A Novel Memory-Oriented OWL Storage System

  • Dongwon Jeong
  • Myounghoi Choi
  • Yang-Seung Jeon
  • Youn-Hee Han
  • Young-Sik Jeong
  • Sung-Kook Han
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4331)


A novel memory-oriented OWL storage system is proposed. Semantic Web is recognized as the next generation Web and OWL (Web Ontology Language) is one of the most important technologies to achieve the Semantic Web. Even though several memory-oriented storage systems have been proposed to manage and handle OWL documents, they still suffer from low performance. In this paper, we propose a new memory-based OWL storage system to resolve the problem. This paper describes the proposed storage model and shows the experiment and comparison result. The evaluation result shows our storage system provides higher performance than other systems. Therefore, it enables us to develop and provides high quality Semantic Web services.


Storage System Resource Description Framework Description Logic Storage Model Comparative Item 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dongwon Jeong
    • 1
  • Myounghoi Choi
    • 1
  • Yang-Seung Jeon
    • 3
  • Youn-Hee Han
    • 2
  • Young-Sik Jeong
    • 3
  • Sung-Kook Han
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of Informatics and StatisticsKunsan National UniversityGunsanKorea
  2. 2.School of Internet-MediaKorea University of Technology and EducationCheonan, ChungnamKorea
  3. 3.Dept. of Computer EngineeringWonkwang UniversityIksan, Jeollabuk-doKorea

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