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Information Aggregation using the Cameleon# Web Wrapper

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  • Firat, Aykut
  • Madnick, Stuart
  • Yahaya, Nor Adnan
  • Kuan, Choo Wai
  • Bressan, Stéphane

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Cameleon# is a web data extraction and management tool that provides information aggregation with advanced capabilities that are useful for developing value-added applications and services for electronic business and electronic commerce. To illustrate its features, we use an airfare aggregation example that collects data from eight online sites, including Travelocity, Orbitz, and Expedia. This paper covers the integration of Cameleon# with commercial database management systems, such as MS SQL Server, and XML query languages, such as XQuery.

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  • Firat, Aykut & Madnick, Stuart & Yahaya, Nor Adnan & Kuan, Choo Wai & Bressan, Stéphane, 2005. "Information Aggregation using the Cameleon# Web Wrapper," Working papers 18231, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management.
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    1. Madnick, Stuart & Siegel, Michael, 2002. "Seizing the Opportunity: Exploiting Web Aggregation," Working papers 4351-01, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management.
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    Cameleon#; web data extraction; web data management;

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