By Peter J. Nürnberg, Uffe K. Wiil, David L. Hicks (auth.), David L. Hicks (eds.)
This quantity includes the ?nal court cases of the MetaInformatics Symposium 2003 (MIS 2003). the development used to be held September 17–20 at the campus of the Graz collage of expertise in Graz, Austria. As with prior occasions within the MIS sequence, MIS 2003 introduced jointly - searchers and practitioners from a large choice of ?elds to debate a vast variety of subject matters and ideas relating to the ?eld of desktop technology. The contributions that have been approved to and provided on the symposium are of a large choice. Theyrangefromtheoreticalconsiderationsofimportantmetainformatics-related questions and matters to functional descriptions of techniques and structures that - fer suggestions of their answer. i'm hoping you'll ?nd the papers contained during this quantity as fascinating because the different participants of this system committee and Ihave. those complaints don't have been attainable with out the assistance and ass- tance of many folks. specifically i need to recognize the help of Springer-Verlag in Heidelberg, Germany, particularly Anna Kramer, the pc technology editor, and Alfred Hofmann, the administrative editor for the LNCS series.