Introduction to Metadata
by Tony Gill, at al.
Publisher: Getty Publications 2008
Metadata, literally "data about data", provides a means of indexing, accessing, preserving, and discovering digital resources. This book provides an overview of metadata -- its types, roles, and characteristics; a discussion of metadata as it relates to resources on the Web; a description of methods, tools, standards, and protocols that can be used to publish and disseminate digital collections; and a handy glossary.
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by Adrienne Watt - BCcampus
The purpose of this text is to provide an open source textbook that covers most introductory database courses. This edition covers database systems and database design concepts. New to this edition are SQL info, additional examples, and exercises.
by Osmar R. Zaiane - Simon Fraser University
An introduction to data models, database systems, the structure and use of relational database systems and relational languages, indexing and storage management, query processing in relational databases, and the theory of relational database design.
by S. Yuan, A.Z. Abidin, M. Sloan, J. Wang - arXiv
A comprehensive survey on Internet advertising, discussing the research issues, identifying the recent technologies, and suggesting its future directions. We start with a brief history, introduction, and classification of the industry.
Data mining comprises techniques and algorithms, for determining interesting patterns from large datasets. There are currently hundreds algorithms that perform tasks such as frequent pattern mining, clustering, and classification, among others.