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Entity-Relationship Modeling Foundations of Database Technology by Bernhard Thalheim

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Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg in Berlin, Heidelberg .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Database management,
  • Computer science,
  • Management information systems

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Database technology and entity-relationship (ER) modeling have meanwhile reached the level of an established technology. This book presents the achievements of research in this field in a comprehensive survey. It deals with the entity-relationship model and its extensions with regard to an integrated development and modeling of database applications and, consequently, the specification of structures, behavior and interaction. Apart from research on the ER model and the syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of database modeling the book also presents techniques for the translation of the ER model into classical database models and languages such as relational, hierarchical, and network models and languages, and also into object-oriented models. The book is of interest for all database theoreticians as well as practitioners who are provided with the relevant foundations of database modeling.

Edition Notes

Statementby Bernhard Thalheim
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA76.9.D3
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Pagination1 online resource (xii, 627 p.)
Number of Pages627
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27036567M
ISBN 10364208480X, 3662040581
ISBN 109783642084805, 9783662040584
OCLC/WorldCa851370800

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8 Mapping an ERD to a Relational Database. Ron McFadyen. We use an Entity Relationship Diagram to represent the informational needs of a system. When we are convinced it is satisfactory, we map the Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) to a relational database and implement it as a physical database. a single entity occurrence 3 Chapter 4 Entity Relationship (ER) Modeling THE ENTITY RELATIONSHIP MODEL (ERM) You should remember from Chapter 2 and Chapter 3, The Relational Database Model, that the ERM forms the basis of an ERD. Database technology and entity-relationship (ER) modeling have meanwhile reached the level of an established technology. This book presents the achievements of research in this field in a comprehensive survey. It deals with the entity-relationship model and its extensions with regard to an integrated development and modeling of database applications and, consequently, the specification of.   Entity-Relationship modeling. For this assignment, you will use, as a starting point, the entity relationship diagrams you created for your Facebook or Twitter account in Homework 1. Your task is to represent Facebook/Twitter accounts with an ER diagram using the UML notation.