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(Conference Paper Conference paper, Conference Paper Journal paper, Conference Paper Workshop paper)



Journal Paper M. Alghamdi, M. Al-Mallah, S. Keteyian, C. Brawner, J. Ehrman, S. Sakr (2017) “Predicting Diabetes Mellitus Using SMOTE and Ensemble Machine Learning Approach: The Henry Ford ExercIse Testing (FIT) Project”. PLOS ONE Journal, (To Appear). (Impact Factor: 4.41).



Journal Paper R. Baca, M. Kratky, I. Holubova, M. Necasky, T. Skopal, M. Svoboda, S. Sakr (2017) “Strcutural XML Query Processing”. Journal of ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), (To Appear). (Impact Factor: 5.243).



Journal Paper M. Al-Mallah, A. Ahmed, W. Qureshi, R. Elshawi, C. Brawner, M. Blahaa, H. Ahmed, J. Ehrmana, S. Keteyiana, S. Sakr (2017) “Using Machine Learning To Define The Association Between Cardiorespiartory Fitness And All-Cause Mortality: The FIT (Henry Ford Exercise Testing) Project”. Journal of American College of Cardiology (JACC), [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 19.896).



Journal Paper A. Ahmed, I. Sulaiman, M. Alfaris, D. Ahmed, A. Aljizeeri, A. Alsaileek, A. Sulaiman, S. Sakr, M. Al-Mallah (2017) “Non-Invasive Coronary Flow Reserve Predicts Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients With Prior Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting”. Journal of American College of Cardiology (JACC), [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 19.896).



Journal Paper A. Ahmed, I. Sulaiman, D. Ahmed, M. Alfaris, M. Aldosari, A. Aljizeeri, A. Alsaileek, A. Sulaiman, S. Sakr, M. Al-Mallah, (2017) “Incremental Prognostic Value of Coronary Calcium Scoring in Patients Undergoing 82-Rubidium Myocordial Perfusion Imaging”. Journal of American College of Cardiology (JACC), [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 19.896).



Conference Paper H. Wu, C. Wang, Y. Fu, S. Sakr, L. Zhu, K. Lu (2017) “HPDedup: A Hybrid Prioritized Data Deduplication Mechanism for Primary Storage in the Cloud”. Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference on Massive Storage Systems and Technology (MSST 2017), Santa Clara, USA, (To Appear).



Journal Paper D. Wu, L. Zhu, Q. Liu, S. Sakr, (2017) “HDM: A Composable Framework for Big Data Processing”. IEEE Transactions on Big Data, [PDF].



Journal Paper Z. Maamar, N. Faci, M. Sellami, K. Boukadi, F. Yahya, A. Barnawi S. Sakr, (2017) “On Business Process Monitoring Using Cross-Flow Coordination”. Service Oriented Computing and Applications, Springer, [PDF].



Conference Paper D. Wu, S. Sakr, L. Zhu (2017) “Towards Big Data Analytics across Multiple Clusters”. Proceedings of the 17th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2017), Madrid, Spain, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference Paper D. Wu, S. Sakr, L. Zhu (2017) “HDM: Optimized Big Data Processing with Data Provenance”. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2017), Venice, Italy, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: A).



Journal Paper D. Kupsky, A. Ahmed, S. Sakr, W. Qureshi, C. Brawner, M. Blaha, J. Ehrman, S. Keteyian, M. Al-Mallah (2017), “Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Incident Heart Failure: The FIT (Henry Ford Exercise Testing) Project”. The American Heart Journal, Elsevier, 185, [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 4.436).



Journal Paper M. Al-khateeb, W. Qurashi, R. Odeh, A. Ahmed, S. Sakr, R. Elshawi, M. Bdier, M. Al-Mallah (2017), “The Impact of Digoxin on Mortality in patients with Chronic Systolic Heart Failure: A Propensity Matched Cohort Study”. International Journal of Cardiology, Elsevier, 228, [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 6.189).



Journal Paper M. Al Rifai, R. Hung, K. Nasir, S. Keteyian, J. Ehrman , S. Sakr, R. Blumenthal, M. Blaha, M. Al-Mallah (2017), “Higher Fitness Levels Protect Against Cardiac Events in Patients with a Family History of Coronary Heart Disease: The Henry Ford Exercise Testing (FIT) Project”. American Journal of Medicine, Elsevier, [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 5.550).



Journal Paper S. Sakr (2017), “Big Data Processing Stacks”. IT Professional, IEEE, [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 1.661).



Journal Paper F. Bajaber, R. Elshawi, O. Batarfi, A. Altalhi, A. Barnawi, S. Sakr (2016), “Big Data 2.0 Processing Systems: Taxonomy and Open Challenges”. Journal of Grid Computing, Springer, 14(3), [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 2.766).



Journal Paper S. Sakr, A. Elgammal (2016), “Toward a Comprehensive Data Analytics Framework in Smart Healthcare Networks”. Journal of Big Data Research, Elsevier, Vol 4, [PDF].



Journal Paper O. Batarfi, R. Elshawi, A. Fayoumi, A. Barnawi, S. Sakr (2016), “DG-SPARQL: A Distributed Query Execution Engine of Big Attributed Graphs”. SpringerPlus Journal, Springer, [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 0.982).



Journal Paper Z. Maamar, N. Faci, S. Sakr, M. Boukhebouze, A. Barnawi. (2016), “Network-based Social Coordination of Business Processes”. Information Systems, Elsevier, 58(2), [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 2.777).



Journal Paper F. Bajaber, A. Shafaat, O. Batarfi, R. Elshawi, A. Altalhi, A. Barnawi, S. Sakr (2016), “A Cloud-Based Platform for Democratizing and Socializing the Benchmarking Process”. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA) 7(2), The Science and Information (SAI) Organization, [PDF]. (ISI Indexed).



Journal Paper A. Barnawi, A. Awad, A. Algammal, R. Elshawi, A. Almalaise, S. Sakr (2016), “An Anti-Pattern-based Runtime Business Process Compliance Monitoring Framework”. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA) 7(2), The Science and Information (SAI) Organization, [PDF]. (ISI Indexed).



Conference Paper A. Hasan, M. Hammoud, R. Nouri, S. Sakr (2016) “DREAM in Action: A Distributed and Adaptive RDF System on the Cloud”. Proceedings of the 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016), Montreal, Canada, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: A*).



Journal Paper R. Elshawi, S. Sakr (2016), “International conferences on computer systems: A Decade Analysis”. COLLNET Journal of Scientometrics and Information Management, CRC Press, [PDF].



Journal Paper D. Wu, L. Zhu, X. Xu, S. Sakr, D. Sun, Q. Lu (2016), “A Pipeline Framework for Heterogeneous Execution Environment of Big Data Processing”. IEEE Software 33(2), IEEE, [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 2.190).



Journal Paper R. Elshawi, S. Sakr (2016), “On Analyzing the Impact of Authors and Their Collaboration Patterns in the Major Computer Algorithms Research Conferences”. COLLNET Journal of Scientometrics and Information Management, CRC Press, [PDF].



Journal Paper A. Barnawi, A. Awad, A. Algammal, R. Elshawi, A. Almalaise, S. Sakr (2015), “Runtime Self-Monitoring Approach of Business Process Compliance in Cloud Environments”. Cluster Computing journal 18(4), Springer, [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 2.040).



Conference Paper D. Wu, S. Sakr, L. Zhu, Q. Lu (2015) “Composable and Efficient Functional Big Data Processing Framework”. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2015), Santa Clara, CA, USA, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: B).



Journal Paper Z. Maamar, N. Faci, E. Kajan, S. Sakr, M. Boukhebouze, A. Barnawi (2015) “How To Make Business Process Socilaize?”. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems 15(5): e2, [PDF].



Conference Paper A. Barnawi, A. Awad, A. Algammal, R. Elshawi, A. Almalaise, S. Sakr (2015) “BP-MaaS: A Runtime Compliance-Monitoring System for Business Processes”. Proceedings of the 13th edition of the Business Prcoess Management Conference (BPM 2015), Innsbruck, Austria, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: A).



Journal Paper O. Batarfi, R. Elshawi, A. Fayoumi, R. Nouri, S. Beheshti, A. Barnawi, S. Sakr (2015), “Large Scale Graph Processing Systems: Survey and An Experimental Evaluation”. Cluster Computing journal 18(3), Springer, [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 2.040).



Journal Paper E. Alomari, A. Barnawi, S. Sakr (2015), “CDPort: A Portability Framework for NoSQL Data Stores”. The Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering 40(9), Springer , [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 0.865).



Journal Paper S. Sakr, L. Wang, A. Zomaya (2015), Special issue of Transactions on Large-Scale Data and Knowledge-Centered Systems (TLDKS), Springer on "Advanced Techniques for Cloud Data Management" [PDF] [Amazon].



Conference Paper Z. Maamar, S. Sakr, A. Barnawi, S. Behteshi (2015) “A Framework of Enriching Business Processes Life-Cycle with Tagging Information”. Proceedings of the 26th edition of the Australasian Database Conference (ADC 2015), Melbourne, Australia, [PDF].



Conference Paper A. Awad, S. Sakr A. Algammal (2015) “Compliance Monitoring as a Service: Requirements, Architecture and Implementation”. Proceedings of the 26th edition of the International Conference on Cloud Computing (ICCC 2015), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, [PDF].



Conference Paper F. Bajaber, S. Sakr O. Batarfi, A. Altalhi, R. Elshawi, A. Barnawi, (2015) “Big Data Processing Systems: State-of-the-art and Open Challenges”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Cloud Computing (ICCC 2015), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, [PDF].



Conference Paper R. Elshawi, O. Batarfi, A. Fayoumi, A. Barnawi, S. Sakr (2015) “Big Graph Processing Systems: State-of-the-art and Open Challenges”. Proceedings of the IEEE BigDataService 2015, San Francisco Bay, USA, [PDF].



Conference Paper S. Sakr, A. Shafaat, F. Bajaber, A. Barnawi, O. Batarfi, A. Altalhi (2015) “Liquid Benchmarking: A Platform for Democratizing the Performance Evaluation Process”. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2015), Brussels, Belgium, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference Paper M. Hammoud, D. Abdrabu, R. Nouri, S. Behteshi, S. Sakr (2015) “DREAM: Distributed RDF Engine with Adaptive Query Planner and Minimal Communication”. Proceedings of the 41th International Conference on Vary Large Databases (VLDB 2015), Hawai, USA, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: A*).



Conference Paper A. Awad, A. Barnawi, A. Algammal, A. Almalaise, R. Elshawi, S. Sakr (2015) “Runtime Detection of Business Process Compliance Violations: An Approach based on Anti Patterns”. Proceedings of the 30th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing - Enterprise Engineering Track (SAC 2015), Salamanca, Spain, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: B).



Journal Paper L. Zhao, S. Sakr, A. Liu (2015) “A Framework for Consumer-Centric SLA Management of Cloud-Hosted Databases”. IEEE Transactions on Service Computing (IEEE TSC) 8(4), [PDF] [Project Page]. (Impact Factor: 3.520).



Conference Paper E. Alomari, A. Barnawi, S. Sakr (2014) “CDPort: A Framework of Data Portability in Cloud Platforms”. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS 2014), Hanoi, Vietnam, [PDF].



Conference Paper Z. Maamar, S. Sakr, N. Faci, M. Boukhebouze, A. Barnawi (2014) “SUPER: Social-based Business Process Management Framework”. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2014), Paris, France, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: A).



Magazine Article S. Sakr (2014) “A brief comparative perspective on SQL access for Hadoop”. IBM developerWorks, [Article Link].



Conference Paper D. Bermbach, J. Kuhlenkamp, A. Dey, S. Sakr, R. Nambiar (2014) “Towards an Extensible Middleware for Database Benchmarking”. Proceedings of the 6th TPC Technology Conference on Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking (TPCTC 2014), Hangzhou, China, [PDF].



Conference Paper A. Barnawi, O. Batarfi, S. Behteshi, R. Elshawi, A. Fayoumi, R. Nouri, S. Sakr (2014) “On Characterizing the Performance of Distributed Graph Computation Platforms”. Proceedings of the 6th TPC Technology Conference on Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking (TPCTC 2014), Hangzhou, China, [PDF].



Conference Paper Z. Maamar, N. Faci, E. Kajan, K. Boukadi, S. Sakr, M. Boukhebouze, S. Mostefaoui, V. Buregio, I. Yahya, V. Monfort, R. Hennion (2014) “Enterprise 2.0: Research Challenges and Opportunities”. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST 2014), Barcelona, Spain, [PDF].



Conference Paper R. Dijkman, S. Sakr (2014) “Effective Management of Large Repositories of Business Process Models”. Tutorial in The 26th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE 2014), hessaloniki, Greece, (To Appear). (ERA Rank: A).



Magazine Article S. Sakr (2013) “Oozie workflow scheduler for Hadoop”. IBM developerWorks, [Article Link].



Journal Paper S. Sakr, S. Elnikety, Y. He (2014) “Hybrid Query Execution Engine For Large Attributed Graphs”. Information Systems Journal, Elsevier Vol. 41 , [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 2.777).



Conference Paper S. Sakr (2014) “Cloud-Hosted Databases: Technologies, Challenges and Opportunities”. Tutorial in The IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E 2014), Boston, US.



Magazine Article S. Sakr (2013) “Get to know the R-project Toolkit in InfoSphere Streams”. IBM developerWorks, [Article Link].



Conference Paper R. Mutharaju, S. Sakr, A. Sala, P. Hitzler (2013) “D-SPARQ: Scalable SPARQL Query Processing Using Graph Partitioning and MongoDB”. Proceedings of the 12th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2013), Sydney, Australia, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference PaperACM DL Author-ize service L. Zhao, S. Sakr, A. Liu (2013) “Consumer-Centric SLA Manager for Cloud-Hosted Databases”. Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2013), CA, USA, [PDF] [Project Page]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference Paper D. Bermbach, L. Zhao, S. Sakr (2013) “Towards Comprehensive Measurement of Consistency Guarantees for Cloud-Hosted Data Storage Services”. Proceedings of the 5th TPC Technology Conference on Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking (TPCTC 2013), Trento, Italy, [PDF] [Project Page].



Journal Paper S. Sakr (2013) “Cloud-Hosted Databases: Technologies, Challenges and Opportunities”. Cluster Computing Journal, 17(2), Springer , [PDF] [Project Page]. (Impact Factor: 2.040).



Magazine Article S. Sakr (2013) “Processing large-scale graph data: A guide to current technology”. IBM developerWorks, [Article Link].



Magazine Article S. Sakr (2013) “An introduction to InfoSphere Streams: A platform for analyzing big data in motion”. IBM developerWorks, [Article Link].



Conference Paper Z. Li, Q. Lu, L. Zhu, L. Bass, X. Xu, S. Sakr, P. Bannerman (2013) “Improving Availablity for Cloud-Based Applications through Deployment Choices”. Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD 2013), CA, USA. , [Article Link]. (ERA Rank: B).



Journal Paper S. Sakr, A. Liu, A. Fayoumi (2013) “The Family of MapReduce and Large Scale Data Processing Systems”. Journal of ACM Computing Surveys (ACM CSUR) 46(1), [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 5.243).



Conference Paper Q. Lu, X. Xu, L. Zhu, L. Bass, Z. Li, S. Sakr, P. Bannerman (2013) “Incorporating Uncertainty into in-Cloud Application Deployment Decisions for Availability”. Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD 2013), CA, USA, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: B).



Conference Paper S. Sakr, A. Liu (2013) “Is Your Cloud-Hosted Database Truly Elastic?”. Proceedings of the IEEE 9th World Congress on Services (IEEE SERVICES 2013), CA, USA, [PDF] [Project Page]. (ERA Rank: B).



Conference Paper X. Xu, Q. Lu, L. Zhu, Z. Li, S. Sakr, H. Wada, I. Weber (2013) “Availability Analysis for Deployment of In-Cloud Applications”. Proceedings of the 4th International ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on Architecting Critical Systems (ISARCS 2013), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, [PDF].



Conference Paper I. Bedini, S. Sakr, B. Theeten, A. Sala, P. Cogan (2013) “Modeling Performance of a Parallel Streaming Engine: Bridging Theory and Costs”. Proceedings of the 4th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2013), Prague, Czech Republic, [PDF].



Journal Paper A. Awad, S. Sakr (2012) “On Efficient Processing of BPMN-Q Queries”. Journal of Computers in Industry 63(9): 867-881, [PDF] [Project Page]. (Impact Factor: 2.691).



Journal Paper B. Suleiman, S. Sakr, R. Jeffrey, A. Liu (2012) “On Understanding the Economics and Elasticity Challenges of Deploying Business Applications on Public Cloud Infrastructure”. Journal of Internet Services and Applications (JISA) 3(2): 173 - 193, [PDF] [Project Page].



Journal Paper H. MahmoudiNasab, S. Sakr (2012) “AdaptRDF: Adaptive Storage Management for RDF Databases”. International Journal of Web Information Systems (IJWIS) 8(2): 234 - 250, [PDF]. (ISI Indexed).



Journal Paper S. Sakr, M. Alomari (2012) “A Decade of Database Conferences: A Look Inside The Program Committees”. Scientometrics Journal 91(1): 173 - 184, [PDF] [Study Results]. (Impact Factor: 2.147).



Conference Paper S. Sakr, S. Elnikety, Y. He (2012) “G-SPARQL: A Hybrid Engine for Querying Large Attributed Graphs”. Proceedings of the 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2012), Hawaii, USA, [PDF] [Project Page]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference Paper B. Suleiman, S. Sakr, S. Venugopal, W. Sadiq (2012) “Trade-off Analysis of Elasticity Approaches for Cloud-based Business Applications”. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE 2012), Paphos, Cyprus, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference Paper S. Sakr, A. Awad, M. Kunze (2012) “Querying Process Models Repositories By Aggregated Graph Search”. Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Reuse in Business Process Management (rBPM'12), BPM Workshops, Tallinn, Estonia, [PDF] [Project Page]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference Paper L. Zhao, S. Sakr, L. Zhu, X. Xu, A. Liu (2012) “An Architecture Framework for Application-Managed Scaling of Cloud-Hosted Relational Databases”. Proceedings of the Nordic Symposium on Cloud Computing and Internet Technologies (NORDICLOUD), Helsinki, Finland, [PDF] [Project Page].



Conference Paper S. Sakr, A. Liu (2012) “SLA-Based and Consumer-Centric Dynamic Provisioning for Cloud Databases”. Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD'12), Hawaii, USA, [PDF] [Project Page]. (ERA Rank: B).



Conference Paper L. Zhao, S. Sakr, A. Liu (2012) “Application-Managed Replication Controller for Cloud-Hosted Databases”. Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD'12), Hawaii, USA, [PDF] [Project Page]. (ERA Rank: B).



Conference Paper L. Zhao, S. Sakr, A. Fekete, H. Wada, A. Liu (2012) “Application-Managed Database Replication on Virtualized Cloud Environments”. Proceedings of the Data Management in the Cloud Workshop (DMC'12), ICDE Workshops, Washington DC, USA, [PDF] [Project Page]. (ERA Rank: A*).



Journal Paper S. Sakr, A. Liu, D. Batista, M. Alomari (2011) “A Survey of Large Scale Data Management Approaches in Cloud Environments”. journal of IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (IEEE COMST) 13(3): 311 - 336, [PDF] [Project Page]. (Impact Factor: 17.188).



Journal Paper S. Sakr, M. Alomari (2011) “A Decade of Database Research Publications: A Look Inside”. Scientometrics Journal 88(2): 521-533, [PDF] [Study Results]. (Impact Factor: 2.147).



Journal Paper E. Pascalau, A. Awad, S. Sakr, M. Weske (2011) “Partial Process Models to Manage Business Process Variants”. Special Issue of the International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management (IJBPIM) 5(3): 240 - 256, [PDF] [Project Page].



Conference Paper A. Awad, M. Kunze, S. Sakr, M. Weske (2011) “Design By Selection: A Reuse-based Approach for Business Process Modeling”. Proceedings of The 30th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2011), Brussels, Belgium, [PDF] [Project Page]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference Paper S. Beheshti, B. Benatallah, H. Motahari-Nezhad, S. Sakr (2011) “A Query Language for Analyzing Business Processes Execution”. Proceedings of The 9th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2011), Clermont-Ferrand, France, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference Paper E. Pascalau, A. Awad, S. Sakr, M. Weske (2011) “BPModelMasher: Manage Your Process Variants Effectively”. Proceedings of The 9th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2011), Clermont-Ferrand, France, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference Paper S. Sakr, A. Liu (2011) “MyDeepWeb: An Integration Service for your OWN Deep Web Data”. Proceedings of The 8th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (IEEE SCC 2011), Washington DC, USA, [PDF] [Project Page]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference Paper S. Sakr, L. Zhao, H. Wada, A. Liu (2011) “CloudDB AutoAdmin: Towards a Truly Elastic Cloud-Based Data Store”. Proceedings of The 9th IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2011), Washington DC, USA, [PDF] [Project Page]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference Paper B. Suleiman, C. Eduardo da Silva, S. Sakr (2011) “One size does not fit all:a group-based service selection for Web-based business processes”. Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Frontiers of Information Systems and Network Applications (FINA 2011), Singapore, [PDF].



Journal Paper S. Sakr, G. Al-Naymat (2010) “Efficient Relational Techniques for Processing Graph Queries”. Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST) 25(6): 1237-1255, [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 0.956).



Journal Paper S. Sakr, G. Al-Naymat (2010) “Graph Indexing and Querying: A Review”. International Journal of Web Information Systems (IJWIS) 6(2): 101-120 [PDF]. (ISI Indexed).



Journal Paper S. Sakr (2010) “Towards a Comprehensive Assessment for Selectivity Estimation Approaches of XML Queries”. International Journal of Web Engineering and Technology (IJWET) 6(1): 58-82 [PDF].



Conference Paper H. MahmoudiNasab, S. Sakr (2010) “Efficient and Adaptable Query Workload-Aware Management for RDF Data”. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE 2010), Hong Kong, China, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference Paper S. Sakr, F. Casati (2010) “Liquid Benchmarks: Towards An Online Platform for Collaborative Assessment of Computer Science Research Results”. Proceedings of the 2nd TPC Technology Conference on Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking (TPCTC 2010), Singapore, [PDF] [Project Page].



Conference Paper S. Sakr, G. Al-Naymat (2010) “An Efficient Features-Based Processing Technique for Supergraph Queries”. Proceedings of the 14th International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium (IDEAS 2010), Montreal, QC, CANADA, [PDF]. (ERA Rank: B).



Conference Paper E. Pascalau, A. Awad, S. Sakr, M. Weske (2010) “On Maintaining Consistency of Process Model Variants”. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Reuse in Business Process Management (rBPM'10), BPM Workshops, New Jersey, USA, [PDF] [Project Page]. (ERA Rank: A).



Conference Paper H. MahmoudiNasab, S. Sakr (2010) “An Experimental Evaluation of Relational RDF Storage and Querying Techniques”. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Benchmarking of XML and Semantic Web Applications (BenchmarX'10), DASFAA Workshops, Tsukuba, Japan [PDF]. (ERA Rank: B).



Conference Paper S. Sakr, A. Awad (2010) “A Framework for Querying Graph-Based Business Process Models”. Proceedings of the 19th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2010), Raleigh, NC, USA [PDF] [Project Page]. (ERA Rank: B).



Journal Paper S. Sakr, G. Al-Naymat (2009) “Relational Processing of RDF Queries: A Survey”. SIGMOD Record 38(4) [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 0.955).



Journal Paper S. Sakr (2009) “Purely Relational Implementation of an XQuery Processor”. Journal of Database Management (JDM) 20(3): 76-125 [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 0.462).



Journal Paper S. Sakr (2009) “XML Compression Techniques: A Survey and Comparison”. Journal of Computer and System Sciences (JCSS) 75(5): 303-322 [PDF]. (Impact Factor: 1.678).



Conference Paper S. Sakr (2009) “GraphREL: A Decomposition-Based and Selectivity-Aware Relational Framework for Processing Sub-graph Queries”. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2009), Brisbane, Australia [PDF] [Slides]. (ERA Rank: B).



Conference Paper S. Sakr (2009) “An Empirical Evaluation of XML Compression Tools”. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Benchmarking of XML and Semantic Web Applications (BenchmarX'09), DASFAA Workshops, Brisbane, Australia, [PDF] [Slides]. (ERA Rank: B).



Conference Paper S. Sakr (2009) “Storing and Querying Graph Data Using Efficient Relational Processing Techniques”. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Information Systems Technology and its Applications (ISTA/UNISCON 2009), Sydney, Australia [PDF]. (ERA Rank: B).



Conference Paper H. MahmoudiNasab, S. Sakr (2009) “FeedRank: A Semantic-Based Management System of Web Feeds”. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2009), Burgos, Spain., [PDF].



Conference Paper J. Teubner, T. Grust, S. Maneth, S. Sakr, (2008) “Dependable Cardinality Forecasts for XQuery”. Proceedings of the 34th Int'l Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB 2008)/Journal of the VLDB Endowment, vol. 1, Auckland, New Zealand, [PDF] [Slides] [Citations]. (ERA Rank: A*).



Conference Paper S. Sakr (2008) “XSelMark: A Micro-Benchmark for Selectivity Estimation Approaches of XML Queries”. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2008), Turin, Italy, [PDF] [Slides]. (ERA Rank: B).



Conference Paper S. Maneth, N. Mihaylov, S. Sakr (2008) “XML Tree Structure Compression”. Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on XML Data Management Tools and Techniques (XANTEC 2008), DEXA Workshops, Turin, Italy, PDF] [Slides] [Citations]. (ERA Rank: B).



Conference Paper S. Sakr (2008) “Improving the Relational Evaluation of XML Queries By Means of Path Summaries”. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning (IDEAL 2008), Daejeon, Korea., [PDF].



Journal Paper S. Sakr (2008) “Algebraic-Based XQuery Cardinality Estimation”. International Journal of Web Information Systems (IJWIS) 4(1): 7-46 [PDF]. (Emerald Literati Network - Outstanding Paper Excellence Award 2009). (ISI Indexed).



S. Sakr (2007) “Cardinality-Aware and Purely Relational XQuery Processor”. PHD Thesis, Faculty of Computer Science, University of Konstanz, Germany. [PDF].



Conference Paper T. Grust, J. Rittinger, S. Sakr, J. Teubner, (2007) "A SQL:1999 Code Generator for the Pathfinder XQuery Compiler". Proceedings of the 26th ACM SIGMOD Int'l Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2007), Beijing, China. [PDF] [Citations]. (ERA Rank: A*).



Conference Paper S. Sakr, A. Gaafar, (2004) “Towards a Framework for Mapping Between UML/OCL and XML/XQuery”. Proceedings of the the seventh conference in the UML series (UML 2004), Lispon, Portugal. [PDF] [Citations]. (ERA Rank: B).



Conference Paper T. Grust, S. Sakr, J. Teubner, (2004) “XQuery on SQL Hosts”. Proceedings of the 30th Int'l Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB 2004), Toronto, Canada. [PDF] [Citations]. (ERA Rank: A*).



Conference Paper S. Sakr, A.Gaafar, (2004) “Proposed Framework for Integrating XML/XQuery and UML/OCL”. Proceedings of the IADIS e-society conference, Avila, Spain. [PDF]



Conference Paper S. Sakr, (2003) “Towards Web Database”. Master Thesis, Information Systems Department, the Faculty of Computers and Information, Cairo University, Egypt.



Conference Paper S. Sakr, M. Boshra (2002), “Using Relational Database Metadata to generate enhanced XML document”. International Conference on Informatics and Systems (INFOS 2002), Cairo, Egypt.



S. Sakr (2001), “An assesment and comparative study between the different features provided by different commercial OODBMS Products". Preparatory Master thesis, Information Systems Department, the Faculty of Computers and Information, Cairo University, Egypt.