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Re: bnodes

From: Chimezie Ogbuji <chimezie@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2007 18:28:12 -0400
Message-ID: <f6ec8dcb0710021528q7988f9c2t14deb0dcbd9b9a0@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Bijan Parsia" <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: "Reto Bachmann-Gmür" <rbg@talis.com>, public-owl-dev@w3.org

> Because they cause lots of problems and their semantics offer no
> gains. For example, with existential Bnodes sparql query answering
> for RDFS is *NP-Complete* in *DATA COMPLEXITY*.
> That should be a scarey fact for anyone interested in scalability.

But Bijan, this is only true if you have a requirement for RDFS
entailment as part of your matching mechanism.  There is nothing scary
about basic term-structure matching at *very* large volumes.

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