Volume 33    Number 2    June 2004  
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Special Section on Data Engineering for Life Sciences | Articles | Database Principles
Distinguished Database Profiles | Influential Papers | Standards | Book Reviews | Career Forum

SIGMOD Officers, Committees and Awards (also in: PDF)
Editor’s Notes (in: PDF)
Developments at ACM TODS (in: PDF)
Yahiko Kambayashi: A Tribute and Personal Memoirs (in: PDF)

Special Section on Data Engineering for Life Sciences

Life Science Research and Data Management
Amarnath Gupta
Available in: PDF
Database Management for Life Sciences Research
H.V. Jagadish and F. Olken
Available in: PDF
An Optimal Algorithm for Querying Tree Structures and its Applications in Bioinformatics
H-F. Liu, Y-H Chang and K-M Chao
Available in: PDF
Using Reasoning to Guide Annotation with Gene Ontology Terms in GOAT
M. Bada, D. Turi, R. McEntire and R. Stevens
Available in: PDF
Managing and Analyzing Carbohydrate Data
K.F. Aoki, N. Ueda, A. Yamaguchi, T. Akutsu, M. Kanehisa and H. Mamisuka
Available in: PDF
Piers: An Efficient Model for Similarity Search in DNA Sequence Databases
X. Cao, S.C. Li, B.C. Ooi and A.K.H. Tung
Available in: PDF
The GenAlg Project
J. Hammer and M. Schneider
Available in: PDF
BIO-AJAX: An Extensible Framework for Biological Data Cleaning
K.G. Herbert, N.H. Gehani, W.H. Piel, J. Wang, and C.H. Wu
Available in: PDF
Automatic Composite Wrapper Generation for Semi-Structured Biological Data Based on Table Structure Identification
L. Chen, H.M. Jamil and N. Wang
Available in: PDF
A Distributed Database for BioMolecular Images
A.K. Singh, B.S. Manjunath and R.F. Murphy
Available in: PDF
BioFast: Challenges in Exploring Linked Life Science Sources
J. Bleiholder, Z. Lacroix, H. Murthy, F. Naumann, L. Raschid and M-E. Vidal
Available in: PDF


Mobile Databases: a Selection of Open Issues and Research Directions
Guy Bernard, Jalel Ben-Othman, Luc Bouganim, Gerome Canals, Sophie Chabridon, Bruno Defude, Jean Ferrie, Stephane Gancarski, Rachid Guerraoui, Pascal Molli, Philippe Pucheral, Claudia Roncancio, Patricia Serrano-Alvarado and Patrick Valduriez
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Introducing an Annotated Bibliography on Temporal and Evolution Aspects in the World Wide Web
Fabio Grandi
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Database Principles

Logic-based Web Information Extraction
Georg Gottlob and Christoph Koch
Available in: PDF

Distinguished Database Profiles

Interview with Jeffrey Naughton
Marianne Winslett
Available in: PDF
URL: http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~naughton/naughton.html

Influential Papers

Reminiscences on Influential Papers – Kenneth A. Ross ed.
Nicolas Bruno, Sam Madden, Wei Wang
Available in: PDF


An Early Look at XQuery API for Java (XQJ)
Andrew Eisenberg, Jim Melton
Available in: PDF

Book Reviews

Book Review Column
Karl Aberer
Available in: PDF
URL: http://www.acm.org/sigmod/record/bookreviews.html
Managing Gigabytes: Compressing and Indexing documents and images – By Ian H. Witten, Alistair Moffat, and Timothy C. Bell (Second Edition)
Reviewer: S. V. Nagaraj
Available in: PDF
Database Tuning Principles, Experiments, and Troubleshooting Techniques – by Dennis Shasha and Philippe Bonnet
Reviewer: Nancy Hartline Bercich
Available in: PDF

Career Forum

Branding Yourself
R. Snodgrass and M. Brucks
Available in: PDF


Spatial, Temporal and Spatio-Temporal Databases – Hot Issues and Directions for PhD Research
J. Roddick, M.J. Egenhofer, E. Hoel, D. Papadias and B. Salzberg
Available in: PDF
EDBT04 Workshop on Database Technologies for Handling XML Information on the Web
M. Mesiti, B. Catania, G. Guerrini and A. Chaudhri
Available in: PDF
Issues in Mechanical Engineering Design Management
D. Hislop, Z. Lacroix and G. Moeller
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