COMAD 2009 PhD Workshop

International School of Information Management (ISiM)

University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India

(Co-located with COMAD 2009)

December 9, 2009

A half-day PhD Workshop will be held under the banner of COMAD 2009 on December 9, 2009 at ISiM, Mysore. Contributions were invited from PhD students working in the broad area of data management. After rigorous peer review, four papers have been accepted for presentation at the workshop. The workshop will also include two invited talks.

Program Schedule

Time (Hrs)
Registration and Lunch 1245 - 1345
Welcome and Inauguration 1345 - 1400
Research Session 1400 - 1530
     Speculation-Based Protocols for Improving the Performance of Read-only Transactions
     T. Ragunathan
1400 - 1430
     Applications of Data Mining Techniques in E-learning
     Dimple V. Paul
1430 - 1500
     A Computational Tool to Aid in Bharata Natyam Teaching and Choreography
     Sangeeta Jadhav
1500 - 1530
Invited Talk - I 1530 - 1600
     Mining the Web for Business Intelligence
     Prof. Rohini K. Srihari (University at Buffalo, State University of New York)
1530 - 1600
Tea Break 1600 - 1615
Invited Talk - II 1615 - 1745
     How to Survive a PhD
     Prof. Sharma Chakravarthy (University of Texas at Arlington, USA)
1615 - 1745


Please click here for information on registration.


The proceedings of the workshop will be published online.


Workshop Chairs

  • Dr. Chandrashekar Ramanathan, IIIT-Bangalore, India
  • Dr. Jyoti D. Pawar, DCST, Goa University, India

    Program Committee

  • Dr. Animesh Adhikari, SPC College, Margao-Goa, India
  • Prof. Tridib Roy Chowdhury, IIIT-Bangalore and Adobe India
  • Dr. Girish Keshav Palshikar, Tata Consultancy Services, Pune, India
  • Dr. Jyoti D. Pawar, DCST, Goa University, India
  • Dr. Chandrashekar Ramanathan, IIIT-Bangalore, India
  • Prof. D. H. Rao, Jain Group of Institutions, Belgaum, India
  • Prof. P. R. Rao, DCST, Goa University, Goa, India


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