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DataJoint: A Simpler Relational Data Model

@article{Yatsenko2018DataJointAS,
  title={DataJoint: A Simpler Relational Data Model},
  author={Dimitri Yatsenko and Edgar Y. Walker and Andreas Savas Tolias},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2018},
  volume={abs/1807.11104}
}
The relational data model offers unrivaled rigor and precision in defining data structure and querying complex data. Yet the use of relational databases in scientific data pipelines is limited due to their perceived unwieldiness. We propose a simplified and conceptually refined relational data model named DataJoint. The model includes a language for schema definition, a language for data queries, and diagramming notation for visualizing entities and relationships among them. The model adheres… Expand
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