ISIS: Interface for a Semantic Information System.

Kenneth J. Goldman, Sally A. Goldman, Paris C. Kanellakis, Stanley B. Zdonik: ISIS: Interface for a Semantic Information System. SIGMOD Conference 1985: 328-342
  author    = {Kenneth J. Goldman and
               Sally A. Goldman and
               Paris C. Kanellakis and
               Stanley B. Zdonik},
  editor    = {Shamkant B. Navathe},
  title     = {ISIS: Interface for a Semantic Information System},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the 1985 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on
               Management of Data, Austin, Texas, May 28-31, 1985},
  publisher = {ACM Press},
  year      = {1985},
  pages     = {328-342},
  ee        = {, db/conf/sigmod/GoldmanGKZ85.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/sigmod/85},
  bibsource = {DBLP,}


ISIS is an experimental system for graphically manipulating a database. The system is based on a simply specified high-level semantic data model. It demonstrates the capabilities of a workstation environment by integrating three aspects of database programming in one graphical setting. Namely, it permits databaseconstruction and modification, it allows browsing at the schema and data levels, and provides a graphical query language. In all of these activities it maintains uniform graphical representations and consistent user interaction techniques.

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