(QBE) A user-friendly query language developed by Moshé Zloof of IBM in 1975.
[Moshé M. Zloof, “Query By Example”, AFIPS NCC 1975: 431-438].
[Moshé M. Zloof, “Query-by-Example: A Data Base Language”, IBM Systems Journal 16(4): 324-343, 1977].
[“QBE/OBE: A Language for Office and Business Automation”, M.M. Zloof, Computer pp.13-22, May 1981].
- Query expansion
information science Adding search terms to a user’s search. Query expansion is the process of a search engine adding search terms to a user’s weighted search. The intent is to improve precision and/or recall. The additional terms may be taken from a thesaurus. For example a search for “car” may be expanded to: car cars […]
[kweer-ee] /ˈkwɪər i/ noun, plural queries. 1. a question; an inquiry. 2. mental reservation; doubt. 3. Printing. a question mark (?), especially as added on a manuscript, proof sheet, or the like, indicating doubt as to some point in the text. 4. an inquiry from a writer to an editor of a magazine, newspaper, etc., […]
- Query language
noun 1. (computing) the instructions and procedures used to retrieve information from a database
[kyoo] /kyu/ noun, Chiefly California. 1. . 1. . question mark question