Fact Oriented Modeling with FCO-IM

This book discusses the basics of the FCO-IM modeling process and illustrates the transformation of such information models to other techniques: not only to relational models, but also to Entity-Relationship diagrams, UML Class diagrams, Dimensional models, Data Vaults, etc. Full details of these transformations go beyond the scope of this book, which mainly intends to be an introductory book to advocate the advantages of FOM modeling techniques and for learning the FCO-IM modeling procedure.

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Fully Communication Oriented Information Modeling

This book (250 pages) presents and explains the Fully Communication Oriented Information Modeling method completely.
It not only discusses the structure of FCO-IM information models, but also gives a detailed working procedure to draw up models.
Topics include subtyping, generalization, recursive identification structures and generating optimal normal form database schemas.
The book is used as a textbook in higher education as well.

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