Re: Logic and databases
Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2009 19:33:49 -0700
paul c wrote:
> A couple of books I found interesting in the last couple of years
> because they try to bridge the subjects were one by a guy named Toon
Applied Mathematics for Database Professionals, Toon Koppelaars, Lex De Haan.
It's a pretty good book.
> which I've lost at the moment and this one by Date. It seems
> that google books has some or all of it at
> I especially liked the first couple of pages of chapter 5, also page
> 124. Unlike some of the ossified idealogues who write about this stuff,
> Date has been refining the essence of his opinions and discarding them
> when necessary, for about thirty years now. He must be getting on now
> but I find his stuff is becoming clearer and clearer, not as
> pedagogical/doctrinaire as some of the early stuff.
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