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A Semantic Approach to XML-based Data Integration

  • Patricia RodrÌguez-Gianolli
  • John Mylopoulos
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2224)

Abstract

The paper describes a prototype tool, named DIXSE, which supports the integration of XML Document Type Definitions (DTDs) into a common conceptual schema. The mapping from each individual DTD into the common schema is used to automatically generate wrappers for XML documents, which conform to a given DTD. These wrappers are used to populate the common conceptual schema thereby achieving data integration for XML documents.

Keywords

Data Integration Conceptual Schema Semantic Approach Entity Class Document Type Definition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patricia RodrÌguez-Gianolli
    • 1
  • John Mylopoulos
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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