No free lunch in data fusion/integration

This paper addresses the elusive quest for that one single best method for data integration. We assert that this is a fool's quest since at the heart of learning theory is the famous No Free Lunch Theorem which makes this an impossible mission.

No Free Lunch in Data Fusion/Integration

Roland SoongKMR, United States

Michelle de MontignyKMR, United States

INTRODUCTION

Given the proliferation of information and the near-impossibility of obtaining good single-source data, methods of data integration...