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In Proceedings of the First National Conference on Digital Government (dg.o 2001). Los Angeles, May 2001. Data Acquisition and Integration
 

Summary: In Proceedings of the First National Conference on Digital Government (dg.o 2001). Los Angeles, May 2001.
Data Acquisition and Integration
in the DGRC's
Energy Data Collection Project
Eduard Hovy*, Andrew Philpot*, Jose Luis Ambite*,
Yigal Arens*, Judith Klavans, Walter Bourne, and Deniz Saroz
* Digital Government Research Center Digital Government Research Center
Information Sciences Institute Department of Computer Science
University of Southern California Columbia University
4676 Admiralty Way 535 West 114th Street, MC 1103
Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6695 New York, NY 10027
hovy@isi.edu klavans@cs.columbia.edu
http://www.dgrc.org http://www.dgrc.org
Abstract
The EDC project is developing new methods to make data that has been represented in disparate ways
and stored in heterogeneous forms available to users in an integrated, manageable, and understandable
way. Our approach is to represent the structure and types of data in the disparate collections in a standard
format (called a domain model) and then to embed the domain model(s) into a large overarching
taxonomy of terms (the ontology). Once thus standardized, the data collections can be found and
retrieved via a single interface and access planning system. A major bottleneck, however, is the rapid

  

Source: Ambite, Josť Luis - Information Sciences Institute & Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California
Hovy, Eduard - Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences