Dissertations in Database and Information Systems

Series of Database and Information Systems Dissertations covering a broad range of subjects.(read more)

Modelling of Natural Dialogues in the Context of Speech-based Information and Control Systems

Pub. date
February 2015
Author
Berg, M.M.
Volume
108
Price
US$80 / €55 / £47
ISBN print
978-1-61499-491-6
Subject
Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science

Current spoken dialogue systems are often criticized because they lack natural behavior. At the s…


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Process Model Management Using Description Logics

Pub. date
May 2012
Author
Gröner, G.
Volume
107
Price
US$80 / €55 / £47
ISBN print
978-1-61499-045-1
Subject
Artificial Intelligence, Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

Process model management consists of several phases  within the process management life-cycle, s…


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Using Situation Theory to evaluate XML Retrieval

Pub. date
May 2012
Author
Blanke, T.
Volume
106
Price
US$73 / €50 / £43
ISBN print
978-1-61499-031-4
Subject
Artificial Intelligence, Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

This book presents a theoretical framework to evaluate XML retrieval using Situation Theory. XML …


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A Framework for the Consistent Usage of Tag-Based Mashups

Pub. date
December 2010
Author
Hagemann, S.
Volume
105
Price
US$72 / €50
ISBN print
978-1-60750-079-7
Subject
Artificial Intelligence, Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

Mashups and social tagging are two of many aspects of recent developments on the Web and both are…


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From Mining to Mapping and Roundtrip Transformations: A Systematic Approach to Model-Based Tool Integration

Pub. date
January 2010
Author
Wimmer, M.
Volume
104
Price
US$80 / €55
ISBN print
978-1-60750-070-4
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science, Information Sciences

A wide variety of tools for Model-Driven Engineering (MDE) exists. In order to fully exploit the …


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Context-Driven Generation of Specifications for Interactive Information Systems

Pub. date
June 2009
Author
Bienemann, A.
Volume
101
Price
US$73 / €50
ISBN print
978-1-58603-980-6
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

Content-intensive, interactive information systems have become an integral component of computer …


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Conceptual Modeling for XML

Pub. date
December 2008
Author
Nečaský, M.
Volume
99
Price
US$73 / €50
ISBN print
978-1-58603-956-1
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

XML is a popular format for data representation. As the amount of data represented in XML grows, …


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Design and Implementation of a Database Programming Language for XML-based Applications

Pub. date
January 2007
Author
Schuhart, H.
Volume
97
Price
US$80 / €55
ISBN print
978-1-58603-686-7
Subject
Artificial Intelligence, Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

This publication focuses on two main aspects; the seamless integration of XML and persistency con…


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Patterns for Person-Centered e-Learning

Pub. date
January 2007
Author
Derntl, M.
Volume
96
Price
US$96 / €66
ISBN print
978-1-58603-672-0
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences

Current approaches to learning and teaching take advantage of Information and Communication Techn…


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Business and the Grid

Pub. date
October 2006
Author
Weishäupl, T.
Volume
95
Price
US$64 / €44
ISBN print
978-1-58603-655-3
Subject
Artificial Intelligence, Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

A Grid provides unlimited virtual resources to users without revealing the internal structure. Li…


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Data Access in Workflow Management Systems

Pub. date
May 2006
Author
Lehmann, M.
Volume
94
Price
US$80 / €55
ISBN print
978-1-58603-607-2
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences

Workflow management systems support the execution of business processes. To this end they need da…


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KeyX: Selective Key-Oriented Indexing in Native XML-Databases

Pub. date
January 2006
Author
Hammerschmidt, B.C.
Volume
93
Price
US$80 / €55
ISBN print
978-1-58603-589-1
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences

The eXtended Markup Language XML is an important standard for the platform and language independe…


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Building Integrative Enterprise Knowledge Portals with Semantic Web Technologies

Pub. date
December 2005
Author
Priebe, T.
Volume
92
Price
US$80 / €55
ISBN print
978-1-58603-584-6
Subject
Artificial Intelligence, Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science, Semantic Web

A major challenge of today’s information systems is to provide employees with precisely the inf…


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Meta-Learning: Strategies, Implementations, and Evaluations for Algorithm Selection

Pub. date
October 2005
Author
Köpf, C.R.
Volume
91
Price
US$80 / €55
ISBN print
978-1-58603-562-4
Subject
Artificial Intelligence, Computer & Communication Sciences

Data analysis via supervised learning tasks is among the most common data mining techniques. The …


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Defining Web-Scheme Transformers By-Example

Pub. date
February 2005
Author
Lechner, S.
Volume
87
Price
US$64 / €44
ISBN print
978-1-58603-503-7
Subject
Artificial Intelligence, Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

Large web applications are usually developed by using a conceptual modeling language, where a sch…


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Modeling and Transformation of Workflows with Temporal Constraints

Pub. date
April 2004
Author
Gruber, W.
Volume
84
Price
US$64 / €44
ISBN print
978-1-58603-416-0
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

Workflow management systems support the execution of business processes: they require the modelin…


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Storage and Retrieval of XML Documents with a Cluster of Database Systems

Pub. date
June 2003
Author
Grabs, T.
Volume
82
Price
US$58 / €40
ISBN print
978-1-58603-371-2
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

XML – short for the W3C eXtended Markup Language – is highly successful as a format for data …


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Version Management in Federated Database Systems

Pub. date
November 2002
Author
Schönhoff, M.
Volume
81
Price
US$43 / €39
ISBN print
978-1-58603-315-6
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

This publication provides the conceptual foundations for the extension of federated database tech…


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Online Analytical Processing with a Cluster of Databases

Pub. date
November 2002
Author
Röhm, U.
Volume
80
Price
US$43 / €39
ISBN print
978-1-58603-314-9
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

Clusters of databases have become an attractive platform for large information systems. They offe…


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Data Warehouse Schema Design

Pub. date
January 2001
Author
Lechtenbörger, J.
Volume
79
Price
US$37 / €33
ISBN print
978-1-58603-214-2
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

A data warehouse is an integrated database primarily used in organizational decision making. Alth…


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Similarity Search in High-Dimensional Vector Spaces

Pub. date
January 2001
Editor
Weber, R.
Volume
74
Price
US$44 / €38
ISBN print
978-1-58603-177-0
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

With the example of an image database and the notion of relevance feedback, the dissertation addr…


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Transactional Process Management over Component Systems

Pub. date
January 2001
Editor
Schuldt, H.
Volume
73
Price
US$40 / €36
ISBN print
978-1-58603-176-3
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

Processes support a powerful approach to develop large-scale distributed applications spanning mu…


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Distributed Interactive Media

Pub. date
January 2000
Editor
Mauve, M.
Volume
71
Price
US$42 / €38
ISBN print
978-1-58603-149-7
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

Networked computer games, distributed virtual reality systems, and shared whiteboard presentation…


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Semantic Integrity Constraints in Federated Database Schemata

Pub. date
January 1999
Editor
Türker, C.
Volume
63
Price
US$36 / €31
ISBN print
978-1-58603-135-0
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

Federated database systems provide a uniform and transparent interface to distributed and heterog…


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Metadata-Based Middleware for Integrating Information Systems

Pub. date
January 1999
Author
Kapsammer, E.
Volume
62
Price
US$30 / €25
ISBN print
978-1-58603-134-3
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

The integration of distributed and heterogeneous legacy applications and system components is a m…


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Processing Relational Queries Using a Multidimentional Acces Technique

Pub. date
January 1999
Author
Markl, V.
Volume
59
Price
US$34 / €29
ISBN print
978-1-58603-133-6
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

A multidimensional access method offering significant performance increases by intelligently part…


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Control Mechanisms in Distributed Object Bases

Pub. date
January 1999
Author
Krivokapic, N.
Volume
54
Price
US$37 / €33
ISBN print
978-1-58603-132-9
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

The world-wide interconnection of computer systems imposes new challenges on distributed database…


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Definition of Behavior in Object-Oriented Databases by View Integration

Pub. date
January 1999
Author
Preuner, G.
Volume
53
Price
US$34 / €29
ISBN print
978-1-58603-131-2
Subject
Computer & Communication Sciences, Computer Science

The design of database schemas by view integration comprises two phases: First, potential future …


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Series of Database and Information Systems Dissertations covering a broad range of subjects.