This is a survey of existing database annotation systems, which identifies properties of annotation systems and compares existing systems with respect to these properties. Open problems and challenges that existing systems do not address are also exposed.
In the first dbtalk of our 2010-11 academic year, Panickos will be presenting the Kepler Workflow Engine -- software for the management of scientific workflows. More information can be found at the project's website:
[Talks][DB Talk] Panickos Neophytou: Power Aware Operator Placement and Broadcasting of Continuous Query Results
Panickos will be giving a practice talk for his upcoming paper presentation at MobiDE'10.
Roxana presented another paper from the annotations field:
Supporting annotations on relations
Mohamed Y. Eltabakh, Walid G. Aref, Ahmed K. Elmagarmid, Mourad Ouzzani, Yasin N. Silva
Published in proceedings of EDBT'09
Roxana will be presenting recent results in the annotations field:
Floris Geerts, Anastasios Kementsietsidis, Diego Milano. "MONDRIAN: Annotating and querying databases through colors and blocks". ICDE'06
Annotations play a central role in the curation of scientific databases. Despite their importance, data formats and schemas are not designed to manage the increasing variety of annotations. Moreover, DBMSâ€™s often lack support for storing and querying annotations. Furthermore, annotations and data
[Talks][DB Talk] Panickos Neophytou: Power Aware Continuous Query Results Broadcasting and Operator Placement
For this week's DB Talk, Panickos will be presenting his work entitled "Power Aware Continuous Query Results Broadcasting and Operator Placement".
Lory will be giving her practice talk in preparation for her presentation at ICDE'10.
Shenoda presented some of his recent work on aggregate continuous queries, which he hopes will become a conference paper submission and part of his dissertation proposal.
Alex Connor presented a work in progress that explores the possible benefits of combining GPS and wireless technologies for route planning.