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Maciej Gawinecki

Department of Information and Computer Engineering

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy


Lexical annotation of schema elements can improve effectiveness of schema matching [SB 2009]. However, it cannot be applied for those schema elements, that contain abbreviations. In this work we address this problem by providing a new technique for abbreviation expansion in context of schema of structured and semi-structured data.


[SB 2009] Sonia Bergamaschi, Laura Po, and Serena Sorrentino. Automatic annotation for mapping discovery in data integration systems. In Sixteenth Italian Symposium on Advanced Database Systems (SEBD 2008). (2008) 334-341


  • "Schema Normalization for Improving Schema Matching" Sonia Bergamaschi, Maciej Gawinecki, and Serena Sorrentino. ER 2009 (submitted)
  • "Abbreviation Expansion In Lexical Annotation of Schema" Maciej Gawinecki. Extended abstract. SEBD 2009 (submitted).
  • "On Selecting Online Abbreviation Dictionary." Maciej Gawinecki. Technical Report, ICT School, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 2009.


Our approach uses a number of sources:


We are using Web service API of the great online dictionary. The solution being implemented is a part of MOMIS data integration system.