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A File System Based on Concept Analysis

  • Sébastien Ferré
  • Olivier Ridoux
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1861)

Abstract

We present the design of a file system whose organization is based on Concept Analysis “à la Wille-Ganter”. The aim is to combine querying and navigation facilities in one formalism. The file system is supposed to offer a standard interface but the interpretation of common notions like directories is new. The contents of a file system is interpreted as a Formal Context, directories as Formal Concepts, and the sub-directory relation as Formal Concepts inclusion. We present an organization that allows for an efficient implementation of such a Conceptual File System.

Keywords

File System Concept Analysis Concept Lattice Elementary Operation Formal Context 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sébastien Ferré
    • 1
  • Olivier Ridoux
    • 1
  1. 1.IRISACampus Universitaire de BeaulieuRennes cedex

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