Jennifer Widom speaks out: on luck, what constitutes success, when to get out of an area, the importance of choosing the right husband, outlandish vacations, how hard it is to be an assistant professor, and more

@article{Winslett2006JenniferWS,
  title={Jennifer Widom speaks out: on luck, what constitutes success, when to get out of an area, the importance of choosing the right husband, outlandish vacations, how hard it is to be an assistant professor, and more},
  author={M. Winslett},
  journal={SIGMOD Rec.},
  year={2006},
  volume={35},
  pages={57-65}
}
Welcome to this installment of ACM SIGMOD Record's series of interviews with distinguished members of the database community. I'm Marianne Winslett, and today we are at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I have here with me Jennifer Widom, who is a professor of Computer Science at Stanford University. Jennifer's research currently focuses on data provenance, management of uncertainty, queries over web services, and data streams. Jennifer is a… Expand