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Scientific and Statistical Database Management, International Conference on (1997)
Olympia, WA
Aug. 11, 1997 to Aug. 13, 1997
ISBN: 0-8186-7952-2
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Committees (PDF)

pp. xi
Data Mining

Knowledge Discovery in an Earthquake Text Database: Correlation between Significant Earthquakes and the Time of Day (Abstract)

Wesley W. Chu , University of California, Los Angeles
Jeffrey A. Goldman , University of California, Los Angeles
D. Stott Parker , University of California, Los Angeles
pp. 12
Panel I

Data Mining and Modeling in Scientific Databases (Abstract)

Epaminondas Kapetanios , Institute for Information System, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)
Moira C. Norrie , Institute for Information System, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)
pp. 24
Estimation

A Cost Model for Estimating the Performance of Spatial Joins Using R-trees (Abstract)

Elke A. Rundensteiner , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Yun-Wu Huang , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Ning Jing , Changsha Institute of Technology
pp. 30
Database I/O

Query Pre-Execution and Batching: A Two-Pronged Approach to the Efficient Processing of Queries on Tape-Resident Raster Images (Abstract)

JieBing Yu , Department of Computer Sciences University of Wisconsin - Madison
David J. DeWitt , Department of Computer Sciences University of Wisconsin - Madison
pp. 64

Parallel Input/Output with Heterogeneous Disks (Abstract)

Y. Cho , University of Illinois, Urbana
M. Winslett , University of Illinois, Urbana
M. Subramaniam , Oracle Corporation
S. Kuo , University of Illinois, Urbana
Y. Chen , University of Illinois, Urbana
K. Seamons , Transarc Corporation
pp. 79
Posters

A Prototype Metadata Database for Online Analytical Processing of Environmental Data (Abstract)

Harold Geller , CEOSR, George Mason University
August Ryberg , PRC, Inc.
Sarah Conger , Hughes/STX
John Ertlschweiger , BDM Corporation
pp. 92

For Scientific Data Discovery: Why Can't the Archive be More Like the Web? (Abstract)

Sara J. Graves , Information Technology & Systems Laboratory and Computer Science Department University of Alabama in Huntsville
John Rushing , Information Technology & Systems Laboratory and Computer Science Department University of Alabama in Huntsville
Heggere Ranganath , Information Technology & Systems Laboratory and Computer Science Department University of Alabama in Huntsville
Thomas H. Hinke , Information Technology & Systems Laboratory and Computer Science Department University of Alabama in Huntsville
Shalini Kansal , Information Technology & Systems Laboratory and Computer Science Department University of Alabama in Huntsville
pp. 96

VANILLA: A Dynamic Data Schema for A Generic Scientific Database (Abstract)

Karla D. Massey , The MITRE Corporation
George Michaels , George Mason University
Larry Kerschberg , George Mason University
pp. 104

A Forest Canopy Research Database and Analysis System (Abstract)

Traci Guynup , George Mason University
Larry Kerschberg , George Mason University
George Michaels , George Mason University
Christopher Hammel , George Mason University
Laurance J. Milask , George Mason University
pp. 108
Software Demonstrations

ESMDIS: Earth System Model Data Information System (Abstract)

Richard Troy , Department of Computer Sciences University of California Berkeley, California
Michael Stonebraker , Department of Computer Sciences University of California Berkeley, California
Richard R. Muntz , Department of Computer Sciences University of California Los Angeles, California
Edmond Mesrobian , Department of Computer Sciences University of California Los Angeles, California
Yuechen Chi , Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Keith Sklower , Department of Computer Sciences University of California Berkeley, California
Carlos R. Mechoso , Department of Atmospheric Sciences
pp. 116

Remote Access Tool for Earth Science Data (PDF)

Robert Raskin , Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Elaine Dobinson , Jet Propulsion Laboratory
pp. 119

Managing Soil Science Experiments Using ZOO (Abstract)

Anastassia Ailamaki , Computer Sciences Dept., Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison
Maria Yuin , Computer Sciences Dept., Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison
Andrew Therber , Computer Sciences Dept., Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison
Yannis Ioannidis , Computer Sciences Dept., Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison
John Norman , Soil Science Dept., Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison
Arvind Ranganathan , Computer Sciences Dept., Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison
Martha Anderson , Soil Science Dept., Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison
Miron Livny , Computer Sciences Dept., Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison
pp. 121
Statistical Tools
Statistical Databases

Summarizability in OLAP and Statistical Data Bases (Abstract)

Hans-J. Lenz , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Arie Shoshani , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
pp. 132

Usability of compromise-free statistical databases (Abstract)

G. Wrightson , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Software Eng., Newcastle Univ., NSW, Australia
L. Branliovic , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Software Eng., Newcastle Univ., NSW, Australia
P. Horak , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Software Eng., Newcastle Univ., NSW, Australia
M. Miller , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Software Eng., Newcastle Univ., NSW, Australia
pp. 144

Security Problems for Statistical Databases with General Cell Suppressions (Abstract)

Tsan-sheng Hsu , Academia Sinica, Nankang 11529
Ming-Yang Kao , Duke University
pp. 155
Metadata

Metadata: A Case Study from the Environmental Sciences (Abstract)

William L Hibbard , Space Science and Engineering Center University of Wisconsin-Madison
Francis P. Bretherton , Space Science and Engineering Center University of Wisconsin-Madison
pp. 166
Metadata and Standards

Some thoughts about a metadata management system (Abstract)

J.-J. Kent , Res. & Dev. Stat. Inf., Stat. Netherlands, Voorburg, Netherlands
M. Schuerhoff , Res. & Dev. Stat. Inf., Stat. Netherlands, Voorburg, Netherlands
pp. 174

A Simple Structure for Statistical MetaData (Abstract)

Andrew Westlake , Survey & Statistical Computing
pp. 186

Using the STEP Standard and Databases in Science (Abstract)

Udo Nink , University of Kaiserslautern
pp. 196
Biological Data Management
Systems I

Beyond Interoperability - Tracking and Managing the Results of Computational Applications (Abstract)

Elizabeth Kutter , The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
Tim Hunkapiller , Dept of Molecular Biotechnology The University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Judith Bayard Cushing , The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
Emir Pasalic , The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
Justin Laird , The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
Frank Zucker , Dept of Molecular Biotechnology The University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Dave Yee , Biomolecular Informatics, Zymogenetics, Seattle, WA
pp. 223

Constructing and Maintaining Scientific Database Views in the Framework of the Object-Protocol Model (Abstract)

Anthony S. Kosky , Information and Computing Sciences Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Ernest Szeto , Information and Computing Sciences Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
I-Min A. Chen , Information and Computing Sciences Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Victor M. Markowitz , Information and Computing Sciences Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
pp. 237
Panel II
Systems II

geoPOM: A Heterogeneous Geoscientific Persistent Object System (Abstract)

Silvia Nittel , University of California, Los Angeles
Richard R. Muntz , University of California, Los Angeles
Edmond Mesrobian , University of California, Los Angeles
pp. 252

The Virtual Domain Application Data Center: serving interdisciplinary Earth scientists (Abstract)

Zuotao Li , Center for Earth Obs. & Space Res., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
H. Weir , Center for Earth Obs. & Space Res., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
D. King , Center for Earth Obs. & Space Res., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
H. Wolf , Center for Earth Obs. & Space Res., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
D. Ziskin , Center for Earth Obs. & Space Res., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
Ruixin Yang , Center for Earth Obs. & Space Res., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
P. Hertz , Center for Earth Obs. & Space Res., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
M. Kafatos , Center for Earth Obs. & Space Res., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
X.S. Wang , Center for Earth Obs. & Space Res., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
pp. 264

Author Index (PDF)

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