Unifying Causality, Diagnosis, Repairs and View-Updates in Databases [article]

Leopoldo Bertossi, Babak Salimi
2014 arXiv   pre-print
In this work we establish and point out connections between the notion of query-answer causality in databases and database repairs, model-based diagnosis in its consistency-based and abductive versions, and database updates through views. The mutual relationships among these areas of data management and knowledge representation shed light on each of them and help to share notions and results they have in common. In one way or another, these are all approaches to uncertainty management, which
more » ... omes even more relevant in the context of big data that have to be made sense of.
arXiv:1405.4228v2 fatcat:33p6gvz4gvhh7kl3th6pcwefbe