DB-talk is a weekly seminar meeting of the UBC database group, in which we will discuss topics of general interest on the research that is going on in database field in and outside of UBC. All faculty, staff, students who are interested in database research are all welcome.


4pm on Friday.


MCLD 214.


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Schedule (Fall 2002)

Date Topic Speaker Paper Abstract
Sept. 6 Mining Unexpected Rules by Pushing What The User Knows Prof. Ke Wang (SFU)   Abstract
Sept. 13 XML structural pattern matching Zhimin Chen Structural Joins: A Primitive for Efficient XML Query Pattern Matching by S. Al-Khalifa, H. V. Jagadish, N. Koudas, J. M. Patel, D. Srivastava, Y. Wu Abstract
Sept. 27 Access Control on XML Documents Wendy Hui Wang Optimizing The Secure Evaluation Of Twig Queries by SungRan Cho, Sihem Amer-Yahia, Laks V.S. Lakshmanan and Divesh Srivastava. Proc. VLDB, 2002. Abstract
Oct. 4 Keyword search in relational database and XML database Fengdong Du DBXplorer: A System For Keyword-Based Search Over Relational Database by Sanjay Agrawal, Surajit Chaudhuri, and Gautam Das
XIRQL: A Query Language for information Retrieval in XML Document by Norbert Fuhr, Kai GroBjohann, SIGIR'01 September 9-12
Oct. 11 Making Fully-Indexed Data Pervasive Mariano P. Consens ( Bio and Homepage)   Abstract
Oct. 18 View Maintenance and Beyond Wookey Lee Self-maintainable Data Warehouse Views Using Differential Files by Lee Wookey, Yonghun Hwang, Suk-Ho Kang, Sanggeun Kim and Changmin Kim Abstract
Oct. 25 Distributed Queries without Distributed State David Maier ( Bio)   Abstract
Nov. 1 The Generalized MDL Approach for Summarization Xiaodong Zhou   Abstract
Nov. 8 Quotient Cube Yan Zhao   Abstract