Encyclopedia of Database Technologies and Applications

Encyclopedia of Database Technologies and Applications

Laura C. Rivero (UNICEN, Argentina), Jorge Horacio Doorn (UNICEN, Argentina) and Viviana E. Ferraggine (UNICEN, Argentina)
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Release Date: June, 2005|Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 784
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-560-3
ISBN13: 9781591405603|ISBN10: 1591405602|EISBN13: 9781591407959
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Description:

There are a myriad of new directions in which databases are growing, presenting new and exciting challenges that promise flux in the whole society, because of the impact and changes the database systems have provoked almost everywhere in modern life. This ranges from the way the organizations operate and make their business decisions, to the use of portable devices with database involvements.

The Encyclopedia of Database Technologies and Applications is a wide-ranging collection of diverse coverage of topics related to database concepts, technologies, and applications. This encyclopedia provides an overview of the state-of-the-art of classical subjects and has contributions from over 175 international researchers from 33 countries, more than 970 terms and definitions and over 2,400 references. It also delivers clear and concise explanations of emerging issues and technologies such as multimedia database systems, data warehousing and mining, geospatial and temporal databases, and data reverse engineering. The Encyclopedia of Database Technologies and Applications is a priceless single reference source for any library on the topic of database technologies and applications.

This important new publication offers researchers, scholars, students and professionals access to the latest knowledge related to database science and technology.

Coverage:

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

  • Active, Deductive, Logic and Knowledge Databases
  • Data Reverse Engineering (DRE)
  • Data Warehousing & Data Mining
  • Database interoperability and integration
  • Database Languages SQL XML
  • Database reverse engineering (DBRE)
  • Database Services
  • Design Methodologies and Semantic enrichment
  • Distributed DBMSs
  • Emerging Developments
  • Geospatial and Temporal Databases
  • Internet and Web-Based Database Systems
  • Multimedia (Audio, Video, Image, Music) Database Systems
  • Relational, Object-Oriented and Object-Relational Database Systems
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"I highly recommend this encyclopedia to any library serving students studying information technology, information systems, computer science, and all similar subjects. The price is very reasonable and it will survive plentiful use."

– Online Information Review, 29 (6) 2005
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Laura Rivero is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Systems. Her lecturing and research activities concentrate on data structures and database design and integrity. Prof. Rivero has an extensive publication research background and she is co-editor of the book “Database Integrity: Challenges and Solutions” published in 2002 by Idea Group Publishing.
Jorge Horacio Doorn is full professor at the Computer Science Department in the Universidad Nacional del Centro (UNCPBA), Argentina, since 1989. He has wide experience in actual industrial applications of database technologies and has been project leader in several major database projects. Currently he is the head of the database research team at the Computer Science and Systems Department. His research interests include compilers design and database systems. Prof. Doorn is the Co-Editor of the book “Database Integrity: Challenges and Solutions” published in 2002 by Idea Group Publishing.
Viviana E. Ferraggine is Assistant Professor at Center of Buenos Aires Province National University. She has received her degree in Computer Science at the same university, in 1997. She has published many book chapters, articles presented at various professional international conferences related with her research activities. She is assistant researcher at the Database Integrity Research Group.
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Editorial Advisory Board
  • Robert Laurini, LIRIS, France
  • Christine Parent, Universite de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Makoto Takizawa, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
  • Aziz Barbar, American University College of Science & Technology, Lebanon
  • Jaroslav Pokorny, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
  • M. Tamer Özsu, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • A. Buchmann, Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Alexander Osterwalder, Institut d'Informatique et Organisations (INFORGE), Switzerland