Database Design and Relational Theory

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website subtitle

"Normals Forms" in the subtitle on your advertising website should be "Normal Forms"

Anonymous  Mar 22, 2012 
Printed
Page 44
Sentence beginning "Note:" immediately following first bullet

Replace "Exercise 4.5" by "Exercise 4.4"

C.J. Date
C.J. Date
O'Reilly Author 
Feb 08, 2013 
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Page 67
Numbered procedure, Step 3

Step 3 of the procedure, though not actually incorrect, is logically unnecessary and could be deleted without loss. If it is, certain minor and obvious cosmetic fixes (not detailed here) will be needed as well.

C.J. Date
C.J. Date
O'Reilly Author 
Feb 14, 2013 
Printed
Page 70
2nd bullet, line 5

Replace :the 3NF" by "the 3NF procedure"

C.J. Date
C.J. Date
O'Reilly Author 
Feb 08, 2013 
Printed
Page 70
Para. immediately following the two bullets, line 1

Replace "Exercise 6.3" by "Exercise 6.4"

C.J. Date
C.J. Date
O'Reilly Author 
Feb 14, 2013 
Printed
Page 88
Footnote 11, line 1

Replace "thye" by "the"

C.J. Date
C.J. Date
O'Reilly Author 
Feb 08, 2013 
Printed
Page 103
Fig. 9.2

The SPJ relation should look like this: S1 P1 J2 S1 P1 J1 S1 P2 J1 S2 P1 J2 S2 P1 J1

C.J. Date
C.J. Date
O'Reilly Author 
Feb 08, 2013 
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Page 122
Para. beginning "Now I'd", line 3

Replace "I've tacitly limited" by "I've mostly, albeit tacitly, limited"

C.J. Date
C.J. Date
O'Reilly Author 
Feb 08, 2013