The Meta-Morphing Model Used in TARGIT BI Suite

  • Morten Middelfart
  • Torben Bach Pedersen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6999)


This paper presents the meta-morphing model and its practical application in an industry strength business intelligence solution. The meta-morphing model adds associations between measures and dimensions to a traditional multi-dimensional cube model, and thus facilitates a process where users are able to ask questions to a business intelligence (BI) system without the constraints of a traditional system. In addition, the model will learn the user’s presentation preferences and thereby reduce the number of interactions needed to present the answer. The nature of meta-morphing means that users can ask questions that are incomplete and thereby experience the system as a more intuitive platform than state-of-art.


Data Warehouse Business Intelligence United States Patent Cube Model European Regional Development Fund 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Morten Middelfart
    • 1
  • Torben Bach Pedersen
    • 2
  1. 1.TARGIT A/SDenmark
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceAalborg UniversityDenmark

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