Schema conflict: Functional schema and configurational schema

Shingo Imai*

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In this paper, I discuss the cases of schema conflicts in the process of combination of primitive schemas. I claim that a functional schema overcomes a configurational schema in a case of the conflict of the two schemas. I also show that a more abstract functional schema wins over a less abstract or more concrete schema when two functional schemas conflict with each other.

Original languageEnglish
JournalCEUR Workshop Proceedings
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes
Event2017 Joint Ontology Workshops Episode 3: The Tyrolean Autumn of Ontology, JOWO 2017 - Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Duration: 2017 Sept 212017 Sept 23


  • Configurational schema
  • Functional schema
  • Image schema
  • Preposition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)


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