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Semantic Web Reasoning for Ontology-Based Integration of Resources

  • Liviu Badea
  • Doina Tilivea
  • Anca Hotaran
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3208)

Abstract

The Semantic Web should enhance the current World Wide Web with reasoning capabilities for enabling automated processing of possibly distributed information. In this paper we describe an architecture for Semantic Web reasoning and query answering in a very general setting involving several heterogeneous information sources, as well as domain ontologies needed for offering a uniform and source-independent view on the data. Since querying a Web source is very costly in terms of response time, we focus mainly on the query planner of such a system, as it may allow avoiding the access to query-irrelevant sources or combinations of sources based on knowledge about the domain and the sources.

Keywords

Resource Description Framework Description Logic Integrity Constraint Domain Ontology Query Planning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liviu Badea
    • 1
  • Doina Tilivea
    • 1
  • Anca Hotaran
    • 1
  1. 1.AI Lab, National Institute for Research and Development in InformaticsBucharestRomania

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