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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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

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