Volume 23    Number 4    December 1994  
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EDITOR’S NOTES AND ERRATUM


ARTICLES:

Are the Terms “Version” and “Variant” Orthogonal to One Another?
Hartmut Wedekind
Data Modeling in the Large
Martin Bertram
A New Join Algorithm
Dong Keun Shin and Arnold Charles Meltzer


SPECIAL SECTION: METADATA FOR DIGITAL MEDIA

Introduction to the Special Issue
Wolfgang Klas and Amit Sheth (Editors)
Metadata for Multimedia Documents
Klemens Bohm and Thomas C. Rakow
Metadata in Video Databases
Ramesh Jain and Arun Hampapur
A Meta-database System for Semantic Image Search by a Mathematical Model of Meaning
Yasushi Kiyoki, Takashi Kitagawa, and Takanari Hayama
SEQUOIA 2000 Metadata Schema for Satellite Images
Jean T. Anderson and Michael Stonebraker
Using Metadata for the Intelligent Browsing of Structured Media Objects
William I. Grosky, Farshad Fotouhi, Ishwar K. Sethi, and Bogdan Capatina
Metadata for Integrating Speech Documents in a Text Retrieval System
Ulrike Glavitsch, Peter Schauble, Martin Wechsler
Meta-data for Mixed-media access
Francine Chen, Marti Hearst, Julian Kupiec, Jan Pedersen, Lynn Wilcox


DATABASE RESEARCH SURVEYS:

Loading Databases Using Dataflow Parallelism
Tom Barclay, Robert Barnes, Jim Gray, Prakash Sundaresan


DATABASE STANDARDS ACTIVITIES:

Recent Design Trade-offs in SQL3
Nelson Mattos and Linda G. DeMichiel


TRADE PRESS NEWS

Announcement and Preface
Rafael Alonso
UNIX RDBMS: The next generation
Bill Rosenblatt


DATABASE RESEARCH FUNDING:

Announcements from NSF, NASA, and Elsewhere
Xiaolei Qian


ANNOUNCEMENTS and CALLS FOR PAPERS

Detailed CFPs

Arie Segev / segev@csr.lbl.gov
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