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    Implementation of a graph-based data model for complex objects

    Levene, Mark and Poulovassilis, Alex and Benkerimi, K. and Schwartz, S. and Tuv, E. (1993) Implementation of a graph-based data model for complex objects. SIGMOD Record 22 (4), pp. 26-31. ISSN 0163-5808.

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    We have developed a graph-based data model called the Hypernode Model whose single data structure is the hypernode, a directed graph whose nodes may themselves reference further directed graphs. A prototype database system supporting this model is being developed at London University as part of a project whose aims are threefold: (i) to ascertain the expressiveness and flexibility of the hypernode model, (ii) to experiment with various querying paradigms for this model, and (iii) to investigate the suitability of the directed graph as a data structure supported throughout all levels of the implementation. The purpose of this paper is to report upon our findings to date.


    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2021 17:12
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:51


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