OOIS 2001 pp 164-174 | Cite as

A Browser for Specifying XML Views

  • Xavier Baril
  • Zohra Bellahsène
Conference paper


In this paper, we present a browser allowing to graphically specifying XML views, with neither knowledge of the XML document structure nor the syntax of the view definition language. The originality of our approach is providing two kinds of help: DTD helper and DataGuide helper, which give possible sub-elements or attributes to the current element while defining a pattern. Furthermore, we have extended the DataGuide of semistructured data in order to deal with XML data.


View Model Child Element Semistructured Data Reference Link View Definition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xavier Baril
    • 1
  • Zohra Bellahsène
    • 1
  1. 1.LIRMM — UMR 5506 CNRS/Universitè Montpellier IIFrance

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