Proceedings of the ER'97 Workshop on
Behavioral Models and Design Transformations: Issues and Opportunities in Conceptual Modeling

6 - 7 November 1997, UCLA, Los Angeles, California

Stephen W. Liddle, Editor and Workshop Chair
Stephen W. Clyde and Scott N. Woodfield, Organizers

Workshop Summary
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A Framework for Assessing Database Quality (J. Hoxmeier)
On Behavioral Model Quality and Transformation (M. Gogolla)
On the Quality of Conceptual Models (W.B. Teeuw and H. van den Berg)

Integration of Behavior Models (H. Frank and J. Eder)
A Comparison of Workflow Metamodels (Y. Lei and M. Singh)
The Impedance Mismatch Between Conceptual Models and Implementation Environments (S. Woodfield)
Design Issues in Modeling Object Behavior for Distributed Systems (S. Clyde)

Expressiveness within Enhanced Models: An Infological Perspective (B. Lundell and B. Lings)
Modeling Temporal Behavior at the Conceptual Level (C. Njovu and T.W. Lawson)
Conceptual Modeling of Events as Information Objects and Change Agents (L. Bækgaard)

Dynamic Dialog Management (W. Clauss, J. Lewerenz, and B. Thalheim)
Behavioral Design through Seamless Modeling (S. Liddle)

Session Schedule

Thursday13:30 - 15:30Behavioral Model Quality
    Welcome, Hoxmeier, Gogolla, Thalheim
Thursday15:30 - 16:00Break
Thursday16:00 - 17:30Behavioral Design I
     van den Berg, Clyde, Frank, Singh
Friday08:00 - 10:00Expressiveness and Techniques
    Lundell, Njovu
Friday10:00 - 10:30Break
Friday10:30 - 12:00Behavioral Design II
     Bækgaard, Woodfield, Liddle


Lars BækgaardAarhus School of Business, Denmark
Alcides CalsavaraPontificia Universidade Catolica Do Parana, Brazil
Stephen ClydeUtah State University, USA
Cesar Ferreira de MatosIRS/Finance Ministry, Brazil
Heinz FrankUniversitšt Klagenfurt, Austria
Martin GogollaUniversity of Bremen, Germany
John HoxmeierColorado State University, USA
Nick KnowlesOTI, UK
Steve LiddleBrigham Young University, USA
Björn LundellUniversity of Skövde, Sweden
Chiyaba NjovuUniversity of Wales, UK
Katia Regina de SouzaIRS/Finance Ministry, Brazil
Carlos SilbermanSERPRO, Brazil
Munindar SinghNorth Carolina State University, USA
Markus StumptnerTechnische Universität Wien, Austria
Bernhard ThalheimBrandenburg Technical University of Cottbus, Germany
Harmen van den BergTelematics Research Centre, the Netherlands
Scott WoodfieldBrigham Young University, USA
(Not all participants were able to stay for both days.)

Last updated 12 Nov 1997
Stephen W. Liddle

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