Principles of Database Systems with Internet and Java Applications

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Addison-Wesley, 2001 - Computers - 518 pages

This book is a concise and modern treatment of introductory database topics that enlists Java and the Internet to present core DBMS theory from an applications perspective. It incorporates programming and database applications when presenting the core theory behind DBMS and their applications. Information management is the central theme of this book. It motivates the development of data models and the representation of information in relational database systems. Readers learn how to define database content with Entity-Relationship models, and how to represent that content in relational systems. They become thoroughly familiar with the SQL language, and learn exactly what is required to build quality information-rich applications. This book is appropriate for readers interested in learning about database systems while applying the theory using Java and the Internet.

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Greg Riccardi is a professor of computer science at Florida State University and an associate of the Supercomputer Computations Research Institute. Professor Riccardiis research interests include scientific databases, object-oriented databases, and parallel computation. He is also affiliated with the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility where he works on the acquisition, management, and analysis of data for experimental physics. He received a University Teaching Award in 1997 from Florida State University.


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