Second International Workshop on Real-Time Databases
September 18-19, 1997
Burlington, Vermont, USA

Objectives and Scope

The International Workshop on Real-Time Databases is the primary forum for the presentation and discussion of the issues involved in the design and implementation of real-time information systems and databases. Following the success of RTDB'96, the goal of this workshop will continue to be the promotion of an active interaction among real-time database researchers and practitioners. To that end, contributions describing recent advances both in the concepts and practice of database design for real-time systems are sought. This includes but is not limited to:

Submission Guidelines

To achieve the above stated goals, both regular papers and short position statements are solicited for presentation at RTDB'97 and for inclusion in the workshop proceedings. Regular papers are limited to 20 double-spaced pages (5,000 words) and are expected to describe original research or implementation work. Position statements are limited to 4 double-spaced pages (1,000 words) and are expected to report on practical experiences in building real-time database systems and applications, focussing on the insights, lessons learned, and features to beget.

The proceedings of the workshop will be distributed in the workshop and also made available on the web. Selected papers from the workshop will be published in an edited book planned for publication after the workshop.

Papers and position statements should be sent as postscript files via Email---hard copies are acceptable, although not preferred. Please send your submission by April 1, 1997 to one of the Program Co-Chairs listed below:

      Prof. Azer Bestavros                
        Computer Science Department       Email:
        Boston University                 Phone: (617) 353-9726
        111 Cummington street,            Fax:   (617) 353-6457
        Boston, MA 02215

      Prof. Victor Wolfe
        Computer Science Department       Email:
        University of Rhode Island        Phone: (401) 874-2499
        258 Tyler Hall                    Fax:   (401) 792-4617
        Kingston, RI 02881

About Burlington and Vermont

From diverse cultural activites to back country roads, mountain views, spectacular scenery, world class food, fun, and adventure, Burlington, Vermont is one of America's "Dream Towns". In September, that lovely town attracts tourists from all over the world to enjoy New England's fabulous foliage.

Organizing Committee

General Chairs

Program Committee Chairs

Local Arrangements Chair

Program Committee Members

Important Dates

     April 1, 1997 -> Deadline for submission of papers and position statements
     June 15, 1997 -> Notification of acceptance 
   August 15, 1997 -> Final papers and position statements due 
September 18, 1997 -> Workshop 

For more information check RTDB'97 Home Page at

Azer Bestavros ( Created on: July 10, 1996 Updated on: January 20, 1997