JELLY VIEWS : EXTENDING RELATIONAL DATABASE SYSTEMS TOWARD DEDUCTIVE DATABASE SYSTEMS

Igor Wojnicki

Abstract


This paper regards the Jelly View technology, which provides a new, practical methodology for knowledge decomposition, storage, and retrieval within Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS). Intensional Knowledge clauses (rules) are decomposed and stored in the RDBMS founding reusable components. The results of the rule-based processing are visible as regular views, accessible through SQL. From the end-user point of view the processing capability becomes unlimited (arbitrarily complex queries can be constructed using Intensional Knowledge), while the most external queries are expressed with standard SQL. The RDBMS functionality becomes extended toward that of the Deductive Databases

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RDBMS; Prolog; Intensional Knowledge; Deductive Database; Recursive Queries

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7494/csci.2004.6.5.95

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