Bitemporal Data: Theory and Practice

Bitemporal Data: Theory and Practice

by Tom Johnston


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780124080676
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 09/03/2014
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr. Tom Johnston is the Chief Scientist at Asserted Versioning, LLC, which has developed a middleware product which supports the standard theory of bitemporal data, and which also implements the Asserted Versioning extensions to that standard theory. He is the co-author of Managing Time in Relational Databases (Morgan-Kaufmann, 2010). He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Table of Contents

1. Basic Concepts.

Part I. Theory 2. Time and Temporal Terminology 3. The Relational Paradigm: Mathematics 4. The Relational Paradigm: Logic 5. The Relational Paradigm: Ontology 6. The Relational Paradigm: Semantics 7. The Allen Relationships 8. Temporal Integrity Concepts 9. Temporal Entity Integrity 10. Temporal Referential Integrity

Part II. Practice 11. Temporal Transactions 12. Basic Temporal Queries 13. Advanced Temporal Queries 14. Future Assertion Time 15. Temporal Requirements 16. Bitemporal Data and the Inmon Data Warehouse 17. Semantic Integration via Messaging 18. Bitemporal Data and the Kimball Data Warehouse 19. The Future of Relational Databases

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