Towards a Flexible Query Language

  • Rafik Bouaziz
  • Salem Chakhar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4879)


Defining and processing flexible queries is an important research topic in database area. We may distinguish two ways to support flexible querying in databases: (i) developing interface systems that allow queries in pseudo-natural languages, or (ii) developing an extended SQL-like languages. In this paper, we have adopted this second approach. The objective of this paper is to introduce a conceptual query language for accessing FSM-based databases. FSM is a data model that has been recently proposed.


Fuzzy Database Flexible Querying Fuzzy Logic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rafik Bouaziz
    • 1
  • Salem Chakhar
    • 2
  1. 1.Dep. of Computer Science, FSEGUniversity of SfaxSfaxTunisia
  2. 2.LAMSADEUniversity of Paris Dauphine, Place du Maréchal de Lattre de TassignyParis Cedex 16France

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