Infomaster: An Information Integration System

  title={Infomaster: An Information Integration System},
  author={Michael R. Genesereth and Arthur M. Keller and Oliver M. Duschka},
  booktitle={SIGMOD Conference},
Infomaster is an information integration system that provides integrated access to multiple distributed heterogeneous information sources on the Internet, thus giving the illusion of a centralized, homogeneous information system. We say that Infomaster creates a virtual data warehouse. The core of Infomaster is a facilitator that dynamically determines an efficient way to answer the user's query using as few sources as necessary and harmonizes the heterogeneities among these sources. Infomaster… CONTINUE READING
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