W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-rdf-logic@w3.org > March 2002

Re: Mapping of DAML+OIL onto DB

From: Chris Mungall <cjm@fruitfly.bdgp.berkeley.edu>
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2002 11:33:32 -0800 (PST)
To: "Andrei S. Lopatenko" <andrei@derpi.tuwien.ac.at>
cc: Www-Rdf-Logic <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.10.10203291123010.21626-100000@fruitfly>

Hi,

Is mapping via XML the best way? What about going straight to an RDF-db
mapping?

I've had fairly negative experiences of OO-RDBMS mappings.

What about datalog - e.g. something like TRIPLE with XSB using a database
backend?

On Fri, 29 Mar 2002, Andrei S. Lopatenko wrote:

> Just some additions
> 
> 
> > DB conferences are plenty of proposals for persistent storage of XML
> > documents; for example, you could consider WebDB
> > (http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/conf/webdb/). I'm sure you
> > can reuse most of the work for DAML+OIL, with the caveat (which I
> 
> if want to use storage of XML documents  in RDBMS
> then I think the following work might be useful
> 
> The Relation between Ontologies and Schema-languages: Translating
> OIL-specifications in XML-Schema
> Michel Klein, Dieter Fensel, Frank van Harmelen, and Ian Horrocks
> http://delicias.dia.fi.upm.es/WORKSHOP/ECAI00/7.pdf
> 
> Generating of XML DTD from ontologies   (Ontobroker F-Logic, link to DAML
> is ) is investegated in
> Michael Erdmann, Rudi Studer: Ontologies as Conceptual Models for XML
> Documents.
> http://sern.ucalgary.ca/KSI/KAW/KAW99/papers/Erdmann1/erdmann.pdf
> 
> When XML Schema from ontology is generated, then some XML to RDBMS framework
> can be applied
> 
> 
> Another approach is generating of OO schemas from ontologies and then OO to
> DBMS (what is a subject of research for a long time a lot of frameworks and
> software tools are developed)
> see for example
> Kenneth Baclawski , Mieczyslaw K. Kokar , Paul A. Kogut , Lewis Hart ,
> Jeffrey Smith , William S. Holmes , Jerzy Letkowski , Michael L. Aronson
> Extending UML to Support Ontology Engineering for the Semantic Web
> Volume 2185, Issue , pp 0342-
> Lecture Notes in Computer Science  (available at Springer LCNS web site)
> 
> Best regards
> MSc Andrei S. Lopatenko
> Researcher
> Vienna University of Technology
> A chairman of CERIF Task Group
> euroCRIS conc.
> http://purl.org/NET/andrei
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Enrico Franconi" <franconi@cs.man.ac.uk>
> To: <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
> Sent: Friday, March 29, 2002 12:34 PM
> Subject: Re: Mapping of DAML+OIL onto DB
> 
> > believe holds for DAML-DB as well) that your query language will not
> > understand at all the semantics behind DAML+OIL structures.
> > Welcome to the syntactic web :-)
> > cheers
> > -- e.
> >
> > Enrico Franconi                     - franconi@cs.man.ac.uk
> > University of Manchester            - http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~franconi/
> > Department of Computer Science      - Phone: +44 (161) 275 6170
> > Manchester M13 9PL, UK              - Fax:   +44 (161) 275 6204
> >
> >
> 
> 
Received on Friday, 29 March 2002 14:33:24 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 7 December 2009 10:52:42 GMT