Alexandre Bertails

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The W3C's "Direct Mapping of Relational Data to RDF" defines a simple, practical and intuitive interpretation of SQL database tables as RDF graphs. This document specifies the formal data models for RDB (Relational DataBase) and RDF and defines a denotational semantics of RDB in the RDF domain. We show how this mapping treats all of the important features(More)
JUL 15 2014 LIBRARIES The author hereby grants to M.I.T. permission to reproduce and distribute publicly paper and electronic copies of this thesis and to grant others the right to do so. Abstract Most of today's web applications are tightly coupled to proprietary server backends that store and control all user data. This thesis presents Linked Data as a(More)
The popularity and plurality of social sharing and collaboration platforms today demonstrates the demand for sharing information at a wide variety of granularities and scale — from public blogging of micro-data (e.g., microblogging posts, page " Likes " , and place-" check-ins ") to specific, full-on collaborative sharing of documents and projects. The(More)
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