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Table 1 Selected Query Languages, which can be used for the Data Retrieval of Building Information Models

From: Data retrieval from building information models based on visual programming

Query Languages User Application Programming Paradigm
Textual Query Languages
 SQL Expert Users Information Retrieval Queries Declarative
 SPARQL -"- -"- Declarative
 XQuery -"- -"- Declarative
 tQL4BIM Engineers, Architects as Domain ad-hoc Information Retrieval Queries Imperative Procedural
Visual Query Languages
 vQL4BIM Engineers, Architects ad-hoc Information Retrieval Queries Imperative Procedural
 VCCL Planning Consultants and Building
Authority Officers
Information Derivation for Code
Compliance Checking
Imperative