Chimera: A Language for Designing Rule Applications

  • Piero Fraternali
  • Stefano Paraboschi
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Chimera is a conceptual model and language for active databases, developed in the context of the Esprit project P6333 IDEA. In this chapter, we discuss its essential features and describe the tool environment assisting the use of Chimera in the design of active database applications according to the IDEA Methodology, a novel approach to information system development.


Atomic Formula Active Rule Idea Methodology Deductive Rule Information System Development 
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  • Piero Fraternali
  • Stefano Paraboschi

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