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Editors' Newswire for 10 March, 2003
23:59, 10 Mar 2003 UTC | XMLhack Editors

A collected summary of items that ran on the xmlhack newswire on 10 March, 2003.

ICS-VRP V 2.5: Validating RDF Parser for FORTH
from Uche Ogbuji at 16:54, 10 Mar
VRP is open source and supports semantic validation of both resource descriptions and schemas. This version is faster, supports WXS Datatypes, updated conformance and some SVG tools.

D2R MAP - Database to RDF Mapping Language and Processor
from Uche Ogbuji at 16:36, 10 Mar
D2R MAP is a declarative language to describe mappings between relational database schemata and OWL ontologies. The mappings can be used by a D2R processor to export data from a relational database to RDF. An open source (LGPL) implementation is available.

Report on Mapping Semantic Web Data with RDBMSes
from Uche Ogbuji at 15:37, 10 Mar
This report is a product of the Semantic Web Advanced Development Europe (SWAD-Europe) project, and authored by Dave Beckett and Jan Grant. It covers mapping triple stores and RDBMS, concentrating on surveying the schemas used and discussing mapping approaches to and from relational schemas. It describes current best practice for using such systems for Semantic Web data.

OASIS forms committee for Web Services Distributed Management (WSDM)
from Uche Ogbuji at 14:54, 10 Mar
The WSDM TC will define a standard way of using Web services architecture and technology to manage distributed resources. It will closely align its work with related activities at other standards groups, including W3C Web Services Architecture Working Group and Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF).

Scholarships made available and participation deadlines extended for SVG Open 2003
from Uche Ogbuji at 14:49, 10 Mar
The deadine to submit a paper abstract or course proposal for the SVG Open 2003 Conference and Exhibition has been extended to 21 March 2003. Also, 30 new scholarships are available to student presenters, courtesy of the BC Advanced Systems Institute. A new poster presentation option has been added for students. SVG Open 2003 will be held July 13-18, 2003 in Vancouver, Canada.

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