Conference Paper

Performance Evaluation of a Temporal Database Management System.

DOI: 10.1145/16856.16864 Conference: Proceedings of the 1986 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, Washington, D.C., May 28-30, 1986.
Source: DBLP

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