This paper presents main concepts regarding the design of a knowledge base in order to support IT systems integration. The main goal of the research is to develop a universal method of integration of various systems concerning any possible area of interest. The concept is based on creating a generic mechanism which would support the decision regarding the choice of the integration model. The most important tasks include: key factors analysis, building the integration process knowledge base and designing artificial intelligencebased decision support mechanism. The proposed solution is in an early stage of development therefore this paper is just the beginning of a series of articles. After implementation it is planned to verify the solution during the project which will be responsible for integration of various environment monitoring systems.
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