Data Modeling Essentials: Analysis, Design, and Innovation

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International Thomson Computer Press, 1994 - Computers - 310 pages
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Data Modeling Essentials is a comprehensive guide to data modeling for commercial information systems. Data modeling is presented as a design activity which offers opportunities for creativity and innovation.

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What Is Data Modeling?
Basic Normalization
The Entity Relationship Approach

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About the author (1994)

Graeme Simsion is a former IT consultant and the author of two nonfiction books on database design. As a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Melbourne, he conducted the largest published study of data modeling practitioners in attempt to answer this question: Is data modeling better characterized as description or design? His thesis, Data Modeling: Description or Design, was published in 2006. He won the 2012 Victorian Premier's Unpublished Manuscript Award for his book, The Rosie Project, which was published in 2013. The screenplay for this book has been optioned to Sony Pictures Entertainment. In 2014 the sequel, called The Rosie Effect, made the New York Times bestseller list. This title also made the ABA Nielsen Book Data Booksellers Choice Awards 2015 shortlist. She will be featured at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2015 program. She will also be highlighted at the fiction edition line-up 2015 presented by The Big Issue.

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