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Multidimensional schemas for engineering asset management

Mathew, Avin D. & Ma, Lin (2007) Multidimensional schemas for engineering asset management. In World Congress on Engineering Asset Management 2007, 11-14 June 2007, Harrogate, England. (In Press)

Abstract

The amount of data that modern companies collect is ever increasing. With organisations that own a plethora of information systems, structured integration of data has become a pressing issue. Many companies have turned to data warehousing to bridge the gap of turning data into useful information and knowledge; however the data involved are typically from softer business domains rather than engineering-related domains. We investigate the area of engineering asset management data warehousing by examining the multidimensional modelling of asset management data. The multidimensional schemas are derived from the relational model in the MIMOSA OSA-EAI. The standards-based approach provides for platform neutrality, and as the OSA-EAI is a generic model, rules are given for company-specific implementations. From initial testing, query formation with multidimensional models is less complex than Third Normal Form models.

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ID Code: 8289
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the conference website (see hypertext link) or contact the author. Author contact details: l.ma@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: asset management, data warehousing, multidimensional schema, star schema, MIMOSA
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Information Retrieval and Web Search (080704)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DATA FORMAT (080400) > Data Format not elsewhere classified (080499)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > CRC Integrated Engineering Asset Management (CIEAM)
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 The Authors
Deposited On: 28 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:37

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