Form transformer -a formalism for office form manipulation-

  • Hiroyuki Kitagawa
  • Tosiyasu L. Kunii
Part VII, Development Process And Tools
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 143)


The nested table data model (NTD) is proposed as a powerful office data modeling tool, and basic aspects of data handling in NTD are discussed. Nested tables are introduced as straightforward and uniform office data representation forms, and four form transformer operators are defined for manipulating nested tables. Then, reversibility and commutability of the form transformer operators are examined.


Office Data User View Data Base System Group Field Simple Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroyuki Kitagawa
    • 1
  • Tosiyasu L. Kunii
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information Sceince Faculty of ScienceThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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