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XML Information Retrieval

XML Information Retrieval

This video was recorded at 4th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR), Voronezh 2010. Documents usually have content and structure. The content refers to the text of the document, whereas the structure refers to how a document is logically organized. An increasingly common way to encode the structure is through the use of a mark up language. Nowadays, the most widely used mark up language for representing structure is the eXtensible Mark up Language (XML). XML can be used to provide a focused access to documents, i.e. returning XML elements, such as sections and paragraphs, instead of whole documents in response to a query. Such focused strategies are of particular benefit for information repositories containing long documents, or documents covering a wide variety of... Show More

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