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The Functional Dependency Model for Logical Database Design.

Barron C. Housel, Vance E. Waddle, S. Bing Yao: The Functional Dependency Model for Logical Database Design. VLDB 1979: 194-208
@inproceedings{DBLP:conf/vldb/HouselWY79,
  author    = {Barron C. Housel and
               Vance E. Waddle and
               S. Bing Yao},
  editor    = {Antonio L. Furtado and
               Howard L. Morgan},
  title     = {The Functional Dependency Model for Logical Database Design},
  booktitle = {Fifth International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, October
               3-5, 1979, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Proceedings},
  publisher = {IEEE Computer Society},
  year      = {1979},
  pages     = {194-208},
  ee        = {db/conf/vldb/HouselWY79.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/vldb/79},
  bibsource = {DBLP, http://dblp.uni-trier.de}
}

Abstract

In order to have an effective logical database design tool, a designer should have facilities for specifying his data and application requirements at a high level. These specifications should be invariant with respect to a given realization, and should not require irrelevant details. Also, one should be able to compare alternative designs at a high level in order to reduce the solution space at minimal cost. This paper presents several concepts which are aimed toward the above objectives. Soecifically, we define a data model. a transaction specification language, and an approach for high level design evaluation.

Copyright © 1979 by The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Inc. (IEEE). Abstract used with permission.


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