i\(^*\) and Enterprise Hierarchies

  • Novarun DebEmail author
  • Nabendu Chaki
Part of the Services and Business Process Reengineering book series (SBPR)


Distributed ontology integration deals with formal machinery that helps in establishing relations between concepts that belong to entirely different ontologies. Extensive use of multiple ontologies within the same enterprise often leads to inconsistencies, redundancies and anomalies. Thus, it becomes extremely important to accommodate these ontologies within the existing hierarchy. Defining correlations between model concepts belonging to different ontologies become mandatory for enabling such ontology integrations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Environmental Science, Informatics and StatisticsCa’ Foscari UniversityVeniceItaly
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia

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