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Abstract

Determining the entity types that exist in a given domain and are relevant to an information system is a fundamental task in conceptual modeling. A clear understanding of entity types and their characteristics is therefore necessary. This is the focus of this chapter.

Keywords

Data Type Information Base Conceptual Schema Entity Type Software Fault 
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