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Re: rdf and category theory

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 07:10:36 -0400
To: "henry.story@bblfish.net" <henry.story@bblfish.net>, dspivak@gmail.com
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20140409111035.GC18838@w3.org>
* henry.story@bblfish.net <henry.story@bblfish.net> [2014-04-09 12:49+0200]
> I am reading up on category theory, which is very important in functional 
> programming languages. Does anyone have some insight on what the relations
> between the two are? Do people use category theory to prove things in rdf 
> or vice versa?

David Spivak and I looked at using category theory to back the query
rewriting algorithms in SWObjects. The notion was to treat query
rewrite as morphisms between different schemas. I don't recall how far
we got. David?

> Henry
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/


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