Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
Stephen W. Clyde
Large-scale integrated information systems correlate equivalent or related information from multiple data sources to provide a unified view of data. This report describes the design and implementation of a tool called xMerger that provides a unified view from multiple matching records, which could be multi-source duplicates and overlapping records. To achieve this xMerger provides a merging process that generates a complete and accurate merged record from conflicting and incomplete records. This report also discusses the challenges present in the process of merging and xMerger’s solutions. xMerger’s design and implementation was validated by adapting it to CHARM, a real world integrated system currently in use at the Utah Department of Health.
Jain, Swati, "A Merging System for Integrated Person-Centric Information Systems" (2011). All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 39.
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