Visionary: A Visual Query Language Based on the User Viewpoint Approach

@inproceedings{Benzi1996VisionaryAV,
  title={Visionary: A Visual Query Language Based on the User Viewpoint Approach},
  author={Francesca Benzi and Dario Maio and Stefano Rizzi},
  booktitle={IDS},
  year={1996}
}
Query languages for RDBMSs lack in intuitive understanding; this precludes inexperienced users from taking advantage of them. The adoption of a visual interface can simplify the query formulation process by enabling users to interact with a friendly environment. In this work we propose a visual query language based on a hybrid iconic-diagrammatic paradigm, used for both data and query representation. The external data model is called vision and comprises the visual primitives of concept… CONTINUE READING