• Alessandro Campioli
  • Luciano Lucchesi
  • Franco Turini
Conference paper


The data type spreadview is introduced. Spreadviews gather together features from the spreadsheet based technology and the relational data base field. Operations on spreadviews allow both the manipulation of data representation and the transformation of data via relational operations which are issued via a spreadsheet oriented interface.


Logic Program Relational Algebra Change Operation Relational Operation Insert Operation 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandro Campioli
    • 1
  • Luciano Lucchesi
    • 1
  • Franco Turini
    • 2
  1. 1.Systems & ManagementPisaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di InformaticaPisaItaly

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