Complete axiomatizations for XPath fragments
ten Cate, B. and Litak, T. and Marx, M. (2010) Complete axiomatizations for XPath fragments. Journal of Applied Logic 8 (2), pp. 153-172. ISSN 1570-8683.
We provide complete axiomatizations for several fragments of Core XPath, the navigational core of XPath 10 introduced by Gottlob. Koch and Pichler A complete axiomatization for a given fragment is a set of equivalences from which every other valid equivalence is derivable; equivalences can be thought of as (undirected) rewrite rules. Specifically, we axiomatize single axis fragments of Core XPath as well as full Core XPath Our completeness proofs use results and techniques from modal logic.
|Keyword(s) / Subject(s):||XML, XPath, query rewriting, axiomatization, modal logic|
|School:||Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems|
|Date Deposited:||14 Jun 2011 08:14|
|Last Modified:||17 Apr 2013 12:20|
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