On the Properties of Functional Dependencies in XML

  title={On the Properties of Functional Dependencies in XML},
  author={Millist W. Vincent and Jixue Liu and Mukesh K. Mohania},
With the growing use of the eXtensible Markup Language (XML) in database technology as a format for the permanent storage of data, the topic functional dependencies in XML (XFDs) has assumed increased importance because of its central role in database design. Recently, two different approaches have been proposed for defining an XFD. The first uses the concept of a ’tree tuple’, whereas the second uses the concept of a ’closest node’. In general, the two approaches are not comparable, but are… CONTINUE READING


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