The \({\cal GMD}\) Data Model and Algebra for Multidimensional Information

  • Enrico Franconi
  • Anand Kamble
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3084)


In this paper we introduce \({\cal GMD}\), an abstract but rich data model for representing multidimensional information, equipped with logic-based semantics and seamlessly integrated with a fully compositional algebra also equipped with logic-based semantics. The aim of this work is to propose an homogeneous approach to formally represent all the aspects of multidimensional data, as proposed by the various data models presented in the literature.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Enrico Franconi
    • 1
  • Anand Kamble
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer ScienceFree University of BozenBolzanoItaly
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of ManchesterUK

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