Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Wenfei Fan

Personal Chair in Web Data Management

  1. Conference contribution › Research
  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Determining the relative accuracy of attributes

    Cao, Y., Fan, W. & Yu, W., 2013, Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, SIGMOD 2013, New York, NY, USA, June 22-27, 2013. ACM, p. 565-576 12 p.

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

  11. 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

  12. Discovering Graph Functional Dependencies

    Fan, W., Hu, C., Liu, X. & Lu, P., 27 May 2018, Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD'18). Texas, USA: ACM, p. 427-439 13 p.

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

  13. 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

  14. ExpFinder: Finding experts by graph pattern matching

    Fan, W., Wang, X. & Wu, Y., 2013, 29th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering, ICDE 2013, Brisbane, Australia, April 8-12, 2013. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1316-1319 4 p.

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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. Functional Dependencies for Graphs

    Fan, W., Wu, Y. & Xu, J., 26 Jun 2016, SIGMOD '16 Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Management of Data. San Francisco, USA: ACM, p. 1843-1857 15 p.

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

  20. GRAPE: Parallelizing Sequential Graph Computations

    Fan, W., Xu, J., Wu, Y., Yu, W. & Jiang, J., 31 Aug 2017, Proceedings of the 43rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases. Very Large Data Base Endowment Inc., p. 1889-1892 4 p. (Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment; vol. 10, no. 12).

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

  21. Graph pattern matching revised for social network analysis

    Fan, W., 2012, 15th International Conference on Database Theory, ICDT '12, Berlin, Germany, March 26-29, 2012. ACM, p. 8-21 14 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. 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

  24. Incremental Detection of Inconsistencies in Distributed Data

    Fan, W., Li, J., Tang, N. & Yu, W., 2012, IEEE 28th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2012), Washington, DC, USA (Arlington, Virginia), 1-5 April, 2012. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 318-329 12 p.

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

  25. 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

  26. Incremental Graph Computations: Doable and Undoable

    Fan, W., Hu, C. & Tian, C., 9 May 2017, SIGMOD '17 Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Conference on Management of Data. ACM, p. 155-169 15 p.

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

  27. 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

  28. Inferring data currency and consistency for conflict resolution

    Fan, W., Geerts, F., Tang, N. & Yu, W., Apr 2013, 29th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering, ICDE 2013, Brisbane, Australia, April 8-12, 2013. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 470-481 12 p.

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

  29. 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

  30. Integrity Constraints for XML

    Fan, W. & Siméon, J., 2000, Proceedings of the Nineteenth ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, May 15-17, 2000, Dallas, Texas, USA. ACM, p. 23-34 12 p.

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

  31. Interaction between Path and Type Constraints

    Buneman, P., Fan, W. & Weinstein, S., 1 May 1999, PODS '99 Proceedings of the eighteenth ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART symposium on Principles of database systems. ACM, p. 56-67 12 p.

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

  32. 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

  33. Keys for XML

    Buneman, P., Davidson, S. B., Fan, W., Hara, C. S. & Tan, W. C., 2001, Proceedings of the Tenth International World Wide Web Conference, WWW 10, Hong Kong, China, May 1-5, 2001. p. 201-210 10 p.

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

  34. Keys for XML

    Buneman, P., Davidson, S., Fan, W., Hara, C. & Tan, W-C., 2001, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on World Wide Web. New York, NY, USA: ACM, p. 201-210 10 p. (WWW '01).

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

  35. Keys with Upward Wildcards for XML

    Fan, W., Schwenzer, P. & Wu, K., 2001, Database and Expert Systems Applications: 12th International Conference, DEXA 2001 Munich, Germany, September 3-5, 2001, Proceedings. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Vol. 2113. p. 657-667 11 p.

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

  36. Making pattern queries bounded in big graphs

    Cao, Y., Fan, W., Huai, J. & Huang, R., 1 Apr 2015, Data Engineering (ICDE), 2015 IEEE 31st International Conference on. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 161-172 12 p.

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

  37. On Scale Independence for Querying Big Data

    Fan, W., Geerts, F. & Libkin, L., 2014, Proceedings of the 33rd ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems. New York, NY, USA: ACM, p. 51-62 12 p.

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

  38. On Verifying Consistency of XML Specifications

    Arenas, M., Fan, W. & Libkin, L., 2002, Proceedings of the Twenty-first ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, June 3-5, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. ACM, p. 259-270 12 p.

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

  39. On XML Integrity Constraints in the Presence of DTDs

    Fan, W. & Libkin, L., 2001, Proceedings of the Twentieth ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, May 21-23, 2001, Santa Barbara, California, USA. ACM, p. 114-125 12 p.

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

  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. On the complexity of package recommendation problems

    Deng, T., Fan, W. & Geerts, F., 21 May 2012, Proceedings of the 31st ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, PODS 2012, Scottsdale, AZ, USA, May 20-24, 2012. ACM, p. 261-272 12 p.

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

  42. Parallel Reasoning of Graph Functional Dependencies

    Fan, W., Liu, X. & Cao, Y., 25 Oct 2018, 34th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering 2018 (ICDE). Paris, France: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 593-604 12 p.

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

  43. Parallelizing Sequential Graph Computations

    Fan, W., Wu, Y., Xu, J., Yu, W., Jiang, J., Zheng, Z., Zhang, B., Cao, Y. & Tian, C., 9 May 2017, SIGMOD '17 Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Conference on Management of Data. ACM, p. 495-510 16 p.

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

  44. Path Constraints on Semistructured and Structured Data

    Buneman, P., Fan, W. & Weinstein, S., 1998, PODS '98 Proceedings of the seventeenth ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART symposium on Principles of database systems. ACM Press, p. 129-138 10 p.

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

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. Query Optimization for Semistructured Data using Path Constraints in a Deterministic Data Model

    Buneman, P., Fan, W. & Weinstein, S., 1999, Research Issues in Structured and Semistructured Database Programming: 7th International Workshop on Database Programming Languages, DBPL’99 Kinloch Rannoch, UK, September 1–3,1999 Revised Papers. Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 208-223 16 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 1949).

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

  48. 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

  49. Query preserving graph compression

    Fan, W., Li, J., Wang, X. & Wu, Y., 2012, Proceedings of the 2012 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data. New York, NY, USA: ACM, p. 157-168 12 p. (SIGMOD '12).

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

  50. Querying Big Data by Accessing Small Data

    Fan, W., Geerts, F., Cao, Y., Deng, T. & Lu, P., 2015, Proceedings of the 34th ACM Symposium on Principles of Database Systems. New York, NY, USA: ACM, p. 173-184 12 p.

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

  51. Querying Big Graphs Within Bounded Resources

    Fan, W., Wang, X. & Wu, Y., 2014, Proceedings of the 2014 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data. New York, NY, USA: ACM, p. 301-312 12 p.

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