Database Research and Development in Singapore

  • K. P. Tan
  • R. A. Cook

Abstract

This short paper reports on various current database research interests at the National University of Singapore and at the National Computer Board and the Systems and Computer Organisation of the Ministry of Defence. It also records some results of a recent study into database usage in Singapore, and mentions activities in data analysis and database design methodologies.

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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. P. Tan
    • 1
  • R. A. Cook
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information Systems and Computer ScienceNational University of SingaporeKent Ridge, SingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Institute for Systems ScienceNational University of SingaporeKent Ridge, SingaporeSingapore

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