New Horizons in Information Management: 20th British National Conference on Databases, BNCOD 20, Coventry, UK, July 15-17, 2003, Proceedings

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 20th British National Conference on Databases, BNCOD 20, held in Coventry, UK, in July 2003.

The 20 revised full papers presented together with abstracts of 2 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on XML and semi-structured data; performance in searching and mining; transformation, integration, and extension; events and transactions; and personalization and the Web.

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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Aug 3, 2003
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Pages
279
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ISBN
9783540450733
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Business Mathematics
Business & Economics / Information Management
Computers / Databases / General
Computers / Information Technology
Computers / Information Theory
Computers / Programming / Algorithms
Computers / System Administration / Storage & Retrieval
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