Foundations of Databases

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Serge Abiteboul, Richard Hull, Victor Vianu
Addison-Wesley, 1995 - Computers - 685 pages
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Over the past two decades, the theory concerning the logical level of database management systems has matured and become an elegant and robust piece of science. Foundations of Databases presents indepth coverage of this theory and surveys several emerging topics. Written by three leading researchers, this advanced text presents a unifying and contemporary perspective on the field. A major effort in writing the book has been to highlight the intuitions behind the theoretical development.

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Les fondement théorique des bases de données

Contents

PART A ANTECHAMBER
1
Theoretical Background
10
The Relational Model
28
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About the author (1995)

Serge Abiteboul received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Southern California, and is now a director de recherch&eactute; at I.N.R.I.A. in France.

About Richard Hull

Richard Hull received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley. He is an associate professor at the University of Southern California in Computer Science, currently on leave and visiting the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Victor Vianu received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Southern California, San Diego, where he is currently professor of Computer Science. He spends a portion of each year visiting the I.N.R,I.A.



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