Volume 35    Number 4    December 2006  
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Regular Research Articles | Industry Perspectives | Research Centers
Event Reports | Database Principles | Distinguished Database Profiles
TODS Report

ENTIRE ISSUE – 78 pages (in: PDF)
SIGMOD Officers, Committees and Awards (also in: PDF)

Regular Research Articles

Why is Schema Matching Tough and What Can We Do About It?
Avigdor Gal
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TPCC-UVa: An Open-Source TPC-C Implementation for Global Performance Measurement of Computer Systems
Diego R. Llanos
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XML Search: Languages, INEX and Scoring
Sihem Amer-Yahia, and Mounia Lalmas
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Relaxed Space Bounding for Moving Objects: A Case for the Buddy Tree
Shuqiao Guo, Zhiyong Huang, H. V. Jagadish, Beng Chin Ooi, and Zhenjie Zhang
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An Online Bibliography on Scheme Evolution
Erhard Rahm, and Philip A. Bernstein
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Industry Perspectives

The ADO.NET Entity Framework: Making the Conceptual Level Real
Jose A. Blakeley, David Campbell, S. Muralidhar, and Anil Nori
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Research Centers

Data Management for a Smart Earth: The Swiss NCCR-MICS Initiative
Karl Aberer, Gustavo Alonso, and Donald Kossmann
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Event Reports

Report of the Second International Workshop on Data Management on Modern Hardware (DaMoN’06)
Anastassia Ailamaki, Peter Boncz, Stefan Manegold
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URL: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~damon2006/
A Report on the Eighth International Workshop on Data Warehousing and OLAP (DOLAP’06)
Juan Trujillo, and Il-Yeol Song
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URL: http://gplsi.dlsi.ua.es/congresos/dolap05/
ICDE 2006 Ph.D. Workshop Report
Wai Gen Yee, and Shamkant B. Navathe
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URL: http://ir.iit.edu/~waigen/icde06phd/
Report on the Models of Trust for the Web Workshop (MTW’06)
Tim Finin, Lalana Kagal, and Daniel Olmedilla
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URL: http://www.l3s.de/~olmedilla/events/MTW06_Workshop.html

Database Principles

Normalization Theory for XML
Marcelo Arenas
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Distinguished Database Profiles

Gerome Miklau Speaks Out on His SIGMOD Distinguished Dissertation Award, How Great It Is to Be a Professor, and More
Marianne Winslett
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URL: http://www.cs.umass.edu/~miklau/
Yannis Ioannidis Speaks Out on Database Research Funding in Europe, the Importance of Being Uncertain, Teaching as Show Business, the History of Histograms, and More
Marianne Winslett
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URL: http://cgi.di.uoa.gr/~yannis/

TODS Report

Changes to the TODS Editorial Board
Richard Snodgrass
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