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Call for Chapters 2014 : Call for Chapters: Handbook of Research on Innovative Database Query Processing Techniques


When May 1, 2014 - Feb 28, 2015
Where IGI Global
Submission Deadline Jul 15, 2014
Notification Due Aug 1, 2014
Final Version Due Feb 28, 2015
Categories    database   data engineering   knowledge engineering

Call For Papers

Call for Chapters: Handbook of Research on Innovative Database Query Processing Techniques


Databases are designed to support data storage, processing, and retrieval activities related to data management. The wide usage of databases in various applications has resulted in an enormous wealth of data, which populate a great variety of databases around the world. One can find many types of database systems, for example, relational databases, object-oriented databases, object-relational databases, deductive databases, parallel databases, distributed databases, multidatabase systems, Web databases, XML databases, multimedia databases, temporal/spatial databases, spatiotemporal databases, and uncertain databases. Recently some new databases are emerging, for example, NoSQL and NewSQL for big data management, RDF databases for metadata ?management, ontology bases for knowledge management in the Semantic Web, and so on. Nowadays databases have become the repositories of large volumes of data. So it is very critical to deal with the enormity and retrieve the worth information for effective problem solving and decision making. It is especially true when a variety of database types, data types and users’ requirements as well as large volumes of data are available. Database queries are the fields which must be investigated by academic researchers together with developers and users both from database and industry areas.

Recommended Topics

* Top-k queries
* Key queries
* Contextual queries
* Semantic queries
* Fuzzy/flexible/imprecise/approximate queries
* Personalized/Preference queries
* Queries of near neighbors
* Skyline queries
* Query rewriting
* Meta data queries
* Big data queries
* Query languages
* Domain-specific data queries

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before September 15, 2014, a 2-3 pages chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by September 16, 2014 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by October 15, 2014. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.
All proposals should be submitted through the link “Propose a chapter for this book”at


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference,” “Business Science Reference,” and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit? This publication is anticipated to be released in 2015.

Important Dates

* September 15, 2014: Proposal Submission Deadline
* September 16, 2014, 2014: Notification of Acceptance
* October 15, 2014: Full Chapter Submission
* December 15, 2014: Review Results Returned
* February 15, 2015: Final Acceptance Notification
* February 28, 2015: Final Chapter Submission


Dr. Li Yan
School of Software, Northeastern University, China
Telephone: 86-24-836-81582 ? Fax: 86-24-836-81582

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