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Re: RDF graph representation

From: Yuzhong Qu <yzqu@seu.edu.cn>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 10:59:07 +0800
Message-ID: <001801c47061$31075800$170f77ca@xobjects>
To: "Dimitri Glazkov" <dimitri.glazkov@gmail.com>
Cc: "RDF Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
> This may be a bit of sophistry, but since predicate may be used as
> subject (and object, I assume) in RDF, doesn't this make a
> node-arc-node representation of a triple invalid?

It's valid.

> For instance, how would you represent an OWL property restriction in
> such a graph mode? Wouldn't this mean that you'd have to point an arc
> into the middle of another arc?

For example, by using following three triples:

anAnonymousClass rdf:type owl:Restriction 

anAnonymousClass owl:onProperty aProperty

anAnonymousClass owl:allValueFrom aClass
[ or other possibility]

> Or am I missing something here? (which is probably the case) 
> Illuminate me please..

Yuzhong Qu
Received on Thursday, 22 July 2004 22:57:51 UTC

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