CODASYL Data-Base Management Systems

@article{Taylor1976CODASYLDM,
  title={CODASYL Data-Base Management Systems},
  author={Robert W. Taylor and Randall L. Frank},
  journal={ACM Comput. Surv.},
  year={1976},
  volume={8},
  pages={67-103}
}
This paper presents in tutorial fashion the concepts, notation, aud data-base languages that were defined by the CODASYL Data Description Language and Programming Language Committees. Data structure diagram notation is explained, and sample data-base definition is developed along with several sample programs. " Advanced features of the languages are discussed, together with examples of their use. An extensive bibliography is included.