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Re: Is OWL useful at all for Quantitative Science?

From: Holger Knublauch <holger@topquadrant.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 09:44:13 -0700
Message-Id: <DFE8E538-7CC9-4FBC-A9B7-43E5086C276D@topquadrant.com>
To: public-semweb-lifesci <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
> You might also be interested in looking at SPIN, an extension of OWL  
> and SPARQL that uses an extended SPARQL syntax to create new  
> inferences, run simulations etc. It is only part of TopBraid  
> Composer so far (a commercial application).

Hi Matthias,

thanks for establishing the link - I fully agree with you on the  
usefulness of SPARQL for these tasks.

Just a quick detail: the SPIN spec and the Java API are all open source:

http://www.topquadrant.com/topbraid/spin/api/

Holger
Received on Tuesday, 31 March 2009 16:45:00 UTC

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