A Temporal Evolutionary Object-Oriented Data Model and Its Query Language for Medical Image Management.

Wesley W. Chu, Ion Tim Ieong, Ricky K. Taira, Claudine M. Breant: A Temporal Evolutionary Object-Oriented Data Model and Its Query Language for Medical Image Management. VLDB 1992: 53-64
  author    = {Wesley W. Chu and
               Ion Tim Ieong and
               Ricky K. Taira and
               Claudine M. Breant},
  editor    = {Li-Yan Yuan},
  title     = {A Temporal Evolutionary Object-Oriented Data Model and Its Query
               Language for Medical Image Management},
  booktitle = {18th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, August
               23-27, 1992, Vancouver, Canada, Proceedings},
  publisher = {Morgan Kaufmann},
  year      = {1992},
  isbn      = {1-55860-151-1},
  pages     = {53-64},
  ee        = {db/conf/vldb/ChuITB92.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/vldb/92},
  bibsource = {DBLP,}


A temporal evolutionary object-oriented data model (TEDM) for medical image data is presented in this paper. The images (e.g. X-rays, CT scans, MR scans, etc.) and their features are represented as objects in the data model. A high-level declarative temporal evolutionary query language (TEQL) integratedwith the data model is proposed which provides the user with the capabilities of querying on the temporal evolutionary contents of the medical images. Our proposed model and language constructs can be applied to application domains that exemplify the evolutionary transformations of objects.

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