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IDAR 2010 : SIGMOD PhD Workshop on Innovative Database Research


When Jun 11, 2010 - Jun 11, 2010
Where Indianapolis
Submission Deadline Mar 22, 2010
Notification Due Apr 21, 2010
Final Version Due Apr 28, 2010
Categories    databases   computer science   web   data management

Call For Papers

IDAR 2010 Call for Papers
SIGMOD PhD Workshop on Innovative Database Research

The Ph.D. Workshop on Innovative Database Research (to be held in cooperation with SIGMOD) is intended to bring together Ph.D. students working on topics related to the SIGMOD conference series. The workshop offers Ph.D. students the opportunity to present, discuss, and receive feedback on their research in a constructive and international atmosphere. The workshop will be accompanied by prominent professors, researchers and practitioners in the fields of data and information management, who will participate actively and contribute to the discussions. The workshop is co-located with SIGMOD 2010 and will take place on Friday June 11th, 2009.


The topics of interest include but are not limited to:

- Benchmarking and performance evaluation
- Data quality, semantics and integration
- Database monitoring and tuning
- Data privacy and security
- Data warehouses, data mining and OLAP
- Embedded, sensor and mobile databases
- Information search
- Large scale and cloud computing
- Managing uncertain and imprecise information
- Novel/advanced applications and systems
- Peer-to-peer, distributed and networked data management
- Personalized information systems
- Query processing and optimization
- Replication, caching, and publish-subscribe systems
- Semi-structured and unstructured data
- Storage, indexing and transaction management
- Web services


Submission: March 22nd, 2010
Notification: April 21st, 2010
Camera ready: May 7th, 2010
Ph.D.Workshop: June 11th, 2010


Papers describing doctoral work should be submitted in PDF or PostScript format at:

The paper length should not exceed 6 pages formatted according to ACM SIG proceedings template ( In contrast to regular conference papers, submissions should address specifically doctoral work. Therefore, the following elements are recommended:

- A clear formulation of the research topic.
- An identification of the significant problems in the field of research.
- An outline of the current knowledge of the problem domain and existing solutions.
- A presentation of preliminary ideas, the proposed approach, and results achieved so far.
- A sketch of the applied research methodology.
- A description of the Ph.D. project’s contribution to the problem solution.
- A discussion of how the suggested solution is different, new, or better as compared to existing approaches to the problem.

The intention of this workshop is to support and inspire Ph.D. students during their ongoing research efforts. Hence, it is necessary that authors will have neither achieved their Ph.D. degree nor submitted their thesis before the Ph.D workshop (June 11th, 2010). To enforce this rule, we require authors to disclose their expected graduation date and their advisor’s name when submitting. Accepted papers will be published in the workshop proceedings, which will appear on the SIGMOD DISC.


Free pre-registration to participation in IDAR 2010 will be offered at the SIGMOD registration webpage.

SIGMOD will fund up to 10 travel grants of US$1,000 for students who will present a paper at IDAR (one student per accepted paper). Student with professors who have ample travel funding are encouraged to get their funding from their professors. More information on the IDAR webpage.


Mirella M. Moro, Univ. Fed. de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Zografoula Vagena, Univ. Southern Denmark, Denmark

Tok W. Ling, National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
Xiaofeng Meng, Renmin Univ. of China, China
Ge Yu, Northeastern University, China

Karl Aberer, EPFL, Switzerland
Marcelo Arenas, Pontificia Univ. Catolica de Chile, Chile
Vanessa Braganholo, Univ. Fed. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Carlotta Domeniconi, George Mason University, USA
Carina Dorneles, Univ. Fed. Santa Catarina, Brazil
Renata Galante, Univ. Fed. Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Mingsheng Hong, Vertica, USA
Wynne Hsu, National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
Verena Kantere, EPFL, Switzerland
Anastasios Kementsietsidis, IBM T.J. Watson R. C., USA
Konstantinos Krikellas, Greenplum, USA
Harumi A. Kuno, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, USA
Lipyeow Lim, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
Song Lin, Yahoo!, USA
Jiaheng Lu, Renmin University of China, China
Gerome Miklau, University of Massachusetts, USA
Mario A. Nascimento, University of Alberta, Canada
Thomas Neumann, Max Planck Institut Inf., Germany
Fatma Özcan, IBM Almaden Research, USA
Josep Pujol, Telefonica Research, Spain
Rodrigo Schmidt, Facebook, USA
Stefan Schönauer, University of Helsinki, Finland
Heng Tao Shen, University of Queensland, Australia
Divesh Srivastava, AT&T, USA
Garret Swart, Oracle, USA
Stratis Viglas, University of Edinburgh, UK
Michail Vlachos, IBM Zürich Research Lab., Switzerland
Milan Vojnovic, Microsoft Research, UK
Haixun Wang, Microsoft Research Asia, China
Fan Yang, Google, USA
Dimitris Zeinalipour-Yazti, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Chun Zhang, ArcSight Inc, USA
Yongluan Zhou, Univ. Southern Denmark, Denmark

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