List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Conceptual Modeling.
2: Mapping Generalizations and Specializations and Categories to Relational Databases.
3: Bounded Cardinality and Symmetric Relationships.
4: A Paraconsistent Relational Data Model.
5: Managing Temporal Data.
6: Data Reengineering of Legacy Systems.
7: Different Kinds of Hierarchies in Multidimensional Models.
8: Spatial Data in Multidimensional Conceptual Models.
9: Requirement Specification and Conceptual Modeling for Data Warehouses.
10: Principles on Symbolic Data Analysis.
11: Database Engineering Supporting the Data Evolution.
12: Versioning Approach for Database Evolution.
13: Evolutionary Database: State of the Art and Issues.
14: Interrogative Agents for Data Modeling.
15: Schema Evolution Models and Languages for Multidimensional Data Warehouses.
16: A Survey of Data Warehouse Model Evolution.
17: Document Versioning and XML in Digital Libraries.
18: MDD Approach for Maintaining Integrity Constraints in Databases.
19: Artifacts for Collaborative Software Development.
20: Logical Modeling.
21: Object–Relational Modeling.
22: Concept–Oriented Model.
23: Database Reverse Engineering.
24: Imprecise Functional Dependencies.
25: Horizontal Data Partitioning: Past, Present and Future.
26: Database Support for Workflow Management Systems.
27: Politically Oriented Database Applications.
28: Semantically Modeled Databases in Integrated Enterprise Information Systems.
29: The Linkcell Construct and Location–Aware Query Processing for Location–Referent Transactions in Mobile Business.
30: Caching, Hoarding, and Replication in Client/Server Information Systems with Mobile Clients.
31: Spatial and Temporal Databases.
32: Spatio-Temporal Indexing Techniques.
33: Query Processing in Spatial Databases.
34: Automatic Data Enrichment in GIS Through Condensate Textual Information.
35: Similarity Search in Time Series.
36: Internet Map Services and Weather Data.
37: Spatial Network Databases.
38: Supporting Location-Based Services in Spatial Network Databases.
39: Spatial Data Integration Over the Web.
40: Database Integrity.
41: Improving Constraints Checking in Distributed Databases with Complete, Sufficient, and Support Tests.
42: Inconsistency–Tolerant Integrity Checking.
43: Merging, Repairing, and Querying Inconsistent Databases.
44: The Challenges of Checking Integrity Constraints in Centralized, Distributed, and Parallel Databases.
45: Data Quality Assessment.
46: Measuring Data Quality in Context.
47: Geometric Quality in Geographic Information.
48: Geometric Quality in Geographic Information IFSAR DEM Control.
49: Querying and Integrating P2P Deductive Databases.
51: Using Semantic Web Tools for Ontologies Construction.
52: Matching Relational Schemata to Semantic Web Ontologies.
53: Ontology-Based Semantic Models for Databases.
54: Inconsistency, Logic Databases, and Ontologies.
55: Data Integration: Introducing Semantics.
56: An Overview of Ontology–Driven Data Integration.
57: Current Approaches and Future Trends of Ontology-Driven Geographic Integration.