Design and maintenance of data-intensive web sites

  • Paolo Atzeni
  • Giansalvatore Mecca
  • Paolo Merialdo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1377)


A methodology for designing and maintaining large Web sites is introduced. It would be especially useful if data to be published in the site are managed using a DBMS. The design process is composed of two intertwined activities: database design and hypertext design. Each of these is further divided in a conceptual phase and a logical phase, based on specific data models, proposed in our project. The methodology strongly supports site maintenance: in fact, the various models provide a concise description of the site structure; they allow to reason about the overall organization of pages in the site and possibly to restructure it.


Access Path Union Node Conceptual Design Phase Link Attribute Aggregation Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Atzeni
    • 1
  • Giansalvatore Mecca
    • 2
  • Paolo Merialdo
    • 1
  1. 1.Dip. Informatica e AutomazioneUniversità di Roma TreItaly
  2. 2.DIFAUniversità della BasilicataPotenzaItaly

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