The VLDB Journal (2007) 16:1–3 DOI 10.1007/s00778-006-0031-0 GUEST EDITORIAL Laura M. Haas · Christian S. Jensen · Martin L. Kersten Published online: 13 September 2006 © Springer-Verlag 2006 It has become a tradition to dedicate an issue of The versions of their papers. The papers in this special VLDB Journal to selected papers from the International issue are thus the results of the subsequent reviewing Conference on Very Large Databases. This issue is ded- and revision of the extended submissions. The issue cov- icated to the 31st VLDB conference, which was held ers a broad area of database research and highlights the in Trondheim, Norway from August 30 to September vitality of the research area. 2, 2005. Following the vision of the VLDB Endow- In their paper, Godfrey, Shipley, and Gryz study the ment to further broaden the scope of database research, problem of efﬁcient maximal-vector computation or, as the conference encompassed four program committees: it is often referred to in a database context, skyline com- core database technology, infrastructure for information putation. Given a pair of vectors, or tuples, the one vec- systems, industrial applications and experiences, and tor or tuple dominates the other if for each dimension
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