Framework for expressing and controlling imprecision in databases

Jaideep Srivastava, Doron Rotem

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The concept of precision in databases for both queries and data is introduced and formalized. Algorithms for maintaining a database at a specified degree of precision are presented and analyzed. It is shown how these algorithms can be used to choose an optimal query plan by means of a query optimizer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)242-249
Number of pages8
JournalProceedings - IEEE Computer Society's International Computer Software & Applications Conference
StatePublished - Dec 1 1989
EventProceedings of the Thirteenth Annual International Computer Software & Applications Conference - COMPSAC 89 - Orlando, FL, USA
Duration: Sep 20 1989Sep 22 1989

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