Datalog and Logic Databases

Datalog and Logic Databases

Sergio Greco, Cristian Molinaro
ISBN: 9781627051132 | PDF ISBN: 9781627051149
Copyright © 2016 | 169 Pages | Publication Date: November 13, 2015

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This book presents the fundamentals of Datalog, some of its extensions, and recent applications to different domains. Datalog is a declarative query language for relational databases based on the logic programming paradigm. One of the peculiarities that distinguishes Datalog from query languages like relational algebra and calculus is recursion, which gives Datalog the capability to express queries like computing a graph transitive closure.

Recent years have witnessed a revival of interest in Datalog in a variety of emerging application domains such as data integration, information extraction, networking, program analysis, security, cloud computing, ontology reasoning, and many others.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Logic and Relational Databases
Datalog
Negation
Function Symbols
Aggregates
Query Optimization
Applications
Bibliography
Authors' Biographies

About the Author(s)

Sergio Greco, DIMES, Universita della Calabria
Sergio Greco is a Full Professor and Chair of the DIMES Department at the University of Calabria (Italy). Before that he was Assistant Professor (1989-1998) and Associate Professor (1998-2000) at the University of Calabria and visiting researcher at the Microelectronics and Computer Corporation of Austin (1990-1991) and at the of University of California at Los Angeles (1996 and 1998). Prof. Greco's research interests include database theory, data integration, inconsistent data, data mining, knowledge representation, logic programming, and computational logic.

Cristian Molinaro, DIMES, Universita della Calabria
Cristian Molinaro received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Calabria, Italy. He was a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the State University of New York at Buffalo. He was a Faculty Research Assistant at the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (2009-2011). Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at the University of Calabria, Italy. His research interests include database theory and logic programming.

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