DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A SCALABLE FUZZY CASE-BASED MATCHING ENGINE

RAMI HANSENNE, JONAS VAN POUCKE, VEERLE VAN DER SLUYS, BARTEL VAN DE WALLE

Abstract

We discuss the design and the implementation of a flexible and scalable fuzzy case-based matching engine. The engine’s flexible design is illustrated for two of its core components: the internal representation of cases by means of a variety of crisp and fuzzy data types, and the fuzzy operations to execute the ensuing case matching process. We investigate the scalability of the matching engine by a series of benchmark tests of increasing complexity, and find that the matching engine can manage an increasingly heavy load. This indicates that the engine can be used for demanding matching processes. We conclude by pointing at several applications in experimental electronic markets for which the matching engine currently is being put to use, and indicate avenues for future research.

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HANSENNE R., VAN POUCKE J., VAN DER SLUYS V. and VAN DE WALLE B. (2004). DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A SCALABLE FUZZY CASE-BASED MATCHING ENGINE . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 375-382. DOI: 10.5220/0002645903750382


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@conference{iceis04,
author={RAMI HANSENNE and JONAS VAN POUCKE and VEERLE VAN DER SLUYS and BARTEL VAN DE WALLE},
title={DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A SCALABLE FUZZY CASE-BASED MATCHING ENGINE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={375-382},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002645903750382},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A SCALABLE FUZZY CASE-BASED MATCHING ENGINE
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - HANSENNE R.
AU - VAN POUCKE J.
AU - VAN DER SLUYS V.
AU - VAN DE WALLE B.
PY - 2004
SP - 375
EP - 382
DO - 10.5220/0002645903750382