Tools for Forms Administrators

  • James A. Larson
  • Jennifer B. Wallick
Part of the Management and Information Systems book series (MIS)

Abstract

The area of forms interfaces to database management systems was pioneered by Moshe Zloof with his Query-By-Example (QBE) interface.(1) Recent research has extended the tabular interface of QBE to the more natural forms interface. The forms interface has been considered by the codasyl End User Facilities Committee(2) as

Keywords

Irrelevant Information Database Management System Form Interface Data Dictionary Entity Relationship 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • James A. Larson
    • 1
  • Jennifer B. Wallick
    • 1
  1. 1.Honeywell Computer Sciences CenterBloomingtonUSA

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