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dc.contributor.authorOren, Eyalen
dc.contributor.authorDelbru, Renauden
dc.contributor.authorGerke, Sebastianen
dc.contributor.authorHaller, Arminen
dc.contributor.authorDecker, Stefanen
dc.identifier.citationEyal Oren, Renaud Delbru, Sebastian Gerke, Armin Haller, Stefan Decker "ActiveRDF: Object-oriented semantic web programming", Proceedings of the International World-Wide Web Conference, 2007.en
dc.description.abstractObject-oriented programming is the current mainstream programming paradigm but existing RDF APIs are mostly triple-oriented. Traditional techniques for bridging a similar gap between relational databases and object-oriented programs cannot be applied directly given the different nature of Semantic Web data, for example in the semantics of class membership, inheritance relations, and object conformance to schemas. We present ActiveRDF, an object-oriented API for managing RDF data that offers full manipulation and querying of RDF data, does not rely on a schema and fully conforms to RDF(S) semantics. ActiveRDF can be used with different RDF data stores: adapters have been implemented to generic SPARQL endpoints, Sesame, Jena, Redland and YARS and new adapters can be added easily. In addition, integration with the popular Ruby on Rails framework enables rapid development of Semantic Web applications.en
dc.publisherAssociation for Computing Machineryen
dc.subjectObject-oriented programmingen
dc.subjectScripting languagesen
dc.subjectRuby on Railsen
dc.subject.lcshSemantic weben
dc.titleActiveRDF: Object-oriented semantic web programmingen
dc.typeConference paperen
dc.local.publisherstatement© ACM, 2007. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in WWW '07: Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web
dc.contributor.funderScience Foundation Irelanden

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