Capturing summarizability with integrity constraints in OLAP

  title={Capturing summarizability with integrity constraints in OLAP},
  author={Carlos A. Hurtado and Claudio Guti{\'e}rrez and Alberto O. Mendelzon},
  journal={ACM Trans. Database Syst.},
In multidimensional data models intended for online analytic processing (OLAP), data are viewed as points in a multidimensional space. Each dimension has structure, described by a directed graph of categories, a set of members for each category, and a child/parent relation between members. An important application of this structure is to use it to infer summarizability, that is, whether an aggregate view defined for some category can be correctly derived from a set of precomputed views defined… CONTINUE READING
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