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Re: Entailment Regimes Task Force

From: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>
Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2009 20:34:07 -0400
Message-ID: <4A76307F.8060101@thefigtrees.net>
To: Birte Glimm <birte.glimm@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
CC: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Birte, looks like you successfully renamed the page to

http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/wiki/TaskForce:SPARQL-Entailment

...and got a redirect in place for 
http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/wiki/TaskForce:SPARQLOWL

Lee


Birte Glimm wrote:
> I tried to rename SPARQL/OWL to SPARQL/Entailment as Ivan suggested,
> but my knowledge about how to work with wiki pages is too limited :-(
> I managed to change the headline on the pape, but I can't see how I
> can rename the page. I can of course create a new page with the same
> content in it, but how can I then delete the old page?
> 
> Regarding Axel's comment on how to proceed, Bijan (with co-authors)
> has a paper in which they outline how SPARQL can be used with OWL
> reasoners (Direct Semantics). How about kicking off both, the work on
> RIF/RDFS and OWL or to speak in entailment regimes with the extensions
> to RDF-Based and to Direct Semantics?
> 
> Birte
> 
> 2009/8/2 Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>:
>> Birte Glimm wrote:
>>> Ivan,
>>> I used that name because that is the name that was used for the
>>> feature all the time since I joined the WG. That is what the feature
>>> was named in the initial voting about which features the group would
>>> work on and during the F2F. I agree that it might not be a well-chosen
>>> name, so do you suggest we start the TF with a discussion about what
>>> name we use?
>>> Birte
>> FWIW, and regarding Ivan's comment that RDFS and (some dialect of) RIF
>> entailments should be treated, I suggest to start for RIF/RDFS with a very
>> simple subdialect of rif core just strong enough to cover most of RDFS and
>> probably not beyond N3.
>>
>> Basically, what I mean here ar safe rules with only bnode-free BGPs in the
>> head and body, e.g.
>>
>>  {?s a ?c} :- {?s ?p ?o . ?p rdfs:domain ?c }
>>  ...
>>
>> That covers e.g. most of OWL RL, I believe, and all of the RDFS rules
>> in [1], though it would leave out surrogate bnode construction (if
>> intermediate non-RDF inderences are allowed, which is fine in RIF, these
>> aren't really needed, I believe).
>>
>> I have something drafted already in a paper on that, so I am happy to drive
>> that part.
>>
>> Axel
>>
>> 1. http://www.eswc2007.org/pdf/eswc07-munoz.pdf
>>
>>> 2009/8/1 Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>:
>>>  > Great, thanks!
>>>  >
>>>  > One immediate comment, though: the entry for the time-permitting
>>>  > features is not only OWL. It also includes RDFS inference and possibly
>>>  > looking at RIF rules. Would it be possible to rename the page to avoid
>>>  > any misunderstandings?
>>>  >
>>>  > Ivan
>>>  >
>>>  > Birte Glimm wrote:
>>>  >> Hi all,
>>>  >> following Andy's example, I have created a wiki page for the
>>> SPARQL/OWL TF:
>>>  >>
>>>  >> http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/wiki/TaskForce:SPARQLOWL
>>>  >>
>>>  >> also in Category:TaskForce
>>>  >>
>>>  >> The list of names from WG telecon (2009-07-28) is there. Please add
>>>  >> yourself if you want to participate and are not yet on the list.
>>>  >> Could I also ask interested people to note their availability for a
>>>  >> generally good slot in the week where we could meet when needed.
>>>  >>
>>>  >> Birte
>>>  >>
>>>  >
>>>  > --
>>>  >
>>>  > Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
>>>  > Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
>>>  > mobile: +31-641044153
>>>  > PGP Key: http://www.ivan-herman.net/pgpkey.html
>>>  > FOAF: http://www.ivan-herman.net/foaf.rdf
>>>  >
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Dr. Birte Glimm, Room 306
>>> Computing Laboratory
>>> Parks Road
>>> Oxford
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>>> United Kingdom
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>>>
>>
>> --
>> Dr. Axel Polleres
>> Digital Enterprise Research Institute, National University of Ireland,
>> Galway
>> email: axel.polleres@deri.org  url: http://www.polleres.net/
>>
> 
> 
> 
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