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CFP: VLDB-TES'03 - 4th VLDB Workshop on Technologies for E-services

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Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2003 12:10:50 +0100
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Call for Papers

  4th VLDB Workshop on Technologies for E-Services (TES'03)


  September 8, 2003
  Humboldt-University zu Berlin, Germany

  In Conjunction with:
  29th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB 2003)  


VLDB-TES'2003 is the fourth workshop in a successful series of annual
workshops on technologies for E-Services (also called Web Services), 
which have been held in conjunction with the International Conference 
on Very Large Data Bases. The objective of VLDB-TES'03 is to bring 
together researchers, practitioners, and users to exchange new 
ideas, developments and experiences on issues related to E-Services. 

E-Services are emerging as promising technology for the effective 
automation of application integration across networks and 
organisations. They build upon XML, as vehicle for exchanging 
messages across applications, and upon the three major standards 
WSDL, UDDI, and SOAP, which provide the building blocks for service 
description, discovery, and interaction. These basic technological 
infrastructures have clearly influenced positively the development of 
integrated systems, and now E-services are evolving toward being able 
to solve other critical integration issues including security, 
transactions, collaborative processes management, semantic aspects, 
and seamless integration with existing middleware infrastructures. 


We invite researchers, industry practitioners, and users who are 
exploring foundations, developing systems and applications, and using 
E-Service systems to share their ideas, results, and experiences. We 
invite submissions related (but not limited to) to one or more of the 
following topics: 

- Composition of e-services 
- Description, organization, and discovery of e-services 
- E-Service ontologies, meta-data, and semantic issues 
- Personalization of e-services 
- Security support for e-services 
- Agent support for e-services 
- Workflow support for e-services 
- XML and e-services 
- Data management issues in e-service environments 
- E-service business intelligence, analysis and optimization 
- Transaction support in e-service environments 
- Conversation support in e-service environments 
- Quality of service in e-service environments 
- Monitoring and management of e-services 
- E-service agreements and legal contracts 
- Negotiation in e-service environments 
- Formation and management of e-service communities 
- E-services and mobile environments 
- Standards for e-services 
- Formal Models and Languages for Service Description 
- Performance and scalability aspects 
- Legacy system integration 
- E-service applications and case studies 


Papers due                   May 23, 2003 
Notification of acceptance   June 26, 2003 
Final papers due             July 3, 2003 
Conference date              September 8, 2003 


Humboldt-University zu Berlin
in conjunction with 29th International Conference on Very Large Data 
Bases (VLDB 2003).


Papers should be submitted via e-mail to vldbtes03@cse.unsw.edu.au. 
Each paper will be reviewed by three program committee members. 
Accepted papers will appear in printed proceedings that will be made 
available prior to the workshop. Papers should not exceed 5000 words 
(approximately 12 pages) in length and must be submitted in 
Postscript or PDF. For all issues regarding paper submission, please 
contact Boualem Benatallah at boualem@cse.unsw.edu.au. The title page 
should include: 

- paper title 
- names, e-mails, and affiliations of authors 
- name, mailing address, e-mail address and phone number of contact 
- abstract with no more than 200 words 

Proceedings will be published in the Springer Lecture Notes in 
Computer Science (LNCS) series.


General Chair

  Ming-Chien Shan, Hewlett-Packard, USA 

Program Chair

  Boualem Benatallah, Unversity of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 

Local Arrangements Chair

  Axel Marten, Humboldt Univ., Berlin 

Publicity Co-chairs

  Sara Comai, Politecnico di Milano, Italy 

  Helen Paik, Unversity of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 


Dave Abel, CSIRO, Australia 
Gustavo Alonso, ETH Zrich, Switzerland 
Jean Bacon, Cambridge University, UK 
Martin Bichler, Technical University of Munich, Germany 
Athman Bouguettaya, Virginia Tech., USA 
Christoph Bussler, Oracle Corp., USA 
Fabio Casati, Hewlett-Packard, USA 
Jen-Yao Chung, IBM, USA 
Umesh Dayal, Hewlett-Packard, USA 
Asuman Dogac, Middle East Technical University, Turkey 
Marlon Dumas, Queesland University of Technology, Australia 
Dan Fishman, Avaya Labs., USA 
Dimitrios Georgakopoulos, Telcordia, USA 
Claude Godard, INRIA-LORIA, France 
Mei Hsu, Commerce One, USA 
Eleanna Kafeza, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China 
Alfons Kemper, University of Passau, Germany 
Wolfgang Klas, University of Vienna, Austria 
Frank Leymann, IBM, Germany 
Christoph Liebig, SAP, USA 
Heiko Ludwig, IBM, USA 
Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 
Mariagrazia Fugini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy 
Ann Hee Hiong Ngu, Southwest Texas State University, USA 
Mike Papazoglou, Tilburg University, the Netherlands 
Barbara Pernici, Politechnico Di Milano, Italy 
Krithi Ramamritham, IIT Bombay, India 
Stefan Tai, IBM, USA 
Farouk Toumani, LIMOS, France 
Aphroditi Tsalgatidou, University of Athens, Greece 
Steve Vinoski, IONA, USA 
Hartmut Vogler, SAP Research Lab, USA 
Jian Yang, Tilburg University, the Netherlands 
Yanchun Zhang, University of Southern Queensland, Australia 
Lizhu Zhou, Tsing-Hua University, China 
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