A technique for automated logical database design

  • George U. Hubbard
Part 2. Logical Data Base Design
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 132)


Logical database design involves much analysis that is usually neglected in manual procedures because of the volume and tedium involved. By automating much of this analysis, not only can a canonical logical design be generated, but valuable diagnostics and design information can also be produced. This paper presents a review of the techniques and procedures involved.


Data Element Physical Parent Local View Inconsistent Association Association Weight 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • George U. Hubbard
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  1. 1.IBM CorporationPalo Alto

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