Features of a System for Statistical Databases.

Gultekin Özsoyoglu, Z. Meral Özsoyoglu: Features of a System for Statistical Databases. SSDBM 1983: 9-18
  author    = {Gultekin {\"O}zsoyoglu and
               Z. Meral {\"O}zsoyoglu},
  editor    = {Roy Hammond and
               John L. McCarthy},
  title     = {Features of a System for Statistical Databases},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Statistical
               Database Management, Los Altos, California, USA, September 27-29,
  publisher = {Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory},
  year      = {1983},
  pages     = {9-18},
  ee        = {db/conf/ssdbm/OzsoyogluO83.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/ssdbm/83},
  bibsource = {DBLP,}


We list desirable features of statistical databases (SDB) and summarize the architecture and major features of a statistical database manaqement system, called the System for Statistical Databases (SSDB). SSDB uses a semantic data model designed to facilitate the data manipulation tasks of statistical database users. It incorporates tools to model operational populations such as experimental, cleaned, interpreted and representative populations, and has the capacity to model summary tables, histograms, matrices, crosstabulations, scatter diagrams and two-dimensional plots. The data model uses the compartmentalization concept to minimize the effects of SDB security enforcement. The SSDB software is partitioned into certified and uncertified modules, and the flow of control within SSDB is designed to allow SDB security checking at execution time. Finally SSDB has a screen-oriented query language to manipulate summary and raw data. The paper concludes with a brief overview of the existing and proposed systems.

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[BecC 78]
[ChaS 81]
Paul Chan, Arie Shoshani: SUBJECT: A Directory Driven System for Organizing and Accessing Large Statistical Databases. VLDB 1981: 553-563 BibTeX
[ChiO 81]
Francis Y. L. Chin, Gultekin Özsoyoglu: Statistical Database Design. ACM Trans. Database Syst. 6(1): 113-139(1981) BibTeX
[ChiO 82]
Francis Y. L. Chin, Gultekin Özsoyoglu: Auditing and Inference Control in Statistical Databases. IEEE Trans. Software Eng. 8(6): 574-582(1982) BibTeX
[Date 81]
C. J. Date: An Introduction to Database Systems, 3rd Edition. Addison-Wesley 1981
[Denn 82]
Dorothy E. Denning: Cryptography and Data Security. Addison-Wesley 1982
[DowP 79]
Deborah Downs, Gerald J. Popek: Data Base Management Systems Security and INGRES. VLDB 1979: 280-290 BibTeX
[EggS 80]
Susan J. Eggers, Arie Shoshani: Efficient Access of Compressed Data. VLDB 1980: 205-211 BibTeX
[Hamm 81]
Roy Hammond: Metadata in the RAPID DBMS. SSDBM 1981: 123-131 BibTeX
[IkeK 81]
Hideto Ikeda, Yasuyuki Kobayashi: Additional Facilities of a Concentional DBMS to Support Interactive Statistical Analysis. SSDBM 1981: 25-36 BibTeX
[Klug 81]
Anthony C. Klug: Abe: A Query Language for Constructing Aggregates-by-Example. SSDBM 1981: 190-205 BibTeX
[LBLW 81]
[ManD 81]
A. Timothy Maness, Sue M. Dintelman: Design of the Genealogical Information System. SSDBM 1981: 41-58 BibTeX
[Mark 81]
Gregory A. Marks: Characteristics and Evolution of the OSIRIS Data Definition Languages. SSDBM 1981: 107-110 BibTeX
[McCa 82a]
[McCa 82b]
John L. McCarthy: Metadata Management for Large Statistical Databases. VLDB 1982: 234-243 BibTeX
[Mins 76]
Naftaly H. Minsky: Intentional Resolution of Privacy Protection in Database Systems. Commun. ACM 19(3): 148-159(1976) BibTeX
[OzsC 82]
Gultekin Özsoyoglu, Francis Y. L. Chin: Enhancing the Security of Statistical Databases with a Question-Answering System and a Kernel Design. IEEE Trans. Software Eng. 8(3): 223-234(1982) BibTeX
[OzsO 81]
Gultekin Özsoyoglu, Z. Meral Özsoyoglu: Update Handling Techniques in Statistical Databases. SSDBM 1981: 249-283 BibTeX
[OzsO 82a]
Z. Meral Özsoyoglu, Gultekin Özsoyoglu: Summary-Table-By-Example: A Database Query Language for Manipulating Summary Data. ICDE 1984: 193-202 BibTeX
[OzsO 82b]
[OzsO 83]
[Park 76]
[SAS 79]
[Schl 82]
[Shos 82]
Arie Shoshani: Statistical Databases: Characteristics, Problems, and some Solutions. VLDB 1982: 208-222 BibTeX
[SmiS 77a]
John Miles Smith, Diane C. P. Smith: Database Abstractions: Aggregation. Commun. ACM 20(6): 405-413(1977) BibTeX
[SmiS 77b]
John Miles Smith, Diane C. P. Smith: Database Abstractions: Aggregation and Generalization. ACM Trans. Database Syst. 2(2): 105-133(1977) BibTeX
[Su 82]
[Sund 78]
[TuHC 79]
M. J. Turner, R. Hammond, P. Cotton: A DBMS for Large Statistical Databases. VLDB 1979: 319-327 BibTeX
[Uslb 80]
[WonK 82]
Harry K. T. Wong, Ivy Kuo: GUIDE: Graphical User Interface for Database Exploration. VLDB 1982: 22-32 BibTeX
[Zloo 77]
Moshé M. Zloof: Query-by-Example: A Data Base Language. IBM Systems Journal 16(4): 324-343(1977) BibTeX

Referenced by

  1. John C. Klensin, Roselyn M. Romberg: Statistical Data Management Requirements and the SQL Standards - An Evolving Comparison. SSDBM 1988: 19-38
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