October 24-26, 2007
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Speaker: Elisa Bertino


Elisa Bertino

Full Professor
Purdue University
Department of Computer Sciences
Richard & Patricia Lawson Computer Science Building
West Lafayette IN
47907 USA

Elisa Bertino is professor of at the Computer at the Department of Computer Sciences, Purdue University and Research Director of CERIAS. Her main research interests cover many areas in the fields of information security and database systems. Her research combines both theoretical and practical aspects, addressing as well applications in a number of domains, such as medicine and humanities. Current research includes:

* access control systems, secure publishing techniques and secure broadcast for XML;

* advanced RBAC models and foundations of access control models;

* trust negotiation languages;

* data mining and privacy;

* multi-strategy filtering systems for Web pages and sites;

* security for grid-computning systems and web services;

* object-oriented and object-relational databases;

* databases and multimedia, integration of database and virtual reality techniques;

* geografical information systems and spatial databases;

* advanced applications in the area of archaelogy.

She is co-editor in chief of VLDB Journal and she is currently a memeber of the editorial boards of several international journals, including ACM Transactions on Information and System Security, IEEE Internet Computing, IEEE Security&Privacy, Acta Informatica.

She is author of several articles which appeared in International Journals and Conference Proceedings, and is co-author of the books:

* Object-Oriented Database Systems (Addison-Wesley, 1993)

* Indexing Techniques for Advanced Database Systems (Kluwer, 1997)

* Intelligent Database Systems (Addison-Wesley, 2001)

Elisa will demonstrate Integrating Data Management and Panoramic Images for an Effective Representation of Cultural Heritage Information. [Demonstration]