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Guest Editors' Introduction: Special Section on Peer-to-Peer-Based Data Management

Beng Chin Ooi, IEEE
Kian-Lee Tan, IEEE Computer Society

Pages: pp. 785-786


About the Authors

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Beng Chin Ooi received the BSc (First Class Honors) and PhD degrees from Monash University, Australia, in 1985 and 1989, respectively. He is currently a professor of computer science at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore. His current research interests include database performance issues, indexing techniques, XML, spatial databases, and P2P/grid computing. He has published more than 80 conference/journal papers and served as a PC member for a number of international conferences (including SIGMOD, VLDB, ICDE, EDBT, and DASFAA). He is an editor of GeoInformatica, the Journal of GIS, ACM SIGMOD Disc, VLDB Journal, and the IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. He is a member of the ACM and the IEEE.
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Kian-Lee Tan received the BSc (Hons) and PhD degrees in computer science from the National University of Singapore in 1989 and 1994, respectively. He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, National University of Singapore. His major research interests include query processing and optimization, database security, and database performance. He has published more than 100 conference/journal papers in international conferences and journals. He has also coauthored three books. Dr. Tan is a member of the ACM and the IEEE Computer Society.
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