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Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition (Online Version)

2nd Edition

Allen Kent
September 03, 2003


Statistical Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

1st Edition

Hamparsum Bozdogan
July 29, 2003

Massive data sets pose a great challenge to many cross-disciplinary fields, including statistics. The high dimensionality and different data types and structures have now outstripped the capabilities of traditional statistical, graphical, and data visualization tools. Extracting useful information...

Nontraditional Database Systems

1st Edition

Yahiko Kambayashi, Katsumi Tanaka, Masaru Kitsuregawa, Akifumi Makinouchi, Shunsuke Uemura, Yoshifumi Masunaga
August 01, 2002

Nontraditional Database Systems is the fifth volume in the Advanced Information Processing Technology series. It brings together the results of research carried out by the Japanese database research community in the field of nontraditional database systems. The book examines nontraditional types of...

Relational Management and Display of Site Environmental Data

1st Edition

David Rich
June 19, 2002

When your environmental project reaches the point where the amount of data seems overwhelming, you will need a robust tool to help you manage it. Written by a recognized expert and software author with over 25 years of industry experience, Relational Management and Display of Site Environmental...

Intelligent Data Warehousing: From Data Preparation to Data Mining

1st Edition

Zhengxin Chen
December 13, 2001

Effective decision support systems (DSS) are quickly becoming key to businesses gaining a competitive advantage, and the effectiveness of these systems depends on the ability to construct, maintain, and extract information from data warehouses. While many still perceive data warehousing as a...

Theory and Practice of Relational Databases

2nd Edition

Stefan Stanczyk, Bob Champion, Richard Leyton
August 23, 2001

The study of relationship databases is a core component of virtually every undergraduate computer science degree course. This new edition of Theory and Practice of Relationship Databases retains all the features that made the previous edition such as success, and goes on to give even more...

Oracle Internals: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques for DBAs

1st Edition

Donald K. Burleson
July 30, 2001

If you are a typical Oracle professional, you don't have the luxury of time to keep up with new technology and read all the new manuals to understand each new feature of the latest release from Oracle. You need a comprehensive source of information and in-depth tips and techniques for using the new...

Managing and Mining Multimedia Databases

1st Edition

Bhavani Thuraisingham
June 28, 2001

There is now so much data on the Web that managing it with conventional tools is becoming almost impossible. To manage this data, provide interoperability and warehousing between multiple data sources and systems, and extract information from the databases and warehouses, various tools are being...

Designing a Total Data Solution: Technology, Implementation, and Deployment

1st Edition

Roxanne Burkey, Charles V. Breakfield
September 28, 2000

Your company's global competitiveness depends on the utilization and maintenance of information. Current data handling practices-storing, updating, and accessing data-can be either a problem or a significant strategic advantage for your company. Designing a Total Data Storage Solution: Technology,...

High-Performance Web Databases: Design, Development, and Deployment

1st Edition

Sanjiv Purba
September 21, 2000

As Web-based systems and e-commerce carry businesses into the 21st century, databases are becoming workhorses that shoulder each and every online transaction. For organizations to have effective 24/7 Web operations, they need powerhouse databases that deliver at peak performance-all the time. High...

Web-to-Host Connectivity

1st Edition

Anura Guruge
May 17, 2000

E-mail, e-marketing, e-commerce, e-business, and e-communities - just a few years ago, having a presence on the Web was considered innovative. Today, a Web presence is not only innovative; it's imperative. With the advent of home banking, package tracking, order entry, order status inquiry, and...

Handbook of Data Management1999 Edition

3rd Edition

Sanjiv Purba
November 29, 1999

Written by leading industry experts, the Data Management Handbook is a comprehensive, single-volume guide to the most innovative ideas on how to plan, develop, and run a powerful data management function - as well as handle day-to-day operations. The book provides practical, hands-on guidance on...