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Database Theory — ICDT '92

Volume 646 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 21-50

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Semantics of disjunctive deductive databases

  • José Alberto FernándezAffiliated withDepartment of Computer Science
  • , Jack MinkerAffiliated withDepartment of Computer ScienceInstitute for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland

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Abstract

A review is presented of work on disjunctive deductive databases. The semantic approach to disjunctive deductive databases as developed by Fernández and Minker is explored. The method is applied to stratified and stable model semantics for disjunctive deductive databases. The semantics for updating a subclass of disjunctive deductive databases is described.