Empirical evidence for the usefulness of Armstrong relations in the acquisition of meaningful functional dependencies

@article{Langeveldt2010EmpiricalEF,
  title={Empirical evidence for the usefulness of Armstrong relations in the acquisition of meaningful functional dependencies},
  author={Warren-Dean Langeveldt and Sebastian Link},
  journal={Inf. Syst.},
  year={2010},
  volume={35},
  pages={352-374}
}
Armstrong relations satisfy precisely those data dependencies that are implied by a given set of data dependencies. A common perception is that Armstrong relations are useful in the acquisition of data semantics, in particular since errors during the requirements elicitation have the most expensive consequences. We report on some first empirical evidence… CONTINUE READING