Eben's Dissertation:

Title Page: PDF  Postscript
Abstract: PDF  Postscript
Chapters 1 & 2 - Introduction, and a history of database user interfaces: PDF  Postscript
Chapter 3 - An overview of desk-top schema management: PDF  Postscript
Chapter 4 - A formal framework for visualization: PDF  Postscript
Chapter 5 - An overview of the OPOSSUM DTSM: PDF  Postscript
Chapter 6 - Case studies of the model-based approach: PDF  Postscript
Chapters 7 & 8 - Related Work and Conclusions: PDF  Postscript
Bibliography: PDF  Postscript

Eben's First Author Papers:

"OPOSSUM: Desktop Schema Management Through Customizable Visualization"
Eben M Haber, Yannis E. Ioannidis, and Miron Livny
This paper, accepted for VLDB '95, describes the OPOSSUM system in detail. PDF  Postscript

"Foundations of Visual Metaphors for Schema Display"
Eben M. Haber, Yannis E. Ioannidis, and Miron Livny
Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 3, 263-298 (1994)
This paper describes a formalism for describing mappings ("metaphors") between abstract and visual information. PDF  Postscript

"OPOSSUM: A Flexible Schema Visualization and Editing Tool"
Eben M Haber, Yannis E. Ioannidis, and Miron Livny
A short paper presented at CHI'94, describing the OPOSSUM visualization tool based on the Metaphor formalism. PDF  Postscript

"The Ambleside Survey: Important Topics in DB/HCI Research"
Eben M Haber
This paper contains the results of a survey of the participants at the 1994 Workshop on User Interfaces to Databases, concerning issues in Database/Human-Computer Interaction considered important. PDF  Postscript

Other papers in which Eben had a hand:

"Graphical User Interfaces for the Management of Scientific Experiments and Data"
Y. Ioannidis, M. Livny, and E. M. Haber
SIGMOD Record, March 1992, pp. 47-53
Describes the important role of GUIs in managing Scientific data. No online copy available (yet).

"A Database Interface for Mobile Computers"
Rafael Alonso, Eben M. Haber, Henry F. Korth
IEEE Globecom '92 Workshop: Networking of Personal Communications Applications
A description of a pen-based database interface for mobile computing applications. PDF  Postscript

"Desktop Experiment Management"
Y. Ioannidis, M. Livny, E. Haber, R. Miller, O. Tsatalos, J. Wiener
IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin, Vol. 16, No. 1, March 1993, pp. 19-23
An overview of the Experiment Management System approach to scientific data. PDF  Postscript