Sunday  July 15, 2007


Reception at Boston University Dorms (10 Buick Street - 18th Floor)




Monday  July 16, 2007





Keynote Talk: Vassilis Tsotras, UC Riverside

Recent Advances on Querying and Managing Trajectories (PPT)


Continuous Monitoring

Distributed, Concurrent Range Monitoring of Spatial-Network Constrained Mobile Objects   

Hua Lu, Zhiyong Huang, Christian Jensen, Linhao Xu


Continuous Evaluation of Fastest Path Queries on Road Networks         

Chia-Chen Lee, Yi-Hung Wu, Arbee L.P. Chen


Continuous Medoid Queries over Moving Objects

Stavros Papadopoulos, Dimitris Sacharidis, Kyriakos Mouratidis





Indexing and Query Processing

Efficient Index Support for View-Dependent Queries on CFD Data         

Christoph Brochhaus, Thomas Seidl


Generalizing the Optimality of Multi-step k-nearest Neighbor Query Processing           

Hans-Peter Kriegel, Peer Kröger, Peter Kunath, Matthias Renz


S-GRID: A Versatile Approach to Efficient Query Processing in Spatial Networks       

Xuegang Huang, Christian Jensen, Hua Lu, Simonas Saltenis


Mining, Aggregation and Interpolation

Efficiently Mining Regional Outliers in Spatial Data         

Richard Frank, Wen Jin, Martin Ester


A Two Round Reporting Approach to Energy Efficient Interpolation of Sensor Fields   

Brian Harrington, Yan Huang


Online Amnesic Summarization of Streaming Locations    

Michalis Potamias, Kostas Patroumpas, Timos Sellis


Oracle Conference Dinner at Boston Aquarium




Tuesday  July 17, 2007


Keynote Talk: Jayant Sharma and John Herring

Oracle Spatial

The Tao of Ubiquitous Geographic Information (PPT, DOC)


Semantics and Modeling

Spatial Partition Graphs: A Graph Theoretic Model of Maps

Mark McKenney, Markus Schneider


Geographic Ontology Matching with iG-Match        

Guillermo Hess, Cirano Iochpe, Silvana Castano


Local Topological Relationships for Complex Regions      

Mark McKenney, Alejandro Pauly, Reasey Praing, Markus Schneider






MOBIHIDE: A Mobile Peer-to-Peer System for Anonymous Location-Based Queries       

Gabriel Ghinita, Panos Kalnis, Spiros Skiadopoulos


Blind Evaluation of Nearest Neighbor Queries Using Space Transformation to Preserve Location Privacy        

Ali Khoshgozaran, Cyrus Shahabi


Enabling Private Continuous Queries For Revealed User Locations           

Chi-Yin Chow, Mohamed Mokbel


Uncertainty and Approximation

Computing a k-Route over Uncertain Geographical Data

Eliyahu Safra, Yaron Kanza, Nir Dolev, Yehoshua Sagiv, Yerach Doytsher


Querying Objects Modeled by Arbitrary Probability Distributions

Christian Boehm, Peter Kunath, Alexey Pryakhin, Matthias Schubert


Invisible Graffiti on your Buildings: Blind & Squaring-proof Watermarking of Geographical Databases 

Julien LAFAYE, Jean Béguec, David Gross-Amblard, Anne Ruas



Wednesday  July 18, 2007


Streaming Data

Transformation of Continuous Aggregation Join Queries over Data Streams     

Tri Tran, Byung Suk Lee


Continuous Constraint Query Evaluation For Spatiotemporal Streams    

Marios Hadjieleftheriou, Nikos Mamoulis, Yufei Tao


Distributed Systems

Collaborative Spatial Data Sharing Among Mobile Lightweight Devices

Zhiyong Huang, Christian Jensen, Hua Lu, Beng Chin Ooi


A Study for the Parameters of a Distributed Framework that Handles Spatial Areas           

Verena Kantere, Timos Sellis


Continuous Monitoring of Exclusive Closest Pairs

Leong Hou U, Nikos Mamoulis, Man Lung YIU





Spatial Networks

Compression of Digital Road Networks      

Jonghyun Suh, Sungwon Jung, Martin Pfeifle, Khoa Vo, Marcus Oswald, Gerhard Reinelt


Traffic Density-based Discovery of Hot Routes in Road Networks         

Xiaolei Li, Jiawei Han, Jae-Gil Lee, Hector Gonzalez


Spatio-temporal Network Databases and Routing Algorithms: A Summary of Results          

Betsy George, Sangho Kim, Shashi Shekhar


Tutorial : Siva Ravada Oracle

Oracle Spatial and Mapviewer