Advances in Databases: 16th British National Conference on Databases, BNCOD 16, Cardiff, Wales, UK, July 6-8, 1998, Proceedings

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Suzanne M. Embury, Nicholas J. Fiddian, W. Alex Gray, Andrew C. Jones
Springer Science & Business Media, Jun 15, 1998 - Computers - 182 pages
This book consists of the refereed proceedings of the 15th British National Conference on Databases, BNCOD 15, held in London, in July 1997. The 12 revised full papers presented were selected from more than 30 submissions. Also included are 10 poster presentations and the invited lecture on The Role of Intelligent Software Agents in Advanced Information Systems by Larry Kerschberg. The papers are organized in topical sections on transaction processing, optimization, object-orientation and the Internet, and database integration.
 

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Contents

JPMQAn Advanced Persistent Message Queuing Service
1
A Repository to Support Transparency in Database Design
19
Observation Consistent Integration of Views of Object LifeCycles
32
Efficient Mining of Association Rules in Large Dynamic Databases
49
Efficient NearestNeighbour Searches Using Weighted Euclidean Metrics
64
A Query Algebra for Image Retrieval Systems
77
A MetaStructure for Supporting Multimedia Editing in ObjectOriented Databases
89
Establishing a Knowledge Base to Assist Integration of Heterogeneous Databases
103
The Chase of Datalog Programs
165
Some Expressiveness Results
167
The TENTACLE Database System as a Web Server
169
A Toolkit to Facilitate the Querying and Integration of Tabular Data From Semistructured Documents
171
Parallel Subcollection Join Algorithm for High Performance ObjectOriented Databases
173
Component DBMS Architecture for Nomadic Computing
175
ITSE Database Inteloperation Toolkit
177
Ontological Commitments for Multiple View Cooperation in a Distributed Heterogeneous Environment
179

Considering Integrity Constraints During Federated Database Design
119
Scoped Referential Transparency in a Functional Database Language with Updates
134
Extending the ODMG Architecture with a Deductive Object Query Language
149
Constraint and Data Fusion in a Distributed Information System
181
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