Open Problems of Information Systems Research and Technology

  • Bernhard Thalheim
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 158)


Computer science and technology is an area of very intensive research and development. It is estimated that the half-life period of knowledge in this area is about 12 to 18 months. No other branch of science has such short half-life period. Therefore new problems have to solved. At the same time some of the old open problems must be solved. This invited talk aims at a systematic survey of open problems and proposes a number of solutions to their solution. We structure these open problems in structuring problems, into size or more generally complexity problems, functionality problems, interactivity problems, distribution problems, and general problems.


Open Problem Integrity Constraint Information System Research Dynamic Semantic Information System Development 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernhard Thalheim
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceChristian Albrechts University KielKielGermany

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