Finding the Most Desirable Skyline Objects

  • Yunjun Gao
  • Junfeng Hu
  • Gencai Chen
  • Chun Chen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5982)


This paper introduces a new operator, namely the most desirable skyline object (MDSO) query, to identify manageable size of truly interesting skyline objects. Given a set of multi-dimensional objects and an integer k, a MDSO query retrieves the most preferable k skyline objects, based on the newly defined ranking criterion that considers, for each skyline object s, the number of objects dominated by s and their accumulated (potential) weight. We present the ranking criterion, formalize the MDSO query, and develop two algorithms for processing MDSO queries assuming that the dataset is indexed by a traditional data-partitioning index. Extensive experiments demonstrate the performance of the proposed algorithms.


Preference Score Skyline Query Ranking Criterion Skyline Point Line Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yunjun Gao
    • 1
  • Junfeng Hu
    • 2
  • Gencai Chen
    • 1
  • Chun Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Computer Science and TechnologyZhejiang University 
  2. 2.School of ComputingNational University of Singapore 

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