Volume 31    Number 3    September 2002  
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Articles | Book Reviews | Database Principles | Distinguished Database Profiles
Industry Perspectives | Influential Papers | Reports | Standards | Career Forum | Research Centers

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

Articles

The Cougar Approach to In-Network Query Processing in Sensor Networks
Y. Yao, J. Gehrke
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
Clustering Validity Checking Methods: Part II
M. Halkidi, Y. Batistakis, M. Vazirgiannis
Available in: PDF
A Study on the Management of Semantic Transaction for Efficient Data Retrieval
S. Huang, I. Kwan, C. Li
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF

Book Reviews

Introduction
Karl Aberer
Available in: Postscript and PDF
URL: http://www.acm.org/sigmod/record/bookreviews.html
Introduction to Constraint Databases – by Peter Revesz
Reviewer: Bart Kuijpers
Available in: Postscript and PDF
Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing – by C. Manning et al
Reviewer: G. Weikum
Available in: Postscript and PDF

Database Principles

Automata Theory for XML Researchers
Frank Neven
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF

Distinguished Database Profiles

Hector Garcia-Molina Speaks Out
Marianne Winslett
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
URL: http://www-db.stanford.edu/people/hector.html

Industry Perspectives

Toward Autonomic Computing with DB2 Universal Database
S. Lightstone, G. Lohman, D. Zilio
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF

Influential Papers

Reminiscences on Influential Papers – Kenneth A. Ross ed.
A. E. Abbadi, T. Johnson, R. Snodgrass
Available in: Postscript and PDF

Reports

Report on the Semantic Web Workshop at WWW 2002
M. Frank, N. Noy, S. Staab
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
Report on the Mobile Search Workshop at WWW 2002
A. Soffer, Y. Maarek, B. Chang
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
Report on the Web Dynamics Workshop at WWW 2002
M. Levene, A. Poulovassilis
Available in: Postscript and PDF
Report on the 24th European Colloquium on Information Retrieval Research
F. Crestani, M. Girolami
Available in: Postscript and PDF

Standards

SQL/MED – A Status Report
J. Melton, J. Michels, V. Josifovski, K. Kulkarni, P. Schwarz
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF

Career Forum

Interviewing During a Tight Job Market
Q. Luo, Z. Ives
Available in: Postscript and PDF

Research Centers

Database Research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M. Winslett, K. Chang, A. Doan, J. Han, C. Zhai, and Y. Zhou
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
URL: http://drl.cs.uiuc.edu
Research Activities in Database Management and Information Retrieval at the University of Illinois at Chicago
Isabel Cruz, Ashfaq Khokhar, Bing Liu, Prasad Sistla, Ouri Wolfson, and Clement Yu
Available in: gzipped Postscript and PDF
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