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This new international version of Database Systems maintains its engaging writing style and brevity, its unique balance between theory and practice and its wealth of examples throughout the text, inspiring student-friendly learning at its best. This new international version includes new chapters on Relational Algebra and Physical Database Design, and UML modelling notation. It has been updated with all the latest developments and technologies and incorporates a generous number of localised and motivating business vignettes that tie the concepts to real-life situations.
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"A lucid and well-structured book covering all the necessary basics in database theory." -- Professor Love Ekenberg, Stockholm University and the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
"An extremely accessible text which achieves both deep and broad coverage." -- Dr Thomas Chesney, Nottingham University Business School
"This is an excellent introductory book for Database Systems. The students will find it clear and easy to digest as it provides many useful examples, and many exercises which will help to reinforce learning. The adaptation from the Amercian version has certainly enhanced its contents." -- Dr Beatriz Iglesia, University of East Anglia
Dr Keeley Crockett is a Reader in Computational Intelligence in the School of Computing, Mathematics and Digital Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University. She gained a BSc Degree (Hons) in Computation from UMIST in 1993, and a PhD in the field of machine learning in 1998 entitled Fuzzy Rule Induction from Data Domains". She has been teaching within the field of database systems and data engineering for 14 years to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is a member of the Intelligent Systems Group which has established a strong international presence in its research into Conversational Agents and Adaptive Psychological Profiling including an international patent on "Silent Talker". She has published over 50 refereed conference papers and journal articles in major international conferences and journals. She is the current Chair of the IEEE Women into Computational Intelligence (2012) and a senior member of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society"
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