Database Theory - ICDT 2005: 10th International Conference, by Moshe Y. Vardi (auth.), Thomas Eiter, Leonid Libkin (eds.)

By Moshe Y. Vardi (auth.), Thomas Eiter, Leonid Libkin (eds.)

This quantity collects the papers provided on the tenth overseas convention on Database concept, ICDT 2005, held in the course of January 5–7, 2005, in Edinburgh, united kingdom. ICDT ( has now a protracted tra- tion of overseas meetings, delivering a biennial scienti?c discussion board for the verbal exchange of top of the range and leading edge learn effects on theoretical - pects of all varieties of database structures and database know-how. The convention often happens in Europe, and has been held in Rome (1986), Bruges (1988), Paris (1990), Berlin (1992), Prague (1995), Delphi (1997), Jerusalem (1999), London (2001), and Siena (2003) to this point. ICDT has merged with the Sym- sium on Mathematical basics of Database structures (MFDBS), initiated in Dresden in 1987, and endured in Visegrad in 1989 and Rostock in 1991. ICDT had a two-stage submission technique. First, 103 abstracts have been subm- ted, which have been per week later by means of eighty four paper submissions. From those eighty four submissions, the ICDT application Committee chosen 24 papers for presentation on the convention. every one of these papers have been “extended abstracts” and preli- nary experiences on paintings in development. it's expected that the majority of those papers will seem in a extra polished shape in scienti?c journals.

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