Bulletin of the Technical Committee on


March 1999 Vol. 22 No. 1   IEEE Computer Society


Letter from the Editor-in-Chief   David Lomet 1
Letter from the Special Issue Editor   Elke Rundensteiner 2

Special Issue on Data Transformations

Tools for Data Translation and Integration    
    Serge Abiteboul, Sophie Cluet, Tova Milo, Pini Mogilevsky, Jerome Simeon and Sagit Zohar 3
Meta-Data Support for Data Transformations Using Microsoft Repository    
    Philip A. Bernstein and Thomas Bergstraesser 9
Metadata Transformation and Management with Oracle interMedia    
    Marco Carrer, Ashok Joshi, Paul Lin, and Alok Srivastava 15
Flexible Database Transformations: The Serf Approach   Kajal T. Claypool and Elke A. Rundensteiner 19
Specifying Database Transformations in WOL   Susan B. Davidson and Anthony S. Kosky 25
Transforming Heterogeneous Data with Database Middleware: Beyond Integration    
    Laura Haas, Renee Miller, Bartholomew Niswonger, Mary Tork Roth, Peter Schwarz, Edward Wimmers 31
Repository Support for Metadata-based Legacy Migration   Sandra Heiler, Wang-Cien Lee, and Gail Mitchell 37
Independent, Open Enterprise Data Integration   Josepth M. Hellerstein, Michael Stonebraker, and Rick Caccia 43
Supporting Retrievals and Updates in an Object/Relational Mapping System   Jack Orenstein 50

Announcements and Notices

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