A Study in User-centric Data Integration

Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Jan Noessner, Faraz Fallahi


Data integration is a central problem in information systems. While the problem of data integration has been studied intensively from a technical point of view, less attention has been paid to user aspects of data integration. In this work, we present a user-centric approach to data integration that supports the user in finding and validating mapping rules between heterogeneous data sources. The results of our report underline that the user-centric approach leads to better integration results and is perceived as being more intuitive, especially for users with little or no technical knowledge.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Stuckenschmidt H., Noessner J. and Fallahi F. (2012). A Study in User-centric Data Integration . In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8565-12-9, pages 5-14. DOI: 10.5220/0003971700050014

in Bibtex Style

author={Heiner Stuckenschmidt and Jan Noessner and Faraz Fallahi},
title={A Study in User-centric Data Integration},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - A Study in User-centric Data Integration
SN - 978-989-8565-12-9
AU - Stuckenschmidt H.
AU - Noessner J.
AU - Fallahi F.
PY - 2012
SP - 5
EP - 14
DO - 10.5220/0003971700050014