Bidirectional interpretation of XQuery

@inproceedings{Liu2007BidirectionalIO,
  title={Bidirectional interpretation of XQuery},
  author={Dongxi Liu and Zhenjiang Hu and Masato Takeichi},
  booktitle={PEPM},
  year={2007}
}
XQuery is a powerful functional language to query XML data. This paper gives a bidirectional interpretation of XQuery to address the problem of updating XML data through materialized XQuery views. We first design an expressive bidirectional transformation language, and then translate XQuery expressions into the code of this language. As a result, an XQuery expression can execute in two directions: in the forward direction, it generates a materialized view from the source XML data; while in the… CONTINUE READING
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