17.10 - Dependency Theory Notation Used in This Document - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - Database Design

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
User Guide
Publication ID
B035-1094-171K
Language
English (United States)

The decomposition of relations during normalization relies on the notation of dependency theory.

Occasionally this uses the following dependency theory notation to explain concepts:

This symbol … Represents this phrase …
Functionally determines.
Does not functionally determine.
Multivalued determines.