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An Evidential Approach to Integrating Semantically Heterogeneous Distributed Databases

Hong, Xin, McClean, Sally, Scotney, Bryan and Morrow, Philip (2006) An Evidential Approach to Integrating Semantically Heterogeneous Distributed Databases. In: Flexible and Efficient Information Handling. Springer, pp. 245-249. ISBN 978-3-540-35969-2 [Book section]

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URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11788911_22

DOI: doi:10.1007/11788911_22


We present an evidential scheme for integrating semantically heterogeneous aggregates, stored as summary tables, of distributed databases. The ontology of discourse at which to carry out the integration of aggregates is the common ontology derived from local ontologies in the form of classification schemes. The distributed aggregation combination operator DAggCom is developed to combine aggregates from local databases and requires minimal communication with local data sources.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Information Engineering
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Information and Communication Engineering
ID Code:13577
Deposited By: Professor Philip Morrow
Deposited On:04 May 2010 09:03
Last Modified:15 Jun 2011 10:08

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