The Datum Universe can be seen as an abstraction of the relational table and the entity attribute value or RDF models as shown in the following illustration. However, it is best viewed as a graph of datums.
Hard coded concepts: Table, Column, and Field (the value in a given row and column).
The unit is a row which is a list of fields.
Advantages: Provide natural visualization of large sets of similar data.
Entity Attribute Value Model
Hard coded concepts: Entity, Attribute, and Value.
The unit is a triple.
Datum Universe Representation
Hard coded concepts:Value and Class
The unit is a pair.
A quick tutorial to the Datumtron API. Providing code to query a converted MS-Northwind database and showing a datamining example.
A brief introduction to the Datum Universe Model which is the theory behind the Datumtron API.