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Re: Inference Reqults according to DBPedia Ontology

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2013 07:16:06 -0500
Message-ID: <510FA686.6070000@openlinksw.com>
To: public-lod@w3.org
On 2/4/13 2:25 AM, Vishal Sinha wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am creating a local RDF store, and storing some information in it 
> myself.
> For example,
> - "Angela Merkel is a Chancellor"
> - "Barack Obama is a President"
>
> In DBPedia ontology it is stated that,
> Chancellor is subclass of Politician. President is also subclass of 
> Politician.
>
> When I make a SPARQL query to my local RDF store, I want to get 
> inference result according to DBPedia
> OWL ontology.
>
> In this case, if I ask give me all politicians, it should give me -
> Angela Merkel and Barack Obama.
>
> My Question: Should I keep a copy of DBPedia ontology in my RDF store? 
> Or what else could I do?
>
> Thanks.
>
>
For inference to work the underlying axioms need to be processed. Thus, 
you will need to read the DBpedia ontology, one way or the other.

Short answer: Yes.

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