Database Design: The Semantic Modeling Approach / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- McGraw-Hill Companies, The
This book covers the broad field of database design from the perspective of semantic modeling. Aimed at present and future designers of database applications,software engineers systems analysts,and programmers,it offers a unified study of semantic,relational,network,and hierarchical databases as seen through the semantic modeling approach-provides a structured top-down methodology of database design in all models-and presents the principal types of database languages. Readers will find complete explanations of concepts and examples covering the full spectrum of database design,application programming,and database utilization. The book first analyzes the user's application and specifies it semantically,then converts this specification into a relational database schema.