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9th RIAO Conference
Adaptivity, Personalization and Fusion
of Heterogeneous Information

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RIAO 1988 Program's

GENERAL SESSION (Room 10-250)
MONDAY, MARCH 21, 1988


9:00 - 9:15 WELCOMING STATEMENT Pierre Aigrain President of CID and Conference Chair of RIAO 88
9:15 - 9:30 AIMS AND GOALS for RIAO 88 Donald Walker US Co-Chair, RIAO 88 Program Committee
9:30 - 9:50 INVITED SPEAKER Goery Delacotte Directeur de llnformation Scientifique et Technique au CNRS
9:50 - 10:30 INVITED SPEAKER Karen Sparck Jones Cambridge University (United Kingdom)


SESSION 1 : HYPERMEDIA (Room 10-250)
Chair : Edward A. Fox

10:30 - 10:50 Hypermedia Design. Brian R. Gaines, Joan N. Vickers University of Calgary (Canada)
10:50 - 11:10 CLORIS : A Prototype Video-Based Intelligent Computer-Assisted Instruction System. Alan P. Parkes University of Lancaster (United Kingdom)
11:10 - 11:30 A Multimedia Information Base for the Information and Career Guidance of Secondary School Pupils : The Aqueduct System. Jean-Paul Anton, Francoise Dagorret, Francoise Larrieux Universite Paul Sabatier (France)
11:30 - 11:50 Multimedia Information Management and Optical Disk Technologies as a Basis for Advanced Information Retrieval. Ray Cordes, R. Buck-Emden, H. Langendorfer Technische Universitat Braunschweig (Federal Republic of Germany)


SESSION 2 : HYPERTEXT (Room 10-250)
Chair : Roland Hjerppe

1:30 - 1:50 Effective Browsing in Hypertext Systems. Carolyn L. Foss Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (France)
1:50 - 2:10 Introducing Hypertext in Primary Health Care : Supporting the Doctor-Patient Relationship. Toomas Timpka, Roland Hjerppe, John Zimmer, Marie Ekstrom University of Linkoping (Sweden)
2:10 - 2:30 A New Multimedia Electronic Book and its Functional Capabilities. Yoshinori Hara, Asao Kaneko NEC Corporation (Japan)
2:30 - 2:50 Documentation Management for Large Systems of Equipment. Peter L. Van Sickel, Kenneth F. Sierzega, Catherine A. Herring, Jonathan J. Frund ALCOA Technical Center (United States}


SESSION 3 : IR INTERROGATION IMPROVEMENTS (Room 4-270)
Chair : Chris topi; Schwarz

1:30- 1:50 National Language-Specific Evaluation Sites for Retrieval Systems and Interfaces. Paul B. Kantor OCLC Inc. (United States) 1:50 - 2:10 A Technique to Improve the Precision of Full-Text Database Search. Gregory S. Hoppenstand, David K. Hsiao Naval Postgraduate School (United States)
2:10 - 2:30 Intelligent Search of Full-Text Databases. Susan Gauch, John B. Smith University of North Carolina (United States)
2:30 - 2:50 Towards a Friendly Adaptable Information Retrieval System. Shih-Chio Chang, Anita Chow GTE Laboratories Inc. (United States)
2:50 - 3:10 Structure of Information in Full-Text Abstracts. Elizabeth D. Liddy Syracuse University (United States)
3:10 - 4:00 DEMONSTRATIONS


SESSION 4 : OPTICAL STORAGE (Room 10-250)
Chair : Xavier Dalloz

4:00 - 4:20 Inverted Signature Trees : An Efficient Text Searching Technique for Use with CD-ROMs. Alan L. Tharp, Lorraine K. D. Cooper North Carolina State University (United States)
4:20 - 4:40 Integration of Write Once Optical Disk with Multimedia DBMS. B. C. Ooi, A. D. Narasimhalu, I. F. Chang National University of Singapore (Singapore)
4:40 - 5:00 FLAME - An Efficient Access Method for Optical Disks. Uri Shani, Michael Rodeh, Alan J. Wecker, Ike Sagie IBM Israel Scientific Center (Israel)
5:00 - 5:20 An Object-Oriented Approach to Interactive Access to Multimedia Databases on CD-ROM. Daniel A. Menasce, Roberto lerusalimschy Pontifica Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro IBraz'"


SESSION 5 : NOVELTIES (Room 4-270)
Chair : Patrick Mordini

4:00 - 4:20 Transmedia Machine and its Keyword Search over Image Texts. Y. Tanaka, H. Torii Hokkaido University (Japan)
4:20 - 4:40 STARGUIDE : A Generator for Tutorials. Gerard Claes, 0. Ounis, Z. Razoarivelo, P. Salembier, M.S. Sridharan BULL MTS (France)
4:40 - 5:00 Voice Recognition in Database Building : A Model Workstation. R. David Nelson Chemical Abstracts Service (United States)
5:00 - 5:20 French Yellow Pages, Accessing Headings Via Nomenclature in Natural Language. Bernard Norrnier ERLI (France)
5:20 - 6:30 DEMONSTRATIONS


GENERAL SESSION
TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 1E
SESSION 6 : NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING Part 1 (Room 10-250)

Chair : Donald Walker

8:30 - 8:50 Using English for Indexing and Retrieving. Boris Katz Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
8:50 - 9:10 Inflections and Compounds : Linguistic Problems for Automatic Indexing. Harri Jappinen, J. Niemisto SITRA Foundation (Finland)
9:10 - 9:30 About Reformulation in Full-Text IRS Fathi Debili, Pierre Radasoa, Christian Fluhr, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France)
9:30 - 9:50 The TINA Project : Text Content Analysis at the Central Research Laboratories at SIEMENS. Christoph Schwarz Siemens (Federal Republic of Germany)
9:50 - 10:10 TEX-NAT : A Tool for Indexing and Information Retrieval. J. M. Lancel, N. Simonin Cap Sogsti Innovation (France)
10:10 - 11:10 DEMONSTRATIONS


SESSION 7 : NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING Part 2 (Room 10-250)

11:10 - 11:30 Who Knows : A System Based on Automatic Representation of Semantic Structure. Lynn A. Streeter, Karen E. Lochbaum Bell Communications Research (United States)
11:30 - 11:50 Information Aids for Technological Decision-Making : New Data Processing and Interrogation Technique for Full-Text Patent Databases. William A. Turner Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France)
11:50 - 12:10 AMI : An Intelligent Message Routing System. C. Vansteelandt CIMSA-SINTRA (France)
12:10 - 12:30 Conceptual Information Extraction and Retrieval from Natural Language Input. Lisa F. Rau GE Company (United States)
12:30 - 2:00 LUNCH


PARALLEL SESSIONS
SESSION 8 : USER INTERFACES Part 1 (Room 10-250)

Chair : Agnes Beriot

2:00 - 2:20 Self-Structured Data Banks Semantic Integrity and Query Assistance interface. Patrick Mordini, Mostafa Jarmouni Idrissi, Anne-Marie Guimier-Sorbets Ecole Nationals Superieure des Mines de Paris (France)
2:20 - 2:40 The Electronic Directory Service. Jean-Claude Marcovici Direction Generals des Telecommunications (France)
2:40 - 3:00 A Desktop Tool for Computer-Assisted Research in the Humanities. Christophe Schnell Saint Gall Graduate School of Econ, Law, Business and Pub. Admin. (Switzerland)


SESSION 9 : NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING (Room 4-270)
Chair : Ezra Black

2:00 - 2:20 CONTEXT : Natural Language Full-Text Retrieval System. Zeev Menkes Contahal Ltd. (Israel)
2:20 - 2:40 Natural Language Data Bases on Small Computers. Hans Paymans Katholic Universiteit Brabant (Netherlands)
2:40 - 3:00 An Application of Artificial Intelligence Techniques to Automated Key-Wording. James R. Driscoll University of Central Florida (United States)
3:00 - 4:00 DEMONSTRATIONS


SESSION 10 : USER INTERFACES Part 2 (Room 10-250)
Chair : Anne-Marie Guimier-Sorbets

4:00 - 4:20 User Interfaces to Scientific Databases. Mary G. Reph, Blanche W. Meeson, Lola M. Olsen Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)
4:20 - 4:40 Image and Text Information Retrieval Systems in the Registro de la Propiedad Industrial. (Spain). Luis Roberto Martinez Diez Registro de la Propiedad Industrial (Spain)
4:40 - 5:00 Hypermedia-Based Documentation System for the Office Environment. Fumiyasu Hirano NEC Corporation (Japan)
5:00 - 5:20 MenUSEfor Medicine : End-User Browsing and Searching of MEDLiNE via The MeSH Thesaurus. Arthur S. Pollitt National Library of Medicine (United States)
5:20 - 5:40 Conceptual Methods for Text Retrieval. Jon Bing University of Oslo (Norway)


SESSION 11 : AUTOMATIC THESAURUS CONSTRUCTION (Room 4-270)
Chair : Christian Ruhr

4:00 - 4:20 Automatic Thesaurus Construction by Machine Learning from Retrieval Sessions. Ulrich Guntzer, G. Juttner, G. Seegrnuller, F. Sarre Technical University of Munich (Federal Republic of Germany)
4:20 - 4:40 Automatic Construction of a Phrasal Thesaurus for an Information Retrieval System from a Machine Readable Dictionary. Martha Evens, T. Ahlswede, J. Anderson, J. Neises, S. Pin-Ngern, J. Markowitz Illinois Institute of Technology (United States)
4:40 - 5:00 Looking for Needles in a Haystack or Locating Interesting Collocational Expressions in Large Textual Databases. Yaacov Choueka Bar-Nan Univ. (Israel)
5:00 - 5:20 Browsing and Authoring Tools for a Unified Medical Language System. Henryk Jan Komorowski, Robert A. Greenes, Charles Barr, Edward Pattison-Gordon Harvard Medical School (United States)
5:20 - 5:40 The Informatics Calculus : A Graphical Functional Query Language for Information Resources-Gary Epstein West Chester University (United States)
5:40 - 6:30 DEMONSTRATIONS


GENERAL SESSION
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 1988
SESSION 12 : IR AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (Room 10-250)

Chair : Yaacov Choueka

8:30 - 8:50 Factors Affecting Interface Design for Full-Text Retrieval. Martha J. Gordon, Martin Dillon OCLC, Inc. (United States)
8:50 - 9:10 Semantics of User Interface for Image Retrieval : Possibility Theory and Learning Techniques Applied on Two Prototypes. Gilles Halin, N. Mouaddib, 0. Foucaut, M, Crehange Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France)
9:10 - 9:30 A Logic Programming Approach to Full-Text Database Manipulation. R. Marshall Loyola College (United States)
9:30 - 9:50 Implementing a Distributed Expert-Based Information Retrieval System. Edward'A. Fox, Marybeth T. Weaver, Qi-Fan Chen, Robert K. France Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (United States)
9:50 - 10:50 DEMONSTRATIONS


SESSION 13 : DATABASES FOR GRAPHICS & ANIMATION
Chair : Ching-Chih Chen

10:50 - 11:10 A Picture Display Language for a Multimedia Database Environment. Gregory Y. Tang National Taiwan University (Taiwan, Republic of China)
11:10 - 11:30 From Concepts to Film Sequences. Gilles R. Bloch Yale University (United States)
11:30 - 11:50 RAVI : Representation for Audiovisual Interactive Applications. Joseph Fromont, Francis Kretz, Pierre Louazel, Maryse Quere, Christine Schwartz Centre Commun d'Etudes de Telediffusion et Telecommunications (France)
11:50 - 1:30 LUNCH


SESSION 14 : AUTOMATIC TRANSLATION (Room 10-250)
Chair : Greg Grefenstette

1:30 - 1:50 Universal Multilingual Information Interchange Systems. Suban Krishnamoorthy, Ching Y. Suen Framingham State College (United States)
1:50 - 2:10 A Statistical Approach to French/English Translation. P. Brown, J. Cocke, S. and V. Delia Pietra, F. Jelinek, R. Mercer, P. Roossin IBM Research Division (United States)
2:10 - 2:30 METEO : An Operational Translation System. John Chandioux Consultants Inc. (Canada)
2:30 - 3:30 DEMONSTRATIONS


SESSION 15 : KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS (Room 10-250)
Chair : Jean-Claude Bassano

3:30 - 3:50 IRX : An Information Retrieval System for Experimentation and User Applications. Donna Harman, Dennis Benson, Larry Fitzpatrick, Rand Huntzinger, Charles Goldstein National Library of Medicine (United States)
3:50 - 4:10 GENNY : A Knowledge Based Text Generation System. Mark T. Maybury Cambridge University (United Kingdom)
4:10- 4:30 DOD Gateway Information System (DGIS)Common Command Language ; The Decision for Artificial Intelligence. Allan D. Kuhn Defense Technical Information Center (United States)
4:30 - 4:50 Interactive Knowledge-Based Indexing : The MedlndEx System. Susanne M. Humphrey National Library of Medicine (United States)
4:50 - 5:10 Conceptual Information Retrieval from Full-Text. Richard M. Tong, Lee A. Appelbaum Advanced Decision Systems (United States)


THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 1988
SESSION 16 : DATABASE CONSTRUCTION (Room 10-250)

Chair : Ernesto Garcia Camarero

8:30 - 8:50 Automatic Recognition of Sentence Dependency Structures. Timothy Craven The University of Western Ontario (Canada)
8:50 - 9:10 Parsing Textual Structures from a Typewritten Author's Work. Said Tazi Universite des Sciences Sociales de Toulouse (France)
9:10 - 9:30 Document Description and Analysis by Cuts. Andreas Dengel, Gerhard Barth University of Stuttgart (Federal Republic of Germany)
9:30 - 9:50 Information Retrieval System Manipulation and a Posteriori Structuring. Florence Sedes Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France)
9:50 - 10:50 DEMONSTRATIONS


SESSION 17 : DOCUMENT AND IMAGE ANALYSIS (Room 10-250)
Chair : Jean Rohmer

10:50 - 11:10 Adding Analysis Tools to Image Data Bases : Facilitating Research in Geography and Art History. Howard Besser University of California Berkeley (United States)
11:10 - 11:30 Query Processing for Information Extraction from Image of Paper-Based Maps. Mukesh Amlani, Rangachar Kasturi Pennsylvania State University (United States)
11:30 - 11:50 A Segmentation Method of Color Document Images for Multimedia Content Retrieval Systems. Yoshihiro Shima, T. Murakami, J. Higashino, Y. Nakano, H. Fujisawa Hitachi Ltd. (Japan)
11:50 - 1:30 LUNCH


SESSION 18 : HARDWARE ARCHITECTURE FOR IR
Chair : Pierre Assancheyev

1:30 - 1:50 The Utah Retrieval System Architecture : A Distributed Information Retrieval System Using Workstations, Windows and Specialized Backend Processors. Lee A. Hollaar University of Utah (United States)
1:50 - 2:10 Adaptive Information Retrieval Using a Fine-Grainsd Parallel Computer. Robert N. Oddy, B. Balakrishnan Syracuse University (United States)
2:10 - 2:30 Browsing Image Databases Via Data Analysis and Neural Networks. Alain Lelu Direction Generale des Telecommunications (France)
2:30 - 2:50 Multilingual Information Retrieval Mechanism Using VLSI. Requirements and Approaches for Information Retrieval Systems in the Computer-Aided Software Engineering and Document Processing Environment. Hiroaki Kitano NEC Corporation (Japan)
2:50 - 3:10 An Intelligent Backend System for Text Processing Applications. Hans Die, H. Schukat IBM Laboratory Boeblingen (Federal Republic of Germany)
3:10 - 3:30 Integrated Image Management on a Local Area Network. M. Fantini, F. Prampolini, A. Turtur IBM Italy (Italy)
3:30 - 3:50 A Fast Machine for Prototyping String Correction Algorithms. Patrice Prison, Dominique Lavenier Institut de Recherche en Informatique et Systemes Aleatoires (France)
3:50 - 4:00 BREAK 4:00 CONCLUSIONS


FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 1988 10:00 -12:00 Visit to the MIT Media Laboratory.


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