Toward Multi-Approach Model for Semi-Automating a Data Warehousedesign from an Ontology
Keywords:Semantic Web, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Ontology, Database, Coupling, Automatic, Design.
The proliferation of projects that are part of the semantic Web is truly impressive. In fact, ontologies become increasingly present in information systems, they constitute great data sources that arouse the interest of being analyzed. Ontologies are used for standardizing, structuring and formalizing the Web, Web Service, E-learning systems, and other fields. Regarding multidimensional approaches, researches in this field have focused on direct Data Warehouse conception from an ontology, which do not integrate the intervention of the expert in this process. In this case, the transformations are global and not very customizable; it can reproduce the inherent defects from the data sources into the resulting data warehouse.
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