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Handling Inconsistency for Multi-Source Integration

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Handling Inconsistency for Multi-Source Integration
The overwhelming amount of information sources now available through the internet has increased the need to combine or integrate the data retrieved from these sources in an intelligent and efficient manner. A desirable approach for information integration would be to have a single interface, like the SIMS information broker [1], which allows access to multiple information sources. An example application is to retrieve all the menus of restaurants from Joe's Favorite Restaurants site which have been rated highly by the Department of Health. This task, if performed manually, would require a significant amount of work for the user. An information broker, like SIMS, would allow access to multiple ion sources, abstracting away the need for the user to know the location or query access methods of any particular source. SIMS stores knowledge about the data contained in each of these sources, as well as the relationships between the sources in the form of a model, called a domain model. ...
Sheila Tejada, Craig A. Knoblock, Steven Minton
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Type Conference
Year 1998
Where AAAI
Authors Sheila Tejada, Craig A. Knoblock, Steven Minton
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