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Database Lunch Schedule: Spring 2007

The database lunch is the weekly informal meeting of students and faculty interested in data management and data mining at Cornell. We usually have a paper presentation of seminal or recent papers of general interest. Lunches take place every Monday at noon in 5130 Upson Hall, with the paper presentation starting at 12:10pm and ending by 1pm including questions.

Date

Topic

Speaker

Location

January 22 Welcome and introduction Johannes 5130 Upson
January 29 Consistent Streaming Through Time: A Vision for Event Stream Processing. Roger Barga, Jonathan Goldstein, Mohamed Ali, Mingsheng Hong. CIDR 2007. Mingsheng 5130 Upson
February 5 MapReduce: Simplified Data Processing on Large Clusters. Jeffrey Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat. Fan 5130 Upson
February 12 WebML Lucja 5130 Upson
February 19 Bigtable: A Distributed Storage System for Structured Data. Fay Chang, Jeffrey Dean, Sanjay Ghemawat, Wilson C. Hsieh, Deborah A. Wallach, Mike Burrows, Tushar Chandra, Andrew Fikes, Robert E. Gruber. 7th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI), 2006 Nitin 5130 Upson
February 26 Scalability in Computer Games Walker 5130 Upson
March 5 No lunch - Ph.D. Visit Day    
March 12 FlowCube: Constructing RFID FlowCubes for Multi-Dimensional Analysis of Commodity Flows. Hector Gonzalez, Jiawei Han, Xiaolei Li. VLDB 2006. Yunsong 5130 Upson
March 19 No lunch - Spring Break    
March 26 Adaptive Cleaning for RFID Data Streams. Shawn R. Jeffery, Minos Garofalakis, Michael Franklin. VLDB 2006. Ashwin 5130 Upson
April 2 ICDE Practice Talks   5130 Upson
April 9 Guest lecture on multi-core processors José F. Martínez
Cornell ECE
5130 Upson
April 16

Web 2.0 Technologies

  • Introduction to Ajax
  • Introduction to Ruby on Rails
  • Mashups
Chavdar and Prakash 5130 Upson
April 23 5130 Upson
April 30 Tutorial on auctions/infrastructure for auctions David 5130 Upson