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On temporal versioning in object oriented databases.

Lu, J, Barclay, Peter J and Kennedy, Jessie (1996) On temporal versioning in object oriented databases. Informationssystem-Architekturen, 3 (1). pp. 38-40.

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    Abstract/Description

    This paper describes the development of
    the data model TVM which contains a new concept,
    temporal versioning. This generalises the ideas of
    temporal databases and version management to
    object-oriented databases. TVM provides a new
    approach for data modelling and management; it
    allows the user to define a multi-dimensional
    temporal storage space and to model the evolution of
    objects within that space. It supports historical
    versions and alternative versions of objects at
    instance level and as well as schema level.
    as how these different solutions can be combined have
    not yet been tackled. Many applications require
    databases that support both temporal data and version
    management (such as design of engineering objects).
    Figure 1 shows a Car-Manufacturing Database. There
    are several types of lock which can be used in this car
    model. These locks are an alternatives of each other
    and valid at same time. The historical information of
    engine design is important, the updated data is need
    to be preserved. It is considered historical (temporal)

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Paper presented at Modellierung Betrielicher Informationssysteme (MobIS) Workshop (Modelling Manufacturing Information Systems (MobIS) Workshop), 11 Oct. 1996, Cottbus, Germany.
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Data modelling; Data management; Temporal Version Management model; Combined approach; Temporal data; Version management; Object oriented databases; Applications; Object evolution; Historical versions; Alternative versions;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
    Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
    Item ID: 2984
    Depositing User: Computing Research
    Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2009 17:01
    Last Modified: 14 Mar 2014 15:48
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2984

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