Database Application Engineering with DAIDA by Matthias JarkeDatabase Application Engineering with DAIDA by Matthias Jarke

Database Application Engineering with DAIDA

EditorMatthias Jarke

Paperback | March 30, 1993

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In the early 1980s, a trend towards formal undeIStanding and knowledge-based assistance for the development and maintenance of database-intensive information systems became apparent. The group of John Mylopoulos at the UniveISity of Toronto and their European collaboratoIS moved from semantic models of information systems design (Taxis project) towards earlier stages of the software lifecycle. Joachim Schmidt's group at the University of Hamburg completed their early work on the design and implementation of database programming languages (Pascal/R) and began to consider tools for the development of large database program packages. The Belgian company BIM developed a fast commercial Prolog which turned out to be useful as an implementation language for object­ oriented knowledge representation schemes and as a prototyping tool for formal design models. Case studies by Vasant Dhar and Matthias Jarke in New York pointed out the need for formally representing process knowledge, and a number of projects in the US and Europe began to consider computer assistance (CASE) as a viable approach to support software engineering. In 1985, the time appeared ripe for an attempt at integrating these experiences in a comprehensive CASE framework relating all phases of an information systems lifecycle. The Commission of the European Communities decided in early 1986 to fund this joint effort by six European software houses and research institutions in the Software Technology section of the ESPRIT I program. The project was given the number 892 and the title DAIDA - Development Assistance for Intelligent Database Applications.
Title:Database Application Engineering with DAIDAFormat:PaperbackDimensions:568 pagesPublished:March 30, 1993Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I Overview.- 1 An Overview of the DAIDA Framework.- II Languages for Information Systems.- 2 Representing Knowledge About Information Systems in Telos.- 3 The TaxisDL Software Description Language.- 4 Modular and Rule-Based Database Programming in DBPL.- III Methods and Environments: Upper CASE.- 5 Requirements Modelling and System Specification in a Logic Based Knowledge Representation Framework.- 6 Modeling Security Requirements in Information Systems.- 7 Group Support and Change Propagation in Requirements Engineering.- 8 Mapping Information System Requirements to Designs.- IV Methods and Environments: Lower CASE.- 9 Specification and Refinement of Databases and Transactions.- 10 DBPL: The System and its Environment.- 11 From an Object-Based Prototyping Tool to a Complete Object-Oriented Environment.- V Software Process Management.- 12 ConceptBase: A Telos-Based Software Information System.- 13 Process Services in ConceptBase.- 14 Decision-Oriented Configuration Management.- 15 ConceptTalk: Team Support in IS Development.- 16 Change-Oriented Software Project Management.- 17 GraFlc: A Graphical Browser and Editor for Knowledge Bases.- Authors.- List of Figures.