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Temporal RDF

  • Claudio Gutierrez
  • Carlos Hurtado
  • Alejandro Vaisman
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3532)

Abstract

The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a metadata model and language recommended by the W3C. This paper presents a framework to incorporate temporal reasoning into RDF, yielding temporal RDF graphs. We present a semantics for temporal RDF graphs, a syntax to incorporate temporality into standard RDF graphs, an inference system for temporal RDF graphs, complexity bounds showing that entailment in temporal RDF graphs does not yield extra asymptotic complexity with respect to standard RDF graphs and sketch a temporal query language for RDF.

Keywords

Resource Description Framework Query Language Temporal Database Resource Description Framework Data Resource Description Framework Graph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudio Gutierrez
    • 1
  • Carlos Hurtado
    • 1
  • Alejandro Vaisman
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversidad de Chile 
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversidad de Buenos Aires 

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