Re: Nested Sets vs. Nested Intervals

From: VC <>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 17:25:31 -0500
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<> wrote in message
> "Do you mean to say that the entity is presented as a graph whose nodes
> are values of some type and edges are directed paths with two paths (S
> and T) per each node?"
> No. A node is either a datum or a pivot. An edge is directed. S, T
> means the sources, targets of a node, if any. A node may have any
> number of M sources, any number N of targets, as long as M + N > 0.

So how would you represent , say, three entities like 'employee', 'department', 'company' ?

> For a connection from x to y we say x is a source of y, y is a target
> of x.
> S, T are also called A+, A- in the literature (A from "Adjacent").
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