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E-service based information fusion: A user-level information integration framework. (English) Zbl 1019.68695

Buchmann, Alejandro (ed.) et al., Technologies for E-services. Third international workshop, TES 2002, Hong Kong, China, August 23-24, 2002. Proceedings. Berlin: Springer. Lect. Notes Comput. Sci. 2444, 65-75 (2002).
Summary: Managing fast-growing personal information is a time-consuming and laborious task that affects people’s daily life. In addition, learning new skills is always an obstacle for end users, to fully take advantage of any new technology-based services. A framework is highly desired here to allow people to collect and fuse personal information without dealing with complex emerging technologies. In this paper, we introduce our e-service based Information Fusion framework for end-users. This framework enables end users to collect scattered information from diverse autonomous sources, and transparently create a repeatable process by which newer instances of the same information can be obtained in the future. By exploiting this framework, users won’t need to repeat the manual information gathering task over and over again. We present our framework and provide some implementation details.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1010.68815].

MSC:

68U99 Computing methodologies and applications
68U35 Computing methodologies for information systems (hypertext navigation, interfaces, decision support, etc.)

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