Database and Data Communication Network Systems, Three-Volume Set - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124438958, 9780080530284

Database and Data Communication Network Systems, Three-Volume Set

1st Edition

Techniques and Applications

Editors: Cornelius Leondes
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124438958
eBook ISBN: 9780080530284
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 2nd July 2002
Page Count: 952
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Database and Data Communication Network Systems examines the utilization of the Internet and Local Area/Wide Area Networks in all areas of human endeavor. This three-volume set covers, among other topics, database systems, data compression, database architecture, data acquisition, asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) and the practical application of these technologies. The international collection of contributors was culled from exhaustive research of over 100,000 related archival and technical journals.

This reference will be indispensable to engineering and computer science libraries, research libraries, and telecommunications, networking, and computer companies. It covers a diverse array of topics, including:

  • Techniques in emerging database system architectures
  • Techniques and applications in data mining
  • Object-oriented database systems
  • Data acquisition on the WWW during heavy client/server traffic periods
  • Information exploration on the WWW
  • Education and training in multimedia database systems
  • Data structure techniques in rapid prototyping and manufacturing
  • Wireless ATM in data networks for mobile systems
  • Applications in corporate finance
  • Scientific data visualization
  • Data compression and information retrieval
  • Techniques in medical systems, intensive care units


Engineering and computer science university libraries, research libraries, telecommunications providers (PacBell, AT&T, etc.), wireless companies (Verizon), and computer companies (Cisco, IBM).


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About the Editor

Cornelius Leondes

Cornelius T. Leondes received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and has held numerous positions in industrial and academic institutions. He is currently a Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has also served as the Boeing Professor at the University of Washington and as an adjunct professor at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author, editor, or co-author of more than 100 textbooks and handbooks and has published more than 200 technical papers. In addition, he has been a Guggenheim Fellow, Fulbright Research Scholar, IEEE Fellow, and a recipient of IEEE's Baker Prize Award and Barry Carlton Award.

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University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

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