Supplemental readings
Topics Articles
Conceptual Design
  • Navathe, S.B., "Evolution of Data Modeling for Database", Communications of the ACM, vol.35, no. 9, September 1992, 112-123. 
  • Chen, P.P., "The Entity-Relationship Model - Towards a Unified View of Data", ACM Transactions on Database Systems, vol.1, no.1, March 1976, 9-36. 
  • Teorey, T.J., Yang, D., and Fry, J.P., "A Logical Design Methodology for Relational Databases Using the Extended Entity-Relationship Model", ACM Computing Survey, vol. 18, no. 2, June 1986, 197-222.
Logical Design
  • Codd, E.F., "A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks", Communications of the ACM, vol. 13, no. 6, June, 1970, 377-387. 
  • Kent, W., "A Simple Guide to Five Normal Forms in Relational Database Theory", Communications of the ACM, vol. 26, no. 2, February, 1983, 120-125. 
  • Bock, D.B., "Entity-Relationship Modeling and Normalization Errors", Journal of Database Management, vol. 8, no. 1, Winter, 1997, 4,12. 
  • Date, C.J., "Some Relational Myths Exploded", in Relational Database: Selected Writings, Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1986, 77-123.
  • Date, C.J., "Further Relational Myths", in Relational Database Writings: 1985-1989, Readings, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1990, 249-265.
  • Batra, D., Hoffer, J.A., and Bostrom, R.P., "Comparing Representations with Relational and EER Models", Communications of the ACM, vol. 33, no. 2, February, 1990, 126-139
Physical Design
  • Rodgers, U., "Denormalization: Why, What, and How", Database Programming and Design, vol. 2, no. 12, December, 1989, 46-53.