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RE: Profiles intro

From: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2008 20:27:52 +0200
Message-ID: <0EF30CAA69519C4CB91D01481AEA06A0803E68@judith.fzi.de>
To: "Carsten Lutz" <clu@tcs.inf.tu-dresden.de>
Cc: "OWL Working Group WG" <public-owl-wg@w3.org>, "Alan Wu" <alan.wu@oracle.com>
Carsten Lutz wrote:

>PS: Zhe: can you provide a one-liner describing the most 
>typical scenario
>     for OWL-R? We are clearly not restricted to a one-liner in our
>     documents, but it would help to understand your view.

Michael here! Perhaps something like:

  1) Sporadically and incrementally specifying semantics for only certain
parts of the vocabulary used within existing RDF data.

  2) Creating (not-necessarily complete) inference graphs from such RDF data
by performing rulebased forward chaining, which is based on the semantics
that have been specified earlier.

  3) Efficiently querying the resulting inference RDF graph with SPARQL.

But I don't know how to make a "one-liner" out of this. ;-)


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