Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Wenfei Fan

Personal Chair in Web Data Management

  1. 2008
  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 2007
  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. Expressiveness and complexity of xml publishing transducers

    Fan, W., Geerts, F. & Neven, F., 2007, Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, June 11-13, 2007, Beijing, China. ACM, p. 83-92 10 p.

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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 2006
  28. Annotation propagation revisited for key preserving views

    Cong, G., Fan, W. & Geerts, F., 2006, Proceedings of the 2006 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Arlington, Virginia, USA, November 6-11, 2006. ACM, p. 632-641 10 p.

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

  29. Putting Context into Schema Matching

    Bohannon, P., Elnahrawy, E., Fan, W. & Flaster, M., 2006, Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, Seoul, Korea, September 12-15, 2006. ACM, p. 307-318 12 p.

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

  30. SMOQE: A System for Providing Secure Access to XML

    Fan, W., Geerts, F., Jia, X. & Kementsietsidis, A., 2006, Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, Seoul, Korea, September 12-15, 2006. ACM, p. 1227-1230 4 p.

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

  31. Selectively Storing XML Data in Relations

    Fan, W. & Ma, L., 2006, Database and Expert Systems Applications: 17th International Conference, DEXA 2006, Kraków, Poland, September 4-8, 2006, Proceedings. Springer International Publishing, p. 22-32 11 p.

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

  32. Using Partial Evaluation in Distributed Query Evaluation

    Buneman, P., Cong, G., Fan, W. & Kementsietsidis, A., 2006, Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases. p. 211-222 12 p.

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

  33. 2005
  34. XML Data in the Virtual Observatory

    Mann, R. G., Baxter, R. M., Carroll, R., Wen, Q., Buneman, O. P., Choi, B., Fan, W., Hutchison, R. W. O. & Viglas, S. D., 1 Dec 2005, Proceedings of Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIV. Vol. 347. p. 223

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

  35. A Cost-Based Model and Effective Heuristic for Repairing Constraints by Value Modification

    Bohannon, P., Flaster, M., Fan, W. & Rastogi, R., 2005, Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, June 14-16, 2005. ACM, p. 143-154 12 p.

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

  36. Consistency of XML Specifications

    Arenas, M., Fan, W. & Libkin, L., 2005, Inconsistency Tolerance [result from a Dagstuhl seminar]. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Vol. 3300. p. 15-41 27 p.

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

  37. Information Preserving XML Schema Embedding

    Bohannon, P., Fan, W., Flaster, M. & Narayan, P. P. S., 2005, Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, Trondheim, Norway, August 30 - September 2, 2005. p. 85-96 12 p.

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

  38. Query Translation from XPath to SQL in the Presence of Recursive DTDs

    Fan, W., Yu, J. X., Lu, H., Lu, J. & Rastogi, R., 2005, Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, Trondheim, Norway, August 30 - September 2, 2005. p. 337-348 12 p.

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

  39. Satisfiability of XPath Queries with Sibling Axes

    Geerts, F. & Fan, W., 2005, Database Programming Languages: 10th International Symposium, DBPL 2005, Trondheim, Norway, August 28-29, 2005, Revised Selected Papers. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Vol. 3774. p. 122-137 16 p.

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

  40. Structural properties of XPath fragments

    Benedikt, M., Fan, W. & Kuper, G. M., 2005, In : Theoretical Computer Science. 336, 1, p. 3-31 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Vectorizing and Querying Large XML Repositories

    Buneman, P., Choi, B., Fan, W., Hutchison, R., Mann, R. & Viglas, S., 2005, Data Engineering, 2005. ICDE 2005. Proceedings. 21st International Conference on. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 261-272 12 p.

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

  42. XML Constraints: Specification, Analysis, and Applications

    Fan, W., 2005, 16th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2005), 22-26 August 2005, Copenhagen, Denmark. p. 805-809 5 p.

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

  43. XPath satisfiability in the presence of DTDs

    Benedikt, M., Fan, W. & Geerts, F., 2005, Proceedings of the Twenty-fourth ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, June 13-15, 2005, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. ACM Press, p. 25-36 12 p.

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

  44. 2004
  45. A Uniform System for Publishing and Maintaining XML Data

    Choi, B., Fan, W., Jia, X. & Kasprzyk, A., 2004, (e)Proceedings of the Thirtieth International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, Toronto, Canada, August 31 - September 3 2004. p. 1301-1304 4 p.

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

  46. Composable XML integration grammars

    Fan, W., Garofalakis, M. N., Xiong, M. & Jia, X., 2004, Proceedings of the 2004 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Washington, DC, USA, November 8-13, 2004. ACM, p. 2-11 10 p.

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

  47. Incremental Evaluation of Schema-directed XML Publishing

    Bohannon, P., Choi, B. & Fan, W., 2004, Proceedings of the 2004 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data. New York, NY, USA: ACM, p. 503-514 12 p. (SIGMOD '04).

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

  48. Secure XML Querying with Security Views

    Fan, W., Chan, C. Y. & Garofalakis, M. N., 2004, Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, Paris, France, June 13-18, 2004. ACM, p. 587-598 12 p.

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

  49. Taming XPath Queries by Minimizing Wildcard Steps

    Chan, C. Y., Fan, W. & Zeng, Y., 2004, (e)Proceedings of the Thirtieth International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, Toronto, Canada, August 31 - September 3 2004. p. 156-167 12 p.

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

  50. 2003
  51. Interaction between path and type constraints in semistructured data

    Buneman, P., Fan, W. & Weinstein, S., 1 Oct 2003, In : ACM Transactions on Computational Logic. 4, 4, p. 530-577 48 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. Capturing both Types and Constraints in Data Integration

    Benedikt, M., Chan, C. Y., Fan, W., Freire, J. & Rastogi, R., 2003, Proceedings of the 2003 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, San Diego, California, USA, June 9-12, 2003. ACM, p. 277-288 12 p.

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

  53. Integrity constraints for XML

    Fan, W. & Siméon, J., 2003, In : Journal of Computer and System Sciences. 66, 1, p. 254-291 38 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Propagating XML Constraints to Relations

    Davidson, S. B., Fan, W., Hara, C. S. & Qin, J., 2003, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Data Engineering, March 5-8, 2003, Bangalore, India. p. 543-554 12 p.

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

  55. Reasoning about Keys for XML

    Buneman, P., Davidson, S., Fan, W., Hara, C. & Tan, W-C., 2003, In : Information Systems. 28, 8, p. 1037-1063 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. Structural Properties of XPath Fragments

    Benedikt, M., Fan, W. & Kuper, G. M., 2003, Database Theory - ICDT 2003: 9th International Conference, Siena, Italy, January 8-10, 2003, Proceedings. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Vol. 2572. p. 79-95 17 p.

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