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From Personal Desktops to Personal Dataspaces: A Report on Building the iMeMex Personal Dataspace Management System

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From Personal Desktops to Personal Dataspaces: A Report on Building the iMeMex Personal Dataspace Management System
Abstract: We propose a new system that is able to handle the entire Personal Dataspace of a user. A Personal Dataspace includes all data pertaining to a user on all his disks and on remote servers such as network drives, email and web servers. This data is represented by a heterogeneous mix of files, emails, bookmarks, music, pictures, calendar data, personal information streams and so on. State-of-the-art tools such as desktop search engines and desktop operating systems (including the upcoming Vista) are not enough as they neither solve the problem of physical personal information independence (where is my data) nor format and data model independence (how is it stored and which application do I have to use in order to access that data). Our work builds on the visions presented in [DSKB05], which calls for a single system to manage the personal information jungle, and [FHM05], which advocates dataspaces as a new abstraction for information management. In contrast to [FHM05] this pape...
Jens-Peter Dittrich, Lukas Blunschi, Markus Fä
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Type Conference
Year 2007
Where BTW
Authors Jens-Peter Dittrich, Lukas Blunschi, Markus Färber, Olivier René Girard, Shant Kirakos Karakashian, Marcos Antonio Vaz Salles
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