3. The Origins of Asserted Versioning
Computer Science Research
The Roots of Asserted Versioning51 Computer Science Research54
Time Periods and Date Pairs56
The Very Concept of Bi-Temporality63
Advanced Indexing Strategies68
Temporal Extensions to SQL69
We begin this chapter with an overview of the three sources of Asserted Versioning: computer science work on temporal data; best practices in the IT profession related to versioning; and original work by the authors themselves. We then spend the rest of this chapter discussing computer science contributions to temporal data management, and the relevance of some of these concepts to Asserted Versioning.
The Roots of Asserted ...