Listing of my publications at DBLP is here

Here is a list of selected recent papers, grouped by topic. If you want a copy of something not available here, please send an email to me (hull at us dot ibm dot com) with the phrase "paper request" in the subject line.

  • Publications about artifact-centric paradigm.

    • Richard Hull, Elio Damaggio, Riccardo De Masellis, Fabiana Fournier, Manmohan Gupta, Fenno Terry Heath, Stacy Hobson, Mark H. Linehan, Sridhar Maradugu, Anil Nigam, Piyawadee Noi Sukaviriya, Roman Vaculín. "Business artifacts with guard-stage-milestone lifecycles: managing artifact interactions with conditions and events." Proc. Intl. Conf. on Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS) 2011, pp. 51-62. (preprint)

    • Elio Damaggio, Richard Hull, Roman Vaculín. "On the Equivalence of Incremental and Fixpoint Semantics for Business Artifacts with Guard-Stage-Milestone Lifecycles." Intl. Conf. on Business Process Management (BPM), 2011, pp. 396-412. (preprint)

    • Richard Hull, Elio Damaggio, Fabiana Fournier, Manmohan Gupta, Fenno Terry Heath, Stacy Hobson, Mark H. Linehan, Sridhar Maradugu, Anil Nigam, Piyawadee Sukaviriya, Roman Vaculín. "Introducing the Guard-Stage-Milestone Approach for Specifying Business Entity Lifecycles". In Proc. Intl. Workshop on Web Services and Formal Methods (WS-FM), 2010, pp. 1-24 ; Revised Selected Papers in Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6551, Springer 2011. (preprint)

    • Roman Vaculín, Richard Hull, Terry Heath, Craig Cochran, Anil Nigam, Piyawadee Sukaviriya. "Declarative business artifact centric modeling of decision and knowledge intensive business processes." Proc. Intl. Conf. on Enterprise Distributed Object Computing (EDOC), 2011, pp. 151-160.

    • Prabir Nandi, Florian Pinel, Dieter Koenig, Simon Moser, Richard Hull. "Data4BPM, Part 2: BPEL4Data: Binding WS-BPEL to Business Entity Definition Language (BEDL)". IBM developerWorks, April, 2011. (available here)

    • Prabir Nandi, Dieter Koenig, Simon Moser, Richard Hull, Vlad Klicnik, Shane Claussen, Matthias Kloppmann, John Vero. "Data4BPM, Part 1: Introducing Business Entities and the Business Entity Definition Language (BEDL)," IBM developerWorks, April, 2010. (available here)

    • A. Deutsch, R. Hull, F. Patrizi, and V. Vianu. "Automatic Verification of Data-centric Business Processes." In Proc. of Intl. Conf. on Database Theory (ICDT), March, 2009.

    • C. Fritz, R. Hull, and J. Su. "Automatic Construction of Simple Artifact-based Workflows." In Proc. of Intl. Conf. on Database Theory (ICDT), March, 2009.

    • K. Bhattacharya, R. Hull, and J. Su. “A Data-centric Design Methodology for Business Processes.” In Handbook of Research on Business Process Management, edited by J. Cardosa and W.M.P. van der Aalst, Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), London, 2009, pp. 503-531.

    • R. Hull. "Artifact-centric Business Process Models: Brief Survey of Research Results and Challenges." In Proc. of the On The Move Federated Conference, Monterrey, Mexico, November, 2008.

      Associated ppt is available from the ODBASE web site

    • K. Bhattacharya, C. E. Gerede, R. Hull, R. Liu, and J. Su. "Towards formal analysis of artifact-centric business process models." In Proc. Int. Conf. on Business Process Management (BPM), pages 288-304, 2007 (best paper award).

  • Tutorials and invited talks on web services circa 2003-2005:

    • Web Services Composition: A Story of Models, Automata, and Logics an invited (keynote talk), by Richard Hull, 7/13/2005, at the IEEE Intl. Conf. on Web Services (ICWS) and IEEE Intl. Conf. on Service Computing (SCC) in Orlando, Florida.

    • Tools for Design of Composite Web Services, SIGMOD 2004 tutorial by Richard Hull and Jianwen Su.

    • Web Services Composition: A Story of Models, Automata, and Logics (pdf), a tutorial for the 2004 EDBT Summer School in Sardinia, by Richard Hull. (Different than IEEE ICWS/SCC keynote talk of 7/13/2005 listed above.)

    • E-Services: A Look Behind the Curtain (PODS 2003 Keynote Talk) (pdf), Richard Hull, Michael Benedikt, Vassilis Christophides, and Jianwen Su. Appears in ACM Symp. on Principles of Database Systems (PODS), June, 2003.

  • Papers on web services and composition

    • D. Berardi, D. Calvanese, G. De Giacomo, R. Hull, M. Marcella, "Automatic Composition of Trasition-based Semantic Web Services with Messaging" (pdf), VLDB 2005, Trondheim, Sept., 2005; Online appendix available as Tech. Report 06-2005, Universita di Roma "La Sapienza" (pdf).

    • R. Hull and J. Su, "Tools for Composite Web Services: A Short Overview", ACM SIGMOD Record, Vol 34, No. 2, June, 2005. (pdf).

    • Semantic Web Services Framework (SWSF) home page; see in particular the Semantic Web Services Ontology (SWSO), Version 1.0 (a document that is still evolving).

    • T. Bultan, X. Fu, R. Hull and J. Su. “Conversation Specification: A New Approach to Design and Analysis of E-Service Composition.” In Proc. of Conf. on the World Wide Web (WWW12), Budapest, Hungary, May, 2003.

  • Converged Services

    • R. Hull. “Unleashing Shared-Experience Communications in a Mobile World.” In Proc. Mobile Data Management (MDM), April, 2008.

    • A.V. Aho, G. Bruns, D. Dams, R. Hull, J. Letourneau, K. Namjoshi, F. Panken, and H. van Tellingen. "Session Data Types: An Abstraction Layer for Shared-Experience Communications in Converged Applications." In Proc. 11th Intl. Conf. on Intelligence in Service Delivery Networks (ICIN), Bordeaux, France, Oct., 2007.

    • V. Anupam, R. Hull, S. Kanwal, and B. Kumar. "An Introduction to Lucent’s Services Enhancement Layer.” In Bell Labs Technical Journal 10:4, 2005.

    • R. Hull, “Converged Services: A Hidden Challenge for the Web Services Paradigm.” In Intl. Conf. on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), Crete, March 2004.

  • Personalization of Web and Converged Services

    • Alin Deutsch, Richard Hull, Avinash Vyas, Kevin Keliang Zhao. "Policy-aware sender anonymity in location based services." Proc. Intl. Conf. on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2010: 133-144.
    • N. Bila, J. Cao, R. Dinoff, T. Ho, R. Hull, B. Kumar, and P. Santos. “Mobile User Profile Acquisition Through Network Observables and Explicit User Queries.” In Proc. Mobile Data Management (MDM), April, 2008.

    • R. Dinoff, T. Ho, R. Hull, B. Kumar, D. Lieuwen, P. Santos, and H. Ren. “Intuitive Network Applications: Learning for Personalized Converged Services Involving Social Networks." In Journal of Computers 2(6), 2007.

    • R. Dinoff, R. Hull, B. Kumar, D. Lieuwen, and P. Santos. “Learning and Managing User Context in Personalization Communication Services." In Proc. Context in Advanced Interfaces Workshop (associated with AVI2006), May, 2006.

    • B. Kumar, R. Hull, D. Lieuwen, P. Patel-Schneider, A. Sahuguet, S. Varadarajan, and A. Vyas. “Improving User Experience Through Rule-based Service Customization.” In Intl. J. of Cooperative Information Systems 14:4, December 2005.

    • R. Hull, D. Lieuwen, T. Morgan, H. Raether, S. Ramamoorthy, and M. Xiong. "Subscriber Data Management in IMS Networks.” In Bell Labs Technical Journal 10:4, 2005.

    • R. Hull, B. Kumar, S. Qutub, M. Umehopa, D. W. Varney. “Policy Enabling the Services Layer.” In Bell Labs Technical Journal 9:1, 2004, pp. 5--18.

    • R. Hull, B. Kumar, D. Lieuwen, P. Patel-Schneider, A. Sahuguet, S. Varadarajan, and A. Vyas. “Enabling Context-Aware and Privacy-Conscious User Data Sharing.” In Proc. Intl. Conf. on Mobile Data Management (MDM), Berkeley, California, January, 2004.

    • R. Hull, B. Kumar, D. Lieuwen, P. Patel-Schneider, A. Sahuguet, S. Varadarajan, and A. Vyas. "Everything Personal, Not Just Business: Improving User Experience Through Rule-based Service Customization.” In Proc. Intl. Conf. on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC), Rome, Italy, December, 2003.

    • V. Anupam, R. Hull and B. Kumar. “Personalizing E-commerce Applications with On-line Heuristic Decision Making.” In Proc. of Conf. on the World Wide Web (WWW10), Hong Kong, May, 2001.