Advanced Principles for Improving Database Design, Systems Modeling, and Software Development

Advanced Principles for Improving Database Design, Systems Modeling, and Software Development

Keng Siau (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR) and John Erickson (University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA)
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Release Date: November, 2008|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 450
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-172-8
ISBN13: 9781605661728|ISBN10: 1605661724|EISBN13: 9781605661735
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Description & Coverage

Recent years have witnessed giant leaps in the strength of database technologies, creating a new level of capability to develop advanced applications that add value at unprecedented levels in all areas of information management and utilization. Parallel to this evolution is a need in the academia and industry for authoritative references to the research in this area, to establish a comprehensive knowledge base that will enable the information technology and managerial communities to realize maximum benefits from these innovations.

Advanced Principles for Improving Database Design, Systems Modeling, and Software Development presents cutting-edge research and analysis of the most recent advancements in the fields of database systems and software development. This book provides academicians, researchers, and database practitioners with an exhaustive collection of studies that, together, represent the state of knowledge in the field.


The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Actor Network Theory
  • Code Reuse and Refactoring
  • Complex Adaptive Systems
  • Data Warehouses
  • Database Applications
  • Decision trees
  • Domain Applications
  • Integrity Constraint Checking
  • IT Convergence Services
  • Knowledge Discovery
  • Location-Based Mobile Commerce
  • Multi-Dimensional Queries
  • Requirements Elicitation Technique Selection
  • Retrieval Optimization
  • Semantic Integration
  • Semantic Integrity Constraint
  • Semantic Web
  • Server-Based Repositories
  • Software Development
  • XML Databases
Reviews and Testimonials

This book represents the top research in the areas of database theory, systems building, data analysis techniques, web/mobile commerce and middleware, and organization and structures.

– John Erickson, University of Nebraska, Omaha

Siau and Erickson present this text for professionals and advanced students in library-centered computer science on the issues, methods, and theories involved in the provision of electronic resources in libraries.

– Book News Inc. (March 2009)
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John Erickson is an assistant professor in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. His research interests include UML, software complexity and Systems Analysis and design issues. He has published in journals such as the CACM, JDM, and in conferences such as AMICIS, ICIS WITS, EMMSAD, and CAiSE. He has also co-authored several book chapters.
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Associate Editors

  • Keng Siau, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    Special Assistants to the Editor

  • Yee Ling Tan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Kejia Liew, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    Editorial Review Board Members

  • Frederic Adam, University College Cork, Ireland
  • Gediminas Adomavicius, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Gail-Joon Ahn, University of North Carolina—Charlotte, USA
  • Gove Allen, Tulane University, USA
  • Haldun Aytug, University of Florida, USA
  • Akhilesh Bajaj, University of Tulsa, USA
  • K. Suzanne Barber, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Indranil Bose, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Paul L. Bowen, Florida State University, USA
  • Sjaak Brinkkemper, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Glenn J. Browne, Texas Tech University, USA
  • Andrew Burton-Jones, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Phil Chan, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
  • Minder Chen, George Mason University, USA
  • Robert Chiang, University of Connecticut, USA
  • Cecil Chua Eng Huang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Sidney Davis, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
  • Jan Dietz, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Brian Dobing, University of Lethbridge, Canada
  • Suzanne M. Embury, The University of Manchester, UK
  • John Erickson, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
  • Ming Fan, University of Washington Business School, USA
  • Shankar Ganesan, Boston University, USA
  • Andrew Gemino, Simon Fraser University, Canada
  • Ram D. Gopal, University of Connecticut , USA
  • Severin Grabski, Michigan State University , USA
  • Peter F. Green, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Shirley Gregor, Australian National University, Australia
  • Bill Hardgrave, University of Arkansas, USA
  • Alexander Hars, Inventivio GmbH, Germany
  • Stephen C. Hayne, Colorado State University, USA
  • Weiyin Hong, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, USA
  • Wynne Hsu, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Wayne W. Huang, Ohio University, USA
  • Wei-Kuang Huang, University of Connecticut, USA
  • Chuck Kacmar, The University of Alabama, USA
  • David Kang, University of Cincinnati, USA
  • Karthik N. Kannan, Purdue University, USA
  • Steven Kelly, MetaCase Consulting, Finland
  • Julie E. Kendall, Rutgers University, USA
  • Vijay Khatri, Indiana University, USA
  • Hee-Woong Kim, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Hyoung Joo Kim, Seoul National University, Korea
  • Taeha Kim, George Mason University, USA
  • John Krogstie, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
  • Subodha Kumar, University of Washington Business School, USA
  • Michael Lang, National University of Ireland-Galway, Ireland
  • Thomas Lee, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Yang Lee, Northeastern University, USA
  • Zoonky Lee, Yonsei University, Korea
  • Franz Lehner, University of Passau, Germany
  • Gondy Leroy, Claremont Graduate University, USA
  • Yingjiu Li, Singapore Management University, Singapore
  • Stephen W. Liddle, Brigham Young University, USA
  • Divakaran Liginlal, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Ee Peng Lim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Binshan Lin, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, USA
  • Tok Wang Ling, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Vanessa Liu, New Jersey’s Science & Technology University, USA
  • Scott J. Lloyd, University of Rhode Island, USA
  • Yoanna Long, Colorado State University-Pueblo, USA
  • Paul Benjamin Lowry, Brigham Young University, USA
  • Ronald Maier, University of Regensburg, Germany
  • Ji-Ye Mao, Renmin University of China, China
  • Weiyi Meng, Binghamton University, USA
  • Mukesh Mohania, I.B.M. India Research Lab, India
  • Wai Yin Mok, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
  • Michael zur Muehlen, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
  • Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, USA
  • Wee Keong Ng, Nanyang Technological University, USA
  • Peter Axel Nielsen, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Briony Oates, University of Teesside, UK
  • Antoni Olive, Universitat Politecnica De Catalunya, Spain
  • Andreas Opdahl, University of Bergen, Norway
  • Gultekin Ozsoyoglu, Case Western Reserve University, USA
  • Balaji Padmanabhan, University of South Florida, USA
  • Jin Soo Park, Korea University, Korea
  • Jeff Parsons, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
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  • Barbara Pernici, Politecnics di Milano, Italy
  • Geert Poels, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Sandeep Purao, Penn State University, USA
  • Mike S. Raisinghani, Texas Woman’s University, USA
  • Balasubramaniam Ramesh, Georgia State University, USA
  • Jacquelyn M. Rees, Purdue University, USA
  • Fiona Rohde, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Colette Rolland, Universite Paris 1 – Pantheon – Sorbonne, France
  • John R. Rose, The University of South Carolina, USA
  • Michael Rosemann, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Matti Rossi, Helsinki School of Economics, Finland
  • Marcus A. Rothenberger, University of Nevada, USA
  • Rathindra Sarathy, Oklahoma State University, USA
  • Christoph Schlueter-Langdon, University of Southern California, USA
  • Ming-Chien Shan, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, USA
  • Graeme Shanks, Monash University, Australia
  • Hong Sheng, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
  • Peretz Shoval, Ben-Gurion University, Israel
  • Choon Ling SIA, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Riyaz Sikora, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA
  • Israel Spiegler, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Jan Stage, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Jan Stallaert, University of Connecticut, USA
  • Diane Strong, Worcester Polytechnic University, USA
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  • Xin Tan, Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA
  • Yong Tan, University of Washington, USA
  • David Tegarden, Virginia Tech, USA
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  • Arvind K Tripathi, University of Washington Business School, USA
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  • Ramesh Venkataraman, Indiana University-Bloomington, USA
  • Wenli Wang, Touro University International, USA
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  • Weidong Xia, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Jian Yang, Macquarie University, Australia
  • Alec Yasinsac, Florida State University, USA
  • Benjamin Yen, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Mun Y. Yi, University of South Carolina, USA
  • Wei T Yue, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA
  • Daniel Dajun Zeng, University of Arizona, USA
  • Dongsong Zhang, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
  • Han Zhang, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Zhongju (John) Zhang, University of Connecticut, USA
  • Ping Zhang, Syracuse University, USA
  • Huimin Zhao, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA
  • J. Leon Zhao, The University of Arizona, USA
  • Bai Hua Zheng, Singapore Management University, Singapore
  • Lina Zhou, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
  • Richard Baskerville, Georgia State University
  • Dinesh Batra, Florida International University
  • Shirley A. Becker, Florida Institute of Technology
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  • Roger Chiang, University of Cincinnati
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  • Salvatore T. March, Vanderbilt University
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  • Sudha Ram, University of Arizona
  • Il-Yeol Song, Drexel University
  • Veda C. Storey, Georgia State University
  • Iris Vessey, University of Queensland
  • Yair Wand, University of British Columbia