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DbTalks: Autumn 2006

Contact: Jian Xu

Autumn 2006 DB-Talks : DB-Talks is a weekly meeting to discuss research in databases (and more broadly data management and data mining). It is scheduled every Friday 1:00pm-2:00pm in ICICS/CS 304. The papers to be discussed or presented will be posted/updated in this page. We welcome everyone interested in database-related area come and join our discussion.

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Query workload

Text Mining


Time Content Presenter Files
Fri. Sep 22, 2006 Thesis Presentation Mingyue Tan TBA
Fri. Sep 29, 2006 Thesis Presentation : Schema Mediation in PDMS Jie Zhao slides
Fri. Oct6, 2006 Cancelled - -
Fri. Oct13, 2006 Thesis Presentation : Access Control in XML PDMS Query Answering Shu'an Wang TBA
Fri. Oct20, 2006 Paper discussion : Coverage, relevance, and ranking: The impact of query operators on Web search engine results Andrew Carbonetto paper
Fri. Oct27, 2006 Paper discussion: Ranking Objects by Exploiting Relationships: Computing Top-K over Aggregation. (SIGMOD06) Jian Xu paper slides
Fri. Nov 24, 2006 Paper discussion: Building a Scalable Geo-Spatial DBMS: Technology, Implementation, and Evaluation Andrew Carbonetto paper
Fri. Dec 1st. 2006 Paper discussion: Finding Corresponding Objects when Integrating Several Geo-Spatial Datasets Jian Xu paper slides
Fri. Dec 8th. 2006 Paper discussion: Mining frequent geographic patterns with knowledge constraints Xiaodong Zhou paper


Last Update: October 24, 2005  

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