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Satisfiability of constraint specifications on XML documents. (English) Zbl 1321.68352
Martí-Oliet, Narciso (ed.) et al., Logic, rewriting, and concurrency. Essays dedicated to José Meseguer on the occasion of his 65th birthday. Cham: Springer (ISBN 978-3-319-23164-8/pbk; 978-3-319-23165-5/ebook). Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9200, 539-561 (2015).
Summary: Jose Meseguer is one of the earliest contributors in the area of Algebraic Specification. In this paper, which we are happy to dedicate to him on the occasion of his 65th birthday, we use ideas and methods coming from that area with the aim of presenting an approach for the specification of the structure of classes of XML documents and for reasoning about them. More precisely, we specify the structure of documents using sets of constraints that are based on XPath and we present inference rules that are shown to define a sound and complete refutation procedure for checking satisfiability of a given specification using tableaux.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1319.68011].

68Q65 Abstract data types; algebraic specification
03B70 Logic in computer science
68Q42 Grammars and rewriting systems
XPath; XQuery
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