Interfaces to Database Systems (IDS94): Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Interfaces to Database Systems, Lancaster University, 13-15 July 1994

Overview

This volume contains revised papers from the Second International Workshop on Interfaces to Database Systems (IDS94), held at Lancaster University, from 13-15 July 1994. The workshop aimed to develop an interaction between the design of database systems and user interfaces. It covered a range of issues, including data visualisation, applications of computer graphics and virtual reality, formal models of user interfaces, and evaluation methods for designers of database user interfaces. The authors come from a wide...

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Overview

This volume contains revised papers from the Second International Workshop on Interfaces to Database Systems (IDS94), held at Lancaster University, from 13-15 July 1994. The workshop aimed to develop an interaction between the design of database systems and user interfaces. It covered a range of issues, including data visualisation, applications of computer graphics and virtual reality, formal models of user interfaces, and evaluation methods for designers of database user interfaces. The authors come from a wide variety of research backgrounds, which span both the DBMS and HCI fields. Interfaces to Database Systems (IDS94) is unique in that it brings together different approaches from the database and HCI communities. It will provide essential reading for researchers in database systems, and also industrial developers of DBMS.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540199106
  • Publisher: Springer London
  • Publication date: 12/28/1994
  • Series: Workshops in Computing Series
  • Edition description: 1st Edition.
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Invited Paper.- Configuring Database Query Languages.- Naive and Application-Specific User Interfaces.- GUIDANCE: Making it Easy for the User to be an Expert.- HIBROWSE for Hotels: Bridging the Gap Between User and System Views of a Database.- Formal Approaches.- A Visual Approach to Multilinear Recursion.- Database Querying by Hypergraph Manipulation.- SFQI: Semi-Formal Query Language Interface to Relational Databases.- 3-Dimensional Visualization and Virtual Reality.- Design of a 3D User Interface to a Database.- Three Dimensional Interface for an Object Oriented Database.- Virtual Environments for Data Sharing and Visualisation — Populated Information Terrains.- Data Model Issues I.- A Graphical User Interface for Schema Evolution in an Object-Oriented Database.- Unifying Interaction with Persistent Data and Program.- Metaphors.- Bags and Viewers: A Metaphor for Intelligent Database Access.- Query by Browsing.- A Dynamic Form-Based Data Visualiser for Semantic Query Languages.- Domain Restrictive User Interfaces Using Databases.- Data Model Issues II.- A Graphical User Interface for a Cooperative Design Database.- Interfaces to Data Models: Taking a Step Backwards.- Evaluation and Experimentation.- Intuitive Human Interfaces for an Audio-Database.- Techniques for the Effective Evaluation of Database Interfaces.- Future Directions.- The Ambleside Survey: Important Topics in DB//HCI Research.- Author Index.

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