Other DCC Events

Database Seminar: MayBMS - A Database Management System for Uncertain and Probabilistic Data

Appleton Tower 2nd floor break-out area, 13 December 2007
Dan Olteanu, Oxford University, present ed "MayBMS - A Database Management System for Uncertain and Probabilistic Data" at 4.00pm as part of the Scottish Database Interest Group [external] seminar season. The DCC was a co-sponsor of this event.

Database Group Lab Lunch with Stephen Lawrie

Appleton Tower 2nd floor break-out area, 29 November 2007
Stephen Lawrie talked about his work in the Division of Psychiatry Brain Imaging group at this informal (and free) lab lunch which started at 1.15pm. The DCC was a co-sponsor of this event.

Database Group Lab Lunch with Limsoon Wong

Appleton Tower 2nd floor break-out area, 16 October 2007
Limsoon Wong, National University of Singapore, talked about the inference of the function of a protein in computational biology at this informal (and free) lab lunch which started at 12.45pm. The DCC was a co-sponsor of this event.

Database Seminar: Logic, Automata, Games, and Algorithms

Edinburgh, 4 September 2007
Moshe Y. Vardi, Rice University, presented "Logic, Automata, Games, and Algorithms" at 3.00pm as part of the Scottish Database Interest Group [external] seminar season. The DCC was a co-sponsor of this event.

Database Group Lab Lunch with Gerald Weber

Appleton Tower 2nd floor break-out area, 29 August 2007
Gerald Weber, University of Auckland, New Zealand, talked about "Enterprise modelling: challenges and opportunities" at this informal (and free) lab lunch which started at 1.00pm. The DCC was a co-sponsor of this event.

Database Seminar: Management of Probabilistic Data: Foundations and Challenges

Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02), 25 July 2007
Dan Suciu, University of Washington Seattle, WA USA, presented "Management of Probabilistic Data: Foundations and Challenges" at 4.10pm as part of the Scottish Database Interest Group [external] seminar season at the University of Edinburgh, Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02). The DCC was a co-sponsor of this free event.

Database Seminar: John L Faundeen, US Geological Survey Archivist

Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02), 19 July 2007
John L Faundeen, US Geological Survey Archivist, talked about his work at USGS at 4.00pm as part of the Scottish Database Interest Group [external] seminar season at the University of Edinburgh, Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02). This event was webcast live. The DCC was a co-sponsor of this free event.

DCC Guest Lecture: Appraisal of Data as a Precursor to Digital Curation

University of Glasgow, 17 July 2007
John Faundeen, Archivist, U.S. Geological Survey, Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science, talked about the reasons for appraising data as well as reviewing processes developed for scientific records by the U.S. Geological Survey Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science. A tool developed to support the process has been considered a best practice by the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration and has been successfully applied to 24 scientific collections. The Library and Archives of Canada also requested the tool.

Database Seminar: Operators on Schema Mappings

Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02), 27 June 2007
Ronald Fagin, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, presented "Operators on Schema Mappings" at 4.10pm as part of the Scottish Database Interest Group [external] seminar season at the University of Edinburgh, Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02). The DCC was a co-sponsor of this event.

Database Seminar: Cardinality-based Repairs for Consistent Query Answering

Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02), 30 May 2007
Leo Bertossi, Carleton University, presented "Cardinality-based Repairs for Consistent Query Answering" at 4.10pm as part of the Scottish Database Interest Group [external] seminar season at the University of Edinburgh, Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02). The DCC was a co-sponsor of this event.