PhD Workshop Proceedings

Monday, August 31st – 09:00-18:00:

Time Activity Authors
9:00-10:00 Keynote: A 21st Century Applied Computer Science PhD Michael L. Brodie (MIT)
10:00-10:30 GPU-accelerated join-order optimization Andreas Meister (OvGU Magdeburg)
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Session: Large Scale Data Management
Cubrick: A Scalable Distributed MOLAP Database for Fast Analytics Pedro Eugenio Rocha Pedreira (Facebook/UFPR)
Scaling Probabilistic Databases Hernán Blanco (University of Antwerp)
Mining Large Multi-Aspect Data: Algorithms & Applications Evangelos Papalexakis (Carnegie Mellon University)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Session: Query Processing
Uncertain Graph Processing through Representative Instances and Sparsification Panos Parchas (HKUST)
High Performance Multi-Partition Transactions Hua Fan (University of Waterloo)
Intuitive and Interactive Query Formulation to Improve the Usability of Query Systems for Heterogeneous Graphs Nandish Jayaram (University of Texas Arlington)
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-16:30 Personalized Search for the Social Semantic Web Oana Tifrea-Marciuska (University of Oxford)
16:30-17:30 Research Panel: Alvin Cheung, Jens Dittrich, Aaron Elmore, Alexandra Meliou, and Jignesh Patel