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An Extension of "Representative Instances and γ-Acyclic Relational Schemes"

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1 Author(s)
Jajodia, S. ; Computer Science and Systems Branch, Naval Research Laboratory

Let R be a γ-acyclic relational scheme, and let F be the set of functional dependencies (FD's) embodied in R. Given an existence constrained database r over R, it was shown in [1] that it is possible to connect tuples from different relations in r and construct a universal instance L, possibly containing null values δ, such that the total projection of L onto R yields exactly the set r. Moreover, conditions were given which guarantee that this L would satisfy the functional dependency with nulls (NFD) counterparts of FD's, in F. The purpose of this note is to generalize the latter result and show that under the same conditions, L actually satisfies NFD counterparts of FD's in the closure F+ of F.

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Software Engineering, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:SE-13 ,  Issue: 9 )

Date of Publication:

Sept. 1987

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