Bulletin of the Technical Committee on


December 2007 Vol. 30 No. 4   IEEE Computer Society


Letter from the Editor-in-Chief   David Lomet 1
Letter from the Special Issue Editors   Peter Buneman and Dan Suciu 2

Special Issue on Data Provenance

Provenance in Databases: Past, Current, and Future   Wang-Chiew Tan 3
Provenance and Data Synchronization   J. Nathan Foster and Grigoris Karvounarakis 13
Program Slicing and Data Provenance   James Cheney 22
Recording Provenance for SQL Queries and Updates   Stijn Vansummeren and James Cheney 29
Issues in Building Practical Provenance Systems   Adriane Chapman, H.V. Jagadish 38
Provenance in Scientific Workflow Systems   Susan Davidson, Sarah Cohen-Boulakia,  
    Anat Eyal, Bertram Ludascher, Timothy McPhillips, Shawn Bowers, Manish Kumar Anand, Juliana Freire 44
Copyright and Provenance: Some Practical Problems   John Mark Ockerbloom 51

Announcements and Notices

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