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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 19 Issue 3, Sept. 1987

Semantic database modeling: survey, applications, and research issues
Richard Hull, Roger King
Pages: 201-260
DOI: 10.1145/45072.45073
Most common database management systems represent information in a simple record-based format. Semantic modeling provides richer data structuring capabilities for database applications. In particular, research in this area has articulated a...

Data compression
Debra A. Lelewer, Daniel S. Hirschberg
Pages: 261-296
DOI: 10.1145/45072.45074
This paper surveys a variety of data compression methods spanning almost 40 years of research, from the work of Shannon, Fano, and Huffman in the late 1940s to a technique developed in 1986. The aim of data compression is to reduce redundancy in...