William J. McIver

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A likely trend in the development of future CAD, CASE and office information systems will be the use of object-oriented database systems to manage their internal data stores. The entities that these applications will retrieve, such as electronic parts and their connections or customer service records, are typically large complex objects composed of many(More)
The COIL Project is an effort to design a module interconnection language specifically for managing database integration and evolution. This project is a significant part of a larger effort to build a database integration and evolution environment called Sanctuary. COIL will make a significant contribution to module interconnection language research by(More)
Permission is granted to quote short excerpts and to reproduce figures and tables from this report, provided that the source of such material is fully acknowledged. Abstract This paper examines knowledge creation and ownership issues raised by the nexus of Web 2.0 technologies and business models, changes to network neutrality policy and operation, and the(More)
For 40 years, the academics and business executives who have attended the Human Choice and Computers international conference series have discussed human choices and social responsibility in relation to information and communication technology (ICT). At this 2012 conference, the focus is on ICT critical infrastructures, and the challenges they pose to(More)