Atlanta, GA, USA
April 3, 2006 to April 7, 2006
Zhaohui Wu , Zhejiang University, China
Heng Wang , Zhejiang University, China
Huajun Chen , Zhejiang University, China
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/ICDE.2006.127
We study the problem of answering queries through a RDF/RDFS ontology, given a set of view-based mappings between one or more relational schemas and this target ontology. Particularly, we consider a set of RDFS semantic constraints such as rdfs:subClassof, rdfs:subPropertyof, rdfs:domain, and rdfs:range, which are present in RDF model but neither XML nor relational models. We formally define the query semantics in such an integration scenario, and design a novel query rewriting algorithm to implement the semantics. On our approach, we highlight the important role played by RDF Blank Node in representing incomplete semantics of relational data. A set of semantic tools supporting relational data integration by RDF are also introduced. The approach have been used to integrate 70 relational databases at China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Zhaohui Wu, Heng Wang, Huajun Chen, "RDF/RDFS-based Relational Database Integration", ICDE, 2006, 22nd International Conference on Data Engineering, 22nd International Conference on Data Engineering 2006, pp. 94, doi:10.1109/ICDE.2006.127