Query by Browsing : A Visual Query Language Based on the Relational Model and the Desktop User Interface Paradigm

@inproceedings{Polyviou2004QueryBB,
  title={Query by Browsing : A Visual Query Language Based on the Relational Model and the Desktop User Interface Paradigm},
  author={Stavros Polyviou},
  year={2004}
}
Query by Browsing (QBB) is a visual query language that combines concepts from the relational model and the ubiquitous desktop user interface paradigm. It is a relationally complete method with recursive query capabilities that allows the creation of complex intentional and extensional queries using a direct manipulation interface that resembles a file browser in a modern operating system. In this paper we introduce the QBB paradigm and describe the reasons behind its inception. We also briefly… CONTINUE READING