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D E X A 96
September 9-13, 1996
Zurich, Switzerland
7th International Conference and Workshop on
Database and Expert Systems Applications

The aim of DEXA 96 is to present both research contributions in the area of
data and expert systems and a large spectrum of already implemented or just
being developed applications. DEXA will offer the opportunity to extensively
discuss requirements, problems, and solutions in the field. The workshop and
conference should inspire a fruitful dialogue between developers in
practice, users of database and expert systems, and scientists working in
the field.

General Chairperson:
K. Bauknecht, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Panel Chairperson:
A M. Tjoa, Technical University of Vienna, Austria

Program Chairpersons:
R.R. Wagner, FAW, University of Linz, Austria
C.H. Thoma, Ciba-Geigy, Switzerland

Authors are invited to submit original research contributions or experience
reports in English. Papers should be double-spaced and no longer than 5.000
words. A separate cover sheet must be included which provides the following
information: title, name of author(s), postal and electronic mail addresses,
telephone and fax numbers.
Authors are invited to send 4 copies of their paper to:

Prof. Dr. Roland R. Wagner
Research Institute for Applied
Knowledge Processing (FAW)

University of Linz Phone: ++43 732 244962
A-4040 Linz Fax: ++43 732 243989
Austria e-mail:

The Program Committee will assign accepted papers either to sessions of the
workshop or of the conference.
All accepted papers of the workshop and conference will be published in DEXA


Papers due: March 31, 1996
Notification of acceptance: May 24, 1996
Camera-ready copies: June 15, 1996

The main topics of DEXA 96 will include, but are not limited to:
- Active and Deductive Databases
- CIM - Applications
- Client Server and Open Network Databases
- Connectionist Models
- Constraint Based Reasoning
- Data Mining
- Databases in the Humanities
- Datawarehouses
- Digital Libraries
- Distributed and Parallel Database Systems
- Expert Systems Architecture
- Hypertext / Hypermedia
- Information Modelling
- Information Retrieval
- Interoperable Databases
- Knowledge Acquisition
- Knowledge Engineering
- Legal Information Systems
- Mobile Information Systems
- Multimedia Databases
- Natural Language Interfaces/Processing
- Object-Oriented Databases
- Office Information Systems
- Qualitative Reasoning
- Realtime Databases
- Scientific/Engineering Applications
- Security
- Social/Governmental Inform. Systems
- Statistical Databases
- Temporal and Spatial Databases
- Uncertainty Handling
- Uncertainty Reasoning
- User Interfaces to Databases
- Workflow and Process Automation
- WWW Interfaces

Program Committee Members:
H. Afsarmanesh, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
H.J. Appelrath, University of Oldenburg, Germany
K. Bauknecht, University of Zurich, Switzerland
T. Bench-Capon, University of Liverpool, UK
B. Bhargava, Purdue University, USA
J. Bing, NRCCL Oslo, Norway
S. Christodoulakis, University of Crete, Greece
B. Croft, University of Massachusetts, USA
W.S. Cellary, Technical University of Poznan, Poland
J. Debenham, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
S.M. Deen, Keele University, UK
P. Drazan, RIKS Maastricht, The Netherlands
J. Eder, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
T. Eiter, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
A.L. Furtado, University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
G. Gardarin, INRIA, France
C.A. Goble, University of Manchester, UK
F. Golshani, Arizona State University, USA
G. Gottlob, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
A. Hameurlain, University of Toulouse, France
I. Hawryszkiewycz, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
D. Hsiao, Naval Postgraduate School, USA
M. Jarke, University of Aachen, Germany
K.G. Jeffrey, Rutherford Appleton Laboratories, UK
M. Kamel, Naval Postgraduate School, USA
N. Kamel, City University of Hongkong, Hong Kong
Y. Kambayashi, Kyoto University, Japan
G. Kappel, University of Linz, Austria
D. Karagiannis, University of Vienna, Austria
M.A. Ketabchi, Santa Clara University, USA
P. Kroha, University of Dortmund, Germany
J. Lazansky, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
T.W. Ling, University of Singapore, Singapore
V. Lum, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
V. Marik, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
G. M|ller, University of Freiburg, Germany
M. Murphy, San Francisco State University, USA
M.-A. Neimat, HP Laboratories, USA
E. Neuhold, GMD-IPSI, Germany
T.W. Olle, T.W. Olle & Associates, UK
G. Ozsoyoglu, University Case Western Research, USA
G. Pangalos, University of Thessaloniki, Greece
M. Papazoglou, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
G. Quirchmayr, University of Vienna, Austria
I. Ramos, Technical University of Valencia, Spain
N. Revell, Middlesex University, UK
C. Rolland, University Paris I, France
N. Roussopoulos,University of Maryland, USA
A. Sernadas, University of Lisbon, Portugal
J.C. Smith, University of British Columbia, Canada
H. Sonnberger, European University Institute, Italy
D. Specht, University of Cottbus, Germany
R. Studer, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
M. Takizawa, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
K. Tanaka, Kobe University, Japan
S. Teufel, University of Zurich, Switzerland
C. Thanos, IEI-CNR, Italy
H.W. Thimbleby, Middlesex University, UK
C.H. Thoma, Ciba-Geigy, Switzerland
A M. Tjoa, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
R. Traunm|ller, University of Linz, Austria
K. Vidyasankar, Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland, Canada
R.R. Wagner, FAW, University of Linz, Austria

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G. Wagner, FAW, University of Linz, Austria

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