Methods of normalization XML data

Tomasz Piłka

Abstract


Normalization is the process of efficiently organizing data in a database. There are two goals of the normalization process: eliminating redundant data and ensuring data dependencies. At the work we discuss methods achieving the normalization of data XML. In the case of XML data, this problem is more difficult than for relational data – we must also take the hierarchical data structure into consideration.

Keywords


normalization; XML functional dependency; data redundancy; XML normal form

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21936/si2010_v31.n2A.379