Monday, October 6, 2008

Orthogonal Predicates

A first foray into semantic web could be a small set of initial predicates. For example, a museum might ask what are the most notable ways two artifacts, events, or people can be related. Person A invented artifact B, and so on. The question then arises, what is the most useful small set of predicates for a given application? How do you minimize their number while maximizing functional versatility?