DARPA Final Report - Knowledge Rovers and Intelligent Integration of Information (I*3)

Knowledge Rovers: A Family of Intelligent Software Agents for Logistics for the Warrior

This page is included for historical reference; documents may be downloaded in Adobe PDF format.

  • Technical Reports

Alex Brodsky, Larry Kerschberg, and Samuel Varas, "On Optimal Constraint Management in Distributed Databases," Technical Report, ISE Department, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 1998.


Larry Kerschberg and Sonali Banerjee, "The DPSC Eectronic Marketspace: The Impact of the Internet and the Web on Electronic Commerce and Logistics," Technical Report, 1997.


  • Books

AdvancedTransactionModels.gif (8764 bytes)S. Jajodia and L. Kerschberg, "Advanced Transaction Models and Architectures," . Norwall, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997.


  • Published Papers

Len Seligman and Larry Kerschberg, "A Mediator for Approximate Consistency: Supporting "Good Enough" Materialized Views," Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, vol. 8, pp. 203 - 225, 1997.


H. Gomaa and G. Farrukh, "Composition of Software Architectures from Reusable Architecture Patterns, Proceedings IEEE International Workshop on Software Architectures, Orlando, Florida, November 1998.


  • Ami Motro's Papers and Reports

A. Motro. A Formal Framework for Integrating Inconsistent Answers from Multiple Information Sources. Technical Report ISSE-TR-93-106. Department of Information and Software Systems Engineering, George Mason University. Fairfax,Virginia. October 1993.


A. Motro. Multiplex A Formal Model for Multidatabases and Its Implementation. Technical Report ISSE-TR-95-103. Department of Information andSoftware Systems Engineering, George Mason University. Fairfax, Virginia. March 1995 (revised March 1998). Submitted for publication.


A. Motro and I. Rakov. Not All Answers Are Equally Good Estimating the Quality of Database Answers. In Flexible Query-Answering Systems (T. Andreasen, H. Christiansen, and H.L. Larsen, Editors). Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, pp. 1-21.


A. Motro and I. Rakov. Estimating the Quality of Data in Relational Databases. In Proceedings of the 1996 Conference on Information Quality, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 1996, pp. 94-106.


A. Motro and I. Rakov. Estimating the Quality of Databases. In Proceedings of FQAS 98 Third International Conference on Flexible Query Answering Systems (T. Andreasen, H. Christiansen, and H.L. Larsen, Editors), Roskilde, Denmark, May 1998. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence No. 1495, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp. 298-307.


  • Doctoral Dissertations

Samuel Varas, "On Optimal Constraint Decomposition, Monitoring and Management in Distributed Environments," George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, August 1998.

            Please note that the above link is to one very large file. 

            Please click here to download the separate chapters to Dr. Varas' Thesis.

Wiput Phijaisanit, "Dynamic Meta-data Support for Information Integration and Sharing Across Heterogeneous Databases," Doctoral Dissertation, George Mason University, 1997.

    ZIPed JPEG Figures for Phijaisanit Thesis:

  1. Unit Value Mediator
  2. InfoFed Main Menu Frame
  3. InfoFed Browser Frame
  4. Airline Object-Oriented Schema Frame
  5. Query Frame
  6. Source Registration Frame
  7. Federal Reserve WWW Source


  • Doctoral Dissertation Slides Presentations

Samuel Varas

Wiput Phijaisanit

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