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Information and data modelling.

Benyon, David (1997) Information and data modelling. Blackwell Publishers Inc., Cambridge, MA, USA. ISBN 0632016256

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This text places data modelling alongside functional analysis. The first part of the book deals with information, data, data administration and the purpose for building data models. In the second part, the relational and entity-relationship data models are covered in depth, along with a comprehensive chapter on normalization. This takes readers carefully through to the important, but often ignored, fifth normal form. Strategic data is also covered. One of the features of this book is the use of many examples and an extended, annotated case study. No previous computing knowledge is assumed, and the book is suitable for a first- or second-year course on data modelling for business studies, management or computing students

Item Type: Book
ISBN: 0632016256
Uncontrolled Keywords: data modelling; functional analysis; data administration; normalization; strategic data;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3073
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2010 16:49
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2010 16:49
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3073

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