Engineering Federated Information Systems (EFIS'99)

5.-7. May 1999 Kühlungsborn

  • Location: workshop hotel "Arendsee"
  • Proceedings have been published by and may be ordered from infix-Verlag (ISBN: 3-89601-013-1; price: 50.-DM)
  • EFIS'99 is sponsored by the special interest group on databases (Fachgruppe 2.5.1 "Datenbanken") of the German Informatics society (Gesellschaft für Informatik - GI) and the CS Department of the University of Rostock
Wednesday 5.5.99

Wednesday 5.5.99

Timeslot Presenter Title
09:00-10:00 Invited Talk by Harald Gröger (IBM Germany, Würzburg)IBM DB2 DataJoiner: A commercially available federated database system
10:00-10:30 Coffee
10:30-12:00 A. Skehill, M. Roantree (Dublin City Univ.)Constructing Multidatabase Collections Using an Extended ODMG Object Model
Session "ODMG"U. Hohenstein, A. Ebert (Siemens, Munich, Germany)An Integrated Toolkit for Building Database Federations
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 M. Gaedke (U Karlsruhe), K. Turowski (U Magdeburg)Generic Web-Based Federation of Business Application Systems for E-Commerce Applications
Session "System Architectures" F.d.F. Rezende, G.d.S. Oliveira, R.C.G. Pereira, U. Hermsen, J. Rütschlin (DaimlerChrysler Research Lab, Ulm)A Unified Database Interface for Multiple Heterogeneous Databases
15:30-16:00 Coffee
16:00-17:15 R. Schenkel, G. Weikum (U Saarbrücken)Experiences with Building Federated Transaction Manager based on CORBA OTS
Session "CORBA"A. Koschel, R. Kramer (FZI Karlsruhe)Applying configurable event-driven services in heterogeneous distributed information systems (short)
Thursday, 6.5.99

Thursday, 6.5.99

Timeslot Presenter Title
09:00-10:00 Invited Talk by Felix Saltor (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Catalonia)On Semantic Issues in Federated Information Systems
10:00-10:30 Coffee
10:30-12:00 J. Murphy (Dublin City Univ.)The Minerva method: Layered Use Case Modelling for Requirements Modelling in Federated and Interoperable Systems (short)
Session "Miscellanea" W. Hasselbring (U Tilburg)Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Engineering of Federated Information Systems (short)
K.-U. Sattler, G. Saake (U Magdeburg)Supporting Information Fusion with Federated Database Technologies (short)
12:00 to evening Lunch & Social Event
Friday, 7.5.99

Friday, 7.5.99

Timeslot Presenter Title
09:00-10:00 Invited Talk by Jane Grimson (Trinity College, Dublin)Engineering Federated Electronic Healthcare Records
10:00-10:30 Coffee
10:30-12:00 S. Balko, C. Türker (U Magdeburg)Integration of Aggregation Constraints
Session "Formal Approaches" H. Wache (U Bremen)Towards Rule--Based Context Transformation in Mediators
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 M. Christoffel (U Karlsruhe) A Trader For Services In The Information Market (short)
Session "Application Areas" M. Höding, K. Schwarz, S. Conrad, G. Saake, S. Balko, A. Diekmann, E. Hildebrandt, K.-U. Sattler, I. Schmitt, C. Türker (U Magdeburg)SIGMA_{FDB}: Overview of the Magdeburg Approach to Database Federations (short)
F. Maio, M.G. Fugini (Politecnico di Milano)Projects for FIS Engineering in the Public Administration Domain (short)
15:30 Coffee
16:00 final discussion