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Towards Building Knowledge Centres on the World Wide Web

  • Zsolt T. Kardkovács
  • Gábor M. Surányi
  • Sándor Gajdos
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3261)

Abstract

The amount of structured information published on the World Wide Web is huge and steadily increases. The demand for uniform management of these heterogeneous and autonomous sources is also increasing. In this paper we present a method which is capable of virtually integrating data sources with logical rules into a catalogue and more importantly, discovering similar entities across the information sources. We prove that the technique is algorithmically decidable. The resulting system is primarily suitable for applications which require an integrated view of all the distributed database components for querying only, such as web shops.

Keywords

World Wide Description Logic Knowledge Centre Logical Rule Predicate Symbol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zsolt T. Kardkovács
    • 1
  • Gábor M. Surányi
    • 2
  • Sándor Gajdos
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Telecommunications and Media Informatics, Database Education LaboratoryBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Database Systems Research GroupFZI Research Center for Information TechnologiesKarlsruheGermany
  3. 3.Hewlett-Packard HungaryBudapestHungary

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