Re: More RDFizers

From: Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 15:35:16 -0500

Roberto García González wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have found the RDFizers initiative at the Simile site very
> interesting. I would like to contribute some rdfizing tools we have
> developed so far.
> They are part of the Rhizomik initiative ( and are
> available from the ReDeFer project site (
> together with more detailed information and related publications.
> These are the transformations:
> - XSD -> OWL: maps XML Schema constructs to OWL ones trying to capture
> the XSD implicit semantics.
> - XML -> RDF: maps XML instances to RDF ones that are semantically
> enriched. The semantics are those previously explicited by the XSD to
> OWL mappings of the involved XSDs. For instance, it is possible to
> perform semantic queries on the resulting RDF that take into account
> the semantics of the substitutionGroup.
> There is also a RDF to HTML service, although this one goes in reverse
> direction and therefore should be in a DeRDFizers repository :-)


thanks for this, I just added it to the list of the RDFizers.

The XML->RDF RDFizer based on XSD->OWL structure extraction seems very
useful... can you tell us more about it? is the code available somewhere
for the second stage?

thanks much!

Stefano Mazzocchi
Research Scientist                 Digital Libraries Research Group
Massachusetts Institute of Technology            location: E25-131C
77 Massachusetts Ave                   telephone: +1 (617) 253-1096
Cambridge, MA  02139-4307              email: stefanom at mit . edu
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