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Ontology-assisted data transformation and integration

Poulovassilis, Alexandra and Zamboulis, Lucas and Wang, J. (2008) Ontology-assisted data transformation and integration. In: 4th International VLDB Workshop on Ontology-based Techniques for DataBases in Information Systems and Knowledge Systems, August 24-30, 2008, Auckland, New Zealand. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Schema-based data transformation and integration (DTI) has been an active research area for some time, while more recent advances in ontologies have led to significant research in ontology-based DTI. These two approaches present some overlaps and some differences, and in this paper we investigate possible synergies between them. In particular, we show how ontologies can enhance schema-based DTI approaches by providing richer semantics for schema constructs. We also illustrate one way in which schema-based DTI approaches can be used together with ontology-based approaches in a heterogeneous data integration setting.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems
Depositing User: Administrator
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2010 12:54
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:17
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/1220

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