conceptual schema


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conceptual schema

[kən′sep·chə·wəl ′skē·mə]
(computer science)
The logical structure of an entire data base.
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As declared by [6] the data-driven approach yields a conceptual schema through a re-engineering process of the data sources by ignoring the end users and stakeholders' contribution, whilst the requirements-driven approach aims at generating the conceptual schema by only considering the needs expressed by end users and stakeholders.
Relying upon the philosophical insights of Lucretius, Karl Marx, Henri Bergson, Gilles Deleuze, and Bauman, as well as the corroboration of historical records Nail sufficiently equips his conceptual schema with a thoroughly researched and consistent foundation.
Fifth, part of Cohen's approach involves bracketing off "subjective motivation" (13), which he claims does not fit well in his conceptual schema. By bracketing out subjective motivation and other aspects of the self, Cohen's conceptual schema assumes a universal subject.
LCS (Local Conceptual Schema) describes logical organization of data at one node.
The enigma of perception is the puzzle of how to understand the replacement of tabula rasa with a purposively grounded conceptual schema of reality-not-yet-sensed, referred to as a "scenario." According to Maclachlan, in order for him to solve the enigma it was necessary "to invent a cognition of reality below the level of sensory consciousness."
Strawson focuses on the conditions of possibility of our conceptual schema, asking how the possible experience has to be so that the given can function.
The authors use contributions from leading experts in IS engineering to compare diagrammatical models for conceptual data and information, enriched conceptualization of subtyping, the enterprise approach, integrated requirement solutions and ORM conceptual schema languages.
The basic theme of the majority of the book is that the religious and political transformations in Europe and United States designed a new conceptual schema of understanding accompanying the image deficit of the central institutions which therefore become the central element of the analysis of governmental stability.
The work's libretto (sung by artist Simon Leung) uses only five notes, following from Taylor's humorous and perverse conceptual schema in which syllables are broken down into building blocks based on the dominant vowels before being assembled into unlikely musical (or sculptural) configurations.

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