XML-QL

AcronymDefinition
XML-QLExtensible Markup Language Query Language
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The core of an XML-QL query consists of a WHERE clause that binds one or more variables, and a CONSTRUCT clause that uses the values of the bound variables to construct a new document, possibly having a structure quite different from that of the original document(s).
Since an XPath expression, in general, returns a "forest' of nodes in which hierarchy and sequence are preserved, Quilt is able to express queries based on hierarchy and sequence more easily than languages such as XML-QL.
For this reason we produce a user profile described in RDF obtained by dynamically applying a standard XML-QL query to the user log file.
The second part of the profile contains the user specific values for these elements created dynamically through a standard XML-QL query over the user log file.