Fundamentals of Information Systems

Overview

Fundamentals of Information Systems contains articles from the 7th International Workshop on Foundations of Models and Languages for Data and Objects (FoMLaDO '98), which was held in Timmel, Germany. These articles capture various aspects of database and information systems theory.
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Paperback (Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999)
$162.15
BN.com price
(Save 4%)$169.00 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (6) from $124.88   
  • New (5) from $124.88   
  • Used (1) from $234.76   
Sending request ...

Overview

Fundamentals of Information Systems contains articles from the 7th International Workshop on Foundations of Models and Languages for Data and Objects (FoMLaDO '98), which was held in Timmel, Germany. These articles capture various aspects of database and information systems theory.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
A dozen selected papers from the Seventh International Workshop on Foundations of Models and Languages for Data and Objects, held in Timmel, Germany in October 1998. They deal with fundamental aspects of information systems, such as distributed and federated databases, object oriented databases, deductive databases, temporal aspects, logics and semantics, database and information systems design, integrity and security, query languages and optimization, databases in world-wide nets, and database dynamics. Among the topics are deontic action programs, the matrix-index coding approach to efficient navigation in persistent object stores, and a hybrid protocol for multi-level transactions. The collection is not indexed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
Read More Show Less

Product Details

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Foundations of object-oriented modeling notations in a dynamic logic framework 1
2 Identification as a Primitive of Database Models 19
3 Deontic Action Programs 37
4 Topological canonization of planar spatial data and its incremental maintenance 55
5 A Complexity Model for Web Queries 69
6 On the Use of Marked Nulls for the Evaluation of Queries Against Incomplete Relational Databases 81
7 The Matrix-Index Coding Approach to Efficient Navigation in Persistent Object Stores 99
8 On the Complexity of Search Queries 113
9 Structured document query languages based on attribute grammars: locality and non-determinism 129
10 Foundations for Integrity Independence in Relational Databases 143
11 A Hybrid Protocol for Multi-Level Transactions 167
12 Restructuring Object-Oriented Database Schemata by Concept Analysis 177
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)