Conceptual Modeling

37th International Conference, ER 2018, Xi'an, China, October 22–25, 2018, Proceedings

  • Juan C. Trujillo
  • Karen C. Davis
  • Xiaoyong Du
  • Zhanhuai Li
  • Tok Wang Ling
  • Guoliang Li
  • Mong Li Lee
Conference proceedings ER 2018

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11157)

Also part of the Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI book sub series (LNISA, volume 11157)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIX
  2. Keynotes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ernesto Damiani, Fulvio Frati
      Pages 3-9
    3. Anqun Pan, Xiaoyu Wang, Haixiang Li
      Pages 12-24
  3. Conceptual Modeling Studies I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Lois M. L. Delcambre, Stephen W. Liddle, Oscar Pastor, Veda C. Storey
      Pages 27-42
    3. Arava Tsoury, Pnina Soffer, Iris Reinhartz-Berger
      Pages 58-71
  4. Conceptual Modeling Studies II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Yurui Wang, Shanlei Mu, Feiran Huang, Wei Lu, Yueguo Chen
      Pages 75-90
    3. Peter McBrien, Alexandra Poulovassilis
      Pages 91-99
    4. Scott N. Woodfield, Spencer Seeger, Samuel Litster, Stephen W. Liddle, Brenden Grace, David W. Embley
      Pages 100-108
    5. Salvador Martínez, Alexis Fouche, Sébastien Gérard, Jordi Cabot
      Pages 109-117
  5. Ontological Modeling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Tiago Prince Sales, Fernanda Baião, Giancarlo Guizzardi, João Paulo A. Almeida, Nicola Guarino, John Mylopoulos
      Pages 121-135
    3. Giancarlo Guizzardi, Claudenir M. Fonseca, Alessander Botti Benevides, João Paulo A. Almeida, Daniele Porello, Tiago Prince Sales
      Pages 136-150
    4. Nicola Guarino, Tiago Prince Sales, Giancarlo Guizzardi
      Pages 151-165
  6. Semi-structured Data Modeling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. Cristine Griffo, João Paulo A. Almeida, Giancarlo Guizzardi
      Pages 169-183
    3. Xiaofan Wang, Haiming Chen
      Pages 184-199
    4. Paola Gómez, Claudia Roncancio, Rubby Casallas
      Pages 200-216
  7. Process Modeling and Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 217-217
    2. Massimiliano de Leoni, Paolo Felli, Marco Montali
      Pages 219-235
    3. Carlo Combi, Barbara Oliboni, Mathias Weske, Francesca Zerbato
      Pages 236-250
    4. P. M. Dixit, H. M. W. Verbeek, J. C. A. M. Buijs, W. M. P. van der Aalst
      Pages 251-265
  8. Spatio-Temporal Modeling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267
    2. Munkh-Erdene Yadamjav, Farhana M. Choudhury, Zhifeng Bao, Hanan Samet
      Pages 269-285
    3. Amir Sakka, Sandro Bimonte, Lucile Sautot, Guy Camilleri, Pascale Zaraté, Aurelien Besnard
      Pages 286-300
    4. Dietrich Steinmetz, Daniel Dyballa, Hui Ma, Sven Hartmann
      Pages 301-315
  9. Cloud-Based Modeling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 317-317
    2. Chun Ouyang, Michael Adams, Arthur H. M. ter Hofstede, Yang Yu
      Pages 334-348
    3. Bruno Borlini Duarte, Ricardo A. Falbo, Giancarlo Guizzardi, Renata S. S. Guizzardi, Vítor E. S. Souza
      Pages 349-362
  10. Schema and View Modeling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 363-363
    2. Abel Gómez, Jordi Cabot, Manuel Wimmer
      Pages 365-381
    3. Qiao Gao, Mong Li Lee, Gillian Dobbie, Zhong Zeng
      Pages 382-396
    4. Rihan Hai, Christoph Quix, David Kensche
      Pages 397-405
  11. Languages and Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 407-407
    2. Claudenir M. Fonseca, João Paulo A. Almeida, Giancarlo Guizzardi, Victorio A. Carvalho
      Pages 409-423
    3. Mafalda Santos, Catarina Gralha, Miguel Goulão, João Araújo
      Pages 424-439
    4. Jolita Ralyté, Xavier Franch
      Pages 440-448
    5. Hoang Nguyen, Marlon Dumas, Marcello La Rosa, Arthur H. M. ter Hofstede
      Pages 449-459
  12. NoSQL Modeling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 461-461
    2. Moditha Hewasinghage, Jovan Varga, Alberto Abelló, Esteban Zimányi
      Pages 463-478
    3. Michael J. Mior, Kenneth Salem
      Pages 479-487
    4. Moditha Hewasinghage, Nacéra Bennacer Seghouani, Francesca Bugiotti
      Pages 488-496
    5. Carlos Blanco, Diego García-Saiz, Jesús Peral, Alejandro Maté, Alejandro Oliver, Eduardo Fernández-Medina
      Pages 497-504
  13. Conceptual Modeling for Machine Learning and Reasoning I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 505-505
    2. Zongze Jin, Yun Zhang, Weimin Mu, Weiping Wang, Hai Jin
      Pages 507-520

Other volumes

  1. Conceptual Modeling
    37th International Conference, ER 2018, Xi'an, China, October 22–25, 2018, Proceedings
  2. ER 2018 Workshops Emp-ER, MoBiD, MREBA, QMMQ, SCME, Xi’an, China, October 22-25, 2018, Proceedings

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, ER 2018, held in XI'an, China, in October 2018.

The 30 full and 13 short papers presented together with 3 keynotes were carefully reviewed and selected from 151 submissions.

This events covers a wide range of following topics: Conceptual modeling studies,  ontological modeling, semi-structured data modeling, process modeling and management, spatio-temporal modeling, cloud-based modeling, schema and view modeling,languages and models, NoSQL modeling, conceptual modeling for machine learning and reasoning, applications of conceptual modeling.


artificial intelligence BPM Business Process Management cloud computing computer systems data mining databases graph theory information retrieval internet ontologies petri nets semantics software engineering web services world wide web

Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.LucentiaUniversity of AlicanteAlicanteSpain
  2. 2.Miami UniversityOxfordUSA
  3. 3.Renmin University of ChinaBeijingChina
  4. 4.Northwestern Polytechnical UniversityXianChina
  5. 5.Department of Computer ScienceNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore
  6. 6.Department of Computer Science and TechnologyTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  7. 7.National University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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