IMT: A Mixed-Initiative Data Mapping and Search Toolkit

Michael Zang, Adam Gray, Joe Kriege, Kalyan Moy Gupta, David W. Aha

Interoperability requires the resolution of syntactic and semantic variations among system data models. To address this problem, we developed the Intelligent Mapping Toolkit (IMT), which employs a distributed multi-agent architecture to enable the mixed-initiative mapping of metadata and instances. This architecture includes a novel federation of service-encapsulated matching agents that leverage case-based reasoning methods. We recently used the IMT matching service to develop several domain-specific search applications in addition to the IMT mapping application.

Subjects: 7.1 Multi-Agent Systems; 3.1 Case-Based Reasoning

Submitted: Apr 11, 2008


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