Generic Applications for Object-Oriented Databases

  • Mark Roantree
  • Kazimierz Subieta
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2425)


It is often necessary to develop database applications with no prior knowledge of the structure of the database. Such applications may be referred to as generic applications, and often they can be required to manipulate multiple (possibly heterogenous) databases across a network. We explore the problems of developing generic applications for the current standard of object-oriented databases, and describe the properties that are needed to build a truly generic application.


Relational Database Generic Application Object Reference Object Database Special Utility 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Roantree
    • 1
  • Kazimierz Subieta
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Computer ApplicationsDublin City UniversityDublinIreland
  2. 2.Institute of Computer Science PASWarsawPoland
  3. 3.Polish-Japanese Institute of Information TechnologyWarsawPoland

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