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Yannis Ioannidis yannis at CS.WISC.EDU
Mon Jun 23 10:51:05 EST 1997


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                  T E N T A T I V E    P R O G R A M

                  Ninth International Conference on
            Scientific and Statistical Database Management

                  The Evergreen State College campus
                     Olympia, Washington, U.S.A.
                          August 11-13, 1997

              http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~yannis/ssdbm.html


The conference features an exciting program consisting of invited talks,
paper presentations, panel sessions, poster presentations, and
software demonstrations.  Papers have been selected from two separate
tracks, the Research track and the Experience/Challenge track, thus
fostering the synergy between database researchers and domain
scientists.

For registration information visit the conference web page given above.

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Monday 8/11
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WELCOME			8:30-8:45
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DATA MINING		8:45-10:15
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(Invited Talk) Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Databases:
Implications for Scientific Databases
Usama Fayyad
		
Knowledge Discovery in an Earthquake Text Database:
"Correlation between Significant Earthquakes and the Time of Day"
J. A. Goldman, D. Stott Parker, and W. W. Chu

Coffee Break		10:15-10:45
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PANEL			10:45-12:00
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Knowledge Discovery and its Impact on Scientific Information Systems
E. Kapetanios and M. C. Norrie

Lunch			12:00-1:15
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ESTIMATION		1:15-2:45
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A Cost Model for Estimating the Performance of Spatial Joins
Using R-trees
Yun-Wu Huang, Ning Jing, and Elke A. Rundensteiner

Data Abstraction through Density Estimation by Storage Management
Kathrin Anne Meier

Large-Sample and Deterministic Confidence Intervals
for Online Aggregation
Peter J. Haas

Coffee Break		2:45-3:15
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DATABASE I/O		3:15-4:15
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Query Pre-Execution and Batching in Paradise: A Two-Thronged Approach
to the Efficient Processing of Queries on Tape-Resident Raster Images
JieBing Yu and David DeWitt

Parallel Input/Output with Heterogeneous Disks
S. Kuo, M. Winslett, Y. Chen, Y. Cho, M. Subramaniam, K. Seamons

POSTERS/DEMOS		4:15-5:30
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Tuesday 8/12
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STATISTICAL TOOLS	9:00-10:00
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(Invited Talk) The S-PLUS DataBlade for Informix Universal Server:
the Natural Wedding of an Object-Relational DataBase
with an Object-Oriented Data Analysis Engine
Doug Martin and Vikram Chalana

Coffee Break		10:00-10:30
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STATISTICAL DATABASES	10:30-12:00
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Summarizability in OLAP and Statistical Data Bases
Hans-J. Lenz and Arie Shoshani

Usability of Compromise-Free Statistical Databases for Range Sum Queries
Ljiljana Brankovic', Peter Norak, and Mirka Miller

Security Problems for Statistical Databases with General
Cell Suppressions
Tsan-sheng Hsu and Ming-Yang Kao

Lunch			12:00-1:15
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METADATA		1:15-2:15
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(Invited Talk) Metadata: A Case Study from the Environmental Sciences
Francis P. Bretherton and William L. Hibbard

Coffee Break		2:15-2:45
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METADATA AND STANDARDS	2:45-4:15
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Some Thoughts About a Metadata Management System
Jean-Pierre Kent and Maarten Schuerhoff

A Simple Structure for Statistical Meta-Data
Andrew Westlake

Using the STEP Standard and Databases in Science
Udo Nink


Wednesday 8/13
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BIODATA MANAGEMENT	9:00-10:00
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(Invited Talk) Title TBA
Tim Hunkapiller

Coffee Break		10:00-10:30
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SYSTEMS I		10:30-12:00
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LOGOS: A System for Neurobiological Structure/Function Analysis
M. Stiber, G. A. Jacobs, and D. Swanberg

Beyond Interoperability - Tracking and Managing the Results of
Computational Applications
J. Cushing, J. Laird, E. Pasalic, E. Kutter, T. Hunkapiller,
F. Zucker, and D. Yee

Constructing and Maintaining Scientific Database Views
I-Min A. Chen, Anthony S. Kosky, Victor M. Markowitz, and Ernest Szeto

Lunch			12:00-1:15
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PANEL			1:15-2:30
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Scientific Databases:  A Challenge in Interdisciplinary Education
Larry Kerschberg

Coffee Break		2:30-3:00
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SYSTEMS II		3:00-4:00
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The Virtual Domain Application Data Center: Serving
Interdisciplinary Earth Scientists
M. Kafatos, Z. Li, R. Yang, P. Hertz, D. King, X. Sean Wang,
H.  Weir, H. Wolf, D. Ziskin

geoPOM:  A Heterogeneous Geoscientific Persistent Object System
S. Nittel, R. R. Muntz, and E. Mesrobian




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