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Grifon: a graphical interface to an object oriented database

Moran, Padraig (1991) Grifon: a graphical interface to an object oriented database. Master of Science thesis, Dublin City University.

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Abstract

The aim of the research outlined in this thesis is to establish what type of interface would be most suitable for object oriented databases. In particular it examines how graphical interface technologies might be used to present the database in a clearer form. In support of the research, a prototype interface system has also been developed to a commercial database to illustrate the practicality of the development of such an interface, and the increased effectiveness of the resultant system. The thesis outlines the features provided by the interface, the benefits accrued from such a system, and the problems associated with its development. Finally, it examines how such a system fits into the current work being carried out in the area of user interaction with databases.

Item Type:Thesis (Master of Science)
Date of Award:1991
Refereed:No
Supervisor(s):Verbruggen, Renaat and Ryan, Michael
Uncontrolled Keywords:Object oriented databases; Interfaces
Subjects:Computer Science > Information storage and retrieval systems
Computer Science > Software engineering
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:18538
Deposited On:21 Jun 2013 11:07 by Fran Callaghan. Last Modified 04 Sep 2013 10:50

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