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An intelligent tool to support requirements analysis and conceptual design of database design

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Abstract

As an application of artificial intelligence and expert system technology to database design, this paper presents an intelligent design tool NITDT, which comprises a requirements specification language NITSL, a knowledge representation language NITKL, and an inference engine with uncertainty reasoning capability. NITDT now covers the requirements analysis and conceptual design of database design. However, it is possible to be integrated with another database design tool, NITDBA, developed also at NIT to become an integrated design tool supporting the whole process of database design.

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Correspondence to Nengbin Wang.

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Wang, N., Liu, H. An intelligent tool to support requirements analysis and conceptual design of database design. J. of Comput. Sci. & Technol. 6, 153–160 (1991). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02945366

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Keywords

  • Rule Base
  • Object Class
  • Semantic Network
  • Inference Engine
  • Database Design