Manipulation of expressions in a relational algebra

J.W.M. Stroet, R.G.R. Engmann

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    This paper describes a syntax for expressions based on the relational algebra. A tree representation is generated when an expression is analyzed. Transformations on the tree representations of expressions are applied in order to obtain improvements with respect to the speed of evaluation in a data base environment.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)195-203
    JournalInformation systems
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1979


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