Volume 37    Number 3    September 2008  
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Regular Research Articles | Systems and Prototypes | Distinguished Database Profiles
Open Forum | Event Reports | Announcements | Calls for Papers/Nominations

ENTIRE ISSUE – 67 pages (in: PDF)
SIGMOD Officers, Committees and Awardees (also in: PDF)
Editor’s Notes (in: PDF)
Welcome Message to New SIGMOD Members (in: PDF)
2008 SIGMOD Award Winners (in: PDF)

Regular Research Articles

The Claremont Report on Database Research
Available in: PDF
A Critique of Claude Rubinson’s Paper, Nulls, Three – Valued Logic, and Ambiguity in SQL
C. J. Date
Available in: PDF
Null Values In SQL
John Grant
Available in: PDF

Systems and Prototypes

The Orchestra Collaborative Data Sharing System
Zack Ives, Todd J. Green, Grigoris Karvounarakis, Nicholas E. Taylor, Val Tannen, Partha Pratim Talukdar, Marie Jacob, and Fernando Pereira
Available in: PDF

Distinguished Database Profiles

AnHai Doan Speaks Out
Marianne Winslett
Available in: PDF
URL: http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~anhai/

Open Forum

Paper and Proposal Reviews: Is the Process Flawed?
Henry Korth, Philip Bernstein, Mary Fernandez, Le Gruenwald, Phokion Kolaitis, Kathryn McKinley, and Tamer Ozsu
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The Conference Reviewing Crisis and a Proposed Solution
H. V. Jagadish
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Event Reports

DB&IR Integration: Report on the Dagstuhl Seminar “Ranked XML Querying”
Available in: PDF
Report on the 9th Intl. Workshop on Web Information and Data Management (WIDM 2007)
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Call for Nominations – ACM SIGMOD elections
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Calls for Papers/Nominations

Call for Submissions – ACM SIGMOD Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award
Available in: PDF
URL: http://www.sigmod.org/sigmod/sigmodinfo/awards/dissertation.html
Calls for Papers (2009 SIGMOD, 2009 PODS), 2009 SIGMOD Demos, Industrial Presentations, Panel Proposals, Tutorial Proposals, and Workshop Proposals
Available in: PDF
URL: http://www.sigmod09.org/
First Annual SIGMOD Programming Contest
Available in: PDF
URL: http://db.csail.mit.edu/sigmod09contest/
2009 SIGMOD Undergraduate Research Poster Competition
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URL: http://www.sigmod09.org
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