Lecture Notes In Computer Science (LNCS)

Department of Informatics, Modeling, Electronics and System Engineering, University of Calabria

Institute of High Performance Computing and Networking, Italian National Research Council


3rd International Conference on Model & Data Engineering (MEDI 2013)

September 25-27, 2013

Amantea, Calabria, Italy




Tuesday 24, September

18:30 – 19:30 Registration

19:30 – 20:30 Cocktail Party (Location: Terrace of “Mediterraneo” Palace Hotel)


Wednesday 25, September

8:00 – 8:30 Registration

8:30 – 9:00 Opening Session

9:00 – 10:00 Invited Talk 1: Gottfried Vossen, “Model Engineering as a Social Activity: The Case of Business Processes

Chair: Domenico Saccà

10:00 – 11:30 Session 1: Database Modeling

Chair: C. Maria Keet

Hendrik Decker, “A Measured Evolution of Database Integrity

Paolo Fosci, Giuseppe Psaila and Marcello Di Stefano, “Hints from the Crowd: a Novel NoSQL Database

Bartosz Zielinski, Pawel Maslanka and Scibor Sobieski, “Allegories for Database Modeling

11:30 – 12:00 Coffe Break

12:00 – 13:00 Session 2: Ontology Engineering

Chair: Karen C. Davis

Robert Pergl, Tiago Sales and Zdenek Rybola, “Towards OntoUML for Software Engineering: from Domain Ontology to Implementation Model

Zubeida Khan and C. Maria Keet, “The foundational ontology library ROMULUS

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16:00 Session 3: Document Engineering

Chair: Giuseppe Psaila

J. Andres Diaz-Pace, Matias Nicoletti and Silvia Schiaffino, “A Stakeholder-centric Optimization Strategy for Architectural Documentation

Abdelghani Ghomari, Naceur Belheziel, Fatma Zohra Mekahlia and Chabane Djeraba, "Towards a Formal Approach for Verifying Temporal Coherence in a SMIL Document Presentation

Prudhvi Janga and Karen Davis, “Schema Extraction and Integration of Heterogeneous XML Document Collections

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00 Industrial Panel: The Role of the Innovation Poles in National and International Innovation Networks

Chair: Luciano Mallamaci

Round table with delegates from Calabria Region, Innovation Poles, CalabriaInnova and business.

18:30 – 22:00 Welcome Party (Location: “Mediterraneo” Palace Hotel)


Thursday 26, September

9:00 – 10:00 Invited Talk 2: Dimitris Gunopulos, “Analyzing Massive Streaming Heterogeneous Data: Towards a New Computing Model for Computational Sustainability

Chair: Sergio Greco

10:00 – 11:30 Session 4: Social Networks

Chair: J. Andres Diaz-Pace

Elena Baralis, Tania Cerquitelli, Silvia Chiusano, Luigi Grimaudo and Xin Xiao, “Analysis of Twitter Data Using a Multiple-Level Clustering Strategy

Billel Hamadache, Hassina Seridi and Nadir Farah, “Toward Characterizing a More Significant Identity of Core Structure Within Dynamic Social Network

Roberto De Virgilio and Antonio Maccioni, “Generation of Reliable Randomness via Social Phenomena

11:30 – 12:00 Coffe Break

12:00 – 13:00 Session 5: Model Engineering

Chair: Hendrik Decker

Kobamelo Moremedi and Andre van der Poll, “Transforming Formal Specification ConstructsiInto Diagrammatic Notations

C. Maria Keet and Pablo Fillottrani, “Structural Entities of an Ontology-Driven Unifying Metamodel for UML, EER, and ORM2

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16:00 Session 6: Flexible Process and Model Engineering

Chair: Orlando Belo

Laura Genga, Claudia Diamantini and Domenico Potena, “A Preliminary Survey on Innovation Process Management Systems

Faiez Zalila, Xavier Crégut and Marc Pantel, “A Transformation-Driven Approach to Automate Feedback Verification Results

Youness Bazhar, Yassine Ouhammou, Yamine Aït-Ameur, Emmanuel Grolleau and Stéphane Jean, “Persistent Meta-Modeling Systems as Heterogeneous Model Repositories

    16:00 – 21:00 Excursion to Pizzo and Tropea

21:00 – 00:00 Social Dinner (Tropea)


Friday 27, September

09:00 – 11:00 Session 7: Data Warehouse and Stream Modeling and Optimization

Chair: Ladjel Bellatreche

Bruno Oliveira, Orlando Belo and Vasco Santos, “Pattern-Based ETL Conceptual Modelling

Alfredo Cuzzocrea, Rim Moussa and Guandong Xu, “OLAP*: Effectively and Efficiently Supporting Parallel OLAP over Big Data

Houda Hentech, Mohammed Salah Gouider and Amine Farhat, “Clustering Heterogeneous Data Streams with Uncertainty over Sliding Window

11:00 – 11:30 Coffe Break

11:30 – 13:00 Session 8: Applications and Performance

Chair: Rim Moussa

Andrea Nucita, Giuseppe M Bernava, Pietro Giglio, Marco Peroni, Michelangelo Bartolo, Stefano Orlando, Maria Cristina Marazzi and Leonardo Palombi, “A Markov Chain Based Model to Predict HIV/AIDS Epidemiological Trends

Roberto De Virgilio, “Centrality Indices for Web Search Engine Results Understanding

Longendri Aguilera and Mónica Llorente, “Modeling and Simulation of Hadoop Distributed File System in a Cluster of Workstations

13:00 – 13:30 Closing Session

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch