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Deductive Databases and Their Applications - Robert Colomb

Deductive Databases and Their Applications

By: Robert Colomb (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th April 1998
ISBN: 9780748407965
Number Of Pages: 274

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Deductive Databases and their Applications is an introductory text aimed at undergraduate students with some knowledge of database and information systems. The text comes complete with exercises and solutions to encourage students to tackle problems practically as well as theoretically. The author presents the origins of deductive databases in Prologue before proceeding to analyse the main deductive database paradigm - the data-log model. The final chapters are dedicated to closely related topics such as prepositional expert systems, integrity constraint specification and evaluation, and update propagation. Particular attention is paid to CASE tool repositories.

Introduction
Summary of Prolog
Prolog and Databases
Datalog and Bottom-up Evaluation
Knowledge Design
Building and Knowledge Base
Knowledge Quality
Magic Sets
Unfolding and Folding
Propositional Deductive Databases
Integrity Constraints
Non-monotonic Reasoning
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ISBN: 9780748407965
ISBN-10: 0748407960
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 274
Published: 30th April 1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1