A Logic Programming E-Learning Tool for Teaching Database Electronic Conference Proceedings Dependency Theory

Paul Douglas
University of Westminster, London, UK

Steve Barker
King’s College, London, UK

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Ingår i: Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Teaching Logic Programming: TeachLP 2004

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 12:6, s. 71-80

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Publicerad: 2004-10-04


ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


In this paper; we describe an “intelligent” tool for helping to teach the principles of database design. The software that we present uses PROLOG to implement a teaching tool with which students can explore the concepts of dependency theory; and the normalization process. Students are able to construct their own learning environment and can develop their understanding of the material at a pace that is controlled by the individual student.


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