Materialized views have recently seen a renewed interest in the research and commercial communitites
because of their applications in warehousing, retailing, billing, visualization, integrity constraints,
query optimization, and decision support. All leading database vendors are currently
implementing in their systems materialized views in some form. Several database research groups
in academia are also studying materialized views. A workshop on materialized views was held in
conjunction with the SIGMOD 1996 conference in June 1996.
The purpose of the book is to collect together important work that has been done on views, and to
provide a reference for students and implementors from which to base their work. The book will also
encourage further research and will make it easier to implement materialized views in commercial
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