will start on Thursday, June 16, 2005 in the afternoon (after the
last SIGMOD session), and continue throughout the next day, Friday,
June 17, 2005.
The XIME-P workshop will take place in Baltimore, Maryland (the same
place as SIGMOD/PODS).
Authors are invited to submit original papers relevant to one or several
broad XIME-P topics: implementation, experience, or perspectives.
Papers should adhere to the
ACM formatting guidelines.
Please submit your papers at:
To lift the constraint of a strict format on the expression of
interesting, innovative viewpoints, we will consider two submission
paper submission, of up to 6 pages length. Outside this 6
page limit, an appendix may be included, which will not appear
in the final version.
This format is mainly meant for implementation or experience
paper submissions, from 2 to 12 pages; 2 to 6 pages will
appear in the final version.
This format is meant to accomodate industrial, position, or
vision (perspectives) papers.
Paper submission deadline: April 4, 2005, 11:59pm PST time
Notification to authors: May 6, 2005
Final paper version due: May 20, 2005
ACM or SIGMOD member
Professional (non member)
ACM or SIGMOD Student
Before May 10, 2004
May 10, 2004
Registration takes place through the
2005 registration site
Informal workshop proceedings will be published; authors will retain the
copyright on their published contributions. Furthermore, the workshop
proceedings will appear on the XIME CD and on Website
Invited Speaker: C. M. Sperberg-McQueen, World Wide Web Consortium /
MIT; Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory-- What does
XML have to do with Immanuel Kant? What is XML?
Where does it come from? Why should you care?
15:30 -15:50 Break
15:50 -16:00 Introduction-- Daniela Florescu, Hamid Pirahesh 16:00
-16:40 Session chair: Neoklis (Alkis) Polyzotis Adding Updates to XQuery:
Semantics, Optimization, and Static Analysis Michael Benedikt (Bell
Labs), Angela Bonifati (Icar CNR), Sergio Flesca (University of Calabria),
Avinash Vyas (Bell Labs)
Lopsided Little Languages: Experience with XQuery Bard Bloom (IBM)
16:40 -17:00 Posters-- session chair: Neoklis (Alkis) Polyzotis
Combining a Publish and Subscribe Collaboration Architecture with XQuery
Approaches M. Brian Blake (Georgetown University), David Fado (SAIC),
Trading Precision for Throughput in XPath Processing Engie BASHIR
(American University of Beirut), Jihad BOULOS (American University of
17:00 -17:10 Break
17:10 -18:00 Panel: Is it worth doing XQuery research today, and why?
Organizer: Ioana Manolescu (INRIA)
Stefano Ceri (Politecnico di Milano, Italy), Don Chamberlin (IBM
Almaden, USA), Alon Halevy (U. Washington, USA), Zachary Ives (U.
Pennsylvania, USA), Tamer Ozsu (U. Waterloo, Canada), Divesh Srivastava
18:00 - 19:00 Cocktail
8:30 - 9:30 XQuery Implementation-- session chair: Fatma Ozcan
Purely Relational FLWORs
Torsten Grust (Clausthal University of Technology)
Building a Scalable Native XML Database Engine on Infrastructure for a
Relational Database Guogen Zhang (IBM Silicon Valley Lab)
GalaTex: A Conformant Implementation of the XQuery Full-Text Language
Emiran Curtmola(UCSD), Sihem Amer-Yahia (AT&T Labs Research), Philip
Brown (AT&T), Mary Fernandez (ATT)
9:30 - 10:10 Poster-- session chair H. Kitagawa
Adaptive XML Storage or The Importance of Being Lazy Cristian Duda (ETH
Zurich), Donald Kossmann (ETH
XPath 2.0: It Can Sort!
Pavel Hlousek (Charles University)
NaXDB - Realizing Pipelined XQuery Processing in a Native XML Database
System Jens HŸndling (University of Potsdam), Jan Sievers (University of
Potsdam), Mathias Weske (University of Potsdam)
Deep Set Operators for XQuery
Bo Luo (School of Information Sciences and Technology), Dongwon Lee (The
Pennsylvania State University), Wang-Chien Lee (The Pennsylvania State
University), Peng Liu (The Pennsylvania State University)
10:10 - 10:40 Coffee break/demos
10:40 - 11:40 Invited speaker: Michael Kay, Saxonica: XQuery: how will
the users react? (Session chair: Mary F. Fernandez) 11:40 - 12:10 XQuery
and Information Retrieval-- Jayavel Shanmugasundaram, Cornell univ.
(Session chair: Don Chamberlin) 12:10 - 13:00 Lunch (buffet); demos--
session chair Mary Fernandez
13:00 - 14:00 XQuery implementation challenges
Organizer: Fatma Ozcan (IBM Almaden)
Participants: Kevin Beyer (IBM), Till Westmann (BEA), Muralidhar
Krishnaprasad (Oracle), Wolfgang Meier (eXist)?
14:00 - 14:40 session chair: Sihem Amer Yahia
XML Access Modules: Towards Physical Data Independence in XML Databases
Andrei Arion (INRIA), V eronique Benzaken (LRI), Ioana Manolescu (INRIA)
Updating the Pre/Post Plane in MonetDB/XQuery Peter Boncz (CWI
Amsterdam), Stefan Manegold (CWI), Jan Rittinger (University of Konstanz)
14:40 - 14:50: Break
14:50 - 15:20 SQL and XQuery-- Jim Melton, Oracle (session chair: Don
15:20 - 16:30 Panel: What is the future of XQuery?
Organizer : Donald Kossmann (ETH Zurich)
Participants: Mary Fernandez (ATT Research), Michael Rys (Microsoft),
Michael Carey (BEA), Jonathan Robie (DataDirect), Paul Pedersent (MarkLogic),
Hamid Pirahesh (IBM)
Contact Daniela Florescu and
Hamid Pirahesh for any question
or comment regarding the workshop.