A normal form for XML documents
ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS), pp. 195-232, 2004.
dtdsxml datadesignfunctional dependenciesnormal form
This paper takes a first step towards the design and normalization theory for XML documents. We show that, like relational databases, XML documents may contain redundant information, and may be prone to update anomalies. Furthermore, such problems are caused by certain functional dependencies among paths in the document. Our goal is to fi...More