Controlling Property Growth in Product Classification Schemes: A Data Management Approach

@inproceedings{Leukel2006ControllingPG,
  title={Controlling Property Growth in Product Classification Schemes: A Data Management Approach},
  author={J{\"o}rg Leukel},
  booktitle={ICEIS},
  year={2006}
}
Product classification schemes aim at semantic interoperability in B2B e-commerce by providing consensual definitions of product categories and recommending properties for describing product instances. Considerable industry work has been carried out on enhancing the size and thus coverage of these schemes. Horizontal classification schemes, however, often consist of more than 10,000 classes, several thousand properties, and an even greater number of class-property relations. The problem is that… CONTINUE READING