A structural adviser for the XML document authoring

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A structural adviser for the XML document authoring
Since the XML format became a de facto standard for structured documents, the IT research and industry have developed a number of XML editors to help users produce structured documents in XML format. However, the manual generation of structured documents in XML format remains a tedious and time-consuming process because of the excessive verbosity and length of XML code. In this paper, we design a structural adviser for the XML document authoring. The adviser intervenes at any step of the authoring process to suggest one tag or entire tree-like pattern the user is most likely to use next. Adviser suggestions are based on finding analogies between the currently edited fragment and sample data being either previously generated documents in the collection or the history of the current document authoring. The adviser is beneficialin cases when no schema is provided for XML documents, or schema associated with the document is too general and sample data contain specific patterns not capt...
Boris Chidlovskii
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Type Conference
Year 2003
Authors Boris Chidlovskii
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