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Modelling ecological data.

Barclay, Peter J and Kennedy, Jessie (1992) Modelling ecological data. In: Proceedings of the Sixth International Working Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA , pp. 77-93. ISBN 1-22222-333-X

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    Abstract/Description

    Ecological surveys generate large quantities of data; database technology has not yet reached its full
    potential in this area. Here we investigate approaches to modelling ecological data, considering the require-
    ments for a successful model. An object oriented conceptual model is presented, and applied to the results
    of an actual survey. A data management system based on this object oriented approach is briefly described.

    Item Type: Book Section
    ISBN: 1-22222-333-X
    Additional Information: Paper presented at the Sixth International Working Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management, Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland, 9-12 June 1992.
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Data modelling; Object oriented model; Data management system; Application: Ecology survey data;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 500 Science > 570 Life sciences; biology > 577 Ecology
    000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 004 Data processing & computer science
    Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history
    Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
    Item ID: 2990
    Depositing User: Computing Research
    Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2009 17:02
    Last Modified: 14 Mar 2014 15:49
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2990

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