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    γ-Acyclic database schemes and nested relations

    Levene, Mark and Loizou, G. (1987) γ-Acyclic database schemes and nested relations. In: Abiteboul, S. and Fischer, P.C. and Schek, H.-J. (eds.) Nested Relations and Complex Objects in Databases: Papers from the Workshop 'Theory and Applications of Nested Relations and Complex Objects'. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 361. Springer, pp. 313-323. ISBN 9783540511717.

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    Abstract

    Nested relations have been put forward as a way of extending the applicability of the classical relational model. In this model acyclic database schemes have attracted a lot of interest because of the desirable properties they enjoy. Herein we characterize those γ-acyclic database schemes that are equivalent to nested relation schemes, and present an algorithm to restructure a γ-acyclic database scheme into a nested database scheme. This is desirable, since nested relations minimize redundancy and improve efficiency.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2021 17:08
    Last Modified: 15 Jun 2021 17:08
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/44748

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