Advances in Databases: 13th British National Conference on Databases, BNCOD 13, Manchester, United Kingdom, July 12 - 14, 1995. Proceedings (Google eBook)

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Carole Goble, John Keane
Springer Science & Business Media, Jun 28, 1995 - Computers - 276 pages
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This volume presents the proceedings of the 13th British National Conference on Databases, BNCOD 13, held in Manchester, UK in July 1995.
The volume contains 2 invited contributions and 14 full revised technical papers selected from a total of 64 submissions. The papers are organized in sections on functional databases, user interfaces, system-level algorithms, queries and transactions, and parallel and federated systems. Despite the fact that BNCOD is a national event there is strong international representation in the proceedings.
  

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Contents

Object Databases and Standards
1
Perspectives and Challenges
12
Combining Inheritance and Parametric Polymorphism in a Functional Database Language
24
Extending Functional Database Languages to Update Completeness
47
An Experiment in User Interpretation of Data Models
64
The Pragmatics of Naive Database Enquiry
79
Using a Conceptual Data Language to Describe a Database and its Interface
101
Scheduling Query Plans with BufferRequirement Estimates
120
An Efficient Transient Versioning Method
155
Concurrency Control of Tiered Flat Transactions
172
A Distributed Query Optimization Algorithm
183
Text Search Using Database Systems Revisited Some Experiments
204
Integrity Merging in an ObjectOriented Federated Database Environment
226
The Architecture of the ICL GOLDRUSH MegaSERVER
249
An Interface for Scalable Highly Parallel Database Machines
263
AUTHOR INDEX
277

Optimization of Spatial Joins Using Filters
136

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About the author (1995)

John Keane is Professor of Politics at the University of Sydney and at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB). He is also the Director of the Institute for Democracy and Human Rights at the University of Sydney. Among his best-known books are Violence and Democracy (Cambridge University Press, 2004), Global Civil Society? (Cambridge University Press, 2003) and The Media and Democracy (1991).

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