12th DB Retreat, 2024

Date: 09.02.2024 - 11.02.2024
Place: Hotel Oberwirt, Feldthurns, Italy
General Chairs: Michael Böhlen (University of Zürich), Johann Gamper (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano), Nikolaus Augsten (University of Salzburg)
Local Chairs: Johann Gamper and Anton Dignös (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano)


Friday, 09.02.2024

12:30 Small lunch at Hotel Oberwirt
13:50 - 14:00 Welcome
14:00 - 15:30 Session 1
Session chair: Nikolaus Augsten
Thomas Hütter
Extracting Precise and Succinct JSON Schemas
Mateo Dujic
Compressing the Software Heritage Graph
Mohamed Sabri Hafidi
VCF to RDBMS: Storing Genetic Data in a Relational Database
16:00 - 17:30 Session 2
Session chair: Mateusz Pawlik
Ionel Eduard Stan
DataHarmonix: An integration of diverse data types and processing methods
Qing Chen
An experimental comparison of data structures for connectivity queries
Martin Schäler
Differential Privacy from a Data Management Perspective
19:00 Dinner at Hotel Oberwirt
20:00-22:00 Project Meetings

Saturday, 10.02.2024

09:00 - 10:30 Session 3
Session chair: Johann Gamper
Manuel Widmoser
Scalable Distributed Inverted List Indexes in Disaggregated Memory
Muhammad Saad
Beyond the Fastest Fourier Transform in the West
Adam Charane
A Shapelet Quality Measure to Improve Time Series Classification
11:00 - 12:00 Session 4
Session chair: Martin Schäler
Saifullah Burero
Multivariate Time Series Analysis with Contextual Data: Enhancing Decision Making in Diverse Domains
Sven Helmer
This Session is not Generated by AI
13:30 - 15:00 Session 5
Session chair: Qing Chen
Daniel Schmitt
A Two-Level Signature Scheme for Stable Set Similarity Joins
Anton Dignös
Cardinality Estimation for Overlap Joins
Xinyu Zhu
Computing Stochastic Gradient Descents in Column Stores
Hike and dinner at Klausnerhütte
18:00-22:00 Team Building and Networking Exercises at Klausnerhütte

Sunday, 11.02.2024

09:30 - 10:30 Session 6
Session chair: Manuel Widmoser
Bianca Löhnert
Ontology-Based Data Access for Property Graph Databases
Kassem Sabeh
Generative Approaches to Product Attribute Value Identification
11:00 - 12:00 Session 7
Session chair: Michael Böhlen
Ozan Kahramanogullari
DyHealthNet: Data Integration and Index Structures for Multi-Level Network Medicine
Mateusz Pawlik
Research data management: How much should I care?
12:00 Small lunch at Hotel Oberwirt before departure

Instructions for Speakers and Session Chairs

  • Research talks last up to 20 minutes. The session chair will moderate and make sure things stay on schedule.
  • Each talk concludes with two written down questions (one easy and one difficult) related to the goal of your talk. The questions shall be answered (and answerable!) by the audience.
  • After the two questions, there will be a few minutes for comments from the audience and replies from the presenter. The session chair modeartes this part.