Commit d2853149 authored by Pietro Abate's avatar Pietro Abate
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[r2004-09-09 14:52:34 by cmiachon] Empty log message

Original author: cmiachon
Date: 2004-09-09 14:52:34+00:00
parent 888d9e96
......@@ -34,7 +34,9 @@ produce, consume or handle large sets of data, or
collection of data from various sources, both of which lack uniform
descriptive criteria. Such cases require more flexibility than the
classical relational model can provide, and have given rise to the
so-called semi-structured data model <footnote>serge99</footnote>, of
so-called semi-structured data model
<footnote>S. Abiteboul, P. Buneman, and D. Suciu. <i>Data on the Web : From Relations to Semistructured Data and XML</i>. Morgan Kaufmann, 1999.
</footnote>, of
which XML is one of the most prominent examples.
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......@@ -69,7 +71,10 @@ We will tackle these challenges following three research directions:
<li><b>streaming</b>: the possibility of process streams of data without needing of storing whole documents (if not partially) is crucial in the context of datamasses. We will consider the
aspects related to streaming also when the data is compressed.
always possible <footnote>segoufin1</footnote>, so one of the main difficulty to
always possible
<footnote>
Luc Ségoufin and Victor Vianu. Validating streaming XML documents. In <i>Symposium on Principles of Database Systems (PODS)</i>, 2002.
</footnote>, so one of the main difficulty to
overcome here is to identify a suitable class of ``streamable''
queries, with or without compression, and in the former case to
determine optimal compression granularity.<br/><br/></li>
......@@ -97,9 +102,13 @@ document validation: typing, integrity constraints
Beyond our agreement on foundational tools and our agreement on goals,
cooperation inside the project is further strengthened by the choice
of a single software target, the CDuce language<footnote>
of a single software target, the CDuce language
<footnote>
V. Benzaken, G. Castagna and A. Frisch.
<a href="papers/cduce-design.ps.gz">CDuce: An XML-Centric General-Purpose Language</a>
V. Benzaken, G. Castagna and A. Frisch</footnote> <footnote>CDuce</footnote>, a
Proceedings of the <i>ACM International Conference on Functional Programming</i>, 2003.
</footnote>
<footnote><a href="http://www.cduce.org">CDuce</a>: A modern programming language adapted to the manipulation of XML documents:</footnote>, a
joint development of LIENS and LRI, two of the sites involved in this
project.
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