Esprit: Trends & challenges in DB technology

  • Jack Metthey
  • José Cotta
Short Project Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 303)


Features concerning DB technology in the R&D Programme ESPRIT are highlighted, both in a perspective way (by looking at ESPRIT 1 projects) and in a prospective way (by looking at the ESPRIT 2 WorkPorgramme).

Then, the ESPRIT Programme is positioned in a global context, including other R&D Programmes from Europe, USA & Japan.

Finally, a provocative discussion about the different approaches taken is opened as conclusion...


R&D Programmes ESPRIT DB, KB Architectures Complex Objects Object-Oriented Paradigm Hybrid Systems 


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  • Jack Metthey
  • José Cotta

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