©Silberschatz, Korth and Sudarshan6.3Database System Concepts -5
Edition, Oct 5, 2006
can be modeled as:
a collection of entities,
relationship among entities.
is an object that exists and is distinguishable from otherobjects.
Example: specific person, company, event, plant
Example: people have
is a set of entities of the same type that share the sameproperties.
Example: set of all persons, companies, trees, holidays