© 1999

Ontologies and Databases

A Special Issue of Distributed and Parallel Databases An International Journal Volume 7, No. 1 (1999)

  • Athman Bouguettaya

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-4
  2. Guest Editorial

    1. Athman Bouguettaya
      Pages 5-6
  3. Ontologies are not the Panacea in Data Integration: A Flexible Coordinator to Mediate Context Construction

  4. Controlled Vocabularies in OODBs: Modeling Issues and Implementation

    1. Li-Min Liu, Michael Halper, James Geller, Yehoshua Perl
      Pages 37-65
  5. A Discovery-Based Approach to Database Ontology Design

    1. Silvana Castano, Valeria De Antonellis
      Pages 67-98
  6. Regular Paper

    1. Luc Bouganim, Daniela Florescu, Patrick Valduriez
      Pages 99-121

About this book


Ontologies and Databases brings together in one place important contributions and up-to-date research results in this fast moving area.
Ontologies and Databases serves as an excellent reference, providing insight into some of the most challenging research issues in the field.


database databases media modeling research

Editors and affiliations

  • Athman Bouguettaya
    • 1
  1. 1.Queensland University of TechnologyAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Ontologies and Databases
  • Book Subtitle A Special Issue of Distributed and Parallel Databases An International Journal Volume 7, No. 1 (1999)
  • Editors Athman Bouguettaya
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-7923-8412-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4419-5073-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4757-6071-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IV, 120
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Data Structures and Information Theory
    Information Storage and Retrieval
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