A Method and Module for Creating a Relational Database Schema from an Ontology
A method for creating a relational database schema is provided. The method comprises accessing a reference ontology comprising a first number of concepts and a second number of properties, selecting a first set of concepts from the reference ontology, determining a first set of properties from said second number of properties, associated with the selected first set of concepts, determining a second set of concepts associated with the determined first set of properties, and generating a relational database schema comprising a number of tables, of which at least one table pertains to a concept of said second set of concepts. Further, a module for creating a relational database schema is provided.
Patent Application, No. PCT/IB2009/055548