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Xml warehouse modelling and querying

Abdelhedi, Fatma and Ntsama, Landry and Zurfluh, Gilles Xml warehouse modelling and querying. (2014) In: 10th International Conference Beyond Databases, Architectures and Structures - BDAS 2014, 27 May 2014 - 30 May 2014 (Ustron, Poland).

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06932-6_8

Abstract

Integrating XML documents in data warehouse is a major issue for decisional data processing and business intelligence. Indeed this type of data is increasingly being used in organisations’ information system. But the current warehousing systems do not manage documents as they do for extracted data from relational databases. We have therefore developed a multidimensional model based on the Unified Modeling Language (UML), to describe an XML Document Warehouse (XDW). The warehouse diagram obtained is a Star schema ( StarCD) which fact represents the documents class to be analyzed, and the dimensions correspond to analysis criteria extracted from the structure of the documents. The standard XQuery language can express queries on XML documents, but it is not suitable for analyzing a warehouse as its syntax is too complex for a non IT specialist. This paper presents a new language aimed at decision-makers and allows applying OLAP queries on a XDW described by a StarCD.

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Additional Information:Thanks to Springer editor. The definitive version is available at http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-06932-6 The original PDF of the article can be found at http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-06932-6_8
HAL Id:hal-01146864
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT (FRANCE)
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UPS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - UT2J (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse 1 Capitole - UT1 (FRANCE)
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