Publications of Rachel Pottinger

Refereed Journal Publications

Puyan A. Zadeh, Guan Wang, Hasan Burak-Cavka, Sheryl Staub-French, Rachel Information Quality Assessment for Facility Management. Journal of Advanced Engineering Informatics (ADVEI). (2017). pp. 181-205.

Hasan Burak Cavka, Sheryl Staub-French, and Rachel Pottinger. Evaluating the Alignment of Organizational and Project Contexts for BIM Adoption: A Case Study of a Large Owner Organization. Buildings. 5(4). December 2015. pp. 1265-1300.

Michael Lawrence, Rachel Pottinger, Sheryl Staub-French, and Madhav Nepal. Creating Flexible Mappings Between Building Information Models and Cost Information. Automation in Construction. 45. September 2014. pp. 107--118.

Jian Xu and Rachel Pottinger. Integrating Domain Heterogeneous Data Sources using Decomposition Aggregation Queries. Information Systems, 39(1). January 2014. pp. 80-107.

Madhav Prasad Nepal, Sheryl Staub-French, Rachel Pottinger, and Jiemin Zhang. Ontology-Based Feature Modeling for Construction Information Extraction from a Building Information Model. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 27(5). September 2013. pp. 555-569.

Melanie Tory, Sheryl Staub-French, Dandan Huang, Yu-Ling Chang, Colin Swindells, and Rachel Pottinger. Comparative Visualization of Construction Schedules. Automation in Construction, 29. January 2013. pp. 68-82.

Madhav Prasad Nepal, Sheryl Staub-French, Rachel Pottinger, and April Webster. Querying a Building Information Model for Construction-Specific Spatial Information. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 26(4). October 2012. pp. 904-923.

Jie Zhao, Rachel Pottinger, Cody Brown, and Shriram Rajagopalan. Schema Mediation in Peer Data Management Systems. International Journal on Cooperative Information Systems, 20(3). 2011. pp. 261-305.

Jian Xu and Rachel Pottinger. Optimizing acquaintance selection in a PDMS. International Journal on Cooperative Information Systems, 20(1). 2011. pp. 39-81.

Jiemin Zhang, April Webster, Michael Lawrence, Madhav Nepal, Rachel Pottinger, Sheryl Staub-French, and Melanie Tory: Improving the Usability of Standard Schemas . Information Systems. 36. 2011. pp. 209-221.

Angela Bonifati, Elaine Chang, Terence Ho, Laks V.S. Lakshmanan, Rachel Pottinger, and Yongik Chung: Schema Mapping and query translation in heterogeneous P2P XML databases. The VLDB Journal. 19(2). 2010. pp. 231-256.

Dandan Huang, Melanie Tory, Sheryl Staub-French, Rachel Pottinger: Visualization Techniques for Schedule Comparison. Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of EuroVis) 28(3). 2009. pp. 951-958.

Michael DiBernardo, Rachel Pottinger, and Mark Wilkinson: Semi-automatic Web Service Composition for the Life Sciences using the BioMoby Semantic Web Framework. Journal of Biomedical Informatics 41(5). 2008. pp. 837-847.

Rachel Pottinger and Alon Y. Halevy: MiniCon: A Scalable Algorithm for Answering Queries Using Views. VLDB Journal 10(2-3) (special edition on best of VLDB 2000), 2001. pp. 182-198. This article subsumes A Scalable Algorithm for Answering Queries Using Views, University of Washington Technical Report UW-CSE-2000-06-01.

Refereed Conference Papers

Zainab Zolaktaf, Jian Xu, and Rachel Pottinger. Extracting Aggregate Answer Statistics for Integration. International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT). 2015. pp. 85-96.

Tianyu Li, Pirooz Chubak, Laks Lakshmanan, and Rachel Pottinger. Efficient Extraction of Ontologies from Domain Specific Text Corpora. International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM). 2012. pp. 1537-1541.

Madhav Nepal, Sheryl Staub-French, and Rachel Pottinger. Providing Query Support to Leverage BIM for Construction. Construction Research Congress. 2012. pp. 767-777.

Michael Lawrence, Rachel Pottinger, and Sheryl Staub-French. Data Coordination: Supporting Contingent Updates. The International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB), 2011. pp. 831-842.

Ali Moosavi, Tianyu Li, Laks Lakshmanan, and Rachel Pottinger. ONTECTAS: Bridging the Gap Between Collaborative Tagging Systems and Structured Data. International Conference on Advanced Information System Engineering (CAiSE) 2011. pp. 436-451.

Xun Sun, Rachel Pottinger, and Michael Lawrence. Support Elements in Graph Structured Schema Reintegration. International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) 2010. pp. 1361-1364.

Madhav Nepal, Jiemin Zhang, April Webster, Sheryl Staub-French, Rachel Pottinger, and Michael Lawerence: Querying IFC-based Building Information Models to Support Construction Management Functions. Construction Research Congress, 2009.

Madhav Nepal, Sheryl Staub-French, Jiemin Zhang, Rachel Pottinger, and Michael Lawrence: Deriving Construction Features from an IFC Model. Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Conference (CSCE), 2008.

Ting Wang and Rachel Pottinger: SeMap: A Generic Mapping Construction System. The 11th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT) 2008. pp. 97-108.

Rachel Pottinger and Philip A. Bernstein: Schema Merging and Mapping Creation for Relational Sources. The 11th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT) 2008. pp. 73-84.

Peter Mork, Rachel Pottinger, and Philip A. Bernstein: Challenges in Precisely Aligning Models of Human Anatomy Using Generic Schema Matching . The 11th World Conference on Medical Informatics, Medinfo 2004. pp. 401-405.

Rachel A. Pottinger, Philip A. Bernstein: Merging Models Based on Given Correspondences. The 29th International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB) Berlin, Germany, September 9-12, 2003. pp. 862-873.

Rachel Pottinger and Alon Levy: A Scalable Algorithm for Answering Queries Using Views. Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Very Large Databases, Cairo, Egypt, September 10-14, 2000. pp. 484-495.

Refereed Workshop Papers

Ting Li, Victoria Lemieux, Rachel Pottinger. Challenges in Resolving Semantic Heterogeneity with The Global Legal Entity Identifier System (poster). Data Science for Macro-Modeling with Financial and Economic Datasets Workshop. June, 2014.

Mandana Sotoodeh, Rachel Pottinger, Philippe Kruchten: Towards Supporting Users in Semantic Exploration of Large Distributed Schemas. The 8th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS), 2011. pp. 570-577. Michael Lawrence, Rachel Pottinger, Sheryl Staub-French Coordination of Data in Heterogeneous Domains. Second International Workshop on New Trends in Information Integration (NTII), Long Beach, USA, March 6, 2010. pp. 167-170.

Hassina Bounif, Stefano Spaccapietra, Rachel Pottinger: Requirements Ontology and Multi-representation Strategy for Database Schema Evolution. VLDB Workshop on Ontologies-based techniques for DataBases and Information Systems, Seoul, Korea, September 11, 2006.

Hassina Bounif, Rachel Pottinger: Schema Repository for Database Schema Evolution. 2nd International Workshop on Data Management in Global Data Repositories (GRep), 2006. pp. 647-651.

Other Refereed Publications

Lawrence, Michael and Rachel Pottinger. "A System for Integration of Lossy and Unstructured Data in Large Building Projects". The 20th Canadian Artificial Intelligence Conference. May, 2007.

Carbonetto, Andrew, Francis Ouellette and Rachel Pottinger. "Ontology Alignment on Biological Systems using Domain Taxonomy". Canadian Genetic Diseases Network (CGDN) Annual Scientific Meeting. Apr, 2007.

Angela Bonifati, Elaine Chang, Terence Ho, Laks Lakshmanan, Rachel Pottinger: HEPTOX: Marrying XML and Heterogeneity in Your P2P Databases (Demo). The 31st International Conference on Very Large Databases, Trondheim, Norway, August 30 - September 2, 2005.

Rachel A. Pottinger: An Extensible System for Merging Two Models (Doctoral Poster). The 28th International Conference on Very Large Databases, Hong Kong, August 20-23, 2002.

Zachary G. Ives, Alon Y. Levy, Jayant Madhavan, Rachel Pottinger, Stefan Saroiu, Igor Tatarinov, Shiori Betzler, Qiong Chen, Ewa Jaslikowska, Jing Su, Wai Tak Theodora Yeung: Self-Organizing Data Sharing Communities with SAGRES (demonstration). Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOD Conference on Management of Data, Dallas, USA, May 14-19, 2000.

Book Chapters

Rachel Pottinger: "" Perspectives on Business Intelligence. Synthesis Lectures on Data Management, Volume 5, No 1, 2013. Rachel Pottinger: "Mapping-Based Merging of Schemas". Schema Matching and Mapping. Ed. Angela Bonifati, Zohra Bellashene and Erhard Rahm. Data-Centric Systems and Applications (Springer), 2011. ISBN 978-3-642-16517-7.

Rachel Pottinger and Philip A. Bernstein: "Associativity and Commutativity in Generic Merge". Conceptual Modeling: Foundations and Applications. Ed. Alex Borgida, Vinay Chaudhri, Paolo Giorgini, Eric Yu. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2009. pp 254-272.

Rachel Pottinger: "Database Schema Integration". Encyclopedia of Geographical Information Systems. Ed. Shashi Shekhar and Hui Xiong. Springer, 2007.

Invited Publications

Rachel A. Pottinger, Philip A. Bernstein: Creating a Mediated Schema Based on Initial Correspondences. IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin 25(3), September 2002. pp. 26-31.

Philip A. Bernstein, Alon Y. Halevy, and Rachel A. Pottinger: Model Management: Managing Complex Information Structures. SIGMOD Record 29(4), December 2000. pp. 55-63.

Other Publications

Jian Xu, Rachel Pottinger: Optimizing Acquaintance Selection in a PDMS. University of British Columbia Department of Computer Science Technical report: TR-2007-18. September 2007.

Rachel A. Pottinger: Processing Queries and Merging Schemas in Support of Data Integration. PhD Dissertation. University of Washington Department of Computer Science and Engineering. August 2004.

Rachel A. Pottinger, Philip A. Bernstein: Merging Models Based on Given Correspondences. (Full version) University of Washington Technical Report UW-CSE-03-02-03. February 2003.

Philip A. Bernstein, Alon Y. Levy, and Rachel A. Pottinger: Model Management: Managing Complex Information Structures. Technical Report MSR-TR-2000-53, June 2000.

Rachel Pottinger: Choosing a Ph.D. Program in Computer Science. ACM Crossroads Magazine, Volume 6, Issue 1; Fall 1999. pp. 6-13.


Rachel Pottinger
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