Multidimensionality in Statistical, OLAP, and Scientific Databases; Conceptual Multidimensional Models; Hierarchies; Operators for Multidimensional Aggregate Data; Time in Multidimensional Databases; Dynamic Multidimensional Data Cubes; Materialized Views in Multidimensional Databases; Querying MD Data; Incomplete Information in Multidimensional Databases; Privacy in Multidimensional Databases; Source Integration for Data Warehousing; Cooperation with Geographic Databases
Multidimensional Databases: Problems and Solutions strives to be the point of reference for the most important issues in the field of multidimensional databases. This book provides a brief history of the field and distinguishes between what is new in recent research and what is merely a renaming of old concepts. In addition Multidimensional Databases: Problems and Solutions outlines the incredible advances in technology and ever increasing demands from users in the most diverse applicative areas such as finance, medicine, statistics, business, and many more. Many of the most distinguished and well-known researchers have contributed to this book writing about their own specific field.