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Flexible Query Answering Systems : Third International Conference, Fqas'98, Roskilde, Denmark, May 13-15, 1998, Proceedings - Troels Andreasen

Flexible Query Answering Systems

Third International Conference, Fqas'98, Roskilde, Denmark, May 13-15, 1998, Proceedings

By: Troels Andreasen (Editor), Henning Christiansen (Editor), Henrik L. Larsen (Editor)

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings of the Third International Conference on Flexible Query Answering Systems, FQAS'98, held in Roskilde, Denmark, in May 1998.
The 32 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and went through two rounds of selection for inclusion in the proceedings. This book is the first one focused on flexible query answering systems; this emerging area of research and development builts on results from mathematical logic, fuzzy logic, various database paradigms, information retrieval, linguistics, and human computer-interaction. The papers deal with issues occuring in querying databases and the Internet.

CHRv: A Flexible Query Languagep. 1
Query Answering by Means of Diagram Transformationp. 15
Query Subsumptionp. 29
Partial Answers for Unavailable Data Sourcesp. 43
On Diverse Answers Issued from Flexible Queriesp. 55
Answering Queries in Contextp. 68
Effective Reformulation of Boolean Queries with Concept Latticesp. 83
Different Ways to Have Something in Commonp. 95
A Schema-Based Approach to Modeling and Querying WWW Datap. 110
Querying Multimedia Documents by Spatiotemporal Structurep. 126
Answers about Validity and Completeness of Data: Formal Definitions, Usefulness and Computation Techniquep. 138
Progress Report on the Disjunctive Deductive Database System dlvp. 148
A Server for Fuzzy SQL Queriesp. 164
Query Answering in Nondeterministic, Nonmonotonic Logic Databasesp. 175
Optimization of Logic Queries with MIN and MAX Predicatesp. 188
Searching for General Documentsp. 203
Low Retrieval Remote Querying Dialogue with Fuzzy Conceptual, Syntac- tical and Linguistical Unificationp. 215
Knowledge Discovery for Flexible Queryingp. 227
Question Answering with Textual CBRp. 236
Using Stem Rules to Refine Document Retrieval Queriesp. 248
Application of Fuzzy Rule Induction to Data Miningp. 260
Applying Genetic Algorithms to the Feature Selection Problem in Information Retrievalp. 272
An Overview of Cooperative Answering in Databasesp. 282
Automatic Generation of Trigger Rules for Integrity Enforcement in
Relational Databases with View Definitionp. 286
Estimating the Quality of Databasesp. 298
Querying Clocked Databasesp. 308
Querying for Facts and Content in Hypermedia Documentsp. 320
Querying Objects with Complex Static Structurep. 329
An Alternating Well-Founded Semantics for Query Answering in
Disjunctive Databasesp. 341
Towards a Cooperative Question-Answering Modelp. 354
Semantic Query Optimization through Abduction and Constraint Handlingp. 366
Implementing Fuzzy Querying via the Internet/WWW: Java Applets, ActiveX Controls and Cookiesp. 382
Author Indexp. 393
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ISBN: 9783540650829
ISBN-10: 3540650822
Series: Flexible Query Answering Systems
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 9th September 1998
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.13
Weight (kg): 0.58