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TANAKA, Katsumi

Professor

Department of Social Informatics
Graduate School of Informatics
Kyoto University
Kyoto 606-8501, Japan

Phone: +81-75-753-5979
Fax: +81-75-753-4957
Email: ktanaka@i.kyoto-u.ac.jp

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EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Information Science, Kyoto University, 1981 M.S. in Information Science, Kyoto University, 1976 B.S. in Information Science, Kyoto University, 1974


RESEARCH INTEREST

Database Conceptual Modelling, Historical and Temporal Databases, Object-Oriented Databases, Hypertext & hypermedia Databases, Knowledge-Base Systems


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professor, Department of Computer & Systems Enginnering, Kobe University, June 1994 to present.

Professor, Division of Intelligence Science, The Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, June 1994 to present.

Associate Professor, Department of Computer & Systems Enginnering, Kobe University, January 1986 to June 1994.

Associate Professor, Division of Intelligence Science, The Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, January 1986 to June 1994.

Visiting Scientist, Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California, March 1982 to January 1984.

Visiting Lecturer, Deaprtment of Computer Science, University of Southern California, January 1983 to December 1983.

Research Associate, Informatics, College of Liberal Arts, Kobe University, January 1979 to December 1985.


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineering (IEEE)

Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)

Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST)

Japan Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI)


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Chairman, Special Interest Group on Database Systems (SIGDBS) of Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ), April 1995 to present.

Member Program Committee, 4th International Symposium on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA'95), April 1995, Singapore.

Member Program Committee, 21st International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, August 1995, Zurich Switzerland.

Co-chairman Program Committee, 3rd International Conference on Deductive and Object-Oriented Databases (DOOD'93), December 1993, Phoenix, Arizona.

Member Program Committee, 1st JSSST International Symposium on Object Technologies for Advanced Software, November 1993, Kanazawa Japan.

Co-chairman Program Committee, 4th International Conference on Foundation of Data Organization and Algorithms (FODO'93), October 1993, Chicago, Illinois.

Chairman, Special Interest Group on Object-Oriented Computing of Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JSSST), April 1993 to March 1994.

Treasurer, ACM SIGMOD Japan/Kyoto, July 1993 to present.

Editorial Board, Journal of Applied Data and Knowledge Engineering, Springer-Verlag, 1992 to present.

Editorial Board, Advanced Database Research and Development Series, World Scitific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 1992 to present.

Member Program Committee, 18th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB'92), August 1992.

Member Program Committee, 2nd International Conference on Deductive and Object-Oriented Databases (DOOD'91), December 1991, Munich, Germany.

Member Program Committee, ACM-SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, Colorado, May 1991.

Vice-chairman, Program Committee, 2nd International Symposium on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA'91), April 1991, Tokyo, Japan.

Member Program Committee, 7th International Conference on Data Engineering, April 1991, Kobe Japan.

Chairman Steering Committee, OBASE Consortium of Senri International Information Institute, September 1990 to August 1993.

Member Program Committee, 16th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB'90), August 1990.

Member Program Committee, International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA), Aug. 1990 to present.

Member Program Committee & Registration Coordinator, 1st International Conference on Deductive and Object-Oriented Databases (DOOD-89), December 1989, Kyoto, Japan.

Member Program Committee, 3rd International Conference on Foundations of Data Organization and Algorithms (FODO'89), June 1989, Paris, France.

Vice-chairman, Program Committee, 2nd International Conference on Foundation of Data Organization (FODO'85), May 1985, Kyoto Japan.


PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH

A. Journals and Conference Proceedings

  1. A Relational Data Language with Simplified Binary Relation Handling Capability, Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. on Very Large Data Bases, Tokyo, Japan, pp.338-350, with Y.Kambayashi & S.Yajima, Oct.1977.
  2. A File Organization Suitable for Relational Database Operations, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 75, Springer-Verlag, pp.193-227, with C.Le Viet, Y.Kambayashi, & S.Yajima, Aug.1978.
  3. Properties of Embedded Multivalued Dependencies in Relational Databases, Trans. of IECE Japan, Vol. E 62, No.8, pp.536-543, with Y.Kambayashi and S.Yajima, Aug. 1979.
  4. Semantic Aspects of Data Dependencies and Their Application to Relational Database Design, Proc. IEEE 3rd Int. Computer Software and Applications Conf., pp.398-403, with Y.Kambayashi and S.Yajima, November 1979.
  5. Use of Abstracted Characteristics of Data in Relational Databases, Proc. IEEE 3rd Int. Computer Software and Applications Conf., pp.409-414, with Y.Kambayashi and S.Yajima, November 1979.
  6. Organization of Quasi-Consecutive Retrieval Files, Information Systems, Pergamon Press, Vol.4, No.1, pp.23-33, with Y.Kambayashi and S.Yajima, 1979.
  7. Bibliographic Information Processing Facilities for Relational Database System ARIS, Proc. 13th Hawaii Int. Conf. on System Sciences, pp.198-207, with S.yajima, Y.Kambayashi et al., November 1980.
  8. Testing of Join Dependency Preserving by a Modified Chase Method, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 118, Springer-Verlag, pp.524-533, with Y.Kambayashi, August 1981.
  9. Logical Integration of Locally Independent Relational Databases into a Distributed Database, Proc. 7th Int. Conf. on Very Large Data Bases, Cannes, France, pp.131-141, with Y.Kambayashi, Sept. 1981.
  10. Representation of Relations for Database Output Utilizing Data Dependencies, Proc. 15th Hawaii Int. Conf. on System Sciences, Hawaii, U.S.A., pp.69-78, with Y.Kambayashi, K.Takeda, S.Yajima, Jan. 1982.
  11. Problems of Relational Database Design, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 132, Springer-Verlag, pp.172-218, with Y.Kambayashi, S.Yajima, 1982.
  12. Design Problems of Unnormalized Relations Utilizing Semantic Constraints in Relational Databases (in Japanese), Trans. of IPSJ, Vol.24, No.6, pp.877-885,with Y.Kambayashi, K.Takeda & S.Yajima, Nov. 1083.
  13. Synthesis of Unnormallized Relations Incorporating More Meaning, Information Sciences, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., Inc., Vol.29, pp.201-247, with Y.Kambayashi & K.Takeda, 1983.
  14. Tree-Structured Data Organization with Consecutive Retrieval Property, Data Base File Organization, Academic Press (Proc. Conf. on Consecutive Retrieval Property, 1981), pp.271-276, 1983.
  15. Interval Queries on Object Histories: Extended Abstract, Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on Very Large Data Bases, Singapore, pp.208-217, with S. Ginsburg, Aug. 1984.
  16. Computation-tuple Sequences and Object Histories: Extended Abstract, Proc. Int. Conf. on Foundations of Data Organization, Kyoto, Japan, Plenum Press, pp.333-344, with S. Ginsburg, May 1985.
  17. Interference Problems between Relational Queries and Dependency Constraints (in Japanese), Trans. of IPSJ, Vol.26, No.3, pp.545-553, with Y.Kambayashi, May 1985.
  18. A Historical Database Model Based on Tuple Sequences and Its Integrity Constraints (in Japanese), Information Processing of IPSJ, (Selected as the IPSJ 25th Anniversary Paper), Vol.26, No.11, pp.1273-1280, Nov.1985.
  19. Computation-tuple Sequences and Object Histories, ACM Trans. on Database Systems, Vol.11, No.2, pp.186-212, with S. Ginsburg, June 1986.
  20. Visibility and Controllability in an Oriental Medicine Expert System, Proc. of the 11th IEEE Annual Int. Computer Software Applications Conf., pp.656-662, with S.Kitamura & S.Tsuji, Oct.1987.
  21. Schema Virtualization in Object-Oriented Databases, Proc. of the 4th IEEE Int. Conf. on Data Engineering, pp.23-30, with M.Yoshikawa & K.Ishihara, Feb.1988.
  22. Towards Abstracting Complex Database Objects: Generalization, Reduction and Unification of Set-type Objects (Extended Abstract), Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. on Database Theory (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 326, Springer-Verlag.), pp.252-266, with M.Yoshikawa, Aug.1988.
  23. Towards an Integrated Environment for Editing, Viewing and Publishing Multimedia Database Objects, Proc. Int. Symp. "Computer World '88", pp.59-66, Oct. 1988.
  24. Storing and Manipulating Multimedia Database Objects by PostScript and Relational Databases, Proc. 2nd Int. Symp. on Interoperable Information Systems, INTAP, Tokyo, pp.203-210, Nov.1988.
  25. HistoryChart: A Visual Query language for Historical Databases, Proc. Int. Symp. on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA'89), pp.18-24, with E.Oomoto, April 1989.
  26. Alternative Objects in Object-Oriented Databases Proc. Int. Symp. on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA'89), pp.182-189, with T.-S.Chang, April 1989.
  27. Design and Implementation of an Oriental Medicine Expert System, (in Japanese), Trans. of the Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers, Vol.2, No.4, pp.109-117, with S.Kitamura et al., April 1989.
  28. Behavior Analysis of Object-Oriented Databases: Method Structure, Execution Trees and Reachability (Extended Abstract), Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. on Foundations of Data Organizations and Algorithms (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 367, Springer-Verlag), pp.372-388, with R.Hull & M.Yoshikawa, June 1989.
  29. Schema Design, Views and Incomplete Information in Object-oriented Databases, (English) Trans. of IPSJ, Vol.12, No.3, pp.239-250, with M.Yoshikawa & K.Ishihara, 1989.
  30. On Natural Joins in Object-Oriented Databases, Proc. 1st Int. Conf. on Deductive and Object-Oriented Databases (DOOD89), Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. (North-Holland), pp.297-311, with T.-S.Chang, Dec. 1989.
  31. Integration of Hypermedia and Object-Oriented Database Technologies, (in Japanese), Proc. Int. Symp. "Computer World '90", pp.128-135, Nov. 1990.
  32. Query Pairs As Hypertext Links Proc. of the 7th Int. Conf. on Data Engineering, IEEE Computer Society, pp.456-463, with N.Nishikawa, S.Hirayama & K.Nanba, April 1991.
  33. Uncertainty Management in Object-Oriented Database Systems, Proc. Int. Conf. on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA91), Springer-Verlag, pp.251-256, with S.Kobayashi & T.Sakanoue, Aug.1991.
  34. Adding Methods to Relational Database Constructs, Proc. 15th Annual Int. Computer Software and Applications Conf. (COMPSAC), IEEE Computer Society Press, pp.42-49, with N.Sanada, Sept.1991.
  35. Two-Level Schemata and Generalized Links for Hypertext Database Models, Proc. 2nd Far-East Workshop on Future Database Systems (Advanced Database Research and Development Series, Vol.3, World Scientific Publishing Co.), pp.231-239, with Q.Qian, April 1992.
  36. Design and Implementation of a Visual Query Language for Historical Databases, Database Systems for Next-generation Applications, (Advanced Database Research and Development Series Vol.1), World Scientific Publishing Co., pp.184-191, with E.Oomoto, 1992.
  37. Continuous Objects: A Data Model for Multi-Media Databases (in Japanese),  Proc. of the JSSST Object-Oriented Computing Workshop, (appeared as "Object-Oriented Computing I, Kindai-Kagakusha), pp.149-164, with E.Oomoto, July 1993.
  38. OVID: Design and Implementation of a Video-Object Database System, IEEE Trans. on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol.5, No.4, pp.629-643, with E.Oomoto, Aug.1993.
  39. Propagation-View: An Instance-based Inheritance Mechanism by Parial Order Relationships in Object-Oriented Databases, (in Japanese), Trans. of IPSJ, Vol.34, No.8, pp.1802-1819, with E.Oomoto, Aug.1993.
  40. Obase Object Database Model: Towards a More Flexible Object-Oriented Database System, Proc. Int. Symp. on Next Generation Database Systems and Their Applications (NDA'93), Fukuoka, Japan,pp.159-166, with S.Nishio et al.,Sept.1993.
  41. Navigation of an Instance-based Object Database with Dynamic Inheritance Capability, Proc. Int. Symp. on Advanced Database Technologies and Thier Integration (ADTI'94), Nara, Japan,pp.23-30, with S.Pradhan & T.Jozen, Oct.1994.
  42. Abstraction and Inheritance of HyperLinks in an Object-Oriented Hypertext Database System TextLink/Gem, Proc. Int. Symp. on Advanced Database Technologies and Thier Integration (ADTI'94), Nara, Japan, pp.314-322, with Q.Qiang & M.Tanizaki, Oct.1994.

B. Other Publications


  1. FOUNDATIONS OF DATA ORGANIZATION, Edited by S.Ghosh, Y.Kambayashi & K.Tanaka, Plenum Press, 1987.
  2. Tutorial: Object-Oriented Database, Int. Symp. on Database Systems for Advanced Applications, Seoul, Korea, April 1989
  3. Fundamental Concepts of Object-Oriented Databases (in Japanese), Information Processing, IPSJ, Vol.32, No.5, May 1991. (Selected as the Best-Author Award paper)
  4. Object-Oriented Computing I (in japanese), Edited by K.Tanaka and S.Nishio, Kindai-Kagakusha, July 1993.
  5. DOOD'93 Deductive and Object-Oriented Databases, Edited by S.Ceri, K.Tanaka and D.tsur, Springer-verlag, Dec.1993.

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