Encyclopedia of Database Systems

2018 Edition
| Editors: Ling Liu, M. Tamer Özsu

Implication of Constraints

  • Wenfei Fan
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8265-9_1238

Synonyms

Logical implication or entailment

Definition

The implication problem is to decide whether or not a given set of constraints logically implies another constraint. With any constraint (dependency) language \({\mathcal {L}}\)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of EdinburghEdinburghUK
  2. 2.Beihang UniversityBeijingChina