The Entity-Relationship Model

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Chapter 2

The Entity-Relationship Model

The E-R (entity-relationship) data model views the real world as a set of basic objects (entities) and relationships among these objects.

It is intended primarily for the DB design process by allowing the specification of an enterprise scheme. This represents the overall logical structure of the DB.

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