Rule-based Data Access

July 4, 2014 at 3:20 PM
Prof. Harold Boley talked on The Many Uses of Rules in Ontology-Based Data Access ( at the Kolloquium Informatik ( / Semantic Web Meetup (, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, July 4, 2014, moderated by Prof. Adrian Paschke. The talk explained the three major concepts of Ontology-Based Data Access (OBDA) -- queries, ontologies, and mappings -- as rules, and presented a unified architecture for Rule-Based Data Access (RBDA, The discussion went, among other things, into the uniformity advantages of RBDA and the DeltaForest case study at WSL Birmensdorf, Switzerland, on the susceptibility of forests to climate change.