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Volume 1, Number 1, July, 1992
Volume 1, Number 2, October, 1992
Volume 2, Number 1, January, 1993
Volume 2, Number 2, April, 1993
Volume 2, Number 3, July, 1993
Volume 2, Number 4, October, 1993
Volume 3, Number 1, January, 1994
Volume 3, Number 2, April, 1994
Volume 3, Number 3, July, 1994
Volume 3, Number 4, October, 1994
Volume 4, Number 1, January, 1995
Volume 4, Number 2, April, 1995
Volume 4, Number 3, July, 1995
Volume 4, Number 4, October, 1995
Volume 5, Number 1, January, 1996
Volume 5, Number 2, April, 1996
Volume 5, Number 3, August, 1996
Volume 5, Number 4, December, 1996
Volume 6, Number 1, February, 1997
Volume 6, Number 2, August, 1997
Volume 6, Number 3, August, 1997
Volume 6, Number 4, November, 1997
Volume 7, Number 1, February, 1998
Volume 7, Number 2, May, 1998
Volume 7, Number 3, August, 1998
Volume 7, Number 4, December, 1998
Volume 8, Number 1, April, 1999
Volume 8, Number 2, April, 1999
Volume 8, Number 3--4, February, 2000
Volume 9, Number 1, March, 2000
Volume 9, Number 2, July, 2000
Volume 9, Number 3, December, 2000
Volume 9, Number 4, April, 2001
Volume 10, Number 1, August, 2001
Volume 10, Number 2--3, September, 2001
Volume 10, Number 4, December, 2001
Volume 11, Number 1, August, 2002
Volume 11, Number 2, October, 2002
Volume 11, Number 3, November, 2002
Volume 11, Number 4, December, 2002
Volume 12, Number 1, May, 2003
Volume 12, Number 2, August, 2003
Volume 12, Number 3, October, 2003
Volume 12, Number 4, November, 2003
Volume 13, Number 1, January, 2004
Volume 13, Number 2, May, 2004
Volume 13, Number 3, September, 2004
Volume 13, Number 4, December, 2004
Volume 14, Number 1, March, 2005
Volume 14, Number 2, April, 2005
Volume 14, Number 3, September, 2005
Volume 15, Number 1, January, 2006
Volume 15, Number 2, June, 2006
Volume 15, Number 3, April, 1999
Volume 15, Number 4, November, 2006
Volume 16, Number 1, October, 2006
Volume 16, Number 2, April, 2007
Volume 16, Number 4, October, 2007
Volume 17, Number 1, January, 2008
Volume 17, Number 2, March, 2008
Volume 17, Number 3, May, 2008
Volume 16, Number 3, July, 2007
Volume 17, Number 4, July, 2008
Volume 17, Number 5, August, 2008
Volume 17, Number 6, November, 2008
Volume 18, Number 1, January, 2009
Volume 18, Number 2, April, 2009
Volume 18, Number 3, June, 2009
Volume 18, Number 4, August, 2009
Volume 18, Number 5, October, 2009
Volume 18, Number 6, December, 2010
Volume 19, Number 1, February, 2010
Volume 19, Number 2, April, 2010
Volume 19, Number 3, June, 2010
Volume 19, Number 4, August, 2010
Volume 19, Number 5, October, 2010
Volume 19, Number 6, December, 2010
Volume 20, Number 1, February, 2011
Volume 20, Number 2, April, 2011
Volume 20, Number 3, June, 2011
Volume 20, Number 4, August, 2011
Volume 20, Number 5, October, 2011
Volume 20, Number 6, December, 2011
Volume 21, Number 1, February, 2012
Volume 21, Number 2, April, 2012
Volume 21, Number 3, June, 2012
Volume 21, Number 4, August, 2012
Volume 21, Number 5, October, 2012
Volume 21, Number 6, December, 2012
Volume 22, Number 1, February, 2013
Volume 22, Number 2, April, 2013
Volume 22, Number 3, June, 2013
Volume 22, Number 4, August, 2013
Volume 22, Number 5, October, 2013
Volume 22, Number 6, December, 2013
Volume 23, Number 1, February, 2014
Volume 23, Number 2, April, 2014
Volume 23, Number 3, June, 2014
Volume 23, Number 4, August, 2014
Volume 23, Number 5, October, 2014
Volume 23, Number 6, December, 2014
Volume 24, Number 1, February, 2015
Volume 24, Number 2, April, 2015
Volume 24, Number 3, June, 2015
Volume 24, Number 4, August, 2015
Volume 24, Number 5, October, 2015
Volume 24, Number 6, December, 2015
Volume 25, Number 1, February, 2016
Volume 25, Number 2, April, 2016
Volume 25, Number 3, June, 2016
Volume 25, Number 4, August, 2016
Volume 25, Number 5, October, 2016
Volume 25, Number 6, December, 2016
Volume 26, Number 1, February, 2017
Volume 26, Number 2, April, 2017
Volume 26, Number 3, June, 2017
Volume 26, Number 4, August, 2017
Volume 26, Number 5, October, 2017
Volume 26, Number 6, December, 2017
Volume 27, Number 1, February, 2018
Volume 27, Number 2, April, 2018
Volume 27, Number 3, June, 2018
Volume 27, Number 4, August, 2018


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 1, Number 1, July, 1992

             Yuri Breitbart and   
       Abraham Silberschatz and   
              Glenn R. Thompson   Transaction Management Issues in a
                                  Failure-Prone Multidatabase System
                                  Environment  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--39
           Marian H. Nodine and   
              Stanley B. Zdonik   Cooperative Transaction Hierarchies:
                                  Transaction Support for Design
                                  Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41--80
       Stefano Spaccapietra and   
           Christine Parent and   
                    Yann Dupont   Model Independent Assertions for
                                  Integration of Heterogeneous Schemas . . 81--126
                 David K. Hsiao   Federated Databases and Systems: Part I
                                  --- a Tutorial on Their Data Sharing . . 127--179

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 1, Number 2, October, 1992

             Yuri Breitbart and   
       Hector Garcia-Molina and   
           Abraham Silberschatz   Overview of Multidatabase Transaction
                                  Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181--240
                Pamela Drew and   
                 Roger King and   
              Dennis Heimbigner   A Toolkit for the Incremental
                                  Implementation of Heterogeneous Database
                                  Management Systems . . . . . . . . . . . 241--284
                 David K. Hsiao   Federated Databases and Systems: Part II
                                  --- a Tutorial on Their Resource
                                  Consolidation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285--310


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 2, Number 1, January, 1993

               Philip S. Yu and   
             Douglas W. Cornell   Buffer Management Based on Return on
                                  Consumption in a Multi-Query Environment 1--37
           Theo Härder and   
                 Kurt Rothermel   Concurrency Control Issues in Nested
                                  Transactions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39--74
        Christian S. Jensen and   
                   Leo Mark and   
          Nick Roussopoulos and   
                Timos K. Sellis   Using Differential Techniques to
                                  Efficiently Support Transaction Time . . 75--116

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 2, Number 2, April, 1993

          Jayant R. Haritsa and   
           Michael J. Carey and   
                    Miron Livny   Value-Based Scheduling in Real-Time
                                  Database Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . 117--152
                 John Grant and   
              Witold Litwin and   
          Nick Roussopoulos and   
                Timos K. Sellis   Query Languages for Relational
                                  Multidatabases . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153--171
             Andrea Neufeld and   
            Guido Moerkotte and   
             Peter C. Lockemann   Generating Consistent Test Data for a
                                  Variable Set of General Consistency
                                  Constraints  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173--213
                  Weimin Du and   
        Ahmed K. Elmagarmid and   
                    Won Kim and   
               Omran A. Bukhres   Supporting Consistent Updates in
                                  Replicated Multidatabase Systems . . . . 215--241
                      Anonymous   Column . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Column . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 2, Number 3, July, 1993

            Anthony Tomasic and   
           Hector Garcia-Molina   Special Issue in Parallelism in Database
                                  Systems: Query Processing and Inverted
                                  Indices in Shared-Nothing Document
                                  Information Retrieval Systems  . . . . . 243--275
            Anthony Tomasic and   
           Hector Garcia-Molina   Query processing and inverted indices in
                                  shared: nothing text document
                                  information retrieval systems  . . . . . 243--276
                Mikal Ziane and   
            Mohamed Za\"\it and   
          Pascale Borla-Salamet   Parallel Query Processing with Zigzag
                                  Trees  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277--301
                Kien A. Hua and   
                 Yu-lung Lo and   
               Honesty C. Young   Considering Data Skew Factor in
                                  Multi-Way Join Query Optimization for
                                  Parallel Execution . . . . . . . . . . . 303--330
               Aidong Zhang and   
            Ahmed K. Elmagarmid   A Theory of Global Concurrency Control
                                  in Multidatabase Systems . . . . . . . . 331--360
                      Anonymous   Special issue in parallelism in database
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 2, Number 4, October, 1993

              V. Srinivasan and   
               Michael J. Carey   Performance of B$^+$ tree concurrency
                                  control algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . 361--406
             Gerhard Weikum and   
                 Christof Hasse   Multi-Level Transaction Management for
                                  Complex Objects: Implementation,
                                  Performance, Parallelism . . . . . . . . 407--453
                 Veda C. Storey   Understanding Semantic Relationships . . 455--488
     Frank Shou-Cheng Tseng and   
           Arbee L. P. Chen and   
                     W.-P. Yang   Searching a Minimal
                                  Semantically-Equivalent Subset of a Set
                                  of Partial Values  . . . . . . . . . . . 489--512


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 3, Number 1, January, 1994

   Dimitrios Georgakopoulos and   
         Marek Rusinkiewicz and   
                  Witold Litwin   Chronological Scheduling of Transactions
                                  with Temporal Dependencies . . . . . . . 1--28
            Kyu Young Whang and   
              Sang Wook Kim and   
                 Gio Wiederhold   Dynamic Maintenance of Data Distribution
                                  for Selectivity Estimation . . . . . . . 29--51
                Nabil Kamel and   
                    Ping Wu and   
               Stanley Y. W. Su   A Pattern-Based Object Calculus  . . . . 53--76
                  Edward Sciore   Versioning and Configuration Management
                                  in an Object-Oriented Data Model . . . . 77--106

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 3, Number 2, April, 1994

     Kotagiri Ramamohanarao and   
                  James Harland   An introduction to deductive database
                                  languages and systems  . . . . . . . . . 107--122
     Kotagiri Ramamohanarao and   
                  James Harland   Special Issue on Prototypes of Deductive
                                  Database Systems: An Introduction to
                                  Deductive Database Languages and Systems 107--122
             Marcia A. Derr and   
         Shinichi Morishita and   
                Geoffrey Phipps   The Glue-Nail Deductive Database System:
                                  Design, Implementation, and Evaluation   123--160
         Raghu Ramakrishnan and   
          Divesh Srivastava and   
               S. Sudarshan and   
               Praveen Seshadri   The CORAL Deductive System . . . . . . . 161--210
      Werner Kießling and   
             Helmut Schmidt and   
        Werner Strauß and   
         Gerhard Dünzinger   DECLARE and SDS: Early Efforts to
                                  Commercialize Deductive Database
                                  Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211--243
              Jayen Vaghani and   
     Kotagiri Ramamohanarao and   
              David B. Kemp and   
             Zoltan Somogyi and   
           Peter J. Stuckey and   
               Tim S. Leask and   
                  James Harland   The Aditi Deductive Database System  . . 245--288
                      Anonymous   Special issue on prototypes of deductive
                                  database systems . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 3, Number 3, July, 1994

              Byung Suk Lee and   
                 Gio Wiederhold   Efficiently Instantiating View-Objects
                                  From Remote Relational Databases . . . . 289--323
Daniel Barbará-Millá and   
           Hector Garcia-Molina   The demarcation protocol: a technique
                                  for maintaining constraints in
                                  distributed database systems . . . . . . 325--353
      Daniel Barbará and   
           Hector Garcia-Molina   The Demarcation Protocol: a Technique
                                  for Maintaining Constraints in
                                  Distributed Database Systems . . . . . . 325--353
                  Elisa Bertino   Index Configuration in Object-Oriented
                                  Databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 355--399

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 3, Number 4, October, 1994

       Ralf Hartmut Güting   An introduction to spatial database
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 357--399
       Ralf Hartmut Güting   Special Issue on Spatial Database
                                  Systems: An Introduction to Spatial
                                  Database Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . 357--399
                  Peter Baumann   Management of Multidimensional Discrete
                                  Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 401--444
              Wesley W. Chu and   
              Ion Tim Ieong and   
                 Ricky K. Taira   A Semantic Modeling Approach for Image
                                  Retrieval by Content . . . . . . . . . . 445--477
          Dimitris Papadias and   
                Timos K. Sellis   Qualitative Representation of Spatial
                                  Knowledge in Two-Dimensional Space . . . 479--516
                King Ip Lin and   
             H. V. Jagadish and   
             Christos Faloutsos   The TV-Tree: An Index Structure for
                                  High-Dimensional Data  . . . . . . . . . 517--542
                      Anonymous   Special issue on spatial database
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 4, Number 1, January, 1995

      Panos Constantopoulos and   
             Matthias Jarke and   
            John Mylopoulos and   
               Yannis Vassiliou   The Software Information Base: a Server
                                  for Reuse  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--43
              Chris Clifton and   
       Hector Garcia-Molina and   
                    David Bloom   HyperFile: a Data and Query Model for
                                  Documents  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45--86
          Divyakant Agrawal and   
              Amr El Abbadi and   
            Richard Jeffers and   
                     Lijing Lin   Ordered Shared Locks for Real-Time
                                  Databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87--126
                   Asit Dan and   
               Philip S. Yu and   
                  Jen Yao Chung   Characterization of Database Access
                                  Pattern for Analytic Prediction of
                                  Buffer Hit Probability . . . . . . . . . 127--154

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 4, Number 2, April, 1995

               Joan Peckham and   
           Bonnie MacKellar and   
                Michael Doherty   Data Model for Extensible Support of
                                  Explicit Relationships in Design
                                  Databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157--191
            Ernest Teniente and   
            Antoni Olivé   Updating Knowledge Bases While
                                  Maintaining Their Consistency  . . . . . 193--241
   Ralf Hartmut Güting and   
               Markus Schneider   Realm-Based Spatial Data Types: The ROSE
                                  Algebra  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243--286
         Marjorie Templeton and   
             Herbert Henley and   
               Edward Maros and   
             Darrel J. Van Buer   InterViso: Dealing With the Complexity
                                  of Federated Database Access . . . . . . 287--317

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 4, Number 3, July, 1995

        Malcolm P. Atkinson and   
                Ronald Morrison   Special Issue on Persistent Object
                                  Systems: Orthogonally Persistent Object
                                  Systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319--401
           Malcolm Atkinson and   
                Ronald Morrison   Orthogonally persistent object systems   319--402
             Antonio Albano and   
             Giorgio Ghelli and   
                   Renzo Orsini   Fibonacci: a Programming Language for
                                  Object Databases . . . . . . . . . . . . 403--444
         M. Tamer Özsu and   
           Randal J. Peters and   
              Duane Szafron and   
                Boman Irani and   
                 Anna Lipka and   
           Adriana Muñoz   TIGUKAT: a Uniform Behavioral Objectbase
                                  Management System  . . . . . . . . . . . 445--492
  Véronique Benzaken and   
                    Anne Doucet   Thémis: a Database Programming Language
                                  Handling Integrity Constraints . . . . . 493--517
              Alfons Kemper and   
                Donald Kossmann   Adaptable Pointer Swizzling Strategies
                                  in Object Bases: Design, Realization,
                                  and Quantitative Analysis  . . . . . . . 519--566
                      Anonymous   Special issue on persistent object
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 4, Number 4, October, 1995

      Daniel Barbará and   
              Tomasz Imielinski   Special System-oriented Section: The
                                  Best of SIGMOD 1994: Sleepers and
                                  Workaholics: Caching Strategies in
                                  Mobile Environments  . . . . . . . . . . 567--602
      Daniel Barbará and   
            Tomasz Imieli\'nski   Sleepers and workaholics: caching
                                  strategies in mobile environments
                                  (extended version) . . . . . . . . . . . 567--602
               Chris Nyberg and   
                Tom Barclay and   
           Zarka Cvetanovic and   
                   Jim Gray and   
                 David B. Lomet   AlphaSort: a Cache-Sensitive Parallel
                                  External Sort  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 603--627
              Seth J. White and   
                David J. DeWitt   QuickStore: a High Performance Mapped
                                  Object Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 629--673
              Arun N. Swami and   
           K. Bernhard Schiefer   Estimating Page Fetches for Index Scans
                                  with Finite LRU Buffers  . . . . . . . . 675--701
              Gad M. Landau and   
        Jeanette P. Schmidt and   
            Vassilis J. Tsotras   Historical queries along multiple lines
                                  of time evolution  . . . . . . . . . . . 703--726
              Gad M. Landau and   
        Jeanette P. Schmidt and   
            Vassilis J. Tsotras   Regular Journal Articles: Historical
                                  Queries Along Multiple Lines of Time
                                  Evolution  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703--726
            Serge Abiteboul and   
                  Catriel Beeri   The Power of Languages for the
                                  Manipulation of Complex Values . . . . . 727--794
                      Anonymous   Special system-oriented section: the
                                  best of SIGMOD `94 . . . . . . . . . . . ??


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 5, Number 1, January, 1996

           David J. De Witt and   
        Jeffrey F. Naughton and   
             John C. Shafer and   
        Shivakumar Venkataraman   Parallelizing OODBMS traversals: a
                                  performance evaluation . . . . . . . . . 3--18
  Rajendran M. Sivasankaran and   
          John A. Stankovic and   
          Donald F. Towsley and   
          Bhaskar Purimetla and   
             Krithi Ramamritham   Priority Assignment in Real-Time Active
                                  Databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19--34
           Arthur M. Keller and   
                     Julie Basu   A Predicate-based Caching Scheme for
                                  Client-Server Database Architectures . . 35--47
        Michael Stonebraker and   
               Paul M. Aoki and   
              Witold Litwin and   
                Avi Pfeffer and   
                   Adam Sah and   
                Jeff Sidell and   
               Carl Staelin and   
                      Andrew Yu   Mariposa: a Wide-Area Distributed
                                  Database System  . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--63
             Evan P. Harris and   
         Kotagiri Ramamohanarao   Join Algorithm Costs Revisited . . . . . 64--84
         Krithi Ramamritham and   
           Panos K. Chrysanthis   A taxonomy of correctness criteria in
                                  database applications (*)  . . . . . . . 85--97

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 5, Number 2, April, 1996

       Odysseas G. Tsatalos and   
          Marvin H. Solomon and   
            Yannis E. Ioannidis   The GMAP: a Versatile Tool for Physical
                                  Data Independence  . . . . . . . . . . . 101--118
    Alexandra Poulovassilis and   
                    Carol Small   Algebraic Query Optimisation for
                                  Database Programming Languages . . . . . 119--132
                 Eric Amiel and   
          Marie-Jo Bellosta and   
              Eric Dujardin and   
                     Eric Simon   Type-safe Relaxing of Schema Consistency
                                  Rules for Flexible Modeling in OODBMS    133--150
                  Doug Fang and   
    Shahram Ghandeharizadeh and   
                  Dennis McLeod   An experimental object-based sharing
                                  system for networked databases . . . . . 151--165

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 5, Number 3, August, 1996

              Debabrata Dey and   
          Terence M. Barron and   
                 Veda C. Storey   A Complete Temporal Relational Algebra   167--180
              Yuh-Ming Shyy and   
              Javier Arroyo and   
           Stanley Y. W. Su and   
                     Herman Lam   The Design and Implementation of K: a
                                  High-Level Knowledge-Base Programming
                                  Language of OSAM*.KBMS . . . . . . . . . 181--195
           Theo Härder and   
                Joachim Reinert   Access Path Support for Referential
                                  Integrity in SQL2  . . . . . . . . . . . 196--214
              Beng Chin Ooi and   
                 Jiawei Han and   
                 Hongjun Lu and   
                   Kian Lee Tan   Index Nesting --- An Efficient Approach
                                  to Indexing in Object-Oriented Databases 215--228

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 5, Number 4, December, 1996

        Gennady Antoshenkov and   
               Mohamed Ziauddin   Query Processing and Optimization in
                                  Oracle Rdb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229--237
            John Mylopoulos and   
          Vinay K. Chaudhri and   
       Dimitris Plexousakis and   
                Adel Shrufi and   
            Thodoros Topologlou   Building Knowledge Base Management
                                  Systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238--263
               Bruno Becker and   
           Stephan Gschwind and   
               Thomas Ohler and   
            Bernhard Seeger and   
                 Peter Widmayer   An Asymptotically Optimal Multiversion
                                  B-Tree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264--275
              Vipul Kashyap and   
                  Amit P. Sheth   Semantic and Schematic Similarities
                                  Between Database Objects: a
                                  Context-Based Approach . . . . . . . . . 276--304


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 6, Number 1, February, 1997

       Georgios Evangelidis and   
             David B. Lomet and   
                 Betty Salzberg   The hB $^{\Pi}$-tree: a multi-attribute
                                  index supporting concurrency, recovery
                                  and node consolidation . . . . . . . . . 1--25
            Gennady Antoshenkov   Dictionary-based order-preserving string
                                  compression (*)  . . . . . . . . . . . . 26--39
             Vigyan Singhal and   
                 Alan Jay Smith   Analysis of Locking Behavior in Three
                                  Real Database Systems  . . . . . . . . . 40--52
               Manish Mehta and   
                David J. DeWitt   Data placement in shared-nothing
                                  parallel database systems (*)  . . . . . 53--72

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 6, Number 2, August, 1997

         Mike P. Papazoglou and   
           Bernd J. Krämer   A Database Model for Object Dynamics . . 73--96
            Tiziana Catarci and   
          Giuseppe Santucci and   
                   John Cardiff   Graphical interaction with heterogeneous
                                  databases (*)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97--120
             Ming-Syan Chen and   
                Hui-I Hsiao and   
                   Philip S. Yu   On Applying Hash Filters to Improving
                                  the Execution of Multi-Join Queries  . . 121--131
        Yannis E. Ioannidis and   
              Raymond T. Ng and   
               Kyuseok Shim and   
                Timos K. Sellis   Parametric Query Optimization  . . . . . 132--151
            Sharad Mehrotra and   
             Henry F. Korth and   
               Avi Silberschatz   Concurrency Control in Hierarchical
                                  Multidatabase Systems  . . . . . . . . . 152--172

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 6, Number 3, August, 1997

                 Edward E. Cobb   The impact of object technology on
                                  commercial transaction processing  . . . 173--190
                 Edward E. Cobb   The Impact of Technology on Commercial
                                  Transaction Processing . . . . . . . . . 173--190
         Michael Steinbrunn and   
            Guido Moerkotte and   
                  Alfons Kemper   Heuristic and Randomized Optimization
                                  for the Join Ordering Problem  . . . . . 191--208
          Euthimios Panagos and   
             Alexandros Biliris   Synchronization and Recovery in a
                                  Client-Server Storage System . . . . . . 209--223
             David B. Lomet and   
                 Betty Salzberg   Concurrency and Recovery for Index Trees 224--240
              Laura M. Haas and   
           Michael J. Carey and   
                Miron Livny and   
                    Amit Shukla   Seeking the truth about ad hoc join
                                  costs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 241--256
         Mike P. Papazoglou and   
           Bernd J. Krämer   Erratum --- A database model for object
                                  dynamics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257--260

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 6, Number 4, November, 1997

                Gustav Fahl and   
                     Tore Risch   Query Processing Over Object Views of
                                  Relational Data  . . . . . . . . . . . . 261--281
          Oscar Díaz and   
                   Arturo Jaime   EXACT: An Extensible Approach to Active
                                  Object-Oriented Databases  . . . . . . . 282--295
          Klemens Böhm and   
                Karl Aberer and   
           Erich J. Neuhold and   
                    Xiaoya Yang   Structured Document Storage and Refined
                                  Declarative and Navigational Access
                                  Mechanisms in HyperStorM . . . . . . . . 296--311
        Thomas A. Mück and   
            Martin L. Polaschek   A Configurable Type Hierarchy Index for
                                  OODB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 312--332
            Thomas A. Mueck and   
            Martin L. Polaschek   A configurable type hierarchy index for
                                  OODB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 312--332
           Stefan Berchtold and   
             Daniel A. Keim and   
             Hans-Peter Kriegel   Using Extended Feature Objects for
                                  Partial Similarity Retrieval . . . . . . 333--348


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 7, Number 1, February, 1998

                  Jia Liang Han   Optimizing Relational Queries in
                                  Connection Hypergraphs: Nested Queries,
                                  Views, and Binding Propagations  . . . . 1--11
             Eric N. Hanson and   
              I.-Cheng Chen and   
              Roxana Dastur and   
                 Kurt Engel and   
            Vijay Ramaswamy and   
                  Wendy Tan and   
                        Chun Xu   A Flexible and Recoverable Client/Server
                                  Database Event Notification System . . . 12--24
               Ashish Mehta and   
               James Geller and   
              Yehoshua Perl and   
               Erich J. Neuhold   The OODB Path-Method Generator (PMG)
                                  Using Access Weights and Precomputed
                                  Access Relevance . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--47
          Peter Scheuermann and   
             Gerhard Weikum and   
                  Peter Zabback   Data Partitioning and Load Balancing in
                                  Parallel Disk Systems  . . . . . . . . . 48--66

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 7, Number 2, May, 1998

     Naci S. Ishakbeyo\uglu and   
      Z. Meral Özsoyo\uglu   Maintenance of Implication Integrity
                                  Constraints Under Updates to Constraints 67--78
       Stefan Deßloch and   
           Theo Härder and   
Nelson Mendonça Mattos and   
         Bernhard Mitschang and   
                 Joachim Thomas   Advanced Data Processing in KRISYS:
                                  Modeling Concepts, Implementation
                                  Techniques, and Client/Server Issues . . 79--95
            Serge Abiteboul and   
               Sophie Cluet and   
                      Tova Milo   A Logical View of Structured Files . . . 96--114
              Beng Chin Ooi and   
               Kian-Lee Tan and   
              Tat Seng Chua and   
                      Wynne Hsu   Fast Image Retrieval Using Color-Spatial
                                  Information  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115--128

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 7, Number 3, August, 1998

                 Matthias Jarke   Guest Editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . 129--129
               Praveen Seshadri   Enhanced Abstract Data Types in
                                  Object-Relational Databases  . . . . . . 130--140
               Achim Kraiss and   
                 Gerhard Weikum   Integrated Document Caching and
                                  Prefetching in Storage Hierarchies Based
                                  on Markov-Chain Predictions  . . . . . . 141--162
         Soumen Chakrabarti and   
                  Byron Dom and   
             Rakesh Agrawal and   
             Prabhakar Raghavan   Scalable Feature Selection,
                                  Classification and Signature Generation
                                  for Organizing Large Text Databases into
                                  Hierarchical Topic Taxonomies  . . . . . 163--178
                 Prasan Roy and   
                S. Seshadri and   
       Abraham Silberschatz and   
               S. Sudarshan and   
                      S. Ashwin   Garbage Collection in Object-Oriented
                                  Databases Using Transactional Cyclic
                                  Reference Counting . . . . . . . . . . . 179--193
                Wee Teck Ng and   
                  Peter M. Chen   Integrating Reliable Memory in Databases 194--204

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 7, Number 4, December, 1998

         M. Tamer Özsu and   
        Stavros Christodoulakis   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205--205
         M. Tamer Özsu and   
        Stavros Christodoulakis   Special Issue on Multimedia Databases:
                                  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205--205
       Minos N. Garofalakis and   
            Banu Özden and   
               Avi Silberschatz   On Periodic Resource scheduling for
                                  Continuous-Media Databases . . . . . . . 206--225
               Haitao Jiang and   
            Ahmed K. Elmagarmid   Spatial and Temporal Content-Based
                                  Access to Hypervideo Databases . . . . . 226--238
              Raymond T. Ng and   
                      Paul Shum   Optimal Clip Ordering for Multi-Clip
                                  Queries  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239--252
                 Aya Soffer and   
                    Hanan Samet   Integrating Symbolic Images into a
                                  Multimedia Database System Using
                                  Classification and Abstraction
                                  Approaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253--274
               Pavel Zezula and   
            Pasquale Savino and   
             Giuseppe Amato and   
                 Fausto Rabitti   Approximate Similarity Retrieval with
                                  M-Trees  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275--293
       Nevzat Hurkan Balkir and   
        Gultekin Özsoyoglu   Delivering Presentations from Multimedia
                                  Servers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 294--307


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 8, Number 1, April, 1999

                     Zhe Li and   
                Kenneth A. Ross   Fast Joins Using Join Indices  . . . . . 1--24
           Theo Härder and   
         Günter Sauter and   
                 Joachim Thomas   The Intrinsic Problems of Structural
                                  Heterogeneity and an Approach to Their
                                  Solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--43
             Yueh-Min Huang and   
               Jen-Wen Ding and   
                  Shiao-Li Tsao   Constant Time Permutation: An Efficient
                                  Block Allocation Strategy for
                                  Variable-Bit-Rate Continuous Media Data  44--54
                Navin Kabra and   
                David J. DeWitt   OPT++: an object-oriented implementation
                                  for extensible database query
                                  optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55--78

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 8, Number 2, April, 1999

      Natalija Krivokapi\'c and   
              Alfons Kemper and   
                     Ehud Gudes   Deadlock Detection in Distributed
                                  Database Systems: a New Algorithm and a
                                  Comparative Performance Analysis . . . . 79--100
             Peter A. Boncz and   
              Martin L. Kersten   MIL primitives for querying a fragmented
                                  world  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101--119
               Goksel Aslan and   
                  Dennis McLeod   Semantic Heterogeneity Resolution in
                                  Federated Databases by Metadata
                                  Implantation and Stepwise Evolution  . . 120--132
           Kelvin K. W. Law and   
             John C. S. Lui and   
                Leana Golubchik   Efficient Support for Interactive
                                  Service in Multi-Resolution VOD Systems  133--153

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 8, Number 3--4, February, 2000

                 O. Shmueli and   
                       J. Widom   Foreword by the VLDB `98 PC Chairmen . . 155--155
             Jennifer Widom and   
                   Oded Shmueli   Best Papers of VLDB `98, New York:
                                  Foreword by the VLDB `98 PC Chairmen:
                                  Best Papers of VLDB `98  . . . . . . . . 155--155
         Reinhard Braumandl and   
         Jens Claußen and   
              Alfons Kemper and   
                Donald Kossmann   Functional-Join Processing . . . . . . . 156--177
               Binto George and   
              Jayant R. Haritsa   Secure Buffering in Firm Real-Time
                                  Database Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . 178--198
                 Peter Muth and   
          Patrick E. O'Neil and   
                 Achim Pick and   
                 Gerhard Weikum   The LHAM Log-Structured History Data
                                  Access Method  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199--221
               David Gibson and   
           Jon M. Kleinberg and   
             Prabhakar Raghavan   Clustering Categorical Data: An Approach
                                  Based on Dynamical Systems . . . . . . . 222--236
             Edwin M. Knorr and   
              Raymond T. Ng and   
               Vladimir Tucakov   Distance-Based Outliers: Algorithms and
                                  Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237--253
                  Flip Korn and   
      Alexandros Labrinidis and   
             Yannis Kotidis and   
             Christos Faloutsos   Quantifiable Data Mining Using Ratio
                                  Rules  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254--266
              Kristian Torp and   
        Christian S. Jensen and   
       Richard Thomas Snodgrass   Effective Timestamping in Databases  . . 267--288
Gholamhosein Sheikholeslami and   
         Surojit Chatterjee and   
                   Aidong Zhang   WaveCluster: a Wavelet Based Clustering
                                  Approach for Spatial Data in Very Large
                                  Databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289--304
             Esther Pacitti and   
                     Eric Simon   Update Propagation Strategies to Improve
                                  Freshness in Lazy Master Replicated
                                  Databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 305--318
                Weifa Liang and   
          Maria E. Orlowska and   
                  Jeffrey X. Yu   Optimizing Multiple Dimensional Queries
                                  Simultaneously in Multidimensional
                                  Databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319--338


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 9, Number 1, March, 2000

               Paolo Atzeni and   
           Alberto O. Mendelzon   Databases and the Web: Guest Editorial:
                                  Databases and the Web  . . . . . . . . . 1--1
               Paolo Atzeni and   
           Alberto O. Mendelzon   Guest editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--1
          Boris Chidlovskii and   
                Uwe M. Borghoff   Semantic caching of Web queries  . . . . 2--17
         Jean-Robert Gruser and   
             Louiqa Raschid and   
        Vladimir Zadorozhny and   
                       Tao Zhan   Learning response time for WebSources
                                  using query feedback and application in
                                  query optimization . . . . . . . . . . . 18--37
      Mary Fernández and   
           Daniela Florescu and   
                  Alon Levy and   
                      Dan Suciu   Declarative specification of Web sites
                                  with S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38--55
            Bettina Berendt and   
              Myra Spiliopoulou   Analysis of navigation behaviour in Web
                                  sites integrating multiple information
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56--75
              Peter Buneman and   
          Mary F. Fernandez and   
                      Dan Suciu   UnQL: a query language and algebra for
                                  semistructured data based on structural
                                  recursion  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76--110

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 9, Number 2, July, 2000

            Isabelle Mirbel and   
            Barbara Pernici and   
            Timos K. Sellis and   
            S. Tserkezoglou and   
          Michalis Vazirgiannis   Checking the Temporal Integrity of
                                  Interactive Multimedia Documents . . . . 111--130
    K. Selçuk Candan and   
                 Eric Lemar and   
             V. S. Subrahmanian   View management in multimedia databases  131--153
            Ada Wai-chee Fu and   
       Polly Mei-shuen Chan and   
            Yin-Ling Cheung and   
                  Yiu Sang Moon   Dynamic vp-Tree Indexing for $n$-Nearest
                                  Neighbor Search Given Pair-Wise
                                  Distances  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154--173

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 9, Number 3, December, 2000

            Malcolm P. Atkinson   Guest editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . 175--176
        Philip A. Bernstein and   
                Shankar Pal and   
                    David Shutt   Context-based prefetch --- an
                                  optimization for implementing objects on
                                  relations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177--189
                J. Claussen and   
                  A. Kemper and   
                D. Kossmann and   
                     C. Wiesner   Exploiting early sorting and early
                                  partitioning for decision support query
                                  processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190--213
             H. V. Jagadish and   
            Olga Kapitskaia and   
              Raymond T. Ng and   
              Divesh Srivastava   One-dimensional and multi-dimensional
                                  substring selectivity estimation . . . . 214--230
            Stefan Manegold and   
             Peter A. Boncz and   
              Martin L. Kersten   Optimizing database architecture for the
                                  new bottleneck: memory access  . . . . . 231--246
         Vijayshankar Raman and   
            Bhaskaran Raman and   
          Joseph M. Hellerstein   Online dynamic reordering  . . . . . . . 247--260
               Kian-Lee Tan and   
             Cheng Hian Goh and   
                  Beng Chin Ooi   Progressive evaluation of nested
                                  aggregate queries  . . . . . . . . . . . 261--278

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 9, Number 4, April, 2001

             Anne H. H. Ngu and   
              Quan Z. Sheng and   
                Du Q. Huynh and   
                        Ron Lei   Combining multi-visual features for
                                  efficient indexing in a large image
                                  database . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279--293
                Carlo Combi and   
                 Giuseppe Pozzi   \em HMAP --- a temporal data model
                                  managing intervals with different
                                  granularities and indeterminacy from
                                  natural language sentences . . . . . . . 294--311
                Wen-Syan Li and   
    K. Selçuk Candan and   
               Kyoji Hirata and   
                 Yoshinori Hara   Supporting efficient multimedia database
                                  exploration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 312--326
                 Chiang Lee and   
             Chi-Sheng Shih and   
                  Yaw-Huei Chen   A graph-theoretic model for optimizing
                                  queries involving methods  . . . . . . . 327--343
             Changzhou Wang and   
                   X. Sean Wang   Indexing very high-dimensional sparse
                                  and quasi-sparse vectors for similarity
                                  searches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344--361


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 10, Number 1, August, 2001

               Fabio Casati and   
            Ming-Chien Shan and   
       Dimitrios Georgakopoulos   Guest editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--1
            Massimo Mecella and   
                Barbara Pernici   Designing wrapper components for
                                  e-services in integrating heterogeneous
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--15
                  Anat Eyal and   
                      Tova Milo   Integrating and customizing
                                  heterogeneous e-commerce applications    16--38
            Angela Bonifati and   
               Stefano Ceri and   
             Stefano Paraboschi   Active rules for XML: a new paradigm for
                                  E-services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39--47
               R. Braumandl and   
                   M. Keidl and   
                  A. Kemper and   
                D. Kossmann and   
                  A. Kreutz and   
                S. Seltzsam and   
                     K. Stocker   ObjectGlobe: Ubiquitous query processing
                                  on the Internet  . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--71
           Stanley Y. W. Su and   
               Chunbo Huang and   
             Joachim Hammer and   
                Yihua Huang and   
                  Haifei Li and   
                   Liu Wang and   
               Youzhong Liu and   
Charnyote Pluempitiwiriyawej and   
                 Minsoo Lee and   
                     Herman Lam   An Internet-based negotiation server for
                                  e-commerce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--90
            German Shegalov and   
           Michael Gillmann and   
                 Gerhard Weikum   XML-enabled workflow management for
                                  e-services across heterogeneous
                                  platforms  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91--103
              Anindya Datta and   
              Kaushik Dutta and   
           Debra VanderMeer and   
         Krithi Ramamritham and   
            Shamkant B. Navathe   An architecture to support scalable
                                  online personalization on the Web  . . . 104--117

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 10, Number 2--3, September, 2001

              Amr El Abbadi and   
          Gunter Schlageter and   
                Kyu-Young Whang   Guest editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . 119--119
          Philippe Pucheral and   
               Luc Bouganim and   
          Patrick Valduriez and   
            Christophe Bobineau   PicoDBMS: Scaling down database
                                  techniques for the smartcard . . . . . . 120--132
   Jayavel Shanmugasundaram and   
             Eugene Shekita and   
                 Rimon Barr and   
              Michael Carey and   
              Bruce Lindsay and   
             Hamid Pirahesh and   
              Berthold Reinwald   Efficiently publishing relational data
                                  as XML documents . . . . . . . . . . . . 133--154
     Kevin Chen-Chuan Chang and   
Héctor García-Molina   Approximate query mapping: Accounting
                                  for translation closeness  . . . . . . . 155--181
           Rachel Pottinger and   
                    Alon Halevy   MiniCon: a scalable algorithm for
                                  answering queries using views  . . . . . 182--198
        Kaushik Chakrabarti and   
          Minos Garofalakis and   
             Rajeev Rastogi and   
                   Kyuseok Shim   Approximate query processing using
                                  wavelets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199--223
                Sunita Sarawagi   User-cognizant multidimensional analysis 224--239

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 10, Number 4, December, 2001

            Can Türker and   
                  Michael Gertz   Semantic integrity support in SQL:1999
                                  and commercial (object-)relational
                                  database management systems  . . . . . . 241--269
                 Alon Y. Halevy   Answering queries using views: a survey  270--294
                 D. Laurent and   
      J. Lechtenbörger and   
                N. Spyratos and   
                      G. Vossen   Monotonic complements for independent
                                  data warehouses  . . . . . . . . . . . . 295--315
                Paul Grefen and   
                Jochem Vonk and   
                    Peter Apers   Global transaction support for workflow
                                  management systems: from formal
                                  specification to practical
                                  implementation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316--333
                Erhard Rahm and   
            Philip A. Bernstein   A survey of approaches to automatic
                                  schema matching  . . . . . . . . . . . . 334--350


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 11, Number 1, August, 2002

         Simonas \vSaltenis and   
            Christian S. Jensen   Indexing of now-relative
                                  spatio-bitemporal data . . . . . . . . . 1--16
              Davood Rafiei and   
           Alberto O. Mendelzon   Efficient retrieval of similar shapes    17--27
                Gonzalo Navarro   Searching in metric spaces by spatial
                                  approximation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28--46
          George A. Mihaila and   
             Louiqa Raschid and   
                Anthony Tomasic   Locating and accessing data repositories
                                  with WebSemantics  . . . . . . . . . . . 47--57
                 E. Ferrari and   
                 N. R. Adam and   
                  V. Atluri and   
                 E. Bertino and   
                    U. Capuozzo   An authorization system for digital
                                  libraries  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58--67
      Arunprasad P. Marathe and   
                  Kenneth Salem   Query processing techniques for arrays   68--91

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 11, Number 2, October, 2002

            Yasushi Sakurai and   
        Masatoshi Yoshikawa and   
            Shunsuke Uemura and   
                Haruhiko Kojima   Spatial indexing of high-dimensional
                                  data based on relative approximation . . 93--108
         Gisli R. Hjaltason and   
                    Hanan Samet   Speeding up construction of PMR
                                  quadtree-based spatial indexes . . . . . 109--137
      Alexandros Nanopoulos and   
            Yannis Manolopoulos   Efficient similarity search for market
                                  basket data  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138--152
                  Ling Feng and   
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
                 Hongjun Lu and   
                     Jiawei Han   A template model for multidimensional
                                  inter-transactional association rules    153--175

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 11, Number 3, November, 2002

                Peter Apers and   
               Stefano Ceri and   
              Richard Snodgrass   Editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177--178
                    Ning An and   
        Sudhanva Gurumurthi and   
      Anand Sivasubramaniam and   
    Narayanan Vijaykrishnan and   
            Mahmut Kandemir and   
                Mary Jane Irwin   Energy-performance trade-offs for
                                  spatial access methods on
                                  memory-resident data . . . . . . . . . . 179--197
        Anastassia Ailamaki and   
            David J. DeWitt and   
                   Mark D. Hill   Data page layouts for relational
                                  databases on deep memory hierarchies . . 198--215
              Rada Chirkova and   
             Alon Y. Halevy and   
                      Dan Suciu   A formal perspective on the view
                                  selection problem  . . . . . . . . . . . 216--237
           Vincent Aguilera and   
               Sophie Cluet and   
                  Tova Milo and   
          Pierangelo Veltri and   
                   Dan Vodislav   Views in a large-scale XML repository    238--255
                   Ela Hunt and   
        Malcolm P. Atkinson and   
               Robert W. Irving   Database indexing for large DNA and
                                  protein sequence collections . . . . . . 256--271

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 11, Number 4, December, 2002

                 Alon Y. Halevy   Guest Editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . 273--273
             H. V. Jagadish and   
              S. Al-Khalifa and   
                 A. Chapman and   
        L. V. S. Lakshmanan and   
                 A. Nierman and   
               S. Paparizos and   
                J. M. Patel and   
              D. Srivastava and   
            N. Wiwatwattana and   
                      Y. Wu and   
                          C. Yu   TIMBER: a native XML database  . . . . . 274--291
                  T. Fiebig and   
                  S. Helmer and   
                C.-C. Kanne and   
               G. Moerkotte and   
                 J. Neumann and   
                 R. Schiele and   
                    T. Westmann   Anatomy of a native XML base management
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 292--314
              S. Amer-Yahia and   
                     S. Cho and   
        L. V. S. Lakshmanan and   
                  D. Srivastava   Tree pattern query minimization  . . . . 315--331
                S.-Y. Chien and   
              V. J. Tsotras and   
                     C. Zaniolo   Efficient schemes for managing
                                  multiversion XML documents . . . . . . . 332--353
                 C.-Y. Chan and   
                  P. Felber and   
             M. Garofalakis and   
                     R. Rastogi   Efficient filtering of XML documents
                                  with XPath expressions . . . . . . . . . 354--379
            Zachary G. Ives and   
               A. Y. Halevy and   
                     D. S. Weld   An XML query engine for network-bound
                                  data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380--402


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 12, Number 1, May, 2003

             M. Tamer Özsu   New partnership with ACM and update on
                                  the journal  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--1
                   A. Sheth and   
                 S. Thacker and   
                       S. Patel   Complex relationships and knowledge
                                  discovery support in the InfoQuilt
                                  system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2--27
             V. S. Verykios and   
          G. V. Moustakides and   
                   M. G. Elfeky   A Bayesian decision model for cost
                                  optimal record matching  . . . . . . . . 28--40
                     Y. Cui and   
                       J. Widom   Lineage tracing for general data
                                  warehouse transformations  . . . . . . . 41--58
                B. Medjahed and   
              B. Benatallah and   
             A. Bouguettaya and   
               A. H. H. Ngu and   
               A. K. Elmagarmid   Business-to-business interactions:
                                  issues and enabling technologies . . . . 59--85

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 12, Number 2, August, 2003

        Philip A. Bernstein and   
           Yannis Ioannidis and   
             Raghu Ramakrishnan   Guest editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . 87--88
     Ravishankar Ramamurthy and   
            David J. DeWitt and   
                          Qi Su   A case for fractured mirrors . . . . . . 89--101
             Chee-Yong Chan and   
          Minos Garofalakis and   
                 Rajeev Rastogi   RE-tree: an efficient index structure
                                  for regular expressions  . . . . . . . . 102--119
            Daniel J. Abadi and   
                 Don Carney and   
     Ugur Çetintemel and   
            Mitch Cherniack and   
           Christian Convey and   
                Sangdon Lee and   
        Michael Stonebraker and   
              Nesime Tatbul and   
                    Stan Zdonik   Aurora: a new model and architecture for
                                  data stream management . . . . . . . . . 120--139
      Sirish Chandrasekaran and   
            Michael J. Franklin   PSoup: a system for streaming queries
                                  over streaming data  . . . . . . . . . . 140--156
             Rakesh Agrawal and   
              Peter J. Haas and   
                  Jerry Kiernan   Watermarking relational data: framework,
                                  algorithms and analysis  . . . . . . . . 157--169
         Soumen Chakrabarti and   
                Shourya Roy and   
         Mahesh V. Soundalgekar   Fast and accurate text classification
                                  via multiple linear discriminant
                                  projections  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170--185

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 12, Number 3, October, 2003

               Chi-Wai Fung and   
       Kamalakar Karlapalem and   
                        Qing Li   Cost-driven vertical class partitioning
                                  for methods in object oriented databases 187--210
                        Chen Li   Computing complete answers to queries in
                                  the presence of limited access patterns  211--227
          Cecil Eng H. Chua and   
         Roger H. L. Chiang and   
                    Ee-Peng Lim   Instance-based attribute identification
                                  in database integration  . . . . . . . . 228--243
                Sven Helmer and   
                Guido Moerkotte   A performance study of four index
                                  structures for set-valued attributes of
                                  low cardinality  . . . . . . . . . . . . 244--261
                   Jun Yang and   
                 Jennifer Widom   Incremental computation and maintenance
                                  of temporal aggregates . . . . . . . . . 262--283

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 12, Number 4, November, 2003

               Vijay Atluri and   
               Anupam Joshi and   
                   Yelena Yesha   Guest editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . 285--285
                 A. Maedche and   
                   B. Motik and   
                  L. Stojanovic   Managing multiple and distributed
                                  ontologies on the Semantic Web . . . . . 286--302
                 AnHai Doan and   
            Jayant Madhavan and   
            Robin Dhamankar and   
             Pedro Domingos and   
                    Alon Halevy   Learning to match ontologies on the
                                  Semantic Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303--319
              Maria Halkidi and   
            Benjamin Nguyen and   
           Iraklis Varlamis and   
          Michalis Vazirgiannis   THESUS: Organizing Web document
                                  collections based on link semantics  . . 320--332
            Brahim Medjahed and   
         Athman Bouguettaya and   
            Ahmed K. Elmagarmid   Composing Web services on the Semantic
                                  Web  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 333--351
              Renato Fileto and   
                   Ling Liu and   
                  Calton Pu and   
      Eduardo Delgado Assad and   
        Claudia Bauzer Medeiros   POESIA: an ontological workflow approach
                                  for composing Web services in
                                  agriculture  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352--367


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 13, Number 1, January, 2004

        Christian S. Jensen and   
            Augustas Kligys and   
       Torben Bach Pedersen and   
                     Igor Timko   Multidimensional data modeling for
                                  location-based services  . . . . . . . . 1--21
                  Xin Zhang and   
                Lingli Ding and   
          Elke A. Rundensteiner   Parallel multisource view maintenance    22--48
          Vagelis Hristidis and   
        Yannis Papakonstantinou   Algorithms and applications for
                                  answering ranked queries using ranked
                                  views  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49--70
               Latifur Khan and   
              Dennis McLeod and   
                    Eduard Hovy   Retrieval effectiveness of an
                                  ontology-based model for information
                                  selection  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71--85
 Mehmet Emin Dönderler and   
     Özgür Ulusoy and   
        Ugur Güdükbay   Rule-based spatiotemporal query
                                  processing for video databases . . . . . 86--103

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 13, Number 2, May, 2004

                     Cui Yu and   
    Stéphane Bressan and   
              Beng Chin Ooi and   
                   Kian-Lee Tan   Querying high-dimensional data in
                                  single-dimensional space . . . . . . . . 105--119
                       Dov Dori   ViSWeb --- the Visual Semantic Web:
                                  unifying human and machine knowledge
                                  representations with Object-Process
                                  Methodology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120--147
                   Lixin Fu and   
        Sanguthevar Rajasekaran   Evaluating holistic aggregators
                                  efficiently for very large datasets  . . 148--161
                Amira Rahal and   
                  Qiang Zhu and   
           Per-Åke Larson   Evolutionary techniques for updating
                                  query cost models in a dynamic
                                  multidatabase environment  . . . . . . . 162--176
                   Asaf Adi and   
                   Opher Etzion   Amit --- the situation manager . . . . . 177--203

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 13, Number 3, September, 2004

   Johann-Christoph Freytag and   
            Serge Abiteboul and   
                     Mike Carey   Best papers of VLDB 2003 . . . . . . . . 205--206
              Ihab F. Ilyas and   
              Walid G. Aref and   
            Ahmed K. Elmagarmid   Supporting top-$k$ join queries in
                                  relational databases . . . . . . . . . . 207--221
       Spiros Papadimitriou and   
          Anthony Brockwell and   
             Christos Faloutsos   Adaptive, unsupervised stream mining . . 222--239
      Alexandros Labrinidis and   
              Nick Roussopoulos   Exploring the tradeoff between
                                  performance and data freshness in
                                  database-driven Web servers  . . . . . . 240--255
                     Hai He and   
                 Weiyi Meng and   
                 Clement Yu and   
                    Zonghuan Wu   Automatic integration of Web search
                                  interfaces with WISE-Integrator  . . . . 256--273
          Yannis Velegrakis and   
      René J. Miller and   
                    Lucian Popa   Preserving mapping consistency under
                                  schema changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274--293
           Daniela Florescu and   
              Chris Hillery and   
            Donald Kossmann and   
                 Paul Lucas and   
             Fabio Riccardi and   
              Till Westmann and   
                   J. Carey and   
            Arvind Sundararajan   The BEA streaming XQuery processor . . . 294--315

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 13, Number 4, December, 2004

            Johannes Gehrke and   
                 M. Hellerstein   Guest Editorial to the special issue on
                                  data stream processing . . . . . . . . . 317--317
                  Huai Yang and   
                     Li Lee and   
                      Wynne Hsu   Finding hot query patterns over an
                                  XQuery stream  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 318--332
              Brian Babcock and   
              Shivnath Babu and   
                Mayur Datar and   
             Rajeev Motwani and   
                   Dilys Thomas   Operator scheduling in data stream
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 333--353
              Sumit Ganguly and   
          Minos Garofalakis and   
                 Rajeev Rastogi   Tracking set-expression cardinalities
                                  over continuous update streams . . . . . 354--369
          Hari Balakrishnan and   
       Magdalena Balazinska and   
                 Don Carney and   
   U\=gur Çetintemel and   
            Mitch Cherniack and   
           Christian Convey and   
               Eddie Galvez and   
                   Jon Salz and   
        Michael Stonebraker and   
              Nesime Tatbul and   
           Richard Tibbetts and   
                    Stan Zdonik   Retrospective on Aurora  . . . . . . . . 370--383
                  A. Sharaf and   
            Jonathan Beaver and   
      Alexandros Labrinidis and   
                 K. Chrysanthis   Balancing energy efficiency and quality
                                  of aggregate data in sensor networks . . 384--403


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 14, Number 1, March, 2005

                Tamer Özsu   Editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--1
               Dengfeng Gao and   
                  S. Jensen and   
               T. Snodgrass and   
                         D. Soo   Join operations in temporal databases    2--29
              Andrey Balmin and   
        Yannis Papakonstantinou   Storing and querying XML data using
                                  denormalized relational databases  . . . 30--49
                Avigdor Gal and   
         Ateret Anaby-Tavor and   
          Alberto Trombetta and   
                 Danilo Montesi   A framework for modeling and evaluating
                                  automatic semantic reconciliation  . . . 50--67
                  Y. Halevy and   
                    G. Ives and   
                  Dan Suciu and   
                 Igor Tatarinov   Schema mediation for large-scale
                                  semantic data sharing  . . . . . . . . . 68--83
         Boualem Benatallah and   
          Mohand-Said Hacid and   
                Alain Leger and   
             Christophe Rey and   
                 Farouk Toumani   On automating Web services discovery . . 84--96
            Kai-Uwe Sattler and   
               Ingolf Geist and   
                 Eike Schallehn   Concept-based querying in mediator
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97--111
           Yannis Tzitzikas and   
           Nicolas Spyratos and   
          Panos Constantopoulos   Mediators over taxonomy-based
                                  information sources  . . . . . . . . . . 112--136

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 14, Number 2, April, 2005

        Dimitrios Gunopulos and   
             George Kollios and   
                 J. Tsotras and   
            Carlotta Domeniconi   Selectivity estimators for
                                  multidimensional range queries over real
                                  attributes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137--154
                Reda Alhajj and   
                Faruk Polat and   
              Cem Yílmaz   Views as first-class citizens in
                                  object-oriented databases  . . . . . . . 155--169
              Donghui Zhang and   
                     J. Tsotras   Optimizing spatial Min/Max aggregations  170--181
               Filip Perich and   
               Anupam Joshi and   
               Yelena Yesha and   
                      Tim Finin   Collaborative joins in a pervasive
                                  computing environment  . . . . . . . . . 182--196
           Vanja Josifovski and   
            Marcus Fontoura and   
                   Attila Barta   Querying XML streams . . . . . . . . . . 197--210
                C. Aggarwal and   
                          S. Yu   An effective and efficient algorithm for
                                  high-dimensional outlier detection . . . 211--221
                     D. Yao and   
              Cyrus Shahabi and   
           Per-Åke Larson   Hash-based labeling techniques for
                                  storage scaling  . . . . . . . . . . . . 222--237
             George Kollios and   
      Dimitris Papadopoulos and   
        Dimitrios Gunopulos and   
                     J. Tsotras   Indexing mobile objects using dual
                                  transformations  . . . . . . . . . . . . 238--256
             Ibrahim Jaluta and   
                Seppo Sippu and   
        Eljas Soisalon-Soininen   Concurrency control and recovery for
                                  balanced B-link trees  . . . . . . . . . 257--277

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 14, Number 3, September, 2005

          Terry Gaasterland and   
             H. V. Jagadish and   
                 Louiqa Raschid   Special issue on data management,
                                  analysis, and mining for the life
                                  sciences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279--280
              Yuanyuan Tian and   
               Sandeep Tata and   
         Richard A. Hankins and   
               Jignesh M. Patel   Practical methods for constructing
                                  suffix trees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281--299
          Kajal T. Claypool and   
          Elke A. Rundensteiner   Sync your data: update propagation for
                                  heterogeneous protein databases  . . . . 300--317
             John S. Conery and   
          Julian M. Catchen and   
                  Michael Lynch   Rule-based workflow management for
                                  bioinformatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . 318--329
             Snehal Thakkar and   
    José Luis Ambite and   
              Craig A. Knoblock   Composing, optimizing, and executing
                                  plans for bioinformatics web services    330--353


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 15, Number 1, January, 2006

            Michail Vlachos and   
    Marios Hadjieleftheriou and   
        Dimitrios Gunopulos and   
                   Eamonn Keogh   Indexing Multidimensional Time-Series    1--20
               Baihua Zheng and   
               Jianliang Xu and   
             Wang-Chien Lee and   
                        Lun Lee   Grid-partition index: a hybrid method
                                  for nearest-neighbor queries in wireless
                                  location-based services  . . . . . . . . 21--39
                  Raz Tamir and   
                  Yehuda Singer   On a confidence gain measure for
                                  association rule discovery and scoring   40--52
           Jan-Marco Bremer and   
                  Michael Gertz   Integrating document and data retrieval
                                  based on XML . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53--83
                   Y. Ogras and   
          Hakan Ferhatosmanoglu   Online summarization of dynamic time
                                  series data  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84--98

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 15, Number 2, June, 2006

                   Leng Goh and   
                Yanfeng Shu and   
              Zhiyong Huang and   
                       Chin Ooi   Dynamic buffer management with
                                  extensible replacement policies  . . . . 99--120
               Arvind Arasu and   
              Shivnath Babu and   
                 Jennifer Widom   The CQL continuous query language:
                                  semantic foundations and query execution 121--142
    Marios Hadjieleftheriou and   
             George Kollios and   
                 J. Tsotras and   
            Dimitrios Gunopulos   Indexing spatiotemporal archives . . . . 143--164
        Hartmut Güting and   
        Teixeira de Almeida and   
                   Zhiming Ding   Modeling and querying moving objects in
                                  networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165--190

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 15, Number 3, April, 1999

              Rada Chirkova and   
                    Chen Li and   
                         Jia Li   Answering queries using materialized
                                  views with minimum size  . . . . . . . . 191--210
                     Hu Cao and   
               Ouri Wolfson and   
                Goce Trajcevski   Spatio-temporal data reduction with
                                  deterministic error bounds . . . . . . . 211--228
           Rimantas Benetis and   
                  S. Jensen and   
   Gytis Karçiauskas and   
         Simonas \ocircSaltenis   Nearest and reverse nearest neighbor
                                  queries for moving objects . . . . . . . 229--249
                 Dan Pelleg and   
                   Andrew Moore   Dependency trees in sub-linear time and
                                  bounded memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250--262
                 Dunren Che and   
                Karl Aberer and   
                Tamer Özsu   Query optimization in XML
                                  structured-document databases  . . . . . 263--289

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 15, Number 4, November, 2006

              Elena Ferrari and   
          Bhavani Thuraisingham   Guest editorial: special issue on
                                  privacy preserving data management . . . 291--292
         Shibnath Mukherjee and   
               Zhiyuan Chen and   
             Aryya Gangopadhyay   A privacy-preserving technique for
                                  Euclidean distance-based mining
                                  algorithms using Fourier-related
                                  transforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293--315
                  Wei Jiang and   
                  Chris Clifton   A secure distributed framework for
                                  achieving $k$-anonymity  . . . . . . . . 316--333
             Marina Blanton and   
                Mikhail Atallah   Succinct representation of flexible and
                                  privacy-preserving access rights . . . . 334--354
       Josep Domingo-Ferrer and   
Antoni Martínez-Ballesté and   
     Josep Maria Mateo-Sanz and   
           Francesc Sebé   Efficient multivariate data-oriented
                                  microaggregation . . . . . . . . . . . . 355--369
             Fabio Massacci and   
            John Mylopoulos and   
                 Nicola Zannone   Hierarchical Hippocratic databases with
                                  minimal disclosure for virtual
                                  organizations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 370--387
                  Hui Xiong and   
          Michael Steinbach and   
                    Vipin Kumar   Privacy leakage in multi-relational
                                  databases: a semi-supervised learning
                                  perspective  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 388--402


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 16, Number 1, October, 2006

              Laura M. Haas and   
        Christian S. Jensen and   
              Martin L. Kersten   Special issue: best papers of VLDB 2005  1--3
              Parke Godfrey and   
               Ryan Shipley and   
                     Jarek Gryz   Algorithms and analyses for maximal
                                  vector computation . . . . . . . . . . . 5--28
       Per-Åke Larson and   
                   Jingren Zhou   View matching for outer-join views . . . 29--53
                   V. Markl and   
                 P. J. Haas and   
                  M. Kutsch and   
                 N. Megiddo and   
              U. Srivastava and   
                     T. M. Tran   Consistent selectivity estimation via
                                  maximum entropy  . . . . . . . . . . . . 55--76
               Amol Ghoting and   
            Gregory Buehrer and   
   Srinivasan Parthasarathy and   
                Daehyun Kim and   
             Anthony Nguyen and   
             Yen-Kuang Chen and   
                  Pradeep Dubey   Cache-conscious frequent pattern mining
                                  on modern and emerging processors  . . . 77--96
              Yoonkyong Lee and   
          Mayssam Sayyadian and   
                 AnHai Doan and   
             Arnon S. Rosenthal   eTuner: tuning schema matching software
                                  using synthetic scenarios  . . . . . . . 97--122
               Doug Burdick and   
        Prasad M. Deshpande and   
               T. S. Jayram and   
         Raghu Ramakrishnan and   
       Shivakumar Vaithyanathan   OLAP over uncertain and imprecise data   123--144
           Florian Haftmann and   
            Donald Kossmann and   
                        Eric Lo   A framework for efficient regression
                                  tests on database applications . . . . . 145--164
              Laura M. Haas and   
        Christian S. Jensen and   
              Martin L. Kersten   Special issue: best papers of VLDB 2005  1--3
              Parke Godfrey and   
               Ryan Shipley and   
                     Jarek Gryz   Algorithms and analyses for maximal
                                  vector computation . . . . . . . . . . . 5--28
       Per-Åke Larson and   
                   Jingren Zhou   View matching for outer-join views . . . 29--53
                   V. Markl and   
                 P. J. Haas and   
                  M. Kutsch and   
                 N. Megiddo and   
              U. Srivastava and   
                     T. M. Tran   Consistent selectivity estimation via
                                  maximum entropy  . . . . . . . . . . . . 55--76
               Amol Ghoting and   
            Gregory Buehrer and   
   Srinivasan Parthasarathy and   
                Daehyun Kim and   
             Anthony Nguyen and   
             Yen-Kuang Chen and   
                  Pradeep Dubey   Cache-conscious frequent pattern mining
                                  on modern and emerging processors  . . . 77--96
              Yoonkyong Lee and   
          Mayssam Sayyadian and   
                 AnHai Doan and   
             Arnon S. Rosenthal   eTuner: tuning schema matching software
                                  using synthetic scenarios  . . . . . . . 97--122
               Doug Burdick and   
        Prasad M. Deshpande and   
               T. S. Jayram and   
         Raghu Ramakrishnan and   
       Shivakumar Vaithyanathan   OLAP over uncertain and imprecise data   123--144
           Florian Haftmann and   
            Donald Kossmann and   
                        Eric Lo   A framework for efficient regression
                                  tests on database applications . . . . . 145--164

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 16, Number 2, April, 2007

               Egemen Tanin and   
              Aaron Harwood and   
                    Hanan Samet   Using a distributed quadtree index in
                                  peer-to-peer networks  . . . . . . . . . 165--178
      Jose R. Rios Viqueira and   
             Nikos A. Lorentzos   SQL extension for spatio-temporal data   179--200
                  Bi-Ru Dai and   
               Cheng-Ru Lin and   
                 Ming-Syan Chen   Constrained data clustering by depth
                                  control and progressive constraint
                                  relaxation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201--217
              Heng Tao Shen and   
              Xiaofang Zhou and   
                    Aoying Zhou   An adaptive and dynamic dimensionality
                                  reduction method for high-dimensional
                                  indexing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219--234
                    Zhen He and   
                 Alonso Marquez   Path and cache conscious prefetching
                                  (PCCP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235--249
                 Hailing Yu and   
          Divyakant Agrawal and   
                  Amr El Abbadi   MEMS based storage architecture for
                                  relational databases . . . . . . . . . . 251--268
               John Yiannis and   
                   Justin Zobel   Compression techniques for fast external
                                  sorting  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269--291

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 16, Number 4, October, 2007

       Christopher Jermaine and   
          Edward Omiecinski and   
                    Wai Gen Yee   The partitioned exponential file for
                                  database storage management  . . . . . . 417--437
     Antonios Deligiannakis and   
             Yannis Kotidis and   
              Nick Roussopoulos   Dissemination of compressed historical
                                  information in sensor networks . . . . . 439--461
          Klemens Böhm and   
                  Erik Buchmann   Free riding-aware forwarding in
                                  Content-Addressable Networks . . . . . . 463--482
        Caetano Traina, Jr. and   
           Roberto F. Filho and   
             Agma J. Traina and   
           Marcos R. Vieira and   
             Christos Faloutsos   The Omni-family of all-purpose access
                                  methods: a simple and effective way to
                                  make similarity search more efficient    483--505
               Latifur Khan and   
                Mamoun Awad and   
          Bhavani Thuraisingham   A new intrusion detection system using
                                  support vector machines and hierarchical
                                  clustering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 507--521
               Nilesh Dalvi and   
                      Dan Suciu   Efficient query evaluation on
                                  probabilistic databases  . . . . . . . . 523--544


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 17, Number 1, January, 2008

             W. Bruce Croft and   
                  Hans-J. Schek   Introduction to the special issue on
                                  database and information retrieval
                                  integration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--3
            Thomas Roelleke and   
                 Hengzhi Wu and   
                   Jun Wang and   
                     Hany Azzam   Modelling retrieval models in a
                                  probabilistic relational algebra with a
                                  new operator: the relational Bayes . . . 5--37
                   Ingo Schmitt   QQL: A DB&IR Query Language . . . . . . . 39--56
                 Ho Lam Lau and   
                     Wilfred Ng   A multi-ranker model for adaptive XML
                                  searching  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57--80
            Martin Theobald and   
                Holger Bast and   
         Debapriyo Majumdar and   
              Ralf Schenkel and   
                 Gerhard Weikum   TopX: efficient and versatile top-$k$
                                  query processing for semistructured data 81--115
             Alkis Simitsis and   
           Georgia Koutrika and   
               Yannis Ioannidis   Précis: from unstructured keywords as
                                  queries to structured databases as
                                  answers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117--149
         Roberto Cornacchia and   
 Sándor Héman and   
            Marcin Zukowski and   
             Arjen P. Vries and   
                    Peter Boncz   Flexible and efficient IR using array
                                  databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151--168

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 17, Number 2, March, 2008

             Peter C. Lockemann   In memoriam Klaus R. Dittrich
                                  (1950---2007)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169--170
             Gustavo Alonso and   
                David Lomet and   
                    Umesh Dayal   Guest Editors' message . . . . . . . . . 171--172
             Rainer Gemulla and   
            Wolfgang Lehner and   
                  Peter J. Haas   Maintaining bounded-size sample synopses
                                  of evolving datasets . . . . . . . . . . 173--201
                    Cong Yu and   
                 H. V. Jagadish   XML schema refinement through redundancy
                                  detection and normalization  . . . . . . 203--223
            Soumyadeb Mitra and   
          Marianne Winslett and   
             Windsor W. Hsu and   
         Kevin Chen-Chuan Chang   Trustworthy keyword search for
                                  compliance storage . . . . . . . . . . . 225--242
            Omar Benjelloun and   
            Anish Das Sarma and   
                Alon Halevy and   
            Martin Theobald and   
                 Jennifer Widom   Databases with uncertainty and lineage   243--264
           Shawn R. Jeffery and   
        Michael J. Franklin and   
              Minos Garofalakis   An adaptive RFID middleware for
                                  supporting metaphysical data
                                  independence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265--289
    Josiane Xavier Parreira and   
            Carlos Castillo and   
              Debora Donato and   
           Sebastian Michel and   
                 Gerhard Weikum   The Juxtaposed approximate PageRank
                                  method for robust PageRank approximation
                                  in a peer-to-peer web search network . . 291--313
        Dushyanth Narayanan and   
            Austin Donnelly and   
            Richard Mortier and   
                Antony Rowstron   Delay aware querying with Seaweed  . . . 315--331
        Philip A. Bernstein and   
              Todd J. Green and   
              Sergey Melnik and   
                      Alan Nash   Implementing mapping composition . . . . 333--353

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 17, Number 3, May, 2008

                  Yunyao Li and   
                    Cong Yu and   
                 H. V. Jagadish   Enabling Schema-Free XQuery with
                                  meaningful query focus . . . . . . . . . 355--377
               Man Lung Yiu and   
                  Yufei Tao and   
                 Nikos Mamoulis   The Bdual-Tree: indexing moving objects
                                  by space filling curves in the dual
                                  space  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379--400
                Mamoun Awad and   
               Latifur Khan and   
          Bhavani Thuraisingham   Predicting WWW surfing using multiple
                                  evidence combination . . . . . . . . . . 401--417
                   Hai Wang and   
              Kenneth C. Sevcik   Histograms based on the minimum
                                  description length principle . . . . . . 419--442
     Antonios Deligiannakis and   
             Yannis Kotidis and   
              Nick Roussopoulos   Bandwidth-constrained queries in sensor
                                  networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443--467
         Moustafa A. Hammad and   
              Walid G. Aref and   
            Ahmed K. Elmagarmid   Query processing of multi-way stream
                                  window joins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469--488
                  Qiong Luo and   
        Jeffrey F. Naughton and   
                     Wenwei Xue   Form-based proxy caching for
                                  database-backed web sites: keywords and
                                  functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 489--513
                  Yida Wang and   
                Ee-Peng Lim and   
                  San-Yih Hwang   Efficient algorithms for mining maximal
                                  valid groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 515--535
                      Qi Yu and   
                  Xumin Liu and   
         Athman Bouguettaya and   
                Brahim Medjahed   Deploying and managing Web services:
                                  issues, solutions, and directions  . . . 537--572
               Changqing Li and   
              Tok Wang Ling and   
                         Min Hu   Efficient updates in dynamic XML data:
                                  from binary string to quaternary string  573--601


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 16, Number 3, July, 2007

                  Yufei Tao and   
          Dimitris Papadias and   
                 Xiang Lian and   
                   Xiaokui Xiao   Multidimensional reverse kNN search  . . 293--316
             Christoph Koch and   
           Stefanie Scherzinger   Attribute grammars for scalable query
                                  processing on XML streams  . . . . . . . 317--342
             Edward P. Chan and   
                    Heechul Lim   Optimization and evaluation of shortest
                                  path queries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 343--369
                Jae-Gil Lee and   
            Kyu-Young Whang and   
              Wook-Shin Han and   
                   Il-Yeol Song   The dynamic predicate: integrating
                                  access control with query processing in
                                  XML databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371--387
         Mike P. Papazoglou and   
              Willem-Jan Heuvel   Service oriented architectures:
                                  approaches, technologies and research
                                  issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 389--415


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 17, Number 4, July, 2008

                Ji-Won Byun and   
                     Ninghui Li   Purpose based access control for privacy
                                  protection in relational database
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 603--619
         Nikos Karayannidis and   
                   Timos Sellis   Hierarchical clustering for OLAP: the
                                  CUBE File approach . . . . . . . . . . . 621--655
         Christian Plattner and   
             Gustavo Alonso and   
             M. Tamer Özsu   Extending DBMSs with satellite databases 657--682
             Ming-Jyh Hsieh and   
             Wei-Guang Teng and   
             Ming-Syan Chen and   
                   Philip S. Yu   DAWN: an efficient framework of DCT for
                                  data with error estimation . . . . . . . 683--702
            Maurizio Atzori and   
           Francesco Bonchi and   
            Fosca Giannotti and   
                 Dino Pedreschi   Anonymity preserving pattern discovery   703--727
     Konstantinos Morfonios and   
               Yannis Ioannidis   Supporting the data cube lifecycle: the
                                  power of ROLAP . . . . . . . . . . . . . 729--764
          Mehdi Sharifzadeh and   
       Mohammad Kolahdouzan and   
                  Cyrus Shahabi   The optimal sequenced route query  . . . 765--787
              Arik Friedman and   
                  Ran Wolff and   
                 Assaf Schuster   Providing $k$-anonymity in data mining   789--804
           Theo Härder and   
           Andreas Bühmann   Value complete, column complete,
                                  predicate complete . . . . . . . . . . . 805--826
               Jian-Chih Ou and   
             Chang-Hung Lee and   
                 Ming-Syan Chen   Efficient algorithms for incremental Web
                                  log mining with dynamic thresholds . . . 827--845
              Suad Alagi\'c and   
                     Mark Royer   Genericity in Java: persistent and
                                  database systems implications  . . . . . 847--878
             Jaideep Vaidya and   
Murat Kantarcìo\uglu and   
                  Chris Clifton   Privacy-preserving Na\"\ive Bayes
                                  classification . . . . . . . . . . . . . 879--898
            Ada Wai-Chee Fu and   
               Eamonn Keogh and   
               Leo Yung Lau and   
Chotirat Ann Ratanamahatana and   
          Raymond Chi-Wing Wong   Scaling and time warping in time series
                                  querying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 899--921
        Kyriakos Mouratidis and   
          Dimitris Papadias and   
           Spiros Papadimitriou   Tree-based partition querying: a
                                  methodology for computing medoids in
                                  large spatial datasets . . . . . . . . . 923--945
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
                 Zhiheng Li and   
                     Guimei Liu   A data mining proxy approach for
                                  efficient frequent itemset mining  . . . 947--970

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 17, Number 5, August, 2008

          Mohamed F. Mokbel and   
                  Walid G. Aref   SOLE: scalable on-line execution of
                                  continuous queries on spatio-temporal
                                  data streams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 971--995
                Abhijit Pol and   
       Christopher Jermaine and   
           Subramanian Arumugam   Maintaining very large random samples
                                  using the geometric file . . . . . . . . 997--1018
            Serge Abiteboul and   
            Omar Benjelloun and   
                      Tova Milo   The Active XML project: an overview  . . 1019--1040
       Francesco Buccafurri and   
               Gianluca Lax and   
           Domenico Sacc\`a and   
             Luigi Pontieri and   
                Domenico Rosaci   Enhancing histograms by tree-like bucket
                                  indices  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1041--1061
               Ashish Kamra and   
             Evimaria Terzi and   
                  Elisa Bertino   Detecting anomalous access patterns in
                                  relational databases . . . . . . . . . . 1063--1077
               Sudipto Guha and   
             Hyoungmin Park and   
                   Kyuseok Shim   Wavelet synopsis for hierarchical range
                                  queries with workloads . . . . . . . . . 1079--1099
                    Ke Deng and   
              Xiaofang Zhou and   
              Heng Tao Shen and   
                   Qing Liu and   
                     Kai Xu and   
                     Xuemin Lin   A multi-resolution surface distance
                                  model for $k$-NN query processing  . . . 1101--1119
              Kun-Ta Chuang and   
            Jiun-Long Huang and   
                 Ming-Syan Chen   Power-law relationship and
                                  self-similarity in the itemset support
                                  distribution: analysis and applications  1121--1141
       Prasanna Padmanabhan and   
               Le Gruenwald and   
               Anita Vallur and   
           Mohammed Atiquzzaman   A survey of data replication techniques
                                  for mobile ad hoc network databases  . . 1143--1164
                Sheng Zhong and   
                  Zhiqiang Yang   Guided perturbation: towards private and
                                  accurate mining  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1165--1177
             Flavio Rizzolo and   
           Alejandro A. Vaisman   Temporal XML: modeling, indexing, and
                                  query processing . . . . . . . . . . . . 1179--1212
                  Liang Jin and   
                    Chen Li and   
                  Rares Vernica   SEPIA: estimating selectivities of
                                  approximate string predicates in large
                                  databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1213--1229
     Jayendra Venkateswaran and   
              Tamer Kahveci and   
       Christopher Jermaine and   
                Deepak Lachwani   Reference-based indexing for metric
                                  spaces with costly distance measures . . 1231--1251
                  Yufei Tao and   
                   Xiaokui Xiao   Primal or dual: which promises faster
                                  spatiotemporal search? . . . . . . . . . 1253--1270
                  Yufei Tao and   
                   Xiaokui Xiao   Efficient temporal counting with bounded
                                  error  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1271--1292
               Aminul Islam and   
               Diana Inkpen and   
                  Iluju Kiringa   Applications of corpus-based semantic
                                  similarity and word segmentation to
                                  database schema matching . . . . . . . . 1293--1320
              Kun-Ta Chuang and   
            Jiun-Long Huang and   
                 Ming-Syan Chen   Mining top-k frequent patterns in the
                                  presence of the memory constraint  . . . 1321--1344

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 17, Number 6, November, 2008

            Tiziana Catarci and   
          René J. Miller   Guest editorial: special issue on
                                  metadata management  . . . . . . . . . . 1345--1346
               Paolo Atzeni and   
           Paolo Cappellari and   
           Riccardo Torlone and   
        Philip A. Bernstein and   
              Giorgio Gianforme   Model-independent schema translation . . 1347--1370
Philippe Cudré-Mauroux and   
             Adriana Budura and   
          Manfred Hauswirth and   
                    Karl Aberer   PicShark: mitigating metadata scarcity
                                  through large-scale P2P collaboration    1371--1384
             Isabel F. Cruz and   
                   Huiyong Xiao   A layered framework supporting personal
                                  information integration and application
                                  design for the semantic desktop  . . . . 1385--1406
    K. Selçuk Candan and   
                Huiping Cao and   
                     Yan Qi and   
             Maria Luisa Sapino   System support for exploration and
                                  expert feedback in resolving conflicts
                                  during integration of metadata . . . . . 1407--1444
               Fusheng Wang and   
              Carlo Zaniolo and   
                       Xin Zhou   ArchIS: an XML-based approach to
                                  transaction-time temporal database
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1445--1463
              Yongluan Zhou and   
              Beng Chin Ooi and   
                   Kian-Lee Tan   Disseminating streaming data in a
                                  dynamic environment: an adaptive and
                                  cost-based approach  . . . . . . . . . . 1465--1483
                Min-Soo Kim and   
            Kyu-Young Whang and   
                Jae-Gil Lee and   
                    Min-Jae Lee   Structural optimization of a full-text
                                  $n$-gram index using relational
                                  normalization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1485--1507
                   Sudipto Guha   On the space--time of optimal,
                                  approximate and streaming algorithms for
                                  synopsis construction problems . . . . . 1509--1535


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 18, Number 1, January, 2009

           Neila Ben Lakhal and   
          Takashi Kobayashi and   
                   Haruo Yokota   FENECIA: failure endurable
                                  nested-transaction based execution of
                                  composite Web services with incorporated
                                  state analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--56
          Mehdi Sharifzadeh and   
                  Cyrus Shahabi   Approximate Voronoi cell computation on
                                  spatial data streams . . . . . . . . . . 57--75
            Michail Vlachos and   
       Aris Anagnostopoulos and   
         Olivier Verscheure and   
                   Philip S. Yu   Online pairing of VoIP conversations . . 77--98
                  Yuxia Yao and   
                Xueyan Tang and   
                    Ee-Peng Lim   Localized monitoring of kNN queries in
                                  wireless sensor networks . . . . . . . . 99--117
            Norman W. Paton and   
      Jorge Buenabad-Chavez and   
              Mengsong Chen and   
         Vijayshankar Raman and   
               Garret Swart and   
            Inderpal Narang and   
           Daniel M. Yellin and   
            Alvaro A. Fernandes   Autonomic query parallelization using
                                  non-dedicated computers: an evaluation
                                  of adaptivity options  . . . . . . . . . 119--140
           Laurence A. Park and   
         Kotagiri Ramamohanarao   Efficient storage and retrieval of
                                  probabilistic latent semantic
                                  information for information retrieval    141--155
            Nikolas Askitis and   
                   Justin Zobel   B-tries for disk-based string management 157--179
             Shantanu Joshi and   
           Christopher Jermaine   Sampling-based estimators for
                                  subset-based queries . . . . . . . . . . 181--202
        Dimitris Sacharidis and   
     Antonios Deligiannakis and   
                   Timos Sellis   Hierarchically compressed wavelet
                                  synopses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203--231
        Dimitri Theodoratos and   
               Pawel Placek and   
         Theodore Dalamagas and   
         Stefanos Souldatos and   
                   Timos Sellis   Containment of partially specified
                                  tree-pattern queries in the presence of
                                  dimension graphs . . . . . . . . . . . . 233--254
            Omar Benjelloun and   
       Hector Garcia-Molina and   
           David Menestrina and   
                      Qi Su and   
       Steven Euijong Whang and   
                 Jennifer Widom   Swoosh: a generic approach to entity
                                  resolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255--276
   Nattakarn Ratprasartporn and   
                Jonathan Po and   
                 Ali Cakmak and   
        Sulieman Bani-Ahmad and   
             Gultekin Ozsoyoglu   Context-based literature digital
                                  collection search  . . . . . . . . . . . 277--301
             Ding-Ying Chiu and   
                 Yi-Hung Wu and   
                  Arbee L. Chen   Efficient frequent sequence mining by a
                                  dynamic strategy switching algorithm . . 303--327
              Heng Tao Shen and   
               Shouxu Jiang and   
               Kian-Lee Tan and   
                   Zi Huang and   
                  Xiaofang Zhou   Speed up interactive image retrieval . . 329--343
               Shiyuan Wang and   
              Quang Hieu Vu and   
              Beng Chin Ooi and   
            Anthony K. Tung and   
                      Lizhen Xu   Skyframe: a framework for skyline query
                                  processing in peer-to-peer systems . . . 345--362
        Kyriakos Mouratidis and   
        Dimitris Sacharidis and   
                   Hweehwa Pang   Partially materialized digest scheme: an
                                  efficient verification method for
                                  outsourced databases . . . . . . . . . . 363--381

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 18, Number 2, April, 2009

          Minos Garofalakis and   
            Johannes Gehrke and   
              Divesh Srivastava   Special issue: best papers of VLDB 2007  383--384
            Daniel J. Abadi and   
                Adam Marcus and   
           Samuel R. Madden and   
                Kate Hollenbach   SW-Store: a vertically partitioned DBMS
                                  for Semantic Web data management . . . . 385--406
              Benjamin Arai and   
                 Gautam Das and   
        Dimitrios Gunopulos and   
                    Nick Koudas   Anytime measures for top-$k$ algorithms
                                  on exact and fuzzy data sets . . . . . . 407--427
             Bee-Chung Chen and   
            Kristen Lefevre and   
             Raghu Ramakrishnan   Adversarial-knowledge dimensions in data
                                  privacy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429--467
              Xin Luna Dong and   
                Alon Halevy and   
                        Cong Yu   Data integration with uncertainty  . . . 469--500
              Bu\ugra Gedik and   
       Rajesh R. Bordawekar and   
                   Philip S. Yu   CellJoin: a parallel stream join
                                  operator for the Cell processor  . . . . 501--519
            Karl Schnaitter and   
             Joshua Spiegel and   
              Neoklis Polyzotis   Depth estimation for ranking query
                                  optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 521--542
                  Feng Shao and   
                    Lin Guo and   
              Chavdar Botev and   
              Anand Bhaskar and   
           Muthiah Chettiar and   
                   Fan Yang and   
       Jayavel Shanmugasundaram   Efficient keyword search over virtual
                                  XML views  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 543--570
                  Mingxi Wu and   
                 Chris Jermaine   Guessing the extreme values in a data
                                  set: a Bayesian method and its
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 571--597

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 18, Number 3, June, 2009

               Gerhard Hill and   
                    Andrew Ross   Reducing outer joins . . . . . . . . . . 599--610
               Eamonn Keogh and   
                     Li Wei and   
                Xiaopeng Xi and   
            Michail Vlachos and   
               Sang-Hee Lee and   
              Pavlos Protopapas   Supporting exact indexing of arbitrarily
                                  rotated shapes and periodic time series
                                  under Euclidean and warping distance
                                  measures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 611--630
                   Yin Yang and   
       Stavros Papadopoulos and   
          Dimitris Papadias and   
                 George Kollios   Authenticated indexing for outsourced
                                  spatial databases  . . . . . . . . . . . 631--648
Jorge-Arnulfo Quiané-Ruiz and   
           Philippe Lamarre and   
              Patrick Valduriez   A self-adaptable query allocation
                                  framework for distributed information
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 649--674
                    Ke Deng and   
              Xiaofang Zhou and   
              Heng Tao Shen and   
               Shazia Sadiq and   
                         Xue Li   Instance optimal query processing in
                                  spatial networks . . . . . . . . . . . . 675--693
               Man Lung Yiu and   
                 Nikos Mamoulis   Multi-dimensional top-$k$ dominating
                                  queries  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 695--718
             Yasin N. Silva and   
             Xiaopeng Xiong and   
                  Walid G. Aref   The RUM-tree: supporting frequent
                                  updates in R-trees using memos . . . . . 719--738
             Vassil Kriakov and   
             George Kollios and   
                     Alex Delis   Self-tuning management of
                                  update-intensive multidimensional data
                                  in clusters of workstations  . . . . . . 739--764
                     Sara Cohen   Equivalence of queries that are
                                  sensitive to multiplicities  . . . . . . 765--785
                 Xiang Lian and   
                       Lei Chen   Efficient processing of probabilistic
                                  reverse nearest neighbor queries over
                                  uncertain data . . . . . . . . . . . . . 787--808
                   Ming Hua and   
                   Jian Pei and   
                  Ada W. Fu and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
                  Ho-Fung Leung   Top-$k$ typicality queries and efficient
                                  query answering methods on large
                                  databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 809--835

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 18, Number 4, August, 2009

                Mayank Bawa and   
    Roberto J. Bayardo, Jr. and   
             Rakesh Agrawal and   
                 Jaideep Vaidya   Privacy-preserving indexing of documents
                                  on the network . . . . . . . . . . . . . 837--856
                 Wenfei Fan and   
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
               Jianzhong Li and   
                 Bolin Ding and   
                         Lu Qin   Query translation from XPath to SQL in
                                  the presence of recursive DTDs . . . . . 857--883
                 Zaki Malik and   
             Athman Bouguettaya   RATEWeb: Reputation Assessment for Trust
                                  Establishment among Web services . . . . 885--911
               Fusheng Wang and   
               Shaorong Liu and   
                      Peiya Liu   Complex RFID event processing  . . . . . 913--931
     Cédric Du Mouza and   
              Witold Litwin and   
                Philippe Rigaux   Large-scale indexing of spatial data in
                                  distributed repositories: the SD-Rtree   933--958
               Baihua Zheng and   
             Wang-Chien Lee and   
                 Ken C. Lee and   
                Dik Lun Lee and   
                       Min Shao   A distributed spatial index for
                                  error-prone wireless data broadcast  . . 959--986

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 18, Number 5, October, 2009

              Peter J. Haas and   
                      Dan Suciu   Special issue on uncertain and
                                  probabilistic databases  . . . . . . . . 987--988
            Anish Das Sarma and   
            Omar Benjelloun and   
                Alon Halevy and   
               Shubha Nabar and   
                 Jennifer Widom   Representing uncertain data: models,
                                  properties, and algorithms . . . . . . . 989--1019
            Lyublena Antova and   
             Christoph Koch and   
                    Dan Olteanu   $10^{(10^{6})}$ worlds and beyond:
                                  efficient representation and processing
                                  of incomplete information  . . . . . . . 1021--1040
            Serge Abiteboul and   
            Benny Kimelfeld and   
             Yehoshua Sagiv and   
               Pierre Senellart   On the expressiveness of probabilistic
                                  XML models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1041--1064
             Prithviraj Sen and   
             Amol Deshpande and   
                    Lise Getoor   PrDB: managing and exploiting rich
                                  correlations in probabilistic databases  1065--1090
      Christopher Ré and   
                      Dan Suciu   The trichotomy of HAVING queries on a
                                  probabilistic database . . . . . . . . . 1091--1116
            Benny Kimelfeld and   
           Yuri Kosharovsky and   
                 Yehoshua Sagiv   Query evaluation over probabilistic XML  1117--1140
          Oktie Hassanzadeh and   
         Renée J. Miller   Creating probabilistic databases from
                                  duplicated data  . . . . . . . . . . . . 1141--1166
               Garrett Wolf and   
        Aravind Kalavagattu and   
               Hemal Khatri and   
          Raju Balakrishnan and   
            Bhaumik Chokshi and   
               Jianchun Fan and   
                    Yi Chen and   
           Subbarao Kambhampati   Query processing over incomplete
                                  autonomous databases: query rewriting
                                  using learned data dependencies  . . . . 1167--1190
             Maurice Keulen and   
                  Ander Keijzer   Qualitative effects of knowledge rules
                                  and user feedback in probabilistic data
                                  integration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1191--1217
              Jinchuan Chen and   
              Reynold Cheng and   
             Mohamed Mokbel and   
                   Chi-Yin Chow   Scalable processing of snapshot and
                                  continuous nearest-neighbor queries over
                                  one-dimensional uncertain data . . . . . 1219--1240

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 18, Number 6, December, 2010

                  Keke Chen and   
                       Ling Liu   HE-Tree: a framework for detecting
                                  changes in clustering structure for
                                  categorical data streams . . . . . . . . 1241--1260
       Steven Euijong Whang and   
            Omar Benjelloun and   
           Hector Garcia-Molina   Generic entity resolution with negative
                                  rules  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1261--1277
              Nikos Ntarmos and   
        Peter Triantafillou and   
                 Gerhard Weikum   Statistical structures for
                                  Internet-scale data management . . . . . 1279--1312
        Ramadhana Bramandia and   
              Jiefeng Cheng and   
                 Byron Choi and   
                  Jeffrey Xu Yu   Optimizing updates of recursive XML
                                  views of relations . . . . . . . . . . . 1313--1333
     Christian Düntgen and   
                Thomas Behr and   
       Ralf Hartmut Güting   BerlinMOD: a benchmark for moving object
                                  databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1335--1368
         Federica Mandreoli and   
         Riccardo Martoglia and   
                   Pavel Zezula   Principles of Holism for sequential twig
                                  pattern matching . . . . . . . . . . . . 1369--1392


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 19, Number 1, February, 2010

              Peter Buneman and   
               Volker Markl and   
              Beng Chin Ooi and   
                   Kenneth Ross   Special issue: best papers of VLDB 2008  1--2
             Graham Cormode and   
        Marios Hadjieleftheriou   Methods for finding frequent items in
                                  data streams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3--20
              Nicolas Bruno and   
              Surajit Chaudhuri   Constrained physical design tuning . . . 21--44
            Dmitry Lizorkin and   
             Pavel Velikhov and   
               Maxim Grinev and   
                 Denis Turdakov   Accuracy estimate and optimization
                                  techniques for SimRank computation . . . 45--66
                 Suman Nath and   
             Phillip B. Gibbons   Online maintenance of very large random
                                  samples on flash storage . . . . . . . . 67--90
             Thomas Neumann and   
                 Gerhard Weikum   The RDF-3X engine for scalable
                                  management of RDF data . . . . . . . . . 91--113
             Graham Cormode and   
          Divesh Srivastava and   
                    Ting Yu and   
                     Qing Zhang   Anonymizing bipartite graph data using
                                  safe groupings . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115--139

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 19, Number 2, April, 2010

               Leong Hou U. and   
        Kyriakos Mouratidis and   
                 Nikos Mamoulis   Continuous spatial assignment of moving
                                  users  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141--160
       Stavros Papadopoulos and   
                   Yin Yang and   
              Dimitris Papadias   Continuous authentication on relational
                                  streams  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161--180
              Zhenjie Zhang and   
                     Hua Lu and   
              Beng Chin Ooi and   
                Anthony K. Tung   Understanding the meaning of a shifted
                                  sky: a general framework on extending
                                  skyline query  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181--201
                    Eric Lo and   
             Carsten Binnig and   
            Donald Kossmann and   
         M. Tamer Özsu and   
                   Wing-Kai Hon   A framework for testing DBMS features    203--230
            Angela Bonifati and   
               Elaine Chang and   
                 Terence Ho and   
         Laks V. Lakshmanan and   
           Rachel Pottinger and   
                   Yongik Chung   Schema mapping and query translation in
                                  heterogeneous P2P XML databases  . . . . 231--256
     Konstantinos Morfonios and   
               Yannis Ioannidis   Revisiting the cube lifecycle in the
                                  presence of hierarchies  . . . . . . . . 257--282
               Wenjie Zhang and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
                 Ying Zhang and   
                   Jian Pei and   
                       Wei Wang   Threshold-based probabilistic top-$k$
                                  dominating queries . . . . . . . . . . . 283--305

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 19, Number 3, June, 2010

            Sarana Nutanong and   
                  Rui Zhang and   
               Egemen Tanin and   
                     Lars Kulik   Analysis and evaluation of V*-kNN: an
                                  efficient algorithm for moving kNN
                                  queries  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307--332
                 Ken C. Lee and   
             Wang-Chien Lee and   
               Baihua Zheng and   
                 Huajing Li and   
                      Yuan Tian   Z-SKY: an efficient skyline query
                                  processing framework based on Z-order    333--362
               Man Lung Yiu and   
            Gabriel Ghinita and   
        Christian S. Jensen and   
                   Panos Kalnis   Enabling search services on outsourced
                                  private spatial data . . . . . . . . . . 363--384
 Ayça Azgin Hintoglu and   
       Yücel Saygìn   Suppressing microdata to prevent
                                  classification based inference . . . . . 385--410
                Cheqing Jin and   
                      Ke Yi and   
                   Lei Chen and   
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
                     Xuemin Lin   Sliding-window top-$k$ queries on
                                  uncertain streams  . . . . . . . . . . . 411--435
               Hweehwa Pang and   
                 Xuhua Ding and   
                   Baihua Zheng   Efficient processing of exact top-$k$
                                  queries over disk-resident sorted lists  437--456

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 19, Number 4, August, 2010

       Mummoorthy Murugesan and   
                  Wei Jiang and   
              Chris Clifton and   
                     Luo Si and   
                 Jaideep Vaidya   Efficient privacy-preserving similar
                                  document detection . . . . . . . . . . . 457--475
         Mohamed A. Soliman and   
              Ihab F. Ilyas and   
               Shalev Ben-David   Supporting ranking queries on uncertain
                                  and incomplete data  . . . . . . . . . . 477--501
                Ki-Hoon Lee and   
            Kyu-Young Whang and   
              Wook-Shin Han and   
                    Min-Soo Kim   Structural consistency: enabling XML
                                  keyword search to eliminate spurious
                                  results consistently . . . . . . . . . . 503--529
           Claudio Lucchese and   
            Michail Vlachos and   
               Deepak Rajan and   
                   Philip S. Yu   Rights protection of trajectory datasets
                                  with nearest-neighbor preservation . . . 531--556
                  Rui Zhang and   
                Nick Koudas and   
              Beng Chin Ooi and   
          Divesh Srivastava and   
                        Pu Zhou   Streaming multiple aggregations using
                                  phantoms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 557--583
              Hoyoung Jeung and   
               Man Lung Yiu and   
              Xiaofang Zhou and   
            Christian S. Jensen   Path prediction and predictive range
                                  querying in road network databases . . . 585--602

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 19, Number 5, October, 2010

         Mohammed Eunus Ali and   
               Egemen Tanin and   
                  Rui Zhang and   
                     Lars Kulik   A motion-aware approach for efficient
                                  evaluation of continuous queries on $3$D
                                  object databases . . . . . . . . . . . . 603--632
            Nikolas Askitis and   
                   Ranjan Sinha   Engineering scalable, cache and space
                                  efficient tries for strings  . . . . . . 633--660
                Xiaoying Wu and   
        Dimitri Theodoratos and   
                Calisto Zuzarte   Efficient evaluation of generalized
                                  tree-pattern queries on XML streams  . . 661--686
   Ralf Hartmut Güting and   
                Thomas Behr and   
                     Jianqiu Xu   Efficient $k$-nearest neighbor search on
                                  moving object trajectories . . . . . . . 687--714
                  Feifei Li and   
                      Ke Yi and   
                    Wangchao Le   Top-$k$ queries on temporal data . . . . 715--733
              Cristian Duda and   
            Donald Kossmann and   
                     Chong Zhou   Predicate-based indexing for desktop
                                  search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 735--758

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 19, Number 6, December, 2010

          Klemens Böhm and   
             Laks V. Lakshmanan   Foreword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 759--760
               David Carmel and   
             Haggai Roitman and   
                   Elad Yom-Tov   Social bookmark weighting for search and
                                  recommendation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 761--775
       Anna C. Squicciarini and   
             Mohamed Shehab and   
                    Joshua Wede   Privacy policies for shared content in
                                  social network sites . . . . . . . . . . 777--796
                Michael Hay and   
              Gerome Miklau and   
               David Jensen and   
                Don Towsley and   
                        Chao Li   Resisting structural re-identification
                                  in anonymized social networks  . . . . . 797--823
               Daniel Gruhl and   
            Meena Nagarajan and   
                 Jan Pieper and   
           Christine Robson and   
                     Amit Sheth   Multimodal social intelligence in a
                                  real-time dashboard system . . . . . . . 825--848
               Dominik Benz and   
              Andreas Hotho and   
        Robert Jäschke and   
               Beate Krause and   
             Folke Mitzlaff and   
          Christoph Schmitz and   
                    Gerd Stumme   The social bookmark and publication
                                  management system bibsonomy  . . . . . . 849--875
           Senjuti Basu Roy and   
           Sihem Amer-Yahia and   
              Ashish Chawla and   
                 Gautam Das and   
                        Cong Yu   Space efficiency in group recommendation 877--900


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 20, Number 1, February, 2011

                Guoliang Li and   
               Jianhua Feng and   
              Xiaofang Zhou and   
                  Jianyong Wang   Providing built-in keyword search
                                  capabilities in RDBMS  . . . . . . . . . 1--19
                   Deng Cai and   
                 Xiaofei He and   
                     Jiawei Han   Speed up kernel discriminant analysis    21--33
                     Lu Qin and   
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
                    Lijun Chang   Scalable keyword search on large data
                                  streams  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35--57
               Jianneng Cao and   
          Panagiotis Karras and   
               Panos Kalnis and   
                   Kian-Lee Tan   SABRE: a Sensitive Attribute
                                  Bucketization and REdistribution
                                  framework for $t$-closeness  . . . . . . 59--81
         Manolis Terrovitis and   
             Nikos Mamoulis and   
                   Panos Kalnis   Local and global recoding methods for
                                  anonymizing set-valued data  . . . . . . 83--106
                 Xiang Lian and   
                       Lei Chen   Probabilistic inverse ranking queries in
                                  uncertain databases  . . . . . . . . . . 107--127
                   Ming Hua and   
                   Jian Pei and   
                     Xuemin Lin   Ranking queries on uncertain data  . . . 129--153

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 20, Number 2, April, 2011

            Serge Abiteboul and   
               Volker Markl and   
                  Tova Milo and   
                  Jignesh Patel   Special issue: best papers of VLDB 2009  155--156
             Denis Mindolin and   
                   Jan Chomicki   Preference elicitation in prioritized
                                  skyline queries  . . . . . . . . . . . . 157--182
              Dimitar Denev and   
            Arturas Mazeika and   
               Marc Spaniol and   
                 Gerhard Weikum   The SHARC framework for data quality in
                                  Web archiving  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183--207
            Hazem Elmeleegy and   
            Jayant Madhavan and   
                    Alon Halevy   Harvesting relational tables from lists
                                  on the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209--226
              George Candea and   
          Neoklis Polyzotis and   
                Radek Vingralek   Predictable performance and high query
                                  concurrency for data analytics . . . . . 227--248
                    Jian Li and   
                 Barna Saha and   
                 Amol Deshpande   A unified approach to ranking in
                                  probabilistic databases  . . . . . . . . 249--275
              Georg Gottlob and   
           Reinhard Pichler and   
                 Vadim Savenkov   Normalization and optimization of schema
                                  mappings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277--302

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 20, Number 3, June, 2011

              Chung-Wen Cho and   
                 Yi-Hung Wu and   
              Show-Jane Yen and   
                 Ying Zheng and   
                  Arbee L. Chen   On-line rule matching for event
                                  prediction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303--334
                    Jun Liu and   
                   Lu Jiang and   
                 Zhaohui Wu and   
              Qinghua Zheng and   
                     Yanan Qian   Mining learning-dependency between
                                  knowledge units from text  . . . . . . . 335--345
                   Rui Wang and   
             Betty Salzberg and   
                    David Lomet   Log-based middleware server recovery
                                  with transaction support . . . . . . . . 347--370
                 Yunjun Gao and   
               Baihua Zheng and   
                Gencai Chen and   
                    Qing Li and   
                     Xiaofa Guo   Continuous visible nearest neighbor
                                  query processing in spatial databases    371--396
                     Bo Luo and   
                Dongwon Lee and   
             Wang-Chien Lee and   
                       Peng Liu   QFilter: rewriting insecure XML queries
                                  to secure ones using non-deterministic
                                  finite automata  . . . . . . . . . . . . 397--415
 Hamid Reza Motahari-Nezhad and   
           Regis Saint-Paul and   
               Fabio Casati and   
             Boualem Benatallah   Event correlation for process discovery
                                  from web service interaction logs  . . . 417--444
         Soumen Chakrabarti and   
                Amit Pathak and   
                   Manish Gupta   Index design and query processing for
                                  graph conductance search . . . . . . . . 445--470

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 20, Number 4, August, 2011

              Shaoping Chen and   
                Yi-Cheng Tu and   
                       Yuni Xia   Performance analysis of a dual-tree
                                  algorithm for computing spatial distance
                                  histograms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471--494
                 Wenfei Fan and   
                   Hong Gao and   
                  Xibei Jia and   
               Jianzhong Li and   
                       Shuai Ma   Dynamic constraints for record matching  495--520
                James Cheng and   
                  Yiping Ke and   
            Ada Wai-Chee Fu and   
                  Jeffrey Xu Yu   Fast graph query processing with a
                                  low-cost index . . . . . . . . . . . . . 521--539
            Sergio Mascetti and   
                Dario Freni and   
            Claudio Bettini and   
               X. Sean Wang and   
                 Sushil Jajodia   Privacy in geo-social networks:
                                  proximity notification with untrusted
                                  service providers and curious buddies    541--566
             Noman Mohammed and   
           Benjamin C. Fung and   
                 Mourad Debbabi   Anonymity meets game theory: secure data
                                  integration with malicious participants  567--588
               Mumtaz Ahmad and   
           Ashraf Aboulnaga and   
              Shivnath Babu and   
                Kamesh Munagala   Interaction-aware scheduling of
                                  report-generation workloads  . . . . . . 589--615
                Guoliang Li and   
                Shengyue Ji and   
                    Chen Li and   
                   Jianhua Feng   Efficient fuzzy full-text type-ahead
                                  search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 617--640

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 20, Number 5, October, 2011

   Ralf Hartmut Güting and   
                 Nikos Mamoulis   Special issue on data management for
                                  mobile services  . . . . . . . . . . . . 641--642
          Iulian Sandu Popa and   
            Karine Zeitouni and   
               Vincent Oria and   
            Dominique Barth and   
                  Sandrine Vial   Indexing in-network trajectory flows . . 643--669
                Ralph Lange and   
            Frank Dürr and   
                 Kurt Rothermel   Efficient real-time trajectory tracking  671--694
            Fosca Giannotti and   
                Mirco Nanni and   
             Dino Pedreschi and   
              Fabio Pinelli and   
               Chiara Renso and   
       Salvatore Rinzivillo and   
               Roberto Trasarti   Unveiling the complexity of human
                                  mobility by querying and mining massive
                                  trajectory data  . . . . . . . . . . . . 695--719
                 Igor Timko and   
        Michael Böhlen and   
                  Johann Gamper   Sequenced spatiotemporal aggregation for
                                  coarse query granularities . . . . . . . 721--741
                     Xi Guo and   
               Baihua Zheng and   
         Yoshiharu Ishikawa and   
                     Yunjun Gao   Direction-based surrounder queries for
                                  mobile recommendations . . . . . . . . . 743--766
            Goce Trajcevski and   
           Roberto Tamassia and   
             Isabel F. Cruz and   
          Peter Scheuermann and   
            David Hartglass and   
        Christopher Zamierowski   Ranking continuous nearest neighbors for
                                  uncertain trajectories . . . . . . . . . 767--791

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 20, Number 6, December, 2011

               Weixiong Rao and   
                   Lei Chen and   
                Ada Wai-Chee Fu   STAIRS: Towards efficient full-text
                                  filtering and dissemination in DHT
                                  environments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 793--817
                 Xiang Lian and   
                       Lei Chen   Shooting top-$k$ stars in uncertain
                                  databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 819--840
   Francisco Perez-Sorrosal and   
Marta Patiño-Martinez and   
      Ricardo Jimenez-Peris and   
                  Bettina Kemme   Elastic SI-Cache: consistent and
                                  scalable caching in multi-tier
                                  architectures  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 841--865
             Alexandru Moga and   
                Irina Botan and   
                  Nesime Tatbul   UpStream: storage-centric load
                                  management for streaming applications
                                  with update semantics  . . . . . . . . . 867--892
      Raymond Chi-Wing Wong and   
         M. Tamer Özsu and   
            Ada Wai-Chee Fu and   
               Philip S. Yu and   
                   Lian Liu and   
                      Yubao Liu   Maximizing bichromatic reverse nearest
                                  neighbor for Lp-norm in two- and
                                  three-dimensional spaces . . . . . . . . 893--919
         Eleftherios Tiakas and   
  Apostolos N. Papadopoulos and   
            Yannis Manolopoulos   Progressive processing of subspace
                                  dominating queries . . . . . . . . . . . 921--948


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 21, Number 1, February, 2012

               Rene Mueller and   
               Jens Teubner and   
                 Gustavo Alonso   Sorting networks on FPGAs  . . . . . . . 1--23
    Konstantinos Georgoulas and   
                 Yannis Kotidis   Distributed similarity estimation using
                                  derived dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . 25--50
              Daniel Deutch and   
                      Tova Milo   Type inference and type checking for
                                  queries over execution traces  . . . . . 51--68
      Muhammad Aamir Cheema and   
               Wenjie Zhang and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
                 Ying Zhang and   
                      Xuefei Li   Continuous reverse $k$ nearest neighbors
                                  queries in Euclidean space and in
                                  spatial networks . . . . . . . . . . . . 69--95
                    Lei Zou and   
                   Lei Chen and   
         M. Tamer Özsu and   
                   Dongyan Zhao   Answering pattern match queries in large
                                  graph databases via graph embedding  . . 97--120
              Sven Hartmann and   
           Markus Kirchberg and   
                 Sebastian Link   Design by example for SQL table
                                  definitions with functional dependencies 121--144
      Ravindra Guravannavar and   
               S. Sudarshan and   
              Ajit A. Diwan and   
                Ch. Sobhan Babu   Which sort orders are interesting? . . . 145--165

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 21, Number 2, April, 2012

               Paolo Atzeni and   
              Elisa Bertino and   
         Masaru Kitsuregawa and   
                   Kian-Lee Tan   Special issue: best papers of VLDB 2010  167--168
                  Yingyi Bu and   
                  Bill Howe and   
       Magdalena Balazinska and   
               Michael D. Ernst   The HaLoop approach to large-scale
                                  iterative data analysis  . . . . . . . . 169--190
               Bogdan Alexe and   
  Mauricio Hernández and   
                Lucian Popa and   
                 Wang-Chiew Tan   MapMerge: correlating independent schema
                                  mappings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191--211
                 Wenfei Fan and   
               Jianzhong Li and   
                   Shuai Ma and   
                   Nan Tang and   
                     Wenyuan Yu   Towards certain fixes with editing rules
                                  and master data  . . . . . . . . . . . . 213--238
               Ryan Johnson and   
          Ippokratis Pandis and   
                Radu Stoica and   
        Manos Athanassoulis and   
             Anastasia Ailamaki   Scalability of write-ahead logging on
                                  multicore and multisocket hardware . . . 239--263
                    Su Chen and   
              Beng Chin Ooi and   
                  Zhenjie Zhang   An adaptive updating protocol for
                                  reducing moving object database workload 265--286

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 21, Number 3, June, 2012

            Francesco Fusco and   
            Michail Vlachos and   
             Marc Ph. Stoecklin   Real-time creation of bitmap indexes on
                                  streaming network data . . . . . . . . . 287--307
        Juozas Gordevi\vcus and   
              Johann Gamper and   
            Michael Böhlen   Parsimonious temporal aggregation  . . . 309--332
                 Bijit Hore and   
            Sharad Mehrotra and   
              Mustafa Canim and   
             Murat Kantarcioglu   Secure multidimensional range queries
                                  over outsourced data . . . . . . . . . . 333--358
                 Katja Hose and   
                 Akrivi Vlachou   A survey of skyline processing in highly
                                  distributed environments . . . . . . . . 359--384
                  Jian Gong and   
              Reynold Cheng and   
                David W. Cheung   Efficient management of uncertainty in
                                  XML schema matching  . . . . . . . . . . 385--409
                     Yu Cao and   
        Ramadhana Bramandia and   
             Chee-Yong Chan and   
                   Kian-Lee Tan   Sort-sharing-aware query processing  . . 411--436

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 21, Number 4, August, 2012

               Jianhua Feng and   
               Jiannan Wang and   
                    Guoliang Li   Trie-join: a trie-based method for
                                  efficient string similarity joins  . . . 437--461
           Nikolaus Augsten and   
        Michael Böhlen and   
             Curtis Dyreson and   
                  Johann Gamper   Windowed $pq$-grams for approximate
                                  joins of data-centric XML  . . . . . . . 463--488
              Xiangmin Zhou and   
              Xiaofang Zhou and   
                   Lei Chen and   
             Athman Bouguettaya   Efficient subsequence matching over
                                  large video databases  . . . . . . . . . 489--508
             Hilmi Yildirim and   
              Vineet Chaoji and   
               Mohammed J. Zaki   GRAIL: a scalable index for reachability
                                  queries in very large graphs . . . . . . 509--534
                     Jia Xu and   
              Zhenjie Zhang and   
            Anthony K. Tung and   
                          Ge Yu   Efficient and effective similarity
                                  search over probabilistic data based on
                                  Earth Mover's Distance . . . . . . . . . 535--559
                  Rui Zhang and   
               Jianzhong Qi and   
                    Dan Lin and   
                   Wei Wang and   
          Raymond Chi-Wing Wong   A highly optimized algorithm for
                                  continuous intersection join queries
                                  over moving objects  . . . . . . . . . . 561--586

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 21, Number 5, October, 2012

            Wolfgang Lehner and   
            Michael J. Franklin   Special section on large-scale analytics 587--588
                  Joel Wolf and   
              Andrey Balmin and   
               Deepak Rajan and   
            Kirsten Hildrum and   
            Rohit Khandekar and   
               Sujay Parekh and   
                Kun-Lung Wu and   
                  Rares Vernica   On the optimization of schedules for
                                  MapReduce workloads in the presence of
                                  shared scans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 589--609
               Jingren Zhou and   
              Nicolas Bruno and   
              Ming-Chuan Wu and   
             Per-Ake Larson and   
             Ronnie Chaiken and   
                  Darren Shakib   SCOPE: parallel databases meet MapReduce 611--636
                    U. Kang and   
              Hanghang Tong and   
                 Jimeng Sun and   
             Ching-Yung Lin and   
             Christos Faloutsos   \tt gbase: an efficient analysis
                                  platform for large graphs  . . . . . . . 637--650
              Thanh T. Tran and   
                Liping Peng and   
                Yanlei Diao and   
            Andrew Mcgregor and   
                       Anna Liu   CLARO: modeling and processing uncertain
                                  data streams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 651--676
                Sven Helmer and   
           Nikolaus Augsten and   
            Michael Böhlen   Measuring structural similarity of
                                  semistructured data based on
                                  information-theoretic approaches . . . . 677--702
      Muhammad Aamir Cheema and   
               Wenjie Zhang and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
                     Ying Zhang   Efficiently processing snapshot and
                                  continuous reverse $k$ nearest neighbors
                                  queries  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703--728
                  Kai Zheng and   
              Xiaofang Zhou and   
            Pui Cheong Fung and   
                      Kexin Xie   Spatial query processing for fuzzy
                                  objects  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 729--751

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 21, Number 6, December, 2012

               Jianzhong Li and   
               Zhaonian Zou and   
                       Hong Gao   Mining frequent subgraphs over uncertain
                                  graph databases under probabilistic
                                  semantics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 753--777
         Thanasis Vergoulis and   
         Theodore Dalamagas and   
        Dimitris Sacharidis and   
                   Timos Sellis   Approximate regional sequence matching
                                  for genomic databases  . . . . . . . . . 779--795
                Dingming Wu and   
                   Gao Cong and   
            Christian S. Jensen   A framework for efficient spatial web
                                  object retrieval . . . . . . . . . . . . 797--822
             Marcelo Arenas and   
         Jorge Pérez and   
               Juan Reutter and   
               Cristian Riveros   Query language-based inverses of schema
                                  mappings: semantics, computation, and
                                  closure properties . . . . . . . . . . . 823--842
               Loreto Bravo and   
               James Cheney and   
            Irini Fundulaki and   
                Ricardo Segovia   Consistency and repair for XML
                                  write-access control policies  . . . . . 843--867
                Lijun Chang and   
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
                     Lu Qin and   
                 Hong Cheng and   
                      Miao Qiao   The exact distance to destination in
                                  undirected world . . . . . . . . . . . . 869--888
             Kheng Hong Soh and   
             Ba Quan Truong and   
             Sourav S. Bhowmick   ANDES: efficient evaluation of NOT-twig
                                  queries in relational databases  . . . . 889--914


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 22, Number 1, February, 2013

            Wolfgang Lehner and   
                Sunita Sarawagi   Special issue on best papers of VLDB
                                  2011 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--2
             Kostas Tzoumas and   
             Amol Deshpande and   
            Christian S. Jensen   Efficiently adapting graphical models
                                  for selectivity estimation . . . . . . . 3--27
         Umar Farooq Minhas and   
        Shriram Rajagopalan and   
              Brendan Cully and   
           Ashraf Aboulnaga and   
              Kenneth Salem and   
                Andrew Warfield   RemusDB: transparent high availability
                                  for database systems . . . . . . . . . . 29--45
                 Tim Furche and   
              Georg Gottlob and   
            Giovanni Grasso and   
       Christian Schallhart and   
                 Andrew Sellers   OXPath: a language for scalable data
                                  extraction, automation, and crawling on
                                  the deep web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47--72
               Carlo Curino and   
              Hyun Jin Moon and   
               Alin Deutsch and   
                  Carlo Zaniolo   Automating the database schema evolution
                                  process  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73--98
              Aditya Ramesh and   
               S. Sudarshan and   
                Purva Joshi and   
           Manisha Naik Gaonkar   Keyword search on form results . . . . . 99--123

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 22, Number 2, April, 2013

       Cheikh Tidiane Dieng and   
               Tao-Yuan Jen and   
          Dominique Laurent and   
               Nicolas Spyratos   Mining frequent conjunctive queries
                                  using functional and inclusion
                                  dependencies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125--150
      Pinar Tözün and   
          Ippokratis Pandis and   
               Ryan Johnson and   
             Anastasia Ailamaki   Scalable and dynamically balanced
                                  shared-everything OLTP with
                                  physiological partitioning . . . . . . . 151--175
                Xiaoying Wu and   
            Dimitri Theodoratos   A survey on XML streaming evaluation
                                  techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177--202
                 Wentian Lu and   
              Gerome Miklau and   
                  Neil Immerman   Auditing a database under retention
                                  policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203--228
                  Dayu Yuan and   
                Prasenjit Mitra   Lindex: a lattice-based index for graph
                                  databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229--252
                Shaoxu Song and   
                   Lei Chen and   
                   Philip S. Yu   Comparable dependencies over
                                  heterogeneous data . . . . . . . . . . . 253--274

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 22, Number 3, June, 2013

                  Miao Qiao and   
                 Hong Cheng and   
                     Lu Qin and   
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
               Philip S. Yu and   
                    Lijun Chang   Computing weight constraint reachability
                                  in large networks  . . . . . . . . . . . 275--294
             Machiko Toyoda and   
            Yasushi Sakurai and   
             Yoshiharu Ishikawa   Pattern discovery in data streams under
                                  the time warping distance  . . . . . . . 295--318
                   Xike Xie and   
              Reynold Cheng and   
               Man Lung Yiu and   
                  Liwen Sun and   
                  Jinchuan Chen   UV-diagram: a Voronoi diagram for
                                  uncertain spatial databases  . . . . . . 319--344
               Yuanyuan Zhu and   
                     Lu Qin and   
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
                  Yiping Ke and   
                     Xuemin Lin   High efficiency and quality: large
                                  graphs matching  . . . . . . . . . . . . 345--368
                 Radim Baca and   
Michal Krátký and   
              Tok Wang Ling and   
                     Jiaheng Lu   Optimal and efficient generalized twig
                                  pattern processing: a combination of
                                  preorder and postorder filterings  . . . 369--393
             Yasin N. Silva and   
              Walid G. Aref and   
             Per-Ake Larson and   
         Spencer S. Pearson and   
                 Mohamed H. Ali   Similarity queries: their conceptual
                                  evaluation, transformations, and
                                  processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395--420

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 22, Number 4, August, 2013

               Nihal Dindar and   
              Nesime Tatbul and   
     Renée J. Miller and   
              Laura M. Haas and   
                    Irina Botan   Modeling the execution semantics of
                                  stream processing engines with SECRET    421--446
            Iman Elghandour and   
           Ashraf Aboulnaga and   
            Daniel C. Zilio and   
                Calisto Zuzarte   Recommending XML physical designs for
                                  XML databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 447--470
            Mirjana Mazuran and   
              Edoardo Serra and   
                  Carlo Zaniolo   Extending the power of datalog recursion 471--493
               Ixent Galpin and   
        Alvaro A. Fernandes and   
                Norman W. Paton   QoS-aware optimization of sensor network
                                  queries  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 495--517
              Daniel Deutch and   
                  Tova Milo and   
              Neoklis Polyzotis   Top-$k$ queries over Web applications    519--542
                    Jun Gao and   
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
                Ruoming Jin and   
              Jiashuai Zhou and   
              Tengjiao Wang and   
                  Dongqing Yang   Outsourcing shortest distance computing
                                  with privacy protection  . . . . . . . . 543--559
          Dmitri V. Kalashnikov   Super-EGO: fast multi-dimensional
                                  similarity join  . . . . . . . . . . . . 561--585

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 22, Number 5, October, 2013

            Marco Brambilla and   
               Stefano Ceri and   
                    Alon Halevy   Special issue on structured and
                                  crowd-sourced data on the Web  . . . . . 587--588
François Goasdoué and   
     Konstantinos Karanasos and   
              Yannis Katsis and   
              Julien Leblay and   
            Ioana Manolescu and   
            Stamatis Zampetakis   Growing triples on trees: an XML--RDF
                                  hybrid model for annotated documents . . 589--613
                 Tim Furche and   
              Georg Gottlob and   
            Giovanni Grasso and   
                Xiaonan Guo and   
               Giorgio Orsi and   
           Christian Schallhart   The ontological key: automatically
                                  understanding and integrating forms to
                                  access the deep Web  . . . . . . . . . . 615--640
          Alessandro Bozzon and   
            Marco Brambilla and   
               Stefano Ceri and   
                   Davide Mazza   Exploratory search framework for Web
                                  data sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 641--663
         Gianluca Demartini and   
    Djellel Eddine Difallah and   
  Philippe Cudré-Mauroux   Large-scale linked data integration
                                  using probabilistic reasoning and
                                  crowdsourcing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 665--687
                 Tomer Sagi and   
                    Avigdor Gal   Schema matching prediction with
                                  applications to data source discovery
                                  and dynamic ensembling . . . . . . . . . 689--710
                Jongwuk Lee and   
               Hyunsouk Cho and   
               Jin-Woo Park and   
              Young-Rok Cha and   
            Seung-Won Hwang and   
                Zaiqing Nie and   
                    Ji-Rong Wen   Hybrid entity clustering using crowds
                                  and data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 711--726

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 22, Number 6, December, 2013

                 Xiang Zhao and   
                 Chuan Xiao and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
                   Wei Wang and   
             Yoshiharu Ishikawa   Efficient processing of graph similarity
                                  queries with edit distance constraints   727--752
             Rainer Gemulla and   
              Peter J. Haas and   
                Wolfgang Lehner   Non-uniformity issues and workarounds in
                                  bounded-size sampling  . . . . . . . . . 753--772
       Steven Euijong Whang and   
           Hector Garcia-Molina   Joint entity resolution on multiple
                                  datasets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 773--795
                     Jia Xu and   
              Zhenjie Zhang and   
               Xiaokui Xiao and   
                   Yin Yang and   
                      Ge Yu and   
              Marianne Winslett   Differentially private histogram
                                  publication  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 797--822
                Robert Fink and   
               Jiewen Huang and   
                    Dan Olteanu   Anytime approximation in probabilistic
                                  databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 823--848
              Marina Drosou and   
              Evaggelia Pitoura   YmalDB: exploring relational databases
                                  via result-driven recommendations  . . . 849--874


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 23, Number 1, February, 2014

               Ryan Johnson and   
          Ippokratis Pandis and   
             Anastasia Ailamaki   Eliminating unscalable communication in
                                  transaction processing . . . . . . . . . 1--23
               Junfeng Zhou and   
                Zhifeng Bao and   
                   Wei Wang and   
                Jinjia Zhao and   
                  Xiaofeng Meng   Efficient query processing for XML
                                  keyword queries based on the IDList
                                  index  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--50
               Vasil Slavov and   
                    Praveen Rao   A gossip-based approach for
                                  Internet-scale cardinality estimation of
                                  XPath queries over distributed
                                  semistructured data  . . . . . . . . . . 51--76
       Steven Euijong Whang and   
           Hector Garcia-Molina   Incremental entity resolution on rules
                                  and data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77--102
            George Beskales and   
              Ihab F. Ilyas and   
               Lukasz Golab and   
                Artur Galiullin   Sampling from repairs of conditional
                                  functional dependency violations . . . . 103--128
                Jongwuk Lee and   
                Seung-Won Hwang   Toward efficient multidimensional
                                  subspace skyline computation . . . . . . 129--145
               Kamal Zellag and   
                  Bettina Kemme   Consistency anomalies in multi-tier
                                  architectures: automatic detection and
                                  prevention . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147--172

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 23, Number 2, April, 2014

  Z. Meral Özsoyo\uglu and   
   U\ugur Çetintemel and   
               Nilesh Dalvi and   
                 Hank Korth and   
                   Anthony Tung   Special issue on best papers of VLDB
                                  2012 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173--174
               Albert Angel and   
                Nick Koudas and   
               Nikos Sarkas and   
          Divesh Srivastava and   
           Michael Svendsen and   
            Srikanta Tirthapura   Dense subgraph maintenance under
                                  streaming edge weight updates for
                                  real-time story identification . . . . . 175--199
             Mahashweta Das and   
Saravanan Thirumuruganathan and   
           Sihem Amer-Yahia and   
                 Gautam Das and   
                        Cong Yu   An expressive framework and efficient
                                  algorithms for the analysis of
                                  collaborative tagging  . . . . . . . . . 201--226
                James Cheng and   
               Zechao Shang and   
                 Hong Cheng and   
                Haixun Wang and   
                  Jeffrey Xu Yu   Efficient processing of $k$-hop
                                  reachability queries . . . . . . . . . . 227--252
             Christoph Koch and   
                Yanif Ahmad and   
             Oliver Kennedy and   
              Milos Nikolic and   
         Andres Nötzli and   
               Daniel Lupei and   
                  Amir Shaikhha   DBToaster: higher-order delta processing
                                  for dynamic, frequently fresh views  . . 253--278
               Peter Bailis and   
      Shivaram Venkataraman and   
        Michael J. Franklin and   
      Joseph M. Hellerstein and   
                     Ion Stoica   Quantifying eventual consistency with
                                  PBS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279--302
               Goetz Graefe and   
                Felix Halim and   
             Stratos Idreos and   
                Harumi Kuno and   
            Stefan Manegold and   
                Bernhard Seeger   Transactional support for adaptive
                                  indexing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303--328
                 Ning Zhang and   
           Junichi Tatemura and   
           Jignesh M. Patel and   
                Hakan Hacigumus   Toward cost-effective storage
                                  provisioning for DBMSs . . . . . . . . . 329--354

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 23, Number 3, June, 2014

       Christos Doulkeridis and   
     Kjetil Nòrvåg   A survey of large-scale analytical query
                                  processing in MapReduce  . . . . . . . . 355--380
              Xiangmin Zhou and   
                       Lei Chen   Event detection over Twitter social
                                  media streams  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381--400
              Ho Hoang Hung and   
         Sourav S. Bhowmick and   
             Ba Quan Truong and   
                 Byron Choi and   
                  Shuigeng Zhou   QUBLE: towards blending interactive
                                  visual subgraph search queries on large
                                  networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 401--426
             George Teodoro and   
              Eduardo Valle and   
             Nathan Mariano and   
             Ricardo Torres and   
          Wagner Meira, Jr. and   
                  Joel H. Saltz   Approximate similarity search for online
                                  multimedia services on distributed
                                  CPU--GPU platforms . . . . . . . . . . . 427--448
                 Shuo Shang and   
                 Ruogu Ding and   
                  Kai Zheng and   
        Christian S. Jensen and   
               Panos Kalnis and   
                  Xiaofang Zhou   Personalized trajectory matching in
                                  spatial networks . . . . . . . . . . . . 449--468
             Stefan Richter and   
Jorge-Arnulfo Quiané-Ruiz and   
               Stefan Schuh and   
                  Jens Dittrich   Towards zero-overhead static and
                                  adaptive indexing in Hadoop  . . . . . . 469--494
                  Michael Meier   The backchase revisited  . . . . . . . . 495--516

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 23, Number 4, August, 2014

                    Bugra Gedik   Partitioning functions for stateful data
                                  parallelism in stream processing . . . . 517--539
               Jia-Ling Koh and   
                Chen-Yi Lin and   
                  Arbee L. Chen   Finding $ k k $ most favorite products
                                  based on reverse top-$ t t $ queries . . 541--564
                    Lei Zou and   
         M. Tamer Özsu and   
                   Lei Chen and   
               Xuchuan Shen and   
               Ruizhe Huang and   
                   Dongyan Zhao   gStore: a graph-based SPARQL query
                                  engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 565--590
                  Yufei Tao and   
                    Yi Yang and   
               Xiaocheng Hu and   
                Cheng Sheng and   
                  Shuigeng Zhou   Instance-level worst-case query bounds
                                  on R-trees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 591--607
          A. Ercument Cicek and   
        Mehmet Ercan Nergiz and   
                   Yucel Saygin   Ensuring location diversity in
                                  privacy-preserving spatio-temporal data
                                  publishing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 609--625
       Philipp Unterbrunner and   
             Gustavo Alonso and   
                Donald Kossmann   High availability, elasticity, and
                                  strong consistency for massively
                                  parallel scans over relational data  . . 627--652
                   Rui Chen and   
           Benjamin C. Fung and   
               Philip S. Yu and   
                 Bipin C. Desai   Correlated network data publication via
                                  differential privacy . . . . . . . . . . 653--676

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 23, Number 5, October, 2014

                     Yang Xiang   Answering exact distance queries on
                                  real-world graphs with bounded
                                  performance guarantees . . . . . . . . . 677--695
                    Bin Yao and   
               Xiaokui Xiao and   
                  Feifei Li and   
                       Yifan Wu   Dynamic monitoring of optimal locations
                                  in road network databases  . . . . . . . 697--720
            Quoc Trung Tran and   
             Chee-Yong Chan and   
       Srinivasan Parthasarathy   Query reverse engineering  . . . . . . . 721--746
         Davide Martinenghi and   
               Riccardo Torlone   Taxonomy-based relaxation of query
                                  answering in relational databases  . . . 747--769
          Jordi Soria-Comas and   
       Josep Domingo-Ferrer and   
       David Sánchez and   
         Sergio Martínez   Enhancing data utility in differential
                                  privacy via microaggregation-based
                                  $k$-anonymity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 771--794
             Matteo Magnani and   
                 Ira Assent and   
           Michael L. Mortensen   Taking the Big Picture: representative
                                  skylines based on significance and
                                  diversity  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 795--815
        Darius \vSidlauskas and   
         Simonas \vSaltenis and   
            Christian S. Jensen   Processing of extreme moving-object
                                  update and query workloads in main
                                  memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 817--841

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 23, Number 6, December, 2014

           Ashraf Aboulnaga and   
              Beng Chin Ooi and   
              Patrick Valduriez   Special section on data-intensive cloud
                                  infrastructure . . . . . . . . . . . . . 843--843
            K. Ashwin Kumar and   
               Abdul Quamar and   
             Amol Deshpande and   
                  Samir Khuller   SWORD: workload-aware data placement and
                                  replica selection for cloud data
                                  management systems . . . . . . . . . . . 845--870
                Majed Sahli and   
              Essam Mansour and   
                   Panos Kalnis   ACME: a scalable parallel system for
                                  extracting frequent patterns from a very
                                  long sequence  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 871--893
                    Eric Lo and   
                 Nick Cheng and   
             Wilfred W. Lin and   
               Wing-Kai Hon and   
                     Byron Choi   MyBenchmark: generating databases for
                                  query workloads  . . . . . . . . . . . . 895--913
                   Qing Xie and   
                Chaoyi Pang and   
              Xiaofang Zhou and   
           Xiangliang Zhang and   
                        Ke Deng   Maximum error-bounded Piecewise Linear
                                  Representation for online stream
                                  approximation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 915--937
       Alexander Alexandrov and   
              Rico Bergmann and   
               Stephan Ewen and   
   Johann-Christoph Freytag and   
              Fabian Hueske and   
                Arvid Heise and   
                   Odej Kao and   
               Marcus Leich and   
                  Ulf Leser and   
               Volker Markl and   
              Felix Naumann and   
             Mathias Peters and   
    Astrid Rheinländer and   
            Matthias J. Sax and   
         Sebastian Schelter and   
         Mareike Höger and   
             Kostas Tzoumas and   
                 Daniel Warneke   The Stratosphere platform for big data
                                  analytics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 939--964
            Phillip G. Ward and   
                    Zhen He and   
                  Rui Zhang and   
                   Jianzhong Qi   Real-time continuous intersection joins
                                  over large sets of moving objects using
                                  graphic processing units . . . . . . . . 965--985
             Carsten Binnig and   
         Stefan Hildenbrand and   
          Franz Färber and   
            Donald Kossmann and   
                Juchang Lee and   
                     Norman May   Distributed snapshot isolation: global
                                  transactions pay globally, local
                                  transactions pay locally . . . . . . . . 987--1011


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 24, Number 1, February, 2015

            Michail Vlachos and   
         Nikolaos M. Freris and   
          Anastasios Kyrillidis   Compressive mining: fast and optimal
                                  data mining in the compressed domain . . 1--24
           A. Prasad Sistla and   
               Ouri Wolfson and   
                          Bo Xu   Continuous nearest-neighbor queries with
                                  location uncertainty . . . . . . . . . . 25--50
          Izzeddin Gür and   
       Mehmet Güvercin and   
          Hakan Ferhatosmanoglu   Scaling forecasting algorithms using
                                  clustered modeling . . . . . . . . . . . 51--65
                 Zoi Kaoudi and   
                Ioana Manolescu   RDF in the clouds: a survey  . . . . . . 67--91
                     Han Su and   
                  Kai Zheng and   
               Jiamin Huang and   
               Haozhou Wang and   
                  Xiaofang Zhou   Calibrating trajectory data for
                                  spatio-temporal similarity analysis  . . 93--116
                     Hui Li and   
         Sourav S. Bhowmick and   
                  Aixin Sun and   
                   Jiangtao Cui   Conformity-aware influence maximization
                                  in online social networks  . . . . . . . 117--141
                  Dong Deng and   
                Guoliang Li and   
               Jianhua Feng and   
                    Yi Duan and   
                    Zhiguo Gong   A unified framework for approximate
                                  dictionary-based entity extraction . . . 143--167

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 24, Number 2, April, 2015

            Chih-Chieh Hung and   
              Wen-Chih Peng and   
                 Wang-Chien Lee   Clustering and aggregating clues of
                                  trajectories for mining trajectory
                                  patterns and routes  . . . . . . . . . . 169--192
            Frank Eichinger and   
                Pavel Efros and   
        Stamatis Karnouskos and   
              Klemens Böhm   A time-series compression technique and
                                  its application to the smart grid  . . . 193--218
              Andy Yuan Xue and   
               Jianzhong Qi and   
                   Xing Xie and   
                  Rui Zhang and   
                  Jin Huang and   
                        Yuan Li   Solving the data sparsity problem in
                                  destination prediction . . . . . . . . . 219--243
               Zhiwei Zhang and   
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
                     Lu Qin and   
                Lijun Chang and   
                     Xuemin Lin   I/O efficient: computing SCCs in massive
                                  graphs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245--270
                    Ye Yuan and   
                Guoren Wang and   
                   Lei Chen and   
                    Haixun Wang   Graph similarity search on large
                                  uncertain graph databases  . . . . . . . 271--296
                   Bin Yang and   
               Chenjuan Guo and   
                      Yu Ma and   
            Christian S. Jensen   Toward personalized, context-aware
                                  routing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297--318

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 24, Number 3, June, 2015

                  Xin Huang and   
                 Hong Cheng and   
                Rong-Hua Li and   
                     Lu Qin and   
                  Jeffrey Xu Yu   Top-$K$ structural diversity search in
                                  large networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319--343
        Odysseas Papapetrou and   
          Minos Garofalakis and   
         Antonios Deligiannakis   Sketching distributed sliding-window
                                  data streams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345--368
                    Ye Yuan and   
                Guoren Wang and   
              Jeffery Yu Xu and   
                       Lei Chen   Efficient distributed subgraph
                                  similarity matching  . . . . . . . . . . 369--394
       Katsiaryna Mirylenka and   
             Graham Cormode and   
            Themis Palpanas and   
              Divesh Srivastava   Conditional heavy hitters: detecting
                                  interesting correlations in data streams 395--414
                 Yunjun Gao and   
                    Lu Chen and   
                  Xinhan Li and   
                    Bin Yao and   
                      Gang Chen   Efficient $ k k$-closest pair queries in
                                  general metric spaces  . . . . . . . . . 415--439
                  Cem Aksoy and   
         Aggeliki Dimitriou and   
            Dimitri Theodoratos   Reasoning with patterns to effectively
                                  answer XML keyword queries . . . . . . . 441--465

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 24, Number 4, August, 2015

           Senjuti Basu Roy and   
        Ioanna Lykourentzou and   
Saravanan Thirumuruganathan and   
           Sihem Amer-Yahia and   
                     Gautam Das   Task assignment optimization in
                                  knowledge-intensive crowdsourcing  . . . 467--491
                Zhifeng Bao and   
                  Yong Zeng and   
              Tok Wang Ling and   
            Dongxiang Zhang and   
                Guoliang Li and   
                 H. V. Jagadish   A general framework to resolve the
                                  MisMatch problem in XML keyword search   493--518
         Alexios Kotsifakos and   
              Isak Karlsson and   
      Panagiotis Papapetrou and   
          Vassilis Athitsos and   
            Dimitrios Gunopulos   Embedding-based subsequence matching
                                  with gaps --- range --- tolerances: a
                                  Query-By-Humming application . . . . . . 519--536
          Anders Skovsgaard and   
            Christian S. Jensen   Finding top-$k$ relevant groups of
                                  spatial web objects  . . . . . . . . . . 537--555
           Ziawasch Abedjan and   
               Lukasz Golab and   
                  Felix Naumann   Profiling relational data: a survey  . . 557--581
              Daniel Deutch and   
           Yuval Moskovitch and   
                     Val Tannen   Provenance-based analysis of
                                  data-centric processes . . . . . . . . . 583--607

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 24, Number 5, October, 2015

     Michael H. Böhlen and   
                 Christoph Koch   Special issue on best papers of VLDB
                                  2013 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 609--610
                Zhepeng Yan and   
                  Nan Zheng and   
            Zachary G. Ives and   
     Partha Pratim Talukdar and   
                        Cong Yu   Active learning in keyword search-based
                                  data integration . . . . . . . . . . . . 611--631
                    Tao Zou and   
                 Ronan Bras and   
          Marcos Vaz Salles and   
                Alan Demers and   
                Johannes Gehrke   ClouDiA: a deployment advisor for public
                                  clouds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 633--653
                 Fanwei Zhu and   
                  Yuan Fang and   
     Kevin Chen-Chuan Chang and   
                      Jing Ying   Scheduled approximation for Personalized
                                  PageRank with Utility-based Hub
                                  Selection  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 655--679
                    Kun Ren and   
          Alexander Thomson and   
                Daniel J. Abadi   VLL: a lock manager redesign for main
                                  memory database systems  . . . . . . . . 681--705

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 24, Number 6, December, 2015

      Luis Galárraga and   
        Christina Teflioudi and   
                 Katja Hose and   
             Fabian M. Suchanek   Fast rule mining in ontological
                                  knowledge bases with AMIE++  . . . . . . 707--730
             Bikash Chandra and   
             Bhupesh Chawda and   
                 Biplab Kar and   
                K. V. Reddy and   
                Shetal Shah and   
                   S. Sudarshan   Data generation for testing and grading
                                  SQL queries  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 731--755
                    Chao Li and   
              Gerome Miklau and   
                Michael Hay and   
            Andrew Mcgregor and   
                 Vibhor Rastogi   The matrix mechanism: optimizing linear
                                  counting queries under differential
                                  privacy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 757--781
        Nikos Armenatzoglou and   
               Ritesh Ahuja and   
              Dimitris Papadias   Geo-Social Ranking: functions and query
                                  processing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 783--799
                 Simone Santini   Querying streams using regular
                                  expressions: some semantics,
                                  decidability, and efficiency issues  . . 801--821
                 Xiang Wang and   
                 Ying Zhang and   
               Wenjie Zhang and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
                       Wei Wang   AP-Tree: efficiently support
                                  location-aware Publish/Subscribe . . . . 823--848
          Fuat Basìk and   
              Bu\ugra Gedik and   
    Hakan Ferhatosmano\uglu and   
             Mert Emin Kalender   S$^{33}$-TM: scalable streaming short
                                  text matching  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 849--866


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 25, Number 1, February, 2016

             H. V. Jagadish and   
                    Aoying Zhou   Special issue on best papers of VLDB
                                  2014 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--2
                Dawei Jiang and   
                     Sai Wu and   
                  Gang Chen and   
              Beng Chin Ooi and   
               Kian-Lee Tan and   
                         Jun Xu   epiC: an extensible and scalable system
                                  for processing Big Data  . . . . . . . . 3--26
   Felix Martin Schuhknecht and   
               Alekh Jindal and   
                  Jens Dittrich   An experimental evaluation and analysis
                                  of database cracking . . . . . . . . . . 27--52
                  Uwe Jugel and   
            Zbigniew Jerzak and   
        Gregor Hackenbroich and   
                   Volker Markl   VDDA: automatic visualization-driven
                                  data aggregation in relational databases 53--77
                   Wei Wang and   
               Xiaoyan Yang and   
              Beng Chin Ooi and   
            Dongxiang Zhang and   
                 Yueting Zhuang   Effective deep learning-based
                                  multi-modal retrieval  . . . . . . . . . 79--101
               Stefan Funke and   
        André Nusser and   
                Sabine Storandt   On $k$-Path Covers and their
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103--123

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 25, Number 2, April, 2016

               Abdul Quamar and   
             Amol Deshpande and   
                      Jimmy Lin   NScale: neighborhood-centric large-scale
                                  graph analytics in the cloud . . . . . . 125--150
        Robert Soulé and   
                    Bugra Gedik   RailwayDB: adaptive storage of
                                  interaction graphs . . . . . . . . . . . 151--169
                  Long Yuan and   
                     Lu Qin and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
                Lijun Chang and   
                   Wenjie Zhang   Diversified top-$k$ clique search  . . . 171--196
               Thao N. Pham and   
       Panos K. Chrysanthis and   
          Alexandros Labrinidis   Avoiding class warfare: managing
                                  continuous queries with differentiated
                                  classes of service . . . . . . . . . . . 197--221
             Philipp Langer and   
                  Felix Naumann   Efficient order dependency detection . . 223--241
                  Peng Peng and   
                    Lei Zou and   
         M. Tamer Özsu and   
                   Lei Chen and   
                   Dongyan Zhao   Processing SPARQL queries over
                                  distributed RDF graphs . . . . . . . . . 243--268
                    Jun Gao and   
                 Chang Zhou and   
                  Jeffrey Xu Yu   Toward continuous pattern detection over
                                  evolving large graph with snapshot
                                  isolation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269--290

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 25, Number 3, June, 2016

            Stephan Baumann and   
                Peter Boncz and   
                Kai-Uwe Sattler   Bitwise dimensional co-clustering for
                                  analytical workloads . . . . . . . . . . 291--316
                  Feifei Li and   
                      Ke Yi and   
                  Yufei Tao and   
                    Bin Yao and   
                    Yang Li and   
                   Dong Xie and   
                       Min Wang   Exact and approximate flexible aggregate
                                  similarity search  . . . . . . . . . . . 317--338
             Gheorghi Guzun and   
            Guadalupe Canahuate   Hybrid query optimization for
                                  hard-to-compress bit-vectors . . . . . . 339--354
                Razen Harbi and   
          Ibrahim Abdelaziz and   
               Panos Kalnis and   
             Nikos Mamoulis and   
             Yasser Ebrahim and   
                    Majed Sahli   Accelerating SPARQL queries by
                                  exploiting hash-based locality and
                                  adaptive partitioning  . . . . . . . . . 355--380
            Angela Bonifati and   
                Werner Nutt and   
           Riccardo Torlone and   
            Jan Van Den Bussche   Mapping-equivalence and oid-equivalence
                                  of single-function object-creating
                                  conjunctive queries  . . . . . . . . . . 381--397
                     Yue Lu and   
                  Yuguan Li and   
            Mohamed Y. Eltabakh   Decorating the cloud: enabling
                                  annotation management in MapReduce . . . 399--424
  Ahmet Erdem Sariyüce and   
                Bugra Gedik and   
     Gabriela Jacques-Silva and   
                Kun-Lung Wu and   
Ümit V. Çatalyürek   Incremental $k$-core decomposition:
                                  algorithms and evaluation  . . . . . . . 425--447

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 25, Number 4, August, 2016

                     Ge Luo and   
                    Lu Wang and   
                      Ke Yi and   
                 Graham Cormode   Quantiles over data streams:
                                  experimental comparisons, new analyses,
                                  and further improvements . . . . . . . . 449--472
                   Xike Xie and   
                 Benjin Mei and   
              Jinchuan Chen and   
                Xiaoyong Du and   
            Christian S. Jensen   Elite: an elastic infrastructure for big
                                  spatiotemporal trajectories  . . . . . . 473--493
                Yaron Kanza and   
                    Hadas Yaari   External sorting on flash storage:
                                  reducing cell wearing and increasing
                                  efficiency by avoiding intermediate
                                  writes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 495--518
                  Inah Jeon and   
   Evangelos E. Papalexakis and   
         Christos Faloutsos and   
                   Lee Sael and   
                        U. Kang   Mining billion-scale tensors: algorithms
                                  and discoveries  . . . . . . . . . . . . 519--544
           Md. Saiful Islam and   
                   Chengfei Liu   Know your customer: computing $k$-most
                                  promising products for targeted
                                  marketing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 545--570
        Henning Köhler and   
                   Uwe Leck and   
             Sebastian Link and   
                  Xiaofang Zhou   Possible and certain keys for SQL  . . . 571--596
              Davide Mottin and   
              Alice Marascu and   
           Senjuti Basu Roy and   
                 Gautam Das and   
            Themis Palpanas and   
              Yannis Velegrakis   A holistic and principled approach for
                                  the empty-answer problem . . . . . . . . 597--622

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 25, Number 5, October, 2016

                Peter Boncz and   
            Wolfgang Lehner and   
                 Thomas Neumann   Special Issue: Modern Hardware . . . . . 623--624
             Danica Porobic and   
          Ippokratis Pandis and   
              Miguel Branco and   
      Pinar Tözün and   
             Anastasia Ailamaki   Characterization of the Impact of
                                  Hardware Islands on OLTP . . . . . . . . 625--650
           Mohammad Sadoghi and   
            Kenneth A. Ross and   
              Mustafa Canim and   
     Bishwaranjan Bhattacharjee   Exploiting SSDs in operational
                                  multiversion databases . . . . . . . . . 651--672
              Woon-Hak Kang and   
               Sang-Won Lee and   
                    Bongki Moon   Flash as cache extension for online
                                  transactional workloads  . . . . . . . . 673--694
                Peiquan Jin and   
            Chengcheng Yang and   
        Christian S. Jensen and   
                Puyuan Yang and   
                      Lihua Yue   Read/write-optimized tree indexing for
                                  solid-state drives . . . . . . . . . . . 695--717
      Evangelia A. Sitaridi and   
                Kenneth A. Ross   GPU-accelerated string matching for
                                  database applications  . . . . . . . . . 719--740

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 25, Number 6, December, 2016

              Davide Mottin and   
         Matteo Lissandrini and   
          Yannis Velegrakis and   
                Themis Palpanas   Exemplar queries: a new way of searching 741--765
                  Yuhong Li and   
               Leong Hou U. and   
               Man Lung Yiu and   
                    Zhiguo Gong   Efficient discovery of longest-lasting
                                  correlation in sequence databases  . . . 767--790
          Georgios J. Fakas and   
                    Zhi Cai and   
                 Nikos Mamoulis   Diverse and proportional size-$l$ object
                                  summaries using pairwise relevance . . . 791--816
     Kenneth S. BÒgh and   
               Sean Chester and   
                     Ira Assent   SkyAlign: a portable, work-efficient
                                  skyline algorithm for multicore and GPU
                                  architectures  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 817--841
        Kostas Zoumpatianos and   
             Stratos Idreos and   
                Themis Palpanas   ADS: the adaptive data series index  . . 843--866
                   Qing Liu and   
                 Yunjun Gao and   
                  Gang Chen and   
               Baihua Zheng and   
                    Linlin Zhou   Answering why-not and why questions on
                                  reverse top-$k$ queries  . . . . . . . . 867--892
                  Yang Chen and   
             Daisy Zhe Wang and   
                  Sean Goldberg   ScaLeKB: scalable learning and inference
                                  over large knowledge bases . . . . . . . 893--918


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 26, Number 1, February, 2017

                    Chen Li and   
                   Volker Markl   Special issue on best papers of VLDB
                                  2015 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--2
                    Chen Li and   
                   Volker Markl   Erratum to: Special issue on best papers
                                  of VLDB 2015 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3--3
       Wolfgang Gatterbauer and   
                      Dan Suciu   Dissociation and propagation for
                                  approximate lifted inference with
                                  standard relational database management
                                  systems  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5--30
                 Jiexing Li and   
        Jeffrey F. Naughton and   
                 Rimma V. Nehme   Resource bricolage and resource
                                  selection for parallel database systems  31--54
                  Jan Finis and   
              Robert Brunel and   
              Alfons Kemper and   
             Thomas Neumann and   
                 Norman May and   
                  Franz Faerber   Order Indexes: supporting highly dynamic
                                  hierarchical data in relational
                                  main-memory database systems . . . . . . 55--80
             Christopher Sa and   
                Alex Ratner and   
      Christopher Ré and   
                 Jaeho Shin and   
                Feiran Wang and   
                     Sen Wu and   
                       Ce Zhang   Incremental knowledge base construction
                                  using DeepDive . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81--105
           Immanuel Trummer and   
                 Christoph Koch   Multi-objective parametric query
                                  optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107--124
             Zuhair Khayyat and   
              William Lucia and   
               Meghna Singh and   
             Mourad Ouzzani and   
              Paolo Papotti and   
Jorge-Arnulfo Quiané-Ruiz and   
                   Nan Tang and   
                   Panos Kalnis   Fast and scalable inequality joins . . . 125--150

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 26, Number 2, April, 2017

                 Shiyu Yang and   
      Muhammad Aamir Cheema and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
                 Ying Zhang and   
                   Wenjie Zhang   Reverse $k$ nearest neighbors queries
                                  and spatial reverse top-$k$ queries  . . 151--176
                     Kun Li and   
              Xiaofeng Zhou and   
             Daisy Zhe Wang and   
             Christan Grant and   
                 Alin Dobra and   
             Christopher Dudley   In-database batch and query-time
                                  inference over probabilistic graphical
                                  models using UDA --- GIST  . . . . . . . 177--201
                   Miao Xie and   
         Sourav S. Bhowmick and   
                   Gao Cong and   
                      Qing Wang   PANDA: toward partial topology-based
                                  search on large networks in a single
                                  machine  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203--228
                 Mohan Yang and   
         Alexander Shkapsky and   
                  Carlo Zaniolo   Scaling up the performance of more
                                  powerful Datalog systems on multicore
                                  machines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229--248
                  Minghe Yu and   
                   Jin Wang and   
                Guoliang Li and   
                 Yong Zhang and   
                  Dong Deng and   
                   Jianhua Feng   A unified framework for string
                                  similarity search with edit-distance
                                  constraint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249--274
                  Long Yuan and   
                     Lu Qin and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
                Lijun Chang and   
                   Wenjie Zhang   I/O efficient ECC graph decomposition
                                  via graph reduction  . . . . . . . . . . 275--300

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 26, Number 3, June, 2017

                 Xiang Wang and   
               Wenjie Zhang and   
                 Ying Zhang and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
                 Zengfeng Huang   Top-$k$ spatial-keyword
                                  publish/subscribe over sliding window    301--326
                    Jun Gao and   
                Yuqiong Liu and   
                 Chang Zhou and   
                  Jeffrey Xu Yu   Path-based holistic detection plan for
                                  multiple patterns in distributed graph
                                  frameworks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327--345
                  Peipei Yi and   
                 Byron Choi and   
         Sourav S. Bhowmick and   
                   Jianliang Xu   AutoG: a visual query autocompletion
                                  framework for graph databases  . . . . . 347--372
            Saad Aljubayrin and   
               Jianzhong Qi and   
        Christian S. Jensen and   
                  Rui Zhang and   
                    Zhen He and   
                        Yuan Li   Finding lowest-cost paths in settings
                                  with safe and preferred zones  . . . . . 373--397
            Dongxiang Zhang and   
                Dingyu Yang and   
                  Yuan Wang and   
               Kian-Lee Tan and   
                   Jian Cao and   
                  Heng Tao Shen   Distributed shortest path query
                                  processing on dynamic road networks  . . 399--419
                Longbin Lai and   
                     Lu Qin and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
                    Lijun Chang   Scalable subgraph enumeration in
                                  MapReduce: a cost-oriented approach  . . 421--446
          Francesco Cafagna and   
         Michael H. Böhlen   Disjoint interval partitioning . . . . . 447--466

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 26, Number 4, August, 2017

                 Yunjun Gao and   
                Xiaoye Miao and   
                  Gang Chen and   
               Baihua Zheng and   
                   Deng Cai and   
                    Huiyong Cui   On efficiently finding reverse
                                  $k$-nearest neighbors over uncertain
                                  graphs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467--492
                  Yufei Tao and   
               Xiaocheng Hu and   
                      Miao Qiao   Stream sampling over windows with
                                  worst-case optimality and $ \ell
                                  $-overlap independence . . . . . . . . . 493--510
           Quoc Viet Nguyen and   
            Chi Thang Duong and   
           Thanh Tam Nguyen and   
          Matthias Weidlich and   
                Karl Aberer and   
                Hongzhi Yin and   
                  Xiaofang Zhou   Argument discovery via crowdsourcing . . 511--535
             Tianzheng Wang and   
               Ryan Johnson and   
                Alan Fekete and   
              Ippokratis Pandis   Efficiently making (almost) any
                                  concurrency control mechanism
                                  serializable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 537--562
                Qiankun Zhu and   
                 Hong Cheng and   
                      Xin Huang   I/O-efficient algorithms for top-$k$
                                  nearest keyword search in massive graphs 563--583
                    Lu Chen and   
                 Yunjun Gao and   
               Aoxiao Zhong and   
        Christian S. Jensen and   
                  Gang Chen and   
                   Baihua Zheng   Indexing metric uncertain data for range
                                  queries and range joins  . . . . . . . . 585--610

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 26, Number 5, October, 2017

                Shaoxu Song and   
                   Boge Liu and   
                 Hong Cheng and   
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
                       Lei Chen   Graph repairing under neighborhood
                                  constraints  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 611--635
              Xiangmin Zhou and   
                   Lei Chen and   
              Yanchun Zhang and   
                   Dong Qin and   
               Longbing Cao and   
             Guangyan Huang and   
                      Chen Wang   Enhancing online video recommendation
                                  using social user interactions . . . . . 637--656
           Varunya Attasena and   
Jérôme Darmont and   
                   Nouria Harbi   Secret sharing for cloud data security:
                                  a survey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 657--681
                Qiang Huang and   
               Jianlin Feng and   
                 Qiong Fang and   
                 Wilfred Ng and   
                       Wei Wang   Query-aware locality-sensitive hashing
                                  scheme for $ l_p $ norm  . . . . . . . . 683--708
                  Qijun Zhu and   
                   Haibo Hu and   
                   Cheng Xu and   
               Jianliang Xu and   
                 Wang-Chien Lee   Geo-social group queries with minimum
                                  acquaintance constraints . . . . . . . . 709--727
                  Kai Zhang and   
                 Kaibo Wang and   
                  Yuan Yuan and   
                    Lei Guo and   
                   Rubao Li and   
             Xiaodong Zhang and   
               Bingsheng He and   
                   Jiayu Hu and   
                        Bei Hua   A distributed in-memory key-value store
                                  system on heterogeneous CPU--GPU cluster 729--750

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 26, Number 6, December, 2017

                Rong-Hua Li and   
                     Lu Qin and   
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
                        Rui Mao   Finding influential communities in
                                  massive networks . . . . . . . . . . . . 751--776
          Syed Muhammad Ali and   
                 Robert Wrembel   From conceptual design to performance
                                  optimization of ETL workflows: current
                                  state of research and open problems  . . 777--801
               Yixiang Fang and   
              Reynold Cheng and   
                Yankai Chen and   
                Siqiang Luo and   
                     Jiafeng Hu   Effective and efficient attributed
                                  community search . . . . . . . . . . . . 803--828
                     Wei Lu and   
                 Jiajia Hou and   
                   Ying Yan and   
               Meihui Zhang and   
                Xiaoyong Du and   
              Thomas Moscibroda   MSQL: efficient similarity search in
                                  metric spaces using SQL  . . . . . . . . 829--854
           Nguyen Quoc Hung and   
            Duong Chi Thang and   
           Nguyen Thanh Tam and   
          Matthias Weidlich and   
                Karl Aberer and   
                Hongzhi Yin and   
                  Xiaofang Zhou   Answer validation for generic
                                  crowdsourcing tasks with minimal efforts 855--880
           Melanie Herschel and   
    Ralf Diestelkämper and   
             Houssem Ben Lahmar   A survey on provenance: What for? What
                                  form? What from? . . . . . . . . . . . . 881--906


VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 27, Number 1, February, 2018

                    Hao Wei and   
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
                     Can Lu and   
                    Ruoming Jin   Reachability querying: an independent
                                  permutation labeling approach  . . . . . 1--26
                Chunbin Lin and   
                 Jiaheng Lu and   
                 Zhewei Wei and   
               Jianguo Wang and   
                   Xiaokui Xiao   Optimal algorithms for selecting top-$k$
                                  combinations of attributes: theory and
                                  applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--52
                 Xiang Zhao and   
                 Chuan Xiao and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
               Wenjie Zhang and   
                      Yang Wang   Efficient structure similarity searches:
                                  a partition-based approach . . . . . . . 53--78
                  Weiren Yu and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
               Wenjie Zhang and   
                Julie A. Mccann   Dynamical SimRank search on time-varying
                                  networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79--104
                 Tomer Sagi and   
                    Avigdor Gal   Non-binary evaluation measures for big
                                  data integration . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--126
                   Yubao Wu and   
                Xiang Zhang and   
                Yuchen Bian and   
                Zhipeng Cai and   
                 Xiang Lian and   
               Xueting Liao and   
                   Fengpan Zhao   Second-order random walk-based proximity
                                  measures in graph analysis: formulations
                                  and algorithms . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127--152

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 27, Number 2, April, 2018

                   Bin Yang and   
                   Jian Dai and   
               Chenjuan Guo and   
        Christian S. Jensen and   
                       Jilin Hu   PACE: a PAth-CEntric paradigm for
                                  stochastic path finding  . . . . . . . . 153--178
                   Jilin Hu and   
                   Bin Yang and   
               Chenjuan Guo and   
            Christian S. Jensen   Risk-aware path selection with
                                  time-varying, uncertain travel costs: a
                                  time series approach . . . . . . . . . . 179--200
                    Dong Su and   
               Jianneng Cao and   
                 Ninghui Li and   
                        Min Lyu   PrivPfC: differentially private data
                                  publication for classification . . . . . 201--223
            Dongxiang Zhang and   
                  Yuchen Li and   
                    Xin Cao and   
                   Jie Shao and   
                  Heng Tao Shen   Augmented keyword search on spatial
                                  entity databases . . . . . . . . . . . . 225--244
              Daniel Deutch and   
                 Amir Gilad and   
               Yuval Moskovitch   Efficient provenance tracking for
                                  datalog using top-$k$ queries  . . . . . 245--269
               Junfeng Zhou and   
              Jeffrey Xu Yu and   
                      Na Li and   
                    Hao Wei and   
                Ziyang Chen and   
                      Xian Tang   Accelerating reachability query
                                  processing based on $ \vec {\rm DAG} $
                                  reduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271--296

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 27, Number 3, June, 2018

      Alexandros Belesiotis and   
          Dimitrios Skoutas and   
 Christodoulos Efstathiades and   
            Vassilis Kaffes and   
                  Dieter Pfoser   Spatio-textual user matching and
                                  clustering based on set similarity joins 297--320
                     Lei Li and   
                  Kai Zheng and   
                  Sibo Wang and   
                    Wen Hua and   
                  Xiaofang Zhou   Go slow to go fast: minimal on-road time
                                  route scheduling with parking facilities
                                  using historical trajectory  . . . . . . 321--345
                  Chang Yao and   
               Meihui Zhang and   
                   Qian Lin and   
              Beng Chin Ooi and   
                      Jiatao Xu   Scaling distributed transaction
                                  processing and recovery based on
                                  dependency logging . . . . . . . . . . . 347--368
   Yodsawalai Chodpathumwan and   
               Ali Vakilian and   
            Arash Termehchy and   
                   Amir Nayyeri   Cost-effective conceptual design using
                                  taxonomies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 369--394
                 Shuo Shang and   
                  Lisi Chen and   
                 Zhewei Wei and   
        Christian S. Jensen and   
                  Kai Zheng and   
                   Panos Kalnis   Parallel trajectory similarity joins in
                                  spatial networks . . . . . . . . . . . . 395--420
                Juchang Lee and   
              Wook-Shin Han and   
              Hyoung Jun Na and   
            Chang Gyoo Park and   
               Kyu Hwan Kim and   
               Deok Hoe Kim and   
               Joo Yeon Lee and   
              Sang Kyun Cha and   
                 Seunghyun Moon   Parallel replication across formats for
                                  scaling out mixed OLTP/OLAP workloads in
                                  main-memory databases  . . . . . . . . . 421--444

VLDB Journal: Very Large Data Bases
Volume 27, Number 4, August, 2018

  Farhana Murtaza Choudhury and   
         J. Shane Culpepper and   
                Zhifeng Bao and   
                   Timos Sellis   Finding the optimal location and
                                  keywords in obstructed and unobstructed
                                  space  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 445--470
                Jianye Yang and   
               Wenjie Zhang and   
                 Shiyu Yang and   
                 Ying Zhang and   
                 Xuemin Lin and   
                      Long Yuan   Efficient set containment join . . . . . 471--495
                 Shuang Hao and   
                   Nan Tang and   
                Guoliang Li and   
                    Jian Li and   
                   Jianhua Feng   Distilling relations using knowledge
                                  bases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 497--519
      Renata Borovica-Gajic and   
             Stratos Idreos and   
         Anastasia Ailamaki and   
            Marcin Zukowski and   
                Campbell Fraser   Smooth Scan: robust access path
                                  selection without cardinality estimation 521--545
               Kai Herrmann and   
               Hannes Voigt and   
       Torben Bach Pedersen and   
                Wolfgang Lehner   Multi-schema-version data management:
                                  data independence in the twenty-first
                                  century  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547--571
          Jaroslaw Szlichta and   
              Parke Godfrey and   
               Lukasz Golab and   
               Mehdi Kargar and   
              Divesh Srivastava   Effective and complete discovery of
                                  bidirectional order dependencies via
                                  set-based axioms . . . . . . . . . . . . 573--591