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Re: Using RDB for a large OWL-DL database.

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@isr.umd.edu>
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 14:38:26 +0100
Message-Id: <344B32C6-3432-4084-B31F-9E02F6492376@isr.umd.edu>
Cc: Jinsung Seol <sjs98ed@blue.knue.ac.kr>, public-owl-dev@w3.org
To: Sören Auer <auer@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>

On Sep 28, 2006, at 2:19 PM, Sören Auer wrote:

> Dear Jinsung Seol,
>
> The problem you mentioned is very interesting and offers promising  
> applications. I'm currently working on an OWL descriptions -> DB  
> views translation. The implementation works meanwhile quite well  
> (it's able to answer all LUMB [1] queries in a scalable way).

Just out of curiosity, what fragment of OWL does your translation  
handle? I believe LUMB turns out to be in hornSHIQ:
	http://owl1-1.cs.manchester.ac.uk/Tractable.html#5_Horn
so, it wouldn't be *too* surprising that it would work out. (This is  
a good thing.)

Cheers,
Bijan.
Received on Thursday, 28 September 2006 14:22:28 GMT

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