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Re: model-model mapping

From: Andrei S. Lopatenko <andrei@derpi.tuwien.ac.at>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2002 17:23:18 +0100
Message-ID: <01da01c19b85$71f1eb40$a6498280@tuwien.ac.at>
To: "Danny Ayers" <danny666@virgilio.it>, "Www-Rdf-Logic" <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
Danny
some relevant links  (see Links part at)
http://derpi.tuwien.ac.at/~andrei/rdf_transform.htm


Best regards
MSc Andrei S. Lopatenko
Researcher
Vienna University of Technology
Extension Centre
http://derpi.tuwien.ac.at/~andrei/

----- Original Message -----
From: "Danny Ayers" <danny666@virgilio.it>
To: "Www-Rdf-Logic" <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2002 11:10 PM
Subject: model-model mapping


> Could anyone please point me in the direction of any work done on ways of
> mapping between different vocabularies, schemas and their models. There's
> obviously been a fair bit of work been done on things like mapping RDBMS
> schema to XML schema or object models, but what I'm after is a more
generic,
> 'meta' form of this. Terms like 'equivalentTo' would work in this context,
> but what would be really nice would be to find a whole RDF Schema in this
> space ;-)
>
> The particular application I have in mind only needs a narrow aspect of
this
> : more or less one-to-one mapping between an arbitrary domain-specific
graph
> based model (such as that of a hierarchical organisation) and a
general-case
> graph (just nodes & arcs here), but the ability to map from one model to
> another enables the reasoning facilities (i.e. algorithms) of the second
> model to be applied to the first, which is an approach that strikes me as
> being ideal for SW work, but rather neglected (ok, this is something that
is
> done a lot through the back door, e.g. using the Rete algorithm in Jess
> plugged into from Protege, but the mapping is, meta-speaking, usually
> hard-coded). If I do have to come up with my own RDFS, then it might as
well
> be based on a reasonably general case (rather than the feeble attempts
I've
> tried so far).
>
> Cheers,
> Danny.
>
> ---
>
> Danny Ayers
> <stuff> http://www.isacat.net </stuff>
>
>
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