Normalization vs Canonicalization - What's the difference?

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In context|computing|lang=en terms the difference between normalization and canonicalization

is that normalization is (computing) in relational database design, a process that breaks down data into record groups for efficient processing, by eliminating redundancy while canonicalization is (computing) standardization, normalization.

As nouns the difference between normalization and canonicalization

is that normalization is any process that makes something more normal or regular, which typically means conforming to some regularity or rule, or returning from some state of abnormality while canonicalization is (computing) standardization, normalization.

normalization

English

Alternative forms

* normalisation UK

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any process that makes something more normal or regular, which typically means conforming to some regularity or rule, or returning from some state of abnormality.
  • standardization, act of imposing standards or norms or rules or regulations.
  • (computing) In relational database design, a process that breaks down data into record groups for efficient processing, by eliminating redundancy.
  • (diplomacy) Process of establishing normal diplomatic relations between two countries
  • (economics) globalization, the process of making a worldwide normal and dominant model of production and consumption
  • (operations)} Making a normalized production.
  • (politics) Sharing or enforcement of standard policies
  • (sociology) A process whereby artificial and unwanted norms of behaviour and models of behaviour are made to seem natural and wanted, through propaganda, influence, imitation and conformity.
  • (statistics) The process of removing statistical error in repeated measured data.
  • See also

    * (databases) first normal form * (databases) second normal form * (databases) third normal form * (databases) fourth normal form * (databases) fifth normal form * (databases) Boyce-Codd normal form

    canonicalization

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia canonicalization) (en noun)
  • (computing) standardization, normalization