Entity Modelling

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ER Meta Models

Meta mathematics is the mathematics of mathematics and so by analogy meta modelling is the modelling of modelling - an ER meta model is an ER model that describes ER models. A simplified meta model is shown in figure 8.

Figure 8
An ER model showing the three principle components of ER modelling.