GUIDE: Graphical User Interface for Database Exploration

@inproceedings{Wong1982GUIDEGU,
  title={GUIDE: Graphical User Interface for Database Exploration},
  author={Harry K. T. Wong and Ivy Kuo},
  booktitle={VLDB},
  year={1982}
}
This paper describes a system which uses graphics devices as tools to interface to complex databases. The difficulties associated with using query languages for large, complex databases such as some of the statistical databases (e.g., Census data, energy data) are examined, We will describe a system containing features such as subject directories, help messages, zooming facilities to the relevant part of the database schema, and partial query formulation with intermediate results. The system… CONTINUE READING

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