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A conceptual graphs approach to conceptual schema integration

  • Peter Creasy
  • Gerard Ellis
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 699)

Abstract

The design of complex information systems usually involves the production of a number of separate conceptual design modules. These are subsequently integrated to form a global information schema. The integration of these modules is a well-known problem area in database systems design. With the likely availability of “off-the-shelf” modules in future this has become a crucial problem to solve. This paper presents an approach to the solution of this problem using conceptual graphs.

Keywords

conceptual schema schema integration schema reuse database management systems IRDS generalisation analogy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Creasy
    • 1
  • Gerard Ellis
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Centre for Information Technology, Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of QueenslandAustralia

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