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Scientific and Statistical Database Management, International Conference on (1998)
Capri, Italy
Apr. 1, 1998 to Apr. 3, 1998
ISBN: 0-8186-8575-1
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Committees (PDF)

pp. x
High Performance Scientific Databases

Efficient I/O of Grid Hierarchies for AMR Computations on Parallel Disks (Abstract)

M. Winslett , University of Illinois
Y. Chen , University of Illinois
S. Kuo , University of Illinois
Y. Cho , University of Illinois
pp. 12

Benchmarking Spatial Joins ? La Carte (Abstract)

Michel Scholl , CNAM and INRIA,
Philippe Picouet , ?cole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications
Jean-Marc Saglio , ?cole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications
Oliver Günther , Humboldt-Universit?t zu Berlin
Vincent Oria , University of Alberta
pp. 32
Multidimensional Databases I: Modeling

Research Issues in Clinical Data Warehousing (Abstract)

Torben Bach Pedersen , Kommunedata, Center for Health Information Services
Christian S. Jensen , Aalborg University
pp. 43

Modeling Multidimensional Databases, Cubes and Cube Operations (Abstract)

Panos Vassiliadis , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 53
Multidimensional Databases II: Query Languages

From a Procedural to a Visual Query Language for OLAP (Abstract)

Luca Cabibbo , Universita' di Roma Tre
Riccardo Torlone , Universita' di Roma Tre
pp. 74

SRQL: Sorted Relational Query Language (Abstract)

Raghu Ramakrishnan , University of Wisconsin-Madison
Donko Donjerkovic , University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kevin S. Beyer , University of Wisconsin-Madison
Arvind Ranganathan , University of Wisconsin-Madison
Muralidhar Krishnaprasad , University of Wisconsin-Madison
pp. 84
Motion in Databases

Discrete Object Detection and Motion Registration Based on a Data Management Approach (Abstract)

Hans Hinterberger , Institute of Scientific Computing, ETH Z?
Bettina Bauer-Messmer , Institute of Atmospheric Science, ETH Z?
pp. 98

Moving Objects Databases: Issues and Solutions (Abstract)

Bo Xu , University of Illinois
Liqin Jiang , University of Illinois
Ouri Wolfson , University of Illinois
Sam Chamberlain , Army Research Laboratory
pp. 111

Specifications for Efficient Indexing in Spatiotemporal Databases (Abstract)

Apostolos N. Papadopoulos , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Yannis Manolopoulos , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Yannis Theodoridis , National Technical University of Athens
Timos Sellis , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 123
Multidimensional Databases III: Implementation

Efficient Proximity Search in Multivariate Data (Abstract)

David T. Kao , University of New Hampshire
R. Daniel Bergeron , University of New Hampshire
Ted M. Sparr , University of New Hampshire
pp. 145

Efficient Execution of Operations in a DBMS for Multidimensional Arrays (Abstract)

Norbert Widmann , Bavarian Research Centre for Knowledge-Based Systems (FORWISS)
Peter Baumann , Bavarian Research Centre for Knowledge-Based Systems (FORWISS)
pp. 155
User Interfaces and Workflow

FED - A Framework for Iterative Data Selection in Exploratory Visualization (Abstract)

Matthew O. Ward , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Richard J. Resnick , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Elke A. Rundensteiner , Worcester Polytechnic Institute
pp. 180
Poster Presentations

Integrated Metadata-Systems within Statistical Offices (Abstract)

Reinhard Karge , Run Software-Werkstatt GmbH
pp. 216
Demos

Remote Access to Earth Science Data by Content, Space, And Time (Abstract)

Elaine R. Dobinson , California Institute of Technology
Robert G. Raskin , California Institute of Technology
pp. 222

ConIstat: A System to Manage, Record and Present Cyclical Data (Abstract)

Francesco Rizzo , ISTAT, Istituto Nazionale di Statistica, Italy
Alberto Sorce , ISTAT, Istituto Nazionale di Statistica, Italy
pp. 226

Tools for Data Warehouse Quality (Abstract)

C. Quix , RWTH Aachen
M. Jarke , RWTH Aachen
M. Gebhardt , RWTH Aachen
S. Sklorz , RWTH Aachen
M.A. Jeusfeld , RWTH Aachen
pp. 229

Metabolic Pathway Interface to Molecular Biology Databases (Abstract)

Larry Kerschberg , George Mason University
Susumu Goto , Kyoto University
Ross Overbeek , Argonne National Laboratory
Barry Zeeberg , George Mason University
George Michaels , George Mason University
Kevin Watanabe , George Mason University
pp. 238
Geographic and Earth Science Databases

Building Geo-Scientific Applications on Top of GeoToolKit: A Case Study of Data Integration (Abstract)

Armin B. Cremers , University of Bonn
Marcus Pant , University of Bonn
Martin Breunig , University of Bonn
Oleg Balovnev , University of Bonn
pp. 260
Developing a Data Protection System: Some Results from the European SDC project: Speaker: R. Benedetti, Italy

Author Index (PDF)

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