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Theoretical and Practical Advances in Information Systems Development

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Information system design and development is of interest and importance to researchers and practitioners, as advances in this discipline impact a number of other related fields and help to guide future research.Theoretical and Practical Advances in Information Systems Development: Emerging Trends and Approaches contains fundamental concepts, emerging theories, and practical applications in database management, systems analysis and design, and software engineering. Contributions present critical findings in information resources management that inform and advance the field.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Preface
  5. Section 1:
    1. Chapter 1: Visual Support for Use Case Modeling
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS
      5. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND HYPOTHESES
      6. METHOD
      7. RESULTS
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. Appendix
    2. Chapter 2: Applying Learner-Centered Design Principles to UML Sequence Diagrams
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. Related Work
      4. Cognitive Complexity and Learner-Centered Design
      5. Analysis of the Cognitive Complexity of Learning to Build UML Sequence Diagrams
      6. Overcoming the Cognitive Complexity of Building Sequence Diagrams
      7. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 3: Ontology Based Object-Oriented Domain Modeling
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      4. ONTOLOGY
      5. REPRESENTATION MAPPING
      6. 5. Interpretation Mapping (1st Iteration)
      7. REPRESENTATION MAPPING
      8. 7. Interpretation Mapping (2nd Iteration)
      9. CASE STUDY
      10. 9. Discussion
      11. 10. Conclusion
  6. Section 2:
    1. Chapter 4: General Strategy for Querying Web Sources in a Data Federation Environment
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOTIVATIONAL EXAMPLE
      4. QUERYING NON-RELATIONAL SOURCES IN A DATA FEDERATION
      5. THREE-TIER ARCHITECTURE FOR QUERYING WEB SOURCES IN A DATA FEDERATION
      6. MINI QUERY PLANNER FOR WEB SOURCES
      7. RELATED WORK AND DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 5: Information Privacy
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS LEADING TO DEPENDENCY
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. RESULTS
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. APPENDIX: Survey Instrument
    3. Chapter 6: Reverse Engineering from an XML Document into an Extended DTD Graph
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Related Work
      4. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 7: Scalable XML Filtering for Content Subscriptions
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. PRELIMINARIES
      5. APPROACH
      6. EXPERIMENTS
      7. COMPARISON
      8. CONCLUSION
  7. Section 3:
    1. Chapter 8: Towards Autonomic Workload Management in DBMSs
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MANAGEMENT OBJECTIVES
      4. EVALUATION FRAMEWORK: AWMF
      5. COMPARISON OF WORKLOAD MANAGEMENT MECHANISMS
      6. AWMF VALIDATION
      7. SUMMARY
    2. Chapter 9: XTEngine
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. LIMITATION OF NON CONTEXT-DRIVEN XML SEARCH SYSTEMS
      5. CONCEPTS USED IN XTENGINE FRAMEWORK
      6. XTENGINE CONTEXT-DRIVEN SOLUTION
      7. XTENGINE CONTEXT-DRIVEN TECHNIQUES
      8. ANSWERING A LOOSELY STRUCTURED QUERY USING XTENGINE-L
      9. ANSWERING A KEYWORD QUERY USING XTENGINE-K
      10. SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION AND ARCHITECTURE
      11. EXTRACTING DATA USING OO TECHNIQUES
      12. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
      13. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 10: Towards Structured Flexibility in Information Systems Development
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED RESEARCH
      4. THE METHOD FOR METHOD CONFIGURATION (MMC)
      5. EPISODES OF USE
      6. Lessons Learned from These Episodes
      7. DESIGN IMPLICATIONS OF THESE EPISODES
      8. CONCLUDING DISCUSSION
      9. IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE
      10. IMPLICATIONS FOR RESEARCH
    4. Chapter 11: On Efficient Evaluation of XML Queries
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Pathfinder Algebraic Operators
      4. Cardinality Aware XQuery-to-SQL Translation
      5. Conclusion
      6. APPENDIX A
  8. Section 4:
    1. Chapter 12: Cost Modeling and Range Estimation for Top-k Retrieval in Relational Databases
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED LITERATURE
      4. COST-BASED RANGE ESTIMATION
      5. EXPERIMENTAL SETTING
      6. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
      7. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSIONS
      9. APPENDIX:
    2. Chapter 13: Document SQL (DSQL)
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. DOCUMENT DATA MODEL
      5. DOCUMENT SQL (DSQL)
      6. DSQL Vs. XQuery
      7. Experiment
      8. Results
      9. Conclusion
      10. Appendix
    3. Chapter 14: Range-Sum Queries over High Dimensional Data Cubes Using a Dynamic Grid File
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. A DYNAMIC GRID FILE FOR RANGE-SUM QUERIES
      5. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
      6. CONCLUSION
  9. Compilation of References
  10. About the Contributors