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Call for Papers

The 2007 edition of the SEBD Symposium will take place at Torre Canne, Fasano (Brindisi), Apulia, Italy, from the 17th to the 20th of June 2007. Currently at its fifteenth edition, SEBD is the major annual event of the Italian research community in the database field. The symposium is thought as a gathering forum to meet, discuss and exchange experiences among all those, both in academia and industry, who are interested in database systems and in all their broad range of applications.

The conference covers a broad range of topics, including traditional database management, as well as new challenges for data management in any possible domain. Prospective authors are encouraged to consider novel topics and approaches rather than proposing incremental improvements of existing results. Suggested topics include (but not limited to) the following:

Access Methods and Physical Design
Transaction and Workflow Management
Distributed and Parallel Databases
Grid Database Management
Peer-to-Peer Databases
Real-Time and Micro Databases
Embedded, Sensor, and Mobile Databases

Active Databases
Object-Oriented Databases
Deductive Databases and Knowledge Bases
Constraint Databases
Spatial and Temporal Databases
Geographic Information Systems
Multimedia Databases and Information Retrieval
Scientific and Statistical Databases

Data Warehouses, Data Marts and OLAP
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
Inductive Databases
Query Languages for Data Mining
Database Support, Coupling and Primitives for Data Mining
Resource Discovery

Query Languages
Query Processing and Optimization
Imprecise Information and Approximate Queries
Data Stream Processing and Continuous Queries over Data Streams
Database Programming Languages

Data Models and Database Design
Logic and Databases
Semi-structured, XML, and Web data
Ontologies for Databases
Interoperability and Ontologies
Data Design, Evolution and Migration
Data Integration, Mapping and Transformation
Web Services

Databases in e-Commerce and e-Services
Databases and Digital Libraries
Databases and the Semantic Web
Biological Databases

Security Policies
Trust Management
Data and Interaction Confidentiality
Integrity, Authenticity and non Repudiation of Data
Identity Management and Mapping
Privacy in Advanced Database Applications
Privacy Preserving Querying and Mining

Submission Instructions
SEBD 2007 invites submissions of research, industry and application contributions as well as software demonstrations. Research papers, describing original ideas on the fundamental aspects of all forms of database systems and technology, are solicited. Moreover, extended abstract containing descriptions of on-going projects or presenting results already published are also welcome. Research papers presenting original works should be at most 12 pages long whereas extended abstract should be at most 8 pages long. Papers can be written in English or Italian. In order to allow a meaningful assignment of your paper to the most suitable reviewers, it is important that you indicate the content of the paper with a suitable set of keywords from the provided list. Student submissions should be clearly indicated on the submission form. Accepted papers and extended abstracts will be published in the proceedings of the symposium. SEBD 2007 submissions must be in electronic form in Portable Document Format (PDF) format. Papers must be formatted using the Lecture Notes in Computer Science style available at Papers must be submitted electronically, please follow the instructions that can be found on the submission Web site.

Student Award
An award will be attributed to the best paper presenting the results of research activities in the fields covered by the conference topics and authored only by PhD student(s) or by Doctor(s) who defended their theses after 30/6/2006. The SEBD Steering Committee will be responsible for the selection.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline (250 words): 4 March 2007 (extended)
Full paper submission deadline: 15 March 2007 (extended)
Notification of acceptance: 20 April 2007
Camera-ready copy due: 9 May 2007
Conference: 17-20 June 2007

The conference will take place at the "Hotel Levante" at Torre Canne, a seaside resort located on the lovely Adriatic Coast in the region of Apulia, south-east Italy. Some of the most interesting Apulian places are easily reachable, such as Alberobello and its "Trulli", Ostuni "the white City", Martina Franca and its "Barocco", The "Valle d'Itria" with Locorotondo and Cisternino, the Fasano's Zoo-Safari, the ancient ruins of Egnatia, and the Castellana Caves. Detailed information about the SEBD-07 logistics will be published at as soon as they become available.


General Chair

Letizia Tanca - Politecnico di Milano

Programme Chair

Donato Malerba - Università di Bari

Programme Committee

Maristella Agosti - Università di Padova
Giuseppe Amato - ISTI-CNR, Pisa
Elena Baralis - Politecnico di Torino
Luca Cabibbo - Università di Roma Tre
Andrea Calì - Università di Bolzano
Silvana Castano - Università di Milano
Tiziana Catarci - Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
Sara Comai - Politecnico di Milano
Valeria de Antonellis - Università di Brescia
Claudia Diamantini - Università Politecnica delle Marche
Paolino di Felice - Università dell'Aquila
Floriana Esposito - Università di Bari
Sergio Flesca - Università della Calabria
Giorgio Ghelli - Università di Pisa
Giuseppe Manco - ICAR-CNR, Rende (CS)
Giansalvatore Mecca - Università della Basilicata
Stefano Rizzi - Università di Bologna
Paolo Tiberio - Università di Modena
Domenico Ursino - Università di Reggio Calabria

SEBD Steering Committee

Maristella Agosti - Università di Padova
Antonio Albano - Università di Pisa
Paolo Atzeni - Università di Roma Tre
Valeria De Antonellis - Università di Brescia
Maurizio Lenzerini - Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
Domenico Saccà - Università della Calabria
Fabio Schreiber - Politecnico di Milano
Letizia Tanca - Politecnico di Milano
Paolo Tiberio - Università di Modena

Local Organizing Committee

Annalisa Appice - Università di Bari
Margherita Berardi - Università di Bari
Costantina Caruso - Università di Bari
Michelangelo Ceci (chair) - Università di Bari
Antonietta Lanza - Università di Bari
Ravi Pratap Singh - Università di Bari
Antonio Turi - Università di Bari

Further Information
Address any further inquiry to:

Donato Malerba
Dipartimento di Informatica
Università degli Studi di Bari
Via Orabona, 4
70125 Bari (ITALY)
Phone/Fax: +39 080 5443269



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