A Relational Query Language for Medical Data

  • A. M. Moura Mendes
  • P. Le Beux
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 24)


This paper describes a query language interface to manipulate an integrated relational data base. The system’s purpose is to provide a high degree of facility for both non-computer scientists and professional programmers. This was accomplished by the language’s structure, based on the object oriented approach and the menu selection technic (frames). These frames interact continuously with the user during the whole query composition, in order to eliminate the need of learning a formal query language. This approach is particularly well suited for medical applications.


Query Language Person Service Object Oriented Approach Relational Query Query System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Moura Mendes
    • 1
  • P. Le Beux
    • 1
  1. 1.Département de Genie InformatiqueUniversité de Technologie de CompiègneCompiegne CedexFrance

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