W. Bradley Rubenstein

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This paper explores the use of commands in a query language as an abstract data type (ADT) in data base management systems Basically, an ADT facility allows new data types, such as polygons, lines, money, time, arrays of floating point numbers, bit vectors, etc, to supplement the built-in data types in a data base system. In this paper we demonstrate the(More)
There are two widely-known benchmarks for database management systems the TP1 benchmarks (Anon <italic>et al</italic> [1985]), designed to measure transaction throughout, and the Wisconsin benchmarks (Bitton, Dewitt, &amp; Turbyfil [1984]), designed to measure the performance of a relational query processor. In our work with databases on engineering(More)
As part of our research into a general purpose data management system for musical information, a major focus has been the development of tools to support a data model for music. This paper first outlines the various types of information that fall under the purview of our proposed data manager. We consider extensions to the entity-relationship data model to(More)
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