[Pdx-pm] MEETING: Thursday -- Relational Algebra

Selena Deckelmann selenamarie at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 14:59:02 PDT 2007

(another opportunity to emphasize the meeting is happening THIS thursday)

On 9/18/07, Michael G Schwern <schwern at pobox.com> wrote:
> Selena Deckelmann wrote:
> > Hello!
> >
> > Topic:  Relational Algebra
> > Speaker: James Terwilliger & Rafael d Fernandez Moctezuma, PSU
> > When: Thursday, September 20th, 7:00pm
> > Where: FreeGeek, 1731 SE 10th Ave
> >
> > Please join us for a rousing evening of Relational Algebra with James
> > and Rafael. James just got back from a summer in Redmond, and Rafael
> > spent his summer teaching an introduction to databases course.
> >
> > Come to our meeting ready for some hardcore math!
> Why this is awesome and relevant to your life:  Relational Algebra is the
> maths behind all that SQL you write.  Not just for math weenies.

Also, James and Rafael are both PhD candidates in the PSU CS
department studying database-related technology and have great senses
of humor, like long walks on the beach...

> > Gabrielle and I were considering bringing things to mix drinks. Anyone
> > in favor, please let me know.
> I still have a decent stock of booze from the tutorial wet run I can bring along.

I believe that's quorum for mixed drinks.

Selena Deckelmann
PDXPUG - Portland PostgreSQL Users Group

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