Journal article

XSLTGen: A system for automatically generating XML transformations via semantic mappings

S Waworuntu, J Bailey, S Spaccapietra (ed.), P Atzeni (ed.), WW Chu (ed.), T Catarci (ed.), KP Sycara (ed.)

JOURNAL ON DATA SEMANTICS V | SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN | Published : 2006

Abstract

XML is rapidly emerging as a dominant standard for representing and exchanging information. The ability to transform and present data in XML is crucial and XSLT is a relatively recent programming language, specially designed to support this activity. Despite its utility, however, XSLT is widely considered a difficult language to learn. In this paper, we present a novel system called XSLTGen, an automatic XSLT Generator. This system automatically generates an XSLT stylesheet, given a source XML document and a desired output HTML or XML document. It allows users to become familiar with and learn XSLT stylesheets, based solely on their knowledge of XML or HTML. Our method for automatically gene..

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