meets weekly to discuss research in computer information management
systems with particular emphasis on: databases, information
visualization, information retrieval, multimedia systems,
libraries, electronic publishing, and knowledge discovery.
The group consists currently of twelve graduate
and advanced undergraduate students who are advised by Isabel Cruz. Outside
visitors and other faculty and students join the group meetings frequently.
Support is provided by two grants from the National Science Foundation,
including a CAREER Award, by NATO, and by a graduate student fellowship
The 2000 ACM
SIGMOD Digital Symposium Collection (DiSC)
has been produced almost in its entirety in the ADVIS
research lab by the production team
consisting of Donald Ichiro Lambe, Shereen Abdallah, with the founding editor, Isabel Cruz.
In particular, the complete digitization, editing, and compression of the SIGMOD keynote
talks by Jim Gray and Ted Berger were performed in the lab.