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November 29, 2009

RDFS: The primary document

Shorter and more interesting than I remember.

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May 27, 2009

"Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist"

And for anyone interested in working with ontologies.

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May 22, 2009

Writing about the Semantic Web

And Linked Data, and RDF, and RDFa, and SPARQL, and OWL, and...

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December 22, 2008

Adding metadata value with Pellet

A nice new feature of Pellet 2.0.

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July 30, 2008

DevX article "Relational Database Integration with RDF/OWL"

Summarizing and demonstrating the use of relational databases and OWL metadata together to get more out of the databases.

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May 29, 2008

Adding semantics to make data more valuable

The secret revealed.

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October 4, 2007

The "DL" in "OWL DL"

An interesting legacy that contributes many cool things to OWL.

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August 23, 2007

using owl:imports

Like XInclude, or #include, or xsl:include and xsl:import, but trickier.

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August 6, 2007

Some great W3C explanations of basic ontology concepts

Highlights from the OWL Use Cases and Requirements

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May 10, 2007

BoingBoing goofing on ontology designers

Monotonicity constraints? Hilarious!

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January 17, 2007

Great survey of RDF/web development tools

For both reading and writing RDF.

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January 12, 2007

Making up URIs

Or not.

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December 23, 2006

XML 2006 paper done and available

The slides, too.

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December 13, 2006

RDF versus XQuery

Different tools for different problems.

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November 28, 2006

Schema language victory (and OWL)

Winning, losing, and influencing.

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November 10, 2006

DAM! Subversion! RDF? (OWL?)

One nice thing about blogging is that if you don't have the spare time to code up an idea, you can at least describe the design issues and see what people think.

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November 6, 2006

Mapping relational data to RDF with D2RQ

Getting more URIs into your triples' objects, and why this is good.

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October 30, 2006

Integrating relational databases with RDF/OWL

Done, if on a fairly small scale.

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September 1, 2006

RDFS without RDF/OWL?

Has RDF Schema become merely a layer of RDF/OWL?

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August 24, 2006

RDF/OWL for data silo integration?

Are the rumors true?

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