VLDB 2002
28th International Conference on
Very Large Data Bases
Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel
August 20-23, 2002
Hong Kong, China

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| Keynotes | Ten-Year Best Paper Award | Research Papers | Panels |
Industrial, Applications and Experience Papers | Demonstrations | Doctoral Posters |



Data Routing Rather than Databases: The Meaning of the Next Wave of the Web Revolution to Data Management, p. 3. (PDF Presentation Slides - 88K)

Adam Bosworth (BEA Systems, U.S.A.)

Foundation Matters, pp. 4-5. (PDF Presentation Slides - 116K)

Chris J. Date (Independent Consultant, U.S.A.)

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Wireless Graffiti - Data, Data Everywhere, pp. 9-19. (PDF Presentation Slides - 280K)

Tomasz Imielinski, Badri Nath (Rutgers University, U.S.A.)

Self-tuning Database Technology and Information Services: from Wishful Thinking to Viable Engineering, pp. 20-31. (PDF Presentation Slides - 1.1MB)

Gerhard Weikum (University of Saarland, Germany), Axel Moenkeberg (Swiss Re, Switzerland), Christof Hasse (UBS AG, Switzerland), Peter Zabback (Microsoft Corp., U.S.A.)

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Research 1: Information Retrieval and Databases 

REFEREE: An Open Framework for Practical Testing of Recommender Systems using ResearchIndex, pp. 35-46.

Dan Cosley (University of Minnesota, U.S.A.), Steve Lawrence, David M. Pennock (NEC Research Institute, U.S.A.)

Adaptable Similarity Search using Non-Relevant Information, pp.47-58. (PDF Presentation Slides - 904K)

Ashwin T.V., Rahul Gupta, Sugata Ghosal (IBM India Research Lab, India)

Sideway Value Algebra for Object-Relational Databases, pp. 59-70.

G. Özsoyoglu, A. Al-Hamdani (Case Western Reserve University, U.S.A.), I.S. Altingövde, S.A. Özel, Ö. Ulusoy (Bilkent University, Turkey), Z.M. Özsoyoglu (Case Western Reserve University, U.S.A.)

Database Selection Using Actual Physical and Acquired Logical Collection Resources in a Massive Domain-specific Operational Environment, pp. 71-82. (PowerPoint Presentation Slides - 264K)

Jack G. Conrad, Xi S. Guo, Peter Jackson, Monem Meziou (TLR Research & Development, U.S.A.)

Research 2: XML Query Processing 

Structural Function Inlining Technique for Structurally Recursive XML Queries, pp. 83-94.

Chang-Won Park (LG Electronics Institute of Technology, S. Korea), Jun-Ki Min, Chin-Wan Chung (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, S. Korea)

Efficient Algorithms for Processing XPath Queries, pp. 95-106.

Georg Gottlob, Christoph Koch, Reinhard Pichler (Technische Universität Wien, Austria)

Incorporating XSL Processing into Database Engines, pp. 107-118.

Guido Moerkotte (University of Mannheim, Germany)

Optimizing View Queries in ROLEX to Support Navigable Result Trees, pp. 119-130. (PDF Presentation Slides - 320K)

P. Bohannon, S. Ganguly, H.F. Korth, P.P.S. Narayan, P. Shenoy (Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs, U.S.A.)

Research 3: Security and Privacy 

Chip-Secured Data Access: Confidential Data on Untrusted Servers, pp. 131-142. (PDF Presentation Slides - 144K)

Luc Bouganim, Philippe Pucheral (PRISM Laboratory, France)

Hippocratic Databases, pp. 143-154.

Rakesh Agrawal, Jerry Kiernan, Ramakrishnan Srikant, Yirong Xu (IBM Almaden Research Center, U.S.A.)

Watermarking Relational Databases, pp. 155-166.

Rakesh Agrawal, Jerry Kiernan (IBM Almaden Research Center, U.S.A.)

Research 4: Query Optimization 

Parametric Query Optimization for Linear and Piecewise Linear Cost Functions, pp. 167-178. (PDF Presentation Slides - 108K)

Arvind Hulgeri, S. Sudarshan (Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, India)

Plan Selection Based on Query Clustering, pp. 179-190. (PDF Presentation Slides - 356K)

Antara Ghosh, Jignashu Parikh, Vibhuti S. Sengar, Jayant R. Haritsa (Indian Institute of Science - Bangalore, India)

Generic Database Cost Models for Hierarchical Memory Systems, pp. 191-202.

Stefan Manegold, Peter Boncz, Martin L. Kersten (CWI, The Netherlands)

Research 5: Stream Processing

Streaming Queries over Streaming Data, pp. 203-214. (PDF Presentation Slides - 1MB)

Sirish Chandrasekaran, Michael J. Franklin (University of California - Berkeley, U.S.A.)

Monitoring Streams - A New Class of Data Management Applications, pp. 215-226.

Donald Carney, Ugur Cetintemel (Brown University, U.S.A.), Mitch Cherniack (Brandeis University, U.S.A.), Christian Convey, Sangdon Lee, Greg Seidman (Brown University, U.S.A.), Michael Stonebraker (M.I.T., U.S.A.), Nesime Tatbul, Stan Zdonik (Brown University, U.S.A.)

A Transducer-Based XML Query Processor, pp. 227-238. (PowerPoint Presentation Slides - 444K)

Bertram Ludaescher, Pratik Mukhopadhyay, Yannis Papakonstantinou (University of California - San Diego, U.S.A.)

Research 6: XML Indexing 

Updates for Structure Indexes, pp. 239-250.

Raghav Kaushik (University of Wisconsin - Madison, U.S.A.), Philip Bohannon (Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs, U.S.A.), Jeffrey F. Naughton (University of Wisconsin - Madison, U.S.A.), Pradeep Shenoy (University of Washington - Seattle, U.S.A.)

RE-Tree: An Efficient Index Structure for Regular Expressions, pp. 251-262. (PDF Presentation Slides - 48K)

Chee-Yong Chan, Minos Garofalakis, Rajeev Rastogi (Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs, U.S.A.)

Efficient Structural Joins on Indexed XML Documents, pp. 263-274.

Shu-Yao Chien (NCR/Teradata Division, U.S.A.), Zografoula Vagena, Donghui Zhang, Vassilis J. Tsotras (University of California - Riverside, U.S.A.), Carlo Zaniolo (UCLA, U.S.A.)

Research 7: Query Processing 

Shooting Stars in the Sky: An Online Algorithm for Skyline Queries, pp. 275-286. (PDF Presentation Slides - 836K)

Donald Kossmann, Frank Ramsak, Steffen Rost (Technische Universität München, Germany)

Continuous Nearest Neighbor Search, pp. 287-298. (PDF Presentation Slides - 228K)

Yufei Tao, Dimitris Papadias, Qiongmao Shen (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)

Progressive Merge Join: A Generic and Non-blocking Sort-based Join Algorithm, pp. 299-310.

Jens-Peter Dittrich, Bernhard Seeger (University of Marburg, Germany), David Scot Taylor, Peter Widmayer (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), Switzerland)

Foundations of Preferences in Database Systems, pp. 311-322. (PDF Presentation Slides - 2.9MB)

Werner Kießling (University of Augsburg, Germany)

Research 8: Analyzing Data Streams 

Multi-Dimensional Regression Analysis of Time-Series Data Streams, pp. 323-334. (PDF Presentation Slides - 592K)

Yixin Chen (University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.), Guozhu Dong (Wright State University, U.S.A.), Jiawei Han, Benjamin W. Wah, Jianyong Wang (University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.)

Comparing Data Streams Using Hamming Norms (How to Zero In), pp. 335-345. (PDF Presentation Slides - 328K)

Graham Cormode (University of Warwick, U.K.), Mayur Datar (Stanford University, U.S.A.), Piotr Indyk (M.I.T., U.S.A.), S. Muthukrishnan (AT&T Labs - Research, U.S.A.)

Approximate Frequency Counts over Data Streams, pp. 346-357. (PDF Presentation Slides - 448K)

Gurmeet Singh Manku, Rajeev Motwani (Stanford University, U.S.A.)

StatStream: Statistical Monitoring of Thousands of Data Streams in Real Time, pp. 358-369. (PDF Presentation Slides - 76K)

Yunyue Zhu, Dennis Shasha (New York University, U.S.A.)

Research 9: Web Search Engines 

Optimizing Result Prefetching in Web Search Engines with Segmented Indices, pp. 370-381. (PDF Presentation Slides - 196K)

Ronny Lempel, Shlomo Moran (The Technion, Israel)

I/O-Conscious Data Preparation for Large-Scale Web Search Engines, pp. 382-393.

Maxim Lifantsev, Tzi-cker Chiueh (SUNY at Stony Brook, U.S.A.)

Distributed Search over the Hidden Web: Hierarchical Database Sampling and Selection, pp. 394-405. (PowerPoint Presentation Slides - 636K)

Panagiotis G. Ipeirotis, Luis Gravano (Columbia University, U.S.A.)

Research 10: Storage and Indexing 

Exact Indexing of Dynamic Time Warping, pp. 406-417. (PDF Presentation Slides - 468K)

Eamonn Keogh (University of California - Riverside, U.S.A.)

Adaptive Index Structures, pp. 418-429. (PDF Presentation Slides - 136K)

Yufei Tao, Dimitris Papadias (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)

A Case for Fractured Mirrors, pp. 430-441.

Ravishankar Ramamurthy, David J. DeWitt, Qi Su (University of Wisconsin - Madison, U.S.A.)

Research 11: Maintenance of Statistics 

XPathLearner: An On-line Self-Tuning Markov Histogram for XML Path Selectivity Estimation, pp. 442-453.

Lipyeow Lim (Duke University, U.S.A.), Min Wang, Sriram Padmanabhan (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, U.S.A.), Jeffrey Scott Vitter, Ronald Parr (Duke University, U.S.A.)

How to Summarize the Universe: Dynamic Maintenance of Quantiles, pp. 454-465.

Anna C. Gilbert, Yannis Kotidis, S. Muthukrishnan, Martin J. Strauss (AT&T Labs - Research, U.S.A.)

Structure and Value Synopses for XML Data Graphs, pp. 466-477. (PDF Presentation Slides - 168K)

Neoklis Polyzotis (University of Wisconsin - Madison, U.S.A.), Minos Garofalakis (Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs, U.S.A.)

Research 12: Security and Privacy 2 

Compressed Accessibility Map: Efficient Access Control for XML, pp. 478-489. (PowerPoint Presentation Slides - 148K)

Ting Yu (University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.), Divesh Srivastava (AT&T Labs - Research, U.S.A.), Laks V.S. Lakshmanan (University of British Columbia, Canada), H.V. Jagadish (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, U.S.A.)

Optimizing the Secure Evaluation of Twig Queries, pp. 490-501. (PDF Presentation Slides - 280K)

SungRan Cho (Stevens Institute of Technology, U.S.A.), Sihem Amer-Yahia (AT&T Labs - Research, U.S.A.), Laks V.S. Lakshmanan (University of British Columbia, Canada), Divesh Srivastava (AT&T Labs - Research, U.S.A.)

Provisions and Obligations in Policy Management and Security Applications, pp. 502-513.

Claudio Bettini (Università di Milano, Italy), Sushil Jajodia, X. Sean Wang, Duminda Wijesekera (George Mason University, U.S.A.)

Research 13: Changing Web 

Effective Change Detection Using Sampling, pp. 514-525. (PDF Presentation Slides - 1.5MB)

Junghoo Cho, Alexandros Ntoulas (UCLA, U.S.A.)

Maintaining Coherency of Dynamic Data in Cooperating Repositories, pp. 526-537. (PDF Presentation Slides - 1.1MB)

Shetal Shah, Krithi Ramamritham (Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, India), Prashant Shenoy (University of Massachusetts - Amherst, U.S.A.)

A Bandwidth Model for Internet Search, pp. 538-549. (PDF Presentation Slides - 1.3MB)

Axel Uhl (Interactive Objects Software GmbH, Germany)

Research 14: Enterprise Data Management 

Using Latency-Recency Profiles for Data Delivery on the Web, pp. 550-561. (PDF Presentation Slides - 228K)

Laura Bright, Louiqa Raschid (University of Maryland - College Park, U.S.A.)

View Invalidation for Dynamic Content Caching in Multitiered Architectures, pp. 562-573. (PDF Presentation Slides - 216K)

K. Selçuk Candan, Divyakant Agrawal, Wen-Syan Li, Oliver Po, Wang-Pin Hsiung (NEC USA C&C Research Laboratories - Silicon Valley, U.S.A.)

Improving Data Access of J2EE Applications by Exploiting Asynchronous Messaging and Caching Services, pp. 574-585. (PDF Presentation Slides - 2.5MB)

Samuel Kounev, Alejandro Buchmann (Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany)

Research 15: Data Transformation and Integration 

Eliminating Fuzzy Duplicates in Data Warehouses, pp. 586-597.

Rohit Ananthakrishna (Cornell University, U.S.A.), Surajit Chaudhuri, Venkatesh Ganti (Microsoft Research, U.S.A.)

Translating Web Data, pp. 598-609. (PDF Presentation Slides - 240K)

Lucian Popa (IBM Almaden Research Center, U.S.A), Yannis Velegrakis, Renée J. Miller (University of Toronto, Canada), Mauricio A. Hernández, Ronald Fagin (IBM Almaden Research Center, U.S.A)

COMA - A System for Flexible Combination of Schema Matching Approaches, pp. 610-621. (PDF Presentation Slides - 320K)

Hong-Hai Do, Erhard Rahm (University of Leipzig, Germany)

Research 16: Database Applications in Science 

Efficient Exploration of Large Scientific Databases, pp. 622-633.

Etzard Stolte, Gustavo Alonso (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), Switzerland)

Searching on the Secondary Structure of Protein Sequences, pp. 634-645.

Laurie Hammel, Jignesh M. Patel (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, U.S.A.)

ProTDB: Probabilistic Data in XML, pp. 646-657. (PDF Presentation Slides - 936K)

Andrew Nierman, H.V. Jagadish (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, U.S.A.)

Research 17: Data Mining 

Fast and Accurate Text Classification via Multiple Linear Discriminant Projections, pp. 658-669. (PDF Presentation Slides - 368K)

Soumen Chakrabarti, Shourya Roy, Mahesh V. Soundalgekar (Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, India)

DISCOVER: Keyword Search in Relational Databases, pp. 670-681. (PDF Presentation Slides - 144K)

Vagelis Hristidis, Yannis Papakonstantinou (University of California - San Diego, U.S.A.)

Maintaining Data Privacy in Association Rule Mining, pp. 682-693. (PDF Presentation Slides - 2.1MB)

Shariq J. Rizvi (Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, India), Jayant R. Haritsa (Indian Institute of Science - Bangalore, India)

Research 18: Transactions 

A Logical Framework for Scheduling Workflows under Resource Allocation Constraints, pp. 694-705. (PDF Presentation Slides - 756K)

Pinar Senkul (Middle East Technical University, Turkey), Michael Kifer (Stony Brook University, U.S.A.), Ismail H. Toroslu (University of Central Florida, U.S.A.)

An Almost-Serial Protocol for Transaction Execution in Main-Memory Database Systems, pp. 706-717. (PDF Presentation Slides - 676K)

Stephen Blott, Henry F. Korth (Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs, U.S.A.)

Lightweight Flexible Isolation for Language-based Extensible Systems, pp. 718-729. (PDF Presentation Slides - 1.1MB)

Laurent Daynès, Grzegorz Czajkowski (Sun Microsystems Laboratories, U.S.A.)

Research 19: OLAP and Data Warehouses 

Processing Star Queries on Hierarchically-Clustered Fact Tables, pp. 730-741.

Nikos Karayannidis, Aris Tsois, Timos Sellis (National Technical University of Athens, Greece), Roland Pieringer (TransAction Software GmbH, Germany), Volker Markl (IBM Almaden Research Center, U.S.A.), Frank Ramsak, Robert Fenk (FORWISS, Germany), Klaus Elhardt (TransAction Software GMBH, Germany), Rudolf Bayer (Technische Universität München, Germany)

Exploiting Versions for On-line Data Warehouse Maintenance in MOLAP Servers, pp. 742-753. (PDF Presentation Slides - 128K)

Heum-Geun Kang, Chin-Wan Chung (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, S. Korea)

FAS - A Freshness-Sensitive Coordination Middleware for a Cluster of OLAP Components, pp. 754-765.

Uwe Röhm, Klemens Böhm, Hans-Jörg Schek, Heiko Schuldt (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), Switzerland)

Research 20: Summarization in Data Warehouses 

The Generalized MDL Approach for Summarization, pp. 766-777. (PDF Presentation Slides - 208K; PowerPoint Presentation Slides - 200K)

Laks V.S. Lakshmanan, Raymond T. Ng, Christine Xing Wang, Xiaodong Zhou (University of British Columbia, Canada), Theodore J. Johnson (AT&T Labs - Research, U.S.A.)

Quotient Cube: How to Summarize the Semantics of a Data Cube, pp. 778-789. (PDF Presentation Slides - 92K)

Laks V.S. Lakshmanan (University of British Columbia, Canada), Jian Pei (Simon Fraser University, Canada), Jiawei Han (University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.)

A One-Pass Aggregation Algorithm with the Optimal Buffer Size in Multidimensional OLAP, pp. 790-801. (PDF Presentation Slides - 468K)

Young-Koo Lee, Kyu-Young Whang, Yang-Sae Moon (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, S. Korea), Il-Yeol Song (Drexel University, U.S.A.)

Incremental Maintenance for Non-Distributive Aggregate Functions, pp. 802-813. (PDF Presentation Slides - 176K)

Themistoklis Palpanas (University of Toronto, Canada), Richard Sidle, Roberta Cochrane, Hamid Pirahesh (IBM Almaden Research Center, U.S.A.)

Research 21: Monitoring and Data Dissemination 

Reverse Nearest Neighbor Aggregates Over Data Streams, pp. 814-825.

Flip Korn, S. Muthukrishnan, Divesh Srivastava (AT&T Labs - Research, U.S.A.)

Tree Pattern Aggregation for Scalable XML Data Dissemination, pp. 826-837. (PDF Presentation Slides - 288K)

Chee-Yong Chan, Wenfei Fan, Pascal Felber, Minos Garofalakis, Rajeev Rastogi (Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs, U.S.A.)

DTD-Directed Publishing with Attribute Translation Grammars, pp. 838-849.

Michael Benedikt, Chee Yong Chan, Wenfei Fan, Rajeev Rastogi (Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs, U.S.A.), Shihui Zheng, Aoying Zhou (Fudan University, P.R. China)

A Multi-version Cache Replacement and Prefetching Policy for Hybrid Data Delivery Environments, pp. 850-861.

Andrè Seifert, Marc H. Scholl (University of Konstanz, Germany) 

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Data Management Challenges in Very Large Enterprises, p. 865.


Michael L. Brodie (Verizon Communications, U.S.A.) (PDF Presentation Slides - 208K)
Adam Bosworth (BEA Systems, U.S.A.)
James Hamilton (Microsoft, U.S.A.)
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Pat Selinger (IBM Silicon Valley Lab, U.S.A.)
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Hans-Peter Steiert (DaimlerChrysler AG, Germany)
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The Future Home of Data, pp. 866-867.


Johann-Christoph Freytag (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany) (PDF Presentation Slides - 100K)
Michael J. Franklin (University of California - Berkeley, U.S.A.) (
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Paul Larson (Microsoft Research, U.S.A.)
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Guy Lohman (IBM Almaden Research Center, U.S.A.)
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Guido Moerkotte (University of Mannheim, Germany)
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Biodiversity and Ecosystem Informatics - Research, Technology Transfer, or Application Development?, pp. 868-869. (Panel summary - 156K)


Judith Bayard Cushing (The Evergreen State College, U.S.A.) (PDF Presentation Slides - 48K)
Kathleen Bergen (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, U.S.A.)
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Yannis E. Ioannidis (University of Athens, Greece)
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Jessie Kennedy (Napier University, U.K.)
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Renée J. Miller (University of Toronto, Canada)
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Industry 1: Design for Recoverability/Adaptability 

Toward Recovery-Oriented Computing, pp. 873-876.

Armando Fox (Stanford University, U.S.A.)

SMART: Making DB2 (More) Autonomic, pp. 877-879.

Guy M. Lohman (IBM Almaden Research Center, U.S.A.), Sam S. Lightstone (IBM Toronto Software Lab)

Active Server Availability Feedback (PDF Presentation Slides - 2.5MB; PowerPoint Presentation Slides - 1.5MB)

James R. Hamilton (Microsoft Corporation, U.S.A.)

Industry 2: Potpourri 

Business Process Cockpit, pp. 880-883.

Mehmet Sayal, Fabio Casati, Umeshwar Dayal, Ming-Chien Shan (Hewlett-Packard, U.S.A.)

GnatDb: A Small-Footprint, Secure Database System, pp. 884-893.

Radek Vingralek (InterTrust Corp. - STAR Lab, U.S.A.)

Experience Report: Exploiting Advanced Database Optimization Features for Large-Scale SAP R/3 Installations, pp. 894-905. (PDF Presentation Slides - 460K)

Bernhard Zeller, Alfons Kemper (Universität Passau, Germany)

Industry 3: Native XML Support in Relational Systems 

Information Integration and XML in IBM's DB2, pp. 906-907.

Pat Selinger (IBM Silicon Valley Lab, U.S.A.)

XML Facilities in Microsoft SQL Server

Istvan Cseri (Microsoft., U.S.A.)

XML Facilities in Oracle 9i

Sanddepan Banerjee (Oracle, U.S.A.)

Industry 4: Database Applications 

A New Passenger Support System for Public Transport using Mobile Database Access, pp. 908-919.

Koichi Goto (Railway Technical Research Institute, Japan), Yahiko Kambayashi (Kyoto University, Japan)

OBK - An Online High Energy Physics' Meta-Data Repository, pp. 920-927. (PDF Presentation Slides - 4.1MB)

I. Alexandrov1, A. Amorim2, E. Badescu3, M. Barczyk4, D. Burckhart-Chromek4, M. Caprini3, M. Dobson4, J. Flammer4, R. Hart5, R. Jones4, A. Kazarov4,8, S. Kolos4,8, V. Kotov1, D. Liko4, L. Lucio2,4,7, L. Mapelli4, M. Mineev1, L. Moneta6, I. Papadopoulos4, M. Nassiakou4,9, N. Parrington7, L. Pedro2, A. Ribeiro2, Yu. Ryabov8, D. Schweiger4, I. Soloviev4,8, H. Wolters2 (1Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Russia, 2Science University of Lisbon, Portugal, 3Institute of Atomic Physics, Romania, 4CERN, Switzerland, 5National Institute of Nuclear Physics and High Energy Physics, The Netherlands, 6University of Geneva, Switzerland, 7Sunderland University, U.K., 8Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, Russia, 9National Technical University of Athens, Greece)

The gRNA: A Highly Programmable Infrastructure for Prototyping, Developing and Deploying Genomics-Centric Applications, pp. 928-939.

Amey V. Laud (HeliXense Pte Ltd, Singapore), Sourav S. Bhowmick (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Pedro Cruz, Dadabhai T. Singh, George Rajesh (HeliXense Pte Ltd, Singapore)

Industry 5: Database Engine Optimizations 

An Efficient Method for Performing Record Deletions and Updates Using Index Scans, pp. 940-949.

C. Mohan (IBM Almaden Research Center, U.S.A.)

Joining Ranked Inputs in Practice, pp. 950-961. (PDF Presentation Slides - 592K)

Ihab F. Ilyas, Walid G. Aref (Purdue University, U.S.A.), Ahmed K. Elmgarmid (Hewlett-Packard, U.S.A.)

SQL Memory Management in Oracle9i, pp. 962-973.

Benoît Dageville, Mohamed Zait (Oracle Corporation, U.S.A.)

Industry 6: Query Processing 

XMark: A Benchmark for XML Data Management, pp. 974-985.

Albrecht Schmidt (CWI, The Netherlands), Florian Waas (Microsoft, U.S.A.), Martin Kersten (CWI, The Netherlands), Michael J. Carey (BEA Systems, U.S.A.), Ioana Manolescu (INRIA-Rocquencourt, France), Ralph Busse (FHG-IPSI, Germany)

The Denodo Data Integration Platform, pp. 986-989.

Alberto Pan, Juan Raposo, Manuel Álvarez, Paula Montoto, Vicente Orjales, Justo Hidalgo, Lucía Ardao, Anastasio Molano, Ángel Viña (Denodo Technologies, Spain)

Preference SQL - Design, Implementation, Experiences, pp. 990-1001. (PDF Presentation Slides - 2.9MB)

Werner Kießling (University of Augsburg, Germany), Gerhard Köstler (Intershop Communications, Germany)

Industry 7: New Applications Challenges 

The Rubicon of Smart Data, pp. 1002-1005.

Roger (Buzz) King (University of Colorado, U.S.A.)

Information Management Challenges from the Aerospace Industry, pp. 1006-1007.

Suryanarayana M. Sripada (The Boeing Company, U.S.A.)

MedTAKMI: Text Mining from the Entire MEDLINE Database

Koichi Takeda (IBM Tokyo Research Lab, Japan)

Industry 8: Database Technology for the Web

Experiments on Query Expansion for Internet Yellow Page Services Using Web Log Mining, pp. 1008-1018.

Yusuke Ohura, Katsumi Takahasii, Iko Pramudiono, Masaru Kitsuregawa (University of Tokyo, Japan)

Issues and Evaluations of Caching Solutions for Web Application Acceleration, pp. 1019-1030.

Wen-Syan Li, Wang-Pin Hsuing, Dmitri V. Kalashnikov, Radu Sion, Oliver Po, Divyakant Agrawal, K. Selçuk Candan (NEC USA C&C Research Laboratories - Silicon Valley, U.S.A.)

An Automated System for Web Portal Personalization, pp. 1031-1040.

Charu C. Aggarwal, Philip S. Yu (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, U.S.A.)

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EOS: Exactly-Once E-Service Middleware, pp. 1043-1046. (Poster - 376K)

German Shegalov, Gerhard Weikum (University of Saarland, Germany), Roger Barga, David Lomet (Microsoft Research, U.S.A.)

ServiceGlobe: Distributing E-Services Across the Internet, pp. 1047-1050. (Poster - 268K)

Markus Keidl, Stefan Seltzsam, Konrad Stocker, Alfons Kemper (Universität Passau, Germany)

SELF-SERV: A Platform for Rapid Composition of Web Services in a Peer-to-Peer Environment, pp. 1051-1054. (Poster - 720K)

Quan Z. Sheng, Boualem Benatallah (The University of New South Wales, Australia), Marlon Dumas (Queensland University of Technology, Australia), Eileen Oi-Yan Mak (The University of New South Wales, Australia)

Database Technologies for Electronic Commerce, pp. 1055-1058. (Poster - 200K)

Rakesh Agrawal, Ramakrishnan Srikant, Yirong Xu (IBM Almaden Research Center, U.S.A.)

Advanced Database Technologies in a Diabetic Healthcare System, pp. 1059-1062. (Poster - 1MB)

Wynne Hsu, Mong Li Lee, Beng Chin Ooi, Pranab Kumar Mohanty, Keng Lik Teo, Chenyi Xia (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

RTMonitor: Real-Time Data Monitoring Using Mobile Agent Technologies, pp. 1063-1066. (Poster - 1MB)

Kam-Yiu Lam, Alan Kwan (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong), Krithi Ramamritham (Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, India)

Viator - A Tool Family for Graphical Networking and Data View Creation, pp. 1067-1070. (Poster - 376K)

Stephan Heymann, Katja Tham (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany), Axel Kilian, Gunnar Wegner (Kelman GmbH, Germany), Peter Rieger (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany), Dieter Merkel (Kelman GmbH, Germany), Johann Christoph Freytag (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany)

Profiling and Internet Connectivity in Automotive Environments, pp. 1071-1074. (Poster - 248K)

M. Cilia, P. Hasselmayer and A.P. Buchmann (Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany)

GeMBASE: A Geometric Mediator for Brain Analysis with Surface Ensembles, pp. 1075-1078.

Simone Santini and Amarnath Gupta (University of California - San Diego, U.S.A.)

Extending an ORDBMS: The StateMachine Module, pp. 1079-1082. (Poster - 160K)

Wolfgang Mahnke, Christian Mathis (University of Kaiserlautern, Germany), Hans-Peter Steiert (DaimlerChrysler AG, Germany)

BANKS: Browsing and Keyword Searching in Relational Databases, pp. 1083-1086. (Poster - 60K)

B. Aditya, Gaurav Bhalotia, Soumen Chakrabarti, Arvind Hulgeri, Charuta Nakhe, Parag S. Sudarshan (Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, India)

Active XML: Peer-to-Peer Data and Web Services Integration, pp. 1087-1090. (Poster - 48K)

Serge Abiteboul (INRIA & Xyleme Corp., France), Omar Benjelloun, Ioana Manolescu (INRIA, France), Tova Milo (INRIA, France & Tel Aviv University, Israel), Roger Weber (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), Switzerland)

LegoDB: Customizing Relational Storage for XML Documents, pp. 1091-1094.

Philip Bohannon, Juliana Freire (Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs, U.S.A.), Jayant R. Haritsa, Maya Ramanath (Indian Institute of Science - Bangalore, India), Prasan Roy, Jérôme Siméon (Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs, U.S.A.)

enTrans: A System for Flexible Consistency Maintenance in Directory Applications, pp. 1095-1098. (Poster - 136K)

Anandi Herlekar, Atul Deopujari, Krithi Ramamritham (Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, India), Shaymsunder Gopale, Shridhar Shukla (Persistent Systems Pvt. Ltd., India)

Champagne: Data Change Propagation for Heterogeneous Information Systems, pp. 1099-1102. (Poster - 80K)

Ralf Rantzau, Carmen Constantinescu, Uwe Heinkel, Holger Meinecke (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

ALIAS: An Active Learning led Interactive Deduplication System, pp. 1103-1106. (Poster - 164K)

Sunita Sarawagi, Anuradha Bhamidipaty, Alok Kirpal, Chandra Mouli (Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, India)

A-TOPSS - A Publish/Subscribe System Supporting Approximate Matching, pp. 1107-1110. (Poster - 296K)

Haifeng Liu, H.-Arno Jacobsen (University of Toronto, Canada)

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Note: Doctoral Posters are not included in the published proceedings.

Mining Frequent Itemsets with Bit Strings and Trie

Nuansri Denwattana (University of Wollongong, Australia)

UTML: Unified Transaction Modeling Language

Nektarios Gioldasis (Technical University of Crete, Greece)

Intra-Query Parallelism for Multidimensional Array Data

Karl Hahn, Bernd Reiner (FORWISS - Bavarian Research Center for Knowledge Based Systems, Germany)

Generic Model Management: Experience and Open Questions

Sergey Melnik (Leipzig University, Germany / Stanford University, U.S.A.)

Design and Analysis of Subspace Clustering Algorithms and their Applicability

Jyoti D. Pawar (Goa University, India)

An Effective Visual Data Mining Environment

Stephen Kimani (Universita di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy)

Efficient XML Path Expression Processing Techniques

Kaiyang Liu (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)

ADEMS, An Adaptable and Extensible Mediation Framework: Application to Biological Sources

Gennaro Bruno (University of Grenoble, France)

Tertiary Storage Support for Large-Scale Multidimensional Array Database Management Systems

Bernd Reiner, Karl Hahn (FORWISS - Bavarian Research Center for Knowledge Based Systems, Germany)

Testing Isolation Levels of Relational Database Management Systems

Dimitrios Liarokapis (University of Massachusetts, U.S.A.)

Query Processing Concepts and Techniques to Support Business Intelligence Applications

Ralf Rantzau (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

SUPEX: A Schema-Guided Path Index for XML Data

Jing Wang (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences / Remin University of China, China)

Data Quality in Cooperative Information Systems

Monica Scannapieco (Universita di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy)

A Method of Re-ranking Search Results Using their Hidden Hyperlink Structure

Kazunari Sugiyama (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)

An Extensible System for Merging Two Models

Rachel Pottinger (University of Washington, U.S.A.)

The BUB - Tree

Robert Fenk (FORWISS - Bavarian Research Center for Knowledge Based Systems, Germany)

Processing XML in Database Systems

Albrecht Schmidt (CWI, The Netherlands)

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