Volume 31    Number 2    June 2002  
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Articles | Distinguished Database Profiles | Influential Papers | Book Reviews
Reports | Surveys | Systems and Prototypes | Standards | Database Principles

SIGMOD Officers, Committees and Awards (also in: PDF)
Editor’s Notes (also in: Postscript andPDF)
Chair’s Message (in: gzipped Postscript and PDF)

Articles

Bringing Order to Query Optimization
G. Slivinskas, C. Jensen, R. Snodgrass
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
The Design of a Retrieval Technique for High-Dimensional Data on Tertiary Storage
R. Orlandic, J. Lukaszuk, C. Swietlik
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
A Pictorial Query Language for Querying Geographic Databases using Positional and OLAP Operators
E. Pourabbas, M. Rafanelli
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
Investigating XQuery for Querying Across Database Object Types
N. Wiegand
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
MPEG and Multimedia Database Systems
H. Kosch
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
Cluster Validity Methods: Part I
M. Halkidi, Y. Batistakis, M. Vazirgiannis
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
From Ternary Relationship to Relational Tables: A Case Against Common Beliefs
R. Camps Pare
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF

Distinguished Database Profiles

David DeWitt Speaks Out
Marianne Winslett
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
URL: http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~dewitt

Influential Papers

Reminiscences on Influential Papers – Kenneth A. Ross ed.
M. Fernandez, K. Shim
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF

Book Reviews

Introduction
Karl Aberer
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
URL: http://www.acm.org/sigmod/record/bookreviews.html
Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques – by J. Han, M. Kamber
Reviewer: F. Berzal, N. Marin
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
Mining the World Wide Web: An Information Search Approach – by G. Chang et al
Reviewer: A. Ouksel
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence for E-Commerce – by A. Simon, S. Shaffer
Reviewer: F. Goethals
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF

Reports

Report on the NSF Workshop on Building an Infrastructure for Mobile and Wireless Systems
Birgitta Konig-Ries, Kia Makki, Sam Makki, Charles Perkins, Niki Pissinou, Peter Reiher, Peter Scheuermann, Jari Veijalainen, Ouri Wolfson
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
URL: http://it2.eng.fiu.edu/Workshop/Program/Program.html
Report on the ACM Fourth International Workshop on Data Warehousing and OLAP (DOLAP 2001)
J. Hammer
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
URL: http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/conf/dolap/dolap2001.html

Surveys

A Brief Survey of Web Data Extraction Tools
A. Laender, B. Ribeiro-Neto, A. da Silva, J. Teixeira
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF

Systems and Prototypes

Phoenix Project: Fault-Tolerant Applications
R. Barga, D. Lomet
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
URL: http://www.research.microsoft.com/db/phoenix/

Standards

SQL/XML is Making Good Progress
A. Eisenberg, J. Melton
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF

Database Principles

Combining Fuzzy Information: an Overview
R. Fagin
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
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