On a Declarative Semantics for Web Queries

  title={On a Declarative Semantics for Web Queries},
  author={Rainer Himmer{\"o}der and Georg Lausen and Bertram Lud{\"a}scher and Christian Schlepphorst},
With the increasing importance of the World Wide Web as an information source, there is a growing interest for integration of Web and database technology. Several Web query languages have been presented to overcome the shortcomings of conventional search engines, most of them lacking a formal semantics. In this paper, we propose F-logic as a means to explore, query and restructure Web information, and to integrate it with a local database. Two major advantages of this approach are its… CONTINUE READING

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