A Graphical Database Design Aid using the Entity-Relationship Model.

Edward P. F. Chan, Frederick H. Lochovsky: A Graphical Database Design Aid using the Entity-Relationship Model. ER 1979: 295-310
  author    = {Edward P. F. Chan and
               Frederick H. Lochovsky},
  editor    = {Peter P. Chen},
  title     = {A Graphical Database Design Aid using the Entity-Relationship
  booktitle = {Entity-Relationship Approach to Systems Analysis and Design.
                Proc. 1st International Conference on the Entity-Relationship
  publisher = {North-Holland},
  year      = {1979},
  isbn      = {0-444-85487-8},
  pages     = {295-310},
  ee        = {db/conf/er/ChanL79.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/er/79},
  bibsource = {DBLP,}


Logical data base design is a complex and labor intensive process. Appropriate design aids can help make the complexity more manageable and the process less laborious. In this paper we describe a graphics-based system that aids in the generation of Entity-Relationship Diagrams used in the logical design process. The system provides operations for creating and manipulating objects in the Entity-Relationship model in an easy-to-use environment.

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