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Re: Higher-arity to RDF binary

From: Jakub Kotowski <jakubkotowski@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 16:59:06 +0200
Message-ID: <4BEEB6BA.4070106@gmx.net>
To: Jitao Yang <jitao.yang@gmail.com>
CC: semantic-web@w3.org, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Hi,

Jitao Yang wrote:
> Regarding arity, RDF is binary,
> are there any good methods for encoding higher-arity relations in a graph?

This is a frequent question about RDF, see for example:

http://www.w3.org/TR/swbp-n-aryRelations/
http://www.w3.org/2004/08/12-Yoshio/onNaryRelations.html

and some discussion of the triple choice:
http://blogs.sun.com/bblfish/entry/why_binary_relations_beat_tuples

Jakub

> 
> Thanks,
> Jitao
> 
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