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Re: Enterprise semantics

From: Yury Katkov <katkov.juriy@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2011 11:46:00 +0300
Message-ID: <BANLkTimqE-aHU1E94TJqiXSd-m7tVk-iZA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sebastian Samaruga <cognescent@gmail.com>
Cc: Semantic web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Pragmatic web <pragmaticweb@listserv.uni-hohenheim.de>
hi!
For the first part of question I recommend to look at Ontoprise
solutins for enterprise [1]. Oracle effforts may also be interesting
for you [2].
Yury

[1] www.ontoprise.de/
[2] http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/options/semantic-tech/index.html
On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 1:12 AM, Sebastian Samaruga <cognescent@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I was wondering if there is a real business application, framework or whatever who takes 'semantic' techniques
> or semantic back ends and triple stores for doing something useful in such a way where an explicit or implicit
> advantage over using actual RDBMSs or ORM tools can be acknowledged.
>
> Can 'semantics' be leveraged with such a layer in a way where the 'knowledge' expressed in those triples is in
> some way useful to an application developer who needs to expose some functionality to end users in the form
> of use-cases and there 'semantics' make a real difference?
>
> Aren't we needing some kind of 'on-rails' approach where we 'know' not only for the pure pleasure of 'knowing'
> but in the aim of doing something useful in the pursue of a users needs requirements purpose. What we lack
> here are application 'standards', patterns or guidelines in which one could base an application development
> specification proposal that can be presented to some manager in the hope to be successfully accepted as
> a solution addressing some needs, and not to be scared because it will surely be rejected because it is not
> an enterprise or business level specification because of being based on inmature or non-standard ways.
>
> Are there some efforts in achieving such goals that I'm missing?
>
> Meanwhile, trying to oversimplify, there are some Semantic-ORM like techniques we are trying to develop,
> including a higher level object graph navigation language with semiotic additions:
> http://cognescent.googlecode.com
>
> Best,
> Sebastián Samaruga - Cognescent
> http://cognescent.blogspot.com
>
>



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Yury V. Katkov
Laboratory of intelligent systems
of the Saint-Petersburg National University of Information
Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, Russia
http://ailab.ifmo.ru
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