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The VLDB Journal

The VLDB Journal

The International Journal on Very Large Data Bases

Editors-in-Chief: K.-L. Tan; U. Dayal; C.S. Jensen

ISSN: 1066-8888 (print version)
ISSN: 0949-877X (electronic version)

Journal no. 778

Editors-in-Chief

Umeshwar Dayal (Coordinating)
Hitachi America Ltd.
2825 Lafayette Street, MS 3421
Santa Clara, CA 95050, USA
umeshwar.dayal@hal.hitachi.com
Phone: +1-408-327-3696
Fax: +1-408-327-3474

Sihem Amer-Yahia
Laboratoire d’Informatique de Grenoble (LIG)
Building D – Office D308
681, rue de la Passerelle
38401 Saint-Martin d’Hères, France
Sihem.Amer-Yahia@imag.fr
Phone: +33-4-76827276

Kian-Lee Tan
Department of Computer Science
National University of Singapore
Computing 1, 13 Computing Drive
Singapore 117417
tankl@comp.nus.edu.sg
Phone: +65-6516-2862
Fax: +65-6779-4580

Information Director

Klemens Böhm
University of Karlsruhe,Germany // klemens.boehm@ipd.uka.de

Deputy Information Director

Christian von der Weth
Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), Galway, Ireland
christian.vonderweth@deri.org

Editorial Board

Amr El Abbadi
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA // amr@cs.ucsb.edu

Anastasia Ailamaki
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
anastasia.ailamaki@epfl.ch

Nikolaus Augsten
University of Salzburg, Austria // nikolaus.augsten@sbg.ac.at

Claudio Bettini
University of Milan, Italy // bettini@dico.unimi.it

Klemens Böhm
University of Karlsruhe, Germany // klemens.boehm@ipd.uka.de

Peter Buneman
University of Edinburgh, UK // opb@inf.ed.ac.uk

K. Selcuk Candan
Arizona State University, Tempe, USA // candan@asu.edu

Tiziana Catarci
University of Roma, La Sapienza, Italy // catarci@dis.uniroma1.it

Ugur Cetintemel
Brown University, USA // ugur@cs.brown.edu

Sang Kyun Cha
Seoul National University, South Korea // chask@snu.ac.kr

Jens Dittrich
University of Saarland, Germany // jens.dittrich@infosys.uni-saarland.de

Ada Waichee Fu
Chinese University of Hong Kong // adafu@cse.cuhk.edu.hk

Jayant Haritsa
Indian Institute of Science (IIS), Bangalore, India // haritsa@dsl.serc.iisc.ernet.in

Zachary G. Ives
University of Pennsylvania, USA // zives@cis.upenn.edu

Panos Kalnis
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia
panos.kalnis@kaust.edu.sa

Ramamohanarao Kotagiri
University of Melbourne, Australia
rao@cs.mu.oz.au or kotagiri@unimelb.edu.au

Wolfgang Lehner
Technical University of Dresden, Germany // lehner@inf.tu-dresden.de

Guy Lohman
IBM Almaden Research Center, USA // lohman@almaden.ibm.com

Renee Miller
University of Toronto, Canada // miller@cs.toronto.edu

Tova Milo
Tel Aviv University, Israel // milo@cs.tau.ac.il

Vivek Narasayya
Microsoft Research // viveknar@microsoft.com

Thomas Neumann
TU München, Germany // thomas.neumann@in.tum.de

Dimitris Papadias
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
dimitris@cs.ust.hk

Jignesh Patel
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA // jignesh@cs.wisc.edu

Norman W. Paton
University of Manchester, UK // norm@cs.man.ac.uk

Rajeev Rastogi
Amazon, Bangalore, India // rastogi@amazon.com

Kenneth A. Ross
Columbia University, USA // kar@cs.columbia.edu

Kenneth Salem
University of Waterloo, Canada // kmsalem@uwaterloo.ca

Thomas Seidl
RWTH Aachen, Germany // seidl@informatik.rwth-aachen.de

Cyrus Shahabi
University of Southern California, USA // shahabi@usc.edu

Bhavani Thuraisingham
University of Texas at Dallas, USA // bhavani.thuraisingham@utdallas.edu

David Toman
University of Waterloo, Canada // david@uwaterloo.ca

Marianne Winslett
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA // winslett@cs.uiuc.edu

Haruo Yokota
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan // yokota@cs.titech.ac.jp

Carlo Zaniolo
University of California Los Angeles, USA // zaniolo@cs.ucla.edu

Xiaofang Zhou
University of Queensland, Australia // zxf@csee.uq.edu.au

 

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    Aims

    The VLDB Journal is a bi-monthly journal published on behalf of the VLDB Endowment. Launched in July 1992, the journal is now published both in electronic and printed edition by Springer-Verlag.

    In addition to its goal as an outlet for high quality and timely research and development results, the journal has two important commitments: to low cost so that it is widely affordable; to a quick publication of accepted papers, so as to publish the most recent and timely results.

    High quality and timely publication is achieved by employing a large editorial board of internationally known researchers and a thorough review procedure. Each editor handles a relatively small number of papers at any one time, and can pay more attention to quality and timeliness of reviews. Papers are available electronically to subscribers as soon as they are accepted, regardless of the schedule of the paper version.

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    The journal is dedicated to the publication of scholarly contributions in areas of data management such as database system technology and information systems, including their architectures and applications.  Further, the journal’s scope is restricted to areas of data management that are covered by the combined expertise of the journal’s editorial board.

    Submissions with a substantial theory component are welcome, but the VLDB Journal expects such submissions also to embody a systems component.

    In relation to data mining, the journal will handle submissions where systems issues play a significant role. Factors that we use to determine whether a data mining paper is within scope include:

    • The submission targets systems issues in relation to data mining, e.g., by covering integration with a database engine or with other data management functionality.
    • The submission’s contributions build on (rather than simply cite) work already published in database outlets, e.g., VLDBJ, ACM TODS, PVLDB, ACM SIGMOD, IEEE ICDE, EDBT.
    • The journal's editorial board has the necessary expertise on the submission's topic.

    Traditional, stand-alone data mining papers that lack the above or similar characteristics are out of scope for this journal. Criteria similar to the above are applied to submission from other areas, e.g., information retrieval and geographical information systems.

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