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RE: model-model mapping

From: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 12:40:20 +0100
To: <mm@mmrecht.com>, "Www-Rdf-Logic" <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EBEPLGMHCDOJJJPCFHEFOEHKELAA.danny666@virgilio.it>
Thanks, but yesterday & today I'm getting a DNS error on that address.


Danny Ayers
<stuff> http://www.isacat.net </stuff>

>-----Original Message-----
>From: www-rdf-logic-request@w3.org
>[mailto:www-rdf-logic-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Murk Muller
>Sent: 14 January 2002 13:02
>To: Www-Rdf-Logic
>Subject: Re: model-model mapping
>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
>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>
Received on Tuesday, 15 January 2002 06:44:11 UTC

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