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Author Nachmens, S. ♦ Lindencrona-Ohlin, E. ♦ Bubenko, J. A. ♦ Berild, S.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Computer programming, programs & data
Abstract The problem of determining, analysis and description of a particular application's information structure (and relations) and the process of mapping the information structure to a “good” data structure (in this case a DBTG-type structure) is considered. The applicability of a top-down oriented design procedure to a relatively large practical data base design case is demonstrated. A conceptual framework and a notation to be used for determining and definition of information requirements, information structure and information relations is suggested. A systematic and partly formalized approach to map an information structure to a DBTG-type data structure is discussed. The problem of analysis and evaluation of alternative DBTG-type structures is also considered.
Description Affiliation: Research group CADIS, Department of Information Processing and Computer Science, Royal Institute of Technology/University of Stockholm, Sweden (Bubenko, J. A.; Berild, S.; Lindencrona-Ohlin, E.; Nachmens, S.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1999-06-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGMOD Record (SGMD)
Volume Number 8
Issue Number 2
Page Count 13
Starting Page 73
Ending Page 85


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Source: ACM Digital Library