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      VR Queries and their Transformations in a Progressive Querying Environment

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      Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Interfaces to Databases, Napier University, Edinburgh (IDS-3)

      Interfaces to Databases

      8-10 July 1996

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            Abstract

            We have proposed a progressive querying environment that enables the user to interact with the database by a sequence of partial queries, and to visualize both database queries and retrieval results in many different representations. In our approach, the user can query the database in the Virtual Reality (VR) space, and then switch to the logical space to continue the formulation of the query. This paper provides a formal definition and characterization of VR queries, describes what database operators are applicable under the different interaction paradigms, and investigates how VR queries can be transformed into other types of queries, so that they can be utilized as part of a progressive querying system.

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            Conference
            July 1996
            July 1996
            : 1-13
            Affiliations
            [0001]Department of Computer Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA

            Phone +1-412-6248423
            [0002]Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70126 Bari, Italy

            Phone +39-80-5443300
            Article
            10.14236/ewic/IDS1996.6
            62353437-cfc8-45eb-8c6b-b9f0a7ce5bdb
            © S. K. Chang et al. Published by BCS Learning and Development Ltd. Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Interfaces to Databases, Napier University, Edinburgh

            This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

            Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Interfaces to Databases, Napier University, Edinburgh
            IDS-3
            3
            Edinburgh
            8-10 July 1996
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            Interfaces to Databases
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            Product Information: 1477-9358BCS Learning & Development
            Self URI (journal page): https://ewic.bcs.org/
            Categories
            Electronic Workshops in Computing

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