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Re: Mapping of DAML+OIL onto DB

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2002 10:08:22 -0500
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To: "Hector Ceballos" <al780234@mail.mty.itesm.mx>, <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
At 3:52 PM -0600 4/3/02, Hector Ceballos wrote:
>You're mentioning initiatives and works for mapping ontologies in databases,
>but is there any initiative for especifying in certain way a relationship
>between classes/properties and objects stored in a database? This way,
>ontologies would remain at web but instances could be stored locally and
>accesible through intelligent agents or other kind of services.
>Probably it's not related with original question, but I'd like to know if
>exist something like this.
>Hector G. Ceballos

We've done exactly that with the Parka-DB system (soon to be released 
as an RDF triple store, pending some code fixes).  A paper describing 
this work which was deployed at Johns Hopkins Hospital was published 
  K. Stoffel and J. Hendler,
  Back-End technology for High Performance Knowledge Representation 
Systems, IEEE Intelligent Systems, May, 1999

a preprint version of the paper is available on the web at

  -Jim H.

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