16.10 - Dependency Theory Notation Used in This Manual - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Design

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
16.10
Release Date
June 2017
Content Type
User Guide
Publication ID
B035-1094-161K
Language
English (United States)

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

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

This symbol … Represents this phrase …
Functionally determines.


Does not functionally determine.
Multivalued determines.