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StdTrip+K: Design Rationale in the RDB-to-RDF Process

  • Rita Berardi
  • Karin Breitman
  • Marco Antônio Casanova
  • Giseli Rabello Lopes
  • Adriana Pereira de Medeiros
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8055)

Abstract

The design rationale behind the triplification of a relational database is a valuable information source, especially for the process of interlinking published triplesets. Indeed, studies show that the arbitrary use of the owl:sameAs property, without carrying context information regarding the triplesets to be linked, has jeopardized the reuse of the triplesets. This article therefore proposes the StdTrip+K process that integrates a design rationale approach with a triplification strategy. The process supports the reuse of standard RDF vocabularies recommended by W3C for publishing datasets and automatically collects the entire rationale behind the ontology design, using a specific vocabulary called Kuaba+W.

Keywords

Triplification mapping matching design rationale 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Berardi
    • 1
  • Karin Breitman
    • 1
  • Marco Antônio Casanova
    • 1
  • Giseli Rabello Lopes
    • 1
  • Adriana Pereira de Medeiros
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de InformáticaPontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Instituto de Ciência e TecnologiaUniversidade Federal FluminenseBrazil

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