COL: A Logic-Based Language for Complex Objects

@inproceedings{Abiteboul1987COLAL,
  title={COL: A Logic-Based Language for Complex Objects},
  author={S. Abiteboul and S. Grumbach},
  booktitle={DBPL},
  year={1987}
}
  • S. Abiteboul, S. Grumbach
  • Published in DBPL 1987
  • Computer Science
  • A logic-based language for manipulating complex objects constructed using set and tuple constructors is introduced. A key feature of the language is the use of base and derived data functions. Under some stratification restrictions, the semantics of programs is given by a canonical minimal and causal model that can be computed using a finite sequence of fixpoints. Applications of the language to procedural data, semantic database models, heterogeneous databases integration, and datalog query… CONTINUE READING
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