Information Integration: Challenges and Approaches

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Information Integration: Challenges and Approaches
The problem of information integration is discussed in the context of answering a query over the web. Querying the web requires that information from different web and other sources be intelligently combined to generate all or top-k answers. A number if issues from query specification to extraction and integration of partial results to ranking of results needs to be addressed for this to happen seamlessly. 1 Audience Practitioners and professionals, requiring up-to-date information on latest trends, in newer forms of accessing information on the Web (in addition to search and meta search) will benefit from this tutorial. The presenter has been working, for a while, on information integration, query-by-keywords, and ranking results in the context of Web queries. Although internet search itself has been around for a while and is used by general populace as well as by technical users, querying the Web is still in its infancy and is limited to specific domains and applications (e.g., airl...
Sharma Chakravarthy
Added 09 Nov 2010
Updated 09 Nov 2010
Type Conference
Year 2009
Authors Sharma Chakravarthy
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