Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Wenfei Fan

Personal Chair in Web Data Management

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. A unified constraint model for XML

    Fan, W., Kuper, G. M. & Siméon, J., 2001, Proceedings of the Tenth International World Wide Web Conference, WWW 10, Hong Kong, China, May 1-5, 2001. p. 179-190 12 p.

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

  6. A unified constraint model for XML

    Fan, W., Kuper, G. M. & Siméon, J., 2002, In : Computer Networks. 39, 5, p. 489-505 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Adaptive Asynchronous Parallelization of Graph Algorithms

    Fan, W., Lu, P., Luo, X., Xu, J., Yin, Q., Yu, W. & Xu, R., 27 May 2018, Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD'18). Texas, USA: ACM, p. 1141-1156 16 p.

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

  8. Adding Counting Quantifiers to Graph Patterns

    Fan, W., Wu, Y. & Xu, J., 2016, ACM SIGMOD Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2016). ACM, p. 1215-1230 16 p.

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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. An Effective Syntax for Bounded Relational Queries

    Cao, Y. & Fan, W., 2016, ACM SIGMOD Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2016). ACM, p. 599-614 16 p.

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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Answering Pattern Queries Using Views

    Fan, W. & Wang, X., 1 Feb 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. 28, 2, 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Answering graph pattern queries using views

    Fan, W., Wang, X. & Wu, Y., 2014, IEEE 30th International Conference on Data Engineering, Chicago, ICDE 2014, IL, USA, March 31 - April 4, 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 184-195 12 p.

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

  16. Association Rules with Graph Patterns

    Fan, W., Wang, X., Wu, Y. & Xu, J., 1 Aug 2015, In : Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). 8, 12, p. 1502-1513 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. BEAS: Bounded Evaluation of SQL Queries

    Cao, Y., Fan, W., Wang, Y., Yuan, T., Li, Y. & Chen, L. Y., 9 May 2017, SIGMOD '17 Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Conference on Management of Data. ACM, p. 1667-1670 4 p.

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

  18. Beyond XML Query Languages

    Buneman, P., Deutsch, A., Fan, W., Liefke, H., Sahuguet, A. & Tan, W-C., 1 Nov 1998, Query Language Workshop.

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

  19. Big Graph Analyses: From Queries to Dependencies and Association Rules

    Fan, W. & Hu, C., Mar 2017, In : Data Science and Engineering. 2, 1, p. 36-55 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Block as a Value for SQL over NoSQL

    Cao, Y., Fan, W. & Yuan, T., 1 Jun 2019, Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment: Proceedings of the 45th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, Los Angeles, California. 10 ed. Very Large Data Base Endowment Inc., Vol. 12. p. 1153-1166 14 p. (Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment; vol. 12, no. 10).

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

  21. Bounded Conjunctive Queries

    Cao, Y., Fan, W., Wo, T. & Yu, W., 2014, In : Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). 7, 12, p. 1231-1242 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Bounded Evaluation: Querying Big Data with Bounded Resources

    Cao, Y., Fan, W. & Yuan, T., 1 Aug 2020, In : International Journal of Automation and Computing. 17, 4, p. 502–526 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Bounded Query Rewriting Using Views

    Cao, Y., Fan, W., Geerts, F. & Lu, P., 2016, PODS '16 Proceedings of the 35th ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGAI Symposium on Principles of Database Systems. ACM Press, p. 107-119 13 p.

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

  24. Bounded Query Rewriting Using Views

    Cao, Y., Fan, W., Geerts, F. & Lu, P., 11 Apr 2018, In : ACM Transactions on Database Systems. 43, 1, 46 p., 6.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. 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

  26. Capturing Missing Tuples and Missing Values

    Deng, T., Fan, W. & Geerts, F., May 2016, In : ACM Transactions on Database Systems. 41, 2, 47 p., 10.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. Catching Numeric Inconsistencies in Graphs

    Fan, W., Liu, X., Lu, P. & Tian, C., 27 May 2018, Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD'18). Texas, USA: ACM, p. 381-393 13 p.

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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. Conflict resolution with data currency and consistency

    Fan, W., Geerts, F., Tang, N. & Yu, W., Aug 2014, In : Journal of Data and Information Quality. 5, 1-2, 37 p., 6.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. 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

  38. Constraints for Semistructured Data and XML

    Buneman, P., Fan, W., Siméon, J. & Weinstein, S., 1 Mar 2001, In : SIGMOD Record. 30, 1, p. 47-54 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. DTD-Directed Publishing with Attribute Translation Grammars

    Benedikt, M., Chan, C. Y., Fan, W., Rastogi, R., Zheng, S. & Zhou, A., 2002, VLDB 2002, Proceedings of 28th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, August 20-23, 2002, Hong Kong, China. p. 838-849 12 p.

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

  40. Data Driven Approximation with Bounded Resources

    Cao, Y. & Fan, W., 31 May 2017, The 43rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB). p. 973-984 12 p.

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

  41. Data Quality Problems beyond Consistency and Deduplication

    Fan, W., Geerts, F., Ma, S., Tang, N. & Yu, W., 2013, In Search of Elegance in the Theory and Practice of Computation - Essays Dedicated to Peter Buneman. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Vol. 8000. p. 237-249 13 p.

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

  42. Data Quality: From Theory to Practice

    Fan, W., 2015, In : SIGMOD Rec.. 44, 3, p. 7-18 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Data Quality: Theory and Practice

    Fan, W., 2012, Web-Age Information Management: 13th International Conference, WAIM 2012, Harbin, China, August 18-20, 2012. Proceedings. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Vol. 7418. p. 1-16 16 p.

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

  44. Dependencies for Graphs

    Fan, W. & Lu, P., 9 May 2017, Proceedings of the 36th ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGAI Symposium on Principles of Database Systems. New York, NY, USA: ACM, p. 403-416 14 p. (PODS '17).

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

  45. 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

  46. Detecting Errors in Numeric Attributes

    Fan, G., Fan, W. & Geerts, F., 2014, Web-Age Information Management : 15th International Conference, WAIM 2014, Macau, China, June 16-18, 2014. Proceedings. Springer International Publishing, Vol. 8485. p. 125-137 13 p.

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

  47. 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

  48. Determining the Currency of Data

    Fan, W., Geerts, F. & Wijsen, J., Dec 2012, In : ACM Transactions on Database Systems. 37, 4, 46 p., 25.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Determining the Currency of Data

    Fan, W., Geerts, F. & Wijsen, J., 1 Dec 2012, In : ACM Transactions on Database Systems. 37, 4, p. 1-46

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. 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

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