Integrating Relational Databases with the Semantic Web

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Integrating Relational Databases with the Semantic WebFebruary 24, 2015
Dr. Juan F. Sequeda will be giving a talk in room 1140 of the Winslow Building on the RPI Campus Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 1:00pm.

In this talk, Dr. Sequeda will provide an answer to the following question: Can a Relational Database be mapped to existing Semantic Web ontologies and act as a reasoner? He will present his system UltrawrapOBDA, an Ontology Based Data Access system comprising bidirectional evaluation, that is, a hybridization of query rewriting (backward chaining) and materialization (forward chaining). UltrawrapOBDA supports inheritance and transitivity.

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