CONCEPTUAL MODELS FOR METADATA INTEGRATION AND ARCHITECTURE EVOLUTION

Christian Lettner, Christian Hawel, Bernhard Freudenthaler, Ewald Draxler

Abstract

Typical organizations operate several systems to perform their business tasks. To support the decision making process, the data processed by these systems must be integrated into a global, consolidated view. As each system supports a different business process and therefore operates in a different context, the data stored in these systems can have slightly different semantics. This semantic gap is one of the main reasons that data integration is a difficult task. The same challenges also apply to technical and business metadata. To resolve this semantic gap, conceptual models are proposed as the foundation for metadata integration. They are used to identify, interconnect and evaluate the similarity of concepts and to provide a vital source for architectural analysis. The conceptual model should provide a sound understanding of the domain and act as a general entry point for users who want to learn more about the system architecture.

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Lettner C., Hawel C., Freudenthaler B. and Draxler E. (2010). CONCEPTUAL MODELS FOR METADATA INTEGRATION AND ARCHITECTURE EVOLUTION . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-29-4, pages 269-275. DOI: 10.5220/0003094802690275


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@conference{keod10,
author={Christian Lettner and Christian Hawel and Bernhard Freudenthaler and Ewald Draxler},
title={CONCEPTUAL MODELS FOR METADATA INTEGRATION AND ARCHITECTURE EVOLUTION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={269-275},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003094802690275},
isbn={978-989-8425-29-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2010)
TI - CONCEPTUAL MODELS FOR METADATA INTEGRATION AND ARCHITECTURE EVOLUTION
SN - 978-989-8425-29-4
AU - Lettner C.
AU - Hawel C.
AU - Freudenthaler B.
AU - Draxler E.
PY - 2010
SP - 269
EP - 275
DO - 10.5220/0003094802690275