Data Modeling Theory and Practice

Data Modeling Theory and Practice, by Graeme Simsion

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Includes a detailed review of the extensive literature on data modeling and logical database design, referencing nearly 500 publications, with a strong focus on their relevance to practice.  Incorporates the largest-ever study of data modeling practitioners, involving over 450 participants in interviews, surveys and data modeling tasks.  The results challenge many longstanding held assumptions about data modeling and will be of interest to academics and practitioners alike. Read more…


Graeme Simsion is a former DBA, data modeller and consultancy manager who in the last seven years has made a career change to screenwriter and best-selling novelist. He is the author of Data Modeling Essentials (now in its 3rd edition) and Data Modeling Theory and Practice and conducted the largest published study of data modeling practice for his PhD, completed in 2007. His first novel, The Rosie Project, has sold approximately 2 million copies worldwide.

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