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Understanding the global semantics of referential actions using logic rules
Wolfgang May, Bertram Ludäscher
Referential actions are specialized triggers for automatically maintaining referential integrity in databases. While the local effects of referential actions can be grasped easily, it is far from obvious what the global semantics of a...
Searching in metric spaces with user-defined and approximate distances
Paolo Ciaccia, Marco Patella
Novel database applications, such as multimedia, data mining, e-commerce, and many others, make intensive use of similarity queries in order to retrieve the objects that better fit a user request. Since the effectiveness of such queries improves when...
SilkRoute: A framework for publishing relational data in XML
Mary Fernández, Yana Kadiyska, Dan Suciu, Atsuyuki Morishima, Wang-Chiew Tan
XML is the "lingua franca" for data exchange between interenterprise applications. In this work, we describe SilkRoute, a framework for publishing relational data in XML. In SilkRoute, relational data is published in three steps: the relational...