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Web Data Management

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Fabian M. Suchanek, Nicolas Travers, Alban Galland
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  • Date Published: February 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107012431

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  • The Internet and World Wide Web have revolutionized access to information. Users now store information across multiple platforms from personal computers to smartphones and websites. As a consequence, data management concepts, methods and techniques are increasingly focused on distribution concerns. Now that information largely resides in the network, so do the tools that process this information. This book explains the foundations of XML with a focus on data distribution. It covers the many facets of distributed data management on the Web, such as description logics, that are already emerging in today's data integration applications and herald tomorrow's semantic Web. It also introduces the machinery used to manipulate the unprecedented amount of data collected on the Web. Several 'Putting into Practice' chapters describe detailed practical applications of the technologies and techniques. The book will serve as an introduction to the new, global, information systems for Web professionals and master's level courses.

    • Broad scope: introduces a wide range of topics, with both foundational and practical aspects
    • 'Putting into Practice' chapters feature detailed practical applications of the technologies and techniques introduced in the book
    • Datasets and software for the examples are available from the companion website, as well as lecture slides and other teaching material
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    'This book combines the unique strengths of the authors to create a beautiful coverage of the interplay between the underlying deep theory, practical algorithms, and software tools in use today for Web data management. It is destined to become the authoritative source for this topic for students and practitioners alike.' Susan B. Davidson, University of Pennsylvania

    'Web data management is a broad field, and this text manages to cover it all while tying the material together brilliantly, conveying them as a single field rather than just a collection of independent topics. It succeeds in explaining both theory and practice - a difficult task that you do not often see accomplished in any field of computer science. It is a unique book that fills a pressing need.' Michael Benedikt, University of Oxford

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    Product details

    • Date Published: February 2012
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107012431
    • length: 450 pages
    • dimensions: 261 x 183 x 29 mm
    • weight: 0.94kg
    • contains: 136 b/w illus. 78 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Modeling Web Data:
    1. Data model
    2. XPath and Xquery
    3. Typing
    4. XML query evaluation
    5. Putting into practice: managing an XML database with EXIST
    6. Putting into practice: tree pattern evaluation using SAX
    Part II. Web Data Semantics and Integration:
    7. Ontologies, RDF, and OWL
    8. Querying data through ontologies
    9. Data integration
    10. Putting into practice: wrappers and data extraction with XSLT
    11. Putting into practice: ontologies in practice Fabian M. Suchanek
    12. Putting into practice: mashups with YAHOO! PIPES and XProc
    Part III. Building Web Scale Applications:
    13. Web search
    14. An introduction to distributed systems
    15. Distributed access structures
    16. Distributed computing with MAPREDUCE and PIG
    17. Putting into practice: full-text indexing with LUCENE Nicolas Travers
    18. Putting into practice: recommendation methodologies Alban Galland
    19. Putting into practice: large-scale management with HADOOP
    20. Putting into practice: COUCHDB, a JSON semi-structured database.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Advanced Database Administration
    • Advanced Databases and Data Management
    • Databases and the Web
    • Internet Served GIS
    • Web programming
  • Authors

    Serge Abiteboul, INRIA Saclay – Île-de- France
    Serge Abiteboul is a researcher at INRIA Saclay and ENS Cachan and co-founder of the start-up Xyleme. His previous books include the textbook Foundations of Databases.

    Ioana Manolescu, INRIA Saclay – Île-de- France
    Ioana Manolescu is a researcher at INRIA Saclay and the scientific leader of the LEO team, joint between INRIA and University Paris XI.

    Philippe Rigaux, Conservatoire Nationale des Arts et Metiers, Paris
    Philippe Rigaux is a Professor of Computer Science at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers. He has co-authored six books, including Spatial Databases (2001).

    Marie-Christine Rousset, Université de Grenoble, France
    Marie-Christine Rousset is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Grenoble.

    Pierre Senellart, Télécom ParisTech, France
    Pierre Senellart is an Associate Professor in the DBWeb team at Télécom ParisTech, the French leading engineering school specializing in information technology.

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    Fabian M. Suchanek, Nicolas Travers, Alban Galland

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