Guided Interaction: Rethinking the Query-Result Paradigm

Many decades of research, coupled with continuous increases in computing power, have enabled highly efficient execution of queries on large databases. In consequence, for many databases, far more time is spent by users formulating queries than by the system evaluating them. It stands to reason that, looking at the overall query experience the authors provide users, users should pay attention to how they can assist users in the holistic process of obtaining the information they desire from the database, and not just the constituent activity of efficiently generating a result given a complete precise query.

Provided by: VLD Digital Topic: Data Management Date Added: Sep 2011 Format: PDF

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