Fakultät für Informatik Arbeitsgruppe Datenbanken & Software Engineering

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Gunter Saake

Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
Department of Computer Science
Institute for Technical and Business Information Systems
Database Research Group
P.O. Box 4120, D-39016 Magdeburg, Germany

Office:Building 29, Room 110
Phone:+49 391 67-58800
Fax:+49 391 67-12020

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Selected Journal Publications since 2004

My Publications

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  • 1988

    • G. Engels, U. Hohenstein, L. Neugebauer, G. Saake, and H.-D. Ehrich. Konzeption einer integrierten Datenbank-Entwurfsumgebung. In Proc. of the DBTA/SI Conf. ``Data Dictionaries und Entwicklungswerkzeuge für Datenbankanwendungen'', pages 151–157, Zürich, 1988. Verlag der Fachvereine an den Schweiz. Hochschulen und Techniken.
    • G. Engels, U. Hohenstein, G. Saake, and H.-D. Ehrich. Auf dem Weg zu einer integrierten Datenbank-Entwurfsumgebung. In G. Snelting, editor, Proc. of the GI-Workshop ``Sprachspezifische Programmierumgebungen'', pages 38–51, TH Darmstadt, 1988.
    • K. Küspert, G. Saake, and L. Wegner. Duplicate Detection and Deletion in the Extended NF2 Data Model. Technical Report TR 88.11.012, IBM Wissenschaftliches Zentrum Heidelberg, 1988.
    • U. W. Lipeck and G. Saake. Entwurf von Systemverhalten durch Spezifikation und Transformation temporaler Anforderungen. In R. Valk, editor, Proc. GI-Jahrestagung, volume 188 of Informatik-Fachbericht, pages 449–463, Berlin, 1988. Springer-Verlag.
    • G. Saake and U. W. Lipeck. Foundations of Temporal Integrity Monitoring. In C. Rolland et al., editors, Proc. of the IFIP Working Conf. on Temporal Aspects in Information Systems, pages 235–249, Amsterdam, 1988. North-Holland.
    • Gunter Saake. Spezifikation, Semantik und Überwachung von Objektlebensläufen in Datenbanken. Dissertation, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany, 1988. In German.

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Selected Awards for supervised PhD Students

Curriculum Vitae

Gunter Saake was born in 1960 in Göttingen, Germany. He received the diploma and the Ph. D. degree in computer science from the Technical University of Braunschweig, F. R. G., in 1985 and 1988, respectively. From 1988 to 1989 he was a visiting scientist at the IBM Heidelberg Scientific Center where he joined the Advanced Information Management project and worked on language features and algorithms for sorting and duplicate elimination in nested relational database structures. In January 1993 he received the Habilitation degree (venia legendi) for computer science from the Technical University of Braunschweig. Since May 1994, Gunter Saake is full professor for the area Databases and Information Systems at the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg. From April 1996 to March 1998, he was dean of the faculty for computer science at the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg and was again elected as Dean in 2012.

Gunter Saake participated in a national project on object bases for experts and in the European BRA working groups IS-CORE, ModelAge, ASPIRE and FIREworks. His research interests include conceptual design of data base applications, query languages for complex data base structures and languages, semantics and methodology for object-oriented system specification and application development in distributed and heterogeneous environments. He is member of ACM, IEEE Computer Society, GI and of the organization committee of GI AK `Foundations of Information Systems'. Besides being author and co-author of scientific publications, he is author of a book "Object-oriented Modelling of Information Systems", co-author of four lecture books on Database Concepts, a book on Java and Databases, a lecture book on Object Databases and a book on Building efficient applications using Oracle8 (all in German).

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