IQ 2000 Conference Program
5:00 - 7:00 Registration and Reception at MIT Faculty Club E52 (6th Floor)
  Informal Discussions
8:00 - 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast E51-345
9:00 - 9:30 Chairsĺ Welcome and Opening Remarks E51-345
  Yang W. Lee, Conference Co-Chair, Northeastern University
Stuart E. Madnick, Conference Co-Chair, MIT Sloan School of Management
Barbara D. Klein, Program Co-Chair, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Donald F. Rossin, Program Co-Chair, University of Michigan-Dearborn
9:30 - 10:20 Keynote Speech E51-345
Keynote speaker: Eric Lieberman, President, Firstlogic
10:20 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:15 Parallel Paper Session 1A: Developing Information Product Maps
Session Chair: James Funk, S. C. Johnson and Univ. of Wisconsin-Parkside
  IP-MAP: Representing the Manufacture of an Information Product (Research Paper)
G. Shankaranarayanan, Boston University
Richard Y. Wang, Boston University
Mostapha Ziad, Suffolk University
  Developing a Data Production Map to Identify Data Quality Problems (Practice-Oriented Paper)
Bruce Davidson, Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Alein Chun, Cedars Sinai Medical Center
  Developing Data Product Maps for Total Data Quality Management:
The Case of Georgia Vital Records
(Practice-Oriented Paper)
Frank H. Millard, Georgia Public Health Division
Mike Lavoie, Georgia State Registrar
10:45 - 12:15 Parallel Paper Session 1B: Case Studies on Information Quality
Session Chair: Diane Strong, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  How to Get an Information Quality Program Started: The Ingenix Approach (Practice-Oriented Paper)
Beverly K. Kahn, Suffolk University
Ra´ssa Katz-Haas, Ingenix
Diane M. Strong, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  The Drive to High IQ in British Telecommunications plc (BT):
Deploying Information Quality Tools in a Federated Business

(Practice-Oriented Paper)
Nigel H. Turner, British Telecommunications plc
John C. Hodges, British Telecommunications plc
  Improving Information Quality in Loan Approval Processes for Fair Lending and Fair Pricing
(Research Paper)
M. Cary Collins, University of Tennessee
Frank M. Guess, University of Tennessee
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 Parallel Paper Session 2A:Record Matching and Data Source Selection
Session Chair: Giri Kumar Tayi, SUNY Albany
  On the Accuracy and Completeness of the Record Matching Process (Research Paper)
V.S. Verykios, Drexel University
M.G. Elfeky & A.K. Elmagarmid, Purdue University
M. Cochinwala & S. Dalal, Telcordia Technologies
  Assigning a Quality Measurement to Matching Records from Heterogeneous Legacy Databases: A Practical Experience(Practice-Oriented Paper)
L. Robert Pokorny, XSB, Inc.
  Fuzzy Algorithm for Selection of Reliable Information from a Collection of Different Data Sources (Research Paper)
Jing Yu, University of Arkansas
David Wessels, University of Arkansas
Yong-qing Li, East Carolina University
1:30 - 3:00 Parallel Paper Session 2B:Measurement of Information Quality
Session Chair: Leo Pipino, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  Conceptualizing Information Quality: A Review of Information
Quality Frameworks from the Last Ten Years
(Research in Progress)
Martin J. Eppler, Media and Communications Management Institute, Switzerland
D÷rte Wittig, Media and Communications Management Institute, Switzerland
  The Assessment of Website Quality (Research in Progress)
David Kopcso, Babson College
Leo Pipino, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
William Rybolt, Babson College
  An Approach for Data Quality Measurement in Data Warehousing (Research in Progress)
Markus Helfert, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Renate Radon, Epicur GmbH, Germany
  A Conceptual Framework for Developing Quality Measures for Information Systems
(Research in Progress)
A. Dedeke, Lee University
3:00 - 3:30 Coffee Break
3:30 - 5:00 Parallel Paper Session 3A: Assessing Information Quality
Session Chair: Burton Cutting, Merrill Lynch
  Using Time Series to Assess Data Quality in Telecommunications Data Warehouses (Practice-Oriented Paper)
Renato Busatto, Mobilix Telecommunications, Denmark
  Quality Evaluation of Electronic Communication Fora with evalYOUate (Research Paper)
Marc Rittberger, University of Konstanz
  Assessment Methods for Information Quality Criteria (Research Paper)
Felix Naumann, Humboldt-Universitńt zu Berlin, Germany
Claudia Rolker, Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI), Germany
3:30 - 5:00 Parallel Paper Session 3B: Information Quality and Decision Support
Session Chair: Shobha Chengalur-Smith, State University of New York at Albany
  Measuring Information Continuity in Evolving Decision Support Systems (Research Paper)
Adjo Amekudzi, Georgia Institute of Technology
Olayele Adelakun, DePaul University
  The Quality of Temporal Information (Research Paper)
Yatin Karpe, North Carolina State University
Neil Cahill, Institute of Textile Technology
George Hodge, North Carolina State University
William Oxenham, North Carolina State University
8:00 - 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast E51-345
9:00 - 10:30 Parallel Paper Session 4A: Improving Information Quality
Session Chair: Tamraparni Dasu, AT&T Labs - Research
  Hunting Down Glitches in Massive Time Series Data (Research Paper)
Tamraparni Dasu, AT&T Labs - Research
Theodore Johnson, AT&T Labs - Research
Eleftherios Koutsofios, AT&T Labs - Research
  Data Cleansing: Beyond Integrity Analysis (Research Paper)
Jonathan I. Maletic, The University of Memphis
Andrian Marcus, The University of Memphis
  Data Certification (Research in Progress)
Ion Ivan, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest
Paul Pocatilu, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest
Teodor Mihai, Storm Technology Ltd, Galway, Ireland
Costel Stanca , Constantza Maritime University
  The Interactions Between Improving Access to Data and Improving Processes: A Case in State Government
Bruce Kissinger, Orion Internet Systems Group
S. Thomas Foster, Jr., Penn State University
9:00 - 10:30 Parallel Paper Session 4B: Information Quality Management
Session Chair: Elizabeth Pierce, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  The Quality of Online Registration Information (Research Paper)
Andreas Neus, IBM, Germany
  A Sociological Framework for Information Quality in Virtual Knowledge Communities (Research Paper)
Daniel Diemers, Research Institute for Sociology, Switzerland
  Has Quality Management Any Effect on Quality? - Analysis of Quality Management by a Non-linear Model (Research Paper)
Joachim H. Kreutzberg, University of Zurich, Switzerland
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Parallel Paper Session 5A: Data Warehousing and Data Mining
Session Chair: G. Shankaranarayanan (Shankar), Boston University
  The Enterprise Data Warehouse - From Data to Decision Making(Research Paper)
Richard McCarthy, Central Connecticut State University
  Ensuring Data Quality for Data Mining - A Case Study(Practice-Oriented Paper)
Varun Madhok, IBM Canada Ltd.
  Generalizing Association Rules to Ordinal Rules (Research Paper)
Sylvie Guillaume, Ecole Polytechnique de l'universitÚ de Nantes
Ali Khenchaf, Ecole Polytechnique de l'universitÚ de Nantes
10:45 - 12:15 Parallel Paper Session 5B:Electronic Commerce and Networking
Session Chair: Ra´ssa Katz-Haas, Ingenix
  Quality and Process Standards for Electronic Commerce (Research Paper)
Joseph Sarkis, Clark University
R.P. Sundarraj, Clark University
  Information Quality, the Information Infrastructure, and Emergent E-Commerce in Russia 2000 (Research Paper)
Elia Chepaitis, Fairfield University
  Managing Networks Containing Dumb Devices with Intelligent Agents (Research Paper)
David Kenneth Barnes, Nova Southeastern University
  A Soft System Perspective on Information Quality (IQ) in Electronic Commerce
Mohamed G. Aboelmaged, Lancaster University Management School
12:30 End of IQ-2000 Conference