VLDB'97 Industry/Commercial Track -- Accepted Papers


System Experiences

Integrating SQL databases with content-specific search engines
S. DESSLOCH, N.M. MATTOS

Facilitating Multimedia Database Exploration through Visual Interfaces 
and Perpetual Query Reformulations
W-S. LI, S. CANDAN, K. HIRATA, Y. HARA

Geo/Environmental and Medical Data Management in the RasDaMan System
P. BAUMANN, P. FURTADO, R. RITSCH, N. WIDMANN


Application Challenges

GTE SuperPages: Using IR Techniques for Searching Complex Objects
S. WHITEHEAD, H. SINHA, M. MURPHY

Data Manager for Evolvable Real-time Command and Control Systems
R. GINIS, E. HUGHES, P. KRUPP, J. MAURER, B. THURAISINGHAM

Mining Insurance Data at Swiss Life
J-U. KIETZ, U. REIMER, M. STAUDT


Research Visions

The Network as a Global Database: Challenges of Interoperability, 
Proactivity, Interactiveness, Legacy
P. LOCKEMANN, U. KOELSCH, A. KOSCHEL, R. KRAMER, R. NIK

Distributed Processing over Stand-alone Systems and Applications
G. ALONSO, C. HAGEN, H-J. SCHEK, M. TRESCH

Critical Database Technologies for High Energy Physics
D.M. MALON, E.N. MAY


Industry Solutions

Caprera: An Activity Framework for Transaction Processing on Wide-Area Networks
S. KUMAR, E-K. KWANG, D. AGRAWAL

The Oracle Universal Server Buffer
W. BRIDGE, A. JOSHI, M. KEIHL, T. LAHIRI, J. LOAIZA, N. MACNAUGHTON

Efficient Testing of High Performance Transaction Processing Systems
D. WILDFOGEL, R. YERNENI

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