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Re: a doubt on basic concepts

From: Jeen Broekstra <jbroeks@cs.vu.nl>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 09:58:16 +0200
Message-ID: <41761A98.5020609@cs.vu.nl>
To: Peter <meancity@gmail.com>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

Peter wrote:
> hi Jeen
>  u said OIL has RDF syntax ?
> i read "OIL in a Nutshell" 2000, in side
> author gives something like this 
> 
> ontology-container
> title "African animals"
> creator "Ian Horrocks"

[snip]

> as a example of OIL.
> i assume this one is OIL syntax...

That is correct. This syntax is known as OIL's presentation syntax and 
is based on Frame-based modeling. But OIL also has an RDF syntax. See 
the paper "Adding Formal Semantics to the Web" (2000) at 
http://www.ontoknowledge.org/oil/papers/extending-rdfs.html.


Jeen
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Jeen Broekstra                                      Vrije Universiteit
                                Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science
jbroeks@cs.vu.nl                 de Boelelaan 1081a, 1081 HV Amsterdam
http://www.cs.vu.nl/~jbroeks                           The Netherlands
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