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Natural language data management and interfaces
Li Y., Rafiei D., Bonifati A., Morgan&Claypool Publishers, 2018. 156 pp. Type: Book (978-1-681734-08-8)
Natural languages make infinite use of finite means (for example, grammar and vocabulary). Humans in general have no issue understanding a language as they acquire the nuances in specific contexts and learn how to express themselves. So how is it ...
Sep 29 2021
Constructing an interactive natural language interface for relational databases
Li F., Bonifati A. Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment 8(1): 73-84, 2014. Type: Article
The Internet of Things is democratizing computer usage, with computers metamorphosing into communication devices making their way from offices to inside people’s homes, cars, factories, and so on. Data access on these computers is still a fr...
Aug 10 2016
Database modeling and design: logical design
Teorey T., Lightstone S., Nadeau T., Bonifati A., Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2011. 352 pp. Type: Book (978-0-123820-20-4)
Like others with many years in academics, I would like to have a book for a database design course (or, for that matter, any other course) that would not only cover all of the essential topics on the subject, but that would also be easy to read an...
Jul 21 2011
The INCINERATE data model
Bonifati A. ACM Transactions on Database Systems 20(1): 71-110, 1995. Type: Article
An extended relational algebra with universally or existentially quantified classes as attribute values is discussed. The author builds on his work from the late 1980s , in which he introduced the INCINERATE data model. (The acronym is drawn fr...
Oct 1 1996
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