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Val Tannen
Department of Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania
3330 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Office: Levine North 570
Tel: +1 (215) 898-2665
FAX: +1 (215) 898-0587

Spring 2017 teaching: CIS 160, lecture TR 1:30-3 in Cohen G17, office hours Mo 10-10:30, We 10:30-11, Fr 10-10:30 and Fr 2-2:30.

Research groups: Databases , Logic and Computation, Center for Bioinformatics .

Some of my DB publications

Slides for the EDBT 2010 Keynote "Provenance for Database Transformations" [.pdf]
Slides for the PODS 2017 Test of Time Award/Gems of PODS talk "The Semiring Framework for Database Provenance" [.pdf]
A. and N. Tannen's reaction to being told that a monad on C is nothing else but a monoid in the monoidal category of endofunctors C->C.
Le doute est un état mental désagréable, mais la certitude est ridicule.
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