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Applied Mathematics for Database Professionals : Expert's Voice - Lex DeHaan

Applied Mathematics for Database Professionals

Expert's Voice

Hardcover Published: 1st June 2007
ISBN: 9781590597453
Number Of Pages: 379

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Applied Mathematics for Database Professionals introduces you to the logic and set theory that underlies relational database technology. You will see how mathematics can be used in constraint definition, in data manipulation and retrieval, and in data modelling. The math that you learn in this book will put you above the level of understanding of most database users today. You'll better understand the technology and be able to apply it more effectively. You'll avoid data anomalies like redundancy and inconsistency. Understanding what's in this book will take your mastery of relational technology to heights you may not have thought were possible.

From the reviews:

"It starts with the mathematical foundation of relational databases: concepts and their notation are introduced step-by-step, defined, and clearly explained. ... this book is a very good introduction to the foundations of database design for an intermediate or advanced audience ... ." (K. Balogh, ACM Computing Reviews, Vol. 49 (12), December, 2008)

Introduction to Logic
Some More Logic
Set Theory
Relations and Functions
Database and Constraint Modeling
Data Retrieval
Data Manipulation
Constraint Implementation
Summary and Conclusions
Example Database
Mathematical Symbols
Definitions and Theorems
References
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ISBN: 9781590597453
ISBN-10: 1590597451
Series: Expert's Voice
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 379
Published: 1st June 2007
Publisher: Apress
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 17.8  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.92