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2007
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Schema Exchange: A Template-Based Approach to Data and Metadata Translation
In this paper we study the problem of schema exchange, a natural extension of the data exchange problem to an intensional level. To this end, we first introduce the notion of sche...
Paolo Papotti, Riccardo Torlone
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2007
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Teaching a Schema Translator to Produce O/R Views
This paper describes a rule-based algorithm to derive a relational schema from an extended entity-relationship model. Our work is based on an approach by Atzeni and Torlone in whic...
Peter Mork, Philip A. Bernstein, Sergey Melnik
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2007
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Multidimensional Data Modeling for Business Process Analysis
The emerging area of business process intelligence attempts to enhance the analytical capabilities of business process management systems by employing data warehousing and mining t...
Svetlana Mansmann, Thomas Neumuth, Marc H. Scholl
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Generic Schema Mappings
Schema mappings come in different flavors: simple correspondences are produced by schema matchers, intensional mappings are used for schema integration. However, the execution of ...
David Kensche, Christoph Quix, Yong Li, Matthias J...
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2007
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Tracing the Rationale Behind UML Model Change Through Argumentation
Abstract. Neglecting traceability—i.e., the ability to describe and follow the life of a requirement—is known to entail misunderstanding and miscommunication, leading to the en...
Ivan Jureta, Stéphane Faulkner
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2007
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Towards Automated Reasoning on ORM Schemes
The goal of this article is to formalize Object Role Modeling (ORM) using the DLR description logic. This would enable automated reasoning on the formal properties of ORM diagrams,...
Mustafa Jarrar
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2007
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Collection Type Constructors in Entity-Relationship Modeling
Abstract. Collections play an important part in everyday life. Therefore, conceptual data models should support collection types to make data modeling as natural as possible for it...
Sven Hartmann, Sebastian Link
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2007
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Ontology-Driven Business Modelling: Improving the Conceptual Representation of the REA Ontology
Business modelling research is increasingly interested in exploring how domain ontologies can be used as reference models for business models. The Resource Event Agent (REA) ontolo...
Frederik Gailly, Geert Poels
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