Modeling Transition

@inproceedings{Hall1991ModelingT,
  title={Modeling Transition},
  author={Gary Hall and Ranabir Gupta},
  booktitle={ICDE},
  year={1991}
}
It is argued that the dynamics of an application domain is best modeled as patterns of change in the entities that make up the domain. An abstraction mechanism for semantic data models is described which represents the transition of domain entities among entity classes. The model of transitions is related to a general computational formalism with well-understood properties. It is shown that the transition abstraction mechanism facilitates the accurate conceptual modeling of the static nature of… CONTINUE READING
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