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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a) at the first step, each conceptual schema of relational database must be mapped into ontology.
The fact that the user is using only global conceptual schema through views defined in external schema, assures that the user can manipulate the data regardless of its position in the distributed database system.
The second possible inconsistency is the instance level inconsistency, which means representing the same information according to the same conceptual schema, but using different attribute values.
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.
The Strawsonian ontology of bodies and persons is morally neutral and true to the principle of a descriptive metaphysics that has no desire to transcend the ontological presuppositions, nor the simple search for the conditions of possibility of the conceptual schema with which we operate.
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.
The main deliverable of this phase is the Conceptual Schema.
point out that "a stronger influence of the final user on design decisions has many positive consequences: the quality of the conceptual schema improves, the project most likely converges toward an expected result, and development costs decrease.
While occasionally this leads to some confusion, such as when the same book (Asch's Meri) is discussed twice in two different chapters under two different conceptual schema, in general it provides a more nuanced approach to what could have been an overly categorical work.

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