Bulletin of the Technical Committee on


June 2003 Vol. 26 No. 2   IEEE Computer Society


Letter from the Editor-in-Chief   David Lomet 1
Letter from the Special Issue Editor   Christian S. Jensen 2

Special Issue on Infrastructure for Research in Spatio-Temporal Query Processing

Amdb: A Design Tool for Access Methods   Marcel Kornacker, Mehul Shah, and Joseph M. Hellerstein 3
A Status Report on XXL---a Software Infrastructure for Efficient Query Processing    
    Michael Cammert, Christoph Heinz, Jürgen Krämer, Martin Schneider, and Bernhard Seeger 12
Generating Traffic Data   Thomas Brinkhoff 19
Synthetic and Real Spatiotemporal Datasets    
    Mario A. Nascimento, Dieter Pfoser, and Yannis Theodoridis 26
Generating Dynamic Raster Data    
    Theodoros Tzouramanis, Michael Vassilakopoulos, and Yannis Manolopoulos 33
Spatio-Temporal Access Methods   Mohamed F. Mokbel, Thanaa M. Ghanem, and Walid G. Aref 40
Spatio-Temporal Data Exchange Standards   Albrecht Schmidt and Christian S. Jensen 50

Announcements and Notices

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