Configuring Intelligent Mediators Using Ontologies

  • Gennaro Bruno
  • Christine Collet
  • Genoveva Vargas-Solar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4254)


This paper presents a new intelligent mediators configuration approach which exploits high expressive description logics to represent metadata, and reasoning tasks in order to build more flexible mediation systems. A user specifies a needs expression in terms of (i) an interesting view over a given application domain, (ii) sources preferences and (iii) architectural requirements. A well-adapted mediator, is automatically configured according to these needs through a reasoning-based configuration process. A configured mediator can therefore be adapted in order to build knowledge-based mediation systems with an arbitrary architecture.


Query Processing Description Logic Domain Ontology Reasoning Task Source Preference 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gennaro Bruno
    • 1
  • Christine Collet
    • 1
  • Genoveva Vargas-Solar
    • 1
  1. 1.LSR-IMAG LaboratorySt. Martin d’HèresFrance

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