Alejandro Mallea

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Blank nodes are defined in RDF as 'existential variables' in the same way that has been used before in mathematical logic. However, evidence suggests that actual usage of RDF does not follow this definition. In this paper we thoroughly cover the issue of blank nodes, from incomplete information in database theory, over different treatments of blank nodes(More)
In this paper we thoroughly cover the issue of blank nodes, which have been defined in RDF as 'existential variables'. We first introduce the theoretical precedent for existential blank nodes from first order logic and incomplete information in database theory. We then cover the different (and sometimes incompatible) treatment of blank nodes across the W3C(More)
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