A blog on the Theoretical Foundations of Data Management

Submitted by Maximilian Schleich on Sun, 02/13/2022 - 16:58

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 https://databasetheory.org/PODS).

PODS Mission

The PODS community aims to provide a solid scientific basis for methods…

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Submitted by Filip Murlak on Wed, 01/19/2022 - 12:15

The Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics of the University of Warsaw (MIM UW) invites applications for the positions of Assistant Professor (“adiunkt” in Polish) and Associate Professor (“profesor uczelni”) in Computer Science, starting on 1st October 2022.

MIM UW is one of the leading computer science faculties in Europe. It is known for talented…

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Submitted by Dan Olteanu on Mon, 12/27/2021 - 22:44

International Conference on Database Theory (ICDT) 2022 will take place from 29th March to 1st April, 2022 in virtual Edinburgh, UK. It will feature an excellent scientific programme, including keynotes and invited talks jointly with EDBT 2022, and research papers.

Invited talks

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Submitted by Jonni Virtema on Mon, 12/20/2021 - 17:42

* PostDoc position in Computer Science Logic
* University of Sheffield, UK
* Salary: £32,344 to £40,927 per annum (Grade 7)
* Deadline: 3rd January 2022
* Starting date: ASAP / negotiable
* Duration: Until 31.10.2023 (very likely extension to a total of 26 months)
* Details: …

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Submitted by Floris Geerts on Sat, 12/11/2021 - 14:01

26th International Conference on Database Theory (ICDT 2023)

ICDT is an international conference series on 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

The 26th edition of ICDT…

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Submitted by Antoine Amarilli on Sun, 12/05/2021 - 21:09

As of December 1st, the new journal TheoretiCS is now open for submissions! The goal of TheoretiCS is to be a venue for the highest-quality papers in all areas of theoretical computer science, including database theory.

The journal is open-access: the articles are hosted on arXiv and are free to read, the reviewing process is hosted on the Episciences platform,…

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Submitted by Pablo Barcelo on Mon, 11/15/2021 - 19:23

We invite authors to submit their papers for the 2nd cycle of submissions of the 41st ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGAI Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, PODS, which is planned to take place in Philadelphia, USA, from June 13th to June 15th, 2022. For over 40 years, PODS has been the leading conference in the theoretical aspects of data management, bringing together different communities such as logic and languages, knowledge representation, data…

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Submitted by Filip Murlak on Tue, 11/09/2021 - 15:56

The University of Warsaw is now accepting applications for a postdoctoral position in database theory and knowledge representation. The position is for 36 months, starting on March 1, 2022 at the earliest. The funding is provided by a 5-year grant from Poland's National Science Center on the project "Infinity in reasoning about data and knowledge". Applications must be received by December 3, 2021. For…

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Submitted by Hubie Chen on Thu, 10/28/2021 - 14:30

A postdoctoral research position is available at Birkbeck, University of London.  The successful candidate will be hosted by Hubie Chen and will work on the computational complexity of database query evaluation and related topics.  The position, which is funded by a grant from UK's EPSRC, is offered for 1 year, with the possibility of a 1-year extension.

Key dates: the application deadline is November 26, 2021; the starting date is flexible.


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Submitted by Antoine Amarilli on Mon, 10/04/2021 - 09:40

We solicit nominations for the ICDT 2022 Test of Time Award for the ICDT 2012 paper that has had the most impact in terms of research, methodology, conceptual contribution, or transfer to practice.

The ICDT 2022 ToT Award Committee consists of Antoine Amarilli (Télécom Paris, Institut polytechnique de Paris, France), Alin Deutsch (University of California San Diego, United States), and Emanuel Sallinger (TU Wien, Austria).

If you feel that a paper…

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