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Referential integrity

Known as: Inclusion dependencies, Inclusion dependency, Referential constraint 
Referential integrity is a property of data which, when satisfied, requires every value of one attribute (column) of a relation (table) to exist as a… Expand
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2008
2008
Referential integrity is an essential global constraint in a relational database, that maintains it in a complete and consistent… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Two central criteria for data quality are consistency and accuracy. Inconsistencies and errors in a database often emerge as… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
We address the problem of minimal-change integrity maintenance in the context of integrity constraints in relational databases… Expand
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Query containment under constraints is the problem of checking whether for every database satisfying a given set of constraints… Expand
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Reusable ontologies are becoming increasingly important for tasks such as information integration, knowledge-level interoperation… Expand
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
T h e Semi-Uni f ica t ion P r o b l e m ( S U P ) is a na tu ral gene ra l i za t ion of b o t h f i rs t -order uni f ica t ion… Expand
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1990
1990
Referential integrity underlies the relational representation of objeceoriented structures. The concept of referential integrity… Expand
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1985
1985
We present a novel way to formulate database dependencies as sentences of first-order logic, using equational statements instead… Expand
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
The implication problem for a class of dependencies is the following: given a finite set of dependencies, determine if they… Expand
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
The problem of referential integrity is discussed and a proposal for dealing with it in a relational framework is described in… Expand
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