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The Design and Implementation of a Corporate Householding Knowledge Processor to Improve Data Quality

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  • Madnick, Stuart
  • Wang, Richard
  • Xian, Xiang
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    Advances in Corporate Householding are needed to address certain categories of data quality problems caused by data misinterpretation. In this paper, we first summarize some of these data quality problems and our more recent results from studying corporate householding applications and knowledge exploration. Then we outline a technical approach to a Corporate Householding Knowledge Processor (CHKP) to solve a particularly important type of corporate householding problem - entity aggregation. We illustrate the operation of the CHKP by using a motivational example in account consolidation. Our CHKP design and implementation uses and expands on the COntext INterchange (COIN) technology to manage and process corporate householding knowled

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    Paper provided by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management in its series Working papers with number 4439-03.

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    Date of creation: 06 Feb 2004
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    Keywords: Corporate Household; Corporate Householding; Data Quality; Context Mediation; COntext INterchange; Enterprise Knowledge Management; Database Interoperability;

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    1. Wang, Richard & Allen, Thomas & Harris, Wesley & Madnick, Stuart, 2003. "An Information Product Approach For Total Information Awareness," Working papers 4407-02, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management.
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