A blog on the Theoretical Foundations of Data Management

Submitted by Carsten Lutz on Thu, 12/20/2018 - 18:00

Call for Papers

23rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DATABASE THEORY (ICDT 2020)

Copenhagen, Denmark, March 30 - April 2, 2020

* About ICDT

ICDT is an international conferences series that addresses the
principles and theory of data management. Since 2009, it is annually
and jointly held with EDBT, the international conference on extending
database technology.…

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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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