XML Information Retrieval [chapter]

Mounia Lalmas
2009 Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, Third Edition  
Nowadays, increasingly, documents are marked-up using XML, the format standard for structured documents. In contrast to HTML, which is mainly layoutoriented, XML follows the fundamental concept of separating the logical structure of a document from its layout. This document logical structure can be exploited to allow a focused access to documents, where the aim is to return the most relevant fragments within documents as answers to queries, instead of whole documents. This article describes
more » ... oaches developed to query, represent, and rank XML fragments.
doi:10.1081/e-elis3-120043691 fatcat:kjsqvk2s6bgtpjrca4aef5u2mi