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Re: Need compelling story on the value of ontologies in fusing location-based data

From: Thomas B. Passin <tpassin@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 08:40:33 -0400
To: Rdf-Interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
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[Leo Sauermann]

> With semantic web you could make COOL queries like
> "which companies that need my products are around here where my Car is
> and have not been contacted by my coworkers ?"
>

Starbase had a project where they wrapped about half a dozen company
databases in topic map wrappers, including CRM, but tracking,  and GIS
databases.  They actually could answer queestions much like yours above.  (I
do not think that they had the locations of their cars in the system).

Cheers,

Tom P
Received on Wednesday, 25 June 2003 08:38:46 GMT

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