Move away from any narrow interpretation of databases



Boris Novikov graduated from the Leningrad University in 1972 as a Dipl. Math. (dept. of algebra and number theory), received a PhD in Comp.Sci. from the same university in 1981, and Dr. Sci. degree in 1994.

He joined the university as an employee in 1972. Since Jan. 2013 he is a professor, department of Analytical Information Systems, St.-Petersburg university, and is affiliated to Jet Brains Research, Machine Learnign and Information Management lab.

During his career he combined academic activities with practical experience in the system programming, database application design, development, and tuning. He also occasionally works as a database expert for the industry.

In 2015 and 2016 Boris Novikov has been a visiting professor at Aalto University School of Science, Finland.

Boris Novikov served as a General Chair of ICDE2016 (Helsinki, Finland) and EDBT/ICDT 2009 (St. Petersburg, Russia), PC Cahir of ADBIS conference in 2007, PC Chair for several workshops, a member of EDBT Association, ADBIS Steering Committee, and a program committee member for several international conferences, including VLDB, EDBT, ADBIS, and Baltic DB&IS, and workshops.

B. Novikov is a member of the ACM, SIGMOD, and Moscow chapter of ACM SIGMOD.




Saint Petersburg University

Mathematics and Mechanics

JetBrains Research

Machine Learning and Information Management Lab


Baltic DB & IS 2018

ADBIS 2018

SOFSEM 2019 Submission (Aug.3, Aug.8 2018)

EDBT 2019

(Submission Sep. 16, Sep 23 2018)


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