The following events and publications have been dedicated to the memory of
Paris Christos Kanellakis
Symposia, conferences, workshops
Brown University hosted a
symposium on the work of Paris Kanellakis on Friday, May 3, 1996
(see the symposium program for more information).
There was a DIMACS workshop on finite-model theory in mid-January
at Princeton Univeristy, in New Jersey.
Paris was going to give a talk there. Instead,
his colleagues talked about his work. The proceedings of
the workshop, which will be published in the DIMACS/AMS series, will
be dedicated to Paris.
There was a tutorial dedicated to Paris's work in
ACM PODS'96 (Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, June 1996).
The proceedings are also dedicated to Paris.
There will be a special session in Paris's honor at
CP'96 (Constraint Programming, August 1996) organized by
Pascal Van Hentenryck (firstname.lastname@example.org), as well as an invited lecture
series in memory of Paris. CP'96 will also give a best paper award
named after Paris, given to the paper that best exemplifies the
interdisciplinary spirit of the conference.
The proceedings will be dedicated to Paris and will feature a short technical
obituary. A workshop on Constaints and Databases, organized by
Alex Brodsky and Divesh Srivastava and held in conjunction
with CP'96, will also be dedicated to Paris.
The proceedings of PODC'96 (Principles of Distributed Computing)
will be dedicated to Paris (as well as to Anna Pogosiants, of MIT).
ICDT'97 (International Conference on Database Theory) will be
held in Greece in January 1997. The proceedings will be dedicated to Paris.
proceedings of DBPL 95,
have been dedicated to the memory of Paris.
A report on the panel chaired by Paris is included in the proceedings.
Journals - dedications and technical obituaries
The March 1996 issue of the Computing Surveys,
edited by Peter Wegner (email@example.com),
published a technical obituary of Paris.
Here is the PostScript version of it.
Journal of Algorithms has also dedicated its March 1996
issue to Paris.
There is a technical obituary in the April 1996 issue of
the Journal of Logic Programming, written by Pascal Van Hentenryck
(firstname.lastname@example.org). Paris was an associate editor of the Journal.
Moshe Vardi (email@example.com) is
editing a special issue of Information and Computation
for papers from the 1993 LICS conference, Paris' among them.
The issue will be dedicated to Paris.
Ron Fagin has taken over from Paris the job of editing a special issue
of JCSS for papers from the 1992 PODS conference. The issue
will be dedicated to Paris.
There will be a special issue of the Constraints journal, on
Constraints and Databases, edited by Peter Stuckey and Raghu Ramakrishnan.
It will be dedicated to Paris.
A special issue of the
Journal of Digital Libraries,
on Languages for Digital Libraries,
edited by Peter Buneman and Stan Zdonik,
was dedicated to Paris.
Dedications of individual manuscripts
Stephane Grumbach and Jianwen Su dedicated their paper
"Queries with Arithmetical Constraints" to Paris.
It is submitted to the special issue of TCS following CP95,
edited by Ugo Montanari.
M. Benedikt, G. Dong, L. Libkin, L. Wong dedicated their paper
"Relational expressive power of constraint query languages"
to Paris. It appeared in PODS'96.
Alain Mayer , a PhD student at Columbia University,
dedicated his thesis to the memory of Paris.
Dina Q Goldin dedicated her PhD thesis to the
memory of Paris.