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Information integration

A base for understanding

Core metadata
  • intended for integration
  • created, edited, viewed by humans
  • human factors play a primary role
Core ontology
  • underlying formal model for tools that integrate source data and perform a variety of extended functions
  • higher levels of complexity are tolerable
  • completeness and logical correctness are the driving forces
  • base for deriving knowledge

CIDOC-CRM is a formal ontology which can be used to perform reasoning.