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Re: How to seperate ontology from instances?

From: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>
Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2011 15:08:27 -0500
Message-ID: <4D6AAF3B.90707@thefigtrees.net>
To: Marvin Lugair <aunmguy@yahoo.com>
CC: public-sparql-dev@w3.org
Hi Marvin,

There are a lot of aspects to this question, both technologically and 
socially. I'd recommend re-asking it on the Web site 
http://www.semanticoverflow.com, where you will reach a broader 
community in a more appropriate forum for discussion.


On 2/24/2011 8:32 PM, Marvin Lugair wrote:
> Hi Does anyone know of a way to separate the ontologies from instance data?
> Say you are given an RDF file that contains both ontological and instance triples. You want to break this along the rdf:type boundaries.
> Is there a way to do this?
> I tried running sparql to search for things that are types of other things themselves (to discover the classes) but then I have some classes that are not a type for any instances but rather superclasses (other classes have a subclass relation to them but nothing has a direct type of them)...
> Is there a clean way to do this in sparql? Can we do it through the URI's somehow?
> Thanks!
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