Suggested Research Directions for a New Frontier – Active Conceptual Modeling

  • Peter P. Chen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4215)


This paper discusses several research directions and challenges of a new frontier of research: active conceptual modeling. It suggests how the Entity-Relationship (ER) model may be extended to satisfy some of the needs of a new set of emerging user needs and applications.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter P. Chen
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  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeU.S.A

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