RDF Data in Property Graph Model

  • Dominik TomaszukEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 672)


This paper proposes a formalization of the Property Graphs (PG) model, which now does not have a commonly agreed-upon formal definition. The paper shows how to store Resource Description Framework (RDF) triples in the form that can be easily processable in PG databases. We propose methods for mapping from one model to another. This is important because of existing many graph databases, in which we enable to load RDF data. Moreover, we propose a new serialization, called YARS, for RDF that is compatible with PG solutions.


Resource Description Framework Property Graph Edge Label Graph Database Resource Description Framework Data 
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The author gratefully acknowledges the members of the Neo4j team. We thank Olaf Hartig for comments that greatly improved the paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of InformaticsUniversity of BialystokBiałystokPoland

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