Contemporary Issues in Database Design and Information Systems Development

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Siau, Keng
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Apr 30, 2007 - Computers - 342 pages

Database management, design and information systems development are becoming an integral part of many business applications. Contemporary Issues in Database Design and Information gathers the latest development in the area to make this the most up-to-date reference source for educators and practioners alike. Information systems development activities enable many organizations to effectively compete and innovate, as new database and information systems applications are constantly being developed.

Contemporary Issues in Database Design and Information Systems Development presents the latest research ideas and topics on databases and software development. The chapters in this innovative publication provide a representation of top notch research in all areas of the database and information systems development.


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A Contextual Approach
Chapter II Ontological Analysis of KAOS Using Separation of References
Chapter III Applying UML for Modeling the Physical Design of Data Warehouses
Chapter IV Supporting the Full BPM LifeCycle Using Process Mining and Intelligent Redesign
Chapter V Efficient Placement and Processing in SharedNothing Data Warehouses
Chapter VI Factors Affecting Design Decisions for Customer Relationship Management Data
Chapter VII Effective Processing of XMLExtended OLAP Queries Based on a Physical Algebra
Chapter VIII Is There a Difference Between the Theoretical and Practical Complexity of UML?
An Assessment
Expanded Database Access Control
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Keng Siau is the Chair of the Department of Business and Information Technology at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia in 1996. His M.Sc. and B.Sc. (honors) degrees are in Computer and Information Sciences from the National University of Singapore. The University of British Columbia and the National University of Singapore are consistently ranked as two of the top 50 universities in the world (e.g., U.S. News & World Report, QS World University Rankings, Times Higher Education World University Rankings). Prior to joining the Missouri University of Science and Technology in June 2012, he was the Edwin J. Faulkner Chair Professor and Full Professor of Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). He was also the Director of the UNL-IBM Global Innovation Hub. Professor Siau is the Vice President of Education for the Association for Information Systems (AIS) and serves on the Board of Partnership for Advancing Computing Education (PACE). He is also the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Database Management, North America Regional Editor for the Requirements Engineering journal, and Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Advances in Database Research series. Professor Siau has more than 250 academic publications. According to the ISI Web of Science and Google Scholar, he has more than 1700 and 5500 citation counts respectively. His h-index, according to Harzing's Publish or Perish, is 38. In 2011, he was ranked as one of the top researchers in his field based on h-index and productivity rate. In 2006, he was ranked as one of the top ten e-commerce researchers in the world (Arithmetic Rank of 7, Geometric Rank of 3). In 2006, the citation count for his paper "Building Customer Trust in Mobile Commerce" is ranked in the top 1% within the field as reported by Essential Science Indicators. His research has been funded by NSF, IBM, and other IT organizations. Professor Siau has received numerous teaching, research, service, and leadership awards. He received the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Distinguished Teaching Award and the College of Business Administration Distinguished Teaching Award in 2001. He was awarded the Organizational Leadership Award in 2000 and the Outstanding Leader Award in 2004 by the Information Resources Management Association. He received the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration Research Award in 2005. He is a recipient of the prestigious International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Outstanding Service Award in 2006, the IBM Faculty Awards in 2006 and 2008, and the IBM Faculty Innovation Award in 2010. [Editor]

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