The Breakthrough of Database Design Normalization Theory
This paper discusses four-atomization theories to database design, which are property atomization, Entity atomization, the primary key atomization, Relationship atomization, and explains why these theories are great development of normalization theory to database design.
Helen Zhang, Gang Shen and David Jin
H. Y. Xiao et al., "The Breakthrough of Database Design Normalization Theory", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 204-210, pp. 1615-1618, 2011