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INEXP: Information Exchange Protocol for Interoperability

  • Hongzhi Wang
  • Jianzhong Li
  • Zhenying He
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2555)

Abstract

Interoperability is required in digital libraries to enable them to query a large number of distributed, heterogeneous and autonomous data sources. In this paper, INEXP, an information exchange protocol for mediator-based interoperability, is presented. INEXP provides for the communication between mediator and wrapper, including query to data and schema, control command and result delivery. The protocol is designed to make the communication effective, efficient and secure. Some implementation issues are considered.

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    Hongzhi Wang, Jianzhong Li, Zhenying He: INEXP: Information Exchange Protocol for Interoperability. Technical Report of Harbin Institute of Technology.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hongzhi Wang
    • 1
  • Jianzhong Li
    • 1
  • Zhenying He
    • 1
  1. 1.Harbin Institute of TechnologyDepartment of Computer Science and TechnologyHarbinChina

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