Chapter

Ontology Matching

pp 121-148

Global Matching Methods

  • Jérôme EuzenatAffiliated withINRIA and LIG
  • , Pavel ShvaikoAffiliated withInformatica Trentina SpA, while at Department of Engineering and Computer Science (DISI), University of Trento, while at Web of Data, Bruno Kessler Foundation - IRST

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Abstract

The basic similarities presented in Chap. 5 can be considered local because, in order to assess the similarity or dissimilarity between two entities, they only consider their proper characteristics (name, internal structure and extension). We consider here global methods, which consider the characteristics holding between the various entities in order to compare them.