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Research on database management described by scientists at University of Melbourne
June 3rd, 2010
"How classes of things and properties in general should be represented in conceptual models is a fundamental issue. For example, proponents of object-role modelling argue that no distinction should be made between the two constructs, whereas proponents of entity-relationship modelling argue the distinction is important but provide ambiguous guidelines about how the distinction should be made," scientists in Melbourne, Australia report.
"In this paper, the authors use ontological theory and cognition theory to provide guidelines about how classification should be represented in conceptual models. The authors experimented to test whether clearly distinguishing between...
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Source: Computer Technology Journal (2010-06-03)