schema exchange

Schema Exchange: A Template-Based Approach to Data and Metadata Translation.

Papotti, Paolo; Torlone, Riccardo
ER Conference

In this paper we study the problem of schema exchange, a
natural extension of the data exchange problem to an intensional level.
To this end, we first introduce the notion of schema template, a tool for
the representation of a class of schemas sharing the same structure. We
then define the schema exchange notion as the problem of (i) taking a
schema that matches a source template, and (ii) generating a new schema
for a target template, on the basis of a set of dependencies defined over
the two templates. This framework allows the definition, once for all,

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