Discovering associations in XML data Conference Paper uri icon


  • Abstract—Knowledge inference from semi-structured data can utilize frequent sub structures, in addition to frequency of data items. In fact, the working assumption of the present study is that frequent sub-trees of XML data represent sets of tags (objects) that are meaningfully associated. A method for extracting frequent sub-trees from XML data is presented. It uses thresholds on frequencies of paths and on the multiplicity of paths in the data. The frequent sub-trees are extracted and counted in a procedure that has¢¡¤£¦¥ § …

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  • January 1, 2002