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Semantic Based Access over XML Data

  • Nikos Bikakis
  • Nektarios Gioldasis
  • Chrisa Tsinaraki
  • Stavros Christodoulakis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5736)

Abstract

The need for semantic processing of information and services has lead to the introduction of tools for the description and management of knowledge within organizations, such as RDF, OWL, and SPARQL. However, semantic applications may have to access data from diverse sources across the network. Thus, SPARQL queries may have to be submitted and evaluated against existing XML or relational databases, and the results transferred back to be assembled for further processing. In this paper we describe the SPARQL2XQuery framework, which translates the SPARQL queries to semantically equivalent XQuery queries for accessing XML databases from the Semantic Web environment.

Keywords

Semantic Web XML Data Information Integration Interoperability Query Translation SPARQL XQuery SPARQL2XQuery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nikos Bikakis
    • 1
  • Nektarios Gioldasis
    • 1
  • Chrisa Tsinaraki
    • 1
  • Stavros Christodoulakis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering Laboratory of Distributed Multimedia Information Systems & Applications (TUC/MUSIC)Technical University of CreteKounoupidiana ChaniaGreece

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