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The VLDB Journal

The VLDB Journal

The International Journal on Very Large Data Bases

Editors-in-Chief: S. Amer-Yahia; L. Chen; R.J. Miller

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

Journal no. 778

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Sihem Amer-Yahia
Laboratoire d’Informatique de Grenoble (LIG)
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681, rue de la Passerelle
38401 Saint-Martin d’Hères, France
Phone: +33-4-76827276

Lei Chen (Coordinating)
Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong, SAR, China
Phone: +852-2358-6980

Renée J. Miller
Dept. of Computer Science
University of Toronto
40 St. George Street
Toronto ON M5S 2E4, Canada
Phone: +1-416-946-3621

Information Director

Klemens Böhm
University of Karlsruhe, Germany // klemens.boehm@kit.edu

Deputy Information Director

Christian von der Weth
Digital & Interactive Media Institute (IDMI)
National University of Singapore

VLDB Endowment Liaison

Kyu-Young Whang
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Editorial Board

Ashraf Aboulnaga
Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar // aaboulnaga@qf.org.qa

Nicolas Anciaux
INRIA, France // nicolas.anciaux@inria.fr

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

Peter Boncz
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), The Netherlands // boncz@cwi.nl

Angela Bonifati
University of Lyon, France // angela.bonifati@univ-lyon1.fr

Chee-Yong Chan
National University of Singapore, Singapore // chancy@comp.nus.edu.sg

Junghoo Cho
University of California, Los Angeles, USA // cho@cs.ucla.edu

Bin Cui
Peking University, China // bin.cui@pku.edu.cn

Susan B. Davidson
University of Pennsylvania, USA // susan@cis.upenn.edu

Amol Deshpande
University of Maryland, USA // amol@cs.umd.edu

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

Luna Dong
Amazon, USA // lunadong@amazon.com

Wenfei Fan
University of Edinburgh, UK // wenfei@inf.ed.ac.uk

Alan David Fekete
University of Sydney, Australia // alan.fekete@sydney.edu.au

Juliana Freire
New York University, USA // juliana.freire@nyu.edu

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

Goetz Graefe
Hewlett Packard Laboratories, USA // goetz.graefe@hp.com

Wook-Shin Han
Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea // wshan@dblab.postech.ac.kr

Helen Huang
University of Queensland, Australia // huang@itee.uq.edu.au

Seung-won Hwang
Yonsei University, Korea // seungwonh@yonsei.ac.kr

Yoshiharu Ishikawa
Nagoya University, Japan // ishikawa@i.nagoya-u.ac.jp

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

Willem Jonker
University of Twente, The Netherlands // willem.jonker@eitdigital.eu

Panos Kalnis
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia

Murat Kantarcioglu
University of Texas at Dallas, USA // muratk@utdallas.edu

Alexandros Labrinidis
University of Pittsburgh, USA // labrinid@cs.pitt.edu

Laks V.S. Lakshmanan
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada // laks@cs.ubc.ca 

Dongwon Lee
Penn State University, USA // dlee@ist.psu.edu

Guoliang Li
Tsinghua University, China // liguoliang@tsinghua.edu.cn

Shuai Ma
Beihang University, China // shuai.ma@gmail.com

Nikos Mamoulis
University of Hong Kong, SAR, China // nikos@cs.hku.hk

Yannis Manolopoulos
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece // manolopo@csd.auth.gr

Mohamed F. Mokbel
University of Minnesota, USA  // mokbel@cs.umn.edu

Atsuyuki Morishima
University of Tsukuba, Japan // morishima-office@ml.cc.tsukuba.ac.jp

Vivek Narasayya
Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA // viveknar@microsoft.com

Mario A. Nascimemento
University of Alberta, Canada // mn@cs.ualberta.ca

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

Fatma Özcan
IBM Research-Almaden, USA // fozcan@us.ibm.com

Stefano Paraboschi
Università degli Studi di Bergamo, Italy // parabosc@unibg.it

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

Evaggelia Pitoura
University of Ioannina, Greece // pitoura@cs.uoi.gr

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

Pierangela Samarati
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy // pierangela.samarati@unimi.it

Timos Sellis
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia // tsellis@swin.edu.au

Dan Suciu
University of Washington, Seattle, USA // suciu@cs.washington.edu

Patrick Valduriez
INRIA, Montpellier, France // Patrick.valduriez@inria.fr

Jef Wijsen
University of Mons, Belgium // jef.wijsen@umons.ac.be

Xiaokui Xiao
Nanyang  Technological University, Singapore // xkxiao@ntu.edu.sg

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    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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