Title: Mapping XML Schema to Entity Relationship and Extended Entity Relationship Models

Authors: Sikha Bagui

Addresses: Department of Computer Science, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL 32514, USA

Abstract: In this paper, we conceptually model an Entity Relationship (ER) diagram and Extended Entity Relationship (EER) diagram from XML Schema. This conceptual view of XML Schema is a necessary step in understanding XML data, and can easily be used to translate XML data to the relational model. Once in the relational model, XML data can avail of mature relational database technology.

Keywords: XML schema; database design; conceptual modelling; entity relationship model; extended entity relationship model; XML data; relational database.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIIDS.2007.016684

International Journal of Intelligent Information and Database Systems, 2007 Vol.1 No.3/4, pp.325 - 345

Published online: 14 Jan 2008 *

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