object-oriented database


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Noun1.object-oriented database - a database in which the operations carried out on information items (data objects) are considered part of their definition
hypertext - machine-readable text that is not sequential but is organized so that related items of information are connected; "Let me introduce the word hypertext to mean a body of written or pictorial material interconnected in such a complex way that it could not conveniently be presented or represented on paper"--Ted Nelson
computer database, electronic database, electronic information service, on-line database - (computer science) a database that can be accessed by computers
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Since the journal is based on an object-oriented database it is possible to add arbitrary attributes to objects stored in that database, i.e.
So efficiency and reliability make static type-checking preferable in object-oriented database systems.
1996] active rule system is unique among those surveyed here in building upon a deductive object-oriented database (another such system is described in Dinn et al.
An object-oriented database (ODB) [Beeri 1990], according to the tradition of database technology, contains two fundamental sorts of information: data, represented by the object's state (the database extent), and metadata, implemented in the database schema (the database intent) [Khoshafian and Abnous 1990].
On the design of object-oriented databases. In Proceedings of the Conference on Entity-Relationships (Karlsruhe, Germany), 389-405.
Using object-oriented database technology to model the real world.
Object-oriented database software -- stores and retrieves even more complex data such as graphics, audio, and video clips.
With object-oriented database systems an object base(4) can be viewed as a form of data/knowledge base whose intensional component is complex, constitutes the semantic reflection of its extensional component, and is expected to be the subject of information requests.
Magill joins Telebase fron ONTOS, Inc., a market leader in the development and sales of object-oriented database management systems, where he served as vice president of Sales and Services.
The Envision system consists of specially-developed components: a query server, an object-oriented database management system, a presentation server, and the Envision client.
The Mjolner Beta System includes an object-oriented database [11], in which our hypermedia structures are stored.

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