owl : sameAs and Linked Data : An Empirical Study

  title={owl : sameAs and Linked Data : An Empirical Study},
  author={Li Ding Tetherless and Joshua Shinavier Tetherless and Timothy W. Finin and Deborah L. McGuinness},
Linked Data is a steadily growing presence on the Web. In Linked Data, the description of resources can be obtained incrementally by dereferencing the URIs of resources via the HTTP protocol. The use of owl:sameAs further enriches the Linked Data space by declaratively supporting distributed semantic data integration at the instance level. When consuming Linked Data, users should be careful when handling owl:sameAs: in that URIs linked by owl:sameAs may not be appropriate for simple aggregation… CONTINUE READING
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