17th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA'06) (2006)
Sept. 4, 2006 to Sept. 8, 2006
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/DEXA.2006.6
Giacomo Buratti , University of Camerino, Italy
Danilo Montesi , University of Bologna, Italy
In this paper we address the important issue of establishing a formal background for the management of semistructured data. We define a data model and propose an algebra for XML. The algebra, clearly inspired by relational algebra, is quite intuitive; nevertheless it is able to represent most of XQuery expressions.
G. Buratti and D. Montesi, "A Data Model and an Algebra for Querying XML Documents," 17th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA'06)(DEXA), Krakow, Poland, 2006, pp. 482-486.