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RE: model-model mapping

From: Murk Muller <mm@mmrecht.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 18:12:40 +0100
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To: "Danny Ayers" <danny666@virgilio.it>
Cc: "Www-Rdf-Logic" <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
oops, no wonder, such a URL does not exist. The right one is:
http://rdf.lexml.de , apologies.


At 12:40 15.01.02 +0100, you wrote:
>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 Wednesday, 16 January 2002 12:11:25 UTC

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