Abstract: How to construct high quality data models which are useful to the organization. Includes 'best practices,' rules of thumb, and examples.
Keywords: book review, software, consulting, database, data modeling structures, relational, data normalization, entity-relationship, design, computer science.
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Title: The Data Modeling Handbook: A Best Practice Approach to Building Quality Data Models
Author: Michael C. Reingruber, William W. Gregory
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
Date Published: November 1994
ISBN: 0471052906
LOCN: QA76.9.D26R45 1994
Dewey: 005.74 20
Pages: 362
Bibliography: 48
Figures: 259
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Section I: Introduction

Chapter 1: Data Modeling and Quality

Chapter 2: Data Modeling Quality Assurance Programs

Section II: Data Modeling Rules

Chapter 3: Entity Rules

Chapter 4: Attribute Rules

Chapter 5: Relationship Rules

Chapter 6: Generalization Hierarchy Rules

Chapter 7: Data Model View Rules

Chapter 8: Normalization Rules

Chapter 9: Best Practices

Appendix A: CASE Tool Supplement

Appendix B: Object Modeling Supplement

Appendix C: Quality Review Case Study


Author:        Reingruber, Michael C.
Title:         The data modeling handbook : a best-practice
                  approach to building quality data models / Michael
                  Reingruber, William W. Gregory.
Published:     New York : Wiley, c1994.
Description:   xix, 362 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
LC Call No.:   QA76.9.D26R45 1994
Dewey No.:     005.74 20
ISBN:          0471052906 (cloth : acid-free paper)
Notes:         "A Wiley-QED publication."
               Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subjects:      Database design.
               Data structures (Computer science)
Other authors: Gregory, William W.
Control No.:   94012669 


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