Title

XML Based Implementation of a Bibliographic Database and Recursive Queries

Meeting name

Sixth International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations

Meeting location

Las Vegas, NV

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

4-27-2009

Description

The structured query language (SQL) of relational database models does not have the expressive power to implement recursive queries. Consequently, recursive queries are implemented as an application program in the host language. The newly developed XML schema provides a different setting for database design and query implementation. In this paper, we design and implement an XML schema and a set of associated queries for a bibliographic database. We will investigate and demonstrate the capabilities of Xpath, Xquery, and XSLT as standard query languages for XML-based databases. We will also show efficient implementations of recursive queries in XSLT.

Keywords

Bibliographic database; Bibliographic systems; Databases; DATALOG; FLOWR; Query processing; Recursive queries; Relational database models; Relational databases; Structured query language; SQL (Computer program language); XML; XML (Document markup language); XML-based databases; Xpath; Xquery; XSLT; XSLT (Computer program language)

Disciplines

Computer Engineering | Databases and Information Systems | Electrical and Computer Engineering | Library and Information Science

Permissions

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Identifier

DOI: 10.1109/ITNG.2009.336