Accession Number:

ADA162117

Title:

Evaluation of a Data Dictionary during Application Program Design Based Upon the FOCUS DBMS (Data Base Management System).

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

124.0

Abstract:

This thesis considers the design and uses of a data dictionary within the FOCUS DBMS package. The thesis details the background and design considerations of an application program for the Director of Admissions at the Naval Postgraduate School. The program will aid in the assignment of an Academic Profile Code for newly commissioned Naval Officers. A data dictionary is designed and implemented, and its use during application program development is discussed. Features from commercial DBMSs, fourth generation languages, and data dictionaries are compared and their impact on information systems considered. Keywords Ratings Personnel selection. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE