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In and around Pune
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COMAD is organized by Division II and
Pune Chapter of Computer Society of India (CSI)
and Special Interest Group on Data (SIGDATA).
Program Schedule
Friday, March 11
08:00-09:00 Registration and Breakfast
09:00-09:15 Opening remarks
9:15-10:15 Keynote - Distributed Data Streams and the Power of Geometry
Minos Garofalakis, TU Crete
Premier papers
Left Bit Right: For SPARQL Join Queries with OPTIONAL Patterns (Left-outer-joins) (SIGMOD 2015)
Medha Atre
Enabling Generic Keyword Search over Raw XML Data (ICDE 2015)
Manoj K. Agarwal (Microsoft Bing), Krithi Ramamaritham (IIT Bombay)
11:15-11:45 Tea Break
Contributed Papers
Soft Monotonic Constraint Support Vector Regression
Sapan Shah, Sreedhar Reddy, Avadhut Sardeshmukh and Shuaib Ahmed
Supervised Learning in Matrix Completion Framework for Recommender System Design
Anupriya Gogna and Angshul Majumdar
Short Text Matching in Performance Management
Manoj Apte, Sachin Pawar, Sangameshwar Patil, Sriram Baskaran, Apoorv Shrivastava and Girish Palshikar
Top-K High Utility Episode Mining from a Complex Event Sequence
Sonam Rathore, Siddharth Dawar, Vikram Goyal and Dhaval Patel
13:30-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-16:00 Tutorial: How to Stop Under-Utilization and Love Multicores
Danica Porobic, EPFL
16:00-16:20 Tea Break
Premier Papers
CODD: A Dataless Approach to Big Data Testing (VLDB 2015)
Ashoke S., Jayant R. Haritsa
Data Generation for Testing and Grading SQL Queries
Bikash Chandra, Bhupesh Chawda, Biplab Kar, K. V. Maheshwara Reddy, Shetal Shah, S. Sudarshan (VLDB Journal, Vol. 24, No. 6, pp 731-755, Dec 2015)
Saturday, March 12
08:00-09:00 Registration and Breakfast
9:00-10:00 Keynote - Sequences, Choices, and their Dynamics
Ravi Kumar, Google
10:00-10:30 Tea Break
Premier papers + Contributed Papers
Geo-social Clustering of Places from Check-in Data (ICDM 2015)
Shivam Srivastava (IIT Madras), Shiladitya Pande (IIT Madras), Sayan Ranu (IIT Madras)
DiSCern: A Diversified Citation Recommendation System for Scientific Queries (ICDE 2015)
Tanmoy Chakraborty (Indian Institute of Technology), Natwar Modani (IBM Research), Ramasuri Narayanam (IBM Research), Seema Nagar (IBM Research)
An Architecture-Oriented Data Warehouse Testing Approach
Neveen Elgamal, Ali El Bastawissy and Galal Galal-Edeen
SkyCover: Finding Range-Constrained Approximate Skylines with Bounded Quality Guarantees
Shubhendu Aggarwal, Shubhadip Mitra and Arnab Bhattacharya
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:00 Tutorial: Towards Querying Uncertain Graphs
Arijit Khan, NTU
15:00-15:30 Data Challenge Session
15:30-16:00 Tea Break
Poster Presentation/Demonstrations
UCliDSS : An Unsupervised Clinical Decision Support System for Text
Tahir Dar, Sumant Kulkarni, Srinath Srinivasa
and Ullas Nambiar
 Towards a General Framework for DataDriven City Comparison and Ranking
Vishalaksh Aggarwal, Biplav Srivastava and Srikanth Tamilselvam
In parallel - Sponsored Talks/Industry Session
Reinventing the Technology Stack at Oracle Labs
Nipun Agarwal, Oracle
Entity Mining at Microsoft Bing
Manish Gupta, Microsoft
Introduction to Knowledge Graph Stores with Applications
Sameep Mehta, IBM Research
Big Data @ Flipkart: Driving Intelligence at Scale
Gaurav Bhalotia , Flipkart
 Mukund Deshpande, Persistent Systems Ltd.
Sunday, March 13 [Shared day with CoDS]
08:00-09:15 Registration and Breakfast
9:15-9:30 CoDS Opening Remarks
9:30-10:30 Keynote - Being Smart: The Role of Timely Analytics
Krithi Ramamritham
Awards Paper Session
BaSE(Byte addressable Storage Engine) Transaction Manager
Sathyanarayanan Manamohan, Krishnaprasad Shastry, Shine Mathew, Ravi Sarveswara, Kirk Bresniker and Goetz Graefe
Best Paper from CoDS
11:30-12:00 Tea Break
Premier Talks
COMMIT : A Scalable Approach to Mining Communication Motifs from Dynamic Networks (SIGMOD 2015)
Saket Gurukar (IIT Madras), Sayan Ranu (IIT Madras), Balaraman Ravindran (IIT Madras)
Premier Paper from CoDS
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:00 Keynote - Recommendations in the context of a Social Network
Deepak Agarwal
Tutorials: TBD
Eduard Hovy, CMU
Tools, Techniques and Case Studies for Text Analytics for Real World Problems
Sameeep Mehta, IBM IRL and Dhaval Patel, IIT Roorkee
16:00-16:15 Tea Break
16:15-17:15 Tutorials (Contd.)
18:00-19:30 Networking
19:30-21:00 Banquet
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