IIT Database Group

DBGroup Weekly Meeting

The DB group's weekly meetings are used to discuss administrative issues, plan research, as a paper reading group, and for research presentations.

2017 Fall - Seminar Presentations

In 2017 fall, there are weekly group meetings on every Thursday at 4pm.

Date Time Speakers Location Title Type of Talk
Sep/20 05pm Su TBA Uncertainty annotated databases Oral Exam practice talk
TBA/ TBA Bahareh TBA TBA Comprehensive Exam practice talk

2017 Spring - Seminar Presentations

In 2017 spring, there are weekly group meetings on every Wednesday at 4pm.

Date Time Speakers Location Title Type of Talk
Mar/01 04pm Xing SB233 Papers about query optimization involving group-by operations. Paper Review
Mar/08 04pm Seokki SB233 The Complexity of Causality and Responsibility for Query Answers and non-Answers Paper Review
Mar/15 04pm Su SB233 TBA Paper Review
Mar/22 04pm Bahareh SB233 TBA Paper Review
Mar/29 04pm Seokki SB233 A SQL-Middleware Unifying Why and Why-Not Provenance for First-Order Queries ICDE practice talk
Apr/05 04pm Xing SB233 Provenance-aware Query Optimization ICDE practice talk
Apr/12 04pm Boris SB233 TBA TBA

2016 Fall - Seminar Presentations

In 2016 Fall, there are weekly group meetings on every Wednesday at 4pm.

Date Time Speakers Location Title Type of Talk
Oct/05 04pm Bahareh Arab SB233 Reenactment for Read-Committed Snapshot Isolation CIKM test talk
Oct/19 04pm Su Feng SB233 Lenses: An On-Demand Approach to ETL Paper Review
Nov/02 04pm Boris Glavic SB233 Approximate Query Processing Paper Review
Nov/09 04pm Seokki Lee SB233 Selective Provenance for Datalog Programs Using Top-K Queries Paper Review
Nov/16 04pm Xing Niu SB233 On Provenance Minimization Paper Review
Nov/30 04pm Bahareh Arab SB233 QFix: Diagnosing errors through query histories Paper Review

2016 Spring - Bi-Weekly Seminar Presentations

In 2016 Spring, there are weekly group meetings on every Wednesday at 2pm.

Date Time Speakers Location Title Type of Talk
Jan/13 02pm Boris Glavic SB233 Plan for this semester Administrative
Jan/20 02pm Boris Glavic SB233 Administrative Administrative
Jan/27 01pm Bahareh Arab SB233 Reenacting Transactions to Compute their Provenance Oral Exam Testrun
Jan/27 02pm Seokki Lee SB233 An Efficient SQL-based Implementation Unifying Why and Why-Not Provenance Oral Exam Testrun
Feb/17 02pm Boris Glavic SB233 Administrative Administrative
Mar/23 02pm Bahareh Arab SB233 Containment of Conjunctive Queries on Annotated Relations Paper Review
Mar/30 02pm Xing Niu SB233 Efficient Provenance Storage over Nested Data Collections Paper Review
Apr/06 02pm Seokki Lee SB233 Query-based why-not provenance with nedexplain Paper Review

2015 Fall - Bi-Weekly Seminar Presentations

In 2015 Fall, there are weekly group meetings on every Wednesday at 1pm.

Date Time Speakers Location Title Type of Talk
Aug/26 01pm Boris Glavic NA 1) Linking prospective and retrospective provenance in scripts. 2) Decoupling Provenance Capture and Analysis from Execution. Paper Review + Administrative
Sep/02 01pm NA NA No Meeting. NA
Sep/09 01pm Raghav NA About his internship Internship Review
Oct/07 01pm Ricky Tang NA Interpretable and informative explanations of outcomes. Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment Paper Review
Oct/28 02:30pm Seokki Lee SB233 Cell-based causality for data repairs Paper Review
Nov/11 02:30pm Seokki Lee SB233 Efficiently compiling efficient query plans for modern hardware Paper Review
Nov/18 02:30pm Ricky Tang SB233 A formal approach to finding explanations for database queries Paper Review

2015 Summer - Bi-Weekly Seminar Presentations

In 2015 Summer, there are weekly group meetings on every Wednesday at 1pm in SB106.

Date Time Speakers Location Title Type of Talk
June/03 01pm NA SB106 Overview of topics for the BSMP students. Administrative
June/10 01pm Boris Glavic SB106 Final discussion on topics and groups for BSMP. Also a paper discussion on Causality and responsibility for queries. Paper Review + Administrative
June/24 01pm Boris Glavic SB106 Index structures DB Background Introduction
July/01 01pm Xing Niu SB106 Trial run for Xing's presentation at TaPP: Interoperability for Provenance-aware Databases using PROV and JSON. Research Presentation
July/22 01pm Andrea Cornudella SB106 Andrea presents her master thesis done at IIT: Computing Candidate Keys of Relational Operators for Optimizing Rewrite-Based Provenance Computations. Master Thesis Defence

2015 Spring - Bi-Weekly Seminar Presentations

In 2015 Spring, there are weekly group meetings on every Thursday at 11am in SB233 (Conference Room on the second floor right next to the CS department office). Date and time might be changed by schedule of professor and students in DBGroup.

Date Time Speakers Location Title Type of Talk
Feb/03 02pm Xing Niu SB228 Design and Implementation of a Heuristic and Cost-based Optimizer for Rewrite-based Provenance Computation Oral Exam Testrun
Feb/19 11am Raghav Kapoor SB233 Ramp: a system for capturing and tracing provenance in mapreduce workflows Paper Review
Mar/12 11am Seokki Lee SB233 Explaining Missing Answers to SPJUA Queries Paper Review
Mar/26 11am Jingyu Zhu SB233 Looking inside the black-box: capturing data provenance using dynamic instrumentation Paper Review
Apr/09 11am Xing Niu SB233 Why Not?. In Sigmod '09: proceedings of the 35th sigmod international conference on management of data Paper Review
Apr/23 11am Boris Glavic SB233 Not decided Paper Review
Apr/30 11am - SB233 Not decided
May/11 11am Jason Arnold SB233 Jason will present his work on HRDBMS, a distributed database system, in this semester. Research Presentation