In this project, we were attempting to define and implement a wrapper
software that can ``wrap'' a particular WWW information source (the DBLP database )
to support arbitrary SQL queries against a relational schema that we
defined for that web site. Many authors in the data warehouse field
assume relational database technology and increasingly also include
WWW-based information sources into their work. So a need arises to
wrap web-based information source in SQL.
Parsing SQL into a form usable in a simple Web form.
Sending Queries from Java to a Web form.
How to send HTTP-Requests to a Web server and receive the results.
Parsing HTML-based information into data usable for a relational
This is a
HTML-Version of the project report (also as ps).