By Mikio Aoyama (auth.), Colette Rolland, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Motoshi Saeki (eds.)
Since the early 1980's, the IFIP WG8.1 meetings have supplied a discussion board for the presentation and trade of analysis effects and functional stories within the box of knowledge approach Engineering. The WG8.1 '02 convention is held within the appealing Kanazawa zone in North western Japan. the ever present internet has revolutionised the best way firms speak and paintings internally in addition to externally and, hence, the character of data structures helping company actions. Web-based structures became the cutting-edge in info platforms engineering in a really short while. As businesses develop into extra foreign of their innovations and actions, details structures themselves span the globe, led by means of the net. whereas the hazards from failed structures can be stronger as a result of larger expectancies and elevated complexity, we have now the chance to profit extra in regards to the nature of data structures and to enhance new engineering concepts and strategies to enhance the improvement of data companies in a global extensive internet context. the purpose subject of this operating convention is "Engineering details platforms within the web Context" and the programme tackle either applied sciences and methodologies for development them. x the decision for the EISIC convention was once given foreign viewers. this system committee used to be selected from rather well reputed researchers within the overseas info platforms, internet details platforms and communique groups. Seventeen papers were chosen for presentation and dialogue through the conference.