A blog on the Theoretical Foundations of Data Management

Submitted by Benny Kimelfeld on Thu, 01/30/2020 - 12:13

We invite applications for a post-doctoral position at the Data and Knowledge Laboratory of Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (Haifa, Israel). The successful applicant is expected to carry out research within the project "Quantitative Reasoning About Database Queries" lead jointly by Martin Grohe (RWTH Aachen) and Benny Kimelfeld (Technion).

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Submitted by Benny Kimelfeld on Wed, 01/01/2020 - 14:08

Background

The Alberto Mendelzon International Workshop on Foundations of Data Management (AMW) brings together top researchers from all over the world, creating the opportunity to discuss and spread research results relating to data management. AMW is a way to honor the memory of Alberto Mendelzon and places emphasis on promoting international…

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Submitted by Antoine Amarilli on Sat, 12/21/2019 - 18:00

As researchers, our job is to develop new knowledge and share it with the world. Currently, the main way to do this is research articles. Thus, we are all contributing to a vast corpus of scholarly literature, which contains millions of papers across decades of research in all domains of human knowledge.

The point of this article is to argue that this precious resource is not currently used to its full potential. The scientific corpus can only be navigated…

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Submitted by Ke Yi on Thu, 12/19/2019 - 03:05

24th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DATABASE THEORY (ICDT 2021)

Cyprus, March 23-26, 2021

* 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. See also https://databasetheory.org/icdt-pages.

* Broadening Scope

As ICDT strives to broaden its scope, ICDT…

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Submitted by Dirk Van Gucht on Mon, 10/21/2019 - 21:57

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

PODS 2020 TEST-OF-TIME AWARD

 

Nominations are solicited for the PODS 2020 Test of Time Award.  The

award will recognize a paper or a small number of papers published in

the PODS 2010 proceedings that had the most impact in terms of

research, methodology, or transfer to practice over the intervening

decade.

 

All papers are nominated by default, but the committee welcomes input…

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Submitted by Junhao Gan on Tue, 05/07/2019 - 02:52

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS (2nd Submission Cycle)

39th Symposium on PRINCIPLES OF DATABASE SYSTEMS (PODS 2020)

http://sigmod2020.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 Wang-Chiew Tan on Sun, 03/31/2019 - 05:00

An event in honor of Phokion Kolaitis will take place on Sunday 30 June 2019. We will celebrate Phokion for his fundamental contributions of lasting value to the principles of database systems and computational logic, as well as to mathematical logic and computer science at large. The event comprises talks by some of his closest collaborators. Please…

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Submitted by Milos Nikolic on Wed, 03/13/2019 - 23:16

The list of accepted papers for PODS 2019:

  • Noam Ravid, Dori Medini and Benny Kimelfeld. Ranked Enumeration of Minimal Triangulations
  • Hubie Chen and Yuichi Yoshida. Testability of Homomorphism Inadmissibility: Property Testing Meets Database Theory
  • Pablo Barceló, Alexander Baumgartner, Victor Dalmau and Benny Kimelfeld. Regularizing Conjunctive Features for Classification
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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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