Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Wenfei Fan

Personal Chair in Web Data Management

  1. 2007
  2. Extending Dependencies with Conditions

    Bravo, L., Fan, W. & Ma, S., 2007, Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, University of Vienna, Austria, September 23-27, 2007. p. 243-254 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  3. Extending Online Travel Agency with Adaptive Reservations

    Zhang, Y., Fan, W., Chen, H., Sheng, H. & Wu, Z., 2007, On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems 2007: CoopIS, DOA, ODBASE, GADA, and IS, OTM Confederated International Conferences CoopIS, DOA, ODBASE, GADA, and IS 2007, Vilamoura, Portugal, November 25-30, 2007, Proceedings, Part I: OTM Confederated International Conferences CoopIS, DOA, ODBASE, GADA, and IS 2007, Vilamoura, Portugal, November 25-30, 2007, Proceedings, Part I. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Vol. 4803. p. 285-299 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  4. Improving Data Quality: Consistency and Accuracy

    Cong, G., Fan, W., Geerts, F., Jia, X. & Ma, S., 2007, Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, University of Vienna, Austria, September 23-27, 2007. p. 315-326 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  5. Propagating XML constraints to relations

    Davidson, S. B., Fan, W. & Hara, C. S., 2007, In : Journal of Computer and System Sciences. 73, 3, p. 316-361 46 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Querying xml with update syntax

    Fan, W., Cong, G. & Bohannon, P., 2007, Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, Beijing, China, June 12-14, 2007. ACM, p. 293-304 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  7. Updating Recursive XML Views of Relations

    Choi, B., Cong, G., Fan, W. & Viglas, S., 2007, Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Data Engineering, ICDE 2007, The Marmara Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey, April 15-20, 2007. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 766-775 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  8. XML Publishing: Bridging Theory and Practice

    Fan, W., 2007, Database Programming Languages: 11th International Symposium, DBPL 2007, Vienna, Austria, September 23-24, 2007, Revised Selected Papers. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Vol. 4797. p. 1-16 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  9. Conditional Functional Dependencies for Data Cleaning

    Bohannon, P., Fan, W., Geerts, F., Jia, X. & Kementsietsidis, A., Apr 2007, Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Data Engineering, ICDE 2007, The Marmara Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey, April 15-20, 2007. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 746-755 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  10. Rewriting Regular XPath Queries on XML Views

    Fan, W., Geerts, F., Jia, X. & Kementsietsidis, A., Apr 2007, Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Data Engineering, ICDE 2007, The Marmara Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey, April 15-20, 2007. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 666-675 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  11. Distributed query evaluation with performance guarantees

    Cong, G., Fan, W. & Kementsietsidis, A., 11 Jun 2007, Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, Beijing, China, June 12-14, 2007. ACM, p. 509-520 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  12. 2008
  13. A revival of integrity constraints for data cleaning

    Fan, W., Geerts, F. & Jia, X., 2008, In : Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). 1, 2, p. 1522-1523 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Complexity and composition of synthesized web services

    Fan, W., Geerts, F., Gelade, W., Neven, F. & Poggi, A., 2008, Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, PODS 2008, June 9-11, 2008, Vancouver, BC, Canada. ACM, p. 231-240 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  15. Dependencies revisited for improving data quality

    Fan, W., 2008, Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, PODS 2008, June 9-11, 2008, Vancouver, BC, Canada. ACM, p. 159-170 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  16. Erratum to “Propagating XML constraints to relations” [J. Comput. System Sci. 73 (2007) 316–361]

    Davidson, S. B., Fan, W. & Hara, C. S., 2008, In : Journal of Computer and System Sciences. 74, 3, p. 404-405 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Extending dependencies with conditions for data cleaning

    Fan, W., 2008, Proceedings of 8th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, CIT 2008, Sydney, Australia, July 8-11, 2008. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 185-190 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  18. Increasing the Expressivity of Conditional Functional Dependencies without Extra Complexity

    Bravo, L., Fan, W., Geerts, F. & Ma, S., 2008, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Data Engineering, ICDE 2008, April 7-12, 2008, Cancún, México. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 516-525 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  19. On the Complexity of Verifying Consistency of XML Specifications

    Arenas, M., Fan, W. & Libkin, L., 2008, In : SIAM Journal on Computing. 38, 3, p. 841-880 40 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Propagating functional dependencies with conditions

    Fan, W., Ma, S., Hu, Y., Liu, J. & Wu, Y., 2008, In : Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). 1, 1, p. 391-407 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Semandaq: a data quality system based on conditional functional dependencies

    Fan, W., Geerts, F. & Jia, X., 2008, In : Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). 1, 2, p. 1460-1463 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Updating Recursive XML Views of Relations

    Choi, B., Cong, G., Fan, W. & Viglas, S., 2008, In : Journal of Computer Science and Technology.. 23, 4, p. 516-537 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Information preserving XML schema embedding

    Fan, W. & Bohannon, P., Mar 2008, In : ACM Transactions on Database Systems. 33, 1, 44 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. XPath satisfiability in the presence of DTDs

    Benedikt, M., Fan, W. & Geerts, F., May 2008, In : Journal of the ACM. 55, 2, 79 p., 8.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Conditional functional dependencies for capturing data inconsistencies

    Fan, W., Geerts, F., Jia, X. & Kementsietsidis, A., Jun 2008, In : ACM Transactions on Database Systems. 33, 2, p. 1-48 48 p., 6.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Expressiveness and complexity of XML publishing transducers

    Fan, W., Geerts, F. & Neven, F., Dec 2008, In : ACM Transactions on Database Systems. 33, 4, p. 1-49 49 p., 25.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. 2009
  28. Analyses and Validation of Conditional Dependencies with Built-in Predicates

    Chen, W., Fan, W. & Ma, S., 2009, Database and Expert Systems Applications: 20th International Conference, DEXA 2009, Linz, Austria, August 31 - September 4, 2009. Proceedings. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Vol. 5690. p. 576-591 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  29. Conditional Dependencies: A Principled Approach to Improving Data Quality

    Fan, W., Geerts, F. & Jia, X., 2009, Dataspace: The Final Frontier: 26th British National Conference on Databases, BNCOD 26, Birmingham, UK, July 7-9, 2009. Proceedings. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Vol. 5588. p. 8-20 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  30. Discovering Conditional Functional Dependencies

    Fan, W., Geerts, F., Lakshmanan, L. V. S. & Xiong, M., 2009, Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Data Engineering, ICDE 2009, March 29 2009 - April 2 2009, Shanghai, China. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1231-1234 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  31. Incorporating cardinality constraints and synonym rules into conditional functional dependencies

    Chen, W., Fan, W. & Ma, S., 2009, In : Information Processing Letters. 109, 14, p. 783-789 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Query translation from XPath to SQL in the presence of recursive DTDs

    Fan, W., Yu, J. X., Li, J., Ding, B. & Qin, L., 2009, In : VLDB Journal. 18, 4, p. 857-883 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Reasoning about Record Matching Rules

    Fan, W., Jia, X., Li, J. & Ma, S., 2009, In : Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). 2, 1, p. 407-418 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Relative information completeness

    Fan, W. & Geerts, F., 29 Jun 2009, Proceedings of the Twenty-Eigth ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, PODS 2009, June 19 - July 1, 2009, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 97-106 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  35. 2010
  36. Capturing Missing Tuples and Missing Values

    Fan, W. & Geerts, F., 2010, PODS 2010: PROCEEDINGS OF THE TWENTY-NINTH ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART SYMPOSIUM ON PRINCIPLES OF DATABASE SYSTEMS. NEW YORK: ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY, p. 169-178 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  37. Detecting Inconsistencies in Distributed Data

    Fan, W., Geerts, F., Ma, S. & Mueller, H., 2010, 26TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DATA ENGINEERING ICDE 2010. Li, F. (ed.). LOS ALAMITOS: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 64-75 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  38. Graph Homomorphism Revisited for Graph Matching

    Fan, W., Li, J., Ma, S., Wang, H. & Wu, Y., 2010, In : Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). 3, 1, p. 1161-1172 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Graph Pattern Matching: From Intractable to Polynomial Time

    Fan, W., Li, J., Ma, S., Tang, N., Wu, Y. & Wu, Y., 2010, In : Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). 3, 1, p. 264-275 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. On the aggregation problem for synthesized web services

    Deng, T., Fan, W., Libkin, L. & Wu, Y., 2010, Database Theory - ICDT 2010, 13th International Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, March 23-25, 2010, Proceedings. ACM, p. 242-251 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  41. Towards Certain Fixes with Editing Rules and Master Data

    Fan, W., Li, J., Ma, S., Tang, N. & Yu, W., 2010, In : Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). 3, 1, p. 173-184 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Towards certain fixes with editing rules and master data

    Fan, W., Li, J., Ma, S., Tang, N. & Yu, W., Sep 2010, In : Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). 3, 1, p. 173-184 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Relative information completeness

    Fan, W. & Geerts, F., Nov 2010, In : ACM Transactions on Database Systems. 35, 4, p. 1-44 44 p., 27.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. 2011
  45. A Uniform Dependency Language for Improving Data Quality

    Fan, W. & Geerts, F., 2011, In : IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin. 34, 3, p. 34-42 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Adding regular expressions to graph reachability and pattern queries

    Fan, W., Li, J., Ma, S., Tang, N. & Wu, Y., 2011, Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Data Engineering, ICDE 2011, April 11-16, 2011, Hannover, Germany. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 39-50 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  47. Capturing Topology in Graph Pattern Matching

    Ma, S., Cao, Y., Fan, W., Huai, J. & Wo, T., 2011, In : Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). 5, 4, p. 310-321 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. CerFix: A System for Cleaning Data with Certain Fixes

    Fan, W., Li, J., Ma, S., Tang, N. & Yu, W., 2011, In : Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). 4, 12, p. 1375-1378 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Determining the currency of data

    Fan, W., Geerts, F. & Wijsen, J., 2011, PODS '11 Proceedings of the thirtieth ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART symposium on Principles of database systems. New York, NY, USA: ACM, p. 71-82 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  50. Dynamic constraints for record matching

    Fan, W., Gao, H., Jia, X., Li, J. & Ma, S., 2011, In : VLDB Journal. 20, 4, p. 495-520 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. Incremental graph pattern matching

    Fan, W., Li, J., Luo, J., Tan, Z., Wang, X. & Wu, Y., 2011, Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, SIGMOD 2011, Athens, Greece, June 12-16, 2011. ACM, p. 925-936 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  52. Interaction between record matching and data repairing

    Fan, W., Li, J., Ma, S., Tang, N. & Yu, W., 2011, Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, SIGMOD 2011, Athens, Greece, June 12-16, 2011. ACM, p. 469-480 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  53. Polymorphic queries for P2P systems

    Liu, J. & Fan, W., 2011, In : Information Systems. 36, 5, p. 825-842 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Discovering Conditional Functional Dependencies

    Fan, W., Geerts, F., Li, J. & Xiong, M., May 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. 23, 5, p. 683-698 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  55. 2012
  56. Adding regular expressions to graph reachability and pattern queries

    Fan, W., Li, J., Ma, S., Tang, N. & Wu, Y., 2012, In : Frontiers of Computer Science. 6, 3, p. 313-338 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle