[dbitaly] GII Doctoral School on Advances in Databases - 2009

Andrea Pugliese apugliese a deis.unical.it
Gio 25 Giu 2009 13:14:43 CEST


GII Doctoral School on Advances in Databases - 2009 	
University of Calabria, Rende & Hotel S. Michele, Cetraro - Italy
September 7-18, 2009


The intended participants of the school are graduate students
and post-docs within computer science.
The school will take place at the University of Calabria
on September 7-12, 2009, and at Hotel S. Michele on September 13-18, 2009.


- Data exchange and integration
  Maurizio Lenzerini - Sapienza University  of Rome, Italy

- Data privacy and security
  Elisa Bertino - Purdue University, USA

- Knowledge discovery in databases
  George Karypis - University of Minnesota, USA

- Relational databases, logic, and complexity
  Phokion G. Kolaitis - University of California - Santa Cruz, USA

- Foundations of XML
  Frank Neven - Hasselt University, Belgium

- Stream databases
  Carlo Zaniolo - University of California - Los Angeles, USA

- Uncertain and probabilistic databases
  V.S. Subrahmanian - University of Maryland, USA


The GII Doctoral School in Computer Engineering is organized by
GII (Gruppo Ingegneria Informatica), in collaboration with GRIN
(Gruppo di Informatica), as a common educational place for the
doctoral university students from Italy and abroad with strong
motivation towards Computer Engineering and Computer Science
disciplines and applications. The GII school aims to be an
international forum where doctoral students may meet, discuss
and learn.

The school contributes to the education of students providing
thematic lectures on relevant scientific and technological
topics and occasions to meet and share experiences with
colleagues and teachers. The model of the schools is that of a
"full immersion" experience far from the usual activities of
the students in their departments.

Every year a program is proposed that is focused on relevant
topics covering foundational and research aspects as well as
social and economic implications and their applicative fallout.
In this respect, besides members of the academia, also experts
from industry, public administration and private companies are
invited as lecturers.

The school comprises assessments of activity and involvement of
the participants accordingly to suggestions of the teachers.
The evaluations may be reported to the students' institutions
to be converted in educational credits.

The school has been hosted in Rovereto (1995), Pavia (1996),
Benevento (1997), Como (1998), Torino (1999 and 2000), Volterra
(2002), Siena (2003), Benevento (2004), Siena (2005), Padova
(2006), Palermo (2007), and L'Aquila (2008). An average of 50
students per year has taken part to the school.

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