Foundations of Databases
by Serge Abiteboul, Richard Hull, Victor Vianu
Publisher: Addison Wesley 1994
Number of pages: 678
Written by three leading researchers in the field, this book provides in-depth coverage of the theory concerning the logical level of database management systems, including both classical and advanced topics. It includes detailed proofs and numerous examples and exercises.
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