A blog on the Theoretical Foundations of Data Management

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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Submitted by Floris Geerts on Thu, 03/09/2017 - 09:03

Following up on my previous blog post on the PODS 2017 accepted papers, please find below the titles of the talks by the keynote, invited tutorial and Gems of PODS speakers.

Keynote Speaker

  • Susan Davidson (University of Pennsylvania): Data Citation:  a Computational Challenge

Invited Tutorial Speakers

  • Dan Suciu…
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Submitted by Floris Geerts on Mon, 02/27/2017 - 10:19

On behalf of the PODS 2017 Programme Committee, I am pleased to announce the full list of accepted papers (1st and 2nd cycle combined):

  • Circuit Treewidth, Sentential Decision, and Query Compilation, Simone Bova and Stefan Szeider.
  • A Worst-Case Optimal Multi-Round Algorithm for Parallel Computation of Conjunctive Queries, Bas Ketsman and Dan Suciu.
  • Answering Conjunctive Queries under Updates, Christoph…
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Submitted by Rick Hull on Mon, 02/20/2017 - 14:24

How research on foundations, principles, and theory of data management can help with the challenges and opportunities arising from the “ data explosion” that is re-defining personal life, business, and society itself in the 21st century.

Computerized data is ubiquitous in the modern world.  This affects every day people, ranging from social media to ecommerce to online education.  It affects businesses, ranging from managing finances…

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Submitted by Victor Vianu on Thu, 12/15/2016 - 21:32

In the spirit of building bridges between database theory and other communities, the following workshop will take place in conjunction with POPL 2017. You are warmly invited to attend. Note that early registration ends December 17.



Workshop on Reasoning about Declarative Programs

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Submitted by Floris Geerts on Mon, 10/31/2016 - 08:47

To get you all excited about the next edition of PODS and to invite you to make that edition even more interesting, I like to announce the following updates on PODS 2017:

First of all, we have some excellent invited speakers lined up:

  • Keynote speaker: Susan Davidson
  • PODS tutorial speakers: Lise Getoor, Dan Suciu.

Second, I am pleased to announce the results of the…

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Submitted by Jan Van den Bussche on Thu, 10/27/2016 - 14:11

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Let me begin with a call for blog posts: if you do research work on the principles of data management, please consider registering and contribute a blog post! It is really not the intention that this blog…

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Submitted by Pablo Barcelo on Tue, 08/30/2016 - 17:03

For more than a year already, I have been collaborating with people from industry and academia on the standardization of the data model and query language for graph-structured data. This group includes participants from world-leading graph database engines, in particular, Neo Technologies, SAP, Oracle, Sparsity Technologies, and IBM. It also includes graph database researchers from different academic institutions around the world, with interests ranging…

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