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Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jun 2003
EventTeaching, Learning and Assessment in Databases, Coventry 2003 - Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom
Duration: 13 Jun 200314 Jun 2003


WorkshopTeaching, Learning and Assessment in Databases, Coventry 2003
CountryUnited Kingdom


Many database curricula both in University and in As and A2 examining boards teach normalisation by decomposition as a method of arriving at a suitable set of tables for implementation in a relational database. This paper advocates that we need to move on from this position and move towards teaching database design by developing a high level data model and then mapping the model to a set of tables suitable for implementation in a relational, object/relational or object oriented database

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