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   ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS) is a prestigious publication for computer scientists working in the area of data management. In this increasingly multi-faceted and rapidly evolving area, TODS aims to publish high-quality and influential results that represent a fusion of theory and practice. In doing so, TODS provides insights into the thoughts of the best minds in database research.

TODS covers the management of structured and unstructured data, including text and XML data; spatial and temporal data; multimedia data; scientific data; graph data; sensor data; uncertain data; streaming data.

Topics include, but are not limited to, the following aspects of database systems: data modeling and semantics, database design; data models and query languages; query processing and optimization; analytics, aggregation, warehousing, OLAP; storage, physical database design; access methods and indexing; transaction management and processing; data integration; security, privacy, authentication, provenance, and trust; cloud computing; data management applications and infrastructures; systems architectures; distributed data management; and in-memory data management.


April 30, 2015
TODS and SIGMOD have agreed to offer TODS papers that are not extensions of a conference paper a presentation slot at the next SIGMOD conference. One more reason to publish in TODS. Read more here.
February 1, 2015
As of February 1, 2015, four Associate Editors, George Kollios, Paul Larson, Yufei Tao, and Johannes Gehrke, have ended their terms, having served on the editorial board for seven, seven, seven, and four years, respectively. (They will stay on until they complete their current loads.) We are fortunate that they have donated their time and world-class expertise during these years. Also six new Associate Editors have joined the editorial board: K. Selcuk Candan, Amol Deshpande, Daniel Kifer, Mohamed Mokbel, Jun Yang, and Ke Yi. Please read more here.
June 1, 2014
The ACM Publications Board has appointed Christian S. Jensen as the seventh Editor-in-Chief of ACM TODS, as of this date. Christian replaces Z. Meral Özsoyoğlu, who provided six years and eight months of excellent stewardship as TODS Editor-in-Chief. In addition to his many other accomplishments, Christian is an experienced TODS editor having previously served for six years as an Associate Editor (8/1/2001 to 7/31/2007).
Jan 5, 2014
TODS welcomes five new associate editors: Yanlei Diao, Floris Geerts, Ihab Ilyas, Nick Koudas, Christopher Ré. In January 2014, Anastasia Ailamaki, Michael Bohlen, and Xuemin Lin are completing their terms as TODS associate editors.
July 11, 2013
New options for ACM authors to manage rights and permissions for their work: ACM introduces a new publishing license agreement, an updated copyright transfer agreement, and a new author-pays option which allows for perpetual open access through the ACM Digital Library. For more information, visit the ACM Author Rights webpage a
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