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The TSIMMIS Project: Integration of Heterogeneous Information Sources

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The TSIMMIS Project: Integration of Heterogeneous Information Sources
The goal of the Tsimmis Project is to develop tools that facilitate the rapid integration of heterogeneous information sources that may include both structured and unstructured data. This paper gives an overview of the project, describing components that extract properties from unstructured objects, that translate information into a common object model, that combine information from several sources, that allow browsing of information, and that manage constraints across heterogeneous sites. Tsimmis is a joint project between Stanford and the IBM Almaden Research Center. 1 Overview A common problem facing many organizations today is that of multiple, disparate information sources and repositories, including databases, object stores, knowledge bases, le systems, digital libraries, information retrieval systems, and electronic mail systems. Decision makers often need information from multiple sources, but are unable to get and fuse the required information in a timely fashion due to the d...
Sudarshan S. Chawathe, Hector Garcia-Molina, Joach
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Type Conference
Year 1994
Where IPSJ
Authors Sudarshan S. Chawathe, Hector Garcia-Molina, Joachim Hammer, Kelly Ireland, Yannis Papakonstantinou, Jeffrey D. Ullman, Jennifer Widom
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