I am associated with the Database Systems
Group at UC Santa Cruz. My research focuses on database
systems and more specifically on approximation techniques for semi-structured data, on-line database tuning, and data management in peer-to-peer systems.
Students I do research with:
Selected Recent Publications (Complete
list from DBLP)
- T. Condie, P. Mineiro, N. Polyzotis and M. Weimer, "Machine Learning on Big Data", Tutorial given at ICDE 2013.
K. Schnaitter, N. Polyzotis, "Semi-Automatic Index Tuning:
Keeping DBAs in the Loop", to appear in VLDB 2012.
M. Consens, K. Ioannidou, J. Lefevre, N. Polyzotis,
"Divergent Physical Design Tuning for Replicated
Databases", to appear in SIGMOD 2012.
A. Parameswaran, H. Garcia-Molina, H.
Park, N. Polyzotis, A. Ramesh and J.
Widom, "CrowdScreen: Algorithms for Filtering
Data with Humans", in SIGMOD 2012.
J. Buck, N. Watkins, J. LeFevre, K. Ioannidou,
C. Maltzahn, N. Polyzotis, S. Brandt, "SciHadoop:
Array-based Query Processing in Hadoop", in
A. Vlachou, C. Doulkeridis, N. Polyzotis, "Skyline
Query Processing over Joins", in SIGMOD 2011.
D. Dash, N. Polyzotis, A. Ailamaki, "CoPhy: A
Scalable, Portable, and Interactive Index Advisor for
Large Workloads", in VLDB 2011.
A. Parameswaran, A. Das Sarma, H. Garcia-Molina,
N. Polyzotis, J. Widom, "Human-Assisted Graph Search: It's
Okay to Ask Questions", in VLDB 2011.
A. Parameswaran and N. Polyzotis, "Answering Queries using
Humans, Algorithms and Databases", in CIDR 2011.
K. Schnaitter, N. Polyzotis, and L. Getoor, "Index Interactions in Physical Design Tuning: Modeling, Analysis, and Applications", in VLDB 2009.
G. Candea, N. Polyzotis, and R. Vingralek, "A Scalable,
Operator for Highly Concurrent Data Warehouses", in VLDB 2009.
J. Finger and N. Polyzotis, "Robust and Efficient
Algorithms for Rank Join Evaluation", in
K. Schnaitter and N. Polyzotis, "Evaluating Rank Joins
with Optimal Cost", in PODS 2008. (Best newcomer award)
S. Abiteboul and N. Polyzotis, "The Data Ring: Community
Content Sharing", in CIDR 2007.
Teaching (current academic year)
- CMPS 12A: Introduction to Programming (Winter 2013)
- CMPS 181: Database Systems II (Spring 2013)
- CMPS 278: Design and Implementation of Database Systems (Spring 2013)
- Ph.D. Computer Sciences, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2003.
- M.Sc. Computer Sciences, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2000.
- Diploma: Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical Univ. of Athens, Greece, 1997.
Here is a more detailed CV.
- VLDB 2013 -- PC Member
- SIGMOD 2013 -- PC Member
- PODS 2013 -- PC Member
- Past Service...
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Last modified: March 2012