Introduction

Areas of Interest

  • Big Data management and NoSQL databases
  • Linked Data and graph databases
  • XML data design and evolution
  • XML schema inference
  • Analysis of real-world (XML) data, schemas and operations
  • Similarity of XML data and its exploitation
  • Automatic generating of XML data, XML benchmarking
  • Management of XML data using (object-)relational databases

Research Group

XML Research Group - XRG

Workplace

Associate Professor
Department of Software Engineering
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Charles University
Malostranske namesti 25
118 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic

Contact

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Memberships, Projects, and Other Activities

Grants and Projects

  • Co-researcher of TAČR project – System for advanced analytics of large connected data based on simmilarity modeling
    [id: TAČR TH03010276, start: 2018, end: 2020]
  • Co-researcher of Internationales Büro des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung, Bundesrepublik Deutschland project: NoSQL-Net - Managing Linked Data in NoSQL Stores under Schema Evolution
    [id: 01DS13026, start: 2014, end: 2014]
  • Supervisor of GAUK project - Evolution and adaptability of complex applications
    [id: GAUK 1416213, start: 2013, end: 2015, researcher: Marek Polak]
  • Co-researcher of TAČR project – Intelligent library INTLIB
    [id: TA02010182, start: 2012, end: 2015]
  • Supervisor of GAUK project - Efficient processing of Linked Data
    [id: GAUK 4105, start: 2011, end: 2013, researcher: Martin Svoboda]
  • Co-researcher of GAČR project – Handling XML Data in Heterogeneous and Dynamic Environments
    [id: GAČR P202/10/0573, start: 2010, end: 2012]
  • Supervisor of GAUK project - Architecture for trust Linked Data
    [id: GAUK 3110, start: 2010, end: 2012, researcher: Tomas Knap]
  • Supervisor of GAUK project - Evolution and adaptability of XML applications
    [id: GAUK 34710, start: 2010, end: 2010, researcher: Lubos Kulic]
  • Principal researcher of GAČR project – Management of XML data in (object-)relational databases and related issues
    [id: GAČR 201/09/P364, start: 2009, end: 2011]
  • Member of GAČR project - Processing of XML data
    [id: GAČR 201/09/0990, start: 2009, end: 2011]
  • Member of GAČR project - Development of a Native Storage for XML Data
    [id: GAČR 201/06/0756, start: 2006, end: 2008]
  • Member of project SemWeb of the Program of the Information Society of the Thematic Program II of the National Research Program of the Czech Republic - Intelligent Models, Algorithms, Methods and Tools for the Semantic Web Realisation
    [id: 1ET100300419, start: 2005, end: 2008]

Co-organization of Conferences

  • FiCloud ’17: the IEEE 5th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud
  • MobiWis ’17: the 14th International Conference on Mobile Web and Intelligent Information Systems
  • Innovate-Data ’17: the 3rd International Conference on Big Data Innovations and Applications
  • NoSQL-Net ’15: the 2nd International Workshop on NoSQL Databases, Emerging Database Technologies and Applications - in conjunction with DEXA '15
  • NoSQL-Net ’14: the 1st International Workshop on NoSQL Databases and Linked Data Applications - in conjunction with DEXA '14
  • BenchmarX '10: the 2nd International Workshop on Benchmarking of Database Management Systems and Data-Oriented Web Technologies - in conjunction with DASFAA '10
  • X-Schemas’09: the 1st International Workshop on Schema Languages for XML - in conjunction with ADBIS '09
  • MoViX ’09: the 1st International Workshop on Modelling and Visualization of XML and Semantic Web Data - in conjunction with DEXA '09
  • BenchmarX '09: the 1st International Workshop on Benchmarking of XML and Semantic Web Applications - in conjunction with DASFAA '09

Reviews, Chairing

  • PC member of IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Computer Science – RCIS '19
  • PC member of the 34th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing – ACM SAC '19 - Web Technologies Track
  • PC member of the 22nd International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium – IDEAS '18
  • External reviewer of the VLDB Journal
  • PC member of IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Computer Science – RCIS '18
  • PC member of the 8th International Conference on Information Society and Techology – ICIST '18
  • PC member of the 33rd ACM Symposium On Applied Computing – ACM SAC '18 - Web Technologies Track
  • Reviewer of a special issue of the Big Data Research Journal
  • PC member of the Czech and Slovak conference – Data a Znalosti '17
  • PC member of the 21st International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium – IDEAS '17
  • PC member of the 19th IEEE Conference on Business Informatics – CBI '17
  • PC member of conference DATESO '17
  • PC member of IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Computer Science – RCIS '17
  • PC member of the 7th International Conference on Information Society and Techology – ICIST '17
  • PC member of the International Conference on Informatics, Health & Technology – ICIHT '17
  • PC member of the 32nd ACM Symposium On Applied Computing – ACM SAC '17 - Web Technologies Track
  • PC member of the 3rd International Workshop on High Performance Big Graph Data Management, Analysis, and Mining BigGraphs '16
  • PC member of the 15th International Conference on Ontologies, DataBases, and Applications of Semantics ODBASE '16
  • PC member of the Czech and Slovak conference – WIKT & Data a Znalosti '16
  • PC member of the 20th International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium – IDEAS '16
  • PC member of the CAiSE Forum '16
  • PC member of IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Computer Science – RCIS '16
  • PC member of the 6th International Conference on Information Society and Techology – ICIST '16
  • PC member of the 31st ACM Symposium On Applied Computing – ACM SAC '16 - Web Technologies Track
  • PC member of the 14th International Conference on Ontologies, DataBases, and Applications of Semantics ODBASE '15
  • PC member of the Czech and Slovak conference – Data a znalosti '15
  • PC member of the 19th International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium – IDEAS '15
  • PC member of the IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Big Data Computing – CBDCom '15
  • PC member of IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Computer Science – RCIS '15
  • PC member of conference DATESO '15
  • PC member of the 5th International Conference on Information Society and Techology – ICIST '15
  • PC member of the 30th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing – ACM SAC '15 - Web Technologies Track
  • Independent expert for project monitoring for the EU FP7 (December 2014)
  • Reviewer of a special issue of Advanced Techniques for Cloud Data Management of the International Journal Transactions on Large-Scale Data and Knowledge Centered Systems
  • Session chair of the 25th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications - DEXA '14
  • PC member of conference Znalosti '14
  • Independent expert for evaluation of project proposals for the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020 (May - June 2014)
  • PC member of the Special Track on Big Data Processing and Management of the International Conference on Management of computational and collective IntElligence in Digital EcoSystems – MEDES '14
  • PC member of the 18th East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems – ADBIS '14
  • PC member of the 18th International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium – IDEAS '14
  • PC member of conference DATESO '14
  • Reviewer of a special issue of the International Journal of Information System Modeling and Design
  • PC member of IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Computer Science – RCIS '14
  • PC member of 29th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing – ACM SAC '14 - Web Technologies Track
  • Independent expert for evaluation of project proposals for the EU 7th Framework Programme (May - June 2013)
  • Reviewer of book Data Processing Techniques in the Era of Big Data, CRC Press, 2013.
  • PC member of conference DATESO '13
  • PC member of IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Computer Science – RCIS '13
  • PC member of 10th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications – AICCSA '13
  • PC member of the 17th International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium – IDEAS '13
  • PC member of the 17th East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems – ADBIS '13
  • PC member of 28th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing – ACM SAC '13 - Web Technologies Track
  • Co-chair of the Data Management Track of the 4th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies – ANT '13
  • PC member of the 27th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications – AINA '13
  • PC member of the 16th International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium – IDEAS '12
  • Reviewer of LNCS Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge-Centered Systems, Springer, 2012.
  • PC member of conference DATESO '12
  • PC member of the International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics – WIMS '12
  • PC member of the 7th FTRA International Conference on Future Information Technology – Future Tech '12
  • PC member of IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Computer Science – RCIS '12
  • Co-chair of the Data Management Track of the 3rd International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies – ANT '12
  • PC member of the 26th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications – AINA '12
  • PC member of 27th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing – ACM SAC '12 - Web Technologies Track
  • Session chair of the 20th International Conference on Information Systems Development ISD '11
  • Reviewer of The Computer Journal, Oxford University Press, 2011.
  • PC member of the International Conference IAR '11
  • PC member of the 1st ACIS/JNU International Conference on Computers, Networks, Systems, and Industrial Engineering – CNSI '11
  • PC member of conference DATESO '11
  • Session chair of the 11th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering WISE '10
  • PC member of IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Computer Science – RCIS '11
  • PC member of 26th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing – ACM SAC '11 - Web Technologies Track
  • PC member of conference DATESO '10
  • PC member of 25th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing – ACM SAC '10 - Web Technologies Track
  • PC member of IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Computer Science – RCIS '10
  • Reviewer of book "Advanced Applications and Structures in XML Processing: Label Streams, Semantics Utilization and Data Query Technologies", edited by Changqing Li, Duke University, USA and Tok Wang Ling, National University of Singapore, Singapore. Idea Group Publishing, 2009
  • PC member of 1st International Workshop on Schema Languages for XML - X-Schemas’09 - in conjunction with ADBIS '09
  • PC member of 1st International Workshop on Modelling and Visualization of XML and Semantic Web Data - MoViX ’09 - in conjunction with DEXA '09
  • PC member of 1st International Workshop on Benchmarking of XML and Semantic Web Applications - BenchmarX '09 - in conjunction with DASFAA '09
  • PC member of 9th International Conference on Information Technology, Applications and Theory - ITAT '09
  • PC member of conference DATESO '09
  • Session chair of the 20th Australasian Database Conference ADC '09
  • PC member of the 6th Spring Young Researchers Colloquium on Databases and Information Systems – SYRCoDIS '09
  • PC member of IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Computer Science – RCIS '09
  • Session chair of the 7th International Conference on Ontologies, DataBases, and Applications of Semantics ODBASE '08
  • Session chair of IADIS International Conference Informatics '08
  • Reviewer of WDS '08 - Week of Doctoral Students, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Reviewer of book "Open and Novel Issues in XML Database Applications: Future Directions and Advanced Technologies", edited by Eric Pardede, La Trobe University, Australia, Idea Group Publishing, 2008
  • PC member of IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Computer Science – RCIS '08
  • PC member of conference DATESO '08
  • PC member of the 5th Spring Young Researchers Colloquium on Databases and Information Systems – SYRCoDIS '08
  • External reviewer of SOFSEM ’05: 31st Annual Conference on Current Trends in Theory and Practice of Informatics
  • External reviewer of EDBT ’04: 9th International Conference on Extending Database Technology

Foreign Research Stays and Work Experience

  • summer semester 2017: OTH Regensburg, Germany:
    • Teaching of course "Modern database concepts" (lectures + practicals)
  • mid April - mid July 2016 (3 months): Helsinki, Finland - research cooperation with:
    • Jiaheng Lu, Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • September - November 2011 (3 months): Melbourne + Sydney, Australia - research cooperation with:
    • Eric Pardede, Department of Computer Science & Computer Engineering, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    • Sherif Sakr, National ICT Australia (NICTA), ATP lab, Sydney, Australia