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13th International Conference on Database Systems for Advance Applications (DASFAA 2008)

New Delhi, India - It provides a forum for technical presentations and discussions among database researchers, developers and users from academia, business and industry.

DASFAA is an annual international database conference, located in the Asia-Pacific region, which showcases state-of-the-art R & D activities in database systems and their applications. It provides a forum for technical presentations and discussions among database researchers, developers and users from academia, business and industry.

The DASFAA-2008 conference, 13th in the series, will be held in New Delhi, India, during March 2008. Delhi, the national capital of India, was settled as far back as 1000 BC, and has been the political centre of India for most of the last millenium. It hosts several monuments of great historical and cultural value, including the Red Fort and the Qutub Minar. Delhi is also located close to Agra, the site of the Taj Mahal, a wonder of the world.

K1: Storage and Index Design for Community Systems
Beng-Chin Ooi, National U. of Singapore
Session Chair: Krithi Ramamritham, IIT Bombay
K2: Self-Tuning Database Systems: Past, Present and Future
Surajit Chaudhuri, Microsoft Research, USA
Session Chair: Jayant Haritsa, IISc Bangalore, India
K3: The Business of Managing Data: Implications for Research
Anand Deshpande, Persistent Systems, India
Session Chair: Mukesh Mohania, IBM Research, India
T1: Stream Processing: Going Beyond Database Management Systems
Sharma Chakravarthy (U. of Texas at Arlington, USA)
Session Chair: Kian-lee Tan, NUS Singapore
T2: The Semantic Web: Semantics for Data and Services on the Web
Vipul Kashyap (Partners HealthCare System, USA), Christoph Bussler (BEA Systems, USA)

Session Chair: S. Sudarshan, IIT Bombay

T3: Preference Query Formulation and Processing: Ranking and Skyline query approaches
Seung-won Hwang (POSTECH, Korea), Wolf-Tilo Balke (L3S Research Center, Germany)
Session Chair: Srinath Srinivasa, IIIT Bangalore, India
P: Is there really anything beyond Frequent Patterns, Classification and Clustering in Data Mining?

Moderator: Vikram Pudi, IIIT Hyderabad, India

W1: Analysis of high-dimensional discrete data
W2: Managing Data Quality in Collaborative Information Systems
Full papers
F1: XML Schemas
Session Chair: P Sreenivasa Kumar, IIT Madras, India
Holistic Constraint-Preserving Transformation from Relational Schema to XML Schema
Rui Zhou, Chengfei Liu, Jianxin Li (Swinburne U. of Technology, Australia)
An Optimized Two-Step Solution for Updating XML Views
Ling Wang, Ming Jiang, Elke Rundensteiner, Murali Mani (Worcester Polytechnic Inst., USA)
Even an Ant Can Create an XSD
Ondrej Vosta, Irena Mlynkova, Jaroslav Pokorny (Charles U., Czech Republic)
F2: Data Mining
Session Chair: Jeffrey Xu Yu, CUHK, Hong Kong
A User Driven Data Mining Process Model and Learning System
Esther Ge, Richi Nayak, Yue Xu, Yuefeng Li (Queensland U. of Technology, Australia)
Efficient Mining of Recurrent Rules from a Sequence Database
David Lo, Siau-Cheng Khoo (National U. of Singapore), Chao Liu (U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA)
Uniqueness Mining
Rohit Paravastu, Hanuma Kumar, Vikram Pudi (IIIT Hyderabad, India)
F3: Spatial Data
Session Chair: Xiaofang Zhou, U. of Queensland, Australia
Discovering Spatial Interaction Patterns
Chang Sheng, Wynne Hsu, Mong Li Lee, Anthony Tung (National U. of Singapore)
Topological Relationships Between Map Geometries
Mark McKenney, Markus Schneider (U. of Florida, USA)
MBR Models for Uncertainty Regions of Moving Objects
Shayma Alkobaisi, Wan D. Bae, Seon Ho Kim (U. of Denver, USA), Byunggu Yu (U. of District of Columbia, USA)
F4: Indexes and Cubes
Session Chair: Kamal Karlapalem, IIIT Hyderabad, India
Summarization Graph Indexing: Beyond Frequent Structure-based Approach
Lei Zou (Huazhong U. of Science and Technology, China), Lei Chen (Hong Kong U. of Science and Technology, China), Huaming Zhang (U. of Alabama, Huntsville, USA), YanSheng Lu, Qiang Lou (Huazhong U. of Science and Technology, China)
Best Paper: Bulk-Loading the ND-Tree in Non-ordered Discrete Data Spaces
Hyun-Jeong Seok (U. of Michigan, USA), Gang Qian, Qiang Zhu, Alexander Oswald (U. of Central Oklahoma, USA), Sakti Pramanik (Michigan State U., USA)
An Incremental Maintenance Scheme of Data Cubes
Dong Jin, Tatsuo Tsuji, Takayuki Tsuchida, Ken Higuchi (U. of Fukui, Japan)
F5: Data Streams
Session Chair: Vikram Pudi, IIIT Hyderabad, India
A Data Partition Based Near Optimal Scheduling Algorithm for Wireless Multi-Channel Data Broadcast
Ping Yu, Weiwei Sun, Yongrui Qin, Zhuoyao Zhang, Bole Shi (Fudan U., China)
A Test Paradigm for Detecting Changes in Transactional Data Streams
Willie Ng, Manoranjan Dash (Nanyang Technological U., Singapore)
Teddies: Trained Eddies for Reactive Stream Processing
Kajal Claypool (Oracle Corporation, USA), Mark Claypool (Worcester Polytechnic Inst., USA)
F6: P2P and Transactions
Session Chair: N L Sarda, IIT Bombay, India
Flood Little, Cache More: Effective Result-reuse in P2P IR Systems
Christian Zimmer, Srikanta Bedathur, Gerhard Weikum (MPI for Informatics, Germany)
Load Balancing for Moving Object Management in a P2P Network
Mohammed Eunus Ali, Egemen Tanin, Rui Zhang, Lars Kulik (U. of Melbourne, Australia)
Serializable Executions with Snapshot Isolation: Modifying Application Code or Mixing Isolation Levels?
Mohammad Alomari, Michael Cahill, Alan Fekete, Uwe Roehm (U. of Sydney, Australia)
F7: XML Processing
Session Chair: Laurent S Mignet, IBM Research, India
SemanticTwig: A Semantic Approach to Optimize XML Query Processing
Zhifeng Bao, Tok Wang Ling (National U. of Singapore), Jiaheng Lu (U. of California, Irvine, USA), Bo Chen (National U. of Singapore)
Approximate XML Query Answers in DHT-Based P2P Networks
Weimin He, Leonidas Fegaras (U. of Texas, Arlington, USA)
Efficient Top-k Search across Heterogeneous XML Data Sources
Jianxin Li, Chengfei Liu (Swinburne U. of Technology, Australia), Jeffrey Xu Yu (Chinese U. of Hong Kong, China), Rui Zhou (Swinburne U. of Technology, Australia)
F8: Complex Pattern Processing
Session Chair: Naveen Kumar, Delhi U., India
Example-Based Robust DB-Outlier Detection for High Dimensional Data
Yuan Li, Hiroyuki Kitagawa (U. of Tsukuba, Japan)
A Novel Fingerprint Matching Method by Excluding Elastic Distortion
Keming Mao, Guoren Wang (Northeastern U., China)
Approximate Clustering of Time Series Using Compact Model-based Descriptions
Hans-Peter Kriegel, Peer Kroger, Alexey Pryakhin, Matthias Renz, Andrew Zherdin (Ludwig Maximilians U., Germany)
F9: IR Techniques
Session Chair: Neelima Gupta, Delhi U., India
An Approach for Extracting Bilingual Terminology from Wikipedia
Maike Erdmann, Kotaro Nakayama, Takahiro Hara, Shojiro Nishio (Osaka U., Japan)
Cost-Effective Search Strategy Framework for Automatic Dictionary Construction
Hideki Kawai, Hironori Mizuguchi, Masaaki Tsuchida (NEC Research, Japan)
Learning Bayesian Network Structure from Incomplete Data without any Assumption
Celine Fiot (U. Montpellier II, France), G. A. Putri Saptawati (Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia), Anne Laurent, Maguelonne Teisseire (U. Montpellier II, France)
Short Papers
S1: Queries and Transactions
Session Chair: Theo Haerder, U. of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Ranking Database Queries With User Feedback: A Neural Network Approach
Nevedita Mallick, Ganesh Agarwal, Srinivasan Turuvekere (U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA)
Supporting Keyword Queries on Structured Databases with Limited Search Interfaces
Nurcan Yuruk, Xiaowei Xu (U. of Arkansas, Little Rock, USA), Chen Li (U. of California, Irvine, USA), Jeffrey Xu Yu (Chinese U. of Hong Kong, China)
Automated Data Discovery in Similarity Score Queries
Fatih Altiparmak, Ali Tosun, Hakan Ferhatosmanoglu, Ahmet Sacan (Ohio State U., USA)
Efficient Algorithms for Node Disjoint Subgraph Homeomorphism Determination
Yanghua Xiao, Wentao Wu, Wei Wang, Zhenying He (Fudan U., China)
The Chronon Based Model for Temporal Databases
Anurag D, Anup Sen (IIM Calcutta, India)
Main Memory Commit Processing: The Impact of Priorities
Heine Kolltveit, Svein-Olaf Hvasshovd (NTNU, Norway)
S2: XML Databases
Session Chair: Vasudha Bhatnagar, Delhi U., India
Exploiting ID References for Effective Keyword Search in XML Database
Bo Chen (National U. of Singapore), Jiaheng Lu (U. of California, Irvine, USA), Tok Wang Ling (National U. of Singapore)
Storage techniques for multi-versioned XML documents
Laura Irina Rusu, Wenny Rahayu (LaTrobe U., Australia), David Taniar (Monash U., Australia)
Twig'n Join: Progressive Query Processing of Multiple XML Streams
Wee Hyong Tok, Stephane Bressan, Mong Li Lee (National U. of Singapore)
TwigBuffer: Avoiding Useless Intermediate Solutions Completely in Twig Joins
Jiang Li, Junhu Wang (Griffith U., Australia)
An Approach for XML Similarity Join using Tree Serialization
Lianzi Wen, Toshiyuki Amagasa, Hiroyuki Kitagawa (U. of Tsukuba, Japan)
A Holistic Algorithm for Efficiently Evaluating Xtwig Joins
Bo Ning, Guoren Wang (Northeastern U., China), Jeffrey Xu Yu (Chinese U. of Hong Kong,China)
S3: Data Mining
Session Chair: Yasuhiko Morimoto, Hiroshima U., Japan
Association Rules Induced by Item and Quantity Purchased
Animesh Adhikari (S P Chowgule College, Goa, India), P. R. Rao (Goa U., India)
An Indexed Trie Approach to Incremental Mining of Closed Frequent Itemsets based on a Galois Lattice Framework
Kalpana Balasubrahmanyan (Avinashilingam U., India), R Nadarajan, Senthil Babu (PSG College of Technology, India)
Efficiently Mining Recent Frequent Patterns over Online Data Streams
Guohui Li, Hui Chen (Huazhong U. of Science and Technlogy, China), LihChyun Shu (National Cheng Kung U., Taiwan)
Index-Supported Similarity Search using Multiple Representations
Johannes Assfalg, Hans-Peter Kriegel, Peter Kunath, Alexey Pryakhin, Michael Kats (Ludwig Maximilians U., Germany)
Distance Based Feature Selection for Clustering Microarray Data
Manoranjan Dash (Nanyang Technological U., Singapore)
Knowledge Transferring Based on Implicit Link Analysis
Xiao Ling, Wenyuan Dai, Gui-Rong Xue, Yong Yu (Shanghai Jiaotong U., China)
S4: Data Warehouses and Industrial Applications
Session Chair: P Krishna Reddy, IIIT Hyderabad, India
Redundant Array of Inexpensive Nodes for DWS
Jorge Vieira (Critical Software SA, Portugal), Marco Vieira (U. of Coimbra, Portugal), Marco Costa (Critical Software SA, Portugal), Henrique Madeira (U. of Coimbra, Portugal)
Load-Balancing for WAN Data Warehouses
Pedro Furtado (U. Coimbra, Portugal)
Enabling Privacy-Preserving e-Payment Processing
Mafruz Ashrafi, See-Kiong Ng (Inst. for Infocomm Research, Singapore)
Managing and Correlating Historical Events using an Event Timeline Datatype
Abhishek Biswas, Bhupalam Sagar (Amrita School of Engineering, India), Jagannathan Srinivasan (Oracle, USA)
Online Collaborative Stock Control and Selling Among E-retailers
Tao-Chung Lin, Toly Chen (Feng Chia U., Taiwan)
AutoSeek: A Tool for Mining Automotive Warranty Claims Data for Effective Root Cause Analysis
Ashish Sureka (Infosys, India)
S5: Mobile and Distributed Data
Session Chair: Rajeev Gupta, IBM Research, India
A Similarity Search of Trajectory Data using Textual Information Retrieval Techniques
Yu Suzuki, Jun Ishiduka, Kyoji Kawagoe (Ritsumeikan U., Japan)
Constrained k-Nearest Neighbor Query Processing over Moving Object Trajectories
Yunjun Gao, Gencai Chen (Zhejiang U., China), Qing Li (City U. of Hong Kong, China), Chun Li, Chun Chen (Zhejiang U., China)
Location Update Strategies for Network-Constrained Moving Objects
Zhiming Ding (ISCAS, Beijing, China), Xiaofang Zhou (U. of Queensland, Australia)
A P2P Meta-Index for Spatio-Temporal Moving Object Databases
Cecilia Hernandez, Andrea Rodriguez (U. of Concepcion, Chile), Mauricio Marin (Yahoo! Research, Chile)
An Update Propagation Strategy Considering Access Frequency in Peer-to-Peer Networks
Toshiki Watanabe, Akimitsu Kanzaki, Takahiro Hara, Shojiro Nishio (Osaka U., Japan)
Towards Automated Analysis of Connections Network in Distributed Stream Processing System
Marcin Gorawski, Pawel Marks (Silesian U. of Technology, Poland)
(D1 & D2)
RAIN: Always On Data Warehousing
Jorge Vieira (Critical Software SA, Portugal), Marco Vieira (U. of Coimbra, Portugal), Marco Costa (Critical Software SA, Portugal), Henrique Madeira (U. of Coimbra, Portugal)
Data Compression for Incremental Data Cube Maintenance
Tatsuo Tsuji, Dong Jin, Ken Higuchi (U. of Fukui, Japan)
A Bilingual Dictionary Extracted from the Wikipedia Link Structure
Maike Erdmann, Kotaro Nakayama, Takahiro Hara, Shojiro Nishio (Osaka U., Japan)
A Search Engine for Browsing the Wikipedia Thesaurus
Kotaro Nakayama, Takahiro Hara, Shojiro Nishio (Osaka U., Japan)
An Interactive Predictive Data Mining System for Informed Decision
Esther Ge, Richi Nayak (Queensland U. of Technology, Australia)
Analysis of Time Series Using Compact Model-Based Descriptions
Hans-Peter Kriegel, Peer Kroger, Alexey Pryakhin, Matthias Renz (Ludwig-Maximilians-U., Germany)
Collecting Data Streams from a Distributed Radio-based Measurement System
Marcin Gorawski, Pawel Marks, Michal Gorawski (Silesian U. of Technology, Poland)
A Web Visualization Tool for Historical Analysis of Geo-referenced Multidimensional Data
Sonia Fernandes Silva (Etruria Telematica, Italy)
Sponsor Sessions
N1: Sponsor session-1
Session Chair: Krithi Ramamritham, IIT Bombay, India
Yahoo India: 30 mins
Persistent: 30 mins
Satyam: 20 mins
N2: Sponsor session-2
Session Chair: Mukesh Mohania, IBM Research, India
Google India: 20 mins
TCS: 20 mins
IBM: 20 mins
GS Lab: 20 mins
Student soap-box session
Session Chair:Srinath Srinivasa, IIIT Bangalore, India
The objective of this informal session is to provide a forum for budding research students to present their ongoing work and receive feedback from the audience. Students desirous of availing this facility should contact the session chair, Srinath Srinivasa by February 15, 2008.

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