Object Management in Distributed Database Systems for Stationary and Mobile Computing Environments: A Competitive Approach / Edition 1

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Overview

The book presents a specialized topic in the area of database management. Every researcher working in this area is bound to use some of the techniques presented here. The complexity of the subject is handled in a detailed way so as to give down-to-earth explanations. One of the unique features of the work is the presentation of a collective view of common issues prevailing in several domains, including distributed databases. This approach enables the reader to appreciate the use of the tools and techniques developed, in the context of distributed databases applied to several domains, thus favoring multi-disciplinary research activity.
Audience: Graduate Students, researchers and theoretical computer scientists. A very modest pre-requisite knowledge of discrete mathematics, basic linear algebra and calculus is expected. In order to be readily understandable, mathematical rigor is developed in a step-by-step manner.

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"The domain of interest in the book is to describe a theoretical tool and its applications on the management of distributed resources. … The book is written in a very readable style. It is recommended to graduate students, researchers and all those having interest in the DDBS area and related domains." (E. Kostolansky, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1054 (5), 2005)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402076008
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 10/31/2003
  • Series: Network Theory and Applications Series , #12
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 183
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Introduction to Distributed Database Systems 1
2 Object Management Process, Issues and Application Examples 15
3 Competitive Analysis - Concepts and Solution Techniques 41
4 Object Management in Stationary Computing Environments 61
5 Object Management in Mobile Computing Environments 107
6 Object Management in Regular Network Topologies 131
7 Future Directions 143
Bibliography 149
Index 159
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