A blog on the Theoretical Foundations of Data Management

Submitted by Tova Milo on Wed, 12/05/2018 - 11:45

Since its publication, Foundations of Databases has been the reference book for database theory. This ICDT/EDBT, we will be celebrating the (approximately) 25th birthday of Alice, the book’s heroine, and at the same time the  (approximately) 65th birthday of the esteemed authors - the pillars of database theory.

For full details and registration see: https://alice.imfd.cl/2018/

When and where…

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Submitted by Milos Nikolic on Thu, 10/04/2018 - 15:27

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS (2nd Submission Cycle)

38th Symposium on PRINCIPLES OF DATABASE SYSTEMS (PODS 2019)

https://sigmod2019.org

The Principles of Database Systems (PODS) symposium series, held in conjunction with the SIGMOD conference series, provides a premier annual forum for the communication of new advances in the theoretical foundations of data management,…

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Submitted by Jan Van den Bussche on Tue, 07/31/2018 - 09:23

Illustration of binary relation
                                Image credit: Why U

The algebra of binary relations, denoted here simply by RA, is one of the oldest logics, created by De Morgan,…

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Submitted by Pablo Barcelo on Mon, 07/30/2018 - 22:43

CALL FOR PAPERS

22nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DATABASE THEORY (ICDT 2019) 

Lisbon, Portugal, March 26-28, 2019 

http://edbticdt2019.inesc-id.pt/

About ICDT 

ICDT is a series of international scientific conferences on research of data management theory 
(https://databasetheory.org/icdt-pages). Since 2009, it is annually and jointly held…

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Submitted by Jan Van den Bussche on Sat, 07/21/2018 - 21:36

We are urgently looking for two PhD candidates. The positions are 4 year and fully funded including social security. See:

https://www.uhasselt.be/vacancies_detail?taal=04&vacid=1583

Submitted by Pablo Barcelo on Thu, 05/31/2018 - 15:54

22nd International Conference on Database Theory, ICDT 2019 

Lisbon, Portugal, March 26-28, 2019, http://edbticdt2019.inesc-id.pt/ 

ICDT/EDBT Keynote Speakers 

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Submitted by Milos Nikolic on Fri, 04/20/2018 - 15:26

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS

38th Symposium on PRINCIPLES OF DATABASE SYSTEMS (PODS 2019)

The Principles of Database Systems (PODS) symposium series, held in conjunction with the SIGMOD conference series, provides a premier annual forum for the communication of new advances in the theoretical foundations of data management, traditional or nontraditional (see…

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Submitted by Marcelo Arenas on Wed, 02/28/2018 - 21:31

Below please find the list of accepted papers from the second submission round of PODS 2018 (in no particular order):

  • Nicole Schweikardt, Luc Segoufin and Alexandre Vigny. Enumeration for FO queries over nowhere dense graphs
  • Pankaj K. Agarwal, Kyle Fox, Kamesh Munagala, Abhinandan Nath, Jiangwei Pan and Erin Taylor. Subtrajectory clustering : models and algorithms
  • Miguel Romero. The…
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Submitted by Michael Benedikt on Wed, 02/28/2018 - 12:22

Prior to EDBT/ICDT 2018 in Vienna (http://edbticdt2018.at/) there will be a half-day event focusing on foundational challenges in  DB and Knowledge management in honor of Georg Gottlob's contributions to these fields.

The event will feature accessible talks on a wide-range of topics by:

  • Shqiponja Ahmetaj (TU Wien),
  • Sihem Amer-Yahia (Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble),
  • Pablo Barceló (…
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Submitted by Pablo Barcelo on Tue, 01/02/2018 - 19:36

CALL FOR PAPERS

22nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DATABASE THEORY (ICDT 2019) 

Lisbon, Portugal, around March 25th 2019 (tentative) 

About ICDT 

ICDT is a series of international scientific conferences on research of data management theory 
(https://databasetheory.org/icdt-pages). Since 2009, it is annually and jointly held with EDBT (Extending DB Technology). The…

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