Jose Luis Ambite
My research interests are on flexible and efficient query processing in mediator systems. In the context of the SIMS (Arens et al. 1993; Arens, Knoblock, and Shen 1996) and Ariadne (Knoblock et al. 1998) projects, we have applied a general framework for efficient highquality planning, called Planning by Rewriting (Ambite and Knoblock 1997), to the problem of generating query plans in distributed and heterogeneous environments (Ambite and Knoblock 1998).