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Author Briggs, David A.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1990
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Abstract Henschen and Naqvi described a technique for translating queries on recursively defined relations of a Datalog database into iterative programs that invoke a query processor for conventional select-project-join queries of the relational algebra. Although the technique has been cited as one of the most efficient available, it will in some cases fail to produce all answers defined by the usual semantics for such databases. The technique is reviewed, a recursive query is exhibited where it fails, the cause of failure is noted, and a correction is described. A graphical representation of the computation based on a formal representation of rule expansions is employed.
ISSN 00045411
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Publisher Date 1990-10-01
Publisher Place New York
e-ISSN 1557735X
Journal Journal of the ACM (JACM)
Volume Number 37
Issue Number 4
Page Count 9
Starting Page 711
Ending Page 719

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Source: ACM Digital Library