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Information Quality Assessment for Data Fusion Systems

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Instituto Tecnológico Metropolitano, Cra. 74d #732, Medellín 050034, Colombia
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Facultad de Ciencias Básicas, Universidad de Medellín, MATBIOM, Cra. 87 #30-65, Medellín 050010, Colombia
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Modeling, Simulation and Data Analysis (MSDA) Research Program, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Ben Guerir 47963, Morocco
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Faculty of Engineering, Corporación Universitaria Autónoma de Nariño, Carrera 28 No. 19-24, Pasto 520001, Colombia
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These authors contributed equally to this work.
Academic Editor: Juanle Wang
Received: 29 April 2021 / Revised: 3 June 2021 / Accepted: 3 June 2021 / Published: 8 June 2021
(This article belongs to the Section Information Systems and Data Management)
This paper provides a comprehensive description of the current literature on data fusion, with an emphasis on Information Quality (IQ) and performance evaluation. This literature review highlights recent studies that reveal existing gaps, the need to find a synergy between data fusion and IQ, several research issues, and the challenges and pitfalls in this field. First, the main models, frameworks, architectures, algorithms, solutions, problems, and requirements are analyzed. Second, a general data fusion engineering process is presented to show how complex it is to design a framework for a specific application. Third, an IQ approach, as well as the different methodologies and frameworks used to assess IQ in information systems are addressed; in addition, data fusion systems are presented along with their related criteria. Furthermore, information on the context in data fusion systems and its IQ assessment are discussed. Subsequently, the issue of data fusion systems’ performance is reviewed. Finally, some key aspects and concluding remarks are outlined, and some future lines of work are gathered. View Full-Text
Keywords: context assessment; data fusion; information quality; quality assessment context assessment; data fusion; information quality; quality assessment
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Becerra, M.A.; Tobón, C.; Castro-Ospina, A.E.; Peluffo-Ordóñez, D.H. Information Quality Assessment for Data Fusion Systems. Data 2021, 6, 60. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/data6060060

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Becerra MA, Tobón C, Castro-Ospina AE, Peluffo-Ordóñez DH. Information Quality Assessment for Data Fusion Systems. Data. 2021; 6(6):60. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/data6060060

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Becerra, Miguel A., Catalina Tobón, Andrés E. Castro-Ospina, and Diego H. Peluffo-Ordóñez 2021. "Information Quality Assessment for Data Fusion Systems" Data 6, no. 6: 60. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/data6060060

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