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    Mapping between data sources on the web

    Fletcher, George H.L. and Wyss, C.M. (2005) Mapping between data sources on the web. In: UNSPECIFIED (ed.) International Workshop on Challenges in Web Information Retrieval and Integration: WIRI 2005. IEEE Computer Society, pp. 173-178. ISBN 0769524141.

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    Abstract

    The data mapping problem is to discover effective mappings between structured representations of data. These mappings are the basic ‘glue’ for facilitating large-scale ad-hoc information sharing between autonomous peers in a dynamic environment. Automating their discovery is one of the fundamental unsolved challenges for information integration and sharing on the Web. We outline a general approach to automating the discovery of mappings between relational data sources which leverages new perspectives on the data mapping problem and report on a prototype implementation. Our approach utilizes heuristic search within a space delineated by basic relational transformation operators. A further novelty of our approach is that these operators include data to metadata transformations (and vice versa), allowing a generalization of previous solutions such as token-based schema matching.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2021 08:26
    Last Modified: 30 Mar 2021 08:26
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/43734

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