Yezhou Sun

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XML is rapidly emerging on the World Wide Web as a standard for representing and exchanging data. It is critical to have efficient mechanisms to store and query XML documents to exploit the full power of this new technology. While one approach is to develop native XML repositories that support XML data models and query languages directly, the other approach(More)
XML has emerged as the standard for representing and exchanging data on the World Wide Web. It is critical to have efficient mechanisms to store and query XML data to exploit the full power of this new technology. Several researchers have proposed to use relational databases to store and query XML data. While several algorithms of schema mapping and query(More)
Recently, XML has emerged as a standard for representing and exchanging data on the World Wide Web. As a result, there is a trend of increasing amount of XML documents that publish information on the Web from various data sources. A Document Type Definition (DTD) describes the structure of a set of similar XML documents and serves as the schema for XML(More)
DTD has been widely used as the schema language for XML documents. A DTD describes the structure of a collection of similar XML documents. The consistency problem of XML DTDs concerns the question that given a DTD D, if there exists any finite XML document that conforms to D. This issue is important because one wants to know whether a DTD specification is(More)
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