The temporal query language tQuel

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Abstract

Recently, attention ha8 been focused on historical databases (HDBe), representing an enterprise over time. We have developed a new language, TQuel, to query an HDB. TQuel is a superset of Quel, the query language in the Ingres relational database management system. This paper provide8 an overview of the language, motivating the various design decision with the objective that it be a minimal extension, both syntactically and semantically, of Quel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, PODS 1984
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Pages204-213
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)0897911288
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2 1984
Externally publishedYes
Event3rd ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, PODS 1984 - Waterloo, Canada
Duration: Apr 2 1984Apr 4 1984

Publication series

NameProceedings of the ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems

Other

Other3rd ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, PODS 1984
CountryCanada
CityWaterloo
Period4/2/844/4/84

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Information Systems
  • Hardware and Architecture

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    Snodgrass, R. (1984). The temporal query language tQuel. In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, PODS 1984 (pp. 204-213). (Proceedings of the ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/588011.588041