The COntext INterchange Mediator Prototype.

Stéphane Bressan, Cheng Hian Goh, Kofi Fynn, Marta Jessica Jakobisiak, Karim Hussein, Henry B. Kon, Thomas Lee, Stuart E. Madnick, Tito Pena, Jessica Qu, Annie W. Shum, Michael Siegel: The COntext INterchange Mediator Prototype. SIGMOD Conference 1997: 525-527
  author    = {St{\'e}phane Bressan and
               Cheng Hian Goh and
               Kofi Fynn and
               Marta Jessica Jakobisiak and
               Karim Hussein and
               Henry B. Kon and
               Thomas Lee and
               Stuart E. Madnick and
               Tito Pena and
               Jessica Qu and
               Annie W. Shum and
               Michael Siegel},
  editor    = {Joan Peckham},
  title     = {The COntext INterchange Mediator Prototype},
  booktitle = {SIGMOD 1997, Proceedings ACM SIGMOD International Conference
               on Management of Data, May 13-15, 1997, Tucson, Arizona, USA},
  publisher = {ACM Press},
  year      = {1997},
  pages     = {525-527},
  ee        = {, db/conf/sigmod/BressanGFJHKLMPQSS97.html},
  crossref  = {DBLP:conf/sigmod/97},
  bibsource = {DBLP,}


The Context Interchange strategy presents a novel approach for mediated data access in which semantic conflicts among heterogeneous systems are not identified a priori, but are detected and reconciled by a context mediator through comparison of contexts. This paper reports on the implementation of a Context Interchange Prototype which provides a concrete demonstration of the features and benefits of this integration strategy.

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