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Object-oriented database systems concepts and architectures by Elisa Bertino

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Wokingham, England, Reading, Mass .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-260) and index.

Other titlesObject-oriented data base systems.
StatementElisa Bertino, Lorenzo Martino.
SeriesInternational computer science series
ContributionsMartino, Lorenzo.
LC ClassificationsQA76.9.D3 B485 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1415887M
ISBN 100201624397
LC Control Number93025396

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