Constraints and Databases

  • Raghu Ramakrishnan
  • Peter Stuckey

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-4
  2. Raghu Ramakrishnan, Peter J. Stuckey
    Pages 5-5
  3. Alexander Brodsky, Victor E. Segal, Jia Chen, Pavel A. Exarkhopoulo
    Pages 7-39
  4. Alexander Brodsky, Joxan Jaffar, Michael J. Maher
    Pages 41-66
  5. Peter Z. Revesz
    Pages 123-137
  6. Yasuhiko Morimoto, Takeshi Fukuda, Shinichi Morishita, Takeshi Tokuyama
    Pages 163-189
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 191-192

About this book


Constraints and Databases contains seven contributions on the rapidly evolving research area of constraints and databases. This collection of original research articles has been compiled as a tribute to Paris C. Kanellakis, one of the pioneers in the field.
Constraints have long been used for maintaining the integrity of databases. More recently, constraint databases have emerged where databases store and manipulate data in the form of constraints. The generality of constraint databases makes them highly attractive for many applications. Constraints provide a uniform mechanism for describing heterogenous data, and advanced constraint solving methods can be used for efficient manipulation of constraint data.
The articles included in this book cover the range of topics involving constraints and databases; join algorithms, evaluation methods, applications (e.g. data mining) and implementations of constraint databases, as well as more traditional topics such as integrity constraint maintenance.
Constraints and Databases is an edited volume of original research comprising invited contributions by leading researchers.


Extension algorithms data mining database decision tree genome object-oriented database

Editors and affiliations

  • Raghu Ramakrishnan
    • 1
  • Peter Stuckey
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WisconsinUSA
  2. 2.University of MelbourneAustralia

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