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2008
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First workshop on transforming and weaving ontologies in model driven engineering (TWOMDE 2008)
The First International Workshop on Transforming and Weaving Ontologies in Model Driven Engineering (TWOMDE 2008), affiliated with the 11th International Conference on Model Drive...
Fernando Silva Parreiras, Jeff Z. Pan, Uwe Aß...
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2008
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First workshop on very large digital libraries -- VLDL 2008
Paolo Manghi, Pasquale Pagano, Pavel Zezula
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2008
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The conference reviewing crisis and a proposed solution
In Computer Science, we have developed a vibrant conference culture, which has served us well thus far. However, with the growth of our field, the number of submissions to many co...
H. V. Jagadish
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2008
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The Sloan Digital Sky Survey and beyond
Our collaboration with Jim Gray has created some of the world's largest astronomy databases, and has enabled us to test many avant-garde ideas in practice. The astronomers ha...
Alexander S. Szalay
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2008
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Is there life outside transactions?: writing the transaction processing book
In this article I will reflect on the writing of "Transaction Processing
Andreas Reuter
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2008
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A "Gap Bridger"
I knew Jim Gray as a colleague, a friend and an employee. He created the first Microsoft Research group outside of our initial research lab in Redmond, WA. Jim's impact on in...
Richard F. Rashid
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2008
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Jim Gray at IBM: the transaction processing revolution
While at the IBM San Jose Research Laboratory, in the 1970's, Dr. Jim Gray defined and developed the fundamental concepts and techniques that underlie on-line transaction pro...
Bruce G. Lindsay
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2008
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Why did Jim Gray win the Turing Award?
This short paper is intended to describe for the layman why Jim Gray won so many awards, culminating in his being selected to receive the 1998 ACM Turing Award, arguably the "...
Michael Stonebraker
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2008
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Scaleability and immortality
James Nicholas Gray's understanding and experimentation gave him a special perspective. From 1995 his commitment was building indefinitely scalable tools by working on really...
Gordon Bell
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