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Mastering Data Modeling: A User-Driven Approach by John Carlis

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Index

A

Absorb relations, 339

Abstract datatypes, 121

Abstraction. See Collapsing

   levels, 271276

Abstractness, guidelines for, 274276

Active voice, 202

Aggregate independent entities, 107, 110111

“Aha” reaction, 88

Airline schedule, exercise for, 365366

Allowed and disallowed instances, 6566

   notes for, 6773

   showing data and talking about it, 6667

“And” in sentences, 41

Annotated identifiers, 320

Annotated links, 326

Answers in The Flow, 221

Application systems, reverse engineering, 365

Appointments, exercise for, 363

Arbitrary identifiers, 320

Arrows in The Flow, 221

Articles in sentences, 3031, 41

Atomic relations in relational databases, 336

Atomicity of nominal-scale attributes, 118

Attribute values, definition of, ...

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