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Table 4 Mediator-based Approaches

From: XML-based approaches for the integration of heterogeneous bio-molecular data

Aspect Ontofusion TAMBIS Biomed. WS P2P
BioData Genes All types Genes All Types All Types
Instantiation Virtual
Integration Common Access
Global View GAV (S/I) GAV (S) LAV LAV N.A.
Global Model RDF/OWL XML RDF/OWL XML
Query Model Boolean CPL XQuery SPARQL XQuery
Semantics Ontologies - - -
Scalability Medium Low Medium High High
  1. This table compares the mediator-based approaches relying on the aspects introduced in Table 2.
  2. (Biomed. = Biomediator, WS = Web Services approaches, P2P = peer-to-peer approaches).