A blog on the Theoretical Foundations of Data Management

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



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



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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Submitted by Marcelo Arenas on Mon, 11/13/2017 - 15:09

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

  • Mahmoud Abo Khamis, Hung Ngo, Xuanlong Nguyen, Dan Olteanu and Maximilian Schleich. In-Database Learning with Sparse Tensors
  • Matthias Niewerth and Luc Segoufin. Enumeration of MSO Queries on Strings with Constant Delay and Logarithmic Updates
  • Wolfgang Fischl, Georg Gottlob and Reinhard…
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Submitted by Yael Amsterdamer on Tue, 09/12/2017 - 09:55

We are happy to announce the accepted papers for ICDT 2018 (1st submission cycle):

  • Pablo Barcelo, Miguel Romero and Thomas Zeume: A More General Theory of Static Approximations for Conjunctive Queries
  • Elena Botoeva, Diego Calvanese, Benjamin Cogrel and Guohui Xiao: Expressivity and Complexity of MongoDB Queries
  • Ahmet Kara and Dan Olteanu:…
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Submitted by Yael Amsterdamer on Tue, 07/04/2017 - 14:55

The 21st edition of ICDT will take place in Vienna, Austria from March 26th to March 29th, 2018.

Important deadlines for the 2nd submission cycle:

Second cycle abstract deadline: September 11, 2017
Full paper submission deadline: September 18, 2017
Notification: November 27, 2017

Please note:

Starting in 2018,…

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Submitted by svsummer on Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:48

From September 4th-8th, 2017 in Genova Nervi, Italy, the EDBT Summer School brings together leading researchers recognized as experts in their fields and provides participants the opportunity to gain deeper insight into current research trends in the database area.

In 2017, the theme of the school will be 'Adding Value to Data'. The scientific topics will cover principles and solutions for adding value to data, that is, for supporting users in discovering…

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Submitted by Michael Benedikt on Mon, 04/10/2017 - 23:29

ICDT 17 witnessed the first special session on open problems.  The session had a number of goals:

  1.  We want to introduce people to the kinds of problems the community has been looking at, in a way that is different from either a typical research presentation or a keynote.
  2.  We want to give an idea of what are some of the most challenging and significant problems that have been open for more than a few years. Even for many of us who are regular…
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