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[ July 14, 2008 9:00 am to July 18, 2008 6:00 pm. ] The course on Context-Aware Databases will be held in Belgium, at the university of Anversa in July.

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A course for PhD Students at the Bertinoro international Spring School on Context-Aware Databases, by Letizia Tanca.

Summary:
Many interpretations of the notion of context have emerged in various fields of research like psychology, philosophy, or computer science. Context-aware systems are pervading everyday life, therefore context modeling is becoming a relevant issue and an expanding research field. [...]

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Paper: “And what can Context do for data?”

The paper “And what can Context do for data”, authored by Cristiana Bolchini, Carlo A. Curino, Giorgio Orsi, Elisa Quintarelli, Rosalba Rossato, Fabio A. Schreiber and Letizia Tanca has been accepted for publication on the Communications of the ACM.

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The paper “Relational data tailoring through view composition”, authored by Cristiana Bolchini, Elisa Quintarelli and Rosalba Rossato has been accepted at the 26th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2007) that will be held in Auckland, New Zealand, 5-9 November 2007.

This paper presents a methodology to derive views over a relational database by applying [...]

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The paper “Using context for the extraction of relational views”, authored by Cristiana Bolchini, Elisa Quintarelli, Rosalba Rossato and Letizia Tanca has been accepted at the 6th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT 2007) that will be held at Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark, 20-24 August 2007.

The paper presents an approach for [...]

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The paper “Context-Based Data Tailoring for Mobile Users” by Letizia Tanca has been presented, as an invited talk, to GI-Fachtagung für Datenbanksysteme in Business, Technologie und Web – BTW 2007.

Independent, heterogeneous, distributed, sometimes transient and mobile data sources produce an enormous amount of information that should be semantically integrated and filtered, or, as we say, [...]

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The paper “Context integration for mobile data tailoring” by C. Bolchini, C. Curino, F. A. Schreiber, L. Tanca will be presented at the Int. Conf. on Mobile Data Management, Nara, J, May, 2006.

Independent, heterogeneous, distributed, sometimes transient and mobile data sources produce an enormous amount of information that should be semantically integrated and filtered, or, [...]

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Book chapter: “Data Management”

The paper “Data Management” by C. Bolchini, F. A. Schreiber and L. Tanca will appear in the book “Mobile Information Systems – Infrastructure and Design for Adaptivity and Flexibility”, edited by B. Pernici, published by Springer, 2006.

The book includes other papers on the result of the MAIS project.
A multichannel mobile environment offers very interesting challenges [...]

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