Advanced Principles for Improving Database Design, Systems Modeling and Software Development, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605661732
  • ISBN-13: 9781605661735
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 305 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released January 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Presents research and analysis of the most recent advancements in the fields of database systems and software development. Includes research in the areas of database theory, systems building, data analysis techniques, web/mobile commerce and middleware, and organization and structures.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Ontologies and Semantics.
2: Semantics of the MibML Conceptual Modeling Grammar: An Ontological Analysis Using the Bunge-Wand-Weber Framework.
3: A Measurement Ontology Generalizable for Emerging Domain Applications on the Semantic Web.
4: Semantic Integration and Knowledge Discovery for Environmental Research.
5: Systems Building.
6: Towards Code Reuse and Refactoring as a Practice within Extreme Programming.
7: Requirements Elicitation Technique Selection: A Theory-Based Contingency Model.
8: IT Value of Software Development: A Multi-Theoretic Perspective.
9: UB2SQL: A Tool for Building Database Applications Using UML and B Formal Method.
10: Queries and Data Analysis.
11: Using Decision Trees to Predict Crime Reporting.
12: A Model for Estimating the Savings from Dimensional vs. Keyword Search.
13: Integrity Constraint Checking for Multiple XML Databases.
14: Accelerating Multi Dimensional Queries in Data Warehouses.
15: View Materialization in a Data Cube: Optimization Models and Heuristics.
16: Web and Mobile Commerce.
17: WebFINDIT: Providing Data and Service-Centric Access through a Scalable Middleware.
18: Retrieval Optimization for Server-Based Repositories in Location-Based Mobile Commerce.
19: Migrating Legacy Information Systems to Web Services Architecture.
20: Organizations and Structures.
21: A Socio–Technical Interpretation of IT Convergence Services: Applying a Perspective from Actor Network Theory and Complex Adaptive Systems.
22: Understanding Organizational Transformation from IT Implementations: A Look at Structuration Theory.
23: Social Network Structures in Open Source Software Development Teams.
24: Design of a Data Model for Social Network Applications.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.