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UML and Data Modeling: A Reconciliation by David Hay

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Thus, George Gobel may go down in history as having been in a relationship (of type “membership”), with The Screen Actors Guild, “Effective” June 18, 1952, “Until” February 24, 1991.

Party Identifiers and Names

Back in Figure 5-2, Party is shown with the attribute Global Party Identifier, marked with <<ID>> to show that it is a component of the unique identifier for the entity class. This symbol is an extension to UML to show that each instance of an entity class is uniquely identified—at least in part—by the annotated attribute. In this case, it shows that each instance of Party has a unique value for Global Party Identifier. It is also only a dream today. Many are working on schemes for eliminating duplicate records and neatly being able to ...

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