The INFOMIX system for advanced integration of incomplete and inconsistent data

@inproceedings{Leone2005TheIS,
  title={The INFOMIX system for advanced integration of incomplete and inconsistent data},
  author={Nicola Leone and Gianluigi Greco and Giovambattista Ianni and Vincenzino Lio and Giorgio Terracina and Thomas Eiter and Wolfgang Faber and Michael Fink and Georg Gottlob and Riccardo Rosati and Domenico Lembo and Maurizio Lenzerini and Marco Ruzzi and Edyta Kalka and Bartosz Nowicki and Witold Staniszkis},
  booktitle={SIGMOD Conference},
  year={2005}
}
The task of an information integration system is to combine data residing at different sources, providing the user with a unified view of them, called global schema. Users formulate queries over the global schema, and the system suitably queries the sources, providing an answer to the user, who is not obliged to have any information about the sources. Recent developments in IT such as the expansion of the Internet and the World Wide Web, have made available to users a huge number of information… CONTINUE READING