Using Taxonomy to Search RDF Graphs

Searching IODP Central Inventory with an RDF Taxonomy

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Goal

Demonstrate using a Taxonomy to Search RDF Graph

  • Two separate graphs (schema) (Sample inventory from ESO and CDEX)
  • Two separate vocabularies mediated by a common taxonomy
  • Issue SPARQL commands to pull resources from both graphs based on this taxonomy
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Elements

Vocabulary + Query

  • RDF vocabulary
  • SPARQL
SPARQL end point
Results

Why Bother

  • Search based on concepts...
  • Facilitate facetted browsing on more than just parameters