Towards an Effective XML Keyword Search

  title={Towards an Effective XML Keyword Search},
  author={Zhifeng Bao and Jiaheng Lu and Tok Wang Ling and Bo Chen},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering},
Inspired by the great success of information retrieval (IR) style keyword search on the web, keyword search on XML has emerged recently. The difference between text database and XML database results in three new challenges: 1) Identify the user search intention, i.e., identify the XML node types that user wants to search for and search via. 2) Resolve keyword ambiguity problems: a keyword can appear as both a tag name and a text value of some node; a keyword can appear as the text values of… CONTINUE READING
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