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A Solution to the FUNCTIONAL Dependency Preserving Problem in Boyce/Codd Normal Form Decomposition

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035872D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

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Clayton, NH Sun, K [+details]


This article describes a solution to eliminate the Functional Dependency Preserving problem from the Boyce/Codd Decomposition algorithm. A proof is also provided to show that this solution will also keep the properties provided by the Boyce/Codd Normal Form.