Web-Enabled Systems Integration: Practice and Challenges

Web-Enabled Systems Integration: Practice and Challenges

by Dahanayake, Waltraud Gerhardt, Pramod Adhikari
     
 
Addresses the problems that arise when accessing data from different computer applications and explores the solutions to these problems offered by web technologies, particularly XML. The 15 contributions discuss meta-modeling architectures, an approach to web-based application integration using Java adapters and XML, the design of a web-geographical information system

Overview

Addresses the problems that arise when accessing data from different computer applications and explores the solutions to these problems offered by web technologies, particularly XML. The 15 contributions discuss meta-modeling architectures, an approach to web-based application integration using Java adapters and XML, the design of a web-geographical information system, and a flexible digital library search. Other topics include models for cooperative activities over the web, entity identification of fuzzy multi-database systems with incompatible keys, and load balancing distributed file system servers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591400417
Publisher:
IGI-Global
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 10.26(h) x 0.97(d)

Meet the Author

Ajantha Dahanayake is an assistant professor at Delft University of Technology and an associate professor at Open University in The Netherlands. She gives lectures on information systems engineering-related topics and is the program chair of the information systems and software systems distance education program at the Open University.

Waltraud Gerhardt worked as examinator of patents at Patent Office in Berlin, as scientist at School of Economy in Berlin, later as scientist and assistant professor at the University of Rostock, Department of Computer Science. From 1992 until 2000 she was a professor for Database Systems at Delft University of Technology. In 2000, she founded DELOBIS, a research and development oriented software company.

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