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2nd Call for Papers: XSym '04 @ VLDB 2004

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Call for Papers
Second International XML Database Symposium (XSym 2004)
29-30 August 2004, Toronto, Canada (before VLDB)
Important Dates

19 May 2004 - Paper Submission Deadline
30 June 2004 - Notification of Acceptance
13 July 2004 - Camera Ready Copy
29-30 August 2004 - Symposium

The XML database symposium builds upon the success of the first symposium
in conjunction with VLDB 2003, Berlin, and several previous XML, Web and
Database-related workshops held at CAiSE 2002, EDBT 2002 and VLDB 2002.
Topics of Interest

In order to foster a lively exchange of perspectives on the conference
topics, the program committee encourages contributions from both
researchers and practitioners. Topics of interest include, but are not
limited to:

Design and Integration:
Methodology and tools for designing DTDs and XML schemas
Large scale XML data integration
Information integration techniques and aggregators
Interchange and integration of XML data
Generation of XML data from legacy applications
Database support for Web-applications
Data modeling concepts for data in the Web
Management of meta-data in the internet
Web mining
Web interfaces for database systems
P2P database systems

Applications of XML:
XML-based data models for product description (XML, XML schema, XML
Business ontologies
XML and e-commerce
XML and business (XML/EDI)
Web-based models for business knowledge representation (RDF, semantic
Security and privacy with XML

Models and Languages:
XML query languages
XML-related languages like XSL, XQL, XPointer
Convergence of XML and Database technology (queries, views, updates,
data warehouses, etc.)
Convergence of XML and Decision support (visualization, expert systems
and business rules, etc.)

XML Technology:
Storage of XML data
Compression of XML data
Indexing and retrieval of XML data
Query processing over XML data
Benchmarks and performance using XML/Web-databases
XML server technology
XML-based middleware
XML grammars and streams
XML as an integral part of larger software systems
Paper Submission

Symposium submissions must generally be in electronic form using Portable
Document Format (.pdf), PostScript (.ps) or WinWord (.doc). Papers should
not be more than 15 pages in length. Papers should be formatted according
to the Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS)
guidelines. LNCS formatting guidelines and templates can be found at All submitted papers will
be judged on their quality and relevance. At least one author of each
accepted paper must attend the symposium to present their work.

Paper submission site is at

The symposium proceedings will be published in the Springer-Verlag Lecture
Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

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