Recent Papers of Walid G. Aref and Collaborators:

 

2016

M.S. Hassan, A.M. Aly, W.G. Aref, Graph Indexing for Shortest-Path Finding over Dynamic Sub-Graphs, ACM SIGMOD 2016 (Full Paper).

 

A.M. Aly, M.S. Hassan, A.R. Mahmood, W.G. Aref, H. Elmeleegy, M. Ouzzani, AQWA: Adaptive Query-Workload-Aware Partitioning of Big Spatial Data, VLDB 2016 (Full Paper).

 

M. Tang, R.Y. Tahboub, W.G. Aref, M.J. Atallah, Q.M. Malluhi, M. Ouzzani, Y.N. Silva: Similarity Group-by Operators for Multi-Dimensional Relational Data. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 28(2): 510-523 (2016).

 

Shashi Shekhar, Steven K. Feiner, Walid G. Aref: Spatial computing. Communications of the ACM 59(1): 72-81 (2016).

 

A.S. Abdelhamid, M. Tang, A.M. Aly, A.R. Mahmood, T. Qadah, W.G. Aref, S.Basalamah. Cruncher: Distributed In-Memory Processing for Location-Based Services. IEEE ICDE 2016, Demo paper.

 

El Kindi Rezig, Eduard C. Dragut, Mourad Ouzzani, Ahmed K. Elmagarmid, Walid G. Aref. ORLF: A Flexible Framework for Online Record Linkage and Fusion. IEEE ICDE 2016, Demo paper.

 

2015

 

Shashi Shekhar, Steven Feiner, Walid G. Aref: From GPS and virtual globes to spatial computing - 2020. GeoInformatica 19(4): 799-832 (2015).

 

K. Mershad, Q.M. Malluhi, M. Ouzzani, M. Tang, W.G. Aref, Approving Updates in Collaborative Databases. International Conference on Cloud Engineering, Arizona 2015.

 

A.M. Aly, W.G. Aref, M. Ouzzani, Cost Estimation of Spatial k-Nearest-Neighbor Operators, EDBT 2015.

 

2014

(Need to populate all of 2014 papers here.)

A.M. Aly, W.G. Aref, M. Ouzzani, H.M. Mahmoud: JISC: Adaptive Stream Processing Using Just-In-Time State Completion. EDBT 2014: 73-84.

 

A.R. Mahmood, A.M. Aly, W.G. Aref, S.M. Basalamah. Indexing Recent Trajectories of Moving Objects. ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS, 2014.

 

W.J. Al Marri, Q.M. Malluhi, M. Ouzzani, M. Tang, W.G. Aref: The Similarity-Aware Relational Intersect Database Operator. SISAP 2014: 164-175. (Selected among the best papers and invited for special issue journal publication).

 

M.Y. Eltabakh, W.G. Aref, A.K. Elmagarmid, M. Ouzzani: HandsOn DB: Managing Data Dependencies Involving Human Actions. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 26(9): 2193-2206 (2014).

 

 

 

2013

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A.R. Mahmood, W.G. Aref, S.M. Basalamah, E. Dragut. The Palm-tree Index: Indexing with the crowd. The VLDB DBCrowd Workshop, 2013.

 

A. Madkour, W.G. Aref, S.M. Basalamah. Knowledge Cubes - A Proposal for Scalable and Semantically-Guided Management of Big Data. IEEE BigData Conference, 2013.

 

 

2012

(Need to populate all of 2012 papers here.)

 

A.M. Aly, W.G. Aref, M. Ouzzani, "Spatial Queries with Two kNN Predicates", (VLDB 2012). Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment, International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, p. 1100-1111, vol. 5, Istanbul, Turkey, (2012).

 

A.M. Aly, A. Sallam, B.M. Gnanasekaran, L.-V. Nguyen-Dinh, W.G. Aref, M. Ouzzani, and A. Ghafoor, "M3: Stream Processing on Main-Memory MapReduce", Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Washington DC, (2012).

 

A. Almutairi, M.I. Sarfraz, S. Basalamah, W.G. Aref, A. Ghafoor, "A Distributed Access Control Architecture for Cloud Computing", IEEE Software, p. 36-44, vol. 29(2), (2012).

 

 

2011

(Need to populate the 2011 papers here.)

M.F. Mokbel, W.G. Aref: Irregularity in high-dimensional space-filling curves. Distributed and Parallel Databases 29(3): 217-238 (2011).

 

2010

(Need to populate the 2010 papers here.)

Long-Van Nguyen-Dinh, Walid G. Aref, Mohamed F. Mokbel, Spatio-Temporal Access Methods: Part 2 (2003 - 2010)”. IEEE Data Eng. Bull. 33(2): 46-55 (2010).

This short survey is Part 2 of our previous work  (Part 1). In Part 2, we give an overview and classification of spatio-temporal access methods that are published between the years 2003 and 2010.

 

2009

(Need to populate the 2009 papers here.)

2008

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2007

Susanne Hambrusch, Chuan-Ming Liu, Walid G. Aref, and Sunil Prabhakar, “Efficient query execution on broadcasted index tree structures”, Data & Knowledge Engineering, Volume 60, Issue 3, Pages 511-529, March 2007.

Moustafa A. Hammad, Walid G. Aref, and Ahmed K. Elmagarmid. "Query Processing of Multi-way Stream Window Join”. The International Journal on Very Large Data Bases (VLDBJ), published online (2006), in press (2007).

M.Y. Eltabakh, M. Ouzzani, and W.G. Aref. “bdbms -- A Database Management System for Biological Data”. 3rd Biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR) January 7-10, 2007, Asilomar, California, USA.

Mohamed F. Mokbel, Chi-Yin Chow and Walid G. Aref. "The New Casper: A Privacy-Aware Location-Based Database Server". In Proceedings of the International Conference of Data Engineering (ICDE), Demo Paper, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2007.

Thanaa M. Ghanem, Moustafa A. Hammad, Mohamed F. Mokbel, Walid G. Aref, and Ahmed K. Elmagarmid. "Incremental Evaluation of Sliding-window Queries over Data Streams". IEEE Transaction of Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 19(1): 57-72, 2007.

Walid G. Aref. “PhenomenaBases: Querying and Processing Sensor-network Data at the Phenomenon Level (2-Page Position Paper)

”. NSF Workshop on Data Management for Mobile Sensor Networks (MobiSensors), Pittsburgh, January 2007 (Joint Research with M.H. Ali).

 

2006

Hicham G. Elmongui, Mourad Ouzzani, and Walid G. Aref, "Challenges in Spatio-temporal Stream Query Optimization", in Proceedings of the Fifth International ACM Workshop on Data Engineering for Wireless and Mobile Access (MobiDE'06), in conjunction with SIGMOD/PODS, Chicago, IL, USA, pp. 27-34, Jun., 2006.

 

M. Y. Eltabakh, Ramy Eltarras, Walid G. Aref, "Space-partitioning Trees in PostgreSQL: Realization and Performance", pp. 100-111, ICDE 2006.

Thanaa M. Ghanem, Per-Åke Larson, Walid G. Aref, and Ahmed K. Elmagarmid, “SyncSQL: A Language to Express Views over Data Streams”  Purdue University, Department of Computer Science Technical Report CSD TR#06-016, July 2006.

Thanaa M. Ghanem, Walid G. Aref and Ahmed K. Elmagarmid, “Exploiting Predicate-window Semantics over Data Streams”, SIGMOD Record, 35(1): 3-8, March 2006.

Ihab F. Ilyas, Walid G. Aref, Ahmed K. Elmagarmid, Hicham G. Elmongui, Rahul Shah and Jeffrey Scott Vitter, "Adaptive Rank-aware Query Optimization in Relational Databases", ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS), Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 1257 – 1304, December 2006.

Mohamed F. Mokbel, Chi-Yin Chow, Walid G. Aref. "The New Casper: Query Processing for Location Services without Compromising Privacy". In Proceedings of the International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, VLDB 2006, Seoul, Korea, Sep., 2006.

Xiaopeng Xiong, Mohamed F. Mokbel, and Walid G. Aref. "LUGrid: Update-tolerant Grid-based Indexing for Moving Objects". In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference of Mobile Data Management (MDM), Nara, Tokyo, May 2006.

Xiaopeng Xiong and Walid G. Aref. "R-trees with Update Memos". In Proceedings of the International Conference of Data Engineering (ICDE), Atlanta, April 2006.

 

Xiaopeng Xiong, Hicham G. Elmongui, Xiaoyong Chai, and Walid G. Aref. "PLACE*: A Distributed Spatio-temporal Data Stream Management System for Moving Objects". Purdue University Department of Computer Sciences Technical Report, CSD TR06-020, Nov 2006.

 

M. H. Ali, W. G. Aref, and I. Kamel. Scalability management in PhenomenaBases. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM), Vienna, Austria, July 2006.

 

M. Eltabakh, W. G. Aref, M. Ouzzani, M. H. Ali. Discovering Consensus Patterns in Biological Databases. In Proceedings of the VLDB workshop on Data Mining in Bioinformatics (VDMB), Seoul, Korea, Sept. 2006.

 

Mohamed F. Mokbel and, Walid G. Aref, "Location-aware Query Processing". In International Conference on Extending Database Technology (Tutorial), EDBT 2006, Munich, Germany.

 

2005

Mourad Ouzzani, Walid G. Aref, Elisa Bertino, Ann Christine Catlin, Christopher W. Clifton, Wing-Kai Hon, Ahmed K. Elmagarmid, Arif Ghafoor, Susanne E. Hambrusch, Sunil Prabhakar, Jeffrey S. Vitter, Xiang Zhang.  "The Indiana Center for Database Systems at Purdue University".  The SIGMOD Record Volume 34    Number 2, pp. 53--58, June 2005.

 

Mohamed F. Mokbel, Xiaopeng Xiong, Moustafa Hammad, and Walid G. Aref. "Continuous Query Processing of Spatio-temporal Data Streams in PLACE". The GeoInformatica Journal (2005).

 

Mohamed F. Mokbel and Walid G. Aref "PLACE: A Scalable Location-aware Database Server for Spatio-temporal Data Streams", IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin, 28(3), pp. 3-10, Sep., 2005.

 

M. H. Ali, Walid G. Aref, Raja Bose, Ahmed Elmagarmid, Abdelsalam Helal, Ibrahim Kamel, Mohamed F. Mokbel. “NILE-PDT: A Phenomenon Detection and Tracking Framework for Data Stream Management Systems”, In Proceedings of the International Conference on Very Large Data Bases  (VLDB), Trondheim, Norway, 2005.

 

Mohamed F. Mokbel, and Walid G. Aref. “GPAC: Generic and Progressive Processing of Mobile Queries over Mobile Data”. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM), Ayia Napa, Cyprus, May 2005.

 

Hicham G. Elmongui, Mohamed F. Mokbel, and Walid G. Aref, "Spatio-Temporal Histograms", In Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD), Angra dos Reis, Brazil, August 2005.

 

Xiaopeng Xiong, Mohamed F. Mokbel, and Walid G. Aref. "SEA-CNN: Scalable Processing of Continuous K-Nearest Neighbor Queries in Spatio-temporal Databases". In Proceedings of the International Conference of Data Engineering (ICDE), Tokyo, Japan, April 2005.

 

M. H. Ali, W. G. Aref, and C. Nita-Rotaru. SPASS: Scalable and energy-efficient data acquisition in sensor databases. In Proceedings of the International ACM Workshop on Data Engineering for Wireless and Mobile Access (MobiDE), in conjunction with SIGMOD/PODS, June 2005.

 

M. H. Ali, M. F. Mokbel, W. G. Aref, and I. Kamel. Detection and tracking of discrete phenomena in sensor-network databases. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM), June 2005.

 

M. H. Ali, W. G. Aref, and M. Eltabakh. Scalability via summaries: Stream query processing using promising tuples. Technical Report CSD-05-005, Department of Computer Science, Purdue University, March 2005.

 

X. Xiong and W. G. Aref. R-trees with Update Memos. Purdue University Department of Computer Sciences Technical Report, No. CSD TR#05-020, 2005.

 

 

2004

X. Xiong, M.F. Mokbel, W.G. Aref, S.E. Hambrusch, S. Prabhakar. Scalable Spatio-temporal Continuous Query Processing for Location-aware Services. The 16th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Databases, Santorini Island, Greece, June 2004.

 

Thanaa M. Ghanem and Walid G. Aref. “Databases Deepen the Web”. IEEE Computer, January 2004.

 

M. A. Hammad, M. F. Mokbel, M. H. Ali, W. G. Aref, A. C. Catlin, A. K. Elmagarmid, M. Eltabakh, M. G. Elfeky, T. Ghanem, R. Gwadera, I. F. Ilyas, M. Marzouk, and X. Xiong. Nile: A query processing engine for data streams. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), page 851, April 2004.

 

Mohamed F. Mokbel, Xiaopeng Xiong, Walid G. Aref: SINA: Scalable Incremental Processing of Continuous Queries in Spatio-temporal Databases. SIGMOD Conference 2004.

 

Ihab Ilyas, Rahul Shah, Walid G. Aref, Jeffrey Scott Vitter, Ahmed K. Elmagarmid: Rank-aware Query Optimization. SIGMOD Conference 2004.

 

M.G. Elfeky, W.G. Aref, and A.K. Elmagarmid. Using Convolution to Mine Obscure Periodic Patterns in One Pass. In Procs. of the 9th International Conference on Extending Database Technology, Heraklion - Crete, Greece, March 2004.

 

M. Hammad, W. Aref, M. Franklin, M. Mokbel, A.K. Elmagarmid. Efficient Execution of Sliding Window Queries over Data Streams. Purdue University Department of Computer Sciences Technical Report Number CSD TR 03-035, December 2003.

 

T. M. Ghanem, R. Shah, M. F. Mokbel, W. G. Aref, J. S. Vitter. Bulk Operations for Space-Partitioning Trees. In Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Data Engineering, 2004.

M. F. Mokbel, M. Lu, W. G. Aref. Hash-Merge Join: A Non-blocking Join Algorithm for Producing Fast and Early Join Results. In Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Data Engineering, 2004.

 

M. F. Mokbel, W. G. Aref, K. El-Bassyouni, I. Kamel. Scalable Multimedia Disk Scheduling. In Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Data Engineering, 2004.

 

Mohamed F. Mokbel, Xiaopeng Xiong, Walid G. Aref, Susanne E. Hambrusch, Sunil Prabhakar, Moustafa A. Hammad. "PLACE: A Query Processor for Handling Real-time Spatio-temporal Data Streams". In Proc. of the Intl. Conference on Very Large Data Bases, VLDB 2004, Toronto, Canada, pp. 1377-1380, Aug., 2004.

 

Mohamed F. Mokbel, Xiaopeng Xiong, Moustafa A. Hammad, and Walid G. Aref. "Continuous Query Processing of Spatio-temporal Data Streams in PLACE". In Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Spatio-temporal Databases Management, STDBM 2004, co-located with VLDB 2004, Toronto, Canada, pp. 57-64, Aug., 2004.

 


2003

M. F. Mokbel, T. M. Ghanem, and W. G. Aref , "Spatio-temporal Access Methods", IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin, 26(2), 40-49, Jun., 2003.

 

M. A. Hammad, M. J. Franklin, W. G. Aref, A. K. Elmagarmid: Scheduling for shared window joins over data streams. VLDB 2003.

 

I. F. Ilyas, W. G. Aref, A. K. Elmagarmid: Supporting Top-k Join Queries in Relational Databases. VLDB 2003.

 

X.Q. Zhu, J. Fan, W. Aref, A.C. Catlin, A. Elmagarmid, "Medical Video Mining for Efficient Database Indexing, Management and Access", ICDE'03 Proceedings of the 19th Internationl Conference on Data Engineering. March 5-8, 2003. Bangalore, India.

 

M. F. Mokbel and W. G. Aref,  "On Query Processing and Optimality Using Spectral Locality-Preserving Mappings",  8th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases, July 2003, Santorini Island, Greece.

 

M. A. Hammad, W. G. Aref and A. K. Elmagarmid, "Stream Window Join: Tracking Moving Objects in Sensor-Network Databases", Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management, SSDBM 2003.

 

Mohamed F. Mokbel, Walid G. Aref, and Ibrahim Kamel "Analysis of Multi-dimensional Space-Filling Curves", GeoInformatica, 7(3), pp. 179-209, Sep., 2003.

 

Mohamed F. Mokbel, Walid G. Aref, and Ananth Grama. "Spectral LPM: An Optimal Locality-Preserving Mapping using the Spectral (not Fractal) Order". In Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Engineering, ICDE 2003, Bangalore, India, pp. 699-701, Mar., 2003.

 

Mohamed F. Mokbel, Walid G. Aref, Susanne Hambrusch, and Sunil Prabhakar. "Towards Scalable Location-aware Services: Requirements and Research Issues" In Proc. of the Intl. Symp. on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, ACM GIS 2003, New Orleans, LA, pp.110-117, Nov., 2003.

 

Mohamed F. Mokbel, Walid G. Aref, and Ibrahim Kamel. "Performance of Multi-Dimensional Space-Filling Curves". In Proceedings of the International Symp. on Advances in Geographic Information Sys., ACM GIS 2002, McLean, VA, pp. 149-154, Nov., 2003.

 

Walid G. Aref, Ann Christine Catlin, Ahmed K. Elmagarmid, Moustafa Hammad, Ihab Ilyas, Mirette Marzouk and Thanaa M. Ghanem. “Video Query Processing in the VDBMS Testbed for Video Database Research”. In Proceedings of the 1st ACM International Workshop on Multimedia Databases, ACM - MMDB 2003. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. November, 2003.

 

 

 

2002

 

Walid G. Aref, Khaled El-Bassyouni, Ibrahim Kamel, and Mohamed F. Mokbel. "Scalable QoS-Aware Disk Scheduling", In Proceedings of the International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium, IDEAS 2002, Alberta, Canada, pp. 256-265, Jul., 2002.

 

2001

Mohamed F. Mokbel and Walid G. Aref. "Irregularity in Multi-Dimensional Space-Filling Curves with Applications in Multimedia Databases", In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2001, Atlanta, GA, pp. 512-519, Nov., 2001. Categories: [spatial database, scheduling, space-filling curves]

 

1990

W. G. Aref, H. Samet. "An approach to information management in geographical applications”, In Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling, vol. 2, pp. 589-598, Zurich, Switzerland, July 1990. Categories: [spatial database]