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)
Do states have constitutional sovereign immunity in copyright and patent lawsuits? The Supreme Court's recent conclusion in Florida Prepaid Postsecondary Educ. Expense Board v. College Savings Bank that the answer is " yes " 1 has generated a firestorm of criticism. This result, some argue, is indefensible as a matter of constitutional text, original(More)
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