Session II: Interoperability of Databases

  1. Design features of interoperable databases

    Daniel Gardner, Cornell University

  2. Information retrieval and complex queries

    Peter Karp, SRI International

  3. Definition of data elements and database structure

    William Gelbart, Harvard University

  4. Novel approaches to achieving interoperability

    James Bower, California Institute of Technology

Moderated Discussion

Perry Miller, Yale University

12:30 PM



Session III: Database Integrity

  1. Curation and quality control

    Michael Cherry, Stanford University

  2. Error detection protocols

    Chris Overton, University of Pennsylvania

  3. Methods for correcting errors

    Bill Andersen, Knowledge Bus, Inc.

Moderated Discussion

David Galas, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Science




Session IV: Converting Data to Knowledge—

Analytical Approaches

  1. Modeling and simulation

    James Bower, California Institute of Technology

  2. Data Mining

    Douglas Brutlag, Stanford University

  3. Visualization of model fit to data

    John Mazziotta, University of California, Los Angeles

Moderated Discussion

Ray White, University of Utah



Gio Wiederhold, Stanford University


Reception in the Great Hall

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