AN ARCHITECTURE FRAMEWORK FOR COMPLEX DATA WAREHOUSES

Jérôme Darmont, Omar Boussaïd, Jean-Christian Ralaivao, Kamel Aouiche

Abstract

Nowadays, many decision support applications need to exploit data that are not only numerical or symbolic, but also multimedia, multistructure, multisource, multimodal, and/or multiversion. We term such data complex data. Managing and analyzing complex data involves a lot of different issues regarding their structure, storage and processing, and metadata are a key element in all these processes. Such problems have been addressed by classical data warehousing (i.e., applied to “simple” data). However, data warehousing approaches need to be adapted for complex data. In this paper, we first propose a precise, though open, definition of complex data. Then we present a general architecture framework for warehousing complex data. This architecture heavily relies on metadata and domain-related knowledge, and rests on the XML language, which helps storing data, metadata and domain-specific knowledge altogether, and facilitates communication between the various warehousing processes.

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Darmont J., Boussaïd O., Ralaivao J. and Aouiche K. (2005). AN ARCHITECTURE FRAMEWORK FOR COMPLEX DATA WAREHOUSES . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-19-8, pages 370-373. DOI: 10.5220/0002538503700373


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis05,
author={Jérôme Darmont and Omar Boussaïd and Jean-Christian Ralaivao and Kamel Aouiche},
title={AN ARCHITECTURE FRAMEWORK FOR COMPLEX DATA WAREHOUSES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2005},
pages={370-373},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002538503700373},
isbn={972-8865-19-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - AN ARCHITECTURE FRAMEWORK FOR COMPLEX DATA WAREHOUSES
SN - 972-8865-19-8
AU - Darmont J.
AU - Boussaïd O.
AU - Ralaivao J.
AU - Aouiche K.
PY - 2005
SP - 370
EP - 373
DO - 10.5220/0002538503700373