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On the Learning of Functional Dependencies in Deductive Databases

Mathieu, Philippe (1986) On the Learning of Functional Dependencies in Deductive Databases. [SICS Report]

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Abstract

The contribution of deduction mechanisms to (relational) databases is today well-studied. These methods open the way to an enrichment of databases by rules that govern these very data: these rules formalize some laws of the application under modelling. To express such rules we often need probabilistic (or modal) logics. We give hereafter a short abstract of some ideas concerning data analysis techniques used to obtain rules describing functional dependencies. For this we use a probabilistic logic and an elaborate framework for a database theory. All these topics will be treated at greater length in a forthcoming article.

Item Type:SICS Report
Additional Information:Original report number R86008. (A more comprehensive version, in French, appears in the Proceedings of the 1st Spanish Congress on Artificial Intelligence and Databases, Blanes, 1985.)
ID Code:2023
Deposited By:Vicki Carleson
Deposited On:15 Sep 2009
Last Modified:18 Nov 2009 15:59

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