Tuesday, February 19, 2008

PCSC 2008: Dr. Gregg Gabison

8th Philippine Computing Science Congress (PCSC 2008)
23 - 24 February 2008
University of the Philippines-Diliman
Quezon City, Philippines
Organized by: Computing Society of the Philippines (CSP)
Tel. +63 2 7090907, +63 2 4266125
E-mail: computingsoc@gmail.com
Website: http://www.csp.org.ph

Evaluation of XML Schema Clustering (Information Integration) Techniques

Gregg Victor D. Gabison, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Information, Computer and Communications Technology
University of San Jose – Recoletos
Cebu City, Philippines


As more web application developments are taking advantage of the universality of XML, techniques regarding XML clustering between different applications are becoming more necessary, which leads to more efficient handling of the increasing volumes of XML schemas employed, which if not manage could lead to serious problems. Various (XML clustering) techniques are currently accessible, but determining which fits or rightful for a certain situation leaves to be desired. In this paper, in each of the XML clustering technique, we provide a general idea and its specific approach/ technique with relevance to identified general data structure classification (graph, trees, etc). Following the approach/ technique will be the presentation of its key advantages and disadvantages. Other than presenting/ reviewing different (XML clustering) approaches/ techniques, this document could also spark interest the creation of newer, better or optimized XML Schema clustering techniques.

This paper is organized as follows:

1. Introduction
2. Background
a. XML Data Model
b. Attributes in the Data Model
3. Evaluation/ review of XML Schema integration Techniques
a. Ordered Tree (Tree based) technique
b. Graph Technique
c. Structural Similarity Approach
4. Observation and Findings
5. Conclusion

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