Constraints and Databases by Raghu Ramakrishnan, Peter Stuckey

By Raghu Ramakrishnan, Peter Stuckey

Constraints and Databases comprises seven contributions at the quickly evolving learn zone of constraints and databases. This number of unique study articles has been compiled as a tribute to Paris C. Kanellakis, one of many pioneers within the box.
Constraints have lengthy been used for preserving the integrity of databases. extra lately, constraint databases have emerged the place databases shop and manage facts within the kind of constraints. The generality of constraint databases makes them hugely appealing for plenty of functions. Constraints offer a uniform mechanism for describing heterogenous facts, and complex constraint fixing tools can be utilized for effective manipulation of constraint facts.
The articles integrated during this ebook disguise the diversity of subject matters regarding constraints and databases; subscribe to algorithms, overview equipment, purposes (e.g. information mining) and implementations of constraint databases, in addition to extra conventional issues akin to integrity constraint upkeep.
Constraints and Databases is an edited quantity of unique learn comprising invited contributions by means of top researchers.

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