Answering Imprecise Queries over Web Databases

@inproceedings{Nambiar2005AnsweringIQ,
  title={Answering Imprecise Queries over Web Databases},
  author={Ullas Nambiar and Subbarao Kambhampati},
  booktitle={VLDB},
  year={2005}
}
The rapid expansion of the World Wide Web has made a large number of databases like bibliographies, scientific databases etc. to become accessible to lay users demanding “instant gratification”. Often, these users may not know how to precisely express their needs and may formulate queries that lead to unsatisfactory results. For example, suppose a user wishes to search for sedans priced around 10000 in a used car database, CarDB(Make, Model, Year, Price, Location). Based on the database schema… CONTINUE READING

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