Conflictfreeness as a basis for schema integration

  title={Conflictfreeness as a basis for schema integration},
  author={Love Ekenberg and Paul Johannesson},
We present a formal framework for the combination of schemas. A main problem addressed is that of determining when two schemas can be meaningfully integrated. Another problem is how to merge two schemas into an integrated schema that has the same information capacity as the original ones, i.e., that the resulting schema can represent as much information as the original schemas. We show that both these problems can be solved by placing a restriction on the schemas to be integrated. The… CONTINUE READING
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