Semistructured Data

  title={Semistructured Data},
  author={Peter Buneman},
In semistructured data, the information that is normally associated with a schema is contained within the data, which is sometimes called “self-describing”. In some forms of semistructured data there is no separate schema, in others it exists but only places loose constraints on the data. Semistructured data has recently emerged as an important topic of study for a variety of reasons. First, there are data sources such as the Web, which we would like to treat as databases but which cannot be… CONTINUE READING
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