Generic Model Management: A Database Infrastructure for Schema Manipulation

  • Philip A. Bernstein
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2172)


This paper summarizes the model management approach to generic schema management. The goal is to raise the level of abstraction of data manipulation for programmers of design tools and other model-driven applications. We explain the main concepts of model management, report on some recent progress on model matching algorithms, and sketch a category-theoretic approach to a formal semantics for model management.


Formal Semantic Integrity Constraint Metadata Management Cooperative Information System Model Management Operation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip A. Bernstein
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  1. 1.Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft WayRedmondUSA

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