Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues

In Search of Elegance in the Theory and Practice of Computation

Essays dedicated to Peter Buneman

Editors: Tannen, V., Wong, L., Libkin, L., Fan, W., Tan, W.-C., Fourman, M. (Eds.)

  • Dedicated to one of the founders of the field of digital curation
  • Contains a collection of essays dedicated to databases and programming languages
  • Covers a variety of topics from database programming, scientific workflows to data provenance
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This Festschrift volume, published in honour of Peter Buneman, contains contributions written by some of his colleagues, former students, and friends. In celebration of his distinguished career a colloquium was held in Edinburgh, Scotland, 27-29 October, 2013. The articles presented herein belong to some of the many areas of Peter's research interests.

Table of contents (31 chapters)

  • Models for Data-Centric Workflows

    Abiteboul, Serge (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Relational Databases and Bell’s Theorem

    Abramsky, Samson

    Pages 13-35

  • High-Level Rules for Integration and Analysis of Data: New Challenges

    Alexe, Bogdan (et al.)

    Pages 36-55

  • A New Framework for Designing Schema Mappings

    Alexe, Bogdan (et al.)

    Pages 56-88

  • User Trust and Judgments in a Curated Database with Explicit Provenance

    Archer, David W. (et al.)

    Pages 89-111

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $107.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-41659-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
In Search of Elegance in the Theory and Practice of Computation
Book Subtitle
Essays dedicated to Peter Buneman
Editors
  • Val Tannen
  • Limsoon Wong
  • Leonid Libkin
  • Wenfei Fan
  • Wang-Chiew Tan
  • Michael Fourman
Series Title
Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues
Series Volume
8000
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-41660-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-41660-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-41659-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 569
Number of Illustrations and Tables
121 b/w illustrations
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