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Re: [WP5][WP6] Experience with Edinburgh Schema Mapping Framework (ESME)

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 05:42:45 -0500
To: public-esw@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030120104245.GF31829@tux.w3.org>

Er, I meant [WP5] not [WP6] (although this does relate).


ps. I should have a tech overview plan uploaded shortly (yes, I know it's late...)

* Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org> [2003-01-20 05:33-0500]
> For WP6, I'm looking at various approaches for mapping XML data into RDF.
> Recently I've been experimenting with a framework produced by Henry Thompson and 
> Ari Krupnikov at the University of Edinburgh. I now have a running installation of 
> their tools, which combine XSV (an XML Schema system) with XSLT stylesheets to 
> use XML Schema annotations to convert 'colloquial' XML into other representations.
> Their code targets Java src and a very RDF-like First Order logic subset. I've 
> added an extra stylesheet which also outputs RDF as N-Ntriples. To do this I 
> had to make one hack, which is a specifciation of the URI for the namespace each 
> property belongs in.
> Details are in the 00README.html file alongside all the src and output files I'm working 
> with. There are two worked scenarios currently, which were part of the original 
> bundle of files from Henry. I've tried to document things so you can see what 
> happens (most of the smarts is in XSV; it outputs an augmented PSVI infoset), and 
> plan to add more worked scenarios to link this approach to others we are exploring 
> in the project.
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/200301/x2r/ht/a1/00README.html
> At the f2f meeting, I'd like to discuss getting test case data for this work 
> that could be held in common for other workpackages (query, RDBMS mapping etc.), as 
> well as for testing other approaches to XML/RDF mapping.
> Comments, suggestions etc welcome,
> Dan
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