Selected Readings on Database Technologies and Applications, 1st Edition

  • Terry Halpin
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  • ISBN-10: 160566099X
  • ISBN-13: 9781605660998
  • DDC: 005.74
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 334 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released March 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Education and research in the field of database technology can prove problematic without the proper resources and tools on the most relevant issues, trends, and advancements. "Selected Readings on Database Technologies and Applications" supplements course instruction and student research with quality chapters focused on key issues concerning the development, design, and analysis of databases. Containing over 30 chapters from authors across the globe, these selected readings in areas such as data warehousing, information retrieval, and knowledge discovery depict the most relevant and important areas of classroom discussion within the categories of Fundamental Concepts and Theories; Development and Design Methodologies; Tools and Technologies; Application and Utilization; Critical Issues; and Emerging Trends.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
About the Editor.
1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories.
2: Conceptual Modeling Solutions for the Data Warehouse.
3: Databases Modeling of Engineering Information.
4: An Overview of Learning Object Repositories.
5: Discovering Quality Knowledge from Relational Databases.
6: Development and Design Methodologies.
7: Business Data Warehouse: The Case of Wal-Mart.
8: A Database Project in a Small Company (or How the Real World Doesn't Always Follow the Book).
9: Conceptual Modeling for XML: A Myth or a Reality.
10: Designing Secure Data Warehouses.
11: Web Data Warehousing Convergence: From Schematic to Systematic.
12: Tools and Technologies.
13: Visual Query Languages, Representation Techniques, and Data Models.
14: Application of Decision Tree as a Data Mining Tool in a Manufacturing System.
15: A Scalable Middleware for Web Databases.
16: A Formal Verification and Approach for Real-Time Databases.
17: A Generalized Comparison of Open Source and Commercial Database Management Systems.
18: Application and Utilization.
19: An Approach to Mining Crime Patterns.
20: Bioinformatics Web Portals.
21: An XML-Based Database for Knowledge Discovery: Definition and Implementation.
22: Enhancing UML Models: A Domain Analysis Approach.
23: Seismological Data Warehousing and Mining: A Survey.
24: Critical Issues.
25: Business Information Integration from XML and Relational Databases Sources.
26: Security Threats in Web-Powered Databases and Web Portals.
27: Empowering the OLAP Technology to Support Complex Dimension Hierarchies.
28: NetCube: Fast, Approximate Database Queries Using Bayesian Networks.
29: Node Partitioned Data Warehouses: Experimental Evidence and Improvements.
30: Emerging Trends.
31: Rule Discovery from Textual Data.
32: Action Research with Internet Database Tools.
33: Database High Availability: An Extended Survey.