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Conservative Type Extensions for XML Data

  • Jacques Chabin
  • Mirian Halfeld Ferrari
  • Martin A. Musicante
  • Pierre Réty
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7980)

Abstract

We introduce a method for building a minimal XML type (belonging to standard class of regular tree grammars) as an extension of other given types. Not only do we propose an easy-to-handle XML type evolution method, but we prove that this method computes the smallest extension of a given tree grammar, respecting pre-established constraints. We also adapt our technique to an interactive context, where an advised user is guided to build a new XML type from existing ones. A basic prototype of our tool is implemented.

Keywords

Regular Expression Production Rule Dependency Graph Integrity Constraint Tree Language 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacques Chabin
    • 1
  • Mirian Halfeld Ferrari
    • 1
  • Martin A. Musicante
    • 2
  • Pierre Réty
    • 1
  1. 1.LIFOUniversité d’OrléansOrléansFrance
  2. 2.DIMAp NatalUniversidade Federal do Rio Grande do NorteBrazil

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