Durative Events in Active Databases

Gomez, Rodolfo and Augusto, Juan Carlos (2004) Durative Events in Active Databases. In: ICEIS 2004, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, April 2004, Porto, Portugal,. (Full text available)

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Active databases are DBMS which are able to detect certain events in the environment and trigger actions in consequence. Event detection has been subject of much research, and a number of different event specification languages is extant. However, this is far from being a trivial or accomplished task. Most of these languages handle just instantaneous events, but it has been noticed that a number of situations arise where it would be interesting or even necessary to handle durative events. We elaborate on a given specification language which combines instantaneous and durative events, revealing some issues which must be taken into account when the semantics of event composition is defined.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: Active databases, event specification language, durative events, composition operators, composition semantics.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Theoretical Computing Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:02
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2014 08:48
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14181 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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