University of Munich (LMU) - Institute for Computer Science - Unit for Database Systems


Publications by Martin Ester

[34] Ester M., Groß M., Kriegel H.-P.: “Focused Web Crawling: A Generic Framework for Specifying the User Interest and for Adaptive Crawling Strategies”, submitted to 27th Int. Conf. on Very Large Databases (VLDB ‘01), Rom, Italien, 2001. Submitted Version (pdf, 212K)
[33] Ankerst M., Ester M., Kriegel H.-P.: “Cooperative Classification: A Visualization-Based Approach of Combining the Strengths of the User and the Computer”, submitted to Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, an International Journal, Kluwer Academic Publishers. Submitted Version (pdf, 647K)
[32] Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J.: “Algorithms and Applications for Spatial Data Mining”, invited chapter for Geographic Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Research Monographs in GIS, Taylor and Francis, 2001.
[31] Braunmueller B., Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J.: “Multiple Similarity Queries: A Basic DBMS Operation for Mining in Metric Databases“, Special Issue on "Best Papers of ICDE 2000", IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2001. Submitted Version (pdf, 243K) 
[30] Ester M., Sander J.: "Knowledge Discovery in Databases: Techniken und Anwendungen der Wissensextraktion" (in German), Springer textbook, Springer, September 2000.  Table of Contents (pdf, 10k)
[29] Ester M., Groß M.: “Ariadne: a Focused Crawler with Adaptive Classification of the Hyperlinks” (in German), Proc. German Conf. on Machine Learning, Birlinghoven, Germany, Sept. 2000.  Extended Abstract (pdf, 23k)
[28] Ankerst M., Ester M., Kriegel H.-P.: "Towards an Effective Cooperation of the Computer and the User for Classification", Proc. 6th Int. Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD ‘2000), Boston, MA, 2000. Full Paper (pdf, 1.4M)
[27] Ester M., Kohlhammer J., Kriegel H.-P.: "The DC-tree: a Fully Dynamic Index Structure for Data Warehouses", Proc.16th Int. Conf. on Data Engineering (ICDE ‘2000), San Diego, CA, 2000. Full Paper (pdf, 83K)
[26] Braunmueller B., Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J.: “Efficiently Supporting Multiple Similarity Queries for Mining in Metric Databases“, Proc.16th Int. Conf. on Data Engineering (ICDE ‘2000), San Diego, CA, 2000. Full Paper (pdf, 183K)
[25] Ester M., Frommelt A., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J.: “Spatial Data Mining: Database Primitives, Algorithms and Efficient DBMS Support”, Special Issue on: "Integration of Data Mining with Database Technology", Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, an International Journal, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 4, Nos. 2/3, 2000. Submitted Version (pdf, 257K)
[24] Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J.: “Knowledge Discovery in Spatial Databases”, invited paper at 23rd German Conf. on Artificial Intelligence (KI '99), Bonn, Germany, 1999. Full Paper (pdf, 1.6M)
[23] Ankerst M., Elsen Ch., Ester M., Kriegel H.-P.: "Visual Classification: An Interactive Approach to Decision Tree Construction", Proc.5th Int. Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD ‘99), San Diego, CA, 1999. Full Paper (pdf, 93K) 
[22] Ester M.: "Knowledge Discovery in Spatial Databases", Habilitation Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Munich, 1999. Abstract (postscript, 100K)
[21] Ester M., Gundlach S., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J.: “Database Primitives for Spatial Data Mining”, Proc. Int. Conf. on Databases in Office, Engineering and Science, (BTW '99), Freiburg, Germany, 1999. Full Paper (pdf, 155K)
[20] Ester M. “Spatial Analysis”, invited article in Handbook of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Kloesgen W. and Zytkow J. (eds.), Oxford University Press, to appear in 1999. Preliminary Draft (postscript, 2.0M)
[19] Ester M., Frommelt A., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J.: “Algorithms for Classification and Trend Detection in Spatial Databases”, Proc. 4th Int. Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD ‘98), New York City, NY, 1998, pp. 44-50. Full Paper (postscript, 2.3M) 
[18] Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J., Xu X.: “Incremental Clustering for Mining in a Data Warehousing Environment”, Proc. 24th Int. Conf. on Very Large Databases (VLDB ‘98), New York City, NY, 1998, pp. 323-333. Full Paper (postscript, 1M)
[17] Sander J., Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Xu X.: “Density-Based Clustering in Spatial Databases: The Algorithm GDBSCAN and its Applications”, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, an International Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, pp. 169-194. Abstract (postscript, 22K)
[16] Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J., Xu X.: “Clustering for Mining in Large Spatial Databases”, KI (Artificial Intelligence), Special Issue on Data Mining, ScienTec Publishing, March 1998, pp. 18-24. Full Paper (postscript, 967K)
[15] Ester M., Wittmann R.: “Incremental Generalization for Mining in a Data Warehousing Environment”, Proc. 6th Int. Conf. on Extending Database Technology (EDBT ‘98), Valencia, Spain, 1998, pp.135-152. Full Paper (postscript, 1.09M)
[14] Xu X., Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J.: “A distribution-based Clustering Algorithm for Mining in Large Spatial Databases”, Proc. 14th Int. Conf. on Data Engineering (ICDE ’98), Orlando, FL, 1998, pp. 324-331. Full Paper (postscript, 923 K)
[13] Xu X., Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J.: “Clustering and Knowledge Discovery in Spatial Databases”, Vistas in Astronomy, Vol. 41, No. 3, 1997, pp. 397-403. (Special issue, proceedings of European Science Foundation workshop on “From Information Fusion to Data Mining”, Granada, April 1997, editors R. Molina, F. Murtagh and A. Heck). 
[12] Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J., Xu X.: “Density-Connected Sets and their Application for Trend Detection in Spatial Databases”, Proc. 3nd Int. Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD ‘97), Newport Beach, CA, AAAI Press, 1997, pp. 10-15. Full Paper (postscript, 1.8M)
[11] Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J.: “Spatial Data Mining: A Database Approach“, Proc. 5th Int. Symp. on Large Spatial Databases (SSD '97), Berlin, Germany, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 1262, Springer, 1997, pp. 47-68. Full Paper (postscript, 977K)
[10] Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Wirth S.: “Feature Based Classification of Protein Docking Sites: An Algorithm for Large Databases and Experimental Results”, Proc. German Conf. on Bioinformatics (GCB ‘96), Leipzig, Germany, 1996, pp. 193-196. Extended Abstract (postscript, 111K)
[9] Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Sander J., Xu X.: “A Density-Based Algorithm for Discovering Clusters in Large Spatial Databases with Noise”, Proc. 2nd int. Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD ‘96), Portland, Oregon, 1996, AAAI Press, 1996. Full Paper (postscript, 163K)
[8] Schomburg D., Jakob U., Meyer M., Wilson P., Sagerer G., Ackermann F., Herrmann G., Posch S., Soumpasis M., Grimm G., Ihmels B., Strahm M., Kriegel H.-P., Seidl T., Schmidt T., Ester M., Xu X.: “BIOWEPRO: Interactions of Proteins” (in German), Proc. BMBF-Statusseminar "Molecular Bioinformatics", Braunschweig, 1995, pp.125-153.
[7] Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Xu X.: “Knowledge Discovery in Large Spatial Databases: Focusing Techniques for Efficient Class Identification”, Proc. 4th Int. Symp. on Large Spatial Databases (SSD '95), Portland, Maine, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 951, Springer, 1995, pp. 67-82. Full Paper (postscript, 603K)
[6] Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Xu X.: “A Database Interface for Clustering in Large Spatial Databases”, Proc. 1st Int. Conf. on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining (KDD ‘95), Montreal, Canada, 1995, pp. 94-99. Full Paper (postscript, 110K)
[5] Ester M., Kriegel H.-P., Seidl T., Xu X.: “Shape-Based Search for Complementary 3D Surfaces in a Protein Database” (in German), Proc. Int. Conf. on Databases in Office, Engineering and Science (BTW '95), Informatik aktuell, Springer, 1995, pp. 373-382. Full Paper (postscript, 607K)
[4] Aldinger K., Ester M., Förstner G., Kriegel H.-P., Seidl T.: “Database Support for Protein Protein Docking: an Efficient and Robust Feature Index” (in German), Proc. German Conf. on Bioinformatics (GCB ‘94), Jena, Germany, 1994. Full Paper (postscript, 150K)
[3] Ester M.: “Consistency Tools for PROLOG Knowledge Bases“ (in German), PhD. Thesis, VdF Publishing Company, Zurich, 1989.
[2] Appelrath H.-J., Ester M., Jasper H., Ultsch A.: “KOFIS: An Expert System for Integrated Mangagement of Documents and Knowledge” (in German), in Proc. Expert Systems ‘87, Teubner Publishing Company, Stuttgart, 1987, pp.1-18.
[1] Appelrath H.-J., Ester M.: “Knowledge Based Office Information System: Modelling with Extended SDM and Implementation with PROLOG”, in Proc. Office Automation ‘85, Teubner Publishing Company, Stuttgart, 1985, pp.172-191.