Author

Allison Hahn

Publication Date

1-1-1985

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Davis, Kathi

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

Department of Computer Science

Abstract

For my Capstone, I assisted Computer Science Instructor Kathi Davis with her implementation of an expert system to translate a conventional file system into a commercial database system. The main purpose of her expert system is to give users of conventional file systems a tool to use in the conversion to commercial database systems; an easy tool that will make the process less painful than it is today. The conventional file system is first translated into a conceptual Entity-Relationship model and this conceptual model is then translated into a commercial database system. The Entity-Relationship conceptual model assists the user in understanding what currently exists within his environment and helps in forming a new conceptual model of the desired database environment.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

4 pages, 14 unnumbered pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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