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SIGMOD
2004
ACM
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Understanding Web Query Interfaces: Best-Effort Parsing with Hidden Syntax
Recently, the Web has been rapidly "deepened" by many searchable databases online, where data are hidden behind query forms. For modelling and integrating Web databases,...
Zhen Zhang, Bin He, Kevin Chen-Chuan Chang
SIGMOD
2009
ACM
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Combining keyword search and forms for ad hoc querying of databases
A common criticism of database systems is that they are hard to query for users uncomfortable with a formal query language. To address this problem, form-based interfaces and keyw...
Eric Chu, Akanksha Baid, Xiaoyong Chai, AnHai Doan...
WWW
2001
ACM
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XML Query Forms (XQForms): Declarative Specification of XML Query Interfaces
XQForms is the first generator of Web-based query forms and reports for XML data. XQForms takes as input (i) XML Schemas that model the data to be queried and presented, (ii) decl...
Michalis Petropoulos, Vasilis Vassalos, Yannis Pap...
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