Belief Integration Approach of Uncertain XML Documents

Asma Hamissi and Boutheina Ben Yaghlane.

Data can be available through several sources. The integration of these sources offers an easy access and manipulation of scattered data. The fast emerging of XML as a standard for representing and exchanging static and dynamic information has increased the interest of integrating XML data. Nevertheless, conflicting sources induce to conflicting values that result on uncertainty. So, how we can apply the Dempster-Shafer theory of evidence [9] to model and integrate XML data containing such kind of conflicts to have a belief representation and integration of uncertain XML data.

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