Re: The "standard" way to get to 3NF
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 19:43:05 GMT
> Date in his *Intro* textbook also demonstrates finding minimal cover
> using Armstrong's axioms (versus the algorithm), correct?
I'm not sure what you mean by "versus the algorithm", or do you mean "for the algorithm"? He does indeed use the the concept of minimal cover and calls it an irreducible cover, and uses it to present the algorithm for getting to 3NF in one step.
- Jan Hidders