Multi-dimensional top-k dominating queries

  title={Multi-dimensional top-k dominating queries},
  author={Man Lung Yiu and Nikos Mamoulis},
  journal={The VLDB Journal},
The top-k dominating query returns k data objects which dominate the highest number of objects in a dataset. This query is an important tool for decision support since it provides data analysts an intuitive way for finding significant objects. In addition, it combines the advantages of top-k and skyline queries without sharing their disadvantages: (i) the output size can be controlled, (ii) no ranking functions need to be specified by users, and (iii) the result is independent of the scales at… CONTINUE READING

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