Developing Quality Complex Database Systems: Practices, Techniques and Technologies

Developing Quality Complex Database Systems: Practices, Techniques and Technologies

Shirley Becker (Northern Arizona University, USA)
Release Date: July, 2000|Copyright: © 2001 |Pages: 384
ISBN13: 9781878289889|ISBN10: 1878289888|EISBN13: 9781930708822|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-878289-88-9


The objective of Developing Quality Complex Database Systems is to provide opportunities for improving today's database systems using innovative development practices, tools and techniques. Each chapter of this book will provide insight into the effective use of database technology through models, case studies or experience reports. An emphasis is placed on organizational and management issues associated with the use of such technology inclusive of lessons learned and best practices.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Shirley Becker is a Professor of Computer Information Systems at Northern Arizona University, USA, and the recipient of the Mark Layton Award for Research Excellence. Formerly she was at the Florida Institute of Technology and American University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Becker has published more than 50 articles in the areas of Web usability, Web accessibility, database and Web technologies, software engineering and process management. Dr. Becker is an Associate and Section Editor for the Journal of Database Management and Journal of Informing Science, respectively, and she serves on several editorial review boards. She has received awards to fund research from Texas Instruments, IBM, NSF and NASA JPL.