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Database and Expert Systems Applications : Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference, DEXA '94, Athens, Greece September 7-9, 1994 :  Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference, DEXA '94, Athens, Greece September 7-9, 1994 - Dimitris Karagiannis

Database and Expert Systems Applications : Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference, DEXA '94, Athens, Greece September 7-9, 1994

Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference, DEXA '94, Athens, Greece September 7-9, 1994

By: Dimitris Karagiannis (Editor)

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This volume constitutes the proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA '94), held in Athens, Greece in September 1994. The 78 papers presented were selected from more than 300 submissions and give a comprehensive view of advanced applications of databases and expert systems. Among the topics covered are object-oriented, temporal, active, geographical, hypermedia and distributed databases, data management, cooperative office applications, object-oriented modelling, industrial applications, conceptual modelling, legal systems, evolving environments, knowledge engineering, information retrieval, advanced querying, medical systems, and CIM.

Research as a Catalyst for Industrial Innovationp. 1
Peplom[superscript d]: an Object Oriented Database Programming Language Extended with Deductive Capabilitiesp. 2
Object-Oriented Database Systems: How Much SQL Do They Understand?p. 15
An Object-Centered Application Development Systemp. 27
Flora: A Functional-Style Language for Object and Relational Algebrap. 37
On the Optimal Top-down Evaluation of Recursive Queriesp. 47
A Study of Spatial Clustering Techniquesp. 57
Efficient Management of 2-d Interval Relationsp. 72
Managing Structured Documents in Distributed Publishing Environmentsp. 83
A Generalized Semantic Model for CSCW Systemsp. 93
C-TORI: An Interface for Cooperative Database Retrievalp. 103
Organization Models for Cooperative Office Applicationsp. 114
Semantically Enriching Relational Databases into an Object Oriented Semantic Modelp. 125
Consistency Checking of Evolving Methodsp. 135
Designing and Integrating Human Genome Databases with Object-Oriented Technologyp. 145
On Evidential Feature Saliencep. 153
The R-Link Tree: A Recoverable Index Structure for Spatial Datap. 163
The Retrieval of Direction Relations Using R-treesp. 173
A Unified Framework for Indexing in Database Systemsp. 183
An Intelligent System to Identify the Appropriate Organization for a Factoryp. 193
Object-Oriented Design of Manufacturing Database Helps Simplify Production Management in Small Firmsp. 204
A Solution Procedure for Solving the Non-Rectangular Cutting Stock Problem of the Clothing Industry Using Expert Knowledge within an Intelligent CAD Environmentp. 214
An Object-Oriented Approach to a Temporal Query Languagep. 225
A Framework for Developing Temporal Databasesp. 236
Efficient Storage Structures for Temporal Object-Oriented Databasesp. 246
TFDL: A Temporal Functional Language for the Management of Historical Databasesp. 259
The ORES Temporal DBMS and the ERT-SQL Query Languagep. 270
Object-Oriented Constraint Analysis in Complex Applicationsp. 280
A Conceptual Database Approach for Modelling 3D Objects of Irregular Geometryp. 290
An Algebraic Language for Event-Driven Modellingp. 300
Prototyping Object-Oriented Specifications in an Algebraic Environmentp. 310
Identifying Precedents under Uncertaintyp. 320
CONCAT - Connotation Analysis of Thesauri Based on the Interpretation of Context Meaningp. 329
The Design and Implementation of a Legal Text Databasep. 339
Maintenance of Juricas Legal Computer Advice Systemsp. 349
Expert Systems for Industrial Process Control: A Study in Technology Transferp. 359
From a Passive to an Active Database Supporting Exceptionsp. 360
How Does Knowledge Discovery Cooperate with Active Database Techniques in Controlling Dynamic Environment?p. 370
EECA: An Active Knowledge Modelp. 380
Active and Passive Rules for Complex Object Databasesp. 390
Managing Entity Versions within Their Contexts: A Formal Approachp. 400
Tracking the Evolution of Concepts in Dynamic Worldsp. 410
Tracing the Evolution of Artifactsp. 420
Supporting Information Disclosure in an Evolving Environmentp. 433
Geographic Data Handling in a Deductive Object-Oriented Databasep. 445
Expert Spatial Knowledge: An Expert Geographical Information System in Diffusion of Waterp. 455
Using Versions in GISp. 465
The Strategic Role of Information Technology towards the Information Societyp. 475
Federating Object-Oriented and Relational Databasesp. 476
Bridging the Gap between Knowledge Engineering and Efficient Implementation in an Intelligent Tutoring Systemp. 477
Mechanisms for Structuring Knowledge-Based Systemsp. 488
Distributed System Intelligent Designp. 498
A Model for Hypermedia Based Production Systemsp. 509
Hypermedia Databases: A Specification and Formal Languagep. 521
Implementing Open Hypermedia Services on Top of the Postgres Extended Relational Database Management Systemp. 531
A Support System for Building Hypermedia Training Applicationsp. 540
OMNIS/Myriad Document Retrieval and Its Database Requirementsp. 550
Constructing an Information Retrieval System with Neural Networksp. 561
The HS File: A New Dynamic Signature File Method for Efficient Information Retrievalp. 571
A Multi-Agent Architecture for an Evolving Expert System Modulep. 581
Improving Integrity Constraint Checking for Stratified Deductive Databasesp. 591
RTSORAC: A Real-Time Object-Oriented Database Modelp. 601
Applying Database Technology to Real-Time Systemsp. 611
Database Exploration with Dynamic Abstractionsp. 621
Soft Querying, a New Feature for Database Management Systemsp. 631
OR-SML: A Functional Database Programming Language for Disjunctive Information and Its Applicationsp. 641
Semantic Query Optimization in OODB Systemsp. 651
A Medical Terminology Serverp. 661
BIND: a Biomedical INteroperable Database systemp. 671
Development of Secure Medical Database Systemsp. 680
Using Inductive Machine Learning, Expert Systems and Case Based Reasoning to Predict Preterm Delivery in Pregnant Womenp. 690
Integrating Frames, Rules and Uncertainty in a Database-Coupled Knowledge-Representation Systemp. 703
A Prototype Rule-Based Front End System for Integrity Enforcement in Relational Databases: An Application to the Naval Aircraft Flight Records Databasep. 713
Modeling Uncertainty in Deductive Databasesp. 724
Dependency-Directed Binding of Variables for Constraint Logic Programmingp. 734
Flexible and Dynamic Integration of Multiple Information Basesp. 744
PPOST: A Parallel Database in Main Memoryp. 754
Exploiting Inter-Operation Parallelism for SQL Query Optimizationp. 759
Reactive Object-Oriented Databases and CIMp. 769
Advanced Computer Integrated Technology for Furniture Manufacturingp. 779
A Distributed System for CIMp. 785
Integrated-Company-Software (INCOSOFT) - a Special Solution for Small- and Medium-sized Companiesp. 795
Author Indexp. 805
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ISBN: 9783540584353
ISBN-10: 3540584358
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 814
Published: September 1994
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 4.19
Weight (kg): 1.14