An Advanced Course in Database Systems

An Advanced Course in Database Systems : Beyond Relational Databases

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For courses in database systems and computer science. This text goes beyond the relational coverage of a typical first course in databases. Dietrich and Urban include object-oriented conceptual data modeling, object oriented databases, and databases and the Web. Topic coverage is in-depth and accessible to undergraduates as well as graduate CS students. Teachers can select the topics that best fit their course.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 178 x 236 x 20mm | 580.61g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130428981
  • 9780130428981

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List Of Figures List Of Tables Preface 1. Enhanced Entity Relationship Modeling 2. The Unified Modeling Language Conceptual Class Diagrams 3. The SQL Standard: Advanced Relational Features 4. Mapping Object-Oriented Conceptual Models To The Relational Data Model 5. Web Access To Relational Databases Using JDBC 6. XML And Databases 7. Object-Oriented Databases And The ODMG Standard 8. The SQL Standard: Object-Relational Features 9. Case Studies: Relational, Object-Relational, And Object-Oriented Database Implementations Bibliography
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About Suzanne W. Dietrich

SUZANNE W. DIETRICH is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Arizona State University. Her current research focuses on the application of active, declarative and object-oriented database technology to designing event-based enterprise applications by integrating distributed components using rules. Dr. Dietrich's research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, including the investigation of active rule processing and the development of novel approaches to undergraduate database education. She has numerous publications and is the author of Understanding Relational Database Query Languages (Prentice Hall 2001). SUSAN D. URBAN is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Arizona State University. Her research interests include object-oriented data modeling as well as event, rule, and transaction processing for enterprise application integration. Dr. Urban has been the recipient of several research grants from the National Science Foundation for her research on constraints, active rule processing, the use of databases in engineering design, and the development of innovative teaching concepts for database instruction. She has published numerous refereed papers and book chapters on the results of her research.
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