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ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), Volume 8 Issue 4, Oct. 1990

Telos: representing knowledge about information systems
John Mylopoulos, Alex Borgida, Matthias Jarke, Manolis Koubarakis
Pages: 325-362
DOI: 10.1145/102675.102676
We describe Telos, a language intended to support the development of information systems. The design principles for the language are based on the premise that information system development is knowledge intensive and that the primary...

Experiments with a component theory of probabilistic information retrieval based on single terms as document components
K. L. Kwok
Pages: 363-386
DOI: 10.1145/102675.102677
A component theory of information retrieval using single content terms as component for queries and documents was reviewed and experimented with. The theory has the advantages of being able to (1) bootstrap itself, that is, define initial term...

Queries and query processing in object-oriented database systems
David D. Straube, M. Tamer Özsu
Pages: 387-430
DOI: 10.1145/102675.102678
Object-oriented database mangement systems (OODBMS) combine the data abstraction and computational models of object-oriented programming languages with the query and performance capabilities of database management systems. A concise, formal data...