The problems associated with file design have recently received increased attention. One approach to their solution has been the development of file models. These models can be employed to study alternate file structures and aid the file design process. In this paper, a single model and cost function is developed to characterize most of the file structure… (More)
Experience with data translation over the last two years has resulted in a definite set of requirements for the normalized representation of data when used as an intermediate form during the process. The logical requirements pertain to the ability to represent a class of data structures including networks. The implementation requirements include the… (More)
LLP. The discussions of the committee were instrumental in defining the scope of the project, and comments provided by its members measurably strengthened the substance of the report. provided comments that significantly improved the quality of this report. CED gratefully acknowledges The Pew Charitable Trusts for its generous support for this project. The… (More)
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For the past several years, information systems faculties have worked diligently to develop effective curriculums for students • majoring in the field.