XSym 2010            

Sixth International XML Database Symposium

in conjunction with VLDB 2010 (13-17 September 2010)


Location: Falcon

9:00 - 10:30
Keynote - Distributed XML Query Processing
Session Chair: Jeffrey Xu Yu
Speaker: Tamer Ozsu (University of Waterloo, Canada)

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30
Research Session 1: XML Query Processing
Session Chair: Toshiyuki Amagasa

Approximate Joins for XML Using g-String
Fei Li, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Hongzhi Wang, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Cheng Zhang, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Liang Hao, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Jianzhong Li, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Hong Gao, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Linear F&B-index Construction for Trees
Nils Grimsmo, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Truls Amundsen Bjorklund, Norwegian University of Science and
Technology, Norway
Magnus Lie Hetland, Norwegian University of Science and Technology,

Extending the Tractability Results on XPath Satisfiability with
Sibling Axes
Yasunori Ishihara, Osaka University, Japan
Shogo Shimizu, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan
Toru Fujiwara, Osaka University, Japan

Extending XQuery With A Pattern Matching Facility
Peter Fischer, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Aayush Garg, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Kyumars Sheykh Esmaili, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Lunch @ Kiwi Lounge (Level 2)

14:00 - 15:30
Research Session 2: XML Update and Applications
Session Chair: Flavio Ferrarotti

A Schema-Based Translation of XQuery Updates
Leonidas Fegaras, University of Texas at Arlington, USA

EBSL: Supporting Deleted Node Label Reuse in XML
Martin F. O'Connor, Dublin City University, Ireland
Mark Roantree, Dublin City University, Ireland

Lessons Learned from DB2 pureXML Applications: A Practitioner's
Matthias Nicola, IBM Silicon Valley Lab, USA

Searchable Compression of Office Documents by XML Schema
Stefan Bvttcher, University of Paderborn, Germany
Rita Hartel, University of Paderborn, Germany
Christian Messinger, University of Paderborn, Germany

Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30
Research Session 3: XML Modelling
Session Chair: Mong Li Lee

Fast Detection of Functional Dependencies in XML Data
Hang Shi, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Toshiyuki Amagasa, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Hiroyuki Kitagawa, University of Tsukuba, Japan

TP+Output: modeling complex output information in XML twig pattern
Huayu Wu, National University of Singapore, Singapore
TokWang Ling, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Gill Dobbie, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Promoting the Semantic Capability of XML Keys
Flavio Ferrarotti, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Sven Hartmann, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
Sebastian Link, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Jing Wang, Massey University, New Zealand

Topics of interest include, but are not necessarily limited to:

1. Core Database Technology for XML Data Management
- Full text search and ranking
- Approximate XML querying
- Query processing and optimization
- Indexing and access methods
- Access control and security
- Storage and compression
- Updates and integrity maintenance
- Concurrency control and recovery
- Performance evaluation
The above topics can be considered in both the case of native and not native management systems

2. Development and deployment of XML Applications
- Conceptual design: models and methodologies, expressiveness and usability
- Logical design: models and methodologies, expressiveness and usability
- Query languages, expressiveness and usability

Papers should be prepared using the LNCS format (style files are available at http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html) and should not exceed 15 pages. All submitted papers will be judged on their quality and relevance. At least one author of each accepted paper must attend the symposium to present their work. All papers must be submitted electronically at http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=xsym10

Previous volumes: XSym07, XSym06, XSym05, XSym04, XSym03


Paper due: 15 June 2010 New deadline 15 June 2010
Author notification: 5 July 2010
Cameraready copy: 12 July 2010
Symposium: Sept 17, 2010
Organizing Committee:
Zohra Bellahsene, LIRMM-CNRS/Université Montpellier2 (France)
Rainer Unland, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)
Program Co-Chairs:
Mong Li Lee, National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Jeffrey Xu Yu, Chinese University of Hong Kong (China)

Program Committee:
Bernd Amann, Université Paris 6, (France)
Veronique Benzaken, University Paris-Sud (France)
Sourav S Bhowmick, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
Stéphane Bressan, National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Chee Yong Chan, National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Yi Chen, Arizona State University (USA)
Minos Garofalakis, Technical University of Crete (Greece)
Giorgio Ghelli, Universita di Pisa (Italy)
Torsten Grust, Universitat Tubingen (Germany)
Giovanna Guerrini, Universita di Genova (Italy)
H V Jagadish, University of Michigan (USA)
Yaron Kanza, Technion Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
Raghav Kaushik, Microsoft Research (USA)
Jiaheng Lu, Renmin University of China (China)
Murali Mani, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (USA)
Peter McBrien, Imperial College - London (UK)
Atsuyuki Morishima, University of Tsukuba (Japan)
Tadeusz Pankowski, Poznan University of Technology (Poland)
Prakash Ramanan, Wichita State University (USA)
Pierre Senellart, Télécom ParisTech (France)
Jerome Simeon, IBM Research (USA)
Martin Theobald, Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik (Germany)
Wee Hyong Tok, Microsoft (China)
Vasilis Vassalos, Athens University of Economics and Business (Greece)
Yuqing Wu, Indiana University (USA)
Ni Yuan, IBM (China)
Xiaofang Zhou, University of Queensland (Australia)