A Framework for Using Materialized XPath Views in XML Query Processing

  title={A Framework for Using Materialized XPath Views in XML Query Processing},
  author={Andrey Balmin and Fatma {\"O}zcan and Kevin S. Beyer and Roberta Cochrane and Hamid Pirahesh},
XML languages, such as XQuery, XSLT and SQL/XML, employ XPath as the search and extraction language. XPath expressions often define complicated navigation, resulting in expensive query processing, especially when executed over large collections of documents. In this paper, we propose a framework for exploiting materialized XPath views to expedite processing of XML queries. We explore a class of materialized XPath views, which may contain XML fragments, typed data values, full paths, node… CONTINUE READING

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