Towards a science of temporal databases

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Abstract

Computer science has long been considered to emphasize three distinct perspectives: mathematics, science, and engineering. While the database field has some very strong mathematical and engineering work, the scientific perspective has been much less prominent. This keynote will elaborate the scientific perspective, apply it to research questions in temporal databases, and emphasize that this new way of thinking can yield new insights and deeper understanding.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - 14th International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, TIME 2007
Pages6-7
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007
Event14th International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, TIME 2007 - Alicante, Spain
Duration: Jun 28 2007Jun 30 2007

Publication series

NameProceedings of the International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning

Other

Other14th International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, TIME 2007
CountrySpain
CityAlicante
Period6/28/076/30/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)

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    Snodgrass, R. T. (2007). Towards a science of temporal databases. In Proceedings - 14th International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, TIME 2007 (pp. 6-7). [4438667] (Proceedings of the International Workshop on Temporal Representation and Reasoning). https://doi.org/10.1109/TIME.2007.65