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Re: [Patterns] Materialize Inferences (was Re: Triple materialization at publisher level)

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2010 12:12:02 -0400
Message-ID: <4BBF51D2.5050007@openlinksw.com>
To: Vasiliy Faronov <vfaronov@gmail.com>
CC: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, Leigh Dodds <leigh.dodds@talis.com>, public-lod <public-lod@w3.org>
Vasiliy Faronov wrote:
> I think Dan has spotted a very good rule of thumb for subclass
> materialization with his notion of "mid-level" classes.
>
> Here's another rule of thumb I can think of: materialize inferences that
> map your data to better known, and more widely deployed, vocabularies.
>
> Example. A consulting company could develop a custom ontology for
> describing businesses. Let's say it has a class ex:BusinessEntity which
> has owl:equivalentClass gr:BusinessEntity. It's likely that some LD
> clients will be familiar with the GoodRelations vocabulary but unable or
> unwilling to do reasoning over custom ontologies. In this case,
> explicitly spelling out that every ex:BusinessEntity is also a
> gr:BusinessEntity may be helpful.
>
>   
Amen!!



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