SUITS: Faceted User Interface for Constructing Structured Queries from Keywords

  • Elena Demidova
  • Xuan Zhou
  • Gideon Zenz
  • Wolfgang Nejdl
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-00887-0_70

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5463)
Cite this paper as:
Demidova E., Zhou X., Zenz G., Nejdl W. (2009) SUITS: Faceted User Interface for Constructing Structured Queries from Keywords. In: Zhou X., Yokota H., Deng K., Liu Q. (eds) Database Systems for Advanced Applications. DASFAA 2009. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5463. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Abstract

Keyword search and database query are two ways for retrieving data in real world settings. In this demonstration, we show SUITS, a novel search interface over relational databases that smoothly integrates the flexibility of keyword search and the precision of database queries. SUITS allows users to start with arbitrary keyword queries, refine them incrementally by following the suggestions given by the system and finally obtain desired structured queries.

Keywords

keyword search query construction 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elena Demidova
    • 1
  • Xuan Zhou
    • 2
  • Gideon Zenz
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Nejdl
    • 1
  1. 1.L3S Research CenterHanoverGermany
  2. 2.CSIRO ICT CentreAustralia

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