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Re: Suggestions for implementing a "document matches" program?

From: Richard H. McCullough <rhm@cdepot.net>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2003 15:18:36 -0700
Message-ID: <001a01c3091d$401bef60$bd7ba8c0@rhm8200>
To: "Roger L. Costello" <costello@mitre.org>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Cc: "Costello,Roger L." <costello@mitre.org>
The TAP GetData function does this kind of matching.
Why don't you give it a try?

I have implemented a simple command line version of GetData.
But I think you will want to use the more general capabilities,
which will require more sophisticated use of the Java (or Perl)
Dick McCullough 
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  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Roger L. Costello 
  To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org 
  Cc: Costello,Roger L. 
  Sent: Sunday, April 20, 2003 5:03 PM
  Subject: Suggestions for implementing a "document matches" program?

  Hi Folks,

  Suppose that you want to create a PROGRAM which, when handed *any* XML
  instance document, decides whether or not it meets this desire:

  "I am interested in purchasing a camera with a 75-300mm zoom lens, that
  has an aperture of 4.5-5.6, and a shutter speed that ranges from 1/500
  sec. to 1.0 sec."

  To recap, here's the scenario:

  XML instance document --> PROGRAM ---> "Yes! It's a match!" 
                                         (or, "No match")

  [The idea is that PROGRAM will "consult" the Camera Ontology whenever it
  encounters XML elements that it does not "understand"]

  What are your recommendations for implementing PROGRAM?

  Would you recommend using a query language, such as DQL (DAML Query
  Language) combined with some Java code?  Or would you recommend using
  something else?  Has someone already done something like this?  /Roger
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