Ontology Based Integration of Web Databases by Utilizing Web Interfaces

  • Jeong-Oog Lee
  • Myeong-Cheol Ko
  • Hyun-Kyu Kang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3397)


The amount of information which we can get from web environments, especially in the web databases, has rapidly grown. And, many questions often can be answered using integrated information than using single web database. Therefore the need for integrating web databases became increasingly. In order to make multiple web databases to interoperate effectively, the integrated system must know where to find the relevant information which is concerned with a user’s query on the web databases and which entities in the searched web databases meet the semantics in the user’s query. To solve these problems, this paper presents an approach which provides ontology based integration method for multiple web databases. The proposed approach uses the web interfaces through which generally a user can acquire desired information in the web databases.


Query Processing Recall Rate Query Expansion Precision Rate Original Query 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeong-Oog Lee
    • 1
  • Myeong-Cheol Ko
    • 1
  • Hyun-Kyu Kang
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceKonkuk UniversityChungcheongbuk-doKorea

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