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Re: A very basic question

From: Thomas B. Passin <tpassin@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2004 09:31:28 -0500
Message-ID: <40604A40.4050108@comcast.net>
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

Zhu, Bin wrote:

>    I have a very basic question. RDF statements are all triples. But if
> I want to express "Tom borrowed a book from Mike", how do I express this
> sentence using triples?  Thanks in advance!
> 

I would suggest reading about Conceptual Graphs, and then modeling your 
RDF structures after a conceptual graph for the sentence.

See

http://www.jfsowa.com/cg

Your example sentence might be modeled something like this -

{[Tom] -> (agent)
[book] ->(subject]
[Mike] ->(source)
[yesterday] -> (point in time) } -> [borrow]

Cheers,

Tom P
Received on Tuesday, 23 March 2004 09:28:45 UTC

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