Monthly Archives: February 2015

Data Integration, Part 4: Architectures

This post concludes our series on data integration by reviewing the architectural components necessary to support the data acquisition and integration approach presented earlier. Data Acquisition Action Registry Each data fragment in the fragment store was added as the result … Continue reading

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Data Integration, Part 3: Data Integration, Data Curation, and Data Views

In recent posts, we have introduced a data acquisition workflow during which data from multiple sources are collected and used to uniquely identify resources of interest and fragment their descriptions into normalized action-fact data fragments. Once this is done, data … Continue reading

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Data Integration, Part 2: Data Acquisition Workflow

In this post , we will look at the workflow that leads from the acquisition of raw data about resources to its storage as action-fact data fragments introduced in part 1. As depicted on the diagram above, this workflow consists … Continue reading

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Data Integration, Part 1: Actions & Facts

We have already presented the facetted mechanism that allows us to describe resources by encapsulating in a precisely-defined manner all the information necessary to describe a specific aspect of these resources so that this information can be easily consumed and … Continue reading

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2nd “t.m.i.” Meetup: Going In-Depth on Aggregating Data

We are glad to announce that the “t.m.i.” group will meet for the 2nd time on Thursday February 12 at 6:15pm at the Workshop Cafe, 180 Montgomery Street, San Francisco. We will hear and then discuss the following presentations: Joe … Continue reading

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