Integrating Heterogeneous Tourism Information in TIScover — The MIRO-Web Approach

A broad spectrum of tourism information is already distributed over various web sites

M. Haller

2011

Scholarcy highlights

  • A broad spectrum of tourism information is already distributed over various web sites
  • It is not feasible to store every kind of information a tourist might be interested in at one web site neither in terms of storage costs and even more important in terms of maintenance overhead
  • In the course of the ESPRIT project MIRO-Web the official Austrian tourism information and booking system TIScover is extended in order to federate multiple structured and semi-structured tourism information sources on the web
  • MIRO-Web supports a homogeneous view on these heterogeneous sources which can be either materialized or defined as virtual
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  • The World Wide Web Consortium, http://www.w3.org/XML/, 1999.Google Scholar

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