This appendix describes the notation conventions used in this book.
Throughout this manual, two conventions are used to describe the SQL syntax and code:
The values for n and m are integers in all cases
Symbols from the predicate calculus, set theory, and dependency theory are also used occasionally to describe logical operations. See “Predicate Calculus and Set Theory Notation Used in This Manual” on page 829 and “Dependency Theory Notation Used in This Manual” on page 830.