Issue No. 04 - July/August (2002 vol. 6)
<p>Database research, traditionally aimed at data management methods and tools in various frameworks, now requires a broader focus. Building on recent successes in business applications, researchers in database technology need to widen their spectrum of interest to confront new data management opportunities--particularly in thecontext of the Internet. Indeed, in the Asilomar Report on Database Research, experts from industry and academia called for researchers to "make it easy for everyoneto store, organize, access, and analyze the majority of human information online" within the next 10 years.</p>
P. Atzeni, G. Mecca and P. Merialdo, "Managing Web-Based Data: Database Models and Transformations," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 6, no. , pp. 33-37, 2002.