Database Usability (Abstract).

C. J. Date: Database Usability (Abstract). SIGMOD Conference 1983: 1
  author    = {C. J. Date},
  editor    = {David J. DeWitt and
               Georges Gardarin},
  title     = {Database Usability (Abstract)},
  booktitle = {SIGMOD'83, Proceedings of Annual Meeting, San Jose, California,
               May 23-26, 1983},
  publisher = {ACM Press},
  year      = {1983},
  pages     = {1},
  ee        = {, db/conf/sigmod/Date83.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/sigmod/83},
  bibsource = {DBLP,}


There is a clear shift of emphasis in the way in which computer systems in general, and database management systems in particular, are perceived in the marketplace today. Questions of usability are beginning to outweigh the more traditional concerns with raw performance. The reason for this state of affairs is obvious: People costs are rising and machine costs are falling. This presentation consists of a critical examination of database management systems, or more specifically the externals of such systems, from a usability standpoint,

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Referenced by

  1. Kazuo Sugihara, Jun'ichi Miyao, Tohru Kikuno, Noriyoshi Yoshida: A Semantic Approach to Usability in Relational Database Systems. ICDE 1984: 203-210

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