COP5725 Advanced Database Systems (Spring 2018)

Instructor: Peixiang Zhao

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Group Information


There is a semester-long course project that is meant to be a substantial independent research or engineering effort related to the real-world data management issues. The students can choose either of the following two options for their course project:

Students can form teams of (at most) two people or work individually. Students are welcome to discuss their problems, ideas, and potential solutions with the TA, the instructor, and even other faculty members throughout the semester.


Research Ideas

The following is a list of possible research ideas or directions; you are not required to choose from this list. You can also use the ideas below as inspiration for your own variants of similar problems. When you look for related work, the main database conferences are: SIGMOD/PODS, VLDB, ICDE, and CIDR. The main database journals are TODS, VLDBJ, TKDE, and SIGMOD Record. The main data mining conferences are ACM KDD, IEEE ICDM and SIAM SDM. The main information retrieval conferences are ACM SIGIR, WWW and ACM CIKM.

Useful websites for scientific publications: DBLP; CiteSeerX; Google Scholar; Microsoft Academic Search; ACM Digital Library; IEEE Xplore.