Encyclopedia of Database Systems

2018 Edition
| Editors: Ling Liu, M. Tamer Özsu

Tabular Data

  • Josep Domingo-Ferrer
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8265-9_1493

Synonyms

Table

Definition

From microdata, tabular data can be generated by crossing one or more categorical attributes. Formally, a table is a function
$$ T:D\left({V}_{i1}\right)\times D\left({V}_{i2}\right)\ \times \cdots \times \ D\left({V}_{il}\right)\\ {}\to \mathbb{R}\ \mathrm{or}\ \mathbb{N} $$
This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universitat Rovira i VirgiliTarragonaSpain

Section editors and affiliations

  • Elena Ferrari
    • 1
  1. 1.DiSTAUniv. of InsubriaVareseItaly