Bulletin of the Technical Committee on


September 1999 Vol. 22 No. 3   IEEE Computer Society


Letter from the Editor-in-Chief   David Lomet 1
Letter from the Special Issue Editor   Donald Kossmann 2

Special Issue on XML

Describing and Manipulating XML Data   Sudarshan S. Chawathe 3
Querying XML Data   Alin Deutsch, Mary Fernandez, Danielo Florescu, Alon Levy, David Maier, Dan Suciu 10
Araneus in the Era of XML   Giansalvatore Mecca, Paolo Merialdo, and Paolo Atzeni 19
Storing and Querying XML Data Using an RDBMS   Danielo Florescu and Donald Kossmann 27
Microsoft's Vision for XML   Adam Bosworth and Allen L. Brown Jr. 35
Data Management for XML: Research Directions   Jennifer Widom 44

Announcements and Notices

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