Tuple calculus

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tuple calculus definition

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A form of relational calculus in which a variable's only permitted values are tuples of a given relation.
Codd's unimplemented language ALPHA and the subsequent QUEL are examples of the tuple calculus.
(1998-10-05)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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