An information-theoretic approach to normal forms for relational and XML data
Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, pp. 246-283, 2005.
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Normalization as a way of producing good relational database designs is a well-understood topic. However, the same problem of distinguishing well-designed databases from poorly designed ones arises in other data models, in particular, XML. While, in the relational world, the criteria for being well designed are usually very intuitive and ...More