Databases and Information Systems

Selected Papers from the Sixth International Baltic Conference DB&IS’2004

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Databases and Information Systems
Editors
Barzdins, J., Caplinskas, A.
Pub. date
January 2005
Pages
312
Binding
hardcover (reprinted 2006)
Volume
118 of Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications
ISBN print
978-1-58603-485-6
Subject
Artificial Intelligence, Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science
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Modern databases and information systems essentially differ from their predecessors. Ontology-based and knowledge-based approaches to system development, UML based IS development methodologies, XML databases and heterogeneous information models have come to the fore. All these fundamental aspects are discussed in this book. This publication contains a collection of 22 high quality papers written by 44 authors. These articles present original results in modern database technologies, database applications, data warehousing, data mining, ontologies, and modern information systems. Special emphasis is put on multimedia database systems, heterogeneous data integration methods, view optimizations, ontology engineering tools, modeling and model transformations (MDA). Theoretical aspects as well as technical development issues are considered. The intended audience for this book is researchers, advanced students and practitioners who are interested in advanced topics on databases and information systems.