Conceptual Modeling of Information Systems

Conceptual Modeling of Information Systems

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This brilliant textbook explains in detail the principles of conceptual modeling independently from particular methods and languages and shows how to apply them in real-world projects. The author covers all aspects of the engineering process from structural modeling over behavioral modeling to meta-modeling, and completes the presentation with an extensive case study based on the osCommerce system. Written for computer science students in classes on information systems modeling as well as for professionals feeling the need to formalize their experiences or to update their knowledge, OlivAc delivers here a comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the modeling process. His book is complemented by lots of exercises and additional online teaching material.Another transition diagram of Car An entity may have several state machines, each one described by a different transition diagram. An entity is at any time in one (and only one) state in each machine. This means that an entity type may haveanbsp;...

Title:Conceptual Modeling of Information Systems
Author:Antoni Olivé
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-08-15


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