Data Schema Design as a Schema Evolution Process

@article{Proper1997DataSD,
  title={Data Schema Design as a Schema Evolution Process},
  author={Henderik Alex Proper},
  journal={Data Knowl. Eng.},
  year={1997},
  volume={22},
  pages={159-189}
}
In an information system a key role is played by the underlying data schema. This article starts out from the view that the entire modelling process of an information system’s data schema can be seen as a schema transformation process. A transformation process that starts out with an initial draft conceptual schema and ends with an internal database schema for some implementation platform. This allows us to describe the transformation process of a database design as an evolution of a schema… CONTINUE READING