Normalization Of Relational Database Management System

Question

Consider the relation R, which has attributes that hold schedules of courses and sections at a university;

R = {CourseNo, SecNo, OfferingDept, CreditHours, CourseLevel, InstructorSSN, Semester, Year, Days_Hours, RoomNo, NoOfStudents}.

Suppose that the following functional dependencies FDs hold on R:

{CourseNo} → {OfferingDept, CreditHours, CourseLevel}

{CourseNo, SecNo, Semester, Year} → {Days_Hours, RoomNo, NoOfStudents, InstructorSSN}

{RoomNo, Days_Hours, Semester, Year} → {InstructorSSN, CourseNo, SecNo}

Try to determine which sets of attributes form keys of R. How would you normalize this relation?
 

Summary

The question belongs to Computer Science and it is about writing a query for database normalization. The relation between courses, sections and university have to be given in the normalization query.

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