Of special interest are the challenges of data integration, where data coming from many autonomous and hetereogenous sources is combined and presented to the users in a unified way. Other topics include inconsistency resolution, queries with preferences, Web services, and query processing and optimization. The research projects typically combine engineering prototype systems with rigorous mathematical analyses.
Computer scientists introduce innovative new work at annual conferences. The most prestigious conferences in this area are:
The Database Group enjoys getting out for annual nature hikes.
We find interesting destinations in Secret Places: Scenic Treasures of Western New
York and Southern Ontario, written by the late Bruce Kershner,
husband of CSE Assistant Chair Emerita Helene