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The combined approach to ontology-based data access

Kontchakov, Roman and Lutz, C. and Toman, D. and Wolter, F. and Zakharyaschev, Michael (2011) The combined approach to ontology-based data access. In: Walsh, T. (ed.) Twenty-Second International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. California, U.S.: AAAI Press, pp. 2656-2661. ISBN 9781577355120.

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The use of ontologies for accessing data is one of the most exciting new applications of description logics in databases and other information systems. A realistic way of realising sufficiently scalable ontology- based data access in practice is by reduction to querying relational databases. In this paper, we describe the combined approach, which incorporates the information given by the ontology into the data and employs query rewriting to eliminate spurious answers. We illustrate this approach for ontologies given in the DL-Lite family of description logics and briefly discuss the results obtained for the EL family.

Item Type: Book Section
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems
Depositing User: Roman Kontchakov
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2012 09:45
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2016 12:02

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