Preliminary Program

Natcher Building & Conference Center
45 Center Drive, Bethesda, Maryland

Sponsored by:
IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Digital Libraries

ADL2000 Web Site:

Monday, May 22, 2000
9:00 - 9:30 am  Conference Registration
9:30 - 10:30 am  Welcome 
 SECTION 1: Invited Talk

 "Search versus Find: A Future History of Information Retrieval"
   Speaker:Craig Silverstein (Director of Technology, Google Inc.)
10:30 - 11:00 am
C  O  F  F  E  E       B  R  E  A  K
11:00 am - 12:30 pm  SECTION 2:Digital Library Systems
 - "Electronic Books in Digital Libraries"
    (G.Ozsoyoglu, USA) 
 - "Building a Digital Library of Newspaper Clippings: The LAURIN Project" 
    (D.Calvanese, Italy) 
 - "Invading the Fortress: How o Besiege Reinforced Information Bunkers"
    (J.Hoppenbrouwers, The Netherlands)
12:30 - 2:00 pm
L  U  N  C  H        B  R  E  A  K   (on your own)
2:00 - 3:30 pm  Parallel SECTION 3A: Human Computer Interaction
 - "Effects of Word Recognition Errors in Spoken Query Retrieval"
    (F.Crestani, EUA) 
 - "Towards Supporting User-defined Hypertext Contexts in Web Searching"
    (Z.Qiu, Germany) 
 - "WebSSQL -A Query Language for Multimedia Web Documents"
    (W. Meng, USA)
2:00 - 3:30 pm  Parallel SECTION 3B: Knowledge Representation and Security
 - "Mobil Agents and the SARA Digital Library"
    (Y. Yang, UK) 
 - "Copy Detection Systems for Digital Documents"
    (D. Campbell, USA) 
 - "Using Regular Tree Automata as XML Schemas"
    (B. Chidlovski, France)
3:30 - 4:00 pm C  O  F  F  E  E       B  R  E  A  K
4:00 - 9:00 pm
SECTION 4: Exhibition

 (demos, presentations, posters, and reception)

Tuesday, May 23, 2000
9:00 - 10:30 am  SECTION 5: Panel I 

 "DECOMATE II: Building the European Digital Library for Economics"
   Panelists: Thomas Place, Jeroen Hoppenbrouwers, Ferran Jorba, 
                    John Paschoud, Ralph LeVar (OCLC)

10:30 - 11:00 am C  O  F  F  E  E       B  R  E  A  K
11:00 am - 12:30 pm  SECTION 6: Semantic and Systems Interoperability I
 - "Morphing Towards Interoperable Catalogues"
    (D. Kuo, Australia) 
 - "Audio Structuring and Personalized Retrieval Using Ontologies"
    (L. Khan, EUA) 
 - "On Extending the XML Engine with Query-Processing Capabilities"
    (K. Boehm, Switzerland)
12:30 - 2:00 pm L  U  N  C  H       B  R  E  A  K  (on your own)
2:00 - 3:30 pm  Parallel SECTION 7A: Document Models
 - "Searching and Browsing Collections of Structural Information"
    (J. Wolff, Germany) 
 - "An Integrated Metamodel for Knowledge Representation in Geolibraries"
    (C. Baptista, UK/Brazil) 
 - "Detecting Data and Schema Changes in Scientific Documents"
    (N. Adam, USA)
2:00 - 3:30 pm  Parallel SECTION 7B: Statistical Filtering
 - "Clustering and Identifying Temporal Trends in Document Databases"
    (A. Popescul, USA) 
 - "Finding Themes in Medline Documents, Statistical Similarity Search"
    (H. Shatkay, USA) 
 - "Efficient Similarity Search in Digital Libraries"
    (H. Kriegel, Germany)
3:30 - 4:00 pm C  O  F  F  E  E       B  R  E  A  K
4:00 - 5:30 pm  SECTION 8: Panel II 

 "Digital Libraries for Science Education"
   Panelists: from DLESE, GLOBE, NEEDS, ESIP Federation
                   (speaker names to be announced)

5:30 - 7:00 pm
D  I  N  N  E  R       B  R  E  A  K  (on your own)
7:00 - 9:00 pm
 SECTION 9: Open Workshops

  - "Online Learning Environments: How Should Mr. Saylor spend his 

    - Other topics to be included

Wednesday, May 24, 2000
9:00-10:30  SECTION 10: Semantic and Systems Interoperability II
 - "Blue View: Virtual Document Servers for Digital Libraries"
    (A. Heuer,Germany) 
 - "Cache-based Query Processing for a Keyword-based Boolean Query Model in Mediator 
    Systems" (J. Cheong, Korea) 
 - "A view System for CORBA-Wrapped Data Sources"
    (A. Spiridou, UK)
10:30-11:00 C  O  F  F  E  E       B  R  E  A  K
11:00-12:00  SECTION 11: Invited Talk
 "Title to be announced"
   Speaker: Tom Baker (GMD - St. Augustin, Germany)

 Closing (Conference evaluation and final announcements)