Integrating Information under Lattice Structure

  • V. Phan-Luong
  • T. TPham
  • R. Jeansoulin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2871)

Abstract

Different observations on a domain framework can result in different information sources, which can be complementary or in conflict with each other. In this paper, we propose a framework to deal with this problem, assuming the information space has a lattice structure. When inconsistencies exist in information sources, our approach can allow consensus solutions for integration. Our approach can apply for integrating geographic information, in particular, the spatio-thematic information.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Phan-Luong
    • 1
  • T. TPham
    • 2
  • R. Jeansoulin
    • 2
  1. 1.L.I.F., Laboratoire d’Informatique Fondamentale de Marseille 
  2. 2.L.S.I.S., Laboratoire des Sciences de l’Information et des SystemesC.M.I. de l’Universite deProvenceCedex 13France

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