data modeling

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data modeling

1. The analysis of data, e.g., to make a practical impact on health care practices or business operations.
2. A language for describing the structure and processing of a database.
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The ideas and research embodied in the patent arose from work within the Royal Dutch / Shell Group of Companies (Shell) into generic data modelling techniques and into the requirements for data warehousing and the provision of management information systems to assist in managing the performance of a diverse range of business and geographical units in a coherent fashion.