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Type Conference or Workshop Paper
Scope Discipline-based scholarship
Published in Proceedings Yes
Title Relational databases as semantic web endpoints
Organization Unit
Authors
  • Matthias Hert
Presentation Type paper
Item Subtype Original Work
Refereed Yes
Status Published in final form
Language
  • English
Event Title 6th European Semantic Web Conference
Event Type conference
Event Location Heraklion, Greece
Event Start Date May 31 - 2009
Event End Date June 4 - 2009
Abstract Text This proposal explores the promotion of existing relational databases to Semantic Web Endpoints. It presents the benefits of ontology-based read and write access to existing relational data as well as the need for specialized, scalable reasoning over that data. We introduce our approach for translating SPARQL/Update operations to SQL, describe how scalable reasoning can be realized by using the power of the database system, and outline two case studies for evaluating our approach.
Digital Object Identifier 10.1007/978-3-642-02121-3_84
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