8th International Conference on Management of Data


Hotel Park Sherton
Chennai (Madras), INDIA
18 - 20 December 1997

Conference Schedule

18th December
9:00 - 12:00 Tutorials: T2 and T3 in parallel sessions
14:00 - 17:00 Tutorials: T1 and T4 in parallel sessions

T1: Developing Business Object Applications
T2: WWW and databases : from data integration towards information markets
T3: Data Warehousing and OLAP for Decision Support: Foundations and Techniques
T4: Data Mining

19th December
8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:30 Inauguration
9:30 - 10:30 Invited Talk I: Security, Fault Tolerance, and Information Warfare
Professor Sushil Jajodia
10:30 - 10:45 Tea
10:45 - 12:15 Session I: DataMining and DataWarehousing
A Self Maintainable View Maintenance Technique for Data Warehouses
Millist Vincent, Mukesh Mohania and Yahiko Kambayashi
University of South Australia, Australia
Incremental Updating Algorithms for Mining Association Rules
Jianlin Feng, Yucai Feng
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Maintenance of Data Warehouse Views Using Normalization
Mukesh Mohania, Kamalakar Karlapalem and Millist Vincent
University of Southern Australia, Australia.

12:15 - 12:45 Product Presentation I (Microsoft)
12:45 - 1:45 Lunch
1:45 - 3:15 Session II: Concurrency and Recovery in Databases
An Optimized Two-Safe Approach to Maintaining Remote Backup Systems
Kexiang Hu, Sharad Mehrotra and Simon Kaplan
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
Performance Comparison of Main Memory Database Recovery Algorithms
Yutong Wang, Vijay Kumar
University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, USA
Formalization and Correctness of Concurrency Control Algorithms for an Open and Safe Nested Transaction Model Using I/O Automation Model.
Sanjay Kumar Madria, S N Maheshwari and B Chandra
University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
3:15 - 3:30 Tea
3:30 - 4:00 Product Presentation II (Polaris)
4:00 - 5:30 Session - III: Database Design I
Restructuring Partitioned Normal Form Relations Without Information Loss.
Millist Vincent and Mark Levene
University of South Australia, Australia
An Approach to Efficient Data Clustering Based on a New Definition for Nested Normal Form
Wai Yin Mok and David W Embley
The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA.
Active Database Design: Methodology and Tools
Amghar Y and Meziane M
LISI-INSA, Villeurbanne, France

20th December
9:00 - 10:00 Invited Talk II: Research Issues in Temporal Databases
Professor N L Sarda
10:00 - 10:30 Product Presentation III (Computer Associates)
10:30 - 10:45 Tea
10:45 - 12:15 Session IV: Query Processing and Optimization
A Framework for Multi Query Optimization
Sunil Choenni, Martin Kersten, Amani Saad and Johan van den Akker
National Aerospace Laboratory,
The Netherlands
A Filter for Detecting Possible Inconsistencies for Nulls in Oracle
S K Gupta, D V L N Somayajulu and Shubha Mani
Dept of CS&E, IIT Delhi, India
RYBE1, A Tabular Interface for Querying a Multi-Database System
Christian Sallaberry, M N Bessagnet and H Kriaa
Universite' de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, France

12:15 - 12:45 Product Presentation IV (IBM)
12:45 - 1:45 Lunch
1:45 - 3:15 Session V: Database Design II
Abstraction Layered Structure-Process Codesign
Wolfram Clauss and Bernhard Thalheim
Brandenburg Technical University, Cottbus, Germany
Perspectives for a Formal Framework for Schema Modification in Object Databases
Heino Gartner
Bremen University, Bremen, Germany
A New Interpolation Scheme for Dynamic Databases
S Kuppuswami, R Subraminian, Paul Rodrigues and G Venkata Sachindra
Dept., of CS, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India

3:15 - 3:30 Tea
3:30 - 5:00 Session VI: Pot-pourri
Automating Metadata Updates Exemplified by the Environmental Data Catalogue UDK
Ralf Nikolai, Arne Koschel, Ralf Kramer and Thomas Sattler
Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI), Karlsruhe, Germany
WWW as a Distributed Deductive Database: D3Web
J F Aldana Montes and M I Yague del Valle,
Dept of Lenguajes Y Ciencias de la computacion, Malaga, Spain
A Formal Approach for Horizontal Fragmentation of Disjunctive Deductive Databases
Aparna Seetharaman and Yiu-Kai Ng
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA

5:00 - 5:30 Summing up