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Conference on Management of Data (COMAD - 2010)



December 8, 2010






Keynote 1 [Auditorium]

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee Break



Track-1 : Auditorium

Track-2 : Lecture Room MEC - G6
Material Engineering Centre


Research Session – I   Database Systems

Tutorial 1


Lunch Break

13.30 – 15.00

Industry Session – I

Tutorial 1 (contd.)

15.00 – 15.30

Coffee Break

15.30 – 16.20

Industry Session – I (contd.)

Tutorial – II (15.00 – 17.00)

16.20 – 17.20

Poster Session – I [Lecture Room MEC – G7, Material Engineering Centre]

17.30 – 18.30

SIGDATA Meeting (Open to all participants)


December 9, 2010

9.00 – 10.15

Keynote 2 [Auditorium]

10.15 – 10.45

Coffee Break


Track-1 :Auditorium

Track-2 : Lecture Room  MEC - G6
Material Engineering Centre

10.45 – 12.30

Research Session – II  Information Retrieval and Web

Tutorial II(contd.)

12.30 – 13.30

Lunch Break

13.30 – 15.15

Industry Session – II

Tutorial – III

15.00 – 15.30

Coffee Break

15.45 – 16.45

SIGMOD 2010 Highlights Session

Tutorial – III (contd.)

16.45 – 17.45

Poster Session - II
[Lecture Room  MEC – G7,  Material Engineering Centre]


Conference Banquet [Persistent Systems, Infotech Tower Terrace]


December 10, 2010

9.15 – 10.30

Keynote 3 [Auditorium]

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee Break


Track-1 : Auditorium

Track-2 : Lecture Room  MEC - G6
Material Engineering Centre


Research Session – III  Data Mining

Tutorial – IV


Lunch break


Sponsors Talk – Infosys

Tutorial – IV (contd.)

14.00 –15.30

Gong Show


15.30 – 15.45

Closing Session [Auditorium]

15.45 – 16.15

Coffee/Tea Break




1.  December 8, 2010 9:15 - 10:30, Auditorium(Chair :- Prof. N.L.Sarda, IIT, Bombay)

      • The Future of Data Warehousing          

Dr. Stephen Brobst, CTO, Teradata Corporation, USA.

2. December 9, 2010  9:00 - 10:15, Auditorium(Chair:- Prof. S. Sudarshan, IIT, Bombay)

      • Scalable Data Management in the Cloud: Research Challenges and Opportunities

Prof.  Divyakant Agrawal, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.

3. December 10, 2010 9:15 - 10:30, Auditorium(Chair:- Prof. P. Sreenivasa Kumar, IIT Madras)

      • Making Web-scale Entity-Relationship Search a Reality

Prof. Soumen Chakrabarti, IIT Bombay.


 1. December 8, 2010 (Chair:-Prof A.G.Keskar, VNIT, Nagpur)

      • A Survey on Sampling Techniques and Applications

Dr Sameep Mehta and Dr Vinayak Pandit (IBM Research - India)          

2. December 8, 2010 (Chair: Gautam Das, University of Texas, Arlington)

      • Information Retrieval and Text Mining Opportunities in Bioinformatics

Dr N Jeyakumar Natarajan (Bharathiar University)

3. December 9, 2010 (Chair: Dr. Vinayak Pandit, IBM Research India)

      • Data Mining Problems in Internet Ad Systems

            Prof. S Muthukrishnan (Rutgers University)

4. December 10, 2010(Chair:- Prof. P.S.Deshpande, VNIT, Nagpur)

      • Representing large-scale uncertainty through probabilistic databases

                                           Dr Prithviraj Sen (Yahoo! Labs, India)


Research Sessions

R1: Database Systems (December 08, 2010 11:00 - 12:30, Chair:- Dr. Prasad Deshpande, IBM, India)

      • Aggregate Skyline Join Queries: Skylines with Aggregate Operations over Multiple Relations

                               Arnab Bhattacharya (IIT Kanpur) and Palvali Teja (Amazon, Hyderabad)                                

      • INSTRUCT: Space-efficient structure for indexing and complete query management of string databases

Sourav Dutta (IBM Research India) and Arnab Bhattacharya (IIT Kanpur)

      • Handling Negation in General Deductive Databases: A Program Transformation Method

Weiling Li, Komal Khabya, Ming Fang and Rajshekhar Sunderraman (Georgia State Univ, USA)

R2: Information Retrieval and Web (December 9, 2010 10:45 - 12:30, Chair: Prof. P. Krishna Reddy, IIIT Hyderabad)

      • Extracting Problem and Resolution Information from Online Discussion Forums

Preethi Raghavan (Ohio State Univ, USA), Rose Catherine K, Shajith Ikbal, Nandakishore Kambhatla and Debapriyo Majumdar (IBM Research India)

      • Analysis and Modeling of Evolving Database-centric Web Applications

Sista Venkata Madhava Krishna, Karnati Satyadeep (IIT Guwahati), Abhishek Biswas (Old Dominion Univ, USA) and Jagannathan Srinivasan (Oracle Inc)

      • High-Precision Web Extraction Using Site Knowledge

Meghana Kshirsagar (UIUC, USA), Rajeev Rastogi (Yahoo, Bangalore), Sandeepkumar Satpal (Microsoft,Hyderabad), Srinivasan Sengamedu (Yahoo, Bangalore)and Venu Satuluri (Ohio State Univ, USA)

      • An unsupervised approach to sentence classification

Shailesh Deshpande (TCS, India), Girish Palshikar (TRDDC, Pune) and G. Athiappan (TCS, India)

R3: Data Mining (December 10, 2010 11:00 - 12:30, Chair: Dr. Arnab Bhattacharya, IIT Kanpur)

      • Selecting a Right Interestingness Measure for Rare Association Rules

Akshat Surana, Uday Kiran and Polepally Krishna Reddy (IIIT Hyderabad)

      • On Bayesian Network and Outlier Detection

Sakshi Babbar and Sanjay Chawla (Univ of Sydney)

      • A Robust Active Learning framework using Itemset based Dynamic Rule Sampling

Bhanukiran Vinzamuri and Vikram Pudi (IIIT, Hyderabad)

Industrial Sessions

I1: Industry Session I (December 8, 2010 13:30-15:00,Chair:- Dr. Srinath Srinivasa, IIIT, Bangalore)

                                                               (Coffee Break 15:00-15:30)

      • Invited Talk: Data Management Challenges in India's Unique Identification Number System

Pramod Varma, Chief Architect, Unique Identification Authority of India (13.30 – 14.30)

      • Building Knowledge-bases from the Web

Srinivasan H Sengamedu, Yahoo Labs, India

      • Performance Based Display Advertising: A Large Scale Machine Learning Model in Practice

Krishna Prasad Chitrapura, Yahoo Labs, India

      • A model driven approach to enterprise data integration

Sreedhar Reddy, Tata Consultancy Services, India

I2: Industry Session II (December 9, 2010 13:30 - 15:15,Chair:- Prof. O.G.Kakde, VNIT, Nagpur)

      • Invited Talk: System Performance Challenges at NSDL

Rajesh Doshi, Executive Director, National Securities Depository Ltd, India (13.30 – 14.30)

      • Minimizing Testing Overheads in Database Migration Lifecycle

Sangameshwar Patil, Sasanka Roy, John Augustine, Amanda Redlich, Sachin Lodha, Harrick Vin, Anand Deshpande, Mangesh Gharote, Ankit Mehrotra, TRDDC, India

      • Content-Aware Master Data Management

Karin Murthy, Deepak P., Prasad M. Deshpande, Sreekanth L. Kakaraparthy, Vedula T. Surya Sandeep, Vijaya K. Shyamsundar, Sanjay K. Singh, IBM Research, India

SIGMOD Highlights Sessions (December 9, 2010 15:45 - 16:45,Chair:- Prof. S.R.Sathe, VNIT,Nagpur)

      • Bed-Tree: An All-Purpose Index Structure for String Similarity Search Based on Edit Distance

Zhenjie Zhang(NUS, Singapore), Marios Hadjieleftheriou (AT&T, USA), Beng Chin Ooi (NUS, Singapore) and Divesh Srivastava (AT&T, USA)

      • Constructing and exploring composite items.

Senjuti Basu Roy(UT, Arlington), Sihem Amer-Yahia, Ashish Chawla(Yahoo! Research), Gautam Das(UT, Arlington) and Cong Yu(Yahoo! Research)


Poster Session (I and II) Papers


      • Processes Summarization

Biplav Srivastava (IBM Research, India)

      • Adressing internal consistency with multidimensional conditional functional dependencies

Stefan Bruggemann, (Institute for Information Technology, Oldenburg, Germany)

      • From Model Extraction to Model-based Reuse of Enterprise Documents

Biplav Srivastava, Debdoot Mukherjee, Rema Ananthanarayanan and Vibha Sinha (IBM Research, India)

      • Evaluating Information Coverage in Machine Generated Summary and Variable Length Documents

Niraj Kumar, Kannan Srinathan and Vasudeva Varma (IIIT, Hyderabad)

      • Analyzing Periodically Occurring Patterns in Time Series

Shivam Sahai, Maitreya Natu and Vaishali Sadaphal (TRDDC, Pune)

      • Digging up the Dirt on User Generated Content Generation

Jake T Lussier, Troy Raeder and Nitesh Chawla (Univ of Notre Dame, USA)


Gong Show (December 10, 2010 14:00-15:30,Chair:- Prof. P.Sreenivasa Kumar, IIT, Madras)

      • The gong show will consist of a series of short presentations where an invited group of participants from academia and industry will present an overview of their work. The goal of the gong show is to foster collaboration and encourage our younger participants to take up research careers in databases and related fields.