Readings in Database Systems
by J. M. Hellerstein, M. Stonebraker
Publisher: UC Berkeley 1999
Lessons from database research have been applied in academic fields ranging from bioinformatics to next-generation Internet architecture and in industrial uses including Web-based e-commerce and search engines. This text provides both students and professionals with a grounding in database research and a technical context for understanding recent innovations in the field.
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by Adrienne Watt - BCcampus
The purpose of this text is to provide an open source textbook that covers most introductory database courses. This edition covers database systems and database design concepts. New to this edition are SQL info, additional examples, and exercises.
by I. Androutsopoulos, G. D. Ritchie, P. Thanisch - arXiv
This paper is an introduction to natural language interfaces to databases (NLIDBs). Some advantages and disadvantages of NLIDBs are then discussed, comparing NLIDBs to formal query languages, form-based interfaces, and graphical interfaces.
by Kyriacos E. Pavlou, Richard T. Snodgrass - University of Arizona
The text on detection via cryptographic hashing. The authors show how to determine when the tampering occurred, what data was tampered, and who did the tampering. Four successively more sophisticated forensic analysis algorithms are presented.
by Ronald Bourret
This paper gives a high-level overview of how to use XML with databases. It describes how the differences between data-centric and document-centric documents affect their usage with databases and how XML is commonly used with relational databases.