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Communications: DBMS Metaphor for Meta‐information Systems

Z. Chen (Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE 68182–0243, USA)

Kybernetes

ISSN: 0368-492X

Article publication date: 1 February 1991

Abstract

Conceptual integration of existing information systems provides an alternative way of approaching a kind of metasystem, namely, meta‐information systems. Since various external views can be generated from the same set of information systems for different information needs, a DBMS (database management systems) metaphor is a useful approach.

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Chen, Z. (1991), "Communications: DBMS Metaphor for Meta‐information Systems", Kybernetes, Vol. 20 No. 2, pp. 50-60. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb005882

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