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Cross-Disciplinary Models and Applications of Database Management

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Within a given enterprise, database management involves the monitoring, administration, and maintenance of the databases, which constantly change with new technologies and new forms of data.Cross-Disciplinary Models and Applications of Database Management: Advancing Approaches is an updated look at the latest tools and technology within the burgeoning field of database management. Perfect for the network administrator, technician, information technology specialist or consultant, or for academics and students, this volume presents the latest the field has to offer by way of cases and new research. As database languages, models, and systems change, it’s vital for practitioners within the field to stay abreast of the latest research and methods being used around the world, and this book offers the most current advances available.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Associate Editors and List of Reviewers
    1. ASSOCIATE EDITORS
    2. LIST OF REVIEWERS
  5. Preface
  6. Chapter 1: Using Ontology Languages for Conceptual Modeling
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND
    4. 3. USING PHILOSOPHICAL ONTOLOGY
    5. 4. GUIDELINES FOR MODELING INSTANCES, CLASSES, AND PROPERTIES IN OWL
    6. 5. MODELING INTERACTIONS
    7. 7. CONCLUSION
    8. APPENDIX A: A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF OWL
    9. APPENDIX B: REVISED AUCTION ONTOLOGY AS USED IN THE STUDY (Figure 19)
  7. Chapter 2: Modeling Design Patterns for Semi-Automatic Reuse in System Design
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW: DESIGN PATTERNS REPRESENTATION
    4. A LAYERED DESIGN PATTERN FRAMEWORK AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION
    5. AUTOMATICALLY IMPROVING SOFTWARE DESIGN WITH DESIGN PATTERNS
    6. EVALUATION OF THE PATTERN CANDIDATE FINDER ALGORITHM
    7. SUMMARY
    8. APPENDIX A: A QUICK GUIDE TO THE SYNTAX AND SEMANTICS OF OPM
  8. Chapter 3: Energy and Latency Efficient Access of Wireless XML Stream
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
    4. DIX: THE PROPOSED INDEX STRUCTURE
    5. QUERY PROCESSING OVER XML DATA STREAM
    6. CLUSTERING STRATEGY
    7. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
    8. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
    9. CONCLUSION
  9. Chapter 4: Toward a Unified Model of Information Systems Development Success
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. DECISION MAKING
    5. RESOURCES
    6. TOP MANAGEMENT SUPPORT/INVOLVEMENT
    7. IT GOVERNANCE STYLE
    8. ORGANIZATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
    9. OTHER FACTORS
    10. LEARNING/KNOWLEDGE SHARING
    11. INNOVATION/CREATIVITY
    12. PARADIGM
    13. MODEL
    14. TECHNIQUES AND TOOLS
    15. 3. A UNIFIED MODEL ON ISD SUCCESS
    16. 5. CONTRIBUTION TO RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
    17. 6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH
  10. Chapter 5: Representing Classes of Things and Properties in General in Conceptual Modelling
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THEORY AND PROPOSITION
    4. 3. LABORATORY EXPERIMENT
    5. 4. COGNITIVE PROCESS TRACING STUDY
    6. 5. IMPLICATIONS OF THE RESEARCH
    7. 6. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. APPENDIX 1: EXPERIMENTAL TASKS
  11. Chapter 6: Information Search Patterns in E-Commerce Product Comparison Services
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND AND HYPOTHESES
    5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    6. DATA ANALYSIS
    7. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    8. CONCLUSIONS, LIMITATIONS, AND FUTURE RESEARCH
  12. Chapter 7: Antecedents of the Closeness of Human-Avatar Relationships in a Virtual World
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND AND HYPOTHESES DEVELOPMENT
    4. RESULTS
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. APPENDIX: CARD SORTING DETAILS
  13. Chapter 8: Antecedents of Online Game Dependency
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PRIOR RESEARCH AND THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
    4. RESEARCH METHODS
    5. RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. LIMITATIONS
    8. IMPLICATIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 9: Assigning Ontological Meaning to Workflow Nets
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. PETRI-NETS AND WORKFLOW-NETS
    4. 3. THE GENERIC PROCESS MODEL (GPM)
    5. 4. GPM AS A SEMANTIC BASIS FOR WF-NETS
    6. 5. INTERPRETING WORKFLOW-NET PROPERTIES
    7. 6. PROCESS VALIDITY AND SOUNDNESS
    8. 7. APPLYING THE RULES IN CONSTRUCTING PROCESS MODELS
    9. 8. RELATED WORK
    10. 9. DISCUSSION
    11. 10. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 10: Maintaining Mappings between Conceptual Models and Relational Schemas
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. FORMAL PRELIMINARIES
    5. MAPPINGS BETWEEN CONCEPTUAL MODELS AND RELATIONAL SCHEMAS
    6. CHANGES TO SCHEMAS AND CMS
    7. MAINTAINING CONCEPTUAL-RELATIONAL MAPPINGS
    8. EXPERIENCE
    9. DISCUSSION
    10. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 11: Impact of Flow and Brand Equity in 3D Virtual Worlds
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND AND LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. THEORETICAL FOUNDATION AND HYPOTHESES
    5. DATA ANALYSIS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. APPENDIX – SURVEY INSTRUMENT
  17. Chapter 12: Cost and Service Capability Considerations on the Intention to Adopt Application Service Provision Services
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK AND RESEARCH HYPOTHESES
    4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    5. DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. CONTRIBUTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. Appendix Survey Questions
  18. Chapter 13: Co-creation and Collaboration in a Virtual World
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. 3. A 3D VISUALIZATION DESIGN PROJECT IN SECOND LIFE
    5. 4. OBSERVATIONS AND FINDINGS
    6. 5. REFLECTIONS
    7. 6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  19. Chapter 14: Transforming Activity-Centric Business Process Models into Information-Centric Models for SOA Solutions
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DISCOVERING BUSINESS ENTITIES FROM ACTIVITY-CENTRIC PROCESS MODELS
    4. INFORMATION-CENTRIC PROCESS MODELS
    5. PROCESS COMPONENTIZATION AND SERVICE DESIGN
    6. APPLICATIONS OF INFORMATION-CENTRIC MODELS
    7. RELATED WORK
    8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  20. Chapter 15: An Integrated Query Relaxation Approach Adopting Data Abstraction and Fuzzy Relation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. OVERVIEW OF RELATED APPROACHES
    4. 3. THE FUZZY ABSTRACTION HIERARCHY
    5. 4. QUERY PROCESSING BASED ON THE FAH
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. APPENDIX A
    8. APPENDIX B
  21. Chapter 16: Accelerating Web Service Workflow Execution via Intelligent Allocation of Services to Servers
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
    4. PROBLEM FORMULATION
    5. PROPOSED ALGORITHMS
    6. EXPERIMENTS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. APPENDIX A: BACKGROUND TERMINOLOGY AND STANDARDS
    9. APPENDIX B: DETAILED INFORMATION ON DEVIATIONS FOR THE DERIVED SOLUTIONS
  22. Chapter 17: Matching Attributes across Overlapping Heterogeneous Data Sources Using Mutual Information
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ONLINE BOOKSTORE EXAMPLE
    4. RELATED WORK
    5. ATTRIBUTE MATCHING USING MUTUAL INFORMATION
    6. CATEGORY I ATTRIBUTES: CATEGORICAL
    7. CATEGORY II ATTRIBUTES: NUMERICAL
    8. CATEGORY III ATTRIBUTES: NON-CATEGORICAL, NON-NUMERICAL
    9. OVERLAPPING AMONG THE CATEGORIES
    10. APPLICATION TO THE BOOKSTORE EXAMPLE
    11. FURTHER ANALYSIS
    12. CONTRIBUTIONS, LIMITATIONS, AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  23. Chapter 18: Disclosure Control of Confidential Data by Applying Pac Learning Theory
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TRADITIONAL APPROACHES FOR DISCLOSURE CONTROL METHODS
    4. A THEORETICAL BASIS
    5. PROPOSED PAC APPROACH FOR FIXED-DATA PERTURBATION
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. APPENDIX A
  24. Compilation of References
  25. About the Contributors