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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127

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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

What is an entity in an entity-relationship model (E-R model)? How does it differ from the concept of “entity” used in creating data flow diagrams?

Summary Introduction

To explain: The entity in the entity-relationship model and its difference when compared with data-flow diagrams.

Database management systems (DBMS):

It is computer software for creating and managing databases. The DBMS provides a way for the users to create, update, retrieve and manage the data present in the database. It also supports the administration and use of the database on different platforms.

Explanation

An entity in an entity relationship diagram can be termed as the objects, places, events, concepts and the people present in the system. The entity-relationship model depicts the relationship between different entities present in the system...

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