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This file shows you how to analyse functional dependencies in order to find keys. You watch a 10 minute video (link in the document) and then use the analysis sheet.
Tue, Feb 12 2013 696 Download
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This is a user guide for NORMA. It is based on the 2008 April version of NORMA. The text was prepared by Gordon Everest for students in his Advanced Database Design class at the University of Minnesota...
Fri, Aug 22 2008 630 Download
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This paper first appeared as chapter 4 of the following book: Bernus, P., Mertins, K. & Schmidt, G. (eds.) 1998, Handbook on Architectures of Information Systems , Springer. Details on this publication...
Sun, Nov 18 2007 603 Download
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When you build an object-role model, it is helpful to use sample data to validate the model against the Universe of Discourse. You can do this with the sample population editor in the NORMA tool. The sample...
Fri, Nov 23 2007 594 Download
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Abstract: Fact-oriented modeling approaches such as Object-Role Modeling (ORM) and Natural Language Information Analysis Method (NIAM) enable conceptual information models to be expressed using graphical...
Wed, Oct 3 2012 585 Download
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This is the program for the ORM 2012 Workshop to be held in Rome between October 12 and October 14 2012.
Fri, Aug 31 2012 572 Download
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Abstract: The problem of database reengineering stems from (legacy) databases that are hard to understand (incorrect-, incomplete- or missing semantics) or that perform inefficiently.Reengineering is often...
Wed, Oct 3 2012 553 Download
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This is a revised version of an article that first appeared in the December 1999 issue of the Journal of Conceptual Modeling . This paper is the first in a series of articles examining data modeling in...
Fri, Nov 23 2007 532 Download
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This file describes a procedure for modifying VisioModeler to run under Windows 7. The procedure has been tested on Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Ultimate. Please post any questions on this procedure...
Thu, Jul 29 2010 517 Download
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This paper shows you how to generate reports from NORMA. You must have NORMA CTP 2007-3 or later to use this feature.
Tue, Oct 21 2008 516 Download
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