Using Semantic Networks for Database Management.

Nick Roussopoulos, John Mylopoulos: Using Semantic Networks for Database Management. VLDB 1975: 144-172
  author    = {Nick Roussopoulos and
               John Mylopoulos},
  editor    = {Douglas S. Kerr},
  title     = {Using Semantic Networks for Database Management},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the International Conference on Very Large Data
               Bases, September 22-24, 1975, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA},
  publisher = {ACM},
  year      = {1975},
  pages     = {144-172},
  ee        = {db/conf/vldb/RoussopoulosM75.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/vldb/75},
  bibsource = {DBLP,}


This paper presents a semantic model of data bases. The model assumes the availability of a semantic network storing knowledge about a data base and a set of attributes for the data base. The use of the semantic net in generating a relational schema for the data base, in defining a set of semantic operators and in maintaining the data base consistent is then demonstrated.

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Philip A. Bernstein, J. Richard Swenson, Dennis Tsichritzis: A Unified Approach to Functional Dependencies and Relations. SIGMOD Conference 1975: 237-245 BibTeX
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E. F. Codd: Recent Investigations in Relational Data Base Systems. IFIP Congress 1974: 1017-1021 BibTeX
Claude Deheneffe, Henri Hennebert, W. Paulus: Relational Model for a Data Base. IFIP Congress 1974: 1022-1025 BibTeX
Hans Albrecht Schmid, J. Richard Swenson: On the Semantics of the Relational Data Model. SIGMOD Conference 1975: 211-223 BibTeX

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