Geo/Environmental and Medical Data Management in the RasDaMan System.

Peter Baumann, Paula Furtado, Roland Ritsch, Norbert Widmann: Geo/Environmental and Medical Data Management in the RasDaMan System. VLDB 1997: 548-552
  author    = {Peter Baumann and
               Paula Furtado and
               Roland Ritsch and
               Norbert Widmann},
  editor    = {Matthias Jarke and
               Michael J. Carey and
               Klaus R. Dittrich and
               Frederick H. Lochovsky and
               Pericles Loucopoulos and
               Manfred A. Jeusfeld},
  title     = {Geo/Environmental and Medical Data Management in the RasDaMan
  booktitle = {VLDB'97, Proceedings of 23rd International Conference on Very
               Large Data Bases, August 25-29, 1997, Athens, Greece},
  publisher = {Morgan Kaufmann},
  year      = {1997},
  isbn      = {1-55860-470-7},
  pages     = {548-552},
  ee        = {db/conf/vldb/BaumannFRW97.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/vldb/97},
  bibsource = {DBLP,}


Multidimensional discrete data (MDD) - i.e., arrays of arbitrary size, dimension, and base type - appear in a variety of business, technical, and scientific application fields. RasDaMan is an effort to give comprehensive domain-independent MDD database support. Based on a formal algebraic array model, RasDaMan offers declarative array operators embedded in standard SQL; key DBMS components are an MDD query optimizer and a streamlined storage manager for efficient access to subsets of huge arrays. We present the RasDaMan approach to MDD management based on the medical and geographic application fields addressed in the project.

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Matthias Jarke, Michael J. Carey, Klaus R. Dittrich, Frederick H. Lochovsky, Pericles Loucopoulos, Manfred A. Jeusfeld (Eds.): VLDB'97, Proceedings of 23rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, August 25-29, 1997, Athens, Greece. Morgan Kaufmann 1997, ISBN 1-55860-470-7
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Referenced by

  1. Peter Baumann, Andreas Dehmel, Paula Furtado, Roland Ritsch, Norbert Widmann: Spatio-Temporal Retrieval with RasDaMan. VLDB 1999: 746-749
  2. Arunprasad P. Marathe, Kenneth Salem: Query Processing Techniques for Arrays. SIGMOD Conference 1999: 323-334
  3. Paula Furtado, Peter Baumann: Storage of Multidimensional Arrays Based on Arbitrary Tiling. ICDE 1999: 480-489
  4. Chialin Chang, Anurag Acharya, Alan Sussman, Joel H. Saltz: T2: A Customizable Parallel Database for Multi-Dimensional Data. SIGMOD Record 27(1): 58-66(1998)
  5. Norbert Widmann, Peter Baumann: Efficient Execution of Operations in a DBMS for Multidimensional Arrays. SSDBM 1998: 155-165
  6. Peter Baumann, Andreas Dehmel, Paula Furtado, Roland Ritsch, Norbert Widmann: The Multidimensional Database System RasDaMan. SIGMOD Conference 1998: 575-577
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