Discovering Conditional Matching Rules

  title={Discovering Conditional Matching Rules},
  author={Yihan Wang and Shaoxu Song and Lei Chen and Jeffrey Xu Yu and Hong Cheng},
Matching dependencies (MDs) have recently been proposed to make data dependencies tolerant to various information representations, and found useful in data quality applications such as record matching. Instead of the strict equality function used in traditional dependency syntax (e.g., functional dependencies), MDs specify constraints based on similarity and identification. However, in practice, MDs may still be too strict and applicable only in a subset of tuples in a relation. Thereby, we… CONTINUE READING


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