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Durative Events in Active Databases

Gomez, Rodolfo, Augusto, Juan Carlos (2004) Durative Events in Active Databases. In: ICEIS 2004, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems. . pp. 306-311. , Porto, Portugal (KAR id:14181)

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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: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:02 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:24 UTC
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