Encyclopedia of Database Systems

2018 Edition
| Editors: Ling Liu, M. Tamer Özsu

Semantic Matching

  • Fausto Giunchiglia
  • Pavel Shvaiko
  • Mikalai Yatskevich
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8265-9_1044

Definition

Semantic matching: given two graph representations of ontologies G1 and G2, compute N1 × N2 mapping elementsIDi , j, n1i, n2j, R′〉, with \( n1_i\in \mathrm{G}1,\ i = 1,\ldots,\mathrm{N}1,\ n2_j \in \mathrm{G}2,\ j = 1,\ldots,\mathrm{N}2 \)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fausto Giunchiglia
    • 1
  • Pavel Shvaiko
    • 1
  • Mikalai Yatskevich
    • 1
  1. 1.University of TrentoTrentoItaly

Section editors and affiliations

  • Avigdor Gal
    • 1
  1. 1.Fac. of IE & Mgmt.Technion--Israel Inst. of TechnologyHaifaIsrael