Configurable Application Designed for Mining XML Document Collections

  • Mihaela Juganaru Mathieu
  • Cristal Karina Galindo-Durán
  • Héctor Javier Vázquez
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 110)


In this chapter we present a flexible and configurable application for mining large XML document collections. This work is centered on the process of extracting document features related to structure and content. From this process, an attribute frequency matrix is generated and, depending on the cluster algorithm, it is transformed and/or used to obtain similarity measures.


Clustering Conceptual framework Methodology Modularity UML XML mining 



The authors acknowledge financial support given to the Promep group “Analysis and Information Management” and to the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad Azcapotzalco (UAM-A) for the financial support given to the project, “Study and Systems Modelling,” Number: 2270217. They acknowledge Dr. Nicolas Dominguez Vergara (former head of the Systems Department) and Dr. Silvia Gonzalez Brambila (former Coordinator of the Master’s Computer Science Program at the UAM Azcapotzalco) for their support and encouragement. They also acknowledge Peggy Currid for her advice in copyediting.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire en Sciences et Technologies de l’InformationInstitut H. Fayol, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint EtienneSaintEtienne Cedex 2France
  2. 2.Computer Science, MSE ProgramUniversidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad AzcapotzalcoMexicoUSA
  3. 3.Departamento de SistemasUniversidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad AzcapotzalcoMexico D.F.Mexico

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