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September 2018

Research positions (both PhD and postdoctoral) available in our research group! Please contact Professor Dan Olteanu (dan.olteanu@cs.ox.ac.uk) for details.


Research Projects ( 26-minute video overview)

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Principles of Factorised Databases

Principled approach to avoiding redundancy in the representation and computation of query results in relational databases. Worst-case optimal computation of compressed, factorised representations for join query results.

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In-Database Analytics

Scalable techniques for machine learning over databases that exploit the relational structure, push the learning task inside the database query engine, and factorise its computation.

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Incremental Maintenance for Analytics

Unified framework for maintaining a wide range of analytics over databases that leverages factorization for underlying queries, output data representation, and bulk updates.

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Open lecture: From Joins to Aggregates and Optimization Problems

University of Warsaw, Warsaw, November 2018

The course introduces recent development on solving a host of computational problems in the database. The unifying theme underlying this development is the use of the structure of the problem to avoid redundancy in data representation and computation.

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People


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Karen Barnes

Karen is the official project administrator.

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Ahmet Kara

Ahmet earned his PhD from the University of Dortmund in the area of Logics and Automata on data words and data trees and their applications in formal system verification. He contributes to the principles of factorized computation and its incremental maintenance.

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Antonia Kormpa

Antonia earned her MSc in Computer Science and BSc in Computer Engineering and Informatics from University of Patras, Greece. She is a first year PhD student.

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Milos Nikolic

Milos earned his PhD from EPFL in database systems and in particular efficient incremental maintenance. He has been a departmental lecturer in Computer Science at Oxford from Sept 2016 to Aug 2018 before joining the University of Edinburgh as a tenure-track lecturer in Databases.

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Dan Olteanu

Dan earned his PhD from the University of Munich. He is a professor of Computer Science at Oxford and has been the head of the FDB project since its inception in 2010.

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Fabian Peternek

Fabian earned his PhD from the University of Edinburgh in 2018 in the area of grammar-based compression of graphs. After completion he joined the FDB project as a postdoc in March 2018.

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Maximilian Schleich

Max earned his MSc in Computer Science from Oxford. He is currently a fourth year PhD student and contributes to in-database analytics.

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Yu Tang

Yu earned his MPhil in Computer Science from The University of Hong Kong. He is a fourth year PhD student and contributes to principles of factorized data representation.

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Haozhe Zhang

Haozhe earned his MSc in Computer Science from Oxford. He is currently a second year PhD student and contributes to incremental maintenance of analytical workloads.

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Djordje Zivanovic

Djordje Zivanovic earned his MSc in Electrical engineering and Computer Science and BSc in Electrical engineering from University of Belgrade, Serbia. He is a first year PhD student and contributes to In-Database Linear Algebra.

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