Term: association Class:  
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Created 19 September 2013
Last modified 19 September 2013
Contributed by Stephen Richard


Definition: A concept that defines what a thing has to do with one or more other things. An association has no independent existence [Angus and Dziulka, 1998]. Associations corresponds to logical predicates [Halpin, 1995].

Angus, Chris, and Dziulka, Peter, 1998, EPISTLE Framework V2.0, Issue 1.22, Peter Dziulka, editor, Keyworth Institute, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9JT.
Halpin, T.A., 1995, Conceptual Schema and Relational Database Design, Second Edition: Prentice Hall Australia, 547 pages.
Submitted 14 April 2016
by Stephen