8th International Conference on Management of Data

Chennai (Madras), INDIA
18 - 20 December 1997
(Sponsored by Computer Society of India)



For almost a decade, COMAD has been a premier conference aimed at furthering research in the database arena. COMAD has served as a forum for researchers, users, system builders and consultants to discuss novel and challenging applications of database technology in the engineering of complex systems. COMAD series of conferences were established to provide a single domestic forum with an international flavor for the database community. It has risen to a truly international conference that attracts leading researchers and practitioners from all over the world.

COMAD'97 is the 8th in the series and will continue to strengthen this trend and aim at furthering the goal of stimulating new research directions in databases. This conference assumes a new dimension with the rapid growth of the Internet in recent years. The theme of this year's COMAD conference is "Internet and Databases".

Topics of Interest

The topics of interest include but are not limited to:

Paper and Electronic Abstract Submissions

Four copies of original papers not exceeding 5000 words (double spaced pages) should be submitted. The submissions must be received by June 30, 1997. The address, telephone number, fax number and electronic address of the contact author should be given on the title page of the submission.

Please submit by E-mail, an abstract of the paper (not more than 250 words), along with the title, names of the authors and the contact address including a contact email.

We encourage electronic submissions of the papers by email. Please send a postscript version of your paper to comad97@lotus.iitm.ernet.in

Address for submission of hard copies :

Dr. D. Janaki Ram
Distributed & Object Systems Group
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Chennai - 600 036, INDIA

Email: comad97@lotus.iitm.ernet.in
Fax: +91-44-2350509
Telephone: +91-44-2351365 ext. 3521/3501

Important Dates

Program Committee

Chairman Program Committee

Chairman Organizing Committee

Advisory Committee


The proceedings of the conference will be published by Springer/Narosa publishers.


The conference will be held at Hotel Park Sheraton, Chennai (Madras).