
Data Mining to Induce Fuzzy Rules

Janusz Kacprzyk, Slawomir Zadrozny
Implementing fuzzy querying via the Internet/WWW: Java applets, ActiveX controls and cookies

16.00-17.30 Jordi Puigsegur, W. Marco Schorlemmer, Jaume Agusti:
Query Answering by Means of Diagram Transformation

Cheng Y. Goh, Stephane Bressan:
Answering Queries in Context

Laura Mota-Herranz, Matilde Celma-Giménez:
Automatic Generation of Trigger Rules for Integrity Enforcement in Relational Databases with View Definition


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