Issue No. 06 - December (1993 vol. 5)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/69.250079
<p>The concept of an inductive relation is introduced, as a natural development of other forms of intentional information, such as views and relations defined deductively. A class of top-down methods for computing such inductive relations is analyzed. Major problems produced by recursive and interdependent relations are considered.</p>
inductive database relations; top-down methods; interdependent relations; recursive relations; intentional information; views; inductive logic programming; virtual relations; deductive databases; database theory; deductive databases; logic programming; relational databases
F. Bergadano, "Inductive Database Relations," in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge & Data Engineering, vol. 5, no. , pp. 969-972, 1993.