A Rule-Oriented Architecture to Incorporate Dissemination-Based Information Delivery into Information Integration Environments
Integration of heterogeneous information sources has been one of important research issues in recent advanced application environments. Today, various types of information sources are available. Dissemination-based information delivery services that autonomously deliver information from the server sites to users are among the useful and promising information sources. In this paper, we present incorporation of dissemination-based information delivery into information integration environments. The integration here has two goals: (1) Users can utilize dissemination-based information services as other information sources such as databases and the Web. Namely, they can be sources of information inte gration. (2) Users can obtain integrated information through dissemination-based delivery. We explain this requirement can be met by a combination of an information integration engine and event-driven rule processing scheme. We also explain prototype system development.
KeywordsInformation Source Information Integration Information Delivery Common Data Model Primitive Event
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