Normalization in OODB Design

  title={Normalization in OODB Design},
  author={Byung Suk Lee},
  journal={SIGMOD Record},
When we design an object-oriented database schema, we need to normalize object classes as we do for relations when designing a relational database schema. However, the normalization process for an object class cannot be the same as that of a relation, because of the distinct characteristics of an object-oriented data model such as complex attributes, collection data types, and the usage of object identifiers in place of relational key attributes. We need only one kind of dependency proposed… CONTINUE READING