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A Query Language for Information Graphs

Betrabet, Sangita C. and Fox, Edward A. and Chen, Qi-Fan (1993) A Query Language for Information Graphs. Technical Report TR-93-03, Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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In this paper we propose a database model and query language for information retrieval systems. The information graph model and Graph Object Access Language (GOAL) allow integrated handling of data, information and knowledge along with a variety of specialized objects (e.g., for geographic or multimedia information systems). There is flexible support for hyperbases, thesauri, lexicons, and both relational and object-oriented types of DBMS applications. In this paper we give the first published account of our new, powerful model and language (GOAL), illustrate their use, and compare them with related work.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:Computer Science > Historical Collection(Till Dec 2001)
ID Code:345
Deposited By:User autouser
Deposited On:05 December 2001