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Re: model-model mapping

From: Murk Muller <mmuller@snafu.de>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2002 13:02:04 +0100
Message-Id: <200201141202.g0EC24204058@linuxal.local>
To: "Www-Rdf-Logic" <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
Dear Danny,

have a look at http://rdf.dictionary.de on the "legal rdf dictionary". In a 
technical sense it is not in a developed stage yet, but from a methodological 
perspective it may have to offer something for your purposes.

Murk Muller

Am Samstag, 12. Januar 2002 23:10 schrieb Danny Ayers:
> 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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