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Workshop on XQuery Implementation, Experience and Perspectives

From: Daniela Florescu <danielaf@bea.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 15:36:00 -0800
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On Feb 24, 2004, at 1:39 PM, Daniela Florescu wrote:

>                            Call for Papers
>                   First International Workshop on
>          XQuery Implementation, Experience and Perspectives
>                            XIME-P 2004
>
>                          June 17-18, 2004
>                  Maison de la Chimie, Paris, France
>               (in cooperation with ACM SIGMOD/PODS 2004)
>          http://www-rocq.inria.fr/gemo/Gemo/Projects/XIME-P
>
>
>
>     The W3C XQuery standard for querying XML data is currently under
> research and development at multiple industrial and academic 
> institutions.
> Many XML storage, middleware and query processing techniques have been 
> by
> now proposed, some specifically with XQuery in mind, some carrying over
> from previous efforts on SGML, HTML, OEM, and XML data management.
>
>     XQuery has evolved into a fairly complex language. This complexity
> caters to widely different requirements, and makes XQuery useful in 
> many
> contexts, such as: application integration, persistent database
> management, stream processing, document database management, 
> information
> retrieval etc.
>
>     With the language standardization process approaching its end, the
> time has come to consider the efforts done so far -- and most
> importantly, to envision the future. The purpose of the XIME-P workshop
> is to gather researchers from academia and industry who will exchange 
> their
> experience and vision on the development and application of XQuery
> implementations.
>
>     The XIME-P workshop is a venue for presenting novel ideas on the
> use of XQuery in various information management architectures and
> implementations of XQuery (in database and middleware systems).
> We welcome system overview contributions from the industry and 
> academia,
> characterizing all aspects of the system (storage, query execution 
> model,
> query optimization paradigm, supported language features etc.)
> Disseminating architectural knowledge and open issues will allow to
> compare the usefullness of various approaches, pinpoint the technical
> aspects still unsolved, and envision future (and better)  
> architectures.
> We also welcome theoretical and experience perspective papers on the
> XQuery language itself.
>
>     Besides paper presentations, XIME-P will host three panels on 
> XQuery
> standardization, industrial adoption, and perspectives, featuring 
> leading
> experts in the field.
>
>
> Paper submission
> ================
>
>     Authors are invited to submit papers relevant to one or
> several broad XIME-P topics: implementation, experience, or
> perspectives.
>
>     The submissions should represent original work - it is acceptable 
> if a
> publication provides the overview and global vision of a project, where
> detailed description of its components are published or under 
> consideration
> elsewhere.
>
>     Papers must be submitted in PDF, by e-mail to the workshop chairs,
> and adhere to the formatting guidelines provided at:
> http://www.acm.org/sigs/pubs/proceed/template.html.
>
>     To lift the constraint of a strict format on the expression of
> interesting, innovative viewpoints, we will consider two submission
> formats:
>
> * "Regular" paper submission, of up to 6 pages length. Outside this 6 
> page
> limit, an appendix may be included, which will not appear in the final
> version.
> This format is mainly meant for implementation or experience papers.
>
> * "Flexible" paper submissions, from 2 to 12 pages; 2 to 6 pages will
> appear in the final version.
> This format is meant to accomodate industrial, position, or vision
> (perspectives) papers.
>
>
>
> Important dates
> ===============
>
>     Deadline for submissions            March 29, 2004
>     Notification to authors             May 5, 2004
>     Final version due                   May 26, 2004
>
>
> XIME-P co-chairs
> ================
>
>     Ioana Manolescu
>         INRIA Futurs-LRI, Gemo group, France
>         Ioana.Manolescu@inria.fr
>     Yannis Papakonstantinou
>         University of California-San Diego, USA
>         yannis@cs.ucsd.edu
>
>
> XIME-P program committee
> ========================
>
>     Veronique Benzaken (LRI, France)
>     Stefano Ceri (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
>     Alin Deutsch (U. of California, San Diego, USA)
>     Mary F. Fernandez (AT&T, Florham Park, NJ, USA)
>     Daniela Florescu (BEA, USA)
>     Zachary Ives (U. of Pennsylvania, USA)
>     H.V. Jagadish (U. of Michigan, USA)
>     Guido Moerkotte (U. of Mannheim, Germany)
>     Hamid Pirahesh (IBM Almaden, USA)
>     Michael Rys (Microsoft, USA)
>     Jayavel Shanmugasundaram (Cornell U., USA)
>     Jerome Simeon (Lucent, USA)
>     Divesh Srivastava (AT&T, Florham Park, NJ, USA)
>
>
>
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