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Cooperative Database Systems

  1. Wesley W. Chu

Published Online: 14 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470050118.ecse084

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

How to Cite

Chu, W. W. 2007. Cooperative Database Systems. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. .

Author Information

  1. University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2007

Abstract

Research in cooperative answering stems from three areas: natural language interface and dialogue systems, database systems, and logic programming and deductive database systems. The emphasis of this article is on cooperative databases. It covers such topics as presuppositions, misconceptions, intensional query answering, user modeling, query relaxation, and associative query answering.

Keywords:

  • cooperative database system (CoBase);
  • intensional query answering;
  • query relaxation;
  • associative query answering;
  • cooperative operations;
  • type abstraction hierarchy (TAH)